interiors

the Garden House – Melbourne

Did you know the average Australian house uses 19kwh of energy per day. But this super smart and handsome Garden House produces 100kwh per day and has a 26kwh Tesla battery. Thats right, this is a high-performing, hi tech, inner-city oasis, Garden House illustrates the future of sustainable energy - electrified homes, powered by the sun, powering our shared energy grid. The owners came...

Modernist and cubist – Portugal

Celorico de Basto is a small Portuguese town about an hour’s drive from Porto, this family house by local practice Hugo Pereira Arquitetos has been designed in dialogue with its natural surroundings, in particular the property’s cork oak trees which give Casa dos Sobreiros, or the Cork Oak House, its name. Portugal has the world's largest area of cork oak...

Practicing mindfulness – Iceland

This mindful holiday home is carefully placed on a densely overgrown hill sloping north in the direction of the great Lake Pingvallavatn in southwestern Iceland. On multiple levels, the otherworldly landscape has modeled the form of the building. Designed by Krads architects, the house is In dialogue with the terrain, the concrete foundation of the wooden house lies in three staggered...

Add a pinch of Cinnamon – Ireland

Ballsbridge is an affluent Dublin neighbourhood in Ireland filled with tree-lined avenues and beautiful Victorian red-brick estates, and Cinnamon Restaurant which is the city’s third venue of the eponymous brand. Local based interior design studio Kingston Lafferty Design have made the most of the property’s small footprint to create a multifunctional, engaging environment that is best described as playful and...

Transforming in perspective – Boston

Oblique Figures apartment, located in Boston, United States, inherits an empty cubic space and inserts a stair as a fulcrum, pivoting new spatial and perceptual relationships around a central curving figure. Connecting three orientations of space, the stair differentiates and domesticates its context by transforming in perspective, appearing as a domestically scaled slim figure of single radius from the kitchen, scaled grand stair from the entrance...

Italian Pavilion – Adelaide

The design of the Pavilion was to create a secondary entertaining space for a large family, removed from the main house, nestled within the existing gardens and pool area. Located in Adelaide, Australia, Georgie Shepherd Interior Design took the client’s love of rustic Italy and interpreting it within the architecture, the studio have created a bespoke and personal connection to...

Back to life – Brooklyn Townhouse

A historic Brooklyn townhouse was transformed for modern living by local studio OAD Interiors. Greenpoint Townhouse sits on a tree-lined street in the heart of Greenpoint's Historic District, surrounded by churches dating back to the 19th century. It was the studio’s mission to bring the rich colouring, history, and warmth of the heritage neighbourhood into the home. The studio transformed the...

The Garden House – Poland

"From The Garden House" is an unusual project. The owner had established the garden in advanced prior to engaging KWK Promes architects. Something that at first seemed to be a ridiculous to the architects, but once it was explained, it became absolutely logical. The client wanted to be able to enjoy the garden to its full extent immediately after the...

The Vault – Canada

Batay-Csorba Architects believe In the chaos of life today, a home needs to be a place of refuge, a solitude for the homeowners to retreat to. High Park Residence was created for an Italian couple, the design pays homage both to the clients' Italian heritage and that of the Toronto residential building fabric, while ensuring a sensitivity towards wellbeing, mobility,...