House Elysium by Studio Prineas

Location: Newtown, New South Wales, Australia Area: 339 m2 Year: 2015 Architects: Architect Prineas Photography © Chris Warnes The brief – Reinvent a grand Victorian-era terrace to shift the main formal living areas from the front of the home to the more relaxed and private rear garden, one level below the street. Extend this new living space and…

House in Ses Torres by Gallardo Llopis Arquitectos

Type: Single-family house Location: Ses Torres, Ibiza, Spain Plot Surface Area: 450 m2 Project Area: 250 m2 Year: 2015 Architects: Gallardo Llopis Arquitectos Project Management: Carlos Gallardo Llopis, Javier Gallardo Llopis, José Luis Gallardo Blanquer Project Team: Fernando Usó Martín, María Mezquita Vidal Contractor: BFM Aedificatoria Structure: Estructuras Singulares | UPV · David Gallardo Infographics | 3D Video: 3D Visual Effects Technical Architect: Angel Portillo Murado…

Skyhaus by Aidlin Darling Design

Location: San Francisco, California, USA Size: 4,250 sq. feet Year: 2014 Awards 2016 AIA San Francisco Design Awards Architects: Aidlin Darling Design Team: David Darling , Principal-in-Charge Joshua Aidlin, Principal Melinda Turner, Project Manager/Designer Consultants: Gemmill Design, Matarozzi Pelsinger Builders Photography: © Matthew Millman Channeling the spirit of the home’s original designer, the late Joseph Esherick, daylight and landscape were the…

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,…

Pacific Heights Residence by Jensen Architects

Location: San Francisco, California, US Year: 2015 Architects: Jensen Architects Project Leads: Mark Jensen, Frank Merritt, Kimberly Cinco, Audrey Harris Project Team: Ryan Golenberg, Keri Goodlad, Ricardo Gonzalez, Hanya Chen Landscape: Terra Ferma Landscapes Lighting: Johanna Grawunder Photography: © Joe Fletcher A tight lot in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood seems an unlikely setting for a home replete with gardens. Rather than a conventional yard, Jensen…

Glen Ellen Aerie by Aidlin Darling Design

Location: Glen Ellen, California, United States Year: 2015 Award 2018 AIASF Design Awards Architects: Aidlin Darling Design Landscape Design-builder: Dexter Estate Landscapes Photography: © Matthew Millman Two modest volumes, benched gently into the hillside, open to a floating glass bar just as the ground drops away. This perch at the edge of a pine forest allows for a layered…

Hahei House by Studio2 Architects

Location: Hahei, New Zealand Year: 2015 Architects: Studio2 Architects Photography: Simon Devitt & Simon Wilson (kitchen imagery) The building design evolved from the idea of sculpture, building and the existing land form – working with the site. The wings of the house are positioned on the site to inform users of the different aspects of the site…

Summer House Under The Prickly Pears, Ios island, Greece | GFRA Architecture

Location: Ios island, Greece Area: 150 m2 Year: 2015 Architects: gfra architecture Project team: Tasos Gousis, Joost Frijda, Eddie Roberts, Fotini Anagnostou Photography: © Panagiotis Voumvakis In a quiet, remote slope of Ios Island, far from the sea, we were asked to design a summer house for a couple. The intention was simple: the summer house…

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…

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…