interior design

The Twist Museum

Crossing the winding Randselva river in Norway, The Twist Museum, opens as a bridge torqued at its center, forming a new journey and art piece within the Kistefos Sculpture Park in Jevnaker, Norway. The contemporary art institution doubles as infrastructure to connect two forested riverbanks, completing the cultural route through northern Europe’s largest sculpture park. Built around a historical pulp mill, The Twist is conceived...

Flexible living – Tel Aviv

The 1940s two-bedroom apartment was renovated by Tel Aviv designer Maayan Zusman in collaboration with architect Amir Navon, interior designer Karen Brockmann and students from Tel Aviv's graduate design programme, Studio 6b . Almost every item in the space was custom-designed. The two-bedroom apartment is located in Tel Aviv's cultural hub, Habima Square, the 120-square-metre home has a rectangular...

Darling Point understated elegance.

Located in Darling Point, a leafy, harbour side suburb of Sydney, Australia, this Victorian cottage has been recently renovated by Alexander & CO. for a family of five. Drawing on the building’s architectural heritage, the light-filled house, which despite its compact size comfortably caters to the family’s requirements, artfully combines nostalgic grandeur with a contemporary aesthetic of understated elegance. Faced with...

Barefoot Luxury – Maldives Maamunagau Resort

Leading the way in luxury, Inter Continental Maldives Maamunagau Resort has opened the latest in a series of new luxury resorts. The first-of-its-kind in the Maldives, the two-story Lagoon Villas combine overwater views with direct beach and lagoon access, as well as private infinity and jacuzzi pools. Made for stylish barefoot living, the design was conceptualised by Singapore-based...

Social and private house

The GGL House, located in Sao Paulo city was designed by Studio AG Arquitetura for a young couple that had purchased a long narrow plot. The project brief was to maximise space within the challenging plot of land. The upper bulk of the residence arises as a reinterpretation of a traditional house, with a gable roof, respecting the...

Visit The Silhouette Hytte House – Book Now

Nestled on a narrow block in the quiet streets of Elwood, ‘Silhouette Hytte’ House is close to my heart, it was once my home that my partner and I purchased, then sold many years ago. The site is 34.4m long by 6.1m wide and has an East facing backyard. Presented with a number of challenging constraints such as a heritage overlay, flood overlay and close...

Lotus pond and eucalyptus forest dining experience

Garden Hotpot Restaurant is located in the hinterland of Sansheng Township, surrounding a lotus pond, hidden in a eucalyptus forest. In order to create a close-to-nature dinning environment, MUDA architects chose to eliminate the architectural scale, leaving out walls, only using pillars and boards to integrate the building into the woods ensuring the building merges into the environment,...

What’s behind the golden doors?

S/LAB has placed a property development company Mantab behind a golden folding facade on a quiet street. Arranged across a converted house, the conversion has created offices for the company's three directors, a display gallery and entertaining spaces for hosting clients. The interior follows the theme of "intentional mismatches" and incorporates contrasting colours, textures, materials like white epoxy flooring with...