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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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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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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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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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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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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Gibbon Street House by Cavill Architects

Location: Brisbane, Australia Architects: Cavill Architects Photography: © Christopher Frederick Jones Inspired by architecture with veneration for the past, the added structures at Gibbon St. were imagined as a series of relic-like garden walls repurposed to accommodate a practical living environment. The walls and landscape dictate the experience of the occupant – encouraging a slow pace, a more […]

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Lake house in Ascona by Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects

Location: Ascona, Switzerland Program: single family house Year: 2017 Architects: Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects Photography:  ©  Hannes Henz Wespi de Meuron Romeo Architects CONTACT wespi de meuron romeo architetti fas sa via g. branca masa 9 ch-6578 caviano tel  +41 (0) 91 794 17 73 e-mail: info@wdmra.ch VISIT Wespi de Meuron Romeo Architects

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Štajnhouse by ORA Atelier Znojmo

Štajnhouse Location: Alfonse Muchy 13/300, 692 01, Mikulov, Česko Year: 2017   Architects: ORA Atelier Znojmo –  Jan Hora, Jan Veisser and Barbara Hora Detailed structural orientation and mapping: AGM-GEO geodesists Preparatory sketch and study: architect Jaroslav Šimek of ARCHIZONE Architects Ltd Structural engineering: Dalibor Klusáček of OK Atelier Ltd Original stucco renovation technological procedure consultancy and supervision: architect Jan […]

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Feldman House by Core Development Group (Originally designed in 1953 by Gregory Ain)

Location:  Beverly Hills, CA Built By Core, Designed By Core, Details, video   Originally designed in 1953 by famed mid-century modern architect Gregory Ain, Core Development Group has expanded and updated the Feldman House while preserving the integrity of the original architecture and context upon which it resides. This exquisite modern estate offers 11,300 square […]

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Ibiza, Can Bikini by TG Studio

  Location: Ibiza,   Spain Year: 2015 Architects: TG Studio Photography: © Philip Vile   Tg-Studio was commissioned as interior designers for this country estate in the north of Ibiza, the property consists of a 3 bedroom house, surrounded by two hectares of lush gardens in which two additional houses provide two further bedrooms and en-suites. Tg-Studios clients […]

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Greece, Milos house by K-Studio 

Location: Milos, Greece Year: 2017 Architects: K-Studio  Styling:  Anestis Michalis Photography: Vangelis Paterakis   Perched on the cliff edge in Plaka, the main town on the Greek island of Milos, this 19th century house has been carefully restored to provide a London-based family with an authentically traditional yet practical summer retreat. Originally built in 1813, the house is effectively a […]

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Camino de Playa by Jamie Fobert Architects and Dominique Gagnon

Location: Galicia,  Spain Area: 140 m2 Camino de Playa Images Courtesy of Camino de Playa Architects: Jamie Fobert Architects and Dominique Gagnon Local Architect: Marta Gutierrez Mosquera Arquitecto Photography: Ciro Frank Schiappa and Mike Redfern The Costa da Vela Nature Reserve in Galicia sits on the very edge of Europe. Here, untamed, sparsely inhabited land meets […]

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Brentwood modern by Jamie Bush + Co

  Location: Brentwood, California, US Interior Decorating: Jamie Bush + Co   The owners of this 1940s Brentwood, California ranch house, a former studio head and her partner, wanted a new screening room that they added with an extension. Additional modifications to the 4,000 square foot home included the additions of a flat roof, new glass-curtain walls […]

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Gastrobar La Manera, Valencia by Masquespacio Design Studio

Location: Valencia, Spain Area: 92 m2 Year: 2016 Design interior: Masquespacio Photography: © Luis Beltran The project for La Manera consists in seeking to create a hospitality concept that could work by day and by night, adaptable to each moment and requirement, starting with a brunch and coffee during the morning, converting itself in a restaurant during the […]

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Casa 1014 by H Arquitectes

Location: Granollers, Barcelona, Spain Area: 637.0 sqm Year: 2014   Architects: H Arquitectes Architect in Charge: David Lorente, Josep Ricart, Xavier Ros, Roger Tudó Photographs: Adrià Goula The plot is located in the historical city centre of Granollers and placed into an urban fabric of dwellings between party walls. The available space is narrow and elongated, […]

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Clovelly House II by Madeleine Blanchfield Architects

Location: Sydney, Australia Year: 2016   Architects: Madeleine Blanchfield Architects Photography: © Prue Ruscoe Our client’s brief was a 17th century lithograph of five little fish with human faces swimming “Marvels Of Things Created and Miraculous Aspects Of Things Existing” The notion was to create a home that was whimsical, calm, inspiring, slightly quirky and deeply personal. We gutted […]

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Terrace House by Wolveridge Architects

Location: East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Category: Residential Alterations and Additions (An extensive refurbishment and addition to a heritage terrace house in East Melbourne) Year: 2016 2017 Residential Design shortlist (Australian Interior Design Awards) Architects: Wolveridge Architects Photographer: Derek Swalwell (existing photo by Ben Hosking) All images courtesy of Wolveridge Architects WOLVERIDGE ARCHITECTS Jeremy S Wolveridge B.Arch The practice […]

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The White House by SJB Interiors (Melbourne)

  Location: Rye, Victoria, Australia Architects: SJB Interiors (Melbourne) Quiet, calming and restorative. The simple touch given to this renovation project delivers a home that is serene and tranquil allowing its owners to revive and recharge away from busy professional careers. A minimalist approach employed throughout creating a home that is unpretentious yet adorned with functional quality. […]

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Cloe Studios in Mykonos by KP ARCHITECTS

Location: Mykonos, Chora, Greece Year: 2016 Area: 80 m2 Architects:  KPARCHITECTS Hidden among the narrow cosmopolitan alleys of Mykonos ‘Chora’, in St. Spyridon area, a dilapidated summer house, originally built in 1987, has been fully renovated into a high end tourist accommodation. The two-storey Cycladic house, of which only the external walls and internal staircase were kept in the […]

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A Traveller’s home by Annabell Kutucu

Location: Berlin, Germany 19th Century Apartment Berlin Interior Design & Styling by Annabell Kutucu  In collaboration with Michael Schickinger Photography: Claus Brechenmacher All images courtesy of Annabell Kutucu Annabell Kutucu A renowned Interior Designer and Stylist based in Berlin, she has been styling and decorating private luxury homes for more than 10 years. Since she set up […]

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When Color Meets Calm by Maayan Zusman & Amir Navon

Location: Tel Aviv, Israel Area: 55 m2 Designers: Maayan Zusman & Amir Navon Photography: © 181 Architecture Photography Images courtesy of Maayan Zusman Maayan Zusman Studio Maayan Zusman, based in Tel Aviv, was established by Maayan Zusman in 2012. ​Maayan holds B.A, M.B.A and Interior Design degrees in addition to extensive experience from the the hi-tech world. […]

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Interior, The Bride & Groom by Russell & George

  Location: Melbourne, Australia Year: 2014 Architects: Russell & George Photography: © Paul Martin 2015 Australian Interior Design Awards / Shortlist / Residential Interior     This house is stage one of the transformation of an existing 1950s suburban house into one half of a grander vision. Dubbed The Bride and Groom, stage one is The Bride, a […]

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