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Architecture

Peninsular Pavilions: Three Piece House

This comfortable and unpretentious home by Trias is remarkably of its place and creates a compelling dialogue with the fabric of the neighbourhood. Stockton, bounded by the Hunter River on the northern edge of Newcastle, has a suburban character reflective of life on the peninsula. Despite it’s proximity to the city, this place is innately […]

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Process Architecture Designs Low-Cost Houses in Florida for Recovering Drug Addicts

American studio Process Architecture has completed four drug rehabilitation homes that had to meet stringent design requirements, including a budget of under $200,000 per dwelling. The project was commissioned by Aspire Health Partners, a healthcare provider in Orlando, Florida, that specialises in rehabilitation services for drug users. Rehab facilities have become increasingly critical in America, […]

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Shigeru Ban Designs Boutique Hotel that Winds Through Woodland in Japan

A “seamless flow” of spaces including a library, 250-tree garden and a shared social space form the heart of the Shigeru Ban-designed Shishi-Iwa House boutique hotel in Japan. The practice of the Pritzker-prize winning architect designed the 10-room resort, called Shishi-Iwa House, to be “a restorative retreat that reinforces the relationship between nature, architecture and […]

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Masonry Walls Enclose Courtyards and Living Spaces at Ritz&Ghougassian’s Melbourne Extension

Architecture studio Ritz&Ghougassian has extended a traditional Melbourne house, using a minimal material palette that sees blockwork walls left exposed both inside and out. The property in the suburb of Prahran is situated on Highbury Grove – a street lined with traditional federation-style cottages surrounded by leafy gardens. Local practice Ritz&Ghougassian was tasked with adding […]

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Black Triangle: Platform House

Responding to its tricky triangular block, this house by Studio Plus Three is an inversion of the traditional two-storey home , with a raised platform for living offering panoramic views and a genuine connection to the public realm. There aren’t too many suburbs across the country that boast convenience and charm quite like Bellevue Hill […]