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Chunky staircase features in Farleigh Road renovation by Paolo Cossu Architects

January 17, 2022 Amy Frearson 0
Staircase and bookshelves in Farleigh Road renovation and extension by Paolo Cossu Architects

An extra-wide oak staircase doubles as a piece of furniture in this renovation of a Victorian terrace in east London, designed by Paolo Cossu Architects. The Farleigh Road project involved remodelling a four-storey house that had previously been subdivided into two separate properties, to create a spacious home for a family. The lower level had

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Luke McClelland gives Georgian apartment in Leith a modern update

January 16, 2022 Natasha Levy 0
Lounge with wooden dining table and grey rocking chair in front of portrait illustration in 19th-century Leith apartment designed by Luke McClelland

Scottish architect Luke McClelland has transformed a dark and ill-conceived apartment in Edinburgh’s port area of Leith into a bright and contemporary home. The ground floor flat, which dates back to the early 19th century, had been rented out for more than a decade before being purchased by its current owner. As a result, its

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Pink concrete covers “fun house” on English coast by RX Architects

January 16, 2022 Lizzie Crook 0
Pink coastal house

British studio RX Architects referenced Mediterranean beach houses when designing Seabreeze, a coastal holiday home in East Sussex that is covered in smooth pink concrete. Located on Camber Sands beach in England, the dwelling is designed for a couple with three children who wanted to replace a house that previously occupied the site. Provided with

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Ten modernist living rooms that celebrate minimalist open-plan interiors

January 16, 2022 Jane Englefield 0
Modernist apartment in Brazil

Open-plan layouts, functional and adaptable furniture and minimalist designs are some of the trademarks of modernist interiors. For our latest lookbook, we’ve collected 10 living rooms that evoke the style. Modernism emerged as an architectural movement in the 1930s and has influenced the pared-back appearance of many interior design projects ever since. Among the renowned

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Elton Léniz perches Casa BB on hillside overlooking Chilean lake

January 15, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0
Casa BB

A black holiday home by Chilean architecture studio Elton Léniz is lifted off the ground by wooden stilts to help reduce the building’s impact on the earth. Casa BB rises up from a slender, wooded site along Lake Calafquén in southern Chile. Just beyond the lake is Villarrica, one of the country’s most active volcanoes.

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Sara Acebes Anta completes Spanish villa with pared-back colour palette

January 15, 2022 Jon Astbury 0
White villa in Spain

A simple palette of white and grey brings an “atmosphere of calm” to this villa in the outskirts of Valladolid, Spain, designed by architecture studio Sara Acebes Anta. Called Casa Banlusa, the single-storey dwelling is divided into separate wings for day and night, arranged in a U-shape around a central courtyard. It is designed by Madrid

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22 Parkside “led to most of the work I do” says Richard Rogers

January 15, 2022 James Parkes 0
22 Parkside by Richard Rogers

In the final exclusive interview that Dezeen filmed with Richard Rogers in 2013, the late architect discusses the concept behind his Wimbledon house, 22 Parkside. The interview forms part of a series Dezeen filmed with Rogers to coincide with a retrospective of his work at the Royal Academy of Arts in London in 2013. Rogers, who

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Housing in Boveresses / Fruehauf, Henry & Viladoms

January 15, 2022 Valeria Silva 0

Urban planning and architecture. The project is located in the heart of the Boveresses district in the north of Lausanne. This district is composed of several emblematic housing complexes from the 1970s. The project aims at an integration in this context with a strong identity. The result is an urban morphology that takes up the clear orientation of the surrounding urbanism by proposing an articulated volume with redents. Without seeking mimicry, the building creates a strong link with its environment.

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Triangular embeds PR House on a forested hillside in Chile

January 14, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0
The exterior of PR House

A series of concrete retaining walls help support an irregularly shaped holiday home in southern Chile that was designed by architecture firm Triangular. The PR House is located in Cunco, a city in Chile’s Cautín Province. Designed for a family from Santiago, the vacation home sits on a wooded hillside that looks toward Colico Lake.

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Pipi Residential Building / Smart Design Studio

January 14, 2022 Hana Abdel 0

Located in the heart of Bondi, Hall 10 is a beautifully sculpted new building for Sydney’s most famous beachside suburb. Comprising of 29 apartments atop ground-floor retail, there is something both arresting and classical in the swooping gestures of the grand vertical bays that line Hall Street. This is a building that sits comfortably at the junction of urban and beach living and behind the façade is clever planning that unlocks the potential of this site.