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Bananeira Apartment: Blending Modern Design and Nature

Cozy living room with cacti, potted plants, brick walls, and exposed concrete ceiling.

Angá Arquitetura‘s 2021 Bananeira Apartment project in São Paulo, Brazil, offers a spacious and integrated living experience. The hallway, kitchen, and one bedroom were opened to the living room, creating a cohesive space. Featuring a green tunnel in the hallway and zoning through furniture, the apartment showcases a thoughtful design approach that blends functionality and aesthetic appeal.

Ficus Apartment: Transforming a 70’s Apartment in São Paulo

FeaturedSpacious modern living room with wood paneling, greenery, and minimalist furniture.

Designed by the acclaimed Angá Arquitetura, the Ficus Apartment in São Paulo, Brazil showcases a contemporary transformation of a 1970s apartment. The project prioritizes the client’s need for a spacious, open layout ideal for hosting friends and family, with a focus on optimizing the living and social areas. By reconfiguring the original three-bedroom floorplan, the design team created a more efficient and versatile space that reflects the client’s lifestyle and preferences.

ASM Apartment: Bernardes Arquitetura’s Chic Brazil Design

FeaturedSpacious, open-plan living area with wooden paneling, lush greenery, and scenic city view.

Bernardes Arquitetura, a renowned Brazilian architecture firm, has recently unveiled their masterpiece, the ASM Apartment, in the heart of São Paulo. This 2020 residential project showcases the firm’s expertise in crafting exceptional living spaces that seamlessly blend modern design with the vibrant energy of the bustling Brazilian city. Boasting a sleek and sophisticated aesthetic, the ASM Apartment offers a captivating glimpse into the intersection of cutting-edge architecture and luxurious urban living.

East 22nd Street Loft No. 03: Transforming a Compact NYC Apartment

Bright, spacious room with modern furniture and striking architectural features.

Transforming a compact New York City apartment into an inviting oasis, the East 22nd Street Loft No. 03 by acclaimed design studio Messana O’Rorke showcases their expertise in spatial optimization. This one-bedroom apartment, located in the Flatiron district, has undergone a series of renovations that seamlessly blend function and aesthetics, creating a harmonious living experience.

Casale Barberini: Embracing Nature in Rome’s Countryside

Rustic wooden beams, modern furniture, and vibrant artwork create a striking interior.

The Casale Barberini, a stunning farmhouse designed by renowned architect Arabella Rocca, is situated within the Castel Lombardo estate on the Lazio coast, just a few kilometers from Rome, Italy. Completed in 2021, this 300 sq.m. house features an open-plan layout that seamlessly integrates the interior with the surrounding nature, offering residents a serene and visually connected living experience. The design revolves around the concept of “letting the outside world in,” with ample glazed openings and a carefully curated color palette that reflects the verdant landscape.

Casa LL: Modern Open-Plan Apartment Design in Sassari

Spacious modern apartment with sleek black and white decor, built-in furniture, and large windows.

Tucked away in the vibrant city of Sassari, Italy, Casa LL showcases a stunning apartment transformation by the talented design team at domECO. This 2024 project features an open-concept layout that seamlessly blends the living and kitchen areas, creating a harmonious and well-lit space. The innovative use of rotated partitions and a mix of materials, including vertical panels and quartz countertops, lend an elegant and understated aesthetic to this residential gem.

Three Pines: Modular Design Meets Chesapeake Bay Wetlands

Modern wood-clad home with asymmetrical volumes, large windows, and a covered porch.

Three Pines, a 2,100 square foot home designed by RES4, is nestled along the edge of the Chesapeake Bay wetlands in North Beach, United States. Composed of six modular boxes arranged in a courtyard hybrid layout, this house was designed with a retiring couple in mind, prioritizing aging-in-place features. By prefabricating the majority of the home off-site, the modest budget was kept in check, and the overall construction timeline was reduced to just six months.