AD Round Up: Brick Houses Part II

Great houses from Europe and Australia make  today’s Round Up. Don’t forget to check the first part of our brick houses selection!

Dwelling-workhouse HDT / Hoogte Twee Architecten
Dwelling-workhouse is situated in a small quarter with free lots, which form the transition between an industry terrain and a housing estate. The brave five-persons family villa attracts attention in the middle of the surrounding standard houses, but has been created by a clear “image quality plan”. The paradox between the freedom of design (read more…)

Botany Studio + House / Workshop1
In 2002 we bought a dilapidated weatherboard cottage on a corner block in an old industrial area of Botany. Since then we have gradually restored the cottage and opened it to the north and the garden by replacing the exterior wall with a sliding glass and timber door and adding a deck and outdoor bathroom (read more…)

Hervey Bay Farmhouse / Owen and Vokes
Vast and open natural landscapes do not provide the conditions suitable to enduring human habitation. The infinite scale of such a landscape, without limit or border, is also immeasurable to the human body and therefore generally discomforting. When placed in a vast and open landscape, there is a human predilection (read more…)

House 1 + House 2 / TAKA
These two new homes house two generations of the same family (A renovated Victorian House for the parents sharing a rear garden with a new Mews house for one of the daughters). The now grown-up family had recently moved out of their long-term family home and wanted these new homes to maintain some sense of continuity (read more…)

Vento House / mzc archittetura
An ancient house inside the historical city. A four floors house. The principal theme from outside is the section on the facade and the non-colour. The theme inside is the function linked to a colour. White is the internal surface: white is the colour that keep inside the life in the house and the parts of the house (read more…)

Cite: Jordana, Sebastian. "AD Round Up: Brick Houses Part II" 12 Jan 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 29 Nov 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=46376>