Archive for the ‘Apartments’ Category
Friday, September 2nd, 2016
Article source: Architectures David Tajchman
The Gran Mediterraneo is an innovative concept of High-Rise that integrates a public automated car-park, operates as the first induction charging station for public and shared electric driverless vehicles in the city (future ‘sherut’), and mixes programs of vertical living: residential apartments and hotel, bars and restaurants, farming and public gardens, swimming pools and dead sea spas, co-working spaces for offices and start-ups, educational and events spaces. Innovative also with its topological geometry giving a spiral effect to the high-rise, the Gran Mediterraneo breaks with the global and usual stacking of horizontal slabs wrapped with mirrored glass, aiming to renew Tel Aviv skyline with a ‘Unesco proclaimed white city’ specific vertical architecture. To be built with white concrete, using the latest construction and digital technologies, the curvy high-rise is filled with mediterranean and dead sea natures.
Image Courtesy © Architectures David Tajchman
- Architects: Architectures David Tajchman
- Project: Gran Mediterraneo
- Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
- Design team: Luc izri, David tajchman
- Year: March 2016
- Status: Ongoing
Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
Article source: Mesura
The Born is a lively and authentic neighborhood in Barcelona characterized by different population and the most diverse shops. It has a heterogeneous town planning, laid down by narrow streets with old modest houses and streets with old majestic palaces, which have been renovated as a consequence of the tourism demand in this particular district.
Image Courtesy © Jose Hevia
- Architects: Mesura
- Project: Borne Apartments Barcelona
- Location: Barcelona, Spain
- Photography: Jose Hevia
- Software used: ArchiCAD
- Project date/ construction date: October 2014 – January 2015
Thursday, August 25th, 2016
Article source: Weston Baker Creative Group
The Hybrid Farm Apartment Building is a new building type designed for cities, which offers farm space for locally grown produce as well as residences. This particular hybrid farm design also addresses local conditions at the High Line and positions the hybrid building within the general context of architecture in the area. The geometry of the building adjusts to the angle of the sun throughout the day. Only the top of the building sees the morning sun because of the height of the surrounding buildings in Chelsea. As the sun comes across the sky to the West, the building twists to evenly distribute daylight throughout the day. The farm terraces are accessible by residents of the apartments on each floor. There is a public observation garden on the top floor and an art gallery on the second floor, both accessible from the High Line.
Image Courtesy © Weston Baker Creative Group
Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016
Article source: Plasma Studio
The building is located on a hillside in the Dolomites, at the end of a residential area.
The volume has been developed mainly from its pragmatic functional request to host 6 independent apartments with one common circulation: through a cut that marks the main access and the division of the units the volume is splitted into 2 halves. Besides its functional meaning this incision becomes the main defining element of the building: from the cut at either side a strip unfolds that forms the balustrade of a generous covered balcony and ends into the surrounding topography. Following the steep natural hillside with each floor the strips and the façade jump back.
Image Courtesy © PLASMA Studio
- Architects: Plasma Studio
- Project: Haus Dolomitenblick – residential building with 6 unitsand undergroung garage
- Location: Sexten, Sesto Italy
- Size: 1.050m²
- Completed: Summer 2012
Sunday, August 21st, 2016
Article source: Team V Architecture
HAUT, the 21-storey wooden residential building by the Dutch River Amstel, is a serious contender to become the tallest timber tower in the world. The municipality of Amsterdam has selected Team V Architecture with Lingotto, Nicole Maarsen, ARUP and brand partner NLE to develop this remarkable high-rise structure. Construction work is expected to start in the second half of 2017. HAUT promises to be a prototype of building in an innovative, sustainable and environmentally-friendly manner.
Image Courtesy © Zwartlicht
- Architects: Team V Architecture
- Project: HAUT
- Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Photography: Zwartlicht
Tuesday, August 16th, 2016
Article source: MIEL Arquitectos & Studio P10
PISO PUJADES11 is a warm, fresh, luminous apartment, which through a series of quirks allows the owner to explore and maximize the space.
The apartment is a balance between social and tranquil space, the hub of life centering on the vibrant colours of the dining and kitchen area. Leading onto the living room, this converts to an overnight guest area, separated by curtains and reversible sofas. With an additional central bathroom serving the guests.
Image Courtesy © Asier Rua
- Architects: MIEL Arquitectos & Studio P10
- Project: Piso Pujades11
- Location: Barcelona, Spain
- Photography: Asier Rua
- Builder: Room Global SL
- Size: 60 m2
- Time: 2014 – 2015
Tuesday, August 9th, 2016
Article source: Vassiliades Architects
The building is located in Limassol and consisted of 6 apartments. Morphologically, the building is a composition of solid volumes and surfaces, which vary in color and reflect functional differentiations and movements ∙ always aiming to the functionality and the comfort of the user. Dominant feature is the central vertical volume which is marked with a bright red color and serves the vertical movements. The balconies project into \”alignment\” as a reference to the morphological repeatability of the classic flats – only here, the order and the simplicity are the philosophy of composition. The glass railings highlight the overhanging levels and balance the \”heavy feeling\” of the compact set. In the latter, the circular openings in the \”frame\” that surrounds the balconies are opposed. Finally, the south facade retains the compact feeling, but the recesses and projections of the cubic volumes and the mild color variations offer the desired visual transitions that kill monotony.
Image Courtesy © Vassiliades Architects
Sunday, August 7th, 2016
Article source: Wolff Arquitectura
Laredo 18 is a project based on the restoration of a 1960’s building in the Colonia Condesa that is made up of 3 floors, 6 apartments, ground floor parking and a commercial space. Being a poorly maintained building, the project focused on establishing more efficient use of space to maximize economic profitability and environmental form. We modernized the original integrity of the building by combining original elements with handicrafts, metal, and natural materials (stone and wood). We were also able to add 3 apartments, making a total of 9 in the building, with 2 penthouses on the fourth floor and a study on the ground level.
The building seeks integration and permanence to the colony as part of a contemporary intervention to an existing property.
Image Courtesy © Wolff Arquitectura
- Architects: Wolff Arquitectura
- Project: Laredo 18
- Location: Calle Laredo 18, Hipodromo Condesa. Mexico City- ZC: 06100
- Year of Completion: 2016
Friday, August 5th, 2016
Article source: Takashi Nishitani Architects
This project is renewal the entire building to a serviced apartment of Asian international students.
This building is built 40 years ago.
Structure of concrete to be felt of aging is not hiding.
Interior space is filled with a soft light , served the base material of the timber.
Image Courtesy © Satoshi Shigeta
- Architects: Takashi Nishitani Architects
- Project: Serviced Apartments in Otuka
- Location: Toshima-ku , Tokyo , Japan
- Photography: Satoshi Shigeta
- Software used: Vectorworks (2D), Sketch up (3D)
- Textile: studio Akane Moriyama
- Area: type Ⅰ 76.0 sqm, type Ⅱ 70.0 sqm
- Year: 2016
Friday, August 5th, 2016
Article source: KDVA Architects
The apartment of residential compound are located in Moscow, an area of 110 square meters. The flat includes a kitchen – living room, bedroom combined with bathroom, guest bathroom and children room. In this project the important element is balance, naturalness and functionality. The consciousness is rest with natural colors of Japan minimalism and simple architectural forms. In this place people can pass the time of meditation, exercise, affirmations and visualization.
Image Courtesy © KDVA Architects
- Architects: KDVA Architects
- Project: US1K1 apartment
- Location: Moscow, Russia