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  • Roughhewn Beauty

    Referencing the surrounding landscape, this Silicon Valley home was a labour of love for the home’s owner and consummate collector of furniture and objet. Nestled in a lush setting with sweeping vistas of rolling hills and a beautiful sky in all directions of golden light and ochre landscape. The colours used and palette of materials in the design echo the...
  • sense of solidity

    The residence is situated in Delphini, a location along a small gulf at the North-West part of the Cycladic island of Syros Greece in the Aegean Sea. The gulf surrounds a small uninhabited island. As the site extends towards the gulf, the small island becomes its focal point, its point of reference. The property belongs to a Greek family based...
  • 19th-century miller’s house

    Hamburg studio Asdfg Architekten  converted a 19th-century miller’s house in Berlin into a contemporary home for a family. The historical significance of the building was a big challenge, but the design team also saw a high potential for it to become a unique single family house with a garden in the center of one of the most popular neighbourhoods of...
  • East Meets West

    When two different firms came together to create this apartment located in Shenzhen, China, the result is a perfectly balance family home that is as much a traditional Chinese home as it is a home for a Western lifestyle. Designed by Minas Kosmidis Architecture in Concept from Greece and YuQiang and Partners Interior Design from China, the narrative of the...
  • tiny spaces Bordeaux

    Mickaël Martins Afonso & L’atelier miel recently refurbished a small apartment set over two levels, located in a heritage stone building in the heart of the of Bordeaux, France. The challenge was to design a small space in with the functionality of a large space present. The light is reflected via 10 windows playing with wood, which is adorned with tones and...
  • A Miesian moment in lakeside Japan

    The experienced team of Shinichi Ogawa & Associates has recently completed this elegant lakeside house in front of a mountainous backdrop. Situated in Yamanashi, Japan, the house was designed as a family retreat for the weekend. Its structure is based on an expansive rectangular shape with large windows from the Floor to ceiling. With obvious roots in the Farnsworth House...
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