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Edward Ogosta brightens Californian bungalow with Rear Window House extension

July 7, 2018 Bridget Cogley 0

Edward Ogosta Architecture has renovated a 1940s house in California with light-filled white interiors and a master bedroom extension overlooking the garden. The house, originally built in 1944, was overhauled with a glazed expansion towards the back of the lot by the local firm. Architect Edward Ogosta and his team sought to breathe new life into

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Tod Williams Billie Tsien’s Hood Museum overhaul will “knit together” its postmodern predecessor

June 28, 2018 Eleanor Gibson 0

Tod Williams and Billie Tsien’s major extension and renovation of postmodern architect Charles Moore’s Hood Museum of Art, in New Hampshire, will involve slotting in a pale brick building and covering a central courtyard. Currently under construction, the project will bring the institution to 16,350 square feet (1,518 square metres) – nearly 50 per cent larger

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Expansion of New York’s Frick Collection gains approval amid protests

June 27, 2018 Eleanor Gibson 0

The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission has approved Selldorf Architects’ renovation and expansion plans for the city’s Frick Collection museum, despite ongoing protests against the “harmful” project. Approved during a hearing yesterday, 26 June 2018, the proposal by Selldorf Architects will involve the largest overhaul of the Frick Collection since it was transformed from the home

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Geoffrey von Oeyen designs jagged-roof office addition for Malibu home

June 26, 2018 Jenna McKnight 0

American designer Geoffrey von Oeyen has created a home office in southern California that features wooden exterior walls and a highly abstracted sawtooth roof. The project, called Case Room, entailed creating a home office for a pair of attorneys living in a two-storey, late-1980s dwelling in the beach city of Malibu. The couple wanted a

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Skylights and voids bring daylight into extended Brooklyn row house

June 22, 2018 Eleanor Gibson 0

Netted balustrades, a tiled studio-cum-playroom and roof lights all feature in this renovated and extended Brooklyn home, designed by VonDalwig Architecture. The local firm overhauled the three-storey family residence in the borough’s Park Slope neighbourhood. The Extended Townhouse is long and slender, measuring 19.5 feet wide and 42 foot long (5.9 metres wide by 12.80 metres

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Studio Saxe transforms Costa Rican lodge into The Gilded Iguana surf resort

June 21, 2018 Bridget Cogley 0

Costa Rican architecture firm Studio Saxe has expanded an existing residence with hotel rooms and a pool to create a new resort in the beach town of Nosara. The lush property, now known as The Gilded Iguana, began with a single house built in 1988. San Jose-based Studio Saxe added a new 30-room hotel building, along with

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Studio Saxe transforms Costa Rican lodge into The Gilded Iguana surf resort

June 21, 2018 Bridget Cogley 0

Costa Rican architecture firm Studio Saxe has expanded an existing residence with hotel rooms and a pool to create a new resort in the beach town of Nosara. The lush property, now known as The Gilded Iguana, began with a single house built in 1988. San Jose-based Studio Saxe added a new 30-room hotel building, along with

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Eero Saarinen’s Gateway Arch museum undergoes revitalisation in St Louis

June 15, 2018 Bridget Cogley 0

A subterranean museum below architect Eero Saarinen’s iconic arch in St Louis has been renovated and expanded by three architecture firms, as part of an effort to rejuvenate the area around the monument. Formerly known as The Museum of Westward Expansion, the new Gateway Arch Museum was led by New York firms Cooper Robertson and

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Eero Saarinen’s Gateway Arch museum undergoes revitalisation in St Louis

June 15, 2018 Bridget Cogley 0

A subterranean museum below architect Eero Saarinen’s iconic arch in St Louis has been renovated and expanded by three architecture firms, as part of an effort to rejuvenate the area around the monument. Formerly known as The Museum of Westward Expansion, the new Gateway Arch Museum was led by New York firms Cooper Robertson and

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Rafael Viñoly unveils renovation and extension for art-deco car showrooms in New York

June 14, 2018 Eleanor Gibson 0

Uruguayan architect Rafael Viñoly has revealed plans to add a glazed extension and rooftop garden to a 1920s building in Manhattan, as part of a major overhaul that will create automobile showrooms and office spaces. Rafael Viñoly Architects is set to renovate 787 Eleventh Avenue, which was built in 1927 by American architect Albert Kahn

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Rafael Viñoly unveils renovation and extension for art-deco car showrooms in New York

June 14, 2018 Eleanor Gibson 0

Uruguayan architect Rafael Viñoly has revealed plans to add a glazed extension and rooftop garden to a 1920s building in Manhattan, as part of a major overhaul that will create automobile showrooms and office spaces. Rafael Viñoly Architects is set to renovate 787 Eleventh Avenue, which was built in 1927 by American architect Albert Kahn

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Manuel Herz Architects plans S-shaped extension to Senegalese hospital

June 13, 2018 Natasha Levy 0

Swiss studio Manuel Herz Architects has unveiled plans to extend Tambacounda Hospital in Senegal, with a snaking building featuring perforated brick walls. The hospital is located 400 kilometres southeast of Tambacounda, capital of the west African country. It is the region’s only major medical centre, serving 20,000 residents as well as those who travel for treatment from the nearby Mali border, and

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Converted stable and “pocket park” feature in revamped Melbourne house by Austin Maynard Architects

June 6, 2018 Natasha Levy 0

Austin Maynard Architects has created a “forever home” for a family of four, by overhauling a dilapidated horse stable, building a curved extension and planting a new garden. Called King Bill, the project involved upgrading and extending a two-storey property in Melbourne suburb Fitzroy, which forms part of a terrace built in 1850. The family asked locally based

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Feldman Architecture completes The Shack nature retreat for creative couple in California

June 4, 2018 Jenna McKnight 0

American studio Feldman Architecture has renovated and expanded a cottage just outside of San Francisco, adding a two-storey extension, a pool terrace and a garage blanketed with a green roof. The project, called The Shack, is located on a wooded property in Marin County, which is connected to San Francisco by the Golden Gate Bridge.

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Glazed extension connects refurbished Highbury house with new patio garden

June 2, 2018 Alyn Griffiths 0

Inglis Badrashi Loddo Architects has completed a single-storey extension to a Victorian house in north London, featuring a glazed wall and skylights that allow daylight to flood into a new kitchen and dining space. Local studio Inglis Badrashi Loddo Architects designed the addition to a terraced property in the Highbury area for a young family

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Lakeside cottage extension by ACDF takes cues from traditional neighbour

May 29, 2018 James Brillon 0

This extension to a Canadian cottage by Montreal studio ACDF Architecture echoes the traditional language of the original home, but executed with contemporary geometry and finishes. The new addition is dubbed La Petite Soeur – or The Little Sister – based on the references it takes from the pitched-roof home to adjoins. “The extension preserves

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Matt Fajkus creates office addition for mid-century Austin home

May 23, 2018 Jenna McKnight 0

Texas studio Matt Fajkus Architecture used wood, stucco and glass to form an extension to a 1960s dwelling on a sloped site overlooking a creek. The project, called Creekbluff Studio, entailed adding a spacious office to a mid-century-modern home that is owned by clients who work in the financial sector. The 1966 house, which is

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Edmonds + Lee overhauls slender Victorian home in San Francisco

May 9, 2018 Jenna McKnight 0

California studio Edmonds + Lee has refurbished and expanded a gabled-roof dwelling in San Francisco, transforming rooms into light-filled spaces with wood flooring and minimalist decor. Encompassing 3,000 square feet (279 square metres), the Gable House occupies a long, narrow parcel in the city’s Noe Valley neighbourhood. The residence, built in 1908, is owned by

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Eckford Chong adds blackened-timber garden studio to refurbished London house

May 8, 2018 Alyn Griffiths 0

UK architecture office Eckford Chong has renovated and extended an end-of-terrace property in east London, adding a garden studio that evokes traditional Japanese tea houses. The studio headed by Doug Eckford and Tania Chong was tasked with overseeing the internal and external renovations of the property in Walthamstow, which is occupied by a growing family.

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Martin Fenlon completes expansion of his own Los Angeles home and studio

April 30, 2018 James Brillon 0

Expanding a remodelled bungalow in Los Angeles and connecting it to an adjacent commercial building has allowed architect Martin Fenlon to create more living spaces for his family and offices for his studio. Completed over the course of almost five years, the architect conceived the Fenlon House in three phases, and built it with a

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