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…

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 Photography: © Rory Gardiner  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 life…

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…

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…

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…

House Breeze Block by Architect Prineas

  Localisation: Lane Cove, Australia Architects: Architect Prineas Project Team Leader: Eva-Marie Prineas Project Team: Luisa Campos Photography: © 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…

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…

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,…

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…

Casa Olivi by Wespi, de Meuron, Romeo Architects

  Architects : Markus Wespi, Jerome de Meuron, Luca Romeo Location: Treia, Marches, Tuscany, Italy Property Surface : 12,500 sqm Floor space net: 311 m2 Additional effective areas net: 154 m2 Project Year : 2010 Photography: © Hannes Henz   Original situation The rural property lies in a hilly landscape about 12 km from the town…