London architects Gundry & Ducker have added a blackened larch extension onto the rear of a Victorian terrace in south London. The stained timber structure doubles the size of the existing kitchen, adding extra width as well as depth. Skylights on the pitched roof of the new structure increase natural light inside the house. The larch walls
If you’ve been noticing a trend of steel windows and doors showing up in some of your favorite images, you’re not alone. These industrial modern beauties are moving outside of factories and into our homes. The strong steel provides for narrow mullions, huge expanses of glass, and lots of light, and works in both modern and traditional architecture.
This prefabricated house in Portugal costs about the same price to manufacture as a family car (photographs by José Campos). Designed by MIMA Architects, the MIMA House has a modular structure and can be divided into rooms with a grid of removable partitions. Large windows on each elevation have wooden frames and hinge open as doors. Plywood panels transform the