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Will Gamble Architects adds glass-walled extension to Pergola House in Leicestershire

June 25, 2022 Alyn Griffiths 0
Living room with floor-to-ceiling windows

London studio Will Gamble Architects has added a brick bedroom suite to a Georgian house in England, along with a contrasting glass-walled extension on the ground floor that opens to the garden. Located in a conservation area in Leicestershire, the Pergola House was extended by Will Gamble Architects to create a contemporary kitchen, dining and

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Juan Pablo Ureta orients wooden Chilean beach house around a courtyard

June 22, 2022 James Brillon 0

Juan Pablo Ureta has completed an beach house on Chile’s northern coast, organising most of the living areas around an internal courtyard. The house, constructed out of prefabricated wooden panels, is located near a small beach nicknamed Aguadulce, or Sweet Water, near the town of Huentelauquén, about 300 kilometres north of Santiago. Chilean architect Juan

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Oliver Leech Architects extends Pink House with materials that “age gracefully”

June 22, 2022 Jon Astbury 0
Rear facade of Pink House by Oliver Leech Architects

Local studio Oliver Leech Architects and interior designer Juliet O’Caroll used a palette of pale pink colours and materials for this extension and refurbishment of a Victorian terrace in London. Called Pink House, the project transforms the five-bedroom dwelling into a “private city oasis”, informed by memories of the client’s favourite holidays in Provence, Morocco

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Kariouk Architects completes cantilevered chalet overlooking a lake in Canada

June 21, 2022 James Brillon 0
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Kariouk Architects has completed M.O.R.E Cabin, a dramatic cantilevered structure overlooking a lake in Québec meant to stand out from its natural surroundings. Ottawa-based firm Kariouk Architects was commissioned to build a secondary residence overlooking Lac du Brochet, a remote lake roughly 100 kilometres north of the Canadian capital. Its design for an angular, cantilevered

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Powell and Glenn creates concrete Canopy House in Australia

June 21, 2022 Jon Astbury 0
Front elevation of Canopy House

Australian studio Powell and Glenn has completed a sculptural concrete dwelling in Melbourne’s suburbs, which is designed to create the feeling of “floating amongst the tree canopies”. Named Canopy House, the home is informed by the client’s interest in mindfulness and tropical modernism in South America and is intended to foster a close relationship with

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Edmonds + Lee Architects adds gabled rear extension to San Francisco home

June 20, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0
Night and Day house exterior

California studio Edmonds + Lee Architects has created a tall, gabled addition in the back of a Craftsman-style home that differs greatly from the “cozy” front facade. The project, called Night + Day House, is located in San Francisco’s Noe Valley neighbourhood. Local firm Edmonds + Lee Architects was charged with updating and enlarging a

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MVRDV reveals plans to convert Centraal Beheer into housing district

June 20, 2022 James Parkes 0
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Dutch architecture studio MVRDV has unveiled its plans to transform Herman Hertzberger’s 1970s Centraal Beheer building in the Netherlands into a residential district with over 650 homes. MVRDV will aim to preserve the structure, which was designed by Dutch architect Hertzberger and completed in 1972, while adding timber additions to create the homes. Located in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands,

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MAD aims to “challenge to the status quo” with first social housing project

June 20, 2022 Christina Yao 0
MAD social housing

Architecture studio MAD has completed its first social housing development, which consists of 12 residential buildings in Beijing connected with raised walkways and a “floating park”. Named Baiziwan, the development near the Central Business District in east Beijing is divided by roads into six areas that contain multiple apartment blocks. The blocks were built around green spaces, which

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Mexico City renovation by Taller Héctor Barroso includes dark exterior

June 19, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0

Architecture studio Taller Héctor Barroso has fully revamped the decades-old DDH House in Mexico City for a family of five, including new facades clad in dark brown stucco that looks black. The DDH House sits on an irregularly shaped lot in the Lomas de Chapultepec neighbourhood in Mexico City. Local firm Taller Héctor Barroso was tasked

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