Chambourcin Cottage

Chambourcin Cottage

Chambourcin Cottage was designed and built by Hawke’s Bay architect Steve McGavock. Its vaulted ceilings and native timber features throughout were inspired by renowned New Zealand architect John Scott. Newly renovated and tastefully decorated in 2016 by the talented Bibby+Brady… Continue Reading

Residential Mediterranean house

Residential Mediterranean house

Bringing the Mediterranean into the interior was the focus of this renovation project carried out by Archilla / Peñalver Architects, located in a residential area north of Madrid, Spain. White was the pervading color in this reform, which underwent a… Continue Reading

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

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