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Stalking old and new in Kew

Classic and contemporary. Old and new. Dark and light. High, high, high and a touch of low. (Is that an IKEA rug I spy in the study?) I'm not sure if this one has been styled down, pared back for the photo shoot or not. I love the steel doors in the old part of the house and the sleek lines of the modern extension when viewed against the Edwardian gingerbread cottage lines of the old. Stalking old and new in Melbourne. Link here while it lasts.

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A house in the trees

A house in the trees of Titirangi by New Zealand's mercer and mercer architects. Need I say more? 


If only I was here ...

... then my über busy day at work would be so much better. Just walking into that courtyard would bring a smile to my face. Welcome to the offices of Summerour and Associates Architects in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Fire water earth

Normally, after an establishing shot of the exterior of a house, I can't wait to drag you through the interior spaces. Today I want to linger in the outdoor rooms. Pool, patio with fire place, the site itself, the views. Breath it all in. Now it's time to go inside. Earth, water, fire. Napa Valley House by Steven Harris Architects.

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What's that hiding up there in the roof? You can't see it? Scroll down to the end of this post then you'll discover the delightful little secret this Victorian era house and its contemporary extension contains. East West House by Rob Kennon Architects.

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