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Sunken Bath Project

As the recipient of the ‘Don’t Move, Improve!’ – London’s Best Home Extensions 2017, the Sunken Bath Project is, well – a total winner! Located in Hackney, London, this ground floor apartment was truly brought to life by the sunken bath element, put in place by Studio 304 Architecture. The glass-encased tub will lift your spirits while sinking your skin into the warm depths in which it plunges, surrounded by a private backyard view of lush greenery and a twinkling night sky. Continue reading

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Saint-Andre Residence

After decades occupying a quaint plot of land in Le Plateau Mont-Royal, the Saint-Andre Residence was due for a much-needed face lift. Naturehumaine Architects took on the task, promising to give the home a contemporary extension without sacrificing the historic nature of the street-facing facade. The result is a simple, bright, and complimentary overhaul that remembers the past as it catapults into the future. Continue reading

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Slab House

I’m sure you’ve heard of slab cake, but have you ever heard of a Slab House? Well now you have! Slab House comes with a pre-fabricated concrete waffle shaped roof, with troughs and peaks providing the idyllic spot for a rooftop garden – creating a beautiful scenery from the space above the garden, and the garden trenches becoming completely out of sight within the garden space itself. Continue reading

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Hotel-de-Ville Residence

The Hotel de Ville Residence presented a tricky design problem to Architecture Microclimat: renovate an existing brick building with a modern extension that upgrades space and material without casting aside tradition. They’ve handled that transition with a steady hand, resulting in a shiny new experience that accepts the past and exposes the future to present something entirely fresh. Continue reading

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Residence McCulloch

Designing modern extensions and renovations is never easy. The architect must carefully straddle the knife edge between preservation and modernization, often a tricky magic act that requires discipline and creativity. Naturehumaine has done just that with the Residence McCulloch in Montreal, Canada, transforming an ancient brick manor into an exquisite modern mansion. Continue reading

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Brackenbury Gardens

What happens when you take a rundown, Victorian dilapidated model of a West London property, and hand it over to TIGG COLL ARCHITECTS? Beauty from ashes is what!
An urgent update was needed by the family who purchased this property, so a plan to expand and beautify the home began immediately with the demolition of the outdoor shed, along with a full width extension and an additional two storeys stacked on top of the original house for a finished project large enough for the entire family. Continue reading

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Folds

The ingenuity of bureau de change architects is a new wave of design genius, and they were recently called upon to help create a depth-defying addition to a North London 3-storey residential home. The result has taken this flat to a new dimension of open space – offering breathtaking views of nature within the Parkland Walk conservation outside. Continue reading

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Bal House

Hiding behind this shiny modern adobe posing as a brand new house hides the modest shell of what was there before. While the Bal House by Terry & Terry Architects poses as new construction, there is a bit more to the architectural story than meets the eye. A massive renovation and a new addition in every sense of the word converted what was once a vanilla Californian ranch house is now a spectacular display of light, space and material. Continue reading

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Beach House

This 5-bedroom mini-mansion set in West London, England, was a partial remodel intended to maintain the private dwelling space as a separate entity, while making the public living area a deluge of modern charm. As an Edwardian UK original, tradition was decidedly maintained within the sleeping quarters, with only minor additions made to each room. But the space where the real living goes on is where new life was brought in the form of a contemporary extension. Continue reading

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Berri Residence Extension

For a couple living in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, their passion for contemporary architecture took shape in the form of a new addition onto their existing 1940’s style duplex. The Berri residence extension (named after the street upon which it resides) is architect Naturhumaine’s way of creating a new epicenter for the home. Continue reading