Montreal’s residential neighbourhoods, densely sowed throughout the century, are interspersed with tiny homes, strewn here and there in the urban landscape. When these buildings are left behind and go on sale, they offer architects
Handmade concrete tiles give a scaly facade to this collaborative workplace building designed by Assemble for artists and designers in east London. - Colourful shingles front Assemble's Yardhouse studios for east London creatives
Optical Glass House by Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP // Hiroshima, Japan. Fabricated from long, thin blocks, the huge glass wall forms a lustrous veil, screening out the distractions of the city and enclosing a verdant courtyard garden at the heart of the house.