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The Horizon House

Through two horizontal parallel plates of concrete, joined together by 4 columns in one level, a strict grid of 9 modules of 4.33mts is generated (a tic tac toe grid(1)). A square of 13x13mts is established, where the only unalterable module it’s the one place in the center; which is the module where the fire resides, the meeting space around the food, “the...

Typical Brisbane things

Cox Architecture believe that this project, Lansdowne Residence, deals with typical Brisbane things. A growing family, an existing Queenslander, a very steep slope and a modest budget. The family had lived on site for ten years and started a family that now included four children. The house was an assemblage of the highset Queenslander on the low side of the site,...

A quasi-theatrical scene

The project transforms an Italian 1950s apartment into a surreal set where reality and fiction coexist in a quasi-theatrical scene. Thanks to the multidisciplinary approach of its two founders, from La Macchina Studio. The studio celebrates the graphic sign, in a project that fuses architecture, theatre, music, and illustration. In alignment with the wishes of the clients  – a young...

A rhythmic sequence

Located in Ubud, Indonesia, this  two-story home is a stack of two distinctive expressions of architectural ideas. Designed by Alexis Dornier, the ground floor is articulated as a simple box that holds the living room, kitchen, foyer and garage whist acting as the pedestal for the above. The top floor has its own distinctive theme. A series of twisted...

Surfers’ haven – Bondi

A “Bombora” is an indigenous Australian term, possibly with its origin in the ‘Dharuk’ language spoken in the Sydney region, to describe a wave breaking over a shallow reef or sandbank that has been adopted into Australian surf culture. This house, built in a mixed and densely packed street located just a stone’s throw from the Bondi Beach is an homage to that surfers’ haven;...

The Protagonist – Melbourne

The Protagonist is the result of a 2018 Arts Centre Melbourne design competition which challenged a curated selection of Victorian architecture studios to design a unique and memorable home for the existing Arts Centre Melbourne forecourt cafe which replaces what looked like a temporary marquee that simply didn’t belong in the precinct. Designed by Cumulus Studio, The Protagonist creates...

Living in a Bubble

MAD Architects has recently completed the restoration and reconstruction of a 305 sqm traditional courtyard house that dates back to the Qing Dynasty in Beijing, China. “Hutong Bubble 218” is a continuation of MAD’s exploration into urban renovations as a means of revitalising the Chinese capital’s old neighbourhoods that have been confronted with degradation and demolition as a result of...

Chelsea home – London

Rodi? Davidson Architects has transformed a pair of artists' studios that may have once belonged to the famed JMW Turner into a lofty family home in London . Located in Chelsea, London on a street where many celebrated artists took up residence in the 19th century, when rents were still relatively affordable compared to other parts of town. It is named Turners Studio as a blue...

impressive presence

Among landscape of the Catapilco valley Chile, sits the impressive presence of the Los Molinos House. Designed by RUIZSOLAR architects with double height roof and views towards the surrounding scenery creates the rhythm of the architectural design, which keeps its relationship with its surroundings through inner patios set in different places. Cloudy winter days are solved with two large...

The Pathway House

The Pathway House in Israel by Jacobs-Yaniv Architects house occupies a full rectangular shape on the majority of the site. The project aim was to create a house that maximises natural light and ventilation whist creating a connection between interior and exterior for an ideal Mediterranean climate where people can spend the majority of time, day and night, with open windows and doors....