The expansion of this 1930s Outremont residence echoes the classical architectural language of this elegant residential neighbourhood. The new exterior finishing materials—hewn Saint-Marc limestone and tinned copper eaves—harmonize with those of the original structure, following an ornamental line that espouses the aesthetic canons of the era.
In the center of Kavala, a city located in the northern Greece, you can have an alternative coffee break. The black drop is a coffee shop where coffee is treated more like an experience, an urban act. A stand built of mosaic becomes an interactive space for informing and exchanging views on the art of coffee.
The design incorporates a traditional timber house with modern additions that are emphasised through timber cuboid forms (stomp boxes) both internally and externally. Bringing the courtyard forward on the site draws north light into the heart of the home, making it a focal point for the Stompbox house.
This new family home was designed to capture the views of port Philip bay whilst protect from the train line close by. Designed to be both an inward looking protected and private dwelling as well as an outward looking home,
The original homestead consisted of two houses, a log cottage and a stone barn, forming an L-shape an set naturally in a remote meadow. To keep this balanced relation we decided to make minimum interventions on the exteriors, the main changes happen inside.
This project is a richly textured transformation of an end of terrace property in the De Beauvoir Conservation area. It was built for a young family. The De Beauvoir house is located in the middle of a specific row of terrace buildings on the junction of two roads.