Collection by Jacqueline Leahy

A Striking Slovakian Apartment Building


North Star Rising—the four story brick housing project designed by the Slovak architectural firm Nice Architects—is stylish down to its reinforced concrete floor slabs.

Situated in Senec, a suburb of Bratislava and a popular summer destination, North Star Rising is a starkly iconic...
Nice Architects' approximations of the angles at which winter and summer light would enter North Star Rising guided...
While the whole building overlooks a school garden, from this resident's window, the new overlooks the old.
White paint complements the chic angles of North Star Rising's exterior.
With nearly twenty percent of the 3,370 square foot lot left for landscaping, North Star Rising offers residents...

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