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Peninsula House

Peninsula House, is a weekend home in a coastal city close to São Paulo, delicately positioned on a steep slope overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the house is composed of three stacked abstract volumes hunkered down into the rocks edge. Designed by Bernardes Arquitetura, the house is divided in three parts: the rectangular base and the triangular volume, which has more private areas; and...

enhancing the build

It's no secret that we love finishes at Design Addicts and sharing the latest in products that enhance the build. Over the past month and next few weeks keep your eyes peeled as we cover the latest in tile technology. Long gone are the days of being limited the tolerances and expense of installing a poured terrazzo floor, thanks to technology advances terrazzo has unlimited possibilities. Introducing...

Pavilion House

Placed on top of a pre-existing granite wine cellar, the immaculate and meticulously designed Pavilion House takes advantage of its programmatic location to work on an open and abstract space, simultaneously interior and exterior which benefits from its immediate diverse nature. Configuring itself as a small habitable space on a mountain located at Guimaraes, Portugal, the Pavilion House seeks to maximize its versatility and spatial...

being visible

Herdade da Considerada is a parcel of arid land with 500 hectares, about seven kilometers from Alcácer do Sal, dotted with cork oaks and umbrella pines. The resulting landscape is uniform in every direction and, as the architect Luís Rebelo de Andrade found on a preliminary visit, it is easier to lose your car at Herdade da Considerada than in a supermarket...

freedom movement

Occupying a corner location in a northern residential neighbourhood of Bogota, Colombia, Masa is a new restaurant that stands out in its simple yet bold, graphical playfulness. Conceived by New York and Bogota-based architecture practice Studio Cadena as a series of distinct but interconnected spaces, marked by triangular cutouts of different sizes, the building is a sculptural tour de force that nevertheless...

Mutina new ranges

Patricia Urquiola, Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Tokujin Yoshioka, Yael Mer and Shay Alkalay of Raw Edges, Inga Sempé, Konstantin Grcic and Hella Jongerius are the heart of Mutina. A close-knit team that share the same passions in their work: art, good design, architecture, product approach and a unique take on life and last week I I headed to

independent identity – India

The Three Court House located in Ahmedabad, India is conceived as a series of similar but varied pavilions that allows the house to conform to the unique shape of the site. By restricting the height to one floor, the house is able to blend in with its humble surroundings and the nature of the plan breaks down the scale and mass of the house to...

Saint Moritz – St Kilda

Last week I was invited to view Luxury developer GURNER’s most ambitious and significant Australian project to-date and it totally exceeded my expectations, from it's unpretentious exterior that sits well within the context of the neighbouring buildings to the plethora of amenities likened to luxury hotels on offer. Celebrating St Kilda’s halcyon days as the waterfront playground for the rich and famous, the “

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