Understand a Legacy’s Level of Persistence and Step Inside This Precious Neighbourhood’s Historic Renovation

Understand a Legacy’s Level of Persistence and Step Inside This Precious Neighbourhood’s Historic Renovation

  Every moment can be elevated by its environment. Pac Heights (or Pacific Heights for long) is one of the most prestigious and elegant neighbourhoods in San Francisco. It became the home for many of the nouveau riche in the late 1800s when the cable cars made...
Good Things Take Time: Imagine the Result 13 Years After Designing One of the Most Significant Gardens in Connecticut

Good Things Take Time: Imagine the Result 13 Years After Designing One of the Most Significant Gardens in Connecticut

  It appears wiser than ever these days to heighten our human experience of the natural world and one way to do so is to design emotive, varied, immersive public spaces that beautifully integrate built form, sophisticated horticulture, fine art detailing, and...
Towering Oak Trees in California’s ‘Horse Country’ Inspire a Contemporary Farmhouse Vision that Comes to Be

Towering Oak Trees in California’s ‘Horse Country’ Inspire a Contemporary Farmhouse Vision that Comes to Be

  Woodside is a small town in San Mateo County, California on the San Francisco Peninsula. It’s home to many horses and is among the wealthiest communities in the United States. Turning off one of its busy roads, a pair of house hunters drove over a bridge...
Bathe in Privacy and Blend in on the Edge of an Extreme Hawaiian Landscape

Bathe in Privacy and Blend in on the Edge of an Extreme Hawaiian Landscape

Situated along a rugged stretch of coastline, this getaway family retreat embraces the spirit of Mauka-Makai – the symbolic flow of lava from mountain to sea. This site in Manini’owali Beach, loosely referred to by islanders as Kua Bay in Kona, captures the...
Structural Illusions Accent Discretion and Topography in Cape Town

Structural Illusions Accent Discretion and Topography in Cape Town

The idea of a pavilion typology informed this boutique project where the structure is kept to the minimum, materiality is celebrated, and spatial boundaries are blurred. The morphology of the cottage is brought to life by two, thin floating planes stacked on top of...
A Los Angeles Hillside’s Self-Contained Oasis

A Los Angeles Hillside’s Self-Contained Oasis

Principles were adopted from the site’s neighbour – Stahl House – and the ground-breaking Los Angeles Case Study Houses, which were built between 1945 and 1966. The generous allocation of outdoor space here maximises the potential of the liveable climate, reconnecting...