Situated on the Jurrasic Coast, the three houses by architects AR Design Studio sit above public beach Castle Cove, overlooking the Portland Harbour, an area famous for sailing and watersports.
The modest elevated house is arranged around a cylindrical living space concealed within an octagonal drum externally clad in alternating stripes of Douglas fir and cedar which are weathering to form a chevron pattern.
Disconnected, under-used and flood-prone out-buildings have been redeveloped by Architects Hamish and Lyons to give additional living accommodation for an existing house in Maidenhead.
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Grimshaw Architects & LDA Design appointed to create the first new Eden – a new ecological park near Qingdao, China. The ambition is to advance the Eden mission by establishing collaborative Eden projects with international partners across the globe. Grimshaw Architects is designing the China, Australia and New Zealand projects.
The team at AR Design Studio proposed an extension and reformation that would collect everything together in an elegant form. The modern and antique are joined by a glazed link that sits between the existing house and the new anexe.
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Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands wins architecture contest for redevelopment of Winchester’s Station Approach by The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), to solve a shortfall in modern Grade A commercial offices.
Design by ABIR architects of a 850sqm visitor centre with gallery, café, retail and community spaces. The transitional gateway design connects the museum to two new clusters of buildings facing a central entrance court. The museum holds a collection of over 50 vernacular buildings spanning almost 10 centuries.
Six design concepts go on display as part of the next stage in an architectural competition at an 18th-century Palladian house. This international design competition for architect-led design teams aims to bring the National Trust property back to life after a devastating fire.
Stanton Williams have been awarded planning permission for a new multi-purpose 900 sqm pavilion in Milton Keynes’ Campbell Park. The building will provide a space for theatre, music and dance.
Bespoke joinery using European oak forms interior design elements such as the staircase, handrails and worktops. The simple rectilinear building forms are clad in Siberian larch rainscreen cladding. A bright red door and simple yellow L-shaped hood over a feature window add focus.
The Saw-mill Shelter, located in the Architectural Association estate, was designed and built by students with the help of the school faculty and Arup engineers. Each lath carries up to two tonnes of tension, demonstrating the remarkable strength of wood.