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Contemporary Addition

25th Street Residence by Shimizu and Coggeshall Architects

By • Oct 23, 2011

Los Angeles-based studio Shimizu and Coggeshall Architects has remodeled and extended the 25th Street Residence, a 1920’s house that was in need of improvements and redesign.

Completed in 2010, the now 2,785 square foot contemporary residence is located in Santa Monica, an upscale beachfront city in western Los Angeles County, California.

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31 Carysfort Road House by ODOS Architects

By • Oct 18, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Dublin-based studio ODOS Architects has completed the 31 Carysfort Road House project in 2009.

The architects have refurbished and extended a now 689 square foot one bedroom, one bath cottage located in Dalkey, a suburb of Dublin and seaside resort in Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County, Ireland.

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Extension To A House In Chaville by Cut Architecture

By • Sep 16, 2011

French studio Cut Architecures has extended a house in Chaville, a commune in the southwestern suburbs of Paris, France.

The addition sits between the existing 1920s home and its neighbor.

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North Kingsway Residence Remodeling by Altius Architecture

By • Sep 15, 2011

Toronto-based studio Altius Architecture has completed the North Kingsway Residence renovation project in 2010.

Located in Etobicoke, a dissolved municipality located within the current city of Toronto, Canada, this post-war 1,600 square foot single family house was completely remodeled.

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North Bondi House by MCK Architects

By • Sep 14, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Australian studio MCK Architects has recently completed the North Bondi House project.

The now contemporary residence is located in Bondi, an eastern suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

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Shorter Residence by PB Elemental

By • Sep 7, 2011

Seattle-based studio Pb Elemental has recently completed the Shorter Residence project.

Located in the Wenatchee Valley, Washington, the Shorter Residence was an addition to a 1906 apple orchard farm house.

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Enclave House in Melbourne by BKK Architects

By • Jul 9, 2011

Melbourne-based practice BKK architects has remodeled and extended an existing Edwardian house in Melbourne, Australia.

Completed in 2009, the 5,500 square foot residence now offers spacious living areas as well as a separate studio located in the rear of the narrow lot.

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The Trojan House by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects

By • Jun 24, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Melbourne-based architectural firm Jackson Clements Burrows (JCB) has designed this cantilevered addition to a small 1,000 square foot Edwardian house in Melbourne, Australia.

The 1,700 square foot extension features three bedroom and a bathroom on the second floor, and a large living area on ground floor.

The cantilevered structure provides shade and shelter, without sacrificing too much of the space in the backyard.

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The Stables, a Contemporary Self Catering Villa in Ireland

By • Apr 4, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Dublin based ODOS Architects have completed the restoration and extension of The Stables, a 18th Century farmhouse and stable complex in Ballymahon, Longford county, Ireland.

The 4,840 square foot self catering villa is composed of two buildings: the country house known as the Gold House, which includes the addition, and the stables, known as The Other Side.

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The Flag House addition by Propeller Z

By • Jan 12, 2011

Vienna-based architectural firm Propeller Z has completed an addition to a 200 year old farmhouse in Fahndorf, Austria.

Within a budget of 70,000 euros, Propeller Z succeed to build an amazing contemporary addition (590 sq ft) including a kitchen and living space.

Attached to one of the farm’s U-shaped arms, the new dwelling sits elevated on the terrain, opening completely with floor-to-ceiling glass.

To keep the budget low, Propeller Z, decided to work with local materials: the ceiling and entry platform are clad in warm wood, while floors are made of concrete.

The new addition is insulated with recycled newspaper, and the North facade, skinned with a wood stack that spans entire length of the facade is aesthetically pleasing to the eye, plus it adds an extra layer of insulation and protection.

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