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Thursday
Jul022015

Sinuous

You know that thing I have for sinuous staircases? Still got it. By Workshop/APD.

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Wednesday
Jul012015

Like swimming in the sea

Floor to ceiling sea green tiles. A shaft of light from above. Like swimming underwater. Love! Bathroom in Kate's House by Bower Architecture.

Wednesday
Jul012015

When virtual is almost real

It's over a year ago that Kim featured the work of Russian architecture and design firm INT2 architecture and they just keep getting better and better. Actually there is only one thing to fault in this amazing Moscow townhouse. It's not real. It's a rendering. Part Scandinavian, part mid century, all computer generated ... until it's built. The colour blocking is blowing my mind. I can't wait for virtual to be made real.

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Tuesday
Jun302015

A Brooklyn row house

I seem to be finding lots of incredible renovations in New York lately. This Cobble Hill (Brooklyn) row house is a total dream, having undergone a serious makeover by architect Lorraine Bonaventura. Never mind how glorious this entire structure is, LOOK AT THOSE ORIGINAL WOOD FLOORS!!! YES!!! This row house for a busy family in Cobble Hill underwent a complete transformation over two years. Every system and surface was replaced, the structure stabilized and reinforced. The house was altered from a four family to a two family residence, a triplex with two terraces and a two bedroom apartment below. The clients are both designers and participated in design decisions throughout the process. Wherever possible, we used original materials: flooring, stair balusters and newel posts, supplementing them with vintage fixtures and antique mantels. These vintage materials contrast with an open, clean and modern space. (Photos: Houzz)

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Tuesday
Jun302015

Form and function

Anyone else notice my growing fascination with staircases? Particularly ones that sweep and turn, ones with sinuous shape. A new favourite appears simple at first but look up. Yes you need the function but enjoy the form. By b.e architecture.

And the rest of the house is pretty special too.

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