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The Cork House – UK

Cork House is something you simply don’t see everyday, in-fact its the first of its kind made almost entirely from solid load-bearing cork. Its distinctive structural form and sensory environments are the results of a whole life approach to architecture, in which environmental sustainability is embedded into every stage of a building’s lifecycle. With a focus on what is solid, simple, and sustainable, the project...

Casa Hoyos – Mexico

Casa Hoyos, occupies a former Spanish colonial manor in Mexico City, which is home to many colourful baroque-style buildings from the mid-1700s. AG Studio designed the 16-suite boutique hotel for the Hoyos family, who have owned the property for four generations. A focal point of the project is a courtyard featuring concrete walls punctured with archways lined in...

Strategic moves to improve – Melbourne

The owners of Newry House, a family of four, wanted to renovate their single-fronted terrace home in inner-city Melbourne, on a tight budget. The house had been previously renovated in the 90s, but the two storey addition at the back failed to address the primary issue common in terraces of this era, a lack of light. The owners asked Austin...

Showcasing Pasadena

Perched high in the hilltops the LR2 House overlooks Pasadena and its adjacent mountains from its enviable plot. Designed by Santa Monica-based firm Montalba Architects , the house is made up of several distinct living volumes. In response to the client’s desire to retain a significant portion of the existing flat land between adjacent slopes, the house follows a matchbox...

Reinventing the postal experience – Helsinki

Situated at the heart of Helsinki, Box by Posti, the Finnish postal service, is a self-service store for online shopping customers designed by studio Fyra where locals can retrieve their packages. The project was commissioned by Posti which wanted to set up a delivery space for online purchases that was “more than just a row of parcel lockers”. “The consumer behavior of the Finnish...

Sydney Art House

Tasked with transforming a magnificent historic house located in Woollahra, one of Sydney Australia’s inner city suburbs, the two-storey house contained a treasure trove of beautiful period features. Claire Driscoll Delmar, creative director of Australian interior design practice Studio CD, approached the challenge to create a contemporary expressive 5 bedroom city home for the young family that reflected their passion...

#AloneTogether community by Dazed

Dazed, have created the #AloneTogether community. Across the days, weeks, or months of the coronavirus pandemic and concurrent isolation measures, they have been connecting with their audience to offer URL experiences, art, and advice across music, fashion, art, tech, and politics. “We may be alone, but we are together”, says Dazed. 33 artists have contributed work to this project that’s being launched as part of...

Brazilian simplicity

Within the urban context in which it is inserted, the volume of the residence imposes itself with simplicity into its lush Sao Paulo, Brazilian surroundings. The main body of the house accommodates itself between the lateral boundary walls, neutralizing itself as a volume to function as an element that compartments the internal spaces of the lot. Designed by Andrade Morettin Architects,...

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