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The Mint house

The mint house project is a renovation of a typical Iranian house without historical architectural value, for an average family in Kashan, with a very limited budget. The main client’s request for this renovation was moving the bathroom from the yard to the interior space, adding a bedroom if possible and complete removal of the elements of the old building, that had tired...

Island Life

Mallorca in Spain is an island full of beautiful natural landscapes together with picturesque stone towns full of history and tradition. Casa Fly reflects the local spirit by using traditional techniques and materials as stones from a local quarry. The stone facade, which is based on a typical design that can be found all over the island as a fence or retaining walls...

A house of coexistence

Dana Oberson Architects Studio has recently completed a new project in Neve Ilan, Israel which was originally a cooperative kibbutz. The plot borders the Arab town of Abu Ghosh, where remains of historic biblical settlements have been discovered. The two-story house is built on a gentle slope overlooking the Neve Ilan forest, the lowland, and the Mediterranean Sea on the horizon to the...

Luxury Desert Camp

Mysk Al Badayer Retreat" has won the 2020 and 2021 World Luxury Hotel Award for Luxury Desert Resort in the Middle East and North Africa. Located in the southern desert region of Sharjah along Dubai-Hatta Road, this project has been developed by Sharjah Investment and Development Authority – Shurooq, and is being operated by Sharjah Collection by Mysk. The Project was designed by...

Biome home – Brazil

The Cerrado is one of the country’s seven biomes in Brazil and covers an area of 1.5 million km². It holds about a third of all Brazilian biodiversity, 5% of the world’s flora and fauna, and is home to the headwaters of the three largest hydrographic basins in the country (Amazon, São Francisco, and Paraná/ Paraguay). It has a unique flora and stands...

Off-grid family sanctuary – NZ

Overlooking Lake Wakatipu, New Zealand, Te Toka (The Rock) is a thermally efficient, off-grid family home and private sanctuary for its owners. The 5-bedroom home was designed to maximise views towards Kingston and Glenorchy, whilst being nestled into the hillside to provide privacy and limit the views from neighbouring properties.
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MapleHaus reacts to global warming

MapleHaus is based around a rigid 12'x12' grid. Maximising liveable space, and limiting wasted space was the brief, while also adhering to rigorous Passive House building methods. 12" thick double stud walls, triple pane windows, and a minimal material palette have all been specified. Designed by KLIMA Architecture, the house features 4 beds, 3 baths all at...

A modern Queenslander

The owners of this Queenslander home wanted to transform their tiring rental property into a modern family home to raise their young family. Typical of many original Queenslanders, the dwelling lacked a grounded connection to the outdoors - a place the family wished to spend more time. Views to the large north orientated backyard were only available via an uncovered, non-original deck that...

Meet OKEI – A high-performance sintered stone

Made in Spain, OKEI is a high-performance sintered stone that is produced using highly advanced ultra-compaction techniques, followed by heat treatment at high temperatures, to produce surfaces that are highly resistant and provide optimum functionality.
OKEI offers a range of versatile slab sizes in various colours. The sizes allow for a seamless surface that is hard-wearing and perfect for large areas, 6mm and 12mm...

Ulu Cliffhouse – Bali

The Uluwatu clifftop in Bali provides a dramatic setting for ‘one of the best private clubs in Bali’ - Ulu Cliffhouse, designed by Shed, London.
The dramatic Uluwatu Cliffs play host to an impressive boutique hotel that boasts some of the world’s best surf, stunning views and atmospheric sunsets. Shed, a London-based interior design and...

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