The Ahm House | Coppin Dockray Architects

Location: Harpenden, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom Year: 2018 Architects: Conceived by Jørn Utzon in 1961 | Renovation by Coppin Dockray in 2018 Drawing: Lydia Hair Joinery: Kacper Kruglik Photography: James O. Davies & Brotherton Lock Conceived by Jorn Utzon in 1961 for his friend the structural engineer Povl Ahm, this house is recognised as one of the most important modern houses in […]

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Modern Pool House by Klopf Architecture

Location: Los Gatos, California, USA Year completed: 2012 Architects: Klopf Architecture Klopf Architecture Project Team: John Klopf, AIA, Geoff Campen, and Angela Todorova Landscape Architect: Andrea Sessa Contractor: Flegels Construction Photography: © Mariko Reed The transformation once an overgrown yard and open pool deck now a habitable destination space for swimmers and non-swimmers alike. In a […]

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Nirala Residence in London by Avci Architects

Location: London, United Kingdom Year: 2004 Architects: Avci Architects AVCIARCHITECTS provided a full modernization and interior re-design for this private villa, set in the natural beauty of an outer-London estate. The finished residence is comprised of a large multi-level living room and gallery, a conservatory and a library, a swimming pool, six bedrooms, and an […]

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Via Media Residence — Matt Fajkus Architecture

Location: Austin, Texas, USA Year: 2018 Architects: Matt Fajkus Architecture Project Manager: Alberto Rodriguez Design Team: Matt Fajkus, David Birt General Contractor: Risher Martin Fine Homes Interior Design: Michelle Tumlin Design Photography: © Leonid Furmansky When the eventual owners first visited the existing Alan Taniguchi house in Austin’s Westlake Hills, they knew right away this was the home […]

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Portsea Beach Shack by Pleysier Perkins Architects

Location: Portsea, Mornington Peninsula, Australia Year: 2017 Architects: Pleysier Perkins Architects Builder: Kleev Homes Photography: © Michael Kai A small addition and intricate interior intervention to a classic 1960s beach shack situated only a stone’s throw away from Portsea’s iconic Shelly Beach. This charming four-bedroom cottage had a lot of existing Mid-century Modernist features to work […]

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Private house, Peckham, London | Al-Jawad Pike Architects

Location: Peckham, London, UK Year: 2018   Architects: Al-Jawad Pike Structural Engineer: Davies Maguire + Whitby Contractor: PSS construction Photography: © Ståle Eriksen The project provides a new two-storey rear extension to this Victorian terraced house in South London. The existing narrow kitchen extension on ground floor was remove and replaced with a new light filled kitchen and dining […]

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Holroyd Court by Foomann Architects

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Area: 400 m2 Year: 2017 Architects: Foomann Architects Builder: Quadro Constructions Landscape: Mud-Office Photography: © Willem-Dirk du Toit Photography Styliste: Esme Parker An existing interwar duplex on a sloping site was the foundation of this challenging conversion project. The two units had complex floor plans over three levels, including a detached […]

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Revello Residence by Shubin Donaldson Architects

Location: Pacific Palisades, California, USA Size: 5,500 sf Year: 2013 Architects: Shubin Donaldson Partners In Charge: Russell Shubin, AIA, LEED AP Robin Donaldson, AIA Contractor: The Quillin Group Photography: © John Ellis An existing nondescript 1980’s hillside home on a spectacular site was transformed with critical concern for the preservation and optimization of panoramic ocean views. […]

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Glen Iris | Pleysier Perkins Architects

Location: Glen Iris, Victoria, Australia Year: 2016 Awards Houses Awards 2017 Alteration & Addition over 200m2 | Shortlisted Architects: Pleysier Perkins Architects Builder: Grand Plan Properties Photography: © Dan Hocking A beautifully crafted extension to a Californian Bungalow for a builder and his family. A robust yet light single storey pavilion with exposed timber rafters, timber […]

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Laurelhurst MidCentury by mw|works architecture + design

Location: Seattle, Washington, USA Area: 4,800 sq ft Year: 2017 Architects: mw|works architecture + design Interior: Inform Interiors Photography: © Jeremy Bittermann Designed by Ibsen Nelsen in 1961, the layout of this home was very well considered but the character and flow between spaces wasn’t a good fit for the daily patterns of the new owners. High on […]

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Ranch House by The Archers

Location: Beverly Hills, California, USA Year: 2016 Architects: The Archers A rambling fifties ranch house within a canyon setting was extensively remodeled in the nineteen eighties, with unfortunate results. In lieu of restoration, which seemed implausible, we opted to keep the Beverly Hills ‘ranch’ vernacular but translate it through modernism. We looked to Eero Saarinen’s […]

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Brae Restaurant Accommodation by Six Degrees Architects

Client: Cape Otway Road Holdings Pty Ltd Location: 4285 Cape Otway Road, Birregurra, Victoria, Australia Year: 2016 Awards 2018 Eat Drink Design Awards, Best Hotel Design 2016 IDEA Sustainability, Highly Commended Architects: Six Degrees Architects Photography: © Trevor Mein Brae Restaurant and Accommodation were conceived and designed to provide a luxury, sustainable rural experience.  Set amid […]

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Ranch house renovation in Ojai, California by Bestor Architecture

Location: Ojai, California, US Year: 2015 Architects: Bestor Architecture Photography: © Laure Joliet All images courtesy of Bestor Architecture   Bestor Architecture Bestor Architecture is based in Los Angeles and was founded by Barbara Bestor, FAIA in 1995. Bestor Architecture has designed a number of award-winning projects including headquarters for Beats by Dre and Nasty Gal, […]

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Truly Open Eichler House by Klopf Architecture

Location: Palo Alto, California, US Year: 2014 Architects: Klopf Architecture Project Team: John Klopf, AIA, Geoff Campen, and Angela Todorova Landscape Architect: Arterra Landscape Architects Structural Engineer: Brian Dotson Consulting Engineers Contractor: Flegels Construction Photography ©2014 Mariko Reed Klopf Architecture, Arterra Landscape Architects, and Flegels Construction updated a classic Eichler open, indoor-outdoor home. Expanding on the […]

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Larch House by Nicholas Szczepaniak Architects

Location : Islington , London, UK Scope : Ground Floor Rear Extension Architects: Nicholas Szczepaniak Architects Photography: © Nicholas Worley We were approached by a couple to transform a tired and dated Victorian property into a contemporary family home for their young family. Works involved an extensive refurbishment and reconfiguration of the existing house with a new contemporary […]

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Diamond Residence by Bestor Architecture

Location: Malibu, California, US Year: 2016 Architects: Bestor Architecture Photography: © Laure Joliet On a large, flat property with a lawn that stretches to a fruit orchard the clients discovered ramshackle structures (a three-bedroom house with a few loosely connected guest cottages) in need of repair. Their goal, rather than tear down the buildings, was to unite […]

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Windward House by Alison Brooks Architects

Location: Gloucestershire, South West England, United Kingdom Size: 432 m² Year: 2012   Architects: Alison Brooks Architects Photography: © Paul Riddle Positioned on the highest point in Gloucestershire overlooking the Wye Valley, this new house and landscape is conceived as a “gallery with people living in it”, showcasing an extensive collection of African Tribal Art. Windward House was a late-Georgian […]

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Cassius Residence by RUFproject

Location: Vancouver, Canada Year: 2017 Building Design & Interior: RUFproject Sean Pearson, Adrian McGeehan Stylist: Laura Melling Photography: © Ema Peter Photography A full renovation of a turn of the century craftsman house in Vancouver’s Point Grey neighborhood.  Taking advantage of the panoramic views to the north shore;  the layout is a gradient from traditional to modern as you […]

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St Vincents Place Residence by B.E Architecture

Location: Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia Year: 2017 Architects: B.E Architecture Photography: © Derek Swalwell   As a modern renaissance home, the St Vincents Place Residence is a new archetype developed through reinterpretation of classical references with a modern sensibility. The client, as a patron, put his belief in architecture, artists and artisans to create a nourishing environment that […]

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Old Be-al by FMD Architects

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Area: 129 m2 Year: 2017 AWARDS  2018 | Commendation| AIA VAA : Residential. [Houses. Alt & Add.] 2018 | Shortlisted | Houses Magazine : House Alt & Add. [Under 200m2] Architects: FMD Architects Project Team: Fiona Dunin, Alice Edmonds, Jayme Collins, Robert Kolak Photography © John Gollings ‘Old Be-al’ is the loving nick-name […]

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J House by Nabil Gholam Architects

Location: Bois De Boulogne, Lebanon Year: 2014 Architects: Nabil Gholam Architects Structural Design: Serhal Consulting Office Electro-mechanical Design: Pierre Dammous & Partners Landscape Architecture: Vladimir Djurovic Landscape  Photography: Joe Kesrouani, Richard Saad The house tells the story of psychological resilience and architectural defiance. A sort of Pandora box turned into a pearl inside a sea […]

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House in la Cerdanya by Dom Arquitectura

Location: Cerdanya, Lérida, Spain Area: 334 m2 Year: 2018 Architects: Dom Arquitectura Interior Design: Blanca Elorduy Photography: © Jordi Anguera Film: Santi Serrano The land is situated in Cerdanya’s area, in an old settlement where rehabilitation began 15 years ago. Currently it consists of 5 houses. The plot is surrounded by a privileged natural environment with astonishing […]

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Villa Fidji by Caprini & Pellerin Architects

  Location: Cap d’Antibes, French Riviera, France Year: 2018   Architects: Caprini & Pellerin Architectes Photography © cafeine   All images courtesy of Caprini & Pellerin Architectes | © cafeine   Caprini & Pellerin Architectes 2 rue Lafayette Cannes France T+33 4 97 06 94 94 VISIT Caprini & Pellerin Architectes 

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B&B Residence by Hogg and Lamb Architects

Location: Paddington, Queensland, Australia Area: 350 m2 Year: 2017 Architects: Hogg and Lamb Architects Project team: Michael Hogg, Greg Lamb Landscape Architects: LARC Collective Photography © Christopher Frederick Jones/CFJPhotography This project re-invigorates the life of an existing Queenslander cottage in inner city Paddington.  A new extension is carefully considered to mitigate the issues of a steep site and overlooking neighbours, […]

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Kirribilli Apartment by Brcar Morony Architecture

Location: Kirribilli, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Year: 2015 Architects: Brcar Morony Architecture Photography © Justin Alexander   The project involved the transformation of a 1960s two bedroom apartment which was lacking natural daylight into an elegant and light filled space with refined, timeless finishes. The apartment was designed to be flexible for a sole executive owner […]

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Aperture Residence | A-I-R Architects

Location: Scottsdale, Arizona, US Year: 2016 Architects: A-I-R Architects Landscape: Colwell/Shelor Photography © Bill Timmerman Transformation of an existing 3,400 sq/ft. patio home. 4 black basalt stone apertures are strategically inserted into the existing shell in the following locations: entry, kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom. Each aperture frames the landscape, shields the sun, and extends the interior program into […]

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Villa 4.0 by Mecanoo Architects

Programme: Fourth time renovation of an originally 1967 villa. Location: Hilversum, Netherlands Size: 542 m2 Year: 2011 Awards BNA Project of 2012 Architects: Mecanoo Architects Design Team: Dick van Gameren in collaboration with IDing Interior Design and Michael van Gessel Landscape Photography: © Pedro Kok A bungalow in Naarden built in 1967 was extended and transformed by Dick van Gameren into […]

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House. Koller by Architect Prineas

Location: Earlwood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Year: 2014 Architects: Architect Prineas Photography © Chris Warnes ‘House. Koller’ is a renovation and extension for a Swiss couple and their two children. For them, the choice of timber was a nostalgic one. The new timber pavilion plays with traditional Swiss building methods. It serves as a little reminder of the […]

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Bellevue Hill House II by Madeleine Blanchfield Architects

Localisation: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Interior Design: Madeleine Blanchfield Architects Photography: © Robert Walsh This project was to remodel the interiors of a large art deco house. The existing planning was convoluted so we created vistas through various rooms and a circular vestibule to tie together unconnected spaces. Simple materials in keeping with the existing […]

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The Woodman’s Treehouse by Brownlie Ernst and Marks Architects

Type: Leisure Building Client: Guy Mallinson Woodland Workshop Location: West Dorset, United Kingdom Year: 2016 Cost: GBP 150,000   Architects: BEaM – Brownlie Ernst and Marks Architects Team: BEaM, Guy Mallinson Woodland Workshop The Woodman’s Treehouse is a luxurious two-storey suite arranged between and beneath the canopy of aged oaks in a rural green woodworking campus. The building is a truly collaborative […]

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Alto de Pinheiros House | AMZ Arquitetos

Location: São Paulo, SP, Brazil Area: 415 m² Year: 2016 Architects: AMZ Arquitetos Authors: Pablo Alvarenga, Manoel Maia, Adriana Zampieri Architects: Gabriel Rocchetti, Carolina Calmon Interior design: Marina Linhares Structure Engineer: Ney Constantini Contractor: DMR Photography: © Maíra Acayaba Built in the 1950s, the house was the object of a renovation project. It might have looked old and dark […]

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ORIGIN tree house | Atelier LAVIT

Client: Cabanes Nature et Spa Program: Hotel room Location: Château de Raray, France Area: 23 m2 Year: 2017   Architects: Atelier LAVIT Photography: © Marco Lavit Nicora ORIGIN is an exceptional cabin, a unique and tailor-made project. The architectural challenge for Atelier LAVIT was to create a functional and comfortable hotel room, being faithful to the first […]

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Joya Villas Bri Bri by Studio Saxe

Location: Santa teresa, Costa Rica Area: 961 m2 Client: Joya Villas Date of Completion: 2018 Architects: Studio Saxe Design Director: Benjamin Garcia Saxe Project Architect: Cesar Coto & Rogelio Quesada Project Coordinator: Laura Morelli Landscape: Vida Landscape Photography: Andres Garcia Lachner Steel and wood frames diffuse inside-out boundaries in Costa Rica surf town. Set in […]

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Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa by Delawie and EDG

Program: Spa, Resort, Architecture, Meeting Space, Dining Rooms, Public Spaces, Bar, Exterior Entertainment Areas Location: Scottsdale, Arizona, US Size: 149,010 SF Year: 2016 Design Architect and Architect-of-Record: Delawie Interior designer: EDG Interior Architecture + Design Photography: © Eric Laignel The Andaz Scottsdale Resort and Spa is a renovation of an existing resort, built in 1989, set within a 25-acre […]

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Conversion, Bornet house by Savioz Fabrizzi Architectes

Location: Ollon,Valais, Switzerland Area: 84m2 Year: 2017 Architects: Savioz Fabrizzi Architectes Photographer: Thomas Jantscher This former barn constructed of rubble masonry is in the centre of the village of ollon, which is densely built-up. The ground floor is a single space, broken up by a utility area. the living room is to the west, next to the […]

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Union Wharf by Nicholas Szczepaniak Architects

Location : Islington, London Size : 165sqm Year: 2017 Architects: Nicholas Szczepaniak Architects Full design service including Concept Design, Detailed Design, Construction Assistance Photography: © Nicholas Worley   Union Wharf is a mid terrace canal side property built within the footprint of a converted factory building. The aspiration of the project was to transform a dated, underperforming and compromised couple’s […]

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San Giorgio Hotel Mykonos by Michael Schickinger and Annabell Kutucu

Location: San Giorgio Mykonos, Greece Interior Concept & Design, Interior Styling by LAMBS AND LIONS Michael Schickinger and Annabell Kutucu Award: Conde Nast Traveler Gold List 2016 Services provided: Interior Concept & Design, Interior Styling, Guest Experience Concept, Signage & Wayfinding, , Creative Direction Photography The idea of the San Giorgio Mykonos is to bring like-minded people together in […]

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Brackenbury House by Neil Dusheiko Architects

Location: London, United Kingdom Area: 180.0 m2 Year: 2016 Architects: Neil Dusheiko Architects Photographs: Tim Crocker, Agnese Sanvito Awards: Winner – AJ Retrofit Awards Best Extension over £500,000 Shortlisted – NLA Awards Don’t Move Improve 2016 This project is a radical remodelling of a house in a Conservation area for a young family. The design adds a new basement […]

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Caribbean Beach Residence by Studio Piet Boon

PIET BOON BONAIRE Location: Kralendijk, Bonaire, Caribbean Netherlands ARCHITECTURE & INTERIOR DESIGN: Studio Piet Boon Few Caribbean islands are as inviting as Bonaire, a sand-fringed escape in the former Dutch Antilles. The island is a haven of tranquillity, boasting consistently pleasant warm temperatures and soft sea breezes. Situated on one of the island’s most pristine beaches lies Kas Dorrie: […]

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Relax Park Verholy, Chalet 4.0 by YOD Design Studio

Location: Sosnovka village, Poltava region, Ukraine Program: Hotels Area: 140.00 m2 Year: 2016 Architects: YOD Design Studio Photography: © Andrey Avdeenko Chalet 4.0 is a part of the hotel complex Relax Park Verholy. New apartments are fully integrated in a pine forest. Instead of the usual solid base the building stands on the so-called screw base. This […]

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Transformation of a holidays house in Menorca by Atelier du Pont

Location: Menorca,  Spain Year: 2015 Architect: Atelier du Pont  All images courtesy of Atelier du Pont Atelier du Pont Team CONTACT Atelier du Pont 89 rue de Reuilly – 75012 Paris (siège) 4 place Tobie Robatel – 69001 Lyon T : +33 (0)1 53 33 24 10 E : adp@atelierdupont.fr VISIT Atelier du Pont  

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St. miquel 19 / Palma Mallorca by Carles Oliver

Location: Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain Year: 2016 Area: 105.00 m2 Building Costs: 18000.00 € Architects: Carles Oliver Photography: José Hevia  Refurbishment project built with € 18,000 budget that aims to bring empty homes back into use for people in housing need, which is a huge problem right now in Spain, especially at tourist areas […]

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Higher Ground by DesignOffice

Location: Melbourne, Australia Client: Higher Ground Completion Date: June 2016 2017 Australian Interior Design Awards Hospitality Design Higher Ground by Design Office   Architects: Design Office Collaboration: Basis Builders / Profile Furniture / BREC / JB Elliot Photography: © Sean Fennessy DesignOffice were commissioned by Nathan Toleman and the team behind Top Paddock and The Kettle Black to create a new […]

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ANH + CHI by House of Bohn

Interior design: House of Bohn ANH + CHI Location: Vancouver, Canada Category: Commercial Year: 2016 The family run iconic noodle shop on Main Street, formally known as Pho Hoang Vietnamese Restaurant, opened their doors back in 1983. As the first and longest standing Pho specialty house in Vancouver, it was time for an update. Anh + Chi (meaning eldest […]

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Villa CP by ZEST architecture

Location: Girona, Spain Area: 440.0 sqm Year: 2013   Architects: Co Govers and Joana Ramalhete/ZEST architecture Construction: José Hortal Hortal Photos by Eugeni Pons and Jesús Granada An old stone-built ruin in a breathtaking setting, surrounded by 25 hectares of oak forest with distant views of the Mediterranean sea. Local building regulations stipulate that the building […]

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Hotel Wedina by Dirk Michel Architekt BDA

    Architect: Dirk Michel Architekt BDA Location: Gurlittstrasse 23, 20099 Hamburg Size: 1000 m2 Year: 2016   HOTEL WEDINA All images courtesy of Dirk Michel Architekt BDA Dirk Michel Architekt BDA CONTACT CLEMENS-SCHULTZ-STRASSE 3-5 20359 HAMBURG T +49 40 361 226 12 F +49 40 361 226 13 BUERO@ARCHITEKTUR-MICHEL.DE VISIT Dirk Michel Architekt BDA  

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Pink House by Mezzo Atelier

Location: Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel Island, Portugal Typology: Guest house, hospitality Surface: 250 m2 Year: 2017 Architects : Mezzo Atelier Joana Oliveira , Giacomo Mezzadri Renderings: Gabriel Ranieri and Rodrigo Tamburus In the Atlantic island of São Miguel, in Azores, an old stable was converted into two guest houses. The clients are a couple determined to share the beauty and costumes […]

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