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Forte apartment renovation

Integrated on a housing facility from the mid 90’s, the apartment is a result of the rampant construction that characterizes the neighborhood growing …

Loft Sixty-Four / EVA architecten

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In the heart of 's-Hertogenbosch a former office and workshop was completely renovated and converted …

Renovation of 1930s Apartment Unveils Gorgeous Ceramic Tile, Vaulted Ceilings

We'd move in<p>Barcelona's historic residential structures have been fertile ground for design innovation lately—from a 19th-century apartments given sleek revamps to a colorful apartment with its original Spanish tiles preserved.<p>For the renovation of a circa-1930s, 70-square-meter (753 square-foot) …

Utopia now: the heritage of London's brutalist architecture – in pictures

A new project by photographer Rory Gardiner and studio esinam highlights the subtle beauties hidden beneath the hard surface of London’s oft-maligned brutalist buildings, from the Barbican to the National Theatre

Architecture

Exposed Concrete and Brick Walls Highlighted in Apartment Renovation

Apartment Joao is located in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Renovated for a retired couple, the home is a comfortable 1,173 sqft but originally interior walls …

Italian architects reconstructing Palmyra's Triumphal Arch

A group of Italian architects are resurrecting parts of the war-ravaged ancient Syrian city of Palmyra by recreating the 2,000-year-old Triumphal Arch from the Temple of Bel – much of which was destroyed by the Islamic State (ISIL) over the past year.<p>The 3D robotic printers are being used to print …

Home Renovations Before And After. Take a look how you can rebuild your house.

Build a new house easier and cheaper than the old overhaul. However, such a radical method does not fit all. Generic nest and old country houses with …

Interior Design

Renovation of a 30's Row House / Lab-S

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Dutch design studio Lab-S has renovated a 30's row house in the city of Utrecht (the Netherlands) and …

Mid-century bungalow in Sydney is wrapped in a stunning slatted wood screen

An aging 60s bungalow in Sydney was transformed into a bright, modern space using a slatted wood screen that helps control the amount of light …

Resurrecting the Church With Air Sculpture By Edoardo Tresoldi

<b>Soaring Architectural Sculpture Recalls a Long Lost Holy Place</b><p>An astounding display of the volume and spatial relations defined by the built environment is now rising in Siponto, Italy, thanks to the imagination of street artist/public artist Edoardo Tresoldi, and thousands of cubic feet of wire.<p>"I …

adrian elizalde renovates an apartment in barcelona

<b>adrian elizalde renovates a 1930s apartment in barcelona</b><br>all images by adrià goula<p><b>catalan architect adrian elizalde has renovated a 1930s apartment in</b> …

Funding the Cooperative City

Funding the Cooperative City is an international workshop series looking into upcoming economic and organisational models of community-run spaces in …

Europe

Recently converted Austrian tavern features terraced rooftop seating

A wine cellar in northern Austria that was recently converted into a tavern features an innovative stepped roof that allows visitors to enjoy views …

Architecture

It’s time for urbanists and technologists to start talking

When Larry Page announced the creation of Sidewalk Labs last summer, he recognized that digital innovations have an enormous capacity to address big …

Urban Design

A Tiny Paris Apartment with a Subterranean Surprise

What's cooler than a tiny, hyper-efficient studio apartment in Paris? Well, how about a tiny, hyper-efficient studio apartment in Paris with a secret …

17th Century

Tax credits for historic preservation help spark neighborhood eco-devo

Workers stripping a layer of stucco from the exterior walls of a late-19th century building on Welton Street, exposed a Coca-Cola advertisement along …

Tax Preparation

DTI Logo

I was poking around Marie Claire Maison yesterday and came across a few homes that really captured my attention so I thought I would share a couple …

Design

One woman’s battle to heal her home city of Homs

As bombs fell around her, Syrian architect Marwa al-Sabouni stayed in Homs throughout the civil war, making plans to build hope from carnage. Her ideas are now laid out in a visionary memoir. But will anyone listen?<p>In Syria, an aphorism contends that “one who has no old has no new”. Before the dark …

Middle East

Photos: Centuries of Italian history come back to life through mind bending wire-mesh structures

The basilica of Siponto, on a quiet road outside Manfredonia, in Italy’s Puglia region, has long been easy to miss—just another church among the thousands around the country. But these days, the 12th century structure attracts a crowd, sometimes even queues.<p>The reason isn’t the church in itself, …

Building Highways Through US Cities Was A Huge Mistake -- But It Can Be Fixed

The US interstate highway system was once a marvel of modern engineering, allowing the movement of goods and ideas that ushered in an era of …

Urban Design

How generic architecture is stealing London’s character

London’s streetscape is haunted by the ghosts of streets and structures that have accumulated over two millennia. Periodically burnt to the ground, …

Luxury Lifestyle

8 Ways to Make a Small Room Look Bigger

The experts behind the trusted home website Apartment Therapy share smart ways to maximize the space you have in their book Apartment Therapy: …

Interior Design

Here's Some Sweet German Craft/Design Student Work from Holz-Handwerk

All of the schools have names that are longer than the U.S. Constitution<p>As we mentioned in the post on German education, Germany has a robust network …

High Level

Urban resilience? There's an app for that

Informed by the academic discipline of ethnography and the gritty reality that life in the urban core is tough and short in resources, a slew of open …

Apps

No Logs Wasted in This Sustainable Renovation of a 1970s California Log Home

Located on a steep site in Cloverdale, California, this vineyard residence by <b>Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects</b> replaces a 1970s kit log home on …

Architecture

Articles about 6 reading nooks we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Rugs don't just belong in cozy mountain lodges—as proven by a new summer collection from Brooklyn dealer Aelfie.<p>If your manuscript is far from being illuminated, it’s time to drop the task at hand and find a new lamp to read by.<p>From repurposed shipping containers to cabin retreats, we look at a …

San Francisco

How to carry out a renovation in France

<b>PUBLISHED:</b> 09:33 09 October 2015 | <b>UPDATED:</b> 12:26 20 April 2016<p>Neglected barn in France © Dreamstime<p>Archant<p>Renovation expert Matthew Chalk reveals the …

Home Improvement