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 basement. The interior was adapted primarily through the demolition of … Continue reading Holroyd Court by Foomann Architects

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. The vehicular approach, orientation and entry sequence are choreographed to … Continue reading Revello Residence by Shubin Donaldson Architects

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 windows and brick walls forms the open plan living and … Continue reading Glen Iris | Pleysier Perkins Architects

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 the owner’s wish list were increased physical and visual connections … Continue reading Laurelhurst MidCentury by mw|works architecture + design

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 1957 Miller House for cues on incorporating modern details – … Continue reading Ranch House by The Archers

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, Blackbirds, a groundbreaking new typology for dense housing in Echo … Continue reading Ranch house renovation in Ojai, California by Bestor Architecture

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 original walls of glass and connection to nature that is … Continue reading Truly Open Eichler House by Klopf Architecture

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 and bespoke rear extension. Inspired by the dual nationality of … Continue reading Larch House by Nicholas Szczepaniak Architects

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 and logically connect what had become a hodgepodge of nondescript … Continue reading Diamond Residence by Bestor Architecture

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 farmhouse with several extensions and outbuildings. ABA restored and transformed … Continue reading Windward House by Alison Brooks Architects