BEFORE and AFTER – The Pirajá House Transformation By Estudio BRA

March 8, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Maíra Acayaba   Estudio BRA Arquitetura have transformed a house in Sao Paulo, Brazil, that dates back three family generations of the same family. The original house had overly compartmentalized spaces with low lighting and a low ceiling, which did not meet the expectations of the young couple that would now live there.   Here’s […]

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A 100 Year Old Australian Worker’s Cottage Was Given A New Life By Altereco Design

March 5, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Nikole Ramsay   Altereco Design completed the renovation of a hundred-year-old worker’s cottage in Yarraville, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, for their clients who wanted to leave as small a carbon footprint to their new home as possible.   During the process of the renovation, the environmentally conscious owners painstakingly removed decayed and dilapidated […]

Before And After – A Victorian Townhouse Redesign In North London

January 30, 2018 Erin 0

  LLI Design have recently completed the contemporary redesign of a Victorian townhouse in Highgate, a residential area of North London. Stepping inside, the designers reinstated the stained glass in the fan light window above the front door and side window, bringing light, color, and texture into the hallway.   On the main floor of the home, […]

Lebanese snack bar and bakery in Montreal features an array of ash wood furniture

December 23, 2017 Eleanor Gibson 0

Architect David Dworkind has designed and built a variety of ash wood tables, benches and stools to accommodate as many diners as possible at this narrow cafe in Montreal, which serves Lebanese snacks and baked goods. The concept of the casual Lebanese eatery Jouney is the brainchild of Patrick Abdelahad, who named it after his hometown Jounieh –

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Before & After – A Contemporary Renovation For A Family Townhouse In London

November 9, 2017 Erin 0

  LLI Design have recently completed a total redesign and refurbishment of a multi-storey townhouse in Highgate, a neighborhood of London, England, for their clients, who wanted a contemporary family home that would be colorful and practical.   The overhaul of the property began on the ground floor, where the designers increased storage space by creating a custom joinery […]

Rar Studio renovates an apartment in Álvaro Siza’s Terraços de Bragança

October 29, 2017 Ali Morris 0

Portuguese office Rar Studio has renovated an Álvaro Siza-designed apartment in Lisbon to create a brighter and more spacious interior. Apartment AMC is located in Lisbon’s Chiado district in one of the blocks that make up Álvaro Siza’s Terraços de Bragança development – a housing complex completed by the architect in 2004. “Working within the scope of

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This 1962 Ranch-Style Home In Texas Was Given A Contemporary Update

October 17, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Patrick Y. Wong   co(X)ist Studio have designed the remodel of an original 1962 ranch-style house in Austin, Texas, and as part of the renovation, they’ve created an addition that splits the rectangular house to create a ‘Y’.   Here’s a look at the before photos… Photography by co(X)ist Studio And here’s a look […]

A Contemporary Redesign For A Mid-Century Home In Los Gatos, California

September 28, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Joe Fletcher   Mark English Architects have recently completed the renovation and an addition to an existing single-family, mid-century hillside home in Los Gatos, California.   Photography by Joe Fletcher Welcoming you to the home is an entry with a colorful, cast glass, translucent window, that’s an original element to the home. Photography by Joe […]

A Contemporary Redesign For A Mid-Century Home In Los Gatos, California

September 28, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Joe Fletcher   Mark English Architects have recently completed the renovation and an addition to an existing single-family, mid-century hillside home in Los Gatos, California.   Photography by Joe Fletcher Welcoming you to the home is an entry with a colorful, cast glass, translucent window, that’s an original element to the home. Photography by Joe […]

This Mid-Century Modern House In North Carolina Received A Fresh Update

August 8, 2017 Erin 0

Photography © Keith Issacs   Architecture firm in situ studio have updated a well-loved, 1960’s, low-sloped ranch house in Raleigh, North Carolina, and turned it into a bright and welcoming family home.   The original mid-century house had fallen into disarray, with various parts of the house having been reconfigured in a random way, and a very […]

Zen Architects Transformed A 1960’s Warehouse Into A Family Home

July 31, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Emma Cross   Zen Architects have transformed a 1960’s warehouse in Melbourne, Australia, into a comfortable and energy efficient family home that re-uses the existing building as much as possible.   Throughout the home, original elements like the light fittings, sprinkler pipes, doors, cladding and roof sheeting have all been kept and help to create […]