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Richview Residence in Toronto, Canada by Studio AC

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Article source: Studio AC 

For the Richview Residence, Studio AC was tasked with creating a concept that maintained an open layout while housing as much storage as possible for this growing family. The Richview project was a full interior renovation to reimagine the function of a home from its 50 year old layout, broken up into small rooms, to its modern day counterpart, an open, functional and intimate layout.

Image Courtesy © Studio AC

 

  • Architects: Studio AC
  • Project: Richview Residence
  • Location: Toronto, Canada
  • Software used: SketchUp, Revit, V-Ray

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House on Krokholmen in Värmdö, Sweden by Tham & Videgård

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Article source: Tham & Videgård

The site is a promontory on the relatively small island of Krokholmen in Stockholm’s outer archipelago: a typical archipelago landscape with windswept dwarf pines and soft mountain outcrops produced by the inland ice. The plot benefits from open views, in the east all the way out to the lighthouse Almagrundet in the open sea, and it is at times exposed to strong winds. The family wanted a maintenance-free vacation home in one level with social space both inside and outside.

Image Courtesy © Åke E:son Lindman

  • Architects: Tham & Videgård
  • Project: House on Krokholmen
  • Location: Krokholmen, Värmdö Municipality, Stockholm Archipelago
  • Photography: Åke E:son Lindman
  • Chief architects: Bolle Tham and Martin Videgård
  • Project architects: Måns Tham/Mariano Tellechea
  • Collaborators: Johanna Redell, Mårten Nettelbladt
  • Structural engineer: Måns Ljungberg
  • Built area: 135 m2
  • Year: 2013-2015

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A Retirement Gift in Surrey, England by Vita Architecture

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Article source: Vita Architecture

This was a retirement gift from a loving husband to his wife.
Based in Reigate, Surrey the couple asked for a place for them to enjoy their garden whilst they sip their tea and watch the world go by.

Image Courtesy © Vita Architecture

  • Architects: Vita Architecture
  • Project: A Retirement Gift
  • Location: Manor Road, Reigate, Surrey

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HLM House in Sul, Brazil by Boa Arquitetura

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Article source: Boa Arquitetura

The HLM House emerges from a client’s request to build a retreat on a natural area in the outskirts of the city of Santa Maria, in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The idea was to provide a place where one coul find himself in deep contact with the landscape, near enough from the city so working was still possible. From the begining, the challenge found was how to build something that could rise in the landscape as if it had always belonged to the place.

Image Courtesy © Boa Arquitetura

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The Farmer’s House in Hampshire, England by AR Design Studio

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Article source: AR Design Studio 

Description

The Farmer’s House acts as the UK base for AR Design Studio’s clients, who return to the English countryside from their travels to tend to their farmstead. Set on a private estate in the most western part of the South Downs National Park, the house’s rural location is its raison d’etre.

Image Courtesy © Martin Gardner

  • Architects: AR Design Studio
  • Project: The Farmer’s House
  • Location: Hampshire, England
  • Photography: Martin Gardner
  • Contractor: BlueFish Construction
  • Engineer: Eckersley O’Callaghan
  • Budget: £1.2 million
    Size   
  • Existing: GIA 483m2
  • Extension: GIA 155m2
  • Total: GIA 613m2

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Späckhuggaren / House For A Drummer in Götaland, Sweden by Bornstein Lyckefors

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Article source: Bornstein Lyckefors

House for a drummer is built for a single father of two with great interests in music, sailing and nature. The house is located half an hour north of Gothenburg on the Swedish west coast at the edge of a vast farmland.

The building is located on the edge of a larger farmland. At the beginning of the last century there was a magazine building on the site. The historical context has been a great inspiration in the design of the new building, Image Courtesy © Bornstein Lyckefors

  • Architects: Bornstein Lyckefors
  • Project: Späckhuggaren / House For A Drummer
  • Location: Kärna, Västra Götaland, Sweden
  • Design team: Andreas Lyckefors (Lead architect), Per Bornstein, Johan Olsson, Caroline Jokiniemi, Viktor Stansvik, Monica Warwick, Emil Lundin, Edvard Nyman

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City Penthouse in Norwich, England by Jane Richards Interiors

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Article source: Jane Richards Interiors

Located within a short walking distance from the centre of Norwich in Norfolk, Jane Richards Interiors was commissioned to design the interior of this large penthouse apartment. Primarily used as weekend retreat, the objective was to create a harmonious flow between the two main living spaces and adjacent terraces.

Image Courtesy © David Butler

  • Architects: Jane Richards Interiors
  • Project: City Penthouse
  • Location: Norwich, England
  • Photography: David Butler
  • Completion Date: 2017

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Parmelia Street House in Fremantle, Western Australia by PHILIP STEJSKAL ARCHITECTURE

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Article source: PHILIP STEJSKAL ARCHITECTURE

The project site sits on the corner of two quiet suburban streets in the beach-side suburb of South Fremantle. The area is characterised by single storey weatherboard workers’ cottages of the late 19th Century. Many have been restored, typically brought back to their original footprint of 2 rooms and a corridor, lean-to accretions of subsequent decades removed to make way for a new extension, which is a summary also of our project.

Image Courtesy © Philip Stejskal

  • Architects:  PHILIP STEJSKAL ARCHITECTURE
  • Project: Parmelia Street House
  • Location: South Fremantle, Western Australia
  • Software used: Vectorworks, SketchUp
  • Client: Richard Hobbs & Gillian Henderson
  • Year Commenced (design): 2015
  • Year Completed: 2017

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Brick Yard 33 1/3 in TAIPEI, TAIWAN by HC SPACE DESIGN / H.C. TAI ARCHITECT INC.

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Article source: HC SPACE DESIGN / H.C. TAI ARCHITECT INC.

As the scene blurs into a swirl and time gradually reverses back to the sweet old days, the song New York, New York by Frank Sinatra faded in to this vintage site of Yangmingshan, Taipei, where many US soldiers shared their memories of the 70’s Cold War Era. Far away from home, these warriors temporarily resided in this place; none of them knew if they could get back home again. This place was their only shelter, physically and mentally.

Image Courtesy © Kang Wei Liang

  • Architects: HC SPACE DESIGN / H.C. TAI ARCHITECT INC. (Hsiao Chin Tai)
  • Project: Brick Yard 33 1/3
  • Location: TAIPEI, TAIWAN
  • Photography: Kang Wei Liang
  • Clients: U-TECH media corporation
  • Team: HC SPACE DESIGN
  • Interior: Chien Hwa Huang, Chien Wei Huang
  • Structure: Justin Shih, Mengting Tsai

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Birch Road Off-the Grid House in Crestone, Colorado by David Jay Weiner, Architect, P.C.

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Article source: David Jay Weiner, Architect, P.C. 

Designed for a couple as a weekend house and eventual retirement home, this house sits in the high desert of the San Luis Valley (elev. +8,500 ft.) with exceptional views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and the Great Sand Dunes National Monument to the Southeast.  The area is known for its serenity and environmental uniqueness.  The house has been designed to not only respond to that environment, but also to take advantage of the unique spirituality of the site.

Image Courtesy © Bill Ellzey

  • Architects: David Jay Weiner, Architect, P.C.
  • Project: Birch Road Off-the Grid House
  • Location: Crestone, Colorado, USA
  • Photography: Bill Ellzey
  • Software used: Vectorworks, Rhino

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