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The Lanes Residences / Contreras Earl Architecture

July 2, 2022 Hana Abdel 0

The Lanes Residences occupies a prominent corner location that is artfully used to mediate between high-rise development along the coastal fringe and domestically scaled interior suburbs of Australia’s Gold Coast. Four residential towers balance the urban link and landscape of Lake Unity, with a fluid architectural language mimicking land contours and vegetal growth.

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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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Ten homes that make decorative use of board-formed concrete

July 2, 2022 James Parkes 0

A board-formed concrete staircase that leads to a double-height library and a bathroom with irregular concrete walls are among ten home interiors with board-formed concrete showcased in this lookbook. Board-formed or board-marked concrete is a method of concrete construction that involves pouring concrete into temporary volumes or moulds, typically made from wooden boards. As a

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Emil Eve uses natural materials to bring “sense of calm” to renovated London home

July 1, 2022 Alyn Griffiths 0
Timber-framed house extension in London

Architecture studio Emil Eve has added a timber-framed extension to a Victorian house in south London that contains light-filled interior spaces with a connection to the outdoors. The owners of the end-terrace house on Waghorn Street in Peckham tasked Emil Eve with adapting the interior to provide bright, contemporary spaces for living and entertaining. The

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AGi Architects designs Tamdeen Square towers as a “vertical neighbourhood” overlooking the Persian Gulf

July 1, 2022 Alyn Griffiths 0
Aerial image of Tamdeen Square at dusk

International firm AGi Architects has completed a trio of residential towers in Kuwait City featuring varied facade openings and layouts that provide each apartment with unique sea views. The Tamdeen Square development is part of a new urban district located in the south of the city, next to the Fahaheel highway that extends south along

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Hibiscus Building / Caparroz Arquitectura

June 30, 2022 Pilar Caballero 0

The Hibiscus building, located in Moreno, Buenos Aires; reflects on the speed of changes in lifestyles, seeks to provide flexibility in its spaces, so that they can adapt to the contemporary lifestyle and be indeterminate in the face of an unknown future.

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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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ION Cheongdam Commercial Building / Urban Ark Architects

June 29, 2022 Hana Abdel 0

In the block behind the glamorous Cheongdam luxury fashion street in Gangnam, Seoul, there are still four to five-storey old residential buildings built in the early 90s along with trendy restaurants, cafes, and entertainment agencies that fill the alleys. Cheongdam area is read as fragmentary eye-catching images rather than as the continuity of the physical spaces. ‘urban ark architects (urban ark)’ were commissioned a project to combine two plots, each with old low-storey housing and a beauty parlor.

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Cotaparedes creates lofty living space in Guadalajara home

June 29, 2022 James Brillon 0
The Cave

Local studio Cotaparedes Arquitectos has completed a minimalist home in Mexico, placing the kitchen, living and dining room below grade to allow the space to open onto a tranquil courtyard. The project, which the studio dubbed “The Cave”, was completed in 2021 for a family living in the suburbs of Guadalajara, where the firm is

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Studio of Environmental Architecture drapes sails over mountainside home in Bequia

June 28, 2022 Ben Dreith 0

Studio of Environmental Architecture has used massive sails to create a “land yacht” on the island of Bequia in the Caribbean that was built using reclaimed wood and has a complex rain collection system. Sail House uses a system of tightly stretched shading elements made out of the same material used to make contemporary sails

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