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Tigg + Coll Architects remodels Surrey home for children with limited mobility

November 29, 2021 Amy Frearson 0
Timber diagrid roof in House for Theo and Oskar by Tigg + Coll

Tigg + Coll Architects has added a timber-roofed wing to a house in Surrey, England, to support the needs of two children with a rare muscular disorder. The project, called House for Theo and Oskar, prepares the two-storey suburban home in Boxhill for the family’s future needs. Theo, eight, and Oskar, six, both have duchenne muscular

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Amos Goldreich Architecture adds timber-framed extension to Framework House in London

November 20, 2021 Jon Astbury 0
Framework House sitting area

Pale timber ribs characterise the interior of this white-brick extension, which local studio Amos Goldreich Architecture has added to the rear of a north London home. Named Framework House, the asymmetrical extension to the semi-detached home was designed to replace a dated conservatory. It also opened up an existing gloomy kitchen space described by Amos

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Malka Architecture to top French embassy in Vienna with art nouveau-style alcoves

October 19, 2021 James Parkes 0
The roof extension has an organic shape

French studio Malka Architecture has revealed plans to renovate the interior of the French embassy in Vienna and top it with a collection of nature-informed art nouveau-style “light cannons”. The embassy occupies two art nouveau-structures from the early 20th century in Vienna’s city centre. Malka Architecture plans to renovate the interior of both government buildings and

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RAW Architecture uses bamboo to build Guha studio extension in Jakarta

October 12, 2021 Alyn Griffiths 0
Bamboo building in Indonesia

Indonesian studio RAW Architecture used local materials and traditional building techniques including bamboo construction to create a new studio adjoining a multipurpose building designed by its founder in Jakarta. The Guha project, which is shortlisted in the business building category of the Dezeen Awards 2021, involved the renovation of a building completed by RAW Architecture

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VATRAA adds brick-clad gabled extension to Victorian house in Camden

September 27, 2021 Alyn Griffiths 0
A brick house extension by VATRAA

Architecture office VATRAA has reused bricks salvaged from the demolition of an existing sidewall to construct this extension to a Victorian house in north London. The owners of the house in the borough of Camden had lived in the property for 15 years before asking VATRAA to design a rear extension housing a new kitchen

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Herzog & de Meuron creates brick extension to its MKM Museum Küppersmühle

September 24, 2021 Tom Ravenscroft 0
MKM Museum Küppersmühle

Swiss architecture studio Herzog & de Meuron has created an extension to the dockside MKM Museum Küppersmühle in Duisburg, Germany. The brick extension adds an additional 2,500 square metres of exhibition space to the MKM Museum Küppersmühle, which is located in a historic grain mill that was originally converted into a museum by Herzog & de Meuron

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Amelia Tavella Architectes adds perforated copper extension to a Corsican convent

September 21, 2021 James Parkes 0

French studio Amelia Tavella Architectes renovated and extended a 15th-century convent on the island of Corsica, adding a perforated copper volume. Built in 1480, the part-ruined Saint-Francois Convent is positioned on a hill overlooking a village and mountainous landscape. Prior to the renovation, the structure had become overgrown with greenery and its stone walls were

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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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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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Emil Eve Architects creates “sense of calm” in pale pink loft extension

September 6, 2021 Amy Frearson 0
Bed and window in Narford Road loft extension by Emil Eve Architects

Everything is pale pink in this monochromatic loft extension designed by Emil Eve Architects for a house in east London. The London-based studio has used colour blocking to unite the various elements of the Narford Road loft, including surfaces, furniture and joinery. Studio co-founder Emma Perkin said the aim was to create a “sense of

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