Lady Peel House

rzlbd [Atelier Reza Aliabadi]

29 May 2014

The birthplace of Beatrice Lillie - the world celebrated star of English Musical comedy otherwise known as ‘Lady Peel' - has been rejuvenated, playing a brand new characted. With respect for the actress who once lived there, the house inherits her talent: to play a new role while living in the same skin. The reformation of the house, undertaken by rzlbd [Atelier Reza Aliabadi] takes a

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Net Zero Georgina Residence

Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners

28 May 2014

Buzz Yudell, principal of Moore Ruble Yudell, and his wife Tina Beebe, an architectural colourist with the firm, decided to move from a house in a large rural setting to the city in order to be close to work and within walking distance of friends and a wide range of amenities. The urban lot presented the advantages of proximity to community, yet the two wanted to create the kind of indoor-outdoor

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The Snow Apartment


23 May 2014

The Snow Apartment by penda is located in Zhangjiakou, a famous skiing region 160km North of Beijing, and offers a weekend-getaway for the client and his friends. The design of the apartment is inspired by a melting snowfield in spring, when nature slowly revives from winter and offers a contrast of cold and warm, white and colour. This atmosphere was translated into architecture by

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Central London Flat


16 May 2014

This flat belongs to an extended family of several generations from South East Asia, who regularly visit London for work and pleasure. There could be, at the same time, two families staying for two weeks holiday or just two adults in London for a few days of work. Therefore the brief for VW+BS was to create as flexible a space as possible that could accommodate a variety of functions, and be

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The Garden House

De Matos Ryan

14 Apr 2014

De Matos Ryan has completed The Garden House, a new 179 sq. m house at the far end of the rear garden of a Victorian house in Battersea, South West London. A modern family conundrum was the unexpected catalyst for the creation of the new annex - the immediate need of a newly married couple bringing two families together and requiring additional space to accommodate seven children. The practice

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