The existing house was a three bedroom Californian bungalow with a lean-to at the rear in which the owners lived for a few years before the renovation. The brief was to make the living spaces more suitable for a young family by resolving the awkward layout and providing a better connection to the outside.
This catalan house is inspired by the old farm buildings that they used to appear outskirts the historical cities centre. The idea starts from the colocation of a principal volume that would include the public spaces of the house and the other smaller volumes contain the private ones.
The big wooden box calls everybody’s attention from inside and outside of the condominium in Londrina, Brazil. The cubist house, designed for a young couple, abolished the spaces and traditional partitions.
The Muriwai house is a weekend house used by a couple throughout the year as an escape from their urban working lives, located on a steep site perched above the ocean and Muriwai beach.
BRP Energy is a consulting company, based in Bucharest, Romania. The team is made up of young people with creative ideas. We respected, understood and tried to implement their ideas in the allocated budget.
A very long, narrow site in the heart of Darlinghurst, previously a commercial garage and bounded by terrace houses on all sides, called for intelligent planning to maximise sun penetration and flexible living.