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Stairway House – Tokyo

A two-family home in a quiet residential area of Tokyo appears more like an art piece than home. Surrounded by regular houses and apartments the Stairway House is a multi generational house with the parents occupying the ground floor and a young family on the upper levels. Designed by studio Nendo, the architectural volume was pushed to the north to take...

When nature dominates – California

Flowers’ new guest experience breathes new life into a cherished local landmark to become a destination resort-style estate dedicated to the celebration of wine, food, and the natural landscape. Located minutes from downtown Healdsburg, in the heart of Russian River Valley, Healdsburg, California.Originally built as a winery in the mid-70s, the facilities on this 15.5 acre estate had...

Shade House – Bangkok

Living amidst the rapid growth of urban population and high rises in Bangkok, a critical question is raised by Ayutt and Associates design was : how can we adjust ourselves to live peacefully and privately in this speedily changed environment? In doing so, how can we avoid losing contact with the amenities that mega-city provides us and accessibility to...

Tree top living – India

Located on the outskirts of Bangalore, India, the House on Pipes sits elevated within coconut the tree tops that occupies the 1.5 acre plot of land. Designed by Parallax the focus was to design a two bedroom weekend getaway space within a modest budget. The initial idea was to build a home with minimal contact to the earth with the...

2020 Dulux Colour Awards finalists – exterior and students

Our final installment - part 4 coverage showcasing some of the talent shortlisted for the 2020 Dulux Colour Awards. Categories are:  Single Residential Exterior - Commercial and Multi Residential Exterior - Student (Years 1 - 6) The iconic awards program, now in its 34th year, recognises Australian and New Zealand design practitioners who are using colour as the hero and a strategic feature in innovative design. “Architects...

2020 Dulux Colour Awards finalists – Workplace and Retail

Part 3 of our coverage showcasing some of the talent shortlisted for the 2020 Dulux Colour Awards. Category is - Commercial Interior - Workplace and Retail which includes the interior paint finishes of commercial or industrial buildings such as education facilities, community centres, healthcare facilities, museums, theatres, places of worship, cafes, restaurants, fitness centres, one-off installations, events, hotels and accommodation. The iconic awards program, now in...

Sensitively perched – Malvern

The Summit house is a renovation and extension to a unique late modernist home in the Victorian suburb of Malvern, Australia. The original house features a boldly curved roof, delicately supported on a string of steel posts. A curved wall of glass emulates the roof form, bending inwards to create a side courtyard. With glass and garden on all sides, the house is awash with...

Understated sophistication – Berlin

A recently renovated apartment in the elegant neighbourhood of Charlottenburg in Berlin that lavishly channels the building’s architectural heritage while reveling in contemporary finesse. Meticulously detailed and exquisitely crafted, the apartment is a treasure trove of intricate interventions and bespoke furnishings whose understated sophistication belies a focus on functionality and a passion for the fine art of design, all the while reflecting the owners’ taste...

2020 Dulux Colour Awards Commercial Interior, Public & Hospitality

There has never been a time when we all need a little extra colour in our lives, the finalists have been announced for the 2020 Dulux Colour Awards! This years awards received more than 450 entries, which a panel of leading design experts have narrowed down to 107 finalists across Australia and New Zealand. The iconic awards program, now in its 34th year, recognises Australian...

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