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  • The Farm – New South Wales

    Set high on the rolling hills of the New South Wales south coast, this dramatic home finds itself perfectly placed in the landscape to capture the sweeping views and give the owners the lifestyle of their dreams. The house is composed of four pavilions that sit around a central courtyard with deck and pool. Constructed using a combination of concrete...
  • house of fun

    Bangkok studio Onion designed the interior of the Jerry House, a holiday home at Cha-Am Beach, Thailand, for a family with four sons, who wanted a playful space that encourages them to play. Central to the dwelling is the linkage of passageways via nets, they act almost like the extension of floors within this three-storey high living hall. Each layer...
  • Sri Lankan response

    Combining an office and residence of an architect, located by a marsh in Rajagiriya Sri Lanka, the property sits on an urban fringe near a series of high-rise buildings close to the main road. In response the building is designed like a fortress sealed from the Colombo heat with specially designed double screens to limit western and southern exposure, traffic...
  • basic pleasures

    Overlooking the wooded waterfront of Howe Sound and adjacent to a protected, forested waterway and private cove, the secluded home is only accessible via the water. Nestled into the rugged bush, the remote and difficult access drove the design solutions. The Gambier Island House by Canadian architecture and design studio MGB is a weekend home for young Vancouver couple with...
  • Costa Rica lookout

    A young family purchased a plot overlooking Santa Teresa Beach, Costa Rica with two breath-taking views: towards the ocean and into the jungle. Benjamin Garcia Architects decided to rest the house against the back of the steep hill of the site in order to stabilize the soil and protect the house from falling debris. The house then transitions from a...
  • Grand but understated

    I love Paris apartments! It’s hard to step wrong with their classic proportions, chevron parquet flooring and fireplaces. The Parisians are known for sacrificing nothing in the pursuit of style. This Paris apartment by Emma Donnerberg is no exception which takes cues from the French attention to detail while still reflecting the occupants deepest desires and most powerful processions. Light...
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