interior design

The wilderness of an infinite dream

In the Cercal House, time and space are not separate dimensions but rather interdependent. Studio Atelier Data believes, there is the time that corresponds to the cycles of nature, the time of who inhabits the place and there is the space that is shaped and influenced by it. Located in Alentejo, Portugal is also a challenge. As Miguel...

Parisian co-working space

Co-working spaces seem to be becoming increasingly more creative and unique. French practice Franklin Azzi Architecture took tips from the work of Frank Lloyd Wright to design this Parisian co-working space, which features open areas for working, dining and lounging, creating a heady mix of office, hospitality and residential comfort. The Bureau , Paris is set inside a Hausmann building that dates back to the 19th...

A place of retreat – Washington State

Aldo Beach House transforms a 1940s beach house into a new multi-generational home, doubling the livable area while lightly touching the delicate ecology of the waterfront. Located in Hood Canal, Washington State - two shifting wings hover over the hillside and beach supported by thin steel columns and pin piles. Designed by Wittman Estes, the new beach house includes the...

Rhythmic quality – Mornington Peninsula

Located on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, the CLT House is a bridge between architectural thinking and sustainable construction methods. Designed by FMD Architects it is a poetic and pragmatic balance between architect and builder, whose relationship developed from the concept design to ensure a highly considered outcome. The project encompasses a reconfiguration of the existing building as the base with...

Mexican and African fusion

Immersed in the Mexican jungle, the 20 guest resort is surrounded by lush vegetation and private beach, The architects, Main Office redesigned eight villas and a common areas at the top of the hill which includ a shared kitchen, a dining room and a swimming pool, preserving the references to the African aesthetic, which reflect the heritage of the resort’s...

Floating home – Hawaii

Hale Lana is a 1,598 square metre house designed for a couple who wanted ample space to host large gatherings on Hawaii's Big Island. Its name translates to "floating home" as each structure is lifted slightly above the lava bed – a plain of flat lava flows. Piles of the red and black rocks are situated around the grassy property and form a cascading hill...

Paradise on Earth – Sydney

Paradise on Earth, a new exhibition at the Museum of Sydney, is a celebration of the career and legacy of visionary architect, Marion Mahony Griffin, that will enchant visitors of all ages. Paradise on Earth Opened on November the 8th, 2020 and reimagines the extraordinary work of Marion Mahony Griffin and her deep connection to the natural environment which she saw as a place full of...

Community and friendship – Romania

The first time STUDIO 1408 visited the site in Balote?ti, Romania, the location impresses them. A beautiful meadow surrounded by an old forest with huge oak trees. They asked themselves "How do we design a house that compliments the surroundings but does not overshadow them?", and "What exactly makes a house great?". There are a thousand possible answers to...

Countryside family compound – Malaysia

The house is built for a client and his extended family who seeks a communal way of living, but cherishes privacy and security. The family entertains frequently and needed the house to be generous when hosting huge parties and cozy for smaller affairs. Moving from Singapore to Malaysia, the family were excited with the prospect of living off on an immensely large plot of land...