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Tres Birds uses timber and metal to create ADU alongside Boulder home

January 19, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0
Boulder ADU by Tres Birds

Smart systems and salvaged materials feature in an accessory dwelling unit by architecture firm Tres Birds that city officials have designated as low-cost housing. The project is located in Boulder, which sits in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and is home to a major university and growing tech industry. Built on a 2,100-square-foot (195-square-metre) property

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Atelier Data converts Portuguese mill into bright white holiday home

January 19, 2022 Jon Astbury 0
Casa Cabrita Moleiro pictured at night

White forms with geometric cut-outs have been inserted into the walls of a former granary mill to create this coastal holiday home in Portugal’s Algarve region, designed by architecture studio Atelier Data. Named Casa Cabrita Moleiro, the home occupies the former site of the Cabrita Mill. Once operated by the owner’s grandfather, the mill had since

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Iceberg Residential Building / rundzwei Architekten

January 18, 2022 Pilar Caballero 0

rundzwei architects have closed a narrow gap in Berlin-Moabit with a residential building in wood-hybrid construction. Facing the street, the “iceberg” with its light aluminium façade appears urban and cool. The south-facing courtyard side with external access offers maximum openness, lots of light and generous balconies. The low-energy house was built largely from recyclable materials and makes optimal use of the small plot: Thus, 11 low barrier rental flats were created on only 100 m² of floor space.

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Paritzki & Liani Architects builds triangular house with white stone walls

January 18, 2022 Amy Frearson 0
Pointed corner of IS House by Paritzki & Liani Architects

Paritzki & Liani Architects has completed IS House, a family home near Tel Aviv featuring a triangular floor plan and a minimalist stone and glass facade. Tel Aviv-based Paritzki & Liani designed the two-storey property in Savyon for a couple with three teenage children. The building’s angular design responds to an unusually shaped site slotted

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Milan’s L’Innesto development to provide net-zero social housing

January 18, 2022 Rima Sabina Aouf 0
Render of public square at L'Innesto development in Milan showing a Circular Economy District sign on a building on the left and mid-rise buildings in the background

Architecture studio Barreca & La Varra has designed a social housing project for Milan called L’Innesto, which will be carbon-neutral and encourage community self-management through shared spaces. L’Innesto Milan is one of the winners of the Reinventing Cities global urban development competition, and Barreca & La Varra is aiming to make it the first zero-carbon

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Chunky staircase features in Farleigh Road renovation by Paolo Cossu Architects

January 17, 2022 Amy Frearson 0
Staircase and bookshelves in Farleigh Road renovation and extension by Paolo Cossu Architects

An extra-wide oak staircase doubles as a piece of furniture in this renovation of a Victorian terrace in east London, designed by Paolo Cossu Architects. The Farleigh Road project involved remodelling a four-storey house that had previously been subdivided into two separate properties, to create a spacious home for a family. The lower level had

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Luke McClelland gives Georgian apartment in Leith a modern update

January 16, 2022 Natasha Levy 0
Lounge with wooden dining table and grey rocking chair in front of portrait illustration in 19th-century Leith apartment designed by Luke McClelland

Scottish architect Luke McClelland has transformed a dark and ill-conceived apartment in Edinburgh’s port area of Leith into a bright and contemporary home. The ground floor flat, which dates back to the early 19th century, had been rented out for more than a decade before being purchased by its current owner. As a result, its

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Luke McClelland gives Georgian apartment in Leith a modern update

January 16, 2022 Natasha Levy 0
Lounge with wooden dining table and grey rocking chair in front of portrait illustration in 19th-century Leith apartment designed by Luke McClelland

Scottish architect Luke McClelland has transformed a dark and ill-conceived apartment in Edinburgh’s port area of Leith into a bright and contemporary home. The ground floor flat, which dates back to the early 19th century, had been rented out for more than a decade before being purchased by its current owner. As a result, its

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Pink concrete covers “fun house” on English coast by RX Architects

January 16, 2022 Lizzie Crook 0
Pink coastal house

British studio RX Architects referenced Mediterranean beach houses when designing Seabreeze, a coastal holiday home in East Sussex that is covered in smooth pink concrete. Located on Camber Sands beach in England, the dwelling is designed for a couple with three children who wanted to replace a house that previously occupied the site. Provided with

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Ten modernist living rooms that celebrate minimalist open-plan interiors

January 16, 2022 Jane Englefield 0
Modernist apartment in Brazil

Open-plan layouts, functional and adaptable furniture and minimalist designs are some of the trademarks of modernist interiors. For our latest lookbook, we’ve collected 10 living rooms that evoke the style. Modernism emerged as an architectural movement in the 1930s and has influenced the pared-back appearance of many interior design projects ever since. Among the renowned

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