Black House is a new build house in Kent by architects AR Design Studio. The contemporary property is influenced by historic and modern buildings of Kent. A retired engineer and Conran interior designer, the clients, chose to move from a 15th century Tudor house and build a contemporary dream home in their garden.
Architects: Ramón Esteve Estudio
La Calma House is placed in a small town close to Barcelona. Its site is located in a forest area with a very steep slope and an abundance of pine, oak and olive trees.
Add-ons giving larger, more open kitchen spaces with loads of light and great garden views are transforming homes.
Where once kitchens were small spaces to be concealed, people now love to have large, open cook spaces that form an important part of living.
Design: Davide Macullo Architects
The design is like a constellation of points, each one’s luminosity defining our priorities, corresponding to the ambitions of those who live within it and is an interpretation of the spaces that embrace the joys of life.
Design: C.F. Møller Architects
Villa Rypen is a single-storey detached home located on the edge of a forest in Aarhus. Inspired by the unique site, the forest is invited in, and the house extends its terraces to reach out to the forest’s tall trees, and also to the garden.
Dream villas by the sea in Tuscany and Liguria, including a luxury property in Forte dei Marmi that was owned by the daughter of writer and Noble Prize winner Thomas Mann. Exclusive waterfront residences from Portofino to Santa Margherita Ligure and Palmaria Island.
Design: GM Architects with architect Andreas Vassilaros
Reconstruction of a private villa on this Cycladic island by Galal Mahmoud. The design studio focused on the exteriors of the residence, turning terraces into lively outdoors spaces but protected from the strong Mykonos wind.
Barretts Grove is a characterful building designed by Amin Taha + Groupwork using brick, wood and straw. Inside, the building holds a series of well-lit apartments; each with a wicker basket balcony sticking out from the facade.
Design: Madeleine Blanchfield Architects
This 6-bedroom New South Wales waterfront property is spread over 3 levels. The social spaces in the house are elevated – living, kitchen and dining – whilst the lower level’s private spaces open onto the garden and sea view.
If you’re looking into doing a loft conversion, but aren’t feeling inspired by the ideas you’ve seen so far, read on. In reality there are many and various solutions for loft conversions; they can be imaginative, creative and uplifting, not just a ‘box on a roof’. Don’t accept the norm – explore what’s possible and get a fantastic loft space.
Design: AD Architecture
Hidden in a distant coastal village in Shantou, Gray Box is an addition project to a rural self-built house. AD Architecture gives it a different definition. Minimalism and pureness of black white and gray add a unique landscape to this self-built house.
Architect: Sigurd Larsen
Sorte Hus is an innovative and affordable single-family residence in Copenhagen; it combines intelligent use of prefabricated materials thereby keeping the costs down, while utilizing a simple spatial composition to maximize usable room.
Architect: Sigurd Larsen
Natural light is an essential element when you build in the Scandinavian countries. Indirect light has a beautiful cold blue color that reminds you that you are close to the sea.