Biophilia – Slate House Northcote: A well-proportioned, high-tech, sustainable home for a family of five that connects with nature, benefiting the residents’ health and well-being.
At the end of 2018, Maria Fradinho designs and builds her own office and home, on a 940 m2 lot, located on the outskirts of Ílhavo, Portugal. The Arch House follows the continuity of the neighbour buildings, with the main facade ensuring the alignment with the consolidated pre-existence.
The client’s family have been holidaying and sailing the waters of Manly Beach, Whangaparaoa Peninsular for four generations. Having purchased the site and classic old two-bedroom bach 15 years earlier, …
Patinated copper and bronzed iron are richly defined against the subtle uniformity of cream colored plasterwork. A clear grained Cedar scrim finished in a natural hue of pale rose add a neutral element to the overall composition.
Woven House is the pure distillation of what a house is—every detail emphasizes the basic elements and forms of a familiar residential structure while creating a cohesive design that celebrates the modern home.
The clients, part-time residents of Jackson Hole, were already familiar with the golfing community south of town when they purchased a 2.3-acre lot and approached CLB Architects about designing a legacy residence.