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Contacto Atlântico’s Liberdade 40: renovating according to local tradition

28-08-2020

Contacto Atlântico’s Liberdade 40: renovating according to local tradition

Contacto Atlântico, a Portuguese architectural practice based in Estoril, renovated a twelve-floor building on Lisbon’s famous Avenida da Liberdade. The building, which used to contain offices and was covered entirely with glass, is now Liberdade 40: a luxury residential complex containing seventeen apartments of different sizes redesigned by Contacto Atlântico on the basis of the zero-kilometre philosophy, with a passive ventilation system and a truly Portuguese identity

_naturehumaine’s Olivier Nelson Residence

21-08-2020

_naturehumaine’s Olivier Nelson Residence

The duplex is the classic type of home in Montréal: a building containing two separate residential units one above the other. As a household’s economic conditions improve, or family size increases, it is normal to expand by joining the two units in a single-family home. Architectural practice _naturehumaine is experienced in projects of this kind, of which the Olivier Nelson Residence is a prime example. The stylistic key to the Olivier Nelson Residence, and to _naturehumaine as a whole, is a blend of cleanliness and geometry, eclectic use of materials and minimalist furnishings.

Forte Architetti’s Arcadia housing development and the Cape Town landscape

17-07-2020

Forte Architetti’s Arcadia housing development and the Cape Town landscape

Forte Architetti designed Arcadia, a housing development in Fresnaye, a prestigious district of Cape Town, South Africa, a luxury residential complex consisting of several homes extending along the famed Arcadia Road. The recently completed complex fits perfectly into its surroundings, celebrating the natural landscape while underlining the urban scenario with sophisticated design solutions.

GRAFT completes Charlie Living in Berlin

14-07-2020

GRAFT completes Charlie Living in Berlin

Charlie Living by GRAFT is the largest predominantly residential new build project in Friedrichstadt, in direct proximity to what used to be Checkpoint Charlie. This is an open set of four new buildings standing in one of the last empty spaces along the former strip of the Berlin Wall, in Berlin Mitte.

LANDFORMhouse, sustainable architecture in Riyadh by theOtherDada

09-07-2020

LANDFORMhouse, sustainable architecture in Riyadh by theOtherDada

The latest residential project by the Lebanese architectural firm theOtherDada is located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. LANDFORMhouse stands out for its landscaping strategy and for the use of a formal language derived from the study of the region’s past indigenous civilization, the Nabateans, proposing a green approach.

Giuseppe Tortato Architects: an exciting new story for a penthouse in Padua

01-07-2020

Giuseppe Tortato Architects: an exciting new story for a penthouse in Padua

In the historical centre of Padua, just a stone’s throw from the Church of the Eremitani and the Scrovegni Chapel, architect Giuseppe Tortato has completed the interior design of a penthouse at the top of an 18th-century building. A project that has once again imbued the apartment with a sense of excitement, freeing it from the superfluous additions resulting from a hurried renovation in the 1980s, emphasising the natural charm of the existing wooden structures and creating a new and intriguing ‘story’ that ties together all the rooms.

A sustainable semi-detached house by baukultur/ca

29-06-2020

A sustainable semi-detached house by baukultur/ca

baukultur/ca, a design and development studio in Toronto has recently completed the construction of two new contemporary and highly sustainable homes. Their design features a limited footprint and impact that exceeds NetZero Ready standards and takes advantage of an unused plot of land in the neighbourhood.

Tchoban Voss Architekten presents contemporary interpretations of traditional brick buildings in Anklam

29-06-2020

Tchoban Voss Architekten presents contemporary interpretations of traditional brick buildings in Anklam

In Anklam, Germany, German firm Tchoban Voss Architekten has recently completed an interesting project: a residential and commercial building with three gables marked out with three different colours, making for an architecture that will cut an impressive figure in the historical centre. The architects proposed a contemporary interpretation of the traditional brick façade that is characteristic of the city’s historical architecture.

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