Residential

Karakoy Loft

Ofist

25 Sep 2014

Karakoy Loft is a 180 sq. m penthouse located in the heart of Istanbul, belonging to a bachelor aged 45. The location of the house as well as the personality, lifestyle and needs of the client were the main considerations for Ofist, the design office in charge of the penthouse's reconstruction. The client's outdoors pursuits were a particularly key drive when choosing materials to create a space

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Harbour Edge House

Fearon Hay Architects Ltd.

24 Sep 2014

Harbour Edge House is Auckland-based Fearon Hay Architects' latest project. The existing villa was built in 1910 and is one of Auckland's early waterfront homes sited on the inner Waitemata Harbour. The architects responded to the requirements of modern living through a rework and extension of the structure in order to create a direct connection to the park-like landholding and coastal outlook

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Reinventing Palm Beach Style

Les Ensembliers

24 Sep 2014

With its subtle play on contrasts, connections, and harmonies, the interior design of a Florida villa by Les Ensembliers reinvents Palm Beach style. "We worked closely with our client to achieve this result," explains Richard Ouellette, designer and founding partner of Les Ensembliers. "She has developed a sharp eye for updating classic designs and turning yesterday's elegance into a

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Interior for Students

Ruetemple

23 Sep 2014

This project was undertaken for the NTV Broadcasting Company ‘COTTAGE SOLUTION'. The clients asked Russian architects Ruetemple to design a room for two students, brother and sister, plus provide an area for work and also one for recreation.   Ruetemple's concept was simple: keep the work area fixed but make the recreation area dynamic and flexible. This was achieved with a cube

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Gabriel Apartment

Atelye70

16 Sep 2014

The Gabriel Apartment was recently renovated by Atelye70, who wished to respect the unique history of the building, one that connects Italy, to Turkey, to Istanbul.   The building is located on Pera's hill, near to the famed Galata district (The Genoese enclave). From the second half of the 19th century the area was overwhelmed by Italian architects, artists and decorators, later kas the

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