The design for this passive solar home in Northcote focuses on the client brief for a sustainable design that allows for a flexible, changing family life. The Northcote Solar Home combines high-level environmentally sustainable design with a striking roofscape, contemporary finish, flexibility and a focus on outdoors and family.
The Monbijou penthouse is located in Berlin-Mitte and is therefore in a top location. Directly at the Monbijou Park, at the river Spree and in addition it offers a spectacular view on the most important historic buildings, for example the Berliner Dom of Berlin, the new city palace or the Museum island.
This is an interior renovation project of an existing two-story timber structure house in Tokyo which was built approximately 40 years ago. The clients, a young couple and the wife’s parents, were already living here before the renovation.
The Commons, by Breathe Architecture, is situated in East Brunswick, six kilometers from Melbourne’s CBD. Clad in a chevron-patterned façade, the building is a raw and captivating piece of architecture. It’s also the prototype for a new development model, called Nightingale, which aims to transform the way that apartment buildings are financed and designed in Australia.
To add functional elements to the Capitol Hill Loft space that blended with the building’s original palette of concrete floors, zinc plated pan-decking ceiling, and blackened steel beams and railings.
This Northcote House is another in a series of houses in which we’ve employed creative means of getting sunlight into difficult spaces, while creating an uplifting feeling for the occupant. The existing house was on a narrow 6.5m wide block with neighbouring walls built on both boundaries …