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Nielsen Jenkins creates backyard extension for K&T’s Place in Brisbane

September 19, 2021 Jenna McKnight 0
K&T's place by Nielsen Jenkins

Australian studio Nielsen Jenkins has used raw timber and concrete blocks to extend a home belonging to an artist and art gallery director. The project, called K&T’s Place, involved the renovation and expansion of a modest “Queenslander” cottage in the Brisbane suburb of West End, which is undergoing significant redevelopment. The goal was to provide

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HA+MA designs CS2 teaching facility for Los Angeles golf course

September 17, 2021 Jenna McKnight 0
CS2 by HA+MA

Alaskan cedar and handmade Danish bricks are among the materials used by Californian firm HA+MA to create a golf performance centre set within an undulating, grassy landscape. Nestled within a gently sloping site, the CS2 facility sits on a golf course in an undisclosed neighbourhood in central Los Angeles. The project was designed by HA+MA,

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Gio Ponti’s towering Denver Art Museum is updated and expanded

September 16, 2021 Jenna McKnight 0
Denver Art Museum

A rounded, glazed welcome centre is among the enhancements made by US firms Machado Silvetti Architects and Fentress Architects to the Gio Ponti-designed Denver Art Museum, which opened in 1971. The museum sits within the heart of Denver, in a district known as the Golden Triangle. After being partly closed for years, the museum will

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S9 Architecture creates gridded facade for 111 Varick tower in Manhattan

September 13, 2021 Jenna McKnight 0
111 Varick by S9 Architecture

American firm S9 Architecture has completed a tall residential building in a post-industrial New York neighbourhood, incorporating design elements that “pay homage to the past”. The 111 Varick tower is located at Hudson Square, a once-industrial district that has morphed over the decades. The 30-storey tower was built atop the former site of a parking

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Tribe Studio founder designs her own Australian weekend beach retreat

September 10, 2021 Jenna McKnight 0
Bundeena House by Tribe Studio Architects

Australian firm Tribe Studio Architects has created a U-shaped, timber-clad dwelling in New South Wales that is meant to serve as an “affordable and sustainable prototype home”. The Bundeena House is located in a coastal hamlet of the same name that borders the Royal National Park. The home sits about 100 metres from Gunyah Beach.

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Tríptico Building in Córdoba is divided into three vertical houses

September 9, 2021 Jenna McKnight 0
The Tríptico Building

Architects Mariela Marchisio, Cristián Nanzer and Germán Margherit have completed a concrete building in central Argentina that contains a trio of tall, skinny residences designed for both living and working. The Tríptico Building is located within the Ducasse neighbourhood on the northern outskirts of Córdoba, Argentina. It sits near a commercial sector that was once

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Side Angle Side creates gabled home in Austin for an architectural photographer

September 5, 2021 Jenna McKnight 0

Dark grey walls and a crisp silhouette define a residence created by US firm Side Angle Side for Texas-based architectural photographer Casey Dunn. Located in an East Austin neighbourhood, the three-bedroom Casa Casey rises two levels and totals 1,900 square feet (177 square metres). It was designed for a discerning client – Casey Dunn, an

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Woods + Dangaran updates 1960s California home by Craig Ellwood

September 4, 2021 Jenna McKnight 0
Moore House by Woods + Dangaran

Glazed walls, teak flooring and an original koi pond feature in a mid-century residence in Los Angeles that has received a sensitive refresh by local firm Woods + Dangaran. Built in 1965, the Moore House was designed by architect Craig Ellwood, who was known for creating homes that fused modernism with California’s breezy lifestyle. The

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Riparia creates concrete Kokonut building in the Yucatán Peninsula

September 3, 2021 Jenna McKnight 0
Kokonut by Riparia Architecture Studio

Riparia Architecture Studio has completed an apartment building in a Mexican resort town that consists of three volumes, one of which has a large screen and “opens like a fan towards the jungle”. The Kokonut building is located in Akumal, a coastal town in the Yucatán Peninsula. It sits within the state of Quintana Roo

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CumuloLimbo inserts plywood-clad loft within UpHouse in Madrid

August 31, 2021 Jenna McKnight 0
Woman in Madrid apartment

Inexpensive materials such as salvaged plywood feature in a compact apartment in Madrid that has been overhauled by Spanish studio CumuloLimbo. The project, called UpHouse, entailed an extensive redesign of a small apartment in Madrid’s Hortaleza district. The clients, a young couple, wanted to create more space by raising the apartment’s ceiling and adding a

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