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Architects: Katsutoshi Sasaki + Associates Location: Okazaki, Aichi, Japan Area: 69.0 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: Courtesy of Katsutoshi Sasaki + Associates Structure Company: Tatsumi Terado Structural Studio Construction Company: Inoue construction Ltd. Site Area: 71.19m2 Built Area: 42.64m2 From the architect. A house built on a narrow strip of land of 3m wide and 21m long. For this ground that looks too long and tight, we adopted a way to construct a house by reinterpreting scale, n

Architects: Gow Hastings Architects Location: 325 Church Street, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON M5B, Canada Area: 3120.0 ft2 Year: 2013 Photographs: Shai Gil Project Team: Valerie Gow, Jim Burkitt, Hugo Martins, Janice Lee, Anne Ma Mechanical & Electrical Consultants: Enso Systems Inc. Structural Engineer: Engineering Link Incorporated From the architect. The new Paul H. Cocker Architecture Gallery, Gow Hasting’s latest upgrade to Toronto’s Ryerson University’s Department of Arch

With more and more elderly parents and 20-something children moving in with their families, it’s no surprise that multigenerational homes are becoming more popular. Having extended family around to help with the children is just what Finnish actress Vilma Melasniemi and actor Juho Milonoff wanted when they were looking for a home, so having everyone under one roof makes things easier and more fun. The family worked with Tuomas Siitonen to design House M-M that features two apart

  Halloween doesn’t have to be all about ghosts, skulls and bloody gore.  This holiday presents you with the perfect opportunity to instill happy memories in your children about family traditions.  Since decorating doesn’t come naturally to everyone, we’ve got three easy ways for you to decorate your home for Halloween.   Decorative Halloween Pumpkins Did you know that Halloween pumpkins are supposed to symbolize the need for protection from evil things?  Place pumpkins in random pla

Architects: Richard Kirk Architect Location: 545 Roghan Road, Fitzgibbon QLD 4018, Australia Area: 600.0 sqm Year: 2010 Photographs: Courtesy of Richard Kirk Architect Structural & Civil Engineers: Cardno Electrical Engineer: Aurecon Hydraulic & Mechanical Engineers: WSP Group Esd Consultant: Built Ecology Landscape Architect: PLACE Design Group Contractor: Grindley Construction Client: Urban Land Development Authority From the architect. The Urban Land Development Authority co

Architects: D·Lim Architects Location: Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do, South Korea Architects In Charge: Yeonghwan Lim, Sunhyun Kim Area: 994.0 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: Joonhwan Yoon Design Team: Ji-sun Park, Jung-ho Choi, Jeong-tae Kim, Byung-cheol Seo, Jae-sik Jung Structure: RC Structural Engineering: Seoul Structural Engineering Construction: CJ E&C Mechanical Engineering: Hitec Electrical Engineering: Hitec Civil Engineering: Saegil E&C From the architect. South Korean studio D·L

OOOOX handled the renovation of an attic apartment located in Prague, Czech Republic that was no easy task. The old building uncovered many hidden issues as the reconstruction went on and also, it’s not always easy to get a modern look in an old, period building. The result is a clean, contemporary space named the Grey Loft. The apartment features a loft space that’s reached from the bedroom via a bent metal staircase. Throughout the apartment you’ll see how the p

Architects: SHED Architecture & Design Location: Seattle, WA, USA Area: 2332.0 ft2 Photographs: Mark Woods Contractor: David Gray Construction Landscape Desgin: Urban Wilds Structural Engineer: Harriott Valentine Engineers From the architect. Located in Seattle’s Leschi neighborhood the Main Street House takes its name from the unimproved right of way and pedestrian path that bounds its site to the north. The single family house was built for a husband and wife, both geologists, ne

Architects: LAB Architecture Studio, SIADR Location: Wujin, Changzhou, Jiangsu, China Project Leader: Donald Bates, Andy Wang Area: 27.0 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: John Golling, Ryuji Miya, Borong Chen Design Architect: Peter Davidson Design Team: Dean Boothroyd, Farshad Mehdizad, Oliver Hunt, Sam Kashuk, Eugyeene Teh, Tim Fowler, Chris Chan, Kourosh Akbarza, Wynne Lim, Irene Yang, Hiker Gong, Shayne Lacy, Nick Cao, Lai Chin, Ada Ou, Ken Huang, Hummer Zheng, Nicolas Pratt, Liu Enfang (SI

Located in the Charlevoix region of Quebec, Canada, the Malbaie VIII Residence, La Grange, is a reinterpretation of a traditional barn that sits atop a ridge surrounded by a forest. Designed by MU Architecture as part of the Terrasses Cap-à-l’Aigle development, the home fits right into the rugged landscape with its barn-like shape and exterior that’s clad in white cedar planks and dark gray metal. A break in the form becomes a terrace on the top floor that lets the residents en

  Once winter ends and spring rolls around, the bright colors of sunshine and green grass are just what the doctor ordered.  As the summer winds down and fall arrives, we welcome the season with open arms.  While colored leaves fall from trees and hot cocoa is the drink of choice, we’ve got a few ways you can get your home ready for the popular Halloween holiday just by changing a few accents.   Deepen the Comfort Level Dark interiors don’t have to be lifeless and uninviting.  Choose

Architects: A+D Proyectos Location: Las Condes, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile Architects In Charge: Max Ibáñez, Claudio Labarca Area: 260.0 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: Courtesy of A+D Proyectos Construction: A+D Proyectos From the architect. MIL House is located in the pre Andean Mountain, minutes from the center of Santiago, well connected to the wildlife with an architecture that takes advantage of generating views of the native forests in a natural mountain stream. The terra

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