Attic Loft Reconstruction by B² Architecture


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From the architect. This loft apartment located in a late 19th century house presents an interesting challenge: how to recover the graceful proportions of the living room while taking advantage of the possibilities offered by an earlier alteration which had inserted intermediate levels. (more…)

Green Dunes by Aldo Cibic for Blumohito


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Aldo Cibic was commissioned by Blumohito to create Green Dunes, a 3D vegetal sculpture depicting dunes, as part of Downtown Design Dubai 2014. (more…)

Thao Dien House by MM++ architects


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From the architect. This project is a renovation of a villa located in east suburb of Ho Chi Minh City, District 2. The intention was to turn the existing construction, a “pastiche” art deco, into a contemporary villa with clean lines and open spaces while keeping the entire existing concrete structure. (more…)

Urca Apartment by Studio Arthur Casas


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From the architect. This penthouse in Rio’s Urca neighborhood has an extraordinary location, between the Sugar Loaf and Guanabara Bay. The client bought an apartment that was in terrible conditions, but with an exceptional potential for transformation. The project was guided by two complementary ideas: to create a pathway of discovery of the landscape on both sides, the bay and the mountain, and to bring as much light as possible to the three floors. (more…)

430 House by D’Arcy Jones Architecture


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From the architect. This renovation of a 1981 Vancouver Special on a 33 foot wide lot retained the entire foundation and structure of the house. (more…)

House in Hampstead by Cullinan Studio


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From the architect. Much of the original integrity of this Grade II listed Georgian house had been lost through a series of clumsy interventions. The house was poorly planned – with no real central living space or easy flow from one part to another. (more…)

McElroy House by Ehrlich Architects


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From the architect. Designed for a couple and their two sons, this 7,800-square-foot house is nestled at the end of a cul-de-sac in a private community with spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. (more…)

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