New Zealand architect Bergendy Cooke has worked around the world. Currently based in Barcelona, with a team in New Zealand, her practice recently led a boutique, hybrid home-hotel project in Marrakech, the Maison Brummell Majorelle.
Some consider their kitchen a space for chores, but in this home, functionality is a far cry from clinical. Inspired by the native bush that weaves throughout Titirangi, the natural materiality folds – origami-like – from one surface into another to create an inviting heart of the home.
Affordability hurdles led to lateral thinking for this architect’s own home in the Tasman region of Aotearoa New Zealand. Sited on leasehold land, the small, modular house for two is relocatable and extendable.
When you’re surrounded by stunning snow-capped mountain vistas, what better thing than to craft a residence to sit back and enjoy it – Sundance Rise House by Condon Scott Architects does just that.
David Trubridge’s new book titled, The Other Way, presents the designer, writer and photographer’s journeys to some of the most beautiful places on earth in glorious images and evocative text. Most know Trubridge as a global force in design but through this book another side of the creative is revealed. The love of the land sings clear and sweet through Trubridge’s voice and, as with the siren’s song, once the voice is heard it will transfix.
While much of the world is still out of bounds and others are choosing to decrease their footprint with limited travel, the best way to get your international art fix is to visit Sydney Contemporary.
From Irving Smith Architects comes a house inspired by the form of a feather and designed for the ever-changing lifestyle of a family. Through fine detail and great thought, Feather House is a stand out, bespoke in every way to sustainably support its residents both now and in the future.