TRA is an ‘interactive device’ designed by CMQ architettura which questions the traditional living habits, offering an alternative way of inhabiting a domestic space of an historical Milanese building of the early twentieth century. TRA, in particular, is a project which allows the conversion of an apartment into a polyfunctional space: an office, which hosts a local communication agency able to integrate the main living functions and facilities to be rented eventually as a B&B for short-term periods. Photography by Elisa Galluzzo
The designer’s task was to build a modern, budget-minded home that was livable and respected its rural environment. Coates Design Seattle Architects did a contemporary take on a country home: using a combination of simple, cost-effective methods to create a warm, comfortable space through clean lines and precise design. Photography by Lara Swimmer
This project designed by ArchonGroup was executed in Prishtina and was inspired by the power of women, delicacy and curiosity. The design consists of mixing pastel colors with solid shades of yellow that appear from time to time and warm the environment. Photo Credits : Arian Mavriqi
HUALUXE Hotel & Resorts designed by CCD / Cheng Chung Design (HK) is IHG’s another classic work in its exciting course of reformation, and a new international luxury hotel brand tailored to Chinese guests. Relying on IHG’s world-renowned excellent management system, it’s dedicated to providing attentive and considerate services in a new definition of Chinese hospitality centering on four principles: Chinese etiquette; status recognition; rejuvenation with nature; and enabling spaces, which offers an ideal choice for business, entertainment, family reunion and friend gatherings. Photography by Zhu Hai, Qiu Xin.
Canterbury Road is a project designed by Elenberg Fraser and is located in the leafy suburb of Surrey Hills, the luxury residences along Canterbury Road visually extend to the lush landscape of Surrey Gardens – the site is an extension of the gardens. Curated native landscaping, from a public garden fronting Canterbury Road to intimate terrace plantings, strengthens the fusion of the gardens with the built form and promotes a renewed sense of identity. Photography by Pointilism
An accomplished musician and music teacher, this client asked Coates Design to provide a special place for her baby grand piano to resonate throughout the home. The couple was intrigued with the idea of building a container house from real containers. Coates Design researched the idea – searching for a “sweet spot” that could utilize containers in a manner that required as little alteration as possible, taking advantage of their natural structural integrity. Photography by David Cohen.
Weekend House in Beskydy is a project designed by Pavel Míček Architects. An extraordinary place in the southern part of the Moravian-Silesian Beskydy. Mountain landscape with almost no other buildings nearby – with the exception of just few scattered homesteads. The plot borders on the road from the upper part and is formed by a wild mountain meadow sloping down to a wooded shadowy gully with a flowing brook. Photography by BoysPlayNice.
Tenby Mansions designed by Syte Architects is a handsome Edwardian mansion block, typical of the Marylebone neighbourhood. This flat is to be the clients’ London family home. The brief called for open living spaces and snug bedrooms. Photography by Ollie Hammick
“From the idea of Belén and Antonio, a young couple with two 1 and 3-years old kids, come up this project designed by Manuel García Asociados located in the capital of Turia. From the beginning, the challenge was to adapt the space in just something more than 90m2 following an ambitious program that meet the needs of this young family. One master bedroom with the closet and complete integrated bathroom, two kid´s bedrooms, working zone, other complete bathroom with the bath tub, living room, dining room, kitchen and a laundry room.” Photography by Diego Opazo