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Townhouse by Kallos Turin: Restoring Historic Glamour in Argentina

FeaturedElegant living room with inviting armchairs, mirrored fireplace, and glass coffee table.

This historic Townhouse in the lush Palermo Chico neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina, has been meticulously restored and modernized by renowned design duo Kallos Turin. The clients, who have collaborated with the designers on several previous projects, sought to create an elegant, intellectually-engaging home that blends the grandeur of the original Beaux-Arts architecture with contemporary sensibilities.

Kallos Turin‘s approach artfully preserves the home’s historic details while strategically inserting modern design elements, resulting in a harmonious balance of classic and contemporary styles.

1930s Apartment: Reviving Historic Charm in Prague

Minimalist room with green metal shelving unit and round mirror, parquet flooring.

Designed by the talented team at Studio COSMO, this comprehensive renovation of a 1930s apartment in Prague, Czech Republic, showcases a remarkable blend of historic charm and modern elegance.

Stripping the floor plan to its load-bearing walls, the designers crafted a spacious hallway that serves as a central link within the apartment, leading to a striking green vestibule and a generously designed library. By merging the original narrow street-facing rooms, the team created an expansive living area where a bespoke solid oak table serves as a focal point, complementing the oak floors and seamlessly integrated white kitchen.

Holiday Inns Samui Lobby: Embracing Coconut Shell Inspiration

Warm-toned arched ceiling with a central fan, white furniture, and tree in the background.

The Holiday Inns Samui Lobby, designed by renowned architect Onion, showcases a captivating blend of tropical Thai aesthetics and modern design. Located in the idyllic island of Ko Samui, Thailand, this hotel lobby features a unique interpretation of the coconut shell, with wooden shingles and gypsum board enclosures forming a three-dimensional, step-like interior. The design seamlessly integrates an existing Java Plum tree, creating a serene oasis within the lobby.

Monroe Street Abbey: From Gothic Revival to Modern Hub in Arizona

Impressive courtyard with ornate arched windows, steel-framed balconies, and lush greenery.

The Monroe Street Abbey in Phoenix, United States, is a remarkable example of adaptive reuse in action. Designed by Jones Architects Studio, this 1929 Italian Gothic revival-style structure was once a Baptist church, but after a devastating fire in 1984, its future remained uncertain until the nonprofit Housing Opportunity Center stepped in to salvage the building.

Through a comprehensive restoration and remodel, the Abbey has been transformed into a vibrant cultural hub, featuring a courtyard garden, performance spaces, and a mix of leasable tenant spaces. With its historic integrity preserved and modern functionalities integrated, the Monroe Street Abbey promises to be a local treasure and a symbol of Phoenix’s resilience.

Villa Housu: Timeless Arctic Holiday Home in Lapland

Rustic wood-paneled kitchen with large window overlooking snowy forest, wooden chairs.

Situated in the enchanting Ylläs region of Finland, Villa Housu is a captivating holiday home designed by the architectural firm Fyra. Blending seamlessly with the pristine Arctic landscape, this contemporary retreat effortlessly caters to the needs of active outdoor enthusiasts without compromising on design integrity. With its thoughtful integration of functionality and minimalistic aesthetics, Villa Housu offers a serene and harmonious living experience amidst the breathtaking natural surroundings of Lapland.

New House in Hudson: A Stunning Residential Project in Canada

A cozy, modern cabin interior with large windows overlooking a snowy forest scene, featuring wood beams, contemporary furnishings, and a warm, inviting atmosphere.

ARCHITEM, a renowned architecture firm, has unveiled their latest masterpiece – the New House in Hudson, Canada. Designed in 2021, this stunning residence blends modern design elements with the natural beauty of its surroundings. Strategically situated in the charming town of Hudson, this house showcases the firm’s expertise in creating functional and visually captivating living spaces that seamlessly integrate with the local landscape. From its clean lines to the thoughtful use of materials, this project is a testament to the team’s dedication to crafting exceptional homes that elevate the art of living.

West Broadway Housing: Maximizing Space in Boston’s Narrow Lots

Striking modern apartment building with glass facades and brick accents, framed by bare trees.

Merge ArchitectsWest Broadway Housing in Boston, MA, United States, is a six-unit multi-unit residential building that showcases a unique architectural approach to its narrow, 27-foot-wide site. Designed in 2019, the project utilizes an exterior light well to provide natural ventilation and illumination, while its carefully composed and crafted facade of glass-fiber reinforced concrete panels creates a contemporary yet contextual break in the street’s vernacular.

Casa Alpes: A Harmonious Fusion of Architecture and Nature

Expansive living room with floor-to-ceiling windows, plush green upholstery, and modern art.

Casa Alpes, a stunning house in Mexico City, showcases the architectural prowess of grupoarquitectura. Designed in 2018, this residential masterpiece features a unique circulation system reminiscent of a spinal cord, with parallel walls creating a series of interconnected spaces. The centerpiece is a striking three-story cylinder of white concrete, where the interior spaces appear to float, supported by a circular structure of beams. Boasting a harmonious blend of materials, including glass, Pietra Gray marble, and Walnut wood, the house seamlessly integrates modern automation systems for energy efficiency and convenience.