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Fanny and Matthew Mueller complete 17-year renovation of Brooklyn townhouse

August 14, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0
17 Jackson Place by Fanny and Matthew Mueller

Architects Fanny and Matthew Mueller have completed a lengthy and extensive renovation of their family home in Brooklyn, called 17 at 17, which features floating steps, loft beds and a wood-and-steel bridge. Encompassing 2,500 square feet (232 square metres), the Brooklyn townhouse is located on a tree-lined street in the South Park Slope neighbourhood. .

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Soft light fills Iowa municipal building by Neumann Monson Architects

August 12, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0
Municipal building with polycarbonate exteriors

Polycarbonate walls and a row of tall window boxes bring diffused sunlight into the Iowa City Public Works building by US firm Neumann Monson Architects. The low-lying building is located just south of Iowa City’s downtown district, near a recreational area and a future housing development. Totalling 99,294 square feet (9,225 square metres), the facility

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Fauntleroy Residence by Heliotrope is a “private oasis” in Seattle

August 11, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0
Fauntleroy Residence by Heliotrope

Seattle architecture studio Heliotrope has completed a cedar-clad family home that prioritises views of the Puget Sound and privacy from the street. The Fauntleroy Residence is on a waterfront site in Seattle, with westward vistas of the Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains. A ferry terminal is just a short distance away. Totalling 3,978 square feet

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Metal-clad boxes form Everden house by StudioAC in Toronto

August 10, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0
Everden House by StudioAC

Gabled elements and corrugated aluminium siding feature in a family home that was designed by Canadian firm StudioAC to be “impactful without being indulgent”. The Everden house is located on a slender, rectangular lot in Toronto’s Cedarvale neighbourhood. “The brief was to create a home that felt unique and personal to the homeowners and unapologetically

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Eric Owen Moss designs experimental A+M House for himself in Los Angeles

August 9, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0
A+M House by Eric Owen Moss

California studio Eric Owen Moss Architects has completed a three-storey home that changes shape as it rises and features an industrial-strength rubber coating. Designed for founder Eric Owen Moss and his two teenage children, the A+M House is located in a beachfront neighbourhood in Santa Monica Canyon, just a block away from the Pacific Ocean.

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Studio B creates trapezoidal Colorado home as “collage of form and light”

August 7, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0
Vista Drive Pavilion by Studio B

Architecture firm Studio B drew upon geometric paintings to design a low-lying, trapezoidal home in Colorado that features cedar cladding and large stretches of glass. Designed for a family, the Vista Drive Pavilion is located on a tree-dotted site in Boulder, a city in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. The full-time residence lies within

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Concrete designs apartment block with “cloud-like” top for Hell’s Kitchen

August 2, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0
West Residence Club by Concrete facade

Dutch architecture studio Concrete has completed The West Residence Club condominium building in Manhattan, which features a brick base made with recovered debris and an upper portion made of glass boxes. Encompassing 201,000 square feet (18,673 square metres), the apartment building stretches along 11th Avenue, between 47th and 48th Streets, in the Hell’s Kitchen neighbourhood.

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AUX Architecture clads Los Angeles arts centre in polycarbonate panels

August 1, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0
Glorya Kaufman

California studio AUX Architecture has converted and expanded a synagogue on LA’s Westside to create the Glorya Kaufman Performing Arts Center for a nonprofit focused on children’s welfare. Named after the philanthropist Glorya Kaufman, the building sits on a sloped site within the Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services in the Cheviot Hills neighbourhood.

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Desai Chia creates “winged” roofs for Copake Lake House in New York

July 31, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0
Copake Lake House

US studio Desai Chia Architecture designed a highly sculptural, waterfront home wrapped in concrete and charred cypress that has vaulted roofs resembling wings. Built as a second home for a family of four, the building sits on a ribbon of land between a golf course and Copake Lake in Upstate New York. During the project’s

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Sanders Architecture places glazed bridge on ash-clad Austin home

July 28, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0
Pemberton Heights

US studio Sanders Architecture included a glazed bridge for a Texas house wrapped in tan-grey brick and thermally modified ash that will weather over time. Pemberton Heights House sits on the western slope of Shoal Creek in Austin, amongst a copse of heritage live oak trees that are endemic to the region. “The footprint of

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