Authentic living

An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about authentic living

Project • By Leonardo MarchesiResidential Landscape

House in Magoito

The terrain is located close to the sea, in a plot that used to belong to a broader land populated by sea pine trees, in the heart of the little town of Magoito.The program of the project is divided into two main areas, a private sunrise area (bedrooms, studio, toilets), and a common sunset area (kitchen and living).The roof is pitched and forms both the exposure needed for the solar panels and the tall ceiling height requested by the clients, a veranda provide the main source of light to the sunset area, and the setback from the neighbour’s walls forms the entrance and the garden.A house that is an abstraction of a barn. Caption Caption Caption Caption More

Project • By Black RabbitPrivate Houses

Johnson City Residence

This minimalist home was originally designed for a retiring couple moving from an urban lifestyle to live out their golden years in solitude. After the project was abandoned, we recreated the design concept to adapt to more of an urban or suburban context to create a literal oasis for anyone seeking refuge from rugged external conditions. More

Project • By Black RabbitPrivate Houses

Oasis Residence

This large concrete residence overlooking Lake Travis exemplifies luxury living. Natural materials and landscape blend the building into the surrounding environment and take advantage of the views. Large expansive glass and a wrap-around pool allow views from every aspect of the house. More

Project • By Black RabbitPrivate Houses

Lakeview Residence

We were inspired to create our first authentic living space to reflect our client’s desire to live and work in his painting studio. The design emulates his painting style and personal lifestyle by using natural materials, minimalist values, and bridging social context within a live-work environment. The overall form takes on an ethos of monumental simplicity which inherently captures panoramic lake views from the steep mountainside terrain. ​ As part of authentic living, this studio is entirely devoid of added paints or stains. The exterior walls are made of exposed rammed earth construction set atop a giant plinth of exposed concrete. The interior features natural plywood finishes and exposed structural beams. We focused all of our... More