A prominent, corner sited Edwardian on the crest of Ruckers Hill, has been restored and enlarged with new living spaces in a separate rear-garden pavilion. Pushing the new addition to the back of this site allows a sun-filled pool and garden, and a streetscape expression akin to a garden pavilion; contemporary and street-tough, but a little bit Edwardian in spirit.
Da Nang house is located on the VIP island in Hoa Xuan of Da Nang city, an urban area surrounded by the Cam Le river and Do Toa river. The house is intended as a living space for a retired couple, their 2 adolescent children, and the grandmother.
Oak, bronze and terrazzo are among the materials found in an art deco-style library that has been revamped by New York-based architect Toshiko Mori. The project marks the first phase in a multi-stage revitalisation of Brooklyn’s Central Library, which is located along Grand Army Plaza in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. The facility
Trees are dazzling creatures. Emerging from tiny seeds, some species can surpass the height of a human being in a single growing season, while others take decades to develop into a fully grown canopy. The Cascarilla Garden explores the spatial qualities of this ephemeral transformation, where the system’s phenology becomes legible and performative. This project extends our understanding beyond the visual stimulation of flower sequences and fall colors into intentional and ecologically rich spatial relationships that evolve and transform through time. In countries like Ecuador, where there is almost no landscape design research, ventures like this help landscape architects understand the phenological potential behind design processes. The Cascarilla Garden is located in the Andean valley of Tumbaco, Ecuador with an altitude of 2350 meters above sea level. Despite its high elevation, no seasons are present to drastically transform the landscape into winter or summer given Tumbaco’s geographic location just barely 10 minutes and 51 seconds below the equator line.
‘meditation makes us really focused – every detail comes out easier,’ the vietnamese architect explains in this exclusive interview.
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The Secret Garden project is a bright and uplifting modern family home located in Rome, Italy, designed by Maurizio Giovannoni. The homeowners’ initial brief called for a redistribution of space to accommodate their lively family, including an open plan living room, a private home office, a personalised room for each of their two children, and […]
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A new pool house with guest accommodation was sought as an extension of the family residence. The place was located inside a mature garden and surrounded by exotic indigenous plants that are part of the UNESCO conservation area of Trancoso in the municipality of Bahia – Brazil.
Eat-in spaces in the kitchen can be marvelous hubs. Families can gather for meals with a cozy ambiance, kids can do their homework, friends can come over for tea and homeowners can work on household paperwork. These three projects show how designers c…
There are lots of ways to create a beautiful garden that won’t require an irrigation system or daily watering. From soil preparation to plant choices, here’s what landscape experts suggest for making your garden drought-tolerant and self-sustainable.