Faceted House

Paul McAneary Architects designed the remodeling and extension for an Edwardian terrace house located in Hammersmith, London. Here is the project description: This three bedroom two story house was in a decrepit state and in need of considerable refurbishment and modernization. The client asked for a contemporary design and functionality and he also expressed the desire to be able to perceive the garden as a continuation of the domestic space rather than “the outdoor”. The concept driving Read more […]
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House in Higashi-Matsubara

Ken’ichi Otani Architects projected the renovation and extension of an eighteen-year-old house for two families in Setagaya, Tokyo. Here is the project description: This is a renovation and expansion project of an eighteen-year-old house for two families. Only the part for the young family was renovated with an addition. The house is located in a reasonably good residential area of suburban Tokyo. The site has a good garden with abundant trees on the south side. A tall orange tree provides Read more […]
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Mapledene Road House Extension

Platform 5 Architects designed the extension of this house situated in Mapledene Road, a conservation are in Hackney. The property had been stripped of virtually all its period features and had become run down and used as a “crack den” leaving it ripe for modernisation. The cellular ground floor was opened up and extended to the rear to allow the spaces to flow into each other and to the garden. The kitchen and patio areas are unified by a concrete floor and London stock brick garden wall. Read more […]
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Wooden House Extension by Wim Goes Architectuur

Wim Goes Architectuur designed the beautiful extension to this residence located in the tiny hamlet of Bachte-Marie-Leerne, in the Flemish district of Belgium. The wooden addition sits above a new wine cellar and extends partly over the pond. The intentional, unpretentious simplicity with functional clarity, results in stark beauty with Japanese-Finnish undertones. An elegant facade made form slim strips of wood encompasses both visual and structural grace. Via The Cool Hunter Read more […]
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Country House Extension by Hidalgo Hartmann Arquitectura

Hidalgo Hartmann Arquitectura projected a third building for a country house located on the end of a valley, laid aside a slope, in La Garrotxa, Spain. The new annex is separated from the main building, creating a cut in the ground that becomes the distribution hall to the three different buildings, uniting the spaces at ground level and providing daylight through the soft ramp on the other side of the entry. The three volumes remain separated on the first floor, suggesting the image of Read more […]
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House H by Bevk Perovic Arhitekti

Bevk Perovic Arhitekti designed the extension for the House H, located in a residential neighborhood of Rozna, Slovenia. The new pavilion is an extra living room which works as a mediator between the house and the garden. Distanced from the house and raised from the ground, it works as a space “in between” that floats above the ground despite the heavy concrete structure. The broken roof is dictated by the views opening to the greenery outside. The structure of polished white concrete appears Read more […]
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The Slat House by Turner Castle

Turner Castle designed the extension of a small semi-detached family home in Blackheath, London. The modular timber extension wraps around the house and peeps through the adjacent trees of the rear garden and provides access onto the side terrace. The extension provides a fourth bedroom and a second bathroom on the first floor. The ground floor has been dramatically reorganized providing a new playroom and a library. The kitchen and the dining are is re-housed in the extension and benefits Read more […]
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Alan Family House Extension by NMDA

Neil M. Denari Architects designed this spectacular house extension for a creative and democratic couple with three daughters. The new design leaves half of the house for the daughter’s bedrooms and incorporates the other half plus new extensions in front and back into a public zone and a private bedroom for the parents. This strategy amounts to a new five meters wide linear house being inserted into the existing house. Multi-toned, bright colors accentuate the new pieces which suggests 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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Royal Ontario Museum Extension by Daniel Libeskind

On June 2, the Royal Ontario Museum inaugurated the new addition projected by Daniel Libeskind, the Michael Lee-Chin Crystal. The new extension provides dynamic new architecture, the creation of a great public attraction and 9.000 square meters of new exhibition space. Located on one of the most prominent intersections in downtown Toronto, Canada, the museum becomes a dynamic center for the city. Read more […]
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