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12-Micron, draws on the colours and tones of the spotted gum with an irresistible palette of dusky pink furniture, muted grey stone, blond timber tables, bark-like leathers and earthy tableware. The idea of the spotted gum’s rougher texture has also been introduced “through leathered finished granite as well as loose fit leather sofas and banquets with ruffled detailing.”
This is not your average run-of-the-mill South Yarra apartment. Designed by We Are Huntly, this warm and intimate nest maximises every space to create a functioning and inviting home-away-from-home. A space that is unexpected and asymmetrically balanced using an installation of beautiful objects, the South Yarra Residence maximises every aspect.
Just when you think there can’t possibly be any prime ocean front real estate left in Miami, along comes Terra’s newly minted Eighty Seven Park. Bookended by a 35 acre public park to the south and a private park to the north, the swanky luxury condominium is the work of Renzo Piano Building Workshop.
The revival of an Elsternwick residence has allowed award-winning Melbourne practice Mim Design to create a stunning internal transformation of a historic Edwardian home. The owners of DRF Residence, a young family of four, wanted to turn their home, which was dark with cramped unusable spaces, into a modern sanctuary that paid homage to the era’s architectural styling.
An artist’s studio, gallery space and sculpture garden are designed to make the most of mountainside views on a demanding site. The core idea was to create a unique setting for an artist studio and sculpture garden positioned on a hillside with breath-taking views to the valley below.
Ben van Berkel’s buildings are traffic stoppers; sweeping sci-fi edifices wrapped in kaleidoscopic, dot-matrix exteriors, high-rise moiré exoskeletons and ceramic plate stacks with op-art scoops for windows. Projects such as Five Franklin Place in New York’s Tribeca district, Austria’s Graz Music Theatre, the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, and Taiwan’s Talee Isetan building.
Apple Dubai Mall is reinventing the traditional introverted idea of mall-based retail as a more outward looking experience that engages with the spectacle of urban life. Its design is a highly innovative response to the culture and climate of the Emirates, while also demonstrating Apple’s pioneering ambition to create inspirational civic spaces for all.
Lonely Wellington is an extension of Lonely’s branding touch-points and service focus for New Zealand’s capital. Continuing with an atmosphere of intimacy and warmth, the store aims to capture the quiet intellect of the Wellington customer with materials and finishes more suited to their cooler climate.
Israeli architect Pitsou Kedem has updated an apartment in the ancient port of Jaffa, Tel Aviv, adding arched windows and door frames that echo the form of the traditional vaulted ceilings.
A glazed corridor flanked by sunken courtyards connects two pristine concrete volumes containing the living and sleeping areas of this house in the Israeli district of Rishpon. Tel Aviv firm Studio de Lange designed the residence for a 8,000-square-metre plot, featuring landscaped gardens that extend up to and around the living spaces.