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Category: Houses / Housing

Finding a Do-It-Yourself Balance For Your Home

Many people’s view of the world has changed due to the do it yourself philosophy. Do it yourself, or DIY, often means asking whether one really needs to pay someone else for various goods and services. Sometimes the answer is yes, one should hire a professional. But just asking the question in the first place often provides details which improve the end results.
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Housing Project “Lez-in-art” in Montpellier / by NBJ architectes

The project takes place at the heart of the “Rive Gauche” ZAC with specific wishes in terms of sustainable development. Of simple and compact form, it is through the putting in the thickness of the facades that the materiality is offered to the constructed whole.
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Five Home Improvement Opportunities for 2019

Improving your home is a long-term project; it’s an investment in your living standards that’ll transform your abode into a place of comfort and fun. With each home improvement you’ll also be adding to your home’s value, should you wish to move along the property ladder. This article looks at five areas of a house that you can easily improve in 2019, adding value at the same time as creating more preferable living conditions for you and your family. Each requires an investment of time and effort that’ll provide excellent returns across the course of the future.
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Senses, a Nature-Embedded Pool-House in Lebanon / by Wael Farran Studio

At Wael Farran Studio, Senses was nothing short of a challenge! Located in South of Lebanon, Senses is a pool house that was conceived and built as an extension to an existing residence. Therefore, the project is a beautiful exercise in fusion, where interior, exterior and landscape unite to create one holistic lifestyle canvas that speaks of design excellence.
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The Burj Residence in Dubai, United Arab Emirates / by VSHD Design

The project is located in one of Dubai’s busiest residential neighborhoods and accordingly surrounded by many low rise houses.

The client requested for a design that ensures the highest level of privacy and allows for the construction of a 1600 sqm house on a relatively small sized plot. He has also requested for a certain level of grandeur with a great deal of natural light.
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Oosterwold Co-living Complex / by bureau SLA & Zakenmaker

bureau SLA and ZakenMaker designed 9 homes for a group of pioneers wishing to turn a potato field into a community

In the rural area of Oosterwold Almere, Frode Bolhuis dreamed of an alternative way of living and working. He wanted to make a one-hectare potato field his home and asked architects Peter van Assche and Mathijs Cremers at bureau SLA and ZakenMaker respectively to design his dream house. The very limited budget was a major issue.
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Departamento Vertice, Estado de Mexico / by ARCO Arquitectura Contemporanea

A home that includes all its inhabitants is the project that ARCO Arquitectura Contemporanea´s team did for this project. The basic rules of universal design answered all the needs for a person that uses a wheel chair creating the ideal ambiance where everyone can fully enjoy the whole space.
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The New City, Oostende / by C.F. Møller Architects in collaboration with BRUT

Revitalisation of old social housing neighbourhood in Belgium by innovative and sustainable architecture.
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