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Architects: Nobbs Radford Architects Location: Sydney NSW, Australia Architect In Charge: Sean Radford Design Team: Sean Radford, Alison Nobbs Assistant Architects: Trevor Black, Laura Bagnato Area: 250 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: Courtesy of Nobbs Radford Architects Structural Engineer: Partridge Structural Interiors: Nobbs Radford Architects Contractor: Yuncken Construction From the architect. It was felt important from the outset that the new works drew from the original house as a ba

Architects: Perkins+Will Location: Bethesda, MD, USA Area: 320,000 sqft Year: 2014 Photographs: Alain Jaramillo Civil Engineer: William H. Gordon Associates, Inc Electrical Infrastructure: Johnson Bernat & Associates Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing & Fire Protection: Affiliated Engineers Metro DC, Inc Structural Engineer: Cagley & Associates Jordan Honeyman: Landscape Architecture Debra Gilmore: Lighting Wiedlinger Associates, Inc.: Blast Resistance Miller Beam & Paganell

Architects: M2arquitectura Location: Barcelona, Spain Architect In Charge: Meritxell Lázaro & Mischa Essletzbichler Cost: 765 €/sqm Area: 85 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: Gerard García Vilarrasa From the architect. The project consists in the refurbishment of a typical flat from the example of barcelona, working on the elimination of the classical narrow, dark and long corridor. We make a clear separation of the day and night are, putting in the middle part a long grey piece of furnit

For this month’s Where I Work, we head to São Paulo, Brazil, the home of architect and interior designer Diego Revollo who has been blazing trails in his hometown designing warm, contemporary spaces that dreams are made of. Whether Revollo is designing apartments or houses, the attention to detail is always spot on with his keen sense of combining materials, textures, and colors. His scope goes beyond residential though, and just last year, he designed the first Armani Casa stor

Architects: People’s Architecture Office Location: Taiyuan, Shanxi, China Principal: Hezhe, James Shen, Zangfeng Design Team: Yang bin, Lian junqin Area: 450 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: Courtesy of People’s Architecture Office (PAO) From the architect. Twin boxes of the Juxing Tower Showroom are shimmering spectacles projected from a homogenous grey mass. Devices of deception, these two boxes contain an interior that visually expands beyond its physical confines – verticall

Architects: Nicolas San Architecte Location: Seysses, France Area: 90 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: Courtesy of Nicolas San Architecte From the architect. Densify a center of a village The town hall of Seysses wanted to rebuild the municipal senior citizen association premises, because it becomed too old and small. The choice of an abandoned urban plot is made, an associative room, replace clothes lines, containers and bins. The tiny size of the plot and its unique facade makes quickly r

Located within Yalding in Kent, the Trish House is clad in traditional Kentish black and white boards in such a way that creates a geometric facade full of interesting shapes. Designed by architect Matthew Heywood, the six-bedroom home sits back from the road and is surrounded by lush green gardens providing privacy. The windows provide unique views into the home, while keeping the interior nice and bright. The ground floor’s exterior is painted white while the upstairs is cov

Architects: Devyni Architektai Location: Vilnius, Lithuania Architect In Charge: Jurgita Liubartaite, Arunas Skrolis Area: 360 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: Arunas Skrolis From the architect. The very process of designing of this house was like a materialization of every architect’s dream – awesome land plot in pinewood park in the very best suburb of Vilnius, young ambitious and very demanding owners seeking for the best quality and extraordinary high-end solid house for the

Architects: Wiel Arets Architects Location: Richtistrasse, Wallisellen, Switzerland Design Team: Wiel Arets, Felix Thies, Maik Ilmer Area: 72,000 sqm Year: 2014 Photographs: Jan Bitter Collaborators: Flavio Loretz, Jörg Lüthke, Ruth Val Garijo, Virginia Angell, Anira Niso, Angela Tsang, Mikal Switalsky, Jacques van Eyck, Maron Vondeling, Christina Lotzemer Jentges, Joost Körver, Ilze Paklone, Alexandra Dobrowowolska, Boris van Eijsden, Joris Lens, Thomas Misik, Lucia Miglio, Hannes Scheut

Situated on a steep lot in Messines (Quebec, Canada), this lakefront house was built as a vacation home by Anik Péloquin Architecte. Hidden within the woods, the double-height home was designed for two nature lovers looking for a cost-effective retreat. Wishing to keep the costs down and the impact on the environment to a minimum, they built the new house on the foundation of an old chalet. A massive deck that’s partially covered runs along three sides of the new house helping

Architects: Marc Gerritsen Location: Ko Samui, Thailand Area: 587 sqm Photographs: Courtesy of Marc Gerritsen Interior Design: Marc Gerritsen Furniture Design: Marc Gerritsen Artwork: Marc Gerritsen From the architect. Photographer, architect and designer Marc Gerritsen wanted to build a house that offered an authentic living experience, a connection to the natural world and a retreat from city living. After living in taiwan and working all over asia for eight years, photographing many

Architects: O-OFFICE Architects Location: Wujiaochang, Baoshan, Shanghai, China Area: 537 sqm Year: 2012 Photographs: Likyfoto From the architect. The new EMG Shanghai Design Centre (SDI) occupies a 40-metre-long, 7.5-metre-deep long rectangular space in the north side of the ground floor of a 6-floor industrial building belong to Shanghai Automobile Corporation in north suburb of Shanghai. One could hardly associate the tedious row buildings to their current name “industrial design ce

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