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Friday
Sep192014

Casa Pacaembu

A contemporary design where the humble concrete block is the hero. Vertical spaces tied together by a sliver of white steel. A cool spot in a tropical clime. Casa Pacaembu by São Paulo based AMC - Arquitetura e Interiores.

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Friday
Sep052014

In the dog box

Three young architects quit their jobs, form their own firm, buy a cheap block of land and spend a year building their design themselves and end up in the dog box. Sorry that should read end up with an award winning DOGBOX. Design put into hands on practice by New Zealand's Patch WorK Architecture.

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Tuesday
Sep022014

Long Courtyard House

A modern extension to an inner Sydney house sees contemporary concrete and timber "boxes" provide the owners with courtyard living as well as extra living space. Love the sliding walls that open the inside to the out as well as the second garden on the roof. Long Courtyard House by Scale Architecture.

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Monday
Sep012014

Old and new

Love the mix of modern and traditional, concrete and gilt. Devonport, Auckland house renovations by McKinney + Windeatt Architects.

Saturday
Aug232014

Working on a Saturday

I may not enjoy spending my weekends working but I am thoroughly enjoying bringing you this working on a Saturday series. After all who wouldn't want to go to work when it looked this good? The Blackwood Street Bunker, an unloved 70s office building in North Melbourne given a new lease on life by Clare Cousins Architects.

  

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