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.
Very conservatively speaking, any architect would have at least one experience where they are yearning to try something – an unconventional layout, a modified detail, even a new material – only to be firmly told ‘no’ by their client.
Breathe Architecture leverages the beauty of exposed brickwork and the canny use of space to add valuable amenity to a typical Port Melbourne terrace house.
We want privacy… but we also want connection. How do Pranala Architects approach residential design within this difficult paradox?
Heralded in the industry as one of the finest designers in his field, having recently completed the renovation of his own home Jonathan Richards shares his thoughts on his work and how it has influenced his personal style.
When Singapore belatedly began to value its built heritage, the traditional shophouse suddenly became much sought-after with some stunning make-overs. Richard Ho, a specialist in conservation projects, previously carried out a beautiful renovation to a shophouse in Penang. Darlene Smyth looks at an equally elegant one in Singapore.