Federico Paul


Buenos Aires, Argentina

B&A: A Buenos Aires Apartment Is Restored to Its Former Beauty, and Then Some
It was in rough shape, but thankfully many of the home's GORGEOUS original architectural details were still intact.
Feb 20, 2020
Two 'Plantrepreneurs' Have Crafted an Incredibly Covetable Rental Apartment
Yes it's filled with plants, but there are also beautiful built-ins, stunning architecture, and envy-inducing views.
Jan 23, 2020
An Interior Design Couple's Buenos Aires Home Will Take Your Breath Away
This English-style townhouse has construction details not often found in Buenos Aires, let alone in rentals.
Oct 2, 2019
A Beautifully Boho Rustic Modern Home in Buenos Aires
In this home, building materials are left visible so they can be touched and age gracefully with use.
Aug 12, 2019
A Colorful & Eclectic Buenos Aires Rental For Two Art Lovers
Because sticking to just one style can make your home feel inauthentic.
Jun 16, 2019
A Family’s Hands-On Renovation of a House Full of Antiques
Lionel bought this property for himself, but met Ingrid a year later. They DIYed the entire renovation themselves, from painting furniture to a full kitchen makeover.
Jun 10, 2019
Before and After: Two Bathrooms Go from Revolting to Reborn
Fernando and Maximiliano bought an abandoned-for-years, run-down, dilapidated house in the La Boca neighborhood of Buenos Aires. Though the house had good architecture, classic bones, and potential, every room needed a lot of work. A budget of…zero meant that the couple would have to do much of the renovations themselves. Here, Fernando and Maximiliano tell us about the what they were facing with these bathrooms and how they turned them around.
May 3, 2019
Before and After: An Abandoned Living and Dining Room’s Total Turn Around
When Fernando and Maximiliano bought a classic house in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of La Boca, the building had been abandoned for years and every room was begging to be renovated. With a very minimal budget they decided to redo every room themselves. When we bought the house the living and dining room were two separate rooms, and every wall had a different color or wallpaper. The wooden floors were buried in dirt.
May 3, 2019
Before and After: A Windowless Bedroom Finally Sees Some Light
Fernando and Maximiliano bought a classic house in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of La Boca. It had great architectural bones, but the building had been neglected for years. Every room needed tons of transformation. But with a teeny-tiny budget to work with, they With almost zero budget they decided to tackle the renovations themselves! People say that you don’t miss something until it’s gone…and that became very true about windows.
May 3, 2019
A Graphic Designer’s Tiny Buenos Aires Apartment
Name: Lucas Ortega Navarro Location: Vicente Lopez — Buenos Aires, Argentina Size: 495 square feet Years lived in: Rented, 1 year After living in a much bigger place (where he never felt at ease), Lucas finally found his home a year ago in this one bedroom apartment over an avenue in the Vicente Lopez neighborhood. The furniture that seemed to be floating all over his old apartment now felt at home in this much cozier place.
Apr 30, 2019
A Fashion Blogger’s “Warm Industrial” Buenos Aires Home
Name: Jana, Mariano and their children Phadi and Christ Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina Size: 2,200 square feet Years lived in: 5 years, owned This tour deserves a long look because Jana is a fashion blogger and costume designer whose personal style and philosophies are inspiring.
Apr 30, 2019
A Journalist’s Instagram-Famous Home in Buenos Aires
Name: Carina, her husband, and their daughters Isabel and Francisca Location: Nordelta — Buenos Aires, Argentina Size: 2580 square feet Years lived in: 6 years, owned Carina and her family moved in to this house they built in the suburbs just one month before giving birth to their youngest daughter. While she’s paused her career as a journalist to devote herself to raising her children, she’s used her curiosity to seek inspiration for decorating her house, room by room.
Apr 30, 2019
An All-White Buenos Aires Home Full of Art
Name: Martin Bustamante Location: Villa Crespo — Buenos Aires, Argentina Size: 530 square feet (plus patio and terrace) Years lived in: 7 years, owned Martin was struggling to find a decent place to buy within his modest budget, as often happens. He thought he had seen every house in the neighborhood until a friend told him about this place.
Apr 30, 2019
A Dreamy, Collected Buenos Aires Home in the Country
Name: Ana, German and their children Antonio, Ramón, Salvador and Carmen. Location: Tigre — Buenos Aires, Argentina Size: 950 square feet Years lived in: 5 years, owned Ana and German were taking a Sunday bike ride when they saw a small “SALE” sign on this house and decided to take a look. The structure was really run down; there were holes in the floor with plants growing up through them.
Apr 30, 2019
A Couple Renovates a Classic Buenos Aires Home
Name: Fernando and Maximiliano Location: La Boca — Buenos Aires, Argentina Size: 1,130 square feet Years lived in: 8 years, owned When Maximiliano and Fernando were looking for a place to live, they realized they could afford a bigger home if they were willing to give it some TLC before moving in. They found a house in this building of La Boca, a neighborhood known by its bright-colored dwellings, the first home of many immigrants, and the story of tango.
Apr 30, 2019
A Family of Six’s Cozy, Renovated Buenos Aires Home
Name: Andrea, Fernando and their children Delfina, Juan Cruz, Bautista and Benito Location: Villa Adelina — Buenos Aires, Argentina Size: 950 square feet Years lived in: 20 years, owned When Andrea got pregnant with their first child, they moved to this house that belonged to her husband’s family. It was supposed to be for the meantime, while they’d keep looking for their “forever” house.
Apr 30, 2019
A Baroque Lover’s Maximalist Buenos Aires Home
Name: Patricia Lopez Location: San Isidro — Buenos Aires, Argentina Size: 1,200 square feet Years lived in: 13 years, owned When Patricia got divorced she did it her way: She left him the house and went looking for a new place where she could unleash her extravagant taste and decorate free from compromises. You see, Patricia’s personality has always been strong. Born into a family of artists, she tried rebelling against her parents by attending college to become an attorney.
Apr 30, 2019
An Architect’s Studio-Turned-One-Bedroom
Name: Florencia Location: Villa Crespo — Buenos Aires, Argentina Size: 465 square feet Years lived in: 3 years, owned Florencia was living in a studio apartment in Villa Crespo when she started the search for a home to buy. It was important to her to stay in the neighborhood, since many of her friends live here, too.
Apr 30, 2019
An Instagramer’s Country Home in the Argentinian Pampas
Name: Majo, Arturo, and their daughter Sofia Location: Bartolomé Bavio — Buenos Aires, Argentina Size: 2,400 square feet Years lived in: 8 years, owned Imagine having your nearest neighbor at a far enough distance that it’s unnecessary to set a password on your Wi-Fi. Welcome to Bartolomé Bavio, a rural town of 2,000 people located a couple of hours south of Buenos Aires and home to a lovely family made up of Majo, her husband, their daughter, and three rescued dogs.
Oct 4, 2018
A 410-Square-Foot Buenos Aires Home Is Full of Renter-Friendly Ideas
Name: Celeste and Felix Location: Monte Grande — Buenos Aires, Argentina Size: 410 square feet Years lived in: 2 years, renting Celeste and her boyfriend Felix’s story actually starts in chilly Canada, where he was living when they met. She tried moving there, but the cold weather and the distance from her friends and family made things hard for Celeste, so the couple decided to move to Buenos Aires to see how that worked for them.
Aug 16, 2018
Every Room in This Energizing Argentina Apartment Is Must-See Stunning
Name: Hernan Location: Recoleta — Buenos Aires, Argentina Size: 700 square feet Years lived in: Owned 6 years Six years ago, Hernan was fed up with where he was living. “It had many rooms but each of them was very small. I needed fewer rooms and more space,” he explains. He also yearned for more outdoor access. But after losing out on a nice flat with a big terrace in an exhaustive bidding war that lasted for months, he came across the home he lives in now.
Jun 7, 2018
This Small Home Has the Boldest Bathroom Tile Ever
Name: Daniel and Diego Location: Palermo — Buenos Aires, Argentina Size: 590 square feet Years lived in: Owned, 12 years After living in Spain for 15 years, Daniel wanted to move back to Argentina. During a visit he found this apartment, fell in love with it, and began a long-distance restoration relationship that would last almost a year. Luckily, Daniel’s experience as an interior designer helped him sail through the process with ease.
May 3, 2018
Before and After: Nightstands Kickstart a Bedroom’s Bold Color Scheme
Each room in Lucas’ 495 square foot apartment in Argentina is designed around one color. When Lucas bought this pair of nightstands at an estate sale, they weren’t in their best condition. But, after some TLC and DIY, they not only got a fresh coat of paint and a bold color, they also became the inspiration for his bedroom’s color scheme.
Jan 20, 2017