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River House NZ

Tucked down a long driveway lined with established trees that opens out onto Wairarapa Stream in Christchurch, NZ lies River House. The owners had inhabited the original house on the property for generations, and after earthquake damage decided to build a new home that took advantage of the unique riverside environment. Designed by AW Architects the new...

Camp Sarika – Southern Utah

Luxury Frontiers, the San Francisco and Johannesburg-based international design and development firm, has conceived and designed exclusive luxury accommodation for Camp Sarika by Amangiri in Southern Utah. This first-ever North American all-weather, year-round camp is home to 10 luxury tents nestled at the foot of Utah’s mighty mesas. Luxury Frontiers’ design is a contextual tribute, captivating the senses while creating intimacy within the...

Mimicking nature

Located in Medallin, Colombia, the main objective for ALH Taller de Arquitectura for this home for its 4 family members was to find the continuous relationship of the spaces with the exterior, making the forest surrounding the project the main player and attraction. With this in mind there are overtures in the volumes accompanied by floor-to-ceiling stained-glass windows, allowing the connection...

nido house – Melbourne

The project has been coined from the Italian word “nido” meaning bird’s nest or kindergarten, so fitting for a project that developed from its mid-twentieth century migrant history in the area of Melbourne’s Princes Hill which borders Carlton.The home was purchased as a desire to return to the original place of origin when the client’s grandparents first migrated from Italy to Australia. This...

2022 Australian Interior Design Awards shortlisted has been revealed

The 2022 Australian Interior Design Awards shortlisted has been revealed, with 184 projects recognised across the country for excellence in interior design.
Returning for its 19th year, the Australian Interior Design Awards are known as the country’s leading industry-based awards program. The event celebrates the work of Australia’s finest design minds across residential, commercial and public sectors, with projects recognised both domestically and internationally.
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The Elgin Cafe restaurant

The Elgin Cafe restaurant and bar is a culmination of a day bistro with a hip late night bar vibe in Kanboh, India. Leaning on the maximalist side of design, RENESA Architecture Design Interiors Studio created a clean, soft space with a saturated colour palette. The idea was to create an atmosphere and feel of the outdoors,...

Uncovering the past – Madrid

Next to the Quinta de Fuente del Berro Park, in Madrid, Spain on a street bordered by Castaños de Indias, we find the Berro House which was built in the late 1920s. The house, which was once the residence of the acclaimed sculptor Jorge de Oteiza in the 1950s, was very deteriorated, and its facade had undergone numerous modifications.
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Bayside terrace in Melbourne

Located on a small residential site in the bayside suburb of Middle Park, Melbourne, Australia, this project sought to renovate and restore a single fronted Victorian terrace house as well as provide additional accommodation to the rear. Due to the heritage status of the existing building this prompted Chan Architecture to design the new works to minimise...

The retreat house

Located on a lush, previously undeveloped site in Playa Grande in the Dominican Republic, The Retreat House, designed by New York-based architecture studio Young Projects, sits at the cusp of a dense jungle on one side, and a pristine beach on the other. Known as “Casa Las Olas,” the 20,000-square-foot holiday home is designed to take advantage...

A calming and cosy pool house

E Pool House located in Istanbul, is filled with calming & cosy living spaces taking advantage of the elevated outlook. Designed by Habif Architects, the pool house is built from steel which nestles into the volume. Whist the facade is covered with greenery and blended with nature. The poll house consists of an open plan living area,...