Rumaisa is a 4 Bedroom Duplex designed by Atreyee Handique of Whitesky and its located in Riverside Drive in Nairobi, Kenya. The general style is modern classic with tone on tone neutral colour scheme. Photography by Whitesky
The Compound designed by Javelin Block was a Multi RIBA award winning restoration project – a 10,000 sq. ft former textile factory converted into a multifunction creative space used by some of the leading players in the film, music and media industries. Features include bridges, balconies, mezzanine floors, a 25 seat cinema, speakeasy bar, art studio and three self-contained living spaces across multiple levels. Photography by TOM BIRD.
Located in a residential area in West Jakarta, Indonesia, this house occupies a 300 sqm plot of land. Inhabited by a small young family with 2 kids, it was made with careful attention to owner’s family activities during the course of the day. Don Pieto and Henny Suwardi of DP+HS Architects emphasize interlocking space to connect different activities between spaces.
In a former warehouse, i29 interior architects realized this 600 m2 house including 3 bathrooms, 4 bedrooms and a large open living area. A simple material palette of concrete, white walls and rough oak wood matches the industrial space. Custom designed cabinets throughout the house function as both storage as well as separation walls.
Brasilia is a modernist city that is often compared to an open-air museum of Oscar Niemeyer’s works. It is in this context that Debaixo do Bloco Arquitetura operates and where the architect Clay Rodrigues creates an art gallery in an old hospital building.
Situated in a former garage, this loft designed by Teresa Sapey was fully refurbished and divided into two main areas: a public one and private living space. With more than 500 square meters the most complicate issue was to give light to an old and dark space like this.
The Lafayette Loft, designed by Lang Architecture is a 4,000 SF full floor loft with 4 solar exposures. All existing walls were removed, making way for a new 4 bedroom layout. New systems were installed, existing steel structure was stripped and exposed, existing factory strip maple was refinished, and masonry vaults were plastered smooth and highlighted as defining elements throughout the loft.