The two-floor extension that Studio Bright has added to this Edwardian family home in Melbourne includes fun features like a theatre-style sitting room and a pool that resembles a Roman bath.The Edwardian-era home is perched on the peak of Ruckers Hill in Melbourne's Northcote suburb, looking out over the city.Inside it had a conventional layout that comfortably accommodated the family's bedroom..
in a continuing critique of the skycraper typology, ODA new york re-imagines the role of high rises with its ‘seattle tower’. the occupant of a typical skyscraper is found isolated high above city streets, disconnected from neighbors and from the surrounding context. this shift toward vertical living has created a community of voyeurs and observers, rather than participants. this typology lacks ..
Perforated metal screens decorate this residential extension built by architecture studio Welsh + Major in a three-metre-wide gap next to a converted grain mill.Called Darling Lane, the white-painted extension was squeezed in next to a house built in an old warehouse in Sydney, Australia.Welsh + Major used the airspace over an existing garage to build a two-storey extension to add two more rooms..
located in chilean patagonia on the eastern bank of the rupanco lake lies ‘apus kankay’ designed by aguilo + pedraza. commissioned by a private client, the brief was to build a gathering place for family life. envisioned not as a house, but as a pavilion, the spaces can be used in different ways for different purposes. project name: apus kankayarchitecture firm: aguilo + pedraza architects: dieg..
‘casa bautista’ is a secluded beachfront villa in the biosphere reserve of sian ka’an — a corner of mexico renowned for its natural beauty. designed by architecture studio productora, the project is fully powered by solar and wind energy and promises its guests ‘sustainable luxury’. immersed in the jungle, the elevated concrete structure presents sweeping views of the natural landscape and the c..
House with Black Ceiling is a minimal home located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Toru Kashihara Architects. The interior is characterized by a series of exposed steel structural elements that are complemented by dark wooden floors and walls. The exterior shares a similar theme with a darkened metal facade. A spiral staircase is hugged by a curved wall, with the curvature visible near the enrance...
Two weekend houses sharing a plot, one for a yoga instructor, and one for her brother, a dentist. Located in the town of Pátzcuaro in western Mexico, the town were they grew up and left for life in the city.Located distant from the historic center. The houses occupy a six hundred square meter plot which has a steep slope and is confined between a street and a natural forest reserve. With little ..
Not so far from Pakchong downtown, Nakornrachasima province, in the vacation town embraced by cool and mild weather, there is a project initially designed to be a meeting place for friends or guests from other provinces. At first visit to the location, the architect was impressed by a small hill with a curve of beautiful stream running on the back side with abundant woods on the other side. The ..
The site is an artificial construction site, has 3m retaining wall in two directions in the north and east, and has a block ridge on the south. The RC wall are erected on the flat ground and the wooden house rides on that. It is also due to the fact that the “building method” in the surrounding area separates the parking space and the living area up and down by artificial ground.In addition, the..
in the samutprakan province of thailand, TOUCH architect has completed a two-story family home, ‘enfold house’. formed as two l-shaped volumes, the building wraps around a central courtyard space, which is home to flourishing tree. the three-bedroom house was designed around a square-shape plan to fit perfectly on the square-shaped site. however, with this arrangement, TOUCH architect was challe..