Big Sky Mountain Retreat Minimises Site Disturbance While Maximising Views

Big Sky Mountain Retreat Minimises Site Disturbance While Maximising Views

Situated in the heart of Moonlight Basin in Big Sky, Montana, this mountain retreat rises into the dense fir and pine trees, offering the owner family a close connection to the natural environment. With their main residence in Manhattan, the owner couple desired a...
A Journey Punctuated by the Sense of Discovery As Each Space Unfolds Into the Next

A Journey Punctuated by the Sense of Discovery As Each Space Unfolds Into the Next

With an owner’s vision for a refined retreat notable for fluid spaces and artful details, this centrally located Austin residence makes the most of its steeply sloped, leafy site in an established neighborhood. Throughout the 492-sq-metre house, the flow of spaces is...
Playful Ideas in Art, Reflection & Subtle Linking

Playful Ideas in Art, Reflection & Subtle Linking

Smac Studio and Van Rooijen Meyers Architects combine to craft a home of considered detail and refinement, capturing the personalities of those who live there. This is the third project that SMAC Studios and client have worked on together and is a double-storey duplex...
All About Creating Vistas: Pitlochry House Captures the Essence of Contemporary Living

All About Creating Vistas: Pitlochry House Captures the Essence of Contemporary Living

Fabian Architects and Make Studio (FAMA) were recently contracted to breathe new life into this home in Bakoven, Cape Town through an intervention that culminated in a complete renovation and an extension. The project saw the existing home transformed from an old and...
Material Durability, Passive Energy & Wildfire Resistance Beside an 8,000-Foot-Tall Extinct Volcano

Material Durability, Passive Energy & Wildfire Resistance Beside an 8,000-Foot-Tall Extinct Volcano

Dubbed CAMPout and designed by Faulkner Architects with NICOLEHOLLIS, this 353-sq-metre house is a courtyard driven, earth sheltered, insulated concrete ground form. Outdoor furnishings use materials and tonal qualities that further reinforce a quiet presence to allow...
A Summer Home for a German Couple of Engineers-Come-Property Developers in Camps Bay

A Summer Home for a German Couple of Engineers-Come-Property Developers in Camps Bay

Up close with three design strategies that follow through every detail: durability, minimalism and practicality, the purpose of this project was to design large enough to accommodate an extended family from both the US and Germany. The original 1980’s structure...