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Rapidly escalating construction costs in Seattle have resulted in high volume, low quality market rate housing.  2018 construction costs in Seattle were among the highest in the world, averaging $280/SF, and the high cost of construction has led to a proliferation of housing severely lacking in character, transforming Seattle into neighborhoods of...
Project name
Tsuga Townhomes
Architecture firm
Wittman Estes Architecture+Landscape
Location
Seattle, Washington, USA
Photography
Miranda Estes
This architectural endeavor aimed to create a subtle interplay between preservation and innovation, not as a critique of the pre-existing structure but as a celebration of the two distinct eras of the building's construction.
Project name
Edifício A’mar
Architecture firm
REM’A
Location
Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal
Photography
Ivo Tavares Studio
LMARQ Arquitectos: Together with Estudio Lanati, we designed a residential building on a corner of Banfield Este, Province of Buenos Aires, facing the challenge of intervening in the densification process of the City in an area with a strong neighborhood imprint.
Project name
TR-395
Architecture firm
LMARQ Arquitectos, Estudio Lanati
Location
Banfield Este, Lomas de Zamora, Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Photography
Alejandro Peral
A complete remodel of a 2nd floor condominium in a 2 unit, 1920 vintage building. The scope of the project was a complete reconfiguration of the existing 1,324 square feet.The project is on a sunny block, steps away from San Francisco's Presidio park. The home had not been renovated, except for minor Kitchen and Bath updates, since it's constructio...
Project name
San Francisco Presidio Terrrace Entire Home Remodel
Architecture firm
Andrew Morrall
Location
Presidio Terrace Neighborhood, San Francisco, California, USA
Photography
Onley Visuals
SAKO Architects: Located just a three-minute walk from a subway station in a commercial area dense with mid-to-high-rise buildings, this residential complex is built. The standardized apartment layouts in the real estate market are repeatedly used regardless of the surrounding environment. As a result, in places where it is difficult to secure priv...
Project name
MONOCHROME in Fukuoka
Architecture firm
SAKO Architects
Location
Fukuoka, Japan
Photography
Yousuke Harigane
Mário Alves Arquiteto: The land is located between the beginning of the urban tissue and of Barra beach´s dunes - Ilhavo, given its location, the project is based on absorbing all the  characteristics present in the place, personifying the horizontality present in the horizon line is the concept for the building, which translates into the blades cr...
Project name
LUX
Architecture firm
Mário Alves Arquiteto
Location
Praia da Barra, Ílhavo, Portugal
Photography
Ivo Tavares Studio
MJARC Arquitetos was invited to rehabilitate a building that has punctuated the landscape of Santa Comba Dão for more than 20 years. The rehabilitation of this building aims to preserve the existing building rather than simply demolishing it and starting over. The design team and developers decided to achieve an ambitious goal: to reuse the existin...
Project name
Riverside Condominium
Architecture firm
MJARC Arquitetos Associados Lda
Location
Santa Comba Dão, Portugal
Photography
Garcês
Libocká Street, which borders the historic Hvězda (Star) Game Reserve on the north side and slopes down from Petřiny to Libocká Pond and Litovický Creek, is not very welcoming at first glance. From the south side it is defined by fragmented original terraced housing supplemented by the remains of grand suburban villas from the late 19th century. It...
Project name
Under the Star Game Reserve
Architecture firm
Martin Cenek Architecture
Location
Libocka Street, Prague – Liboc, Czech Republic
Photography
Martin Cenek, Drone images: Marek Jehlička