Brighton House by Rob Kennon Architects is a beach house that avoids coastal clichés in favour of streamlined place-making and robust detailing.
Designed by Arbol, this Japanese row house appears as a closed, flat form. But once inside, the interior is open and layered, filled with sunlight and fresh air.
Storybook House is the tightly organised addition to a compact, Victorian-era terrace in Melbourne. The extension is highly functional, yet not without a sense of whimsy.
To find a terrace house any larger than small is a hard task, to find two side-by-side is harder still. But the clients of Rae House by Austin Maynard Architects had just such luck.
In a neighbourhood that has a penchant for replacing period bungalows with monolithic mansions, Rose Bay House by Ricci Bloch makes virtue of spatial quality over size.
These staircases break notably from their traditional use as a humble transitional vehicle. Their form, material use, colour palette and physical presence, has allowed them to become one of the most prominent design features of the houses within which they reside.
What was old is new again in these five outstanding examples of heritage restoration projects that respond to residents’ modern needs while respecting the history of the site.
Inspired by the residents’ love of entertaining and travel, M Atelier has brought this HDB flat in Singapore to life with a unique take on the London Look.
Residents of Keraton Apartment in Jakarta bought the residence as a bare bones structure, before engaging Singapore’s Brewin Design Office for a full scope design.