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Traditional English Style Home Reimagined & Transformed into a Contemporary & Sumptuous Californian Compound

Traditional English Style Home Reimagined & Transformed into a Contemporary & Sumptuous Californian Compound

After purchasing a traditional English style home in Atherton, a young entrepreneurial couple with two children approached the Feldman design team with a vision: a dramatic transformation of the existing house and gardens into a contemporary compound that embraces...

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Acutely Sensitive to Balance: Union Bay Residence is a Vessel for Life’s Most Precious Moments

Acutely Sensitive to Balance: Union Bay Residence is a Vessel for Life’s Most Precious Moments

The gently sloping site faces south with views of the lake and Seattle. This is a light-filled home that accommodates the needs of the owner’s growing family of five and allows them to entertain comfortably.   Stuart Silk Architects created a home with an open plan,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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The Opposite of Fussy: Open & Casual Quintessential Beach Retreat In Kauai, Hawaii

The Opposite of Fussy: Open & Casual Quintessential Beach Retreat In Kauai, Hawaii

Set amidst mature palm trees, project Hale Nukumoi’s central living area is like a Swiss army knife – very simple with many ways to function. The complex is ready-made for family and friends. An indoor/outdoor lifestyle is exemplified by the home’s airy design: large...

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How Architecture Can Work Towards a Common Vision & Goal From Technical & Social Angles: The Story of Two-Families-Come-One

How Architecture Can Work Towards a Common Vision & Goal From Technical & Social Angles: The Story of Two-Families-Come-One

Spread across two main living levels as well as a basement that opens out onto the pool terrace and a rooftop level with extensive gardens, the program for project Sound House was unique in that it needed to accommodate a large family of two adults and six children....

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Rare Opportunity: 10% OFF All Plantation Shutters ONLY UNTIL Sunday 31st JULY!

Rare Opportunity: 10% OFF All Plantation Shutters ONLY UNTIL Sunday 31st JULY!

There’s good news amidst the load-shedding and winter blues: To strike that classic, chic interior look-and-feel that brings the essential element of immediate style and the function of security to your home, Plantation Shutters holds the key.     These...

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Float like a Butterfly (& Decorate Like a Dream): Elevate Your Organisation Game & Optimise Space with these Smart Storage & Display Shelves

Float like a Butterfly (& Decorate Like a Dream): Elevate Your Organisation Game & Optimise Space with these Smart Storage & Display Shelves

  Whether installed for more storage space or as a decorative wall accent to organise your essentials, Castle Timbers floating wall shelves are attractive and functional. They help you save precious floor space in homes that are short on square meterage as they...

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