Why So Many Banal Boxes? Because Architecture Reflects the Ethos of Its Time
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by Duo Dickinson
2h ago
Hidden Boxes Residential Building / KaSa Office. Image © Mohammad Hassan Ettefagh This article was originally published on Common Edge. The whining of architects is futile. The stick-frame-over-podium building—the so-called 5-over-1—is here to stay. The Box, as I like to refer to it, utilizes the hybrid technology of a concrete-and-steel base below wood-frame construction, and is used predominantly for market-rate housing. Despite the common negative reaction to its banal aesthetics, the appeal to a large segment of apartment consumers is undeniable. It’s an obvious hit with developers, too ..read more
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Pitcombe’s Old School House Renovation / Bindloss Dawes
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by Hana Abdel
2h ago
© Francesca Iovene architects: Bindloss Dawes Location: , United Kingdom Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Francesca Iovene Area: 120.0 m2 Read more ..read more
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Nordbahnhof Residential High-Rise / Franz&Sue
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by Hadir Al Koshta
2h ago
© Hertha Hurnaus architects: Franz&Sue Location: Vienna, Austria Project Year: 2024 Photographs: Hertha Hurnaus Area: 2843.0 m2 Read more ..read more
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Fakir Bari House / Design Works Studio
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by Hana Abdel
4h ago
© Abid Mia, Rokonuzzaman Fakir architects: Design Works Studio Location: , Bangladesh Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Abid Mia, Rokonuzzaman Fakir Area: 156.0 m2 Read more ..read more
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House Between Columns / Esteras Perrote
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by Andreas Luco
15h ago
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Corujeira 113 Renovation / Impare Arquitectura
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by Andreas Luco
15h ago
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Free Air Pavilion / Daryan Knoblauch
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by Hadir Al Koshta
17h ago
© José Hevia architects: Daryan Knoblauch Location: Barcelona, Spain Project Year: 2023 Photographs: José Hevia Area: 200.0 m2 Read more ..read more
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Living Places Copenhagen / EFFEKT
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by Hadir Al Koshta
18h ago
© Adam Mørk architects: EFFEKT Location: Copenhagen, Denmark Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Adam Mørk Photographs: Area: 2230.0 m2 Read more ..read more
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From Industrial Heritage to Affordable Housing: The Story Behind DADA Distrikt in Brno, Czech Republic
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by Maria-Cristina Florian
18h ago
DADA Distrikt Residential Complex / KOGAA. Image © Kubicek studio In response to the Czech Republic's soaring real estate prices, architecture firm KOGAA has transformed a former storage facility in Brno into DADA Distrikt, an affordable and diverse housing development. The project's economic approach, achieved through shared funding and direct sales, bypasses extra costs associated with developers while refurbishing a part of the city’s industrial heritage, transforming it into an active urban district. The project also features sustainability measures aimed at lowering its maintenance costs ..read more
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Triangle House / Artefact Studio
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by Hadir Al Koshta
18h ago
© Lorenzo Zandri architects: Artefact Studio Location: , United Kingdom Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Lorenzo Zandri Area: 66.0 m2 Read more ..read more
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