Formwerkz Architects… completed the design and development for Diamond House, a daring family residence located along Cove Drive in Sentosa, Singapore. According to the architects, the project’s unusual geometry is derived from “negotiating with the planning parameters imposed on the neighborhood and the desire to simplify the building form. The front and side facades are pared down with openings strategically
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Glamuzina Paterson Architects… completed the design of a highly welcoming residence located in a lush green environment in New Zealand. The Blackpool House has a total surface of 81 square meters and its “vertical” architecture approach responds to the topography of the site: “The southern wall is conceived as a defensive wall anchoring the building into the site, and
The Screen House is a dazzling residential project designed by K2LD Architects… in Singapore. Inspiring and surrounded by lush vegetation, this modern house with a curvilinear pavilion elevated above a communal garden blends with the natural landscape. An irregular-shaped swimming pool surrounds it, creating a truly relaxing living environment, suitable for anyone who enjoys a home that enhances the permanent
Located in downtown Taipei, on the 1st floor of a 40 years old building this apartment designed by Ganna Studio… was especially envisioned as a cozy, sweet home for two designers, but also as a place of work inspiration. The neighborhood where the project is located used to be a military dependents’ village. Therefore, all the houses in the community
… Gray is the hot new “in” color. It’s recently taken front and center, upstaging it’s neutral cousins, taupe, beige and ivory. Gray is the little black dress for your home. It’s the new must have essential color that’s modern and edgy yet timeless and classic. It’s the perfect chameleon as it suits just about every room, every mood and every
Definitely an imposing residential project, with a sense of boldness, the two-storey 1232 Sunset Plaza, located in the Sunset Strip, near West Hollywood, is an exquisite dream home, a luxury resort-like sanctuary, that will conquer your heart, as soon as you see it. The house designed by Belzberg Architects… is just seconds away from the glamorous world-class restaurants and shopping
…Framed with vegetation, the imposing Valacco Cordova House represents a lovely summer escape, a getaway home, filled with light, brightness and warmth. Quite inspirational and smartly designed, this exciting residence located in Costa Cachagua in Zapallar, Valparaíso Region, Chile, is a fine example of “how to fight” against the sun’s strong radiations using nothing but the unbeatable force of greenery.
It takes but a few simple steps to spruce up and breathe new life into your home. Read on to see how you can add a new flavor to your home without spending any money! You’d be amazed at the resources you already have sitting around collecting dust. Now it’s time to put them to use. … 1. Rearrange your furniture.
The Locus Seat and Standing Desk… is designer Martin Keen’s first venture into furniture design. Keen, the founder of the $350 million global brand Keen Footwear, found working while seated in an office chair was uncomfortable and interfering with his work. Standing to work helped, but it wasn’t ideal. The solution, he discovered, was to split the difference between
With a funny name and an interesting L-shaped structure, Containerlove is an exciting and less typical residential project. Located in Kall, Eifel, Germany, the house is placed in a rural landscape, pointing out the advantage of being compact, easy to mount and eco-friendly. Designed by LHVH Architekten…, Containerlove is a permanent home and not a temporary housing solution. “After
Sunny Side House residence was especially developed by Wallflower Architecture… for a family of five. This project in Singapore came with its many challenges, as the long and narrow site needed to be adjusted to the socializing needs of the inhabitants. By accepting and keeping the small scale of the bedrooms, a welcoming cozy atmosphere was achieved. Moreover, the interiors
Jordi López Aguiló of Kutarq Studio… sent us photos of Moitie, an iconic table lamp using reflection as a key part of the design. The project has a dynamic aspect: depending on the angle of view, the vision of the lamp varies and there is a feeling of depth. The mirror reflects the half silhouette and creates the full shape.
Fleming + Hernandez Architects… completed the redesign of G House, a semi-detached residence in Gladesville, Sydney, serving the living needs of a young couple. One of the most important additions to the existing property was a courtyard, a green oasis linking the old and new wings of the house. The exterior architecture of the building reveals a dramatic blend of
Selling your home can be one of the most exciting times in your life. An opportunity to move to a new location and hopefully make a profit from the sale of your home is important. Before you get too excited about seeing the “Sold” sign out on your lawn there are several common mistakes that many home sellers make. From…
Situated in one of the most sought after streets in Kew, Melbourne, Australia, this home has undergone a renovation in the 1980’s which required updating. The front was rather well preserved and had retained existing period features from its ‘Art & Crafts era’ movement, such as the timber wall and ceiling panels and flooring. Canny Design… was appointed to design