Residential

LOFT ACCESS

Tamir Addadi Architecture

30 Nov 2010

Stop and stair The client asked Tamir Addadi Architecture to replace the ladder to the loft with permanent stairs in order to improve the connection of the loft to the rest of the house, as he decided to start using it as a study. The main challenge was to design a staircase for the narrow space of 140 cm x 90 cm. It became important to come up with a design solution that would help integrate

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UNLIMITED SPACE

Ruiz Velazquez Projects

15 Nov 2010

Hector Ruiz-Velázquez's Unlimited Space In the attic of emblematic building of 20th century Madrid, this new concept of living space has been designed by architect Hector Ruiz-Valazquez. "The conquest of the square meter has become one of the major concerns of our times. The unaffordable prices and the shortage of living areas in the city have called for a redefinition of the spaces we

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BLACK PEARL HOUSE

Zecc Architecten

15 Nov 2010

Rotterdam's Black Pearl Part of a program in Rotterdam to revitalise disadvantaged neighbourhoods, this house was sold to a private individual with the proviso that the property would be restored within a specified period and that it would be transformed into one home. The renovation of the Rotterdam ‘metier house' was an experiment with spectacular results undertaken by Studio Rolf in

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HOME 06

i29 interior architects

15 Nov 2010

HOME 06 by i29 interior architects This residence at the Singel, Amsterdam (NL) exists from one open space where several functions have been put into freestanding objects. The kitchen and wardrobe are placed near the entrance and combined into one single space. The bath and bedroom is concealed into a volume, which is placed at the back of the house. From the open living area you look alongside

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GT HOUSE

Studio Guilherme Torres

03 Nov 2010

GT HOUSE The design is inspired by Paulo Mendes da Rocha, a Brazilian architect who won the Pritzker prize in 2006, famous for displaying functional mechanisms of a design such as hydraulic and electrical pipes. The young Brazilian architect Guilherme Torres removed all the wall coatings and installed a permanent brick table and couch. The electrical wiring system becomes more evident in the

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