Studio 13 by Street & Garden Furniture Co.

Australian firm Street & Garden Furniture Co. have renovated their office, an ex-warehouse space in Brisbane creating “A great place to hand out”. Considerations included where to place games tables, sound system, bar and balconies for Fridays afternoons and entertaining clients. The play of light though voids, derived from classic computer games, cherry blossoms and dappled light, create impromptu patterns day and night. Externally street art was commissioned to bring further life into Read more [...]
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Limes Hotel by Alexander Lotersztain

With only 21 rooms the Limes Hotel is an intimate and friendly hotel designed by Alexander Lotersztain and the first in Australia to be a member of Design Hotels. Located in Fortitude Valley, known for its trendy cafes, shops, bars and restaurants, the Limes Hotel has been created to include a completely open air roof top bar and roof top cinema (in hibernation for winter). The 21 rooms to cater for the independent traveller have a modern and warm atmosphere unencumbered by excessive ornamentation. Read more [...]
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Glenburn House by Sean Godsell Architects

Sean Godsell Architects projected the Glenburn House, located in Glenburn, Australia, looking like a ship slicing through swells of earth. Flexible steel grilles, which can be adjusted to balance insulation and views, create a perfect box wrapping the house in a second skin. The house can be entered via the garage or through the formal entry, which cuts through the plan along a central axis and leas to another opening on the other side of the building. The living and dining space faces Read more [...]
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Klein Bottle House by McBride Charles Ryan

The Klein Bottle House designed by McBride Charles Ryan is located in the town of Rye, just outside Melbourne, Australia. The house is described by complex shapes and spaces that revolve around a central courtyard with a grand regal stair connecting all the levels. Via materialicious Read more [...]
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Huski by Elenberg Fraser

Huski, designed by Elenberg Fraser, is an apartment building, produce store and dayspa complex located at Falls Creek in the Victorian highlands. The pure yet complex patterns combined with the influence of Australian timber, alpine huts and the alpine resorts of Europe and the United States provided the basis for the resulting architecture form. The concave and convex window penetrations of the north facade emphasise the dynamic quality of the building both in plan and elevation, manipulating Read more [...]
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Tattoo House by Andrew Maynard Architects

Andrew Maynard Architects projected this beautiful extension to an existing three bedroom house in Fitzroy North, a suburb in Melbourne, Australia, to provide new living and kitchen space for a growing young family. The form is a simple box, were every element needed to perform multiple functions for maximum return, hence the kitchen bench becomes part of the stair. The supergraphic tree creates playful and ever-changing shadows across the interior spaces and is composed of images taken Read more [...]
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Lookout Tower by Avanto Architects

Avanto Architects designed this lookout tower located on a cliff of the Korkeasaari Island with spectacular views of the sea and the city of Helsinki. The free form is inspired by its natural setting: it follows the existing low stone wall and skirts around a small birch grove. The load bearing grid-shell structure consists of 72 battens bent and twisted on site from seven preformed types. Over 600 bolted joints hold the shell structure together. Read more [...]
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Qantas First Lounges in Sydney and Melbourne by Marc Newson

Qantas First Lounges Sydney Australian airline Qantas has opened Qantas First Lounges in Sydney and Melbourne international airports, designed by Marc Newson. The Lounges are exceptional retreats offering unsurpassed levels of comfort, service and luxury, complete with day spa, restaurant, library, private work suites and concierge service. You can take a virtual tour of the Sydney and Melbourne First Lounges at Qantas web. Qantas First Lounges Sydney Qantas First Lounges Sydney Read more [...]
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