interior design

A unique summer house – Greece

On a spectacular site overlooking the Euboean Sea near the small village of St. Minas, Greece, a mix of raw and refined materials combine to create a unique summer house that opens up to the landscape in all directions. Designed by Neiheiser Argyros, two large shallow concrete arches orient the main living spaces towards the sea. Crossing...

Where two worlds meet

AD 23 House was created to receive two families + guests, where they could live together independently. Located facing the sea, in Canela, Chile, this project achieves to highlight the two contiguous worlds: the sea and the dunes. Designed by Apio architects, the south facade, closed and continuous, protects from the wind and surrounds the central space....

A rich history for this contemporary home

Located in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Vijzelgracht House is a heritage site designed in about 1670 as a weaver’s house. It is one of approximately eighty weaver’s houses that have survived. Re-envisaged by Benthem Crouwel Architects, the restoration and renovation preserved the original layout and revealed as much of the original material as possible. Later additions were removed...

Endless Horizon House

The location of the land within a privileged landscape located in Petrópolis, Brazil was the determining factor for the implementation of this project. Designed by Siqueira + Azul Arquitetura, the construction concept was to land over plateaus and develop over axes of paths which were determined by the project’s program. Divided into specific areas, the architecture scheme consisted...

Blushing Bondi

An ode to the Art Deco architecture of Bondi, this renovation transformed a tired brick apartment into a contemporary beach abode that blended old with new.
Unique joinery pieces and a pastel colour palette feature in this beachside apartment, which seamlessly connect the kitchen and living areas. To create a greater sense of space within the narrow apartment, a range of space-saving measures were used such as a...

Elizabeth Bay IV – minimalist retreat

Elizabeth Bay IV apartment is the second apartment fit-out Brooke Aitken Design have undertaken in this building in the a harbourside suburb dubbed Libby Bay in eastern Sydney. The client contacted the studio from London after purchasing the property and they worked with her remotely to create a minimalist retreat for her family's use when visiting Sydney....

Jewel Box – Main Beach

Inspired by the client’s art collection, Studio Yugen’s Jewel Box revises the traditional washed-out coastal palette in favour of a deeper, rich-coloured modesty testament to personal taste and a well-travelled history.
Located in a newly built tower in a quiet beachside suburb of Queensland’s Gold Coast exists a homely celebration of colour and weightlessness, presenting a welcoming sub-penthouse...

Pergola House

Formally, a classic gable-roofed house in a quiet residential street north of Potsdamer Chaussee Berlin , Germany . Recently reinterpreted by rundzwei Architekten BDA, the roof surfaces as well as the facades are covered on all four sides by a delicate, light-coloured wooden cladding made of silver fir. With the exception of a few purposefully placed façade...

Natural & Harmonious in the City

Situated at the core district of Kowloon, the original 2-room apartment is modified into an open planned studio apartment, so as to redefine the spaces to create a home that can allow the owner to cleanse her mind & enhance the energy of mindfulness.
In order to make the highest efficiency of the limited spaces to encounter different kinds of activities, spatial arrangements were...

Kew courtyard house

Located in the leafy Melbourne suburb Kew, is a forever home for a creative couple. The house supports their mutual love of entertaining, art, gardening and mid century architecture. The site was a previously subdivided in to a narrow and challenging plot being only 7m wide yet over 45m long with north following the long side of the site.
The brief was to create...