Jvantspijker Architects have designed a sturdy cube-shaped house in the centre of Rotterdam. With its spatial 3-dimensional layout the building allows a modern family to meet the paradoxical demands of urban life. The house provides community as well as privacy to its inhabitants and it is both connected to and sheltered from the street and the surrounding city.
Anchored to a rocky slope and looking out over expansive water views, this house is the expression of the clients’ desire to connect to both the immediate landscape and the view beyond. Stacked boxes that end in large lift-slide doors direct each interior to specific views.
The product of a gut renovation and second-storey addition to an existing brick bungalow on the south-west edge of the Knob-Hill Park in a residential neighbourhood in Eglinton East on the border between Toronto and Scarborough, Flipped House is a two-storey property designed for a developer looking to offer real estate buyers a modern, turnkey home
Located in a densely populated neighborhood in east Jackson, Wyoming, the Cache Creek house was designed to make the most of both the small buildable area of the site and the modest budget allotted for construction.
Built on a steep slope lot in Seattle with sweeping views of Lake Washington and the Cascade Mountains, the project presented a number of challenges, both technical and permit-related. As a designated Environmentally Critical Area (ECA) Steep Slope, the lot is subject to a far more rigorous standard of review than an ordinary flat lot.
This is a renovation of a modernist apartment of 180 m2 with a patio of 87 m2 located in the city of Barcelona. The client’s intention was to transform a classic home in Barcelona’s Eixample into a modern and contemporary family apartment.