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  • Back to School

    Taking on the loft conversion in this former school, Dutch firm Eklund Terbeek have infused a contemporary interior within the existing heritage elements to create a home that is both modern while at the same time telling the story of this historic building. Reorganising the program of the building to maximise space and flow, the firm combined two former classrooms...
  • Hightail Melbourne

    The vibrant watering hole at the heart of Greame Base’s classic children’s book ‘The Waterhole’ inspired the venue fit-out for new bar Hightail located at Melbourne’s Docklands . Designed by Techn? Architecture + Interior Design, the venue playfully references the concept of ‘the wateringhole’ as both a feature of the natural landscape and to the old colloquial term for a...
  • an ordinary life

    Located in Manhwa-ri South Korea this house is just as delicate as it is brutal. Inspired by, “The beauty that is found in ordinary life”, it has a poetic sensibility alive with emotion not found in the surrounding suburban homes. Designed by Rieuldorang Architects the client brief was to create a home with ample space under the eaves to enjoy...
  • life away from the city – Revisited

    The brief was simple – create a home where you are constantly aware of the beautiful mountains surrounding us, the reason we gave up city life. As architect and client Johann Slee could explore his intense appreciation for our local honest farm structures, and use it as inspiration for his new home located in Stellenbosch, South Africa. The simplicity of...
  • Bounganvillea house Sydney – Revisited

    Did you know that Sydney’s planners are considering the return of the terraced house, or row house, as a favoured residential building type.  It is believed the terrace could be one solution to addressing housing affordability; by allowing the subdivision of standard quarter acre blocks of land into narrow strips and building adjoining two-three storey dwellings. This Woollahra terrace designed...
  • The Little-Big House – Revisited

    This LA property was converted from a cramped shack to an airy and bright home. Architects Annie Ritz and Daniel Rabin heavily altered the layout to maximize space, natural light and airflow. Named The Little-Big House by the clients, the project involved gutting the interior of the property and reorganising the rooms to create the illusion of greater space. “We took...
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