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Imagine if your home could feel like living in a garden pavilion. At BENT Annexe II, it does! By retaining the character-rich front section of the home and creating a new, light-filled addition to the rear, this family of four plus Pippa the groodle are surrounded by lush greenery and can effortlessly utilise their backyard
Project name
BENT Annexe II
Architecture firm
BENT Architecture
Location
Kew, Victoria, Australia
Photography
Tatjana Plitt
The Barrancas House is the result of the restoration of a house built in the seventies in Mexico City, which didn´t have any attract at first but had great spatial potential. It became a challenge for our office to create a home focusing on incredible attention to detail, modernity and discovery of the different spaces and levels to generate expect...
Project name
Barrancas House
Architecture firm
Ezequiel Farca Studio
Location
Mexico City, Mexico
Photography
Jaime Navarro, Roland Halbe
This project involved the revival and extension of a single level federation detached cottage. The scope involved refurbishing the street façade and retained lower level rooms, influenced by the original period detailing, and extending to the rear and above with a first floor and detached carport in a contrasting material aesthetic.
Project name
Modest Start Bold Finish
Architecture firm
Hobbs Jamieson Architecture
Location
Manly, New South Wales, Australia
Photography
Luc Remond
In the heart of the city of Madrid a small architecture called by its creators ‘Casa Olivar’ is born. The interior design has been conceived by the couple of designers Matteo Ferrari and Carlota Gallo in order to transform it into their home. Rescued from a ruined state and a turbulent past, the aim is to bring new life to the space; adding layers,...
Project name
Casa Olivar
Architecture firm
Matteo Ferrari Studio
Location
Madrid, Spain
Photography
Asier Rua
Renovating an apartment presents many different challenges to renovating a house. Architect Kirby Roper, Director of Kirby Architects, reflects on a major apartment renovation in Melbourne’s Domain Road South Yarra. She offers some practical advice for renovating older apartments with a body corporate.
Project name
Domain Views
Architecture firm
Kirby Architects
Location
Domain Road, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia
Photography
Jacqui Henshaw
This hillside canyon adjacent to Griffith Park with expansive views, a large leveled landscape and mature trees are what drew the owners to the property. The existing house however, possessed a handful of conditions that required attention: there were two kitchens, a motorized bathroom wall opened to the living room, built-in cabinets were built to...
Project name
Canyon View House
Architecture firm
Jacobschang Architecture
Location
Los Angeles, California, United States
Photography
Sara Liggoria-Tramp
A single-family home in Pasadena received a thoughtful re-imagining when it was time for a remodel and addition. Medium Plenty updated and expanded the existing house and converted a detached garage into a stand-alone ADU. Careful orientation and shading devices provide relief from harsh summers, while maximizing natural light year-round.
Project name
South Pasadena House
Architecture firm
Medium Plenty
Location
South Pasadena, United States
Photography
Mariko Reed
The mckimm interior design team were engaged by former clients to bring a new dimension of materiality and functionality to certain spaces within their mckimm home. With the intent of enhancing the homes visual character, the new features offer sympathetic enrichments to existing spaces, creating additional layers that explore connection, tactility...
Project name
North House
Architecture firm
Mckimm
Location
Brighton, Victoria, (Melbourne), Australia
Photography
Piers Fitton