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  • Infrared NYC

    New York-based, Italian born photographer and graphic designer Paolo Pettigiani has recently captured a collection of pictures of Central Park’s landscape, in a series named surprisingly, Infrared NYC. Using a infrared-aerochrome film photo which reverses the real colors to transform them into red, pink, the artist shows the park under a new perspective. The usual green grass and trees are...
  • encouraging interaction – Melbourne

    Australian firm Dan Gayfer Design recently completed a renovation and extension of a Victorian-era dwelling in Melbourne’s Fritzroy North. Only the original front two rooms were retained, with the new additions meeting the requirements of a young couple planning a family, taking terrace living to a new level. Designed to maximise natural light on the narrow five-metre-wide plot, the block...
  • The Straight and Narrow – Elwood

    This townhouse, designed by InForm and located in Melbourne bayside suburb of Elwood, is an exercise in contrast and restraint. Set in a row of three, the long and narrow space has the advantage of a central courtyard that creates a focal point for the ground floor public areas – kitchen, living, study – to radiate from while at the...
  • Ahmedabad house India

    Located in Ahmedabad, Mumbai India, the architecture deploys strategies to mitigate the intense heat. Designed by SPASM Architects, an organic plan bound by massive rammed earth walls with high thermal mass, and courtyards with vertical pivoting wooden louvers, top hung windows with mesh inserts keeps out mosquitoes and allows natural cooling. Apart from these measures, sprinklers activate on timers to...
  • The artful Archers

    The Archers are a small creative studio in Los Angeles California that has a deep sense of curiosity and an affinity for research which is evident through their considered and intelligent interiors and architecture. This 1980’s apartment has been completely striped back and renovated with the only request from the client of “great floors and lighting”. This is no small...
  • cabin fever

    The entrance has a somewhat seductive nature by being both inviting and at the same time secretive. You are led  by the curved path and by the series of roofs surrounding the entry. Yet the entrance remains hidden and uncertain, the use of shingles on the wall leading to the front underlines this ambiguity. Located in Straumsnes, Tingvoll, Norway, the...
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