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A stone and concrete manor

London based-firm Niall McLaughlin Architects has designed a stone and concrete manor arranged in a series of staggered pavilions for a family in Hampshire Southern England. The 1250-square-meter home is positioned on a slightly sloping plot, and features multiple stepped concrete-framed volumes to accommodate the incline. The interior is designed around a large, double-height kitchen, with a sizeable library and reading room on...

When Colour is the focus

Tucked away in a leafy suburb in Cape Town stands a statement-home with lush vibrant interiors. For local design studio ARRCC, who executed the project, it was the homeowner’s affinity for colour and a multitude of materials that informed the creative journey. ‘By working with the homeowner’s wide and varied art collection we were able to create spaces that allow...

Frieze Sculpture 2019 New York

Barcelona-born artist Jaume Plensa is among the 14 international artists which have transformed the iconic Rockefeller Center into an urban sculpture park as part of the Frieze Sculpture 2019. In partnership with Frieze New York and Tishman Speyer, Rockefeller Center is hosting Frieze Sculpture 2019, that showcases twenty pieces spread throughout the outdoor plaza and inside...

Queen’s Lane guesthouse

Carney Logan Burke Architects has collaborated with a family on a 180-acre Jackson Hole, Wyoming over a period of twenty-plus years. The breadth of work — five projects in a wildlife-rich riverine ecosystem depicts the evolution of one couple’s aesthetic: it has carved a steady arc from traditional to modern. The first building, a Parkitecture-influenced log, stone, and timber lodge, anchors the compound....

emulating eclectic style

Housed in a historic villa in Neve Tzedek, one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Tel Aviv, Israel, “The Levee” is a luxury hotel that appears more like sophisticated apartments than hotel rooms. Originally named The Gurevitch House, the villa was built in 1913 and is now part of Tel Aviv’s UNESCO World Heritage site of 4,000 Bauhaus and Eclectic architecture-style buildings. When it...

Arthur Casas approach to Pre Fab

With experienced design professionals in industrialised construction and five years devoted entirely to research in the residential field, the startup SysHaus  redefines conventional construction: speed, technical and aesthetic quality and environmental consciousness. The 200m2 SysHaus house brings a new approach for contemporary living, where efficiency, practicality and sustainability are effective practices. The structural pre-fabricated system is composed of pillars and beams, connected by a metallic cube...

Bold and Sculptural

In this house in the suburbs of Antwerp, weathering steel lamellae are in command, inside and outside they define the spaces, they mark out the boundaries where needed and open again when suited. They glow in the rusty evening sun and give a twinkling show of shadows. They embrace and protect the environment of the residents of this extraordinary house. Designed by DMOA...

choreographed in colour – Melbourne

This shared studio refurbishment for a property developer and graphic design/branding business ANGLE + EARL ST STUDIO used colour to transform the space. Designed by BoardGrove Architects the project had a very tight budget. The brief was to refresh the dark existing studio and create two separated spaces - a front of house area for greetings and meetings and a rear of...

Pavilion Between Trees – Balnarring

When presented with the opportunity to design this small addition to an existing residence located at coastal Balnarring, Australia, Branch Studio Architects were excited to discover a number of established and significant trees sporadically arranged across the proposed site. The brief for a new master-suite consisting of a bedroom, an ensuite and incorporated robes also asked for a strong connection to the...

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