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Renovation / Expansion / Extension : House

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...

Flip House / Fougeron Architecture

Anne Fougeron and her firm in San Francisco. Their Flip House reconfigures a townhouse in their home city to reconnect it to its urban and natural context. Like many houses in San Francisco , the house had to deal with various problems on the ground with its sloping topography and solar orientation. The architects have reformulated the rear of the house with its main facade with faceted glass wall custom ... Divided into three vertical panels that grow inside and out, this dynamic prism brings light and animation and spectacular views in every communal space...
7.5

Estate In Extremadura / Ábaton Architects

Spanish firm ÃBATON faced the challenge of transforming an abandoned stable tucked away on a hillside far from city infrastructure into a state-of-the-art, environmentally conscious family residence without disturbing the pristine ecological and aesthetic milieu of Cáceres, Spain...