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Category: Apartments

Housing Erzherzog-Karl-Straße – 121 Apartments / by AllesWirdGut and feld72

Housing Erzherzog-Karl-Straße - 121 Apartments / by AllesWirdGut and feld72

The idea behind the Herzberg development is to create a built structure which combines a variety of residential offerings into one neighborhood that facilitates different ways of living. This objective was pursued on both an urban-planning and on an architectural level.

The Hampton, Hong Kong / by Steve Leung

Interior Design Maven Steve Leung Brings in Haute Couture Concept to Luxury Living
Creating unique designed apartments for The Hampton

Press Release (HONG KONG – 27 September, 2011)

Steve Leung, renowned international architect and interior designer, breaks new ground with his latest innovation in property development taking his cue from the fashion concept, haute couture. The first residences to be designed under this new expression of luxury, is The Hampton, located in the leafy residential setting of Happy Valley, Hong Kong. This exceptional portfolio of apartments boasts distinct designs for each of the eleven individual units – much like the haute couture concept from which Steve takes his inspiration from.

Apartment in Estefânia, Lisbon / by Arquitectos Associados

Apartment in Estefânia, Lisbon / by Arquitectos Associados

Located at Rua General Garcia Rosado, in Lisbon, this project intended to adapt to the needs of contemporary urban life, with the qualities necessary to the comfort and quality of life of its inhabitants. The initial conditions for the project arise from the need to characterize the spaces according to their function since, at the time, all spaces of the house, had similar dimensions and character. On the other hand the dimension of certain spaces and the existence of only one sanitary installation were inadequate to the size of the house and the number of inhabitants that it could hold, making it necessary that the intervention converge especially for upgrading and reshaping of social spaces and kitchen and the creation of two sanitary installations according to the typology of the house.

Sunset Vine Tower Los Angeles, Calif. / by Kanner Architects

Sunset Vine Tower Los Angeles, Calif. / by Kanner Architects

Neighbor to the Hollywood landmark Cinerama Dome, Sunset Vine Tower is a conversion of a 22-story office building into a 63-unit apartment building. This adaptive reuse project stands atop street-level retail. As the tallest building in Hollywood, Sunset Vine Tower’s Modernist design creates a dynamic exclamation point in the mostly traditional fabric of the Hollywood residential renaissance.

Apartment Combinations / by Studio ST Architects

West 79th Street combination

In the last few years as families choose to stay in Manhattan, the search for larger apartments has been increasingly difficult. A growing number of Studio ST Architects‘ clients have recently taken advantage of the lower prices to buy an apartment adjacent to their existing apartment and combine the two. The results are spacious homes, large enough for a family and custom-designed for the specific needs of each family. Studio ST Architects has recently completed three such combinations including one for the founder of the firm, Esther Sperber.

Social Housing of 77 Units in Placa Europa, L’Hospitalet, Barcelona / by Roldan + Berengué, arqts

Few months ago Roldán + Berengué arqts have finished new apartment tower in Plaça Europa in Barcelona.

Social Housing of 77 Units in Placa Europa, L'Hospitalet, Barcelona / by Roldan + Berengué, arqts
© Jordi Surroca

It’s social apartment building and part of an urban master plan by Viaplana & Piñon for L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, the Plaça Europa. Even thought the Torre is social housing tower, among the most regulated and least glamorous areas of architecture, with limited budget, we tried to make difference and hopefully managed to make it look attractive with its elegant facade and generous entrance lobby presented as a interior street crossing the building.

EDEN Art Wall Apartments, Sydney / by Tony Owen

Tony Owen‘s latest project to begin construction; the EDEN Art Wall Apartments in Sydney.

DEN Art Wall Apartments, Sydney / by Tony Owen

The latest building by Tony Owen blurs the line between architecture and urban billboard. Work has commenced on the EDEN apartments in Sydney. This infill project is located in a varied and complex part of the Sydney cityscape and is visible from many vantages. The office sought to explore the possibilities of adding to the tapestry as a piece of art in the urban landscape. In a unique approach, the final image was chosen from an on-line poll of various options to allow the public to decide the streetscape of their city.

Future Towers, Pune, India / by MVRDV

City Corporation Ltd, a leading real estate development corporation in the Indian state of Maharashtra has started construction on the first phase of Amanora Apartment City – Future Towers, designed by MVRDV. The project is located in Pune, India and comprises of 1,068 apartments & public amenities, as a part of a large scale housing development with a total of 400.000m2 comprising 3,500 apartments. Completion is expected by summer 2014. The apartments and facilities are interwoven and create a vertical city which will due to its various apartment types offer housing to a diverse group of residents.