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Cape Villa House / ARRCC

June 26, 2019 Daniel Tapia 0

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 enjoys spending time in Cape Town. Being familiar with ARRCC’s design style, the client brief was to execute ARRCC’s signature style in a new and exciting way to create a modern coastal home with an ethnic edge. Keeping the family’s two children in mind, ARRCC strived to create a space that was contemporary and sophisticated, yet playful and fun.

Standard Arts adorns apartment in David Chipperfield’s The Bryant tower in Manhattan

June 26, 2019 Jenna McKnight 0
The Bryant New York City model residence by Standard Arts and David Chipperfield

A model unit within David Chipperfield’s new residential tower in Midtown Manhattan has been furnished with whimsical decor and colourful artwork selected by the curatorial firm Standard Arts. The apartment is located on the 24th floor in the 34-storey tower, which is the first condominium building to rise along Bryant Park – an important public

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LCA Architetti models “primitive” House of the Archeologist on fossils

June 25, 2019 Lizzie Crook 0
The House of the Archeologist by LCA architetti

Fluted concrete walls punctured by stone entrances and window frames characterise this minimal Italian house, which LCA Architetti has completed for an archeologist in Varese, Italy. Described by local studio LCA Architetti as “primitive”, the family home has a deliberately simple, rectangular form to create a monolithic aesthetic that evokes the owner’s collection of fossils.

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DROO creates London apartment block with dramatic curved window bays

June 25, 2019 Jon Astbury 0
VI Castle Lane by DROO

Curved bow windows animate the facades of VI Castle Lane, a housing block in London designed by architecture studio DROO. The steel-framed masonry block is a high-end residential development in Westminster containing 28 apartments and three townhouses for developer Land Securities. Located in the Birdcage Walk Conservation Area, DROO designed the block to be sensitive to

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Hillside Sanctuary by Hoedemaker Pfeiffer offers elevated views of coastal Washington

June 24, 2019 Jenna McKnight 0

American firm Hoedemaker Pfeiffer used stone, wood and glass to create a main dwelling and guest house for a steep, forested site in the Pacific Northwest overlooking the ocean. Hillside Sanctuary is located on a remote site in the San Juan Islands, which lie just off the coast of northern Washington. Seattle firm Hoedemaker Pfeiffer

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MORQ’s rammed-concrete Cloister House hides lush internal courtyard

June 24, 2019 Jon Astbury 0
Cloister House by MORG

Architecture studio MORQ has built an almost windowless house surrounding a plant-filled courtyard from rammed concrete in Perth, Australia. Italy and Australia-based architects MORQ designed Cloister House for a couple who wanted a home that would feel like a sheltered place of refuge. Cloister House sits on a plot next to a busy road on a

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Gym Loft / eklund_terbeek

June 24, 2019 Pilar Caballero 0

The Gym Loft is situated in the former gymnastics building of an early 20th century school complex in Rotterdam North.Eklund_terbeek architects were responsible for the transformation of the dilapidated buildings into seven unique homes. This loft-like apartment, for a creative family involved with dance and theatre, occupies the ground floor gym room and its adjacent service spaces.

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Gym Loft / eklund_terbeek

June 24, 2019 Pilar Caballero 0

The Gym Loft is situated in the former gymnastics building of an early 20th century school complex in Rotterdam North.Eklund_terbeek architects were responsible for the transformation of the dilapidated buildings into seven unique homes. This loft-like apartment, for a creative family involved with dance and theatre, occupies the ground floor gym room and its adjacent service spaces.

Geneto raises skinny house in Japan above pentagonal garage hole

June 23, 2019 Jon Astbury 0
YMT house by GENETO

Japanese architects Geneto has hollowed out a geometric void in the base of a four-metre-wide house in Osaka that doubles as a garage and communal space. YMT House, designed by Kyoto-based architecture and design studio Geneto, is raised above the ground to create free space beneath. The skinny house is on a narrow site surrounded

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Thirdwave Architects opts for muted tones in Apartment in Minsk renovation

June 23, 2019 Natasha Levy 0
Minsk apartment by Third Wave Architects

Grey walls meet oxblood-coloured fixtures in this apartment in the Belarusian capital, overhauled by local studio Thirdwave Architects. Thirdwave Architects opted for restrained colour and material palette in their overhaul of Apartment in Minsk, which is set within a 1950s residential block. “We always aim to ‘set materials free’ so that they could demonstrate their original

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