New protective timber slats shield the renovated Escu House from Sydney's sun
This beautifully renovated 1960s residence in Sydney, Australia, functions as a suburban oasis for a family of four. Design studio Bijl Architecture approached the project with the idea of converting it into an intelligent, yet simple family house that offers optimal levels of privacy and feels warm and welcoming. The architects extended the front living space to incorporate the existing veranda and introduced a vertical slatted timber element as a privacy shield and part floor-to-ceiling balustrade....
The “Blanche” Chalet
The “Blanche” Chalet by Montreal-based ACDF Architecture, whose name evokes the spirit of the vernacular houses of the region, is situated in La Malbaie’s area of the “Terrasses Cap à l’Aigle”. Its simple and pure architecture gently complements the landscape… The post The “Blanche” Chalet appeared first on Building Magazine .