K2 House

Melbourne City, Australia – FMD Architects Built Area:     114.0 m2 Year Built:     2017 Photographs:    Peter Bennetts Back in 2008, the architects have designed K2 House, a pad fit for a young bachelor. Nearly a decade later, the firm was tasked to make some changes to the design. The clients wanted to upgrade […]

Kutscherhaus

Vienna, Austria – smartvoll Area:     35.0 m2 Year Built:     2017 Photographs:    Dimitar Gamizov Kutscherhaus is the result of a renovation project done to a space that once belonged to a coachman. It’s a small house  located at the back of Vienna’s museumquartier and has existed for at least 100 years. The 35-square meter apartment […]

Armadale House

Melbourne, Australia –  Robson Rak Architects, Made By Cohen Built area:    150.0 m2 Year built:    2013 Photographs: Shannon McGrath Armadale House is a renovation project on a small, dark, and old Victorian house. Today, there exists an open-plan kitchen, spacious living area, and connecting courtyard. The end result is a house that is stylish, bright, […]

CCC House

Caniço, Portugal –  Mayer & Selders Built area:    180.0 m2 Year built:    2017 Photographs: Dirk Mayer CCC House is an old Madeiran house that underwent renovation but has still retained its traditional design. Today, despite the modernized facelift, it symbolizes the harmonious relationship between the old and the new. An extension was added to the […]

Brick House

Annandale, Australia –  Bastian Architecture Built area:    79.0 m2 Year built:    2015 Photographs: Justin Aaron Brick House is a renovation and extension project of an old worker’s cottage. The old wall was made out of bricks. Because of this, the architects decided to use the same material throughout the house. The bricks used in the project […]

Dark Light House

Melbourne, Australia –  MRTN Architects Built area:    150.0 m2 Year built:    2017 Photographs: Tatjana Plitt The original Dark Light House was built in the 1960s as a holiday home. Understandably, the current owner wanted to give the house an upgrade. They wanted to make some additions to accommodate the needs of a modern family. However, the […]

Allen Key House

Sydney, Australia – Architect Prineas Project Year :    2016 Developed Area :    220.0 m2 Photographs :     Chris Warnes Budget constraints often force architects to cut down on something. But this addition to the Allen Key House doesn’t look like there were any constraints from the get-go. Charming and quaint in design, this […]

Maison Leguay

Bois-Colombes, France – Moussafir Architectes Associés Project area: 232 sqm Project year: 2005 – 2011 Photographs: Courtesy of Jacques Moussafir, Gilles Poirée Harmony is always a challenge in a renovation project that also involves adding an extension to an old structure. In order to preserve the authenticity of the original structure, the transition from the […]

The White House

The White House - Exterior

Isle of Coll, Inner Hebrides – WT Architecture Completion Date: June 2010 Photography: Andrew Lee Click on any image to start lightbox display. Use your Esc key to close the lightbox. You can also view the images as a slideshow if you prefer 😎   If you liked this project, you will also like viewing […]

The Queens Park Residence

The Queens Park Residence - Sydney, Australia

Sydney, Australia – CplusC Architects and Builders Photographer: Murray Fredericks Click on any image to start lightbox display. Use your Esc key to close the lightbox. You can also view the images as a slideshow if you prefer 😎 If you liked this, you will also like viewing …

Barrier Island House

Renovate or rebuild?

Vero Beach  Florida  USA  –  Sanders Pace Architecture Built Area:     2,400 sq ft  (222 m2) Year Built:     2011 Great site and views and surrounded by friends and long-standing neighbours, the original intent was to refurbish the existing but tired,1950’s home. But as is so often the case, the economics of major […]