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Martin Hopp adds space-saving “micro elements” to his Manhattan apartment

July 2, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0
Martin Hopp Chelsea mirco-apartment

New York architect Martin Hopp aimed to make the most of his dark, irregularly shaped apartment by using lots of white and creating clever “micro elements” like a retractable dining table. Encompassing 700 square feet (65 square metres), the Hopp Apartment is located on the garden level of a 1930s, multi-storey building in the city’s

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MCxA Group arranges Casa Mague in Mexico around existing trees

June 29, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0
Casa Mague

Mexican studio MCxA Group took cues from a forested setting and an archaeological site to create a holiday home with “labyrinthine spaces” and a strong connection to the outdoors. Casa Mague is located in the small town of Malinalco in Mexico’s Ixtapan Region, about 115 kilometres south of Mexico City. The area features lush vegetation,

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Studio Schicketanz embeds weekend home into hillside in California’s Big Sur

June 27, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0

US firm Studio Schicketanz has completed a low-lying, coastal house for a Silicon Valley family with facades that were kept “quiet and simple” in deference to natural terrain. The Mal Paso Residence is located on a sloped, coastal property in the Big Sur area that totals 116 acres (47 hectares). The dwelling sits near Garrapata

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Edmonds + Lee Architects adds gabled rear extension to San Francisco home

June 20, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0
Night and Day house exterior

California studio Edmonds + Lee Architects has created a tall, gabled addition in the back of a Craftsman-style home that differs greatly from the “cozy” front facade. The project, called Night + Day House, is located in San Francisco’s Noe Valley neighbourhood. Local firm Edmonds + Lee Architects was charged with updating and enlarging a

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Mexico City renovation by Taller Héctor Barroso includes dark exterior

June 19, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0

Architecture studio Taller Héctor Barroso has fully revamped the decades-old DDH House in Mexico City for a family of five, including new facades clad in dark brown stucco that looks black. The DDH House sits on an irregularly shaped lot in the Lomas de Chapultepec neighbourhood in Mexico City. Local firm Taller Héctor Barroso was tasked

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Nwankpa Design creates compact, colourful sanctuary for working mom in LA

June 16, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0
Cumberland Hideaway

California studio Nwankpa Design has transformed a room in a family house into a colourful, private space for a mother to work, breastfeed and exercise. The project, called Cumberland Hideaway, was designed by local firm Nwankpa Design for a creative director and mother of two. Totalling 200 square feet (18.5 square metres), the slender, rectangular

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Marlon Blackwell’s Thaden School buildings are rooted in Arkansas vernacular architecture

June 15, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0
Green canopy Marlon Blackwell Thaden School

American studio Marlon Blackwell Architects has completed a series of asymmetrical, angular buildings for an Arkansas school backed by the founders of retail giant Walmart. Serving students in grades six to 12, Thaden School is a private institution in the city of Bentonville that is focused on learning by doing and offers activities such as

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OWIU creates tranquil environment in renovated LA home

June 13, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0
Palmero by OWIU

California studio OWIU has revamped the interior of a 1950s home, adding elements that were inspired by traditional Japanese inns to create a peaceful environment. The 1,516-square-foot (141-square-metre) house, called Palmero, sits within the San Rafael Hills in LA’s Mount Washington neighbourhood. The single-storey residence was bought as an investment property by actor Kane Lim

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Colleen Healey adorns restored Maryland carriage house with colourful facades

June 9, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0
Colleen Healey Red Maple House

Colleen Healey Architecture has restored and expanded an early 20th-century carriage house on an unusual lot in Maryland by placing black stucco and colourful panels on the facade. The Red Maple House is located in Bethesda, Maryland, which lies just outside of Washington DC. The home belongs to an entrepreneurial couple who have two children

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D’Arcy Jones creates sculptural residential complex for changing Victoria neighbourhood

June 7, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0
Pearl Block residential

Canadian studio D’Arcy Jones Architects has completed a family-focused, residential development in British Columbia that consists of staggered rowhouses clad in textured stucco. Pearl Block is located in Oaklands, a residential district near Victoria’s city centre that is evolving from single-family homes to low-rise townhouses. Vancouver-based D’Arcy Jones Architects was tasked by local firm Aryze

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