The new house with an open concept is on the edge of a dense beach but still requires privacy management and smart views. Designed by Madeleine Blanchfield architects, Coogee House II is built for young families, must be strong, habitable and filled with light but with layers of space that provide flexibility, separation and privacy. The house has an internal courtyard, a perforated screen that can be operated, high space and muted material used to create a sense of openness and lightness on sites that are long, narrow, steep and very neglected. Adhering to a short design but able to  [ Read More ]

Moose Road Residence is sustainable homes with three stunning views, designed by Mork-Ulnes Architects on a piece of land that overlooks three known local land formations, including ‘Eagle Rock’, ridge and valley vineyards. The main problem is how the construction of this house framing three separate views while at the same time maintaining the existing oak trees on the site. This house stands on stilts of steel to protect tree roots are breaking up. Although it looks magnificent, the house was built on a small budget, any size and material actually minimize waste and can be used optimally. Here’s dream  [ Read More ]