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Konishi Gaffney converts 1950s garage into artist’s studio with a sense of “civic grandeur”

August 19, 2022 Alice Laycock 0
Photograph showing a timber-clad structure on the side of a house at dusk/dawn with a cat in the window

Architecture studio Konishi Gaffney has overhauled a 1950s garage in an affluent Edinburgh suburb, adding a rhythmic facade made up of wooden battens. The Scottish studio was challenged with turning the existing concrete garage into a functional artist’s studio, while being sensitive to the existing Georgian property in The Grange. Konishi Gaffney devised a scheme

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Part Office transforms Venice Beach condos into “calm” live-work units

August 18, 2022 Dan Howarth 0
Modular furniture in open living area

Los Angeles design studio Part Office has renovated two condominiums on the California coast, as part of a wider conversion of buildings into hybrid residential and office spaces. Sited directly on the Venice Beach boardwalk, the Venice Lofts occupy a pair of buildings that are undergoing updates to create a 44,000-square-foot (4,088-square-metre) complex of 12

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Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos creates alfresco feeling inside Mexico City skyscraper restaurant

August 18, 2022 Ali Morris 0
Ling Ling restaurant in Mexico City by Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos

Expansive triple-height windows and fully grown trees feature in this eatery at the top of a Mexico City skyscraper, designed by local firm Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos to create the impression of dining in a traditional Mexican courtyard. Called Ling Ling, the Asian fusion restaurant is located on the 56th floor of the Chapultepec Uno skyscraper on Paseo

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Dezeen Agenda newsletter features the Dezeen Awards 2022 longlists

August 16, 2022 Rupert Bickersteth 0
The Victorian Tunnelling Centre by Grimshaw from Dezeen awards 2022 longlists

The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Agenda newsletter features the longlists for this year’s Dezeen Awards. Subscribe to Dezeen Agenda now! This week, Dezeen revealed the longlists for Dezeen Awards 2022, which feature over 1,000 of the world’s best projects and practitioners across more than 40 categories. The architecture longlist highlights the best recently

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A Deep Overhanging Roof Covers The Glass Walls Of This Lake House

August 16, 2022 Erin 0

Residential design studio Charlie & Co. Design, Ltd., together with custom builders John Kraemer & Sons, have completed a new home on the shores of Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota. A key design element of the house, are the floor-to-ceiling windows and sliding doors that are featured on either side of the great room. Vertical wood siding […]