Category: Residential design

Kugel /Gips House

The Kugel Gips House, located in Wellfleet, Massachusetts, on Cape Cod, was designed in 1970 by Charlie Zehnder, an architect who was one of the most prolific modernist architects on the outer Cape, designing homes in the region since the…

Teak

Teak is a stable and tightly-grained hardwood that is known for its durability and water resistance.  Teak is a tropical deciduous tree with a reddish to brown heartwood and a yellow to white sapwood. With time, the reddish brown color…

Beach House

Boora Architects designed this beach house as a glass box rising over the cliff of the Pacific Ocean to blend as seamlessly as possible into the existing landscape. Details and materials were kept all natural to stay neutral while the…

Family House

What does an architect do when stricter-than-normal, local building regulations that include the shape and pitch of the roof, the height of construction, and the distances from the property lines, curb your design process for a modern house? Here in…

Something old, something new

Modern design can provide a meaningful contrast when set in counterpoint to an older existing context. Matt Gibson Architecture and Design in Melbourne, Australia designed this addition to a Victorian home located in the Middle Park neighborhood of Melbourne.  Like…