Habitat ’67 is a historic monument, recognized around the globe. This emblematic building, had significant press coverage and caused a lot of ink to flow, both locally and internationally and still does. Not only he came up with ways to improve the housing complexes: with the prefabricated interlocking and interconnecting overlapping modules, creating private and communal spaces, planted terraces and more, but he also sets the tone as to where architecture should be taking as next in this new lifestyle witch demands different housing qualities.
The experimental row house development Cité Manifeste aims to provide maximal instead of minimal apartments for all. Of the five architecture teams hired, have done the most radical job of meeting demands for higher capacity and increased leeway for individual appropriation. The architects Lacaton & […]
From the architect. Portugal is not a Mediterranean country, but the fact that it has been conquered by people from the south, Romans and Arabs, has left us with a southern culture and life style, where there is a balance between privacy and life in society. […]
Double House Utrecht, MVRDV from the architect: “In a suburban street by a splendid nineteenth century park in Utrecht, two separate families share one single site. Both wish to combine the finest views of the park with easy access to the street, the garden and the roof. By […]
house at Megara, Greece From the architect. “The house is a frugal yet decisive answer to the need of a family shelter in the midst of a rather recluse site. It is articulated through the creation of two interior courtyards, while the interconnection of its open and […]
House VI, or the Frank Residence, is a significant building designed by Peter Eisenman, completed in 1975. The building is meant to be a “record of design process,” where the structure that results is the methodical manipulation of a grid. To start, Eisenman created a form […]