Cross-Stitch House by FMD Architects

Category: Residential Alterations, Residential Interiors Location: Melbourne, Australia Year: 2013 AWARDS 2014 | Shortlisted | AIA VAA 2014 | Shortlisted | IDEA Awards 2014 | Shortlisted | Houses Magazine : House of the Year [Res. Alt & Add.] Architects: FMD Architects Project Team: Fiona Dunin, Andrew Carija, Robert Kolak Photography © Peter Bennetts The site is a […]

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Pavilion House by Pitsou Kedem Architects

Location: Tel Aviv, Israel Total site area: 500 sqm Total plot area: 300 sqm Year: 2018 Architects: Pitsou Kedem Architects Design: Irene Goldberg, Pitsou Kedem In charge architect: Hila Sela Project manger: Asaf Lupo Lighting design: Orly Avron Alkabes Styling for photography: Eti Buskila Photography: © Amit Geron All images courtesy of Pitsou Kedem Architects| © […]

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Riverhouse Residence by [STRANG] Architecture

Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA Year: 2017 Architects: [STRANG] Architecture Interior Design: Margaret Marquez Interiors Photography: © Claudia Uribe Located along the New River in Fort Lauderdale, this low-slung residence maximizes its surrounding views of a tropically-landscaped yard, active riverway and ecological park. Similar to Strang’s designs for LakeHouse and Mountain Lake Residences, the home uses […]

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HS Residence by Cubyc Architects

Location: Bruges, Belgium Area: 620 sqm Year: 2014 Architects: Cubyc Architects Photography: © Koen Van Damme, Bart Musschoot All images courtesy of Cubyc Architects| © Koen Van Damme, Bart Musschoot   Cubyc Architects CONTACT TER STRATEN 34 8200 BRUGGE T +32 50 39 51 22 F +32 50 39 51 24 INFO@CUBYC.BE VISIT Cubyc Architects

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Tiburon Bay View Residence by Walker Warner Architects

Location: Tiburon Peninsula, California, USA Year: 2017 Architects: Walker Warner Architects Project Team: John Davis, Brian Friel, Anne Griffes, Anja Hämäläinen, Klara Kevane, Brian Lang, Brooks Walker Interiors: NICOLEHOLLIS Landscape: SCDA and Strata Landscape Architecture  Builder: Van Acker Construction Photography: © Laure Joliet Nestled on an east facing bluff of the Tiburon Peninsula, the Tiburon Bay View […]

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Shear House by Aidlin Darling Design

Architects: Aidlin Darling Design Architectural Metals: Chris French Metal, Inc Photography: © Matthew Millman & Adam Rouse   Analogous to a well considered garment, the design for this house rigorously pursued aesthetic, structural, and performative considerations; like clothing, it modulates exposure of the body to the environment around it. Situated on a hillside, this adaptive remodel demanded privacy while […]

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FL House by Jacobsen Arquitetura

Location: Bragança Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil Total area: 3.350,00 m² Built area: 815,00m² Year: 2017 Architects: Jacobsen Arquitetura Team: Paulo Jacobsen, Bernardo Jacobsen, Edgar Murata, Marcelo Vessoni, Marcela Siniauskas, Frederico Escobar, Pedro Ramos, Natália Tieri Interior: Marcela Ernani Arquitetura Landscape: Jardim Paulistano Photography © Fernando Guerra|FG+SG Based on a study of the terrain, we identified two striking visuals: the […]

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Hidden Vallery Desert House by Wendell Burnette Architects 

Location: Cave Creek, Arizona, USA Area: 290 m2 Architects: Wendell Burnette Architects Project team: Wendell Burnette , Qianyi Ye , Austin Nikkel, Rebecca Gillogly Interior design: Wendell Burnette Architects Photography © Bill Timmerman This small humble house sited on a south-facing desert slope extends a prominent flow of pinkish-red schist-shale into a simple elevated plinth that parallels the contours of […]

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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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Terrarium House by John Ellway Architect

Location: Brisbane, Australia Area: 120 m2 Year: 2017 AWARDS Houses Awards shortlist 2018 Dulux Colour Awards Finalists 2018 Architect: John Ellway Architect Builder: Mat Saggers Engineer: Westera Partners Photography © Toby Scott Created by bringing together layers of memories from the owners’ childhoods and their travels throught adult life. The house began as an exercise in pragmatics. How to manage a number of […]

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Place to Day Dream by Tony Hobba Architects

Location: Victoria, Australia Year: 2013 Architects: Tony Hobba Architects Photography © Rory Gardiner Over looking Bass Straight, this large residential project sits quietly in the landscape, barely visible. The landscape was the driver for the design, with a stand of iron bark trees defining the form, scale, views, vista’s and materialality. Six years in the […]

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Ocean Residence by FMD Architects

Location: Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia Year: 2015 Architects: FMD Architects Project Team: Fiona Dunin, Katherine Peasley, Andrew Carija, Robert Kolak, Alex Peck, Owen Castley Photography © Fraser Marsden The residence is a weekend beach house for a semi retired couple with a large family and extensive corporate guests. The house was designed to entertain large amounts […]

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Shapeshifter house by Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects (OPA)

Location: Reno, Nevada, US Area: 5,900 sf Year: 2017 AWARDS AIA San Francisco, 2015 Unbuilt Design Citation Chicago Athenaeum, 2018 American Architecture Awards  Architects: Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects (OPA) Contractor: Mike Doherty Construction Structural: Buro Happold Landscape: OPA Planting: Delphine Huetz Photography © Joe Fletcher   Two art collectors and dealers specializing in contemporary art and art of the American West decided to move […]

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Glass Wall House | Klopf Architecture

Location: San Mateo, California, US Year : 2016 Architects: Klopf Architecture Project Team: John Klopf, AIA, Klara Kevane, and Yegvenia Torres-Zavala Landscape Architect: Arterra Landscape Architects Contractor: Henry Calvert of Calvert Ventures Photography © Mariko Reed Klopf Architecture, Arterra Landscape Architects and Henry Calvert of Calvert Ventures Designed and built a new warm, modern, Eichler-inspired, open, […]

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Cascading Courts by HYLA Architects

Type: 2 storey semi-detached house with attic Location: Faber Drive, Singapore Site Area: 409 m2 Gross Floor Area: 568 m2 Year: 2017 Architect: HYLA Architects Principal Architect: Mr Han Loke Kwang Assistant Architects: Navin Rungsmai, Amanda Goh, Thomas Ong Main Contractor: : Praxis Contractors Pte Ltd Structural Engineer: GNG Consultants Pte Ltd Photographer: Derek Swalwell A series of cascading […]

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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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Klein House by MHN Design Union

Location: Vaucluse, Sydney, Australia Year: 2015 Architects: MHN Design Union Interiors by Lawless & Meyerson Photography © Justin Alexander Located in the eastern suburbs of Sydney with distant views to Sydney Harbour, this irregular shaped site with a narrow street frontage, a steep slope from front to rear and sandstone rock shelves posed a significant challenge to the architect. […]

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Pool House, Amagansett, NY | Robert Young Architects

Location: Amagansett, New York, US Size: 200 square feet Year: 2015 Architects: Robert Young Architects Principal in charge: Robert Young, AIA Project architect: Robert Deacon, Eva Ouano Landscape contractor: Summerhill Landscapes Photography © Frank Oudeman A lot of design projects start with problem-solving, and this pool house, on Long Island’s East End, was no exception. Building codes in […]

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Cape Villa by ARRCC

Location: South Africa Year: 2016 Architecture, Design d’intérieur, Photographie: ARRCC Overlooking the Atlantic Seaboard in Camps Bay, Cape Villa is set against the impressive backdrop of the picturesque Twelve Apostles mountain range and boasts the perfect balance between luxury and comfort. This glamorous home was completely transformed by ARRCC for an international family who enjoy spending time in […]

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House Of Secret Gardens by Spasm Design

Location: Ahmedabad, India Year: 2018 Architects: Spasm Design Architects Lead Architects: Sangeeta Merchant, Gauri Satam, Divyesh Kargathra, Vijjisha Kakka, Mansoor Kudalkar and Sanjeev Panjabi Photographs: Umang Shah, Photographix , Edmund Sumner This cruciform shaped house was evolved to house a family of six. The plot is located at Bopal(Ahmedabad)in a gated community at the end of the internal access road. The principal […]

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BEDI |Private Villa, Belgium by Clauwers & Simon Architects

Location: Lommel, Belgium Area: 219 m2 Year: 2016 Architects: Clauwers & Simon Architects Photography © CaroLine Dethier All images courtesy of Clauwers & Simon Architects | © CaroLine Dethier Clauwers & Simon Architects CONTACT rue Henri Maus 187 4000 LIEGE BELGIQUE +32 (0)4 265 63 39 clauwerssimon.architectes@gmail.com VISIT Clauwers & Simon Architects

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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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Bev’s House by Gresley Abas Architects

Location: Perth,  Western Australia. Australia Year: 2016 AWARDS 2017 ARCHITECTURE AWARD, RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECTURE – HOUSES (NEW), AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS WA Architects: Gresley Abas Architects Builder: McCombie Constructions Photography: © Dion Robeson   Our design response for this Coogee beach house was to detach the housing module from the row of townhouses and push it to the […]

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North Warrandyte House | Alexandra Buchanan Architecture

Location: North Warrandyte, Victoria, Australia Floor area: 249 sqm Year: 2015 Architects: Alexandra Buchanan Architecture Design Team: Hive Engineering, Nathan Burkett Landscape Design Construction Team: Eco Edge Homes Photography: © Debra McFadzean, Marvelle Photography This bold contemporary home perches high above the Yarra River at North Warrandyte on a raised plateau nestled amongst dense native bushland. Restricted access, treacherous topography and […]

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Tunnel House | MODO (Michael Ong Design Office)

Residential – Alteration and Addition Location: Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia Area: 143 m2 Year: 2015   Awards Architeam Awards 2015 – Finalist Houses Award 2016 – Shortlisted   Architect: MODO Builder: Seventy7 Projects Furniture design: Ajar design & furniture Photography © Peter Bennetts The client approach us with a brief to renovate their double fronted cottage in hawthorn, […]

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Olive House, Mediterian Garden by LOG-URBIS

Program: Mediterian Garden Location: Stara Novalja, Island of Pag, Croatia Site area: 2162 m2 Year: 2014 Architects: LOG-URBIS    Project team: Tea Horvat, Radovan Šobat, Darija Breitenberger Photography: © Robert Leš All images courtesy of Log-urbis | © Robert Leš   LOG-URBIS Log-urbis is a built environment design practice that integrates urban planning and design, architecture, landscape, […]

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House 24 by Park + Associates Architects

Location: Singapore Area: 715 sqm Year: 2016 Awards 2017 The Chicago Athenaenum Museum International Architecture Award 2017 Annual Architizer A+ Awards, Popular Choice Winner 2017 INDE Awards, Shortlist: The Living Space 2016 16th SIA Architectural Design Awards, Design of the Year 2016 Best of Year Winner for City House  Architects: Park + Associates Architects Photography © Edward Hendricks, CI&A Photography In […]

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House JMC by Fuchs Wacker Architects

Location: Frankfurt, Germany Area: 474 m2 Year: 2013 Architects: Fuchs Wacker Architekten Team: Thomas Wacker, Dag Heimbach Photography ©️Johannes Vogt All images courtesy of Fuchs Wacker Architekten | ©️ Johannes Vogt   Fuchs Wacker Architekten Stephan Fuchs and Thomas Wacker build houses it is intended to arouse a certain sense of life among its inhabitants: satisfied […]

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Ghost Wash House by A-I-R Architects

Location: Paradise Valley, Arizona, US Year: 2016 AWARDS 2018 AIA National Housing Award – Custom Residences 2017 AIA Arizona Distinguished Building – Citation Award 2017 Gold Trowel + Craftsmanship Award, Arizona Masonry Guild Architects: A-I-R Architects Photography: © Bill Timmerman The Ghost Wash House is located along the lower hillside on the north side of Camelback Mountain […]

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Private Villa Tel Aviv designed by Lissoni Architettura with Tehila Shelef Architects

Location: Tel Aviv, Israel Year: 2017 Architects: Lissoni Architettura  Photography: © Amit Geron Designed by Lissoni Architettura with Tehila Shelef Architects, this villa reveals an austere design with a pronounced orthogonal geometry and at first sight appears as a pavilion floating on water. Purposely simplified, the L-shaped volumetry is inspired by modern architecture and is […]

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Fe3O4 House by Crosson Architects

Location: Taiharuru, Auckland, New Zealand Architects: Crosson Architects Photography: © Simon Devitt A lifetime spent in the boat-building industry provided the inspiration for this project. The location at the margin of the bay and exposed to the elements – wind and ocean called for a rugged response. Just as early Polynesian explorers turned their sea-craft upside down to […]

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Residência Laranjeiras V by Gui Mattos Arquitetura

Localisation: Paraty – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Area: 745 m² Year: 2003 Architects: Gui Mattos Arquitetura Project architects: Caroline Estelles, Gustavo Bergman Interior: Ana Cecilia Guimarães, Ana Karina Costa Landscape: Marcelo Faisal Photography: © Leonardo Finotti All images courtesy of Gui Mattos Arquitetura | © Leonardo Finotti GUI MATTOS ARCHITECTS ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICE BASED IN SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL Read more here CONTACT Rua Estados […]

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Soho House by Log-urbis

Program: Family house Location: Šestine, Zagreb, Croatia Site area: 934 m2 Gross floor area: 217 m2 Year: 2004   Architects: Log-urbis Project team: Tea Horvat, Radovan Šobat Photography: © Robert Leš All images courtesy of Log-urbis | © Robert Leš PLANS   Log-urbis Log-urbis is a built environment design practice that integrates urban planning and design, […]

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House of Earth and Sky by Aidlin Darling Design

  Location: Hillsborough, California, United States Year: 2015 Architects: Aidlin Darling Design Interiors: Gary Hutton Design Landscape Architect: Lutsko Associates Lighting Designer: Eric Johnson Associates Photography © Matthew Millman This sustainable home celebrates the intersection of earth and sky. One enters below grade and ascends vertically through the ground to arrive in a series of glass pavilions, anchored by rammed earth walls […]

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The Triangle House | Philipp Architekten

Location: Aarwangen, Switzerland Area: 322 m² Year: 2014 Architects: Philipp Architekten Photography: © Jose Campos   The characteristic of the narrow, steep hillside plot is its tapering, triangular shape. The view sweeps far and wide over an extensive, natural landscape towards the valley. The layout of the stretched building follows the property line. Surrounded by small residential streets, […]

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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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Pheasants by Sarah Griffiths + Amin Taha

Local Authority: Hanley-on-Thames Town Council Type: Bespoke Private House Location: Oxfordshire, South East England, United Kingdom Size: 575m2 Year: 2017 Awards RIBA South Award 2018 RIBA Project Architect of the Year Award 2018 Architects: Sarah Griffiths + Amin Taha Quantity Surveyor: Fleming Russell Stent Structural Engineer: Adams Kara Taylor (akt II) Structural Design Staircase: Webb Yates Engineers Lighting Design: Pritchard Themis […]

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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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Park Orchards by Pleysier Perkins Architects

Location: Park Orchards, Victoria, Australia Year: 2014 Architects: Pleysier Perkins Architects Builder: Spence Thomson Photography: © Brendan Finn This large L-shaped house wraps an existing pool and features rammed earth with contrasting dark coloured walls. Extensive glazing opens the interior to the terrace and maximizes the sweeping rural views. A dramatic central hall, fully glazed at […]

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Sundial House by Specht Architects

Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico Area: 2,500 square feet Award 2017 Winner Harnar Architecture Award Architect: Specht Architects Landscape Architect: James David Interior Design: Norine Hayes Contractor: Wolf Corp Photography: © Taggart Sorensen This ridgetop house in Santa Fe is organized around two perpendicular board-formed concrete walls. The walls are an element of continuity, linking interior and […]

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Cheeran House by John Pardey Architects

Location: West Berkshire, England, United Kingdom Area: 284 m2 Year: 2014 Award 2016 RIBA House of the Year Awards Shortlist Architects: John Pardey Architects Landscape architect: Anthony Clarkson Landscape Structural Engineer: Barton Engineers Photography: © James Morris A wonderful one-acre walled garden forms the main part of the site, which sits just off the main road between Reading and Oxford in […]

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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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Williams Road Park Orchards by Matyas Architects

Location: Park Orchards, Victoria, Australia Year: 2015 Architects: Matyas Architects Builder: Tucker Construction Group Photography: @ Tatjana Plitt All images courtesy of Matyas Architects | © Tatjana Plitt   MATYAS ARCHITECTS Matyas Architects (formerly John Matyas Architects) is a medium size architecture and interior design practice based in Middle Park, Melbourne. The practice was established by John Matyas […]

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Villa Agava Casablanca | Driss Kettani Architect

Location: Casablanca, Morocco Area: 450 m2 Year: 2016 Awards Middle East Architect Awards 2017 Residential project of the year Short list Mediterranean Mimar Sinan Prize 2016 Lauréat avec Saad El Kabbaj et Mohamed Amine Siana Architect: Driss Kettani Architect Landscape: Atelier Bertrand Houin Photography: © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG This house is projected on a north-south oriented plot […]

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