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This tiny but highly sophisticated studio apartment in the East Village of NYC has made us very proud, thanks to JPDA . Not only was it built as a super efficient multi-functional unit but with the use of detailed mill work, the storage capacity was very cleverly executed and resulted in a super stylish studio with a decent amount of floor space. Shouldn’t all NYC dwellers aim to live like this? You decide… A schematic rendering demonstrates a realistic plan for this tiny apartment.
Hello there! It’s been a busy week with a trip to Seattle for the Picasso exhibition and a drive out to the coast but I knew I had to share this amazing remodel with you before the week came to a close. Everyone loves good makeovers and the ones involving tiny spaces, creative design and ingenious solutions are my all time favorites!
The Tangga House is another Singapore’s dream home designed by Guz Architects . Completed in 2009, the 7,663 square foot residence is located in Holland Village, an elite district of Singapore that is famous amongst the expatriate community. The luxury single-family home gives the owners the opportunity to live in harmony and comfort with nature, in Singapore’s hot tropical climate. Tangga House by Guz Architects: “The house is a contemporary interpretation of a traditional courtyard house, laid out around a central green courtyard with a double height stair and entry area forming the focal point of the project.
The Dutch have a tendency to do things differently. Take their levees , which are giant storm-surge barriers specially made with synthetic textiles to keep the earth from eroding. Their bike paths are placed on equal footing as automotive roads. And their town planning, which merges private and public life by combining terraced houses with amenities like shops and sports facilities, is a far cry from the way American suburbs are planned .
first image 'house with slide' by level architects all images courtesy level architects yokohama-based atelier level architects has completed 'house with slide', a three-storey family residence that features a continuous circulation route that utilizes both stairs and the playground equipment. circumscribing the volume of the house, the playful layout places the living spaces at the core of the house with a number of access points along the course. living area on the second level since the circulation is placed at the outer edge of the design, the interior is largely lit using vertical openings in the roof. a centrally-placed courtyard with sliding glass doors illuminate the living room with natural daylight while creating a small play area for the children of the house. rounded corners of the layout encourages the light to wash around edges to further light the space. slide exit into the living space (left) stairs up to the top of the slide (right) slide