S. Mamede House by Aires Mateus


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From the architect. A succession of everyday spaces occupied the lower floor of an 18th century building on castle hillside. The estate existed illustrating a period and an identity that were clouded due to extended neglect. (more…)

Doboz Bar by Péter Szendro


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From the architect. Doboz Bar is situated in the heart of Budapest’s entertainment district at the World Heritage site of the Old Jewish Quarter. Its protected building is a great example of early eclecticism of the 1880’s with a classicist ground floor, and was transformed to a bar and entertainment center by 81font architects. The project came into the spotlight again recently after its designers were nominated for Highlights of Hungary and took the Forbes magazine special prize. (more…)

South Melbourne House by Mitsuori Architects


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From the architect. This refurbishment of an existing double storey terrace house in South Melbourne opens up the entire ground floor and encloses an existing courtyard to create a communal multi- zoned family space that incorporates a lounge, quiet sitting room, and dining/kitchen areas. The family’s values of living and working together in shared spaces underpin this architectural design solution. ? (more…)

Home in Herzlia Pituach by Witt Architects


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Witt Architects has designed Home in Herzlia Pituach, loctaed in Israel. (more…)

Living Staircase by Paul Cocksedge


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From the architect. A living spiral staircase with open spaces for reading, drawing, relaxing and drinking tea forms the centrepiece of a newly created workspace in London’s Soho district. (more…)

Clovelly House by Rolf Ockert Design


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From the architect. Having seen some of our earlier work the owners of this extraordinary oceanfront site invited us to submit ideas about what a new house there could look like. They had lived in a simple cottage on the site for several years before and therefore had an intimate familiarity with the advantages and disadvantages of living in this spectacular but exposed spot. (more…)

House with Four Courtyards by Andrés Stebelski Arquitecto


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From the architect. Located in the heritage area of the old town of Tacubaya, this house aims to reinterpret the use of the courtyard in a contemporary manner. In the lot there was a very run down structure, which was demolished to build the new house. (more…)

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