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Stories By Joanna

Radiator House By Hiroshi Nakamura Architects

Renowned for their abundant use of wood and nature-focussed designs, Hiroshi Nakamura Architects have created a private home with a steel exterior and an all-wood, contrasting interior in Ichikawa, in Tokyo’s neighbouring Chiba Prefecture.

Tropical Brutalism At The Slow In Canguu, Bali

The Slow is a new design hotel bridging modern and traditional elements with local stone, native wood and raw concrete to instill “tropical brutalism”. Australian owners, in partnership with a local Balinese studio, GFAB Architects, have created a contemporary island stay in the heart of Canggu, Bali.