A Pacific Northwest Home For A Family Of Seven

Johnston Architects have designed Base Camp, a home for a family of seven in rural Washington State.

Base Camp By Johnston Architects

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Design Tip – Let The Light In With A Wall Of Shelves

Most homes have stairs that are closed in with solid walls on either side, but it doesn’t have to be that way. This house, designed by Paz Gersh Architects, is a good example of using a double sided, open wall of shelves, to let the light and views pass through, giving the stairway a much more open feeling.

Wall of shelves

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An Architect’s Own Home In Bergen, Norway

Todd Saunders of Saunders Architecture has designed a home for himself and his family in Bergen, Norway.

Villa S by Saunders Architecture

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+tongtong Redesign The Drake Devonshire Inn

+tongtong were tasked to reinvent a bed and breakfast and c.1880 foundry in the historic town of Wellington, Ontario. With help from ERA Architects who are specialists in heritage and conservation, they transformed the buildings into the Drake Devonshire Inn, a contemporary boutique hotel. The grand opening of the hotel is tomorrow, May 1st.

Drake Devonshire Inn By +tongtong

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A 17 Foot Birchwood Screen Greets You At The FloatHouse In Vancouver

Office of McFarlane Biggar (omb) designed the FloatHouse, a floatation center in Vancouver, Canada, that welcomes you into the space with a 17 foot tall screen made from birchwood hexagons woven with colourful hemp twine.

FloatHouse by omb

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Starbucks Opens Its First Express Format Store On Wall Street

Starbucks has hit New York City with its first express format store located at 14 Wall Street. Designed by their in-house design team, Starbucks have created a compact space that features horizontal wood slats that cover the walls and ceiling.

Starbucks Opens Its First Express Format Store On Wall Street

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