Coral House by Group8

Swiss architects Group8 have completed this residential block covered in pink sun screens in Geneva. Called Coral House, the project has a glazed facade that can be covered by fabric sunshades, which roll up into the window frames when not in use. The building includes 58 housing units and two floors of commercial space, spread over […]

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Metal Shutter Houses by Shigeru Ban Architects  and Dean Maltz Architect

After hours, rolling metal shutters fasten across these New York apartments designed by Japanese architect Shigeru Ban. Surrounded by art galleries in a West Chelsea neighbourhood, the Metal Shutter Houses rise above a gallery on the ground floor. The eleven-storey block contains eight duplex apartments, each with balconies facing the street. Activated by a motor, individual […]

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