Displaying posts labeled "Wood"

In the dog box

Posted on Fri, 5 Sep 2014 by midcenturyjo

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.

Heaven has a name

Posted on Mon, 1 Sep 2014 by midcenturyjo

… and it’s Scrubby Bay. Nestled between the rolling hills of Annandale, a working farm and luxury holiday escape east of Christchurch, New Zealand, is a private guest house for 14. Remote, luxurious, magical. The subtle beauty of the design by architectural firm Pattersons only enhances the experience of this very special slice of paradise.

And to match this spectacular scenery and outstanding design is the photography by Simon Devitt.

WE Design

Posted on Fri, 22 Aug 2014 by midcenturyjo

Spotted this powder room on Remodelista and I knew I had to see more of the house. What is it about subway tile, dark grout and the warm, golden hue of wood that gets me every time? Add in a hint of copper or pipe used for anything other than carrying water and well, I’m weak at the knees. Greenpoint Townhouse by Brooklyn based multidisciplinary design and construction firm WE Design.

Up and down the house of stairs

Posted on Wed, 6 Aug 2014 by midcenturyjo

Up and down and round and round. Multilevel living spiraling up a set of stairs. Each floor level differs by only 75 cm from the previous one and for now offers 10 levels of continuous space. Stair House in Almelo, the Netherlands by Onix.

Secret

Posted on Wed, 23 Jul 2014 by midcenturyjo

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.