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NewsNews • 30 Jul 2021

Cheshm-o-Cheragh Bazaar by ABAR Office responds to its context with a design that merges cultural spirit with commercial function

Being Iran's second largest city, Mashhad is also one of the largest religious capitals in the world. Over recent years however the city has been struggling with numerous issues including the extensive demolition of the historic district and an ill-proportioned city texture with high-rise constructions. The Cheshm-o-Cheragh Bazaar by ABAR Office is a new contemporary addition that aim to improve the city’s urban and social condition. Mostafa Delbarian The site of the project is an area of 571 square meters within an historical district, and adjacent to “Gonbad-e-Sabz”, an outstanding architectural monument with a 400-year-old history. Gonbad-e-Sabz is highly respected among the people as it is the tomb of a well-know... More

NewsNews • 8 Jul 2021

House DeDe inherits its soul from the site’s past while featuring an adaptive contemporary architecture

House DeDe by OYO Architects is a new private family home situated to protect the existing nature of the surrounding site. Key materials to build the home were salvaged from the broken-down barn on site. Recycled and reused, the barn’s bricks are used to create a volume which inherits the natural authenticity and ‘spirit’ of the site. Tim Van de Velde Further strengthening the relationship with the land, the architects overlayed the barn’s original rectangular footprint with an additional cross-section. A simple design decision, this cross-section provides additional living spaces with framed views of the garden’s nature. Tim Van de Velde Upstairs house retains the same rectangular shape as the orig... More

Project • By Joshua Mulders ArchitectsPrivate Houses

Blinker House (Hunters Hill House)

The Blinker House is located within a heritage conservation area within the suburb of Hunters Hill, close to the centre of Sydney. The site and surrounding properties are typically freestanding homes on medium and larger sized garden blocks. The existing house is an exceptional example of an Australian period home circa 1927. A 1980’s renovation existed to the rear of the house which did not fit the current owner’s requirements and expectations of family moving into the future. The primary brief was to create a more modern, open plan layout to the rear with some modification to the existing internal bedrooms to the front. The neighbouring home has a position so that the entertainment area backs directly onto the rear of the subject property... More