interior design

Queenslander re-interpreted

The brief for the Jacaranda house was to turn an original 1920’s Ashgrovian house into a family haven, with the flexibility to accommodate the changing needs over the next 20 years. All core family living spaces needed to be on a single level, on a modest, intimate scale, while a separate zone was required for Director: Scott Petherick architectural studio -

A Private Residence

The project named Private Residence is located in Chaoyang District, Beijing, China with rivers to the north, trees to the East and West, grasslands and roads to the South, and further surrounded by high-rise buildings . Designed by Linjian Design Studio they hoped to create a feeling of peace and quiet. “We hope that the result of the construction will be like...

A Guy and his Bulldog

This project called to refurbish a small, 46 square meter apartment for Jaime, an ER doctor, and Albóndiga, his bulldog. The original apartments cross-ventilation was blocked by several interior walls, which meant that the distribution did not adequately respond to Madrid’s high temperatures in summer. This was a key aspect for studio HUSOS to consider in the new design, for both Jaime...

33rd Dulux Colour Awards WINNERS

Courage and sophistication typified the inspired use of colour in the winning projects of the 33rd Dulux Colour Awards, announced at Wednesday night’s Gala event at the National Gallery of Victoria. Attracting a record number of entries – in excess of 430 projects from around Australia and New Zealand across six categories of built work. Dulux Colour Planning and Communications Manager...

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...

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...