26 05, 2015

A Terrace House in London Gets Renovated by Fraher Architects

This London terrace recently received a makeover with the help of local firm, Fraher Architects. The project involved an extension to the property, as well as extensive interior works. The textured brickwork of the extension has lead it to be called the Brick House.

The house is set in north-west London within a conservation area. […]

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    Zoku Loft – A Stylish Micro-Apartment with a Pull-Out Staircase

25 05, 2015

Zoku Loft – A Stylish Micro-Apartment with a Pull-Out Staircase

Called the Zoku Loft, this micro-apartment in Amsterdam is catered towards the nomadic professional and has been designed by local design studio, Concrete. The word Zoku is a Japanese word and translates as family, tribe or clan, and is meant to represent the variety of clientèle that the Zoku Loft can accommodate.

The […]

22 05, 2015

A 175 Square Foot Micro-Apartment with a Hide-Away Kitchen

This tiny apartment of just 175 square feet (15 square meters) features some rather ingenious design ideas in order to make the most of the – limited – space available to it.

The apartment is composed of two rooms: an open plan living, dining, kitchen and sleeping area, and a separate bathroom. The multi-functional […]

21 05, 2015

A Modern Apartment Block in Nishiazabu by SALHAUS

This apartment block in Japan has been designed by a local architecture studio called SALHAUS. The street in which it’s been constructed features a mix of low-rise residential timber houses, and high-rise condominiums. The new addition acts like a bridge between the two.

The apartment block has been constructed in Nishiazabu, and features 10 micro-apartments, […]

20 05, 2015

A Writer’s Lofted Retreat in Dorset by Nozimi Nakabayashi

Nozimi Nakabayashi has designed this tiny hut on stilts for a client in Dorset, the UK. The client, who is a writer, wanted a space that would allow them to rest and escape from day-to-day life. Like treehouses, the hut contains an element of whimsy and fairytale.

The hut is 8.2-by-8.2 feet (2.5-by-2.5 meters) in […]

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    Takeshi Shikauchi’s Small House Features Two Residences in One

19 05, 2015

Takeshi Shikauchi’s Small House Features Two Residences in One

Designed by Takeshi Shikauchi Architect Office, this small house in Tokyo has been constructed using timber – a rarity in Japanese cities where it’s often a costly material to use due to disaster prevention strategies and maintenance.

According to the architects the house is set on a small plot of about 700 square feet […]