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the existing Edwardian

This family home designed by Melbourne based Jackson Clements Burrows Architects involved the design of alterations and addition to an existing Edwardian house of some historical significance which is located in an area with a heritage overlay. The idea of the house was organised around finding a compatible but distinctive relationship between the existing interior and the new addition and the existing external form and...

the Wolf house

Designed for the architect himself Taras Wolf of Wolf Architects; his brief was to create a sustainable home to house his family and the things he loves to collect. Turning a 1949 yellow brick house located in leafy suburb of Chadstone into a commanding  three-story dwelling.  Each level is split into multiple rooms allowing fluid movement through a series of interconnecting spaces rather than clearly...

Whale Beach Australia

A white-brick house by Chenchow Little Architects gives a solid nod American modernism at Whale Beach on Sydney’s northern beaches. The use of brick in the house was a response to a key requirement of the client’s brief. He wanted a white house and not just a white-painted house. Rather than the walls simply being laid in a traditional stretcher bond, they have been composed...

a country house NSW Australia

This project, on a property in NSW designed by Virginia Kerridge Architects, takes its inspiration from the spectacular ridge-lines running in parallel on either side of the site, with roof planes tilting up in homage to the mountains beyond. The main house was designed around an original stone cottage and two additional houses for either guests or workers have been created. The workers cottages are...

jewl box on the majestic Hudson River

The place is of profound tranquility where after a day of rain and fog an intense light reflects in the stilled mirror of the majestic Hudson River´s deep waters. A place where the air is clean and calm. Design studio Alberto Campo Baezane says, " its a place that is very close to heaven". In this gorgeous "jewel box" like house is a large long...

The Wild Years … Catherine Kwong

With a portfolio of well-considered and beautiful interiors, the San Francisco Decorator Showcase gave designer Catherine Kwong the chance to experiment with new ideas and have some fun with this years showcase home in the Pacific Heights. The result has been a stunning interior based around the wild early years of Mick and Bianca Jagger living it up in the south of France with the...

Villa Wallin by Erik Andersson Architects … insane love !

Villa Wallin by Stockholm studio Erik Andersson Architects has designed the archetypal house. Designed strictly by using the proportional ratio of 1:3, the house measures six meters in depth, eighteen meters in length and six meters in height. The facade windows also follow a clear pattern: they are all square in form and have the same size. The villa is situated on natural ground, surrounded...

Casa Chile

Casa O designed by 01 Arq is located north of Santiago in Chile.The triangular site has a slope that descends to the north which literally buries part of ground level of the building creating a retaining wall and drive way - car park. Access to the home is by a glass door flanked by concrete walls and a reflection pond proceeding down sitars to the...

Into The Future

This concept bedroom pod was developed in response to what the interior designer and client alike saw as a growing need to establish a hotel in Paris that went against the established convention of a traditional hotel room. Designed by Patrick Norguet, the design is a soothing and highly functional space that delivers the most benefits to the guest without being overly expensive.  All aspects...

flexibility of space

The JKC2 House by ong & ong seems to embrace the