About: Richard Misso

Recent Posts by Richard Misso

Buried in nature – Czech Republic

Built on sloped terrain, the lower part of the house is half-buried which makes the A-frame timber structure on top appear to grow out of the grassy meadow as you approach the building from the uphill road. The integration of the house and landscape will connect further with time as the concrete becomes overgrown with moss and becomes darker, while the timber roof will acquire...

Visual transparency and beauty

The Modular Unit (MU50) is a small-scale, modular off-grid home, designed to be recyclable and adaptable to a wide variety of sites. Through its simplicity, flexibility, and choice of materials, this structure is intended to bring beauty to the users’ daily lives; to allow them to incorporate it in their daily landscape and to connect with the surrounding nature reducing at most its carbon footprint. Designed...

Park Life – Melbourne

Park Life is an extension designed by Architecture Architecture responds to the principles of the ‘garden city’, integrating home, garden and streetscape. Located on Park Crescent in an Estate Heritage Precinct, the area remains one of the best preserved of the early 1940’sHousing Commission of Victoria estates, ‘notable for its strong visual homogeneity… and curving street layout around...

Lifestyle and sensibilities – Melbourne

Developed in close collaboration with its owners, this Melbourne house is a direct architectural response to the couple’s lifestyle and sensibilities, reflecting architect Pete Kennon of Melbourne-based studio Kennon+ exploration of the relationship between architecture, memory and identity. The meticulously refurbished Victorian building is characterised by period embellishment on the outside, the weatherboard clad façade is adorned by ornamental...

Self-isolation – Italy

Designed for a local couple, Urban Cabin replaces the porch of a house in Albino, a small town in the Italian province of Bergamo. Architect Francesca Perani completed the renovation with the help of interior designer Ilenia Perlotti, turning the former storage space into a separate, self-contained residence that can be used for a number of purposes. The clients can...

Survey Warns Of Crisis Facing Building Industry – COVID 19

Interior Design and Architectural studios have been hit hard by COVID 19 with many projects in Australia paused or cancelled. Now Builders and tradies are facing an imminent crisis with most set to run out of new work in the next few months according to a survey on the impact of Covid-19 released yesterday. Denita Wawn, CEO of Master Builders Australia said the results are alarming....

creating moods & stirring efficiency – Melbourne

After securing an entire level of a desirable Melbourne CBD location, Armitage Jones approached Bergman & Co to create the ultimate office environment that both supported their staff and reflected their creative, hardworking brand and philosophy, “that great buildings and places are the key to connecting people and building a healthy community”. A custom bespoke, solution was required and Bergman &...

Manhattan overhaul

Located in Manhattan's Chelsea neighbourhood, the project is a two-bedroom apartment that spans half of a floor in an early 20th-century building. It was previously occupied by an artist and art handler for the Museum of Modern Art and had not been updated in nearly 40 years. Seafoam green paint coated historic wood pillars and the ceiling was clad in tin tiles. New York architecture studio

La petite maison – France

La petite maison is an extra small wooden holiday house in french countryside of Guitinieres in southwestern France. Designed and built by 2m26 architecture and maker studio based in Kyoto, 2m26 see work as researches producing handmade, thrifty luxury unique pieces designed and produced on demand from raw materials and natural processes. Which is evident in “La petite maison” which...

Well conceived intervention – UK

The existing property consisted of a Grade 2 listed double fronted Victorian house located in Getton, Northamptonshire. Connected to the house was a disused cattle shed and beyond that a ruin, which was a former parchment factory and a scheduled monument.  The client’s initial brief was to convert the cattle shed and demolish the ruin to make way for a new extension. From the beginning of...

Recent Comments by Richard Misso