interiors

Preserving the grandeur

Innovative Rotterdam-based office MASA architects created Villa West, which was once an abandoned former war period sports building constructed in the 1940s. It was never intended to be renovated, real estate developers thought of demolishing it as no one would imagine making anything useful out of it. However, the client bought the site and decided to turn...

City getaway

Constructed in the 1880s, this ornate Berlin, residential building first served as the officer quarters for the Guard Corps Regiment. After recent restorations, toi toi toi creative studio, affectionately known as T3, was hired to transform the building owner's private top floor city getaway, to accommodate a growing family of six.
The 70 sq.m apartment boasts an open-plan...

South Bohemian Villa

Kozina House was created in a historical part of a small South Bohemian town in the Czech Republic, once neglected Atelier 111 felt it possessed a rather strong atmosphere and offered potential. The place attracted the studio from the beginning for its distinctive character and great location. In the narrow sleepy streets, next to the grassy patch of Kozina...

Hyper-connected Spanish Villa

Villa Icaria located in Sacedón, Spain seeks to establish a new relationship between country and city, creating a meeting place, an opportunity to fill the rural environment with contemporary urban activities. Meticulously designed by Arquitectura al descubierto, its volumes are intertwined with nature on the banks of the Tagus. Its buildings and cavities describe this double quality....

Mexican townhouses

Ananda is a complex of 13 townhouses located in Mérida, Yucatán Mexico. The project designed by OWN, is developed in a uniform volume sectioned by openings and solids that jointly accommodate pedestrian accesses and carports. Creating contrast through materials and textures generated by three-dimensional triangles, based on sacred geometry, the pattern of the flower of life is formed as...

AETHER Apparel Flagship Store – LA

AETHER Apparel Flagship Store in Los Angeles , United States, was born out of the desire for a men’s collection that looked at home in the city but was built to withstand the outdoors, the brand worked with Assembledge+ to develop their new flagship store that would support the brand’s mission to create a complete lifestyle collection...

An environmental response

House of calm on a windswept promontory sitting on the promontory of this windswept dune and rock peninsula in the Western Cape, South Africa, a modern dwelling that maximises views of the ocean and mountains was erected several years ago. Jenny Mills Architects were challenged by this Atlantic Ocean house design and were briefed to adopt a starkly exposed...

A generational home – NZ

The clients of Birch Park NZ, envisioned the project as a generational home, for their own children, grandparents, and greater family in general. It was important to incorporate and interpret aspects of Chilean and Japanese design philosophies into the project.
After much collaboration with Matter Architects the home was resolved as a series of pavilions, interlocking with the...

Hopetoun Toorak

A luxury development located in Toorak , Australia has been created as a light filled sanctuary with a pared back delicate aesthetic that connects to the tree lined streets of Toorak.
The project consists of a luxury residence on the ground floor and a penthouse set over 3 levels, although the design palette was consistent with both, each home has its own unique design...