Northcote Mohawk House by Statkus Architecture

A contemporary take on the Californian Bungalow, this is a new 3 bedroom home on a decent sized Northcote block. Northcote Mohawk House was designed by Statkus Architecture and was first place winner of the 2015 Architeam People’s Choice Award. The owners made contact in 2013 asking for us to design and procure a residential extension and renovation to a dilapidated...

Garden House Under a ‘Hanging-Basket’ Roof / Hayhurst

Garden House is a new home, studio and gallery under a 'hanging-basket' roof for Whitaker Malem: the artist and costume-maker duo behind works by Allen Jones, fashion designers Hussein Chalayan and Alexander McQueen and numerous film costumes including Harry Potter, Batman and Wonderwoman. The previous single-storey live-work studio that Whitaker Malem had occupied since 1996 had fallen into disrepair. Located...

Whale Watching House by Dunn and Hill Architects

Designed by Dunn and Hill Architects, Whale Watching House is a single-family house with a beautiful ocean view. Description by Dunn and Hill Architects: The Whale Watching House is a re-working of a three bedroom fibro house, which sat on a point of land opposite a whale watching platform. It looked over the ocean but yet seemed to be uninterested...

Around the Corner Northcote / Statkus Architecture

Around the Corner Northcote is a renovation project completed by Statkus Architecture. Description by Statkus Architecture: The project comprised a renovation to an existing weatherboard house in Northcote. Previously rated at 1.5 stars this is now is a 5.3 star energy rated home with an extensive internal reconfiguration of spaces along with external decking & a new canopy. Once stage...

Renovation of a 22 sqm Old Flat in Taipei City / A Little Design Studio

This is a renovation project of an old flat which measures 22 sqm and 3.3m in height. Due to the high housing prices in Taipei City, the living space that young people can afford has become smaller and smaller in the last decade. Faced with such a living unit which is not spacious but still has a chance to...

House with Panoramic Ocean View in Okinawa / CLAIR Archi Lab

On the east side of Uruma-city, Okinawa, the site is situated on the hill which is 500m away from the ocean. Panoramic ocean view can be seen on the east side of the site. When standing at the site, we conceived that we had to create an architecture optimizing the beautiful location overlooking the sea. To take advantage of the panoramic...

Contemporary House

Irwin Caplan Midcentury, Seattle / SHED Architecture & Design

Irwin Caplan Midcentury, Seattle / SHED Architecture & Design

Originally designed for Irwin Caplan, the illustrator who designed the poster for the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair and cartoonist renowned for his “Famous Last Words” comic strip in The Saturday Evening Post ...