In a usual circumstance, the front of the house is the most important – not in our case. House 24 is sited on a triangular plot, a constraint that we took on as an opportunity to really engage with the siting and planning of the house – to achieve a meaningful footprint that actualised the client’s spatial, functional, and privacy requirement. Moreover, the site adjoins a lushly landscaped state land that we endeavoured to take advantage of at every available opportunity and every habitable space.
designed by anna-marie chin architects, the cabin is articulated by an asymmetrical roofline and black steel shell.
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This house is more than a weekend cottage. This house is an experiment. You approach it via a cul-de-sac that ends in a sheep fence towards the open moor. There is a grove of high junipers and a couple of white plastered houses visible. Embedded in a glade 5 meters to the right lies Juniper House. The house is barely visible, like a mirror of its own surroundings.
A pair of Corten-clad dwellings with sloped roofs form a nature retreat in the Pacific Northwest designed by US architect David Van Galen for himself and his wife. Called Little House/Big Shed, the project is located on Whidbey Island in the Puget Sound, just north of Seattle. Per the name, the project consists of the
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This house from the ’80s is located inside a residential area on the outskirts of Copenhagen. The family of 5 not only needed more but also better spaces, so they came to us for an extension and a renovation of their home. What first inspired the project was the placement of the house, oriented towards the south, looking over a lake and surrounded by nature. After trying various volumes and shapes for the extension, we came up with this succession of Birdhouses that decrease in size as you moved away from the main house. The idea was to divide the entire house into different houses allowing their children to visit and stay without disturbing the natural flow and functionality of the house.
architect tomás reis raises concerns about the lack of public discussion about the reconstruction of the notre-dame de paris cathedral.
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Architecture studio DeDraft has updated a semi-detached house in east London, wrapping a three-storey rear extension in weathering steel and introducing large windows that look out onto the garden. Local office DeDraft was approached to transform the interior and exterior of the four-storey AC Residence in Hackney to make it function better as a family
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What is the most unique feature? Colour concept, a mix of materials, high utilization of space through ‘space collage’
For our latest lookbook, we’ve rounded up ten outdoor seating areas that incorporate stylish fireplaces and roaring fire pits to warm yourself on chilly spring evenings. This is the latest roundup in our Dezeen Lookbooks series providing visual inspiration for the home. Previous articles in the series featured pastel interiors, bright kitchens, living rooms with statement
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Right on the tree line, where the forest becomes an open wind-swept mountain plateau, lies Varden restaurant (“The Cairn”). Situated in the Olympic village of Kvitfjell, in the heart of the Norwegian mountain landscape, the restaurant offers a grand 360-degree view for its visitors. The clientele usually consists of alpine and cross-country skiers seeking refuge from the wind and snow, or just a nice sunny spot to enjoy a good meal before continuing their adventures.