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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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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K Sint-Eloois-Winkel by Frederic Kielemoes

Location: Kortrijk, Belgium Year: 2016 Interior Design: Frederic Kielemoes Interior Architect Photography: © cafeine All images courtesy of Frederic Kielemoes | © cafeine   Frederic Kielemoes Interior Architect CONTACT Izegemsestraat 58A 8880 Sint-Eloois-Winkel M +32 (0) 486 40 75 64 info@frederickielemoes.be VISIT Frederic Kielemoes Interior Architect

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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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Nader Residence by Bestor Architecture

Location: Los Angeles, California, USA Year: 2016 Architects: Bestor Architecture Interiors: Carter Design Photography: © Trevor Tondro Bestor Architecture renovated a modern ranch house from the 1960’s into a contemporary, open plan house for a busy producer and her son. The original roof was uncovered and the flow was reorganized to take advantage of the […]

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Italianate House by Renato D’Ettorre Architects

Location: Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Area: 490 m² Year: 2017 Awards NSW AIA Architecture Awards 2018 Commendation Houses Alterations + Additions Houses Awards 2018 Commendation House Alterations + Additions over 200m2 Trends International Design Awards 2018 Highly Commended Kitchens   Architects: Renato D’Ettorre Architects Photography © Simone Bossi The concept for this modern home was to translate an existing 1990s office […]

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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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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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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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New Canaan Residence by JSA (Joel Sanders Architect)

Location: New Canaan, Connecticut, US Area: 3000 SF + 2600 SF Addition Year: 2017 Design Architect: John Black Lee in 1957/ JSA (Joel Sanders Architect) 2017 Architect of Record: Ampersand Archtitecture Landscape Architect: Wagner Hodgson Landscape Architecture Contractor: Rico Imbrogno Lighting: Richard Shaver Lighting Design Structural/MEP: Sillman Photography: © Peter Aaron The challenge posed by the design of this renovation and master bedroom addition […]

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House rehabilitation in Aiguablava, Begur by MANO Arquitectura

Location: Aiguablava, Begur, Costa Brava, Spain Year: 2014 Architects: MANO Arquitectura Architect in Charge: Sebastian Machado, Victoria Esborraz Photographer: Luis Carbonell From an existing house it is considered that the most important to maintain are the views towards the Mediterranean and outer space. It is proposed to open the entire facade of the apartment in the public area […]

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Esherick Sea Cliff House by Edmonds + Lee Architects

Location:San Francisco, California, US Architects: Joseph Esherick Architect | Edmonds + Lee Architects Photography: Joe Fletcher   When the new owners of the this home that was originally designed by famed Bay Area mid-century architect Joseph Esherick approached Edmonds + Lee to help them renovate the historically-loaded project, the architects felt a sense of deference without […]

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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 Photographer: 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 […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Trousdale Estates Contemporary Home by Dennis Gibbens Architects

Location: Beverly Hills, California, US Area: 5600.0 ft2 Year: 2014   Architects: Dennis Gibbens Architects Architect in Charge: Dennis Gibbens Project Architect: Oren Dothan Project Team: Scott Graham, Ryan Childers, Ricardo Moura, Raul Aguilera, Shana Cunningham Landscape Design: Art Luna Studio Interior Decorating: Jamie Bush + Co This project called for the complete renovation of a 5500 square […]

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Somerville residence by _naturhumaine

Type: Single-family home Intervention: Complete transformation Location: Montreal, Québec, Canada Year: 2017 Architects: _naturhumaine Photo credit: Adrien Williams General Contractor: Sienna Construction A couple with two young children wishes to renovate a row house dating back to the 1970s. Being part of a set of rowhouses designed uniformly, no changes were brought to the exterior appearance of the house. […]

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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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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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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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Belles Windsor by Ola architecture studio

  Location: Windsor, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Architects: OLA studio Builder: Jimmy Timber Photos: Harvard Wang BELLES WINSDOR Belles Hot Chicken acquired the old Spud Bar restaurant at the Windsor end of chapel St in 2016. Riddled with clashing colours and quirky spaces, Ola focused on designing a space suitable for Belles with minimal intervention. The existing counter and […]

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Loft SIXTY-FOUR by EVA architects

Location: ’s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Year: 2016 Size: 200 m2 Programme: loft house Client: private Architects: EVA architecten  Photography @ Sebastian van Damme Contractor:bouwcomfort Schijndel Structural engineer: Martijn Bettonvil website: Loft64.nl In the heart of ‘s-Hertogenbosch a former office and workshop was completely renovated and converted into a loft. Because the building is 20 meters deep and really only has light at the […]

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Villa Martinuzzi, Croatia|TOBIS-INŽENJERING

 Location: Pula, Croatia Area: 300 m2 Year: 2014 Architects: TOBIS-INŽENJERING Project Architect: Nataša Jozipović Interior design: Boris Ružić Photography: © Vjekoslav Skledar TOBIS-ENGINEERING Architecture firm TOBIS-ENGINEERING LLC was founded in 1994 in Zadar and is practicing constantly ever since. Our office operates in two locations- in Zadar and Zagreb. TOBIS-ENGINEERING is a team of licensed architects, licensed civil […]

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White River Cottages, Crete, Greece

  White River Cottages Location :  Aspros Potamos, 72055, Makrigialos Lasithi Crete, Greece Tel: +30 2843 051120 Email: info@whiterivercottages.com White River Cottages first opened  in 1991, at a time when restoring abandoned houses for use as tourist accommodation was uncommon on Crete. The owner, Vangelis Mavrakis, spared no effort in creating the hotel. His sensitive […]

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London, Defoe Road by Paper House Project

Location: Hackney, London, N16, United Kingdom Budget: £350,000.00 Year : 2016 Floor area: 115m2 Client: Paper House Project Developments Services Provided: Full RIBA Services   Architects: Paper House Project paperhouseproject.co.uk Photography : Rory Gardiner rory-gardiner.com/ This conversion project creates a home from a dilapidated and landlocked warehouse, transforming it into a light-filled house that not only improves the area but brings […]

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Old Jaffa House 3 by Pitsou Kedem Architects

  Location: Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel Total floor area: 100 sqm Design and build: 2016-2017 Program: single family house Architects: Pitsou Kedem Architects pitsou.com Initial design: Irene Goldberg, Pitsou Kedem In charge architect: Raz Melamed Project manager: Assaf Lupo Ltd with Guy Shaked. Styling for photography: Eti Buskila Photography: Amit Geron amitgeron.com Pitsou Kedem Architects Pitsou Kedem Architects […]

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Barcelona,Urban Beach Home by Egue y Seta

 Urban beach home Location: Barcelona, La Barceloneta, Spain Area: 40m2 Year: 2016 Designers: Egue y Seta With direct involvement of: Daniel Pérez, Felipe Araujo, Gaia Trotta, Szymon Keller y Covadonga Díaz Photography: © VICUGO STUDIO Whether you like it or not, Barcelona, for many non-locals, is also, a beach. A beach bathing the shores of an open-air museum, a coast […]

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House in Istria by Ksenija Djordjevic Architect

Location: Fažana, Istria, Croatia Year: 2014 Area: 374 m2 Architects : Ksenija Djordjevic, Danijel Pavic, Milan Grbic Ksenija Djordjevic Principal Architect Vlajkoviceva 7/9 Belgrade, Serbia +381113230496 +381692305980 Minimalism in historical context  The 374 square meter house is located in the old Fazana, a small fisherman village in Istria. Its location is unique, because it is set along the […]

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House Breeze Block by Architect Prineas

  Localisation: Lane Cove, Australia Architects: Architect Prineas Project Team Leader: Eva-Marie Prineas Project Team: Luisa Campos Photographer: Katherine Lu The Breeze Block House was redesigned for modern living, while maintaining its original charm. Its plan was re-organised internally to create a more contemporary open plan. The connection to the outside was reconsidered, adding decks to the […]

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JUMA architects /Project K

Project K   Location : Nevele, East Flanders, Belgium Year : 2015 Architects : Mathieu Luyens & Julie Van de Keere / JUMA architects Juma Architects biezekapelstraat 1b 9000 gent, belgium T +32 9 279 64 29 contact@jumaarchitects.com http://www.jumaarchitects.com JUMA architects transformed a typical 1976 bungalow into a contemporary villa with a pleasant holiday feeling. Nothing remains of […]

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Spetses Summerhouse by Divercity Architects

Location: Spetses, Greece Year: 2012 Client: Private Architects: Divercity Architects Lighting Designer: Alkistis Skarlatou Furniture Design: Divercity Architects & Two is Company Photography: Cathy Cunliffe This residence in Spetses is a makeover of a 1970’s summerhouse, offering a modern interpretation of the local vernacular. Divercity Architects All images courtesy of Divercity Architects Divercity Architects Divercity Architects is […]

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MODERN SIDE EXTENSION/LONDON BY COFFEY ARCHITECTS

Location: London, UK Area: 104 sqm Architects: Coffey Architects Photography: © Timothy Soar AWARDS 2015 Retrofit Awards, Best House under £300K 2015 AJ Small Projects Awards – Shortlist 2016 RIBA Awards London 2016 Stephen Lawrence Prize – Shortlist   The clients of the Modern Side Extension found themselves in a position common to countless thousands of other people in the UK, […]

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Project L by JUMA architects

Location : Bruges, Belgium Year: 2015 Architects: JUMA architects Photography © Cafeine A dilapidated old town house was thoroughly rebuilt and renovated by JUMA architects with due respect for the past. The proximity of the water adds to the serene atmosphere that permeates the streetscape. This feeling is brought inside through the refined and well-balanced design JUMA realized […]

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