danheap limited

15 Apr 2011

"Green" lighting without compromise Casa Maria is a recently remodelled private house in London. Built in the mid 18th century as a billiard room for the adjacent manor house, the 175m2 building was converted into a family residence in the late 1950's. The architect's vision for the space was a modern family house with a central feature acrylic piece that links the 3 floors and transmits light

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WAN Editorial

14 Mar 2011

Welcome to the first WAN Interior and Design Awards, in recognition of the very best interior and design projects from around the world. The elite panel of judges, Claire German, Managing Director of Chelsea Harbour Design Centre; Richard Doone, Director of Paramount Architects and Design;Chrystina Schmidt, Creative Director of Skandium; Victoria Redshaw, Managing Director of trend forecasting

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L’autre fabrique

03 Mar 2011

After spending more than a year looking for a suitable plot on which to build a contemporary house, a young couple without children finally opted for the renovation of a village house, inherited from a grandmother and uninhabited for several years in the village of Saint-Hilairedu-Rosier, near Saint-Marcellin, Isère and instructed French architectural team L'Autre Fabrique to undertake the

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Christopher Polly Architect

02 Mar 2011

Christopher Polly Architect's Haines House Haines House is located in the inner city Sydney suburb of Newtown, in an area that is steadily displaying evidence of gentrification in the general upgrade of the surrounding urban fabric. The immediate context is comprised of predominantly single storey attached and semi-detached residences with intermittent 2 storey dwellings and 3 to 4 storey

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Geoffrey Bradfield

02 Mar 2011

Oscar winning domicile How could one not be somewhat intimidated working for a larger-than-life Oscar-winning director? Anyone who could envision the entire city of ancient Babylon and achieve it on screen, as Oliver Stone did in his epic film Alexander, would have high expectations. Luckily, Geoffrey Bradfield is gifted with a cinematic eye and rose to the occasion for the

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