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Bondi Cloud House – Revisited

The Cloud house is a private home located at iconic Bondi Beach, NSW. Designed by Akin Atelier the concept was to maximise the opportunity for light to interact with the surfaces of the house, like the facets of a cloud. The house is orientated east, opening up to capture the morning sun, whist the internal courtyard allows sun to flow throughout the day,...

a slower pace – Revisited

Inspired by architecture with respect for the past, the added structures at Gibbon Street, New Farm - Brisbane, were imagined as a series of relic-like garden walls repurposed to accommodate a living environment. The philosophy in this concept designed by Cavill Architects is the suspension of time, a wild experience, distinguished from the regularity of the modern built environment. Beginning at the front,...

feminine minimalism – Revisited

Located in Queens Park, inner-city Sydney among Victorian and federation style homes and lush urban green spaces, this family house was thoroughly renovated by local design practice Alexander &CO with great attention to detail, transforming the century-old building into a light-filled residence of contemporary comforts and subtle elegance. The two-storey, semi-detached house that dates back to the early 20th century posed two major...

Highbury Grove – Revisited

Highbury Grove, located in Melbourne, is defined by a street frontage of uniform federation style cottages set in orthogonal rows and folded in amongst leafy suburban gardens. Designed by RITZ&GHOUGASSIAN, the project was required to deal with the heritage street frontage and a lane way to the northern side of the property. And deal with it they did - the...

Jolly Holidays from Design Addicts

From the team at Design Addicts Platform we would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas. It’s been a wonderful year sharing Australian and international design with you. Over the past 10 years DA Platform has grown beyond our wildest dreams, thanks to all the interior designers, architects and PR companies for your submissions and allowing us to share your incredible work. A very special thank...

The Stone House

Located in Nha Trang, a sea side city of Vietnam’s south east coast, this vacation house know as The Stone House is carved into the hill overlooking the bay and mountains in the distance. Designed by MM++ architects the overall design was focused on the simplicity of the construction shapes and the use of raw and natural materials. The...

NEON dreamscapes

Innovative French fine art photographer Ludwig Favre has created a set of long exposure portraits in his new series ‘Neon’, using his drone as an aerial light source to create angelic halos that hover above the earth. #cleverman Favre is an accomplished travel photographer, and he recently traveled the globe in search of surreal landmarks for the new series. Settling for the Nordic...

terrain house

The GG house is located in a in a lush gated community in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. The natural slope of the terrain allows the house to sit on top of the hill and hide the service area below the ground allowing for 3 levels but still maintain the composition of two overlapping buildings that sit just on top of the terrain surrounded...