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Following the curve – Glebe Australia Revisited

Chenchow Little are renowned for pushing creative boundaries and creating quality innovative homes. The site for the Glebe House is elevated above a sandstone cliff face and overlooks the Sydney city skyline. Located in the inner city suburb of Glebe known for its Victorian terrace houses and narrow streets. The existing dilapidated cottage on the site was demolished...

Performance enhanced – Paris

Located on the outskirts of Paris the National Institute of Sport, Expertise and Performance, has been training elite athletes since the 1970s. Paris-based interior design studio Ubalt Architectes recently completed the renovation of a suite of spaces in collaboration with Paris-based advertising agency Ubi Bene. Underpinned by a sense of playful minimalism, the team revamped the lounge, meeting room, circulation...

A local relationship – Spain Revisited

With a terrace overlooking the beach of Playa de la Barrosa, Spain, a patio with a capacity for 250 people and a restaurant area for 100 diners, El Cuartel del Mar, the new space by the Azotea Grupo, located in an unbeatable location. At an architectural level, Azotea Grupo has relied on the study of Paula Rosales, who was in charge of the award-winning NuBel...

Unintended Beauty – Revisited

Unintended Beauty offers a rare insight into places of work, knowledge and power that are normally kept behind closed doors. Photographer Alastair Philip Wiper’s book is a photographic exploration of industrial iconography and scientific symbolism found in technical facilities in around the world. The book reveals the accidental aesthetics, sublime complexities and rich details of our machines - machines that smash atoms together, build...

Social engagement – Revisited

The Bismarck House is the younger sibling of a pair of semi-detached dwellings in Bondi, Australia developed by the partners of Robert Plumb Build, Bill Clifton and Will Dangar. With plans already developed for Bill’s House by Potter Wilson architects, this project by Andrew Burges architects simultaneously responds to those proposed plans, the very specific client brief, and the opportunity...

A modern Tuscan interpretation – Revisited

Dubai-based practice VSHD Design recently completed its first U.S. residential project located within the Four Seasons Orlando Resort in Florida. In approaching the external Tuscan theme exhibited by homes within the exclusive development, the challenge was to maintain some existing structural elements, while delivering on the client’s vision of a modern home that would be luxurious, yet warm, comfortable, and...

Jolly Holidays

From the team at Design Addicts Platform we would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a more stable 2021. Despite the year that 2020 has been, it has been an inspiring year sharing Australian and international design with you. Design Addicts Platform continues to grow beyond our wildest dreams across the globe and we would like to say, thank you to all the interior...

Grounded in a sense of calm – Malvern

A two-storey addition to an existing heritage-listed Art Deco house in Malvern East, Victoria Australia, the Kardella residence design comes from the opportunity to provide a stronger link to the site’s immediate green landscaped context within the much sought after Hedgeley Dene Gardens precinct. Designed by studiofour, mitigating a disparity between the existing floor level and the site level, the extension...

Invoking a feeling of nostalgia – Austin

The Inglewood Residence is a light-filled Mid-Century Modern home that was designed around a series of gardens and a centralised courtyard. The existing trees actively participated in the design of the home, both in terms of site preservation and heightening the relationship between interior and exterior. Designed by Mark Odom Studio the intended experience is to be continuously connected with...

A variety of small details

Apartment 10 is located in one of the oldest town quarters in Bratislava – “500 flats“ – this settlement emerged in the early 1950s and it has sustained itself, without any major regeneration projects or modernisation impacts, despite the fact it is surrounded by the new financial and office district of Bratislava. Located on the fifth floor and thanks to the high altitude of the...