Residential Category

Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Bernd Zimmermanns mirror-clad House wz2 offers distorted reflections

The facade of a 1950s house in south-west Germany has been transformed into a giant funhouse mirror킠as part of a renovation by킠German architect킠Bernd Zimmermann.


Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Elding Oscarson completes Swedish seaside house in M

This house in the Swedish seaside town of M탶lle by Stockholm studio Elding Oscarson has an upper storey clad with roughly sawn Douglas fir and a lower section that is entirely transparent (+ slideshow).


Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Traditional British beach huts get a modern makeover from Pedder & Scampton

Stones and shells from the seashore fill the walls of these eight contemporary British beach huts that킠London office Pedder & Scampton designed for the seaside town of Southend (+ slideshow).


Wednesday 23 April, 2014

3XN chosen to design new Swiss headquarters for the Olympics

News:킠Danish firm 3XN has been selected as preferred architect to design a new headquarters for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne, Switzerland.


Wednesday 23 April, 2014

School building by Mitchell Taylor Workshop contrasts pale stone with grey brick

This school building in Bath, England,킠by local architects Mitchell Taylor Workshop features킠stone walls recalling the city’s historic architecture, alongside contrasting킠dark grey brickwork킠and window surrounds (+ slideshow).


Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Set design studio in Japan by Mattch plays with theatrical imagery

This office킠and workshop for a theatre designer in Osaka was designed by Japanese studio킠Mattch to look like a glazed box hovering between two solid curtains (+ slideshow).


Monday 21 April, 2014

Noel Dominguez inserts timber cube house into Parisian garden

French architect킠Noel Dominguez킠has added a킠timber-clad residence킠with an angular penthouse to the former garden of a townhouse on the outskirts of Paris킠(+ slideshow).


Monday 21 April, 2014

Timber treehouse hangs inside Oily Cart theatre headquarters by Hawkins\Brown

A wooden treehouse with circular perforations is suspended from the ceiling inside킠this space for a south London킠theatre킠company킠for disabled children, echoing round patterns on its facade킠(+ slideshow).


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).