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This rural residence outside Melbourne by architects Studio Four features a blackened timber exterior and terraces that step down a hill (+ slideshow). Ridge Road Residence is located in the grounds of a golf course on Mornington Peninsula and sits beside a tea tree on a gently sloping site.
Area rugs serve several wonderful purposes. They provide warmth under our bare feet, create another layer of design, tie a room together and absorb sound in spacious rooms. Often thought of as art for the floor it can set the design scheme of the room allowing for wall color and accessories to play off it. [...]
American firm Morphosis has completed a museum of nature and science in Dallas where visitors begin their tour by taking an escalator journey to the uppermost floor.
Architect: Herzog & de Meuron Location: Water Mill, Long Island, New York Client: Parrish Art Museum Photos: Matthu Placek
Courtesy of Studio Mumbai Architects: Studio Mumbai Location: Satirje, Maharashtra, India Principal Architect: Bijoy Jain Project Team: Roy Katz, Jeevaram Suthar, Pandurang Malekar, Mangesh Mhatre Structural Engineer: Dwijen Bhatt Photographs: Courtesy of Studio Mumbai