Bossley Architects designed this house in a remote bay in the Marlborough Sands, the house features a glazed bridge to the main bedroom and is raised above the cliff on what look likes unstable legs. [Read more...]
Architects Kuklinski + Rappe remodelled this cottage on the slopes of Lake Geneva, Chicago to resemble its neighbours and the contemporary lifestyle of it’s owners. The layout of the cottage centers around a staircase that rises from the lower level entry to a spacious loft area providing a screen between the living and dining spaces on the main level.
Over a creek in North Carolina is the Bridge House, designed by Platt Architects. It straddles a small creek on natural rock pillars. The interiors are rustic and warm, with oversized furniture to help you through the harsh North Carolina winters. Platt Architects have been designing homes for more than 25 years, and specialise in mountain homes, the architectural firm was started by Alfred Platt and now includes his son, Parker Platt.
Mitchelton Winery in Richmond, Australia, produces a wide selection of warm region wine varieties like Shiraz, Chardonnay and Riesling. The vineyard has recently undergone renovations by Hecker Guthrie Interior Designers who recently re-designed the architecturally significant buildings. The Cellar Door and Function Rooms were the first to be re-invigorated, followed in time by the restaurant.
The Brow of the Hill house in Southern Australia features a curved exterior wall, a glass topped front wall and a sand pit. The architects, Fergus Scott Architects, decided to differ from the usual glass fronted home to a glass topped view facing home, that floods the house with light.
As a tribute to the selfless actions of Lady Godiva against her cruel husband’s taxes, Make Architects was asked to design a tribute monument. The project was part of 12 regional projects leading up to the 2012 Olympic Games. The monument includes chain mail hanging from the ceiling, stained glass windows, stainless steel clad walls and two glazed gable end walls.
More and more often we see the decision made by home owners and architects to build more traditionally, like this farmhouse in South Carolina. Pursley Dixon Architects designed this family retreat according to a traditional American barn structure.
Jesus Torres Garcia Architects struggled with the dilemma of how to build in a natural environment. The natural environment being the extraordinary Mediterranean terrain in the south of Spain. The result is this super curvy pavilion, with a glass façade designed to bring the outside into the space.
The pavilion itself was built with no specific program, and so can be used for many different purposes and can accommodate just about any group size. The building itself can be used as an educational tool, showing intergrated features in contemporary design.