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05.07.2014 

Backstage at the Bank of England 

On two Saturdays in July and again over a weekend in September, the Bank of England will i  ...read more

08.09.2014 

The anatomy of a building: Denys Lasdun and the Royal College of Physicians 

A unique exhibition opening on 8 September marks the centenary of the birth of one of Brit  ...read more

10.09.2014 

Designers in Residence 

This annual exhibition, which celebrates new and emerging design talent, will open 10 Sept  ...read more

13.09.2014 

The London Design Festival 

The London Design Festival is an annual event, held to celebrate and promote London as the  ...read more

Modscape suggests ambitious residence to private clients with unusual parcel of land
This conceptual house by Modscape takes living to the edge, literally. Designed for a couple as a holiday retreat, the four-storey house is attached to the face of a cliff and suspended high above the ocean in Victoria, Australia. The impetus for the project was to explore design options for an extreme parcel of coastal land in Australia. The 285 sq m home is treated as a natural extension of the cliff rather than an addition to the landscape. It utilizes Modscape’s modular design and prefabrication technologies to deliver a series of stacked modules that are anchored into the rock face using engineered steel pins. Entry to the home is through a rooftop carport and access to the house is provided by a lift that descends four storeys to connect all floors. The interiors are kept sparce to ensure that the dramatic views of the ocean and the unique spatial experience remains the foc

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