La fábrica

La fábrica




When Ricardo Bofill stumbled upon a dilapidated cement factory in 1973, he immediately saw a world of possibilities. La fábrica was born, and almost 45 years later, the structure has been completely transformed into a spectacular and unique home. The… Continue Reading




Black Lodge

Black Lodge




The genesis of this house might have a somewhat peculiar narrative. The possibly reversed but certainly not unwanted process of conceiving and designing the space where the foremost sensory role has the nature itself. Initially, before everything else, there was… Continue Reading




Cilgeraint

Cilgeraint




Cilgeraint is a sensational beach-side residence offering a seamless transition of indoor and outdoor living across three floors. Built in 2010, the luxury home was designed by Wales-based architectural design practice Dobson Owen. Inside, soaring ceilings, curved external walls and… Continue Reading




Sundance

Sundance




This Wild West-inspired prairie wagon is set off the beaten track near Watergate Bay, a pared-back yet sumptuous abode with heavy French linens and tarnished metals contrasting beautifully. By taking a handcrafted wagon house and bestowing upon it original handcrafted… Continue Reading




Apartment in Moshe Safdie’s Habitat 67

Apartment in Moshe Safdie's Habitat 67




Canadian design studio EMarchitecture has renovated one of the homes in Habitat 67, the iconic brutalist complex in Montreal by architect Moshe Safdie that celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. The two-storey apartment was overhauled by interior designer Maria Rosa… Continue Reading




Unfurled House

Unfurled House




An articulated two-storey framed volume is sensitively stitched to the rear original fabric, while retaining its front Federation masonry and hipped envelope as part of its environmental, economic and planning values. It has a sectional split-level relationship to the original… Continue Reading




The Baleia houses

The Baleia houses




Located in the northern coast of São Paulo between a large rainforest reserve that shelters the mountains of Serra do Mar is the beach of Baleia where Brazilian firm studio Arthur Casas have developed ‘the Baleia houses’. The four dwellings… Continue Reading




Hackney townhouse

Hackney townhouse




London architect Ben Kilburn has renovated a Victorian property he owns in Hackney, transforming three separate flats into a large family home featuring a double-height library and an attic playroom. Ben Kilburn, one of the co-founders of Kilburn Nightingale Architects,… Continue Reading




House in the Lithuanian forest

House in the Lithuanian forest




Dizaino Virtuvė has designed a house for a family with two children in a Lithuanian forest that is a delightful mix of modernity and contemporaneity. The 1485-square-foot (138-square-meter) home has a white base onto which all shades of grey and… Continue Reading




Belas House, Lisbon, Portugal

Belas House, Lisbon, Portugal




Estúdio Urbano Arquitectos completed the design and development of Belas House, an imposing modern residence near Lisbon, Portugal. The house is located inside the Belas Clube de Campo, a private condominium, where topography allowed to maximize exterior areas and offer… Continue Reading