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Renovation / Expansion / Extension : House

7.8

Termitary House / Tropical Space

The Termitary House is the renovation of a two-storey home. Vietnamese architects, Tropical Space, refurbished an old house and added a perforated grille of brickwork to an existing concrete slab structure, it is built of solid brick only, which meets the extreme climatic conditions of this region. The building is constructed to use the small available space as best and economically as possible...
7.5

Casa Vila Matilde / TERRA E TUMA arquitetos associados

Casa Vila Matilde is the newly-refurbished home of Dalvina “Dalva” Borges Ramos, a 74-year-old house maid in the outskirts of São Paulo, Brazil. Ms. Dalva. She had few possessions and was living in a house with structural and sanitary problems. A man in Brazil approached TERRA E TUMA arquitetos associados to rebuild his mother's dilapidated house. The House was rebuilt using standard concrete blocks and decorated with plenty of trees and plants...
6.5

Garrison Residence / Patrick Tighe Architecture

Garrison Residence by Patrick Tighe Architecture, The 3,500 sq. ft. home is located in Redondo Beach, one block from the Pacific Ocean. The simple massing is accentuated by articulated openings, situated and designed to frame views of the surrounding mountains and ocean. The geometry used to create the system of apertures continues throughout the interior. Surfaces of pattern and openings define zones of circulation and living spaces...
7.8

Hiža cottage / PROARH

Hiža is a cottage designed by Zagreb-based Proarh Studio. The objective of the project was a contemporary reinterpretation of traditional cottage architecture from the region Zagorje, Croatia. The hardest part was finding the craftsmen who could lay down the straw roof and the straw facade in a traditional way but with up-to-date details, like the crossing from the roof to the vertical facade...
7.8

Tower House / Andrew Maynard Architects

Tower House is anti-monolith. Tower House is a village externally and a home internally. The clients, S+P, and their twin sons asked for a home "for community, art and nature to come together". Andrew Maynard designed them a village. Inserted deftly into a suburban streetscape, the playful additions and alterations of the Tower House are a surprisingly comfortable and delightful fit...
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The Mill / WT Architecture

A mill conversion designed by WT Architecture, An old mill in the Borders has been converted into a stylish holiday home, retaining much historic character. Spaces are utilitarian and durable. The timber home slots into the existing structure, rising above the original wall head with a clerestory from which light spills down. The stepping of the building introduces half levels...
7.4

Kerferd House / Whiting Architects

The Kerferd House is a back-to-basics project by Melbourne-based Architects Whiting Architects, extremely considerably like a child’s drawing of a home: rectangular-shape, pitched-roof, higher-window, featuring major-types and easy-geometry. The interior plays on primal themes of comfort and nesting, with texture and warmth foremost. Archetypal primary forms enable us to relate on a subconscious level putting us at ease instantly...
7.6

Luz House / ARQUITECTURA-G

Luz House, a single-family house born from the transformation of an existing structure in the Spanish town of Cilleros. Luz House transforms the existing house of Mrs. Luz Almeida in order to maximize natural light and provide an outdoor space. The architects used the low budget and physically tight constraints of the project to their advantage, empyting the interior of the house, arranging the new house around a central courtyard, and leaving the stone façades and rammed-earth party walls...
6.8

HOUSE house / Andrew Maynard Architects

HOUSE House by Andrew Maynard Architects has linked two terraced homes in the Richmond suburb of Melbourne, Australia, by adding a periscope-shaped extension with a special area for two generations of the same family who live next door to each other. The red cedar-clad extension sits at 90 degrees to the original Victorian terrace and includes a house-shaped graphic at street level to encourage graffiti artists to leave the timber alone...
7.3

Montee Karp Residence / Patrick Tighe Architecture

Montee Karp Residence, Malibu by Patrick Tighe Architecture, Located on a hillside site in Malibu overlooking the Pacific Ocean, this 2,200sqft home is the result of an extensive remodelling of an existing home in need of an upgrade. The front facade extends inwards to define the interior spaces creating a forced perspective, framing the extraordinary views out to the Santa Monica Bay...
6.3

Tree House / 6a Architects

This Tree house design by London-based 6a Architects is a timber-clad, curving extension to an existing 1830’s cottage. The architects used reclaimed timber to match the facades with the tree's material quality and blend the house into the surrounding garden...
6.4

Venice Canals Residence / Predock Frane Architects

Venice Canals Residence by predock frane architects is a remodel/addition for a couple and their dog in venice beach, california, adjacent to the original canals, where the body of the 1940’s bungalow that was demolished established up a set of control points for the new project...