GRT Architects revitalises mid-century house in Upstate New York

April 30, 2019 Bridget Cogley 0
Croton on Hudson House by GRT Architects

New York firm GRT Architects has used a simple palette to offset the existing details of this mid-century house in New York’s Hudson Valley, which it overhauled for the architect’s grandchild. The single-storey Croton-on-Hudson House was completed in the 1960s by the client’s grandmother – who was one of the first female graduates of the architecture

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the self-sustainable micro-home launches in the US

April 30, 2019 macnadusa 0

after successfully launching in several european countries, slovak company ecocapsule will have its official launch in the united states. the launch will take place during NYCxDESIGN 2019, new york’s annual design festival held from may 10th – 22nd, in the heart of new york city: times square. all images © ecocapsule     conceived by […]

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Airbnb’s Samara hires Apple industrial designer to join housing initiative

April 30, 2019 Eleanor Gibson 0
Miklu Silvanto

Airbnb’s offshoot design studio Samara has hired Apple industrial designer Miklu Silvanto to join the company’s housebuilding initiative. Silvanto will move from Apple’s industrial design department to lead the industrial and interaction design team at Backyard – an enterprise that Samara launched last year to devise new ways to design, build and share homes better

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Scandi House / Lifespaces Group

April 30, 2019 Paula Pintos 0

The Scandi House features pared back, simple geometric forms that evoke Scandinavian precedents. The gabled roofline coupled with sympathetic use of Australian timber results in a focused and deliberate façade. Little is revealed to the street, but behind the finely battened entry gate, the house opens up to a large, dynamic space and draws in the outside.