Residential Category

Sunday 20 April, 2014

Dry-stone walls surround English countryside house by The Manser Practice

This house킠in the킠Oxfordshire countryside was designed by London studio킠The Manser Practice with a Cotswold stone facade and a cantilevered terrace overlooking the woods (+ slideshow).


Saturday 19 April, 2014

Red cedar clads extended Parisian house by CUT Architectures

A 100-year-old house in Paris has been renovated and extended by local studio킠CUT Architectures to frame a garden facing the morning sun and create a shaded terrace overlooking a nearby park (+ slideshow).


Saturday 19 April, 2014

PANDAs Asakusa Apartments feature rows of “picture frame” windows

Rows of rectangular windows are designed to frame rooms like an “advertisement board for well-designed living” on the facade of this apartment block in Tokyo by local studio PANDA (+ slideshow).


Friday 18 April, 2014

Iredale Pedersen Hook updates a traditional Perth house with a faceted extension

Australian architecture office Iredale Pedersen Hook has renovated a 1930s property in Perth and킠added an angular rear extension that contrasts with the traditional street-facing facade (+ slideshow).


Friday 18 April, 2014

Black house in Tokyo by Level Architects reveals little to its neighbours

Japanese studio킠Level Architects킠squeezed this all-black house onto a narrow plot in Tokyo‘s Fukasawa district, adding sloping offset walls around the lower floors to protect residents’ privacy (+ slideshow).


Thursday 17 April, 2014

Weathered steel sits alongside ageing brickwork at Kew House by Piercy & Company

Architecture studio킠Piercy & Company has slotted a family house behind a nineteenth-century stable facade in south-west London, creating a pair of킠rusted gable walls with a glazed stairwell in between (+ slideshow).


Thursday 17 April, 2014

Grimshaw unveils “worlds largest airport terminal under one roof” for Istanbul

News:킠a design team led by London firm Grimshaw has revealed plans for a new six-runway airport in킠Istanbul capable of accommodating up to 150 million passengers a year.


Thursday 17 April, 2014

New exhibition showcases the work of Swiss architect Gion A Caminada

The timber and stone buildings of Gion A Caminada, a cult figure in Swiss architecture, will feature in an exhibition opening next month at the House of Art in the Czech city of 턌esk탩 Bud턛jovice (+ slideshow). Haus Walpen, Blatten


Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Water treatment facility by Skylab Architecture features a roof of grass-covered fins

Seven concrete fins provide a green roof that collects rainwater at this new engineering facility for a wastewater treatment plant in Portland, Oregon, by킠local firm킠Skylab Architecture (+ slideshow).


Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Villa Kettukallio by Playa Architects provides a woodland holiday home

A clay-based black paint forms a protective layer across the facade of this woodland cabin in Finland, designed by Playa Architects as the second home for a Finnish family living abroad (+ slideshow).