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As if building a house isn’t already a design and logistical challenge, imagine having to build a second one on the same sloping site, but in a way that is unobtrusive whilst mainlining its own space and privacy.
A new development project to the south of the existing building which will transform Tate Modern.The north entrance is a space that is more than simply a zone of passage. Its sloping ceiling stretches out between two mighty architectural elements: the brick tower on one side and the turbine hall on the other.
The aim of the project is to give a new and even identity to a house belonging to the same family for several generations. The original house formed by the aggregation of different interventions at different times, with different construction systems.
Korean studio Platform_a has completed a cafe with pivoting mirrored-glass doors and volcanic stone walls on Jeju, a volcanic island off the coast of mainland South Korea.The seaside venue known as Monsant Cafe is located in Aewol, an area bordering a nature reserve and home to a dinosaur theme park. The owner is rumoured to be South Korean rapper G-Dragon.
Lakeside House is a minimal lake house located in Yamanashi, Japan, designed by Shinichi Ogawa & Associates. The weekend home is surrounded by a beautifully scenic environment, which the architects were considerate in not only providing sweeping views, but creating private nooks for the residents as well.
The New Road Residence is a meticulously refurbished 1797 Georgian townhouse in Whitechapel, London, available for short and long term stays. Spanning approximately 2,851 square feet of open plan living areas and accommodation for up to six guests.
In the Japanese city Setouchi, world famous architect Tadao Ando designed a luxury hotel, connecting the richness of nature, history and culture from long past. The little city of Setouchi has become popular with the growth of its international art festival, attracting tourists from all over the world.
The loft – built inside the iconic MacRobertson chocolate factory in Melbourne‘s Fitzroy is a conversion of a gritty 250sqm brick warehouse into a family home. Architects EAT have manipulated the former industrial building into a mixture of intimately scaled family spaces and vast entertaining voids.
Originally No. 31 Carysfort Road was a mid-terrace, one bedroom dwelling, with a single storey rear return and small back garden. Our brief was to refurbish the existing dwelling and improve the connection between living areas and the limited external space, while providing as much extra floor space as possible.
Located in the thick of the Cyclades, Syros ticks all the boxes of a Greek island – the gorgeous flat waters of the Aegean, postcard perfect tableaus of little towns that cling to slopes, bijou bays and a wild sparse interior that’s changed little since the days of Homer.