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Archives: Stephanie Saulsbury

Stephanie Saulsbury

Mirroring Brownstones: A Contemporary Reinterpretation in South London Neighborhood

Knox Bhavan Architects designed London Brownstones, a project conceived from a pair of sandstone residences to reflect the early 20th-century houses lining this south London neighborhood. The pair of homes mirror each other to tie the project together with designs and proportions that embody the popular stucco detailing of the time period. The street-facing facades are […]

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18th-Century Spanish House Features New Floating Staircase

Located in the historic city of Santiago de Compostela, the interior of this 18th-century Spanish townhouse was transformed by local architect firm, Arrokabe Arquitectos to create a modern and contemporary style complete with a wave-shaped ceiling and floating staircase. The architects left the building’s street-facing exterior intact, but completely renovated the interior with new timber framed doors and […]

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NASA Orbit Pavilion Brings the Sounds of Space to Earth

With help from architects and the design team at STUDIOKCA, NASA is bringing the sounds of space to the public with the NASA Orbit Pavilion. Based on the concept of hearing the ocean inside a conch shell, visitors to the pavilion can hear the sounds of satellites orbiting through outer space. The shell shaped pavilion is mobile to allow visitors […]

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The Butterfly Pavilion Emulates Rainforest in the Arab Emirates

Designed by German studio 3deluxe the ornamental Butterfly Pavillon located on Noor Island in the Arab Emirate Sharjah is the first in a series of attractions being built as a part of a roughly six acre transmedia landscape park.  The whimsical structure consists of a free-form, 3D roof made of 4,000 gold aluminum leaves covering a glass biosphere […]

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Family Home in Toronto Focuses on Energy Efficiency

Located in Toronto, Ontario Canada, The Counterpoint House designed by Paul Raff Studio Architects in 2014 was built to cater to the needs of an active family of four though interconnected living spaces and a nod to the natural outdoor environment.  The 3,837-square-foot, energy-efficient home features open-concept living spaces, which organically flow from room to room. Natural light is highlighted […]

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Three-Story Spiral Addition Gives Miami Bungalow a Modern Twist

A spiral three-story concrete addition designed by Christian Wassmann was added to the 1930’s Sun Path House in Miami Beach, Florida. The unique design of this modern bungalow was created to allow ample natural light and take advantage of the sun path as it changes over the course of the year — the curved wall of the roof terrace maps out the […]

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Renovated French Farmhouse Gets Modern Facelift

This 2012 renovated french farmhouse by Loïc Picquet Architecte blends an old farm structure with modern design ideas in Alsace, France. Both the exterior and interior of this historic building were updated, and many aspects preserved to reflect the natural aesthetic of the farm. Some of these updates include new wood paneling on the sides of the structure […]

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17th-Century Parisian Stables Transformed into Small Studio

Local design studio Anne Rolland Architecte took on the ambitious task of converting a 17th-century horse stable into a small studio apartment in Paris, France. The former stables were associated with a townhouse in Paris dating back to the 1600s, and had been left vacant and abandoned for more than 70 years. For this cozy 254-square-foot studio apartment, the […]

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Isolated Chilean Home Offers Stunning Seaside Views

Getting stranded on a deserted island may seem much more appealing after exploring this seaside three-bedroom, two-bathroom, open-concept home designed by the architects at WHALE! Architecture in the Valparaíso region of Chile. This 1,938-square-foot basic shoreline house named Casa Encallada was built in 2014 and offers an open space for a living room and kitchen, in addition […]

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Modern Colorado Home Captures the Essence of Historic Telluride

Tommy Hein Architects designed this modern Colorado home in the old train depot neighborhood of Telluride — encompassing both contemporary concepts and the spirit of the breathtakingly charming ski town. The house was built using steel plates and vintage barn wood, with stone steps for the entrance.The living space is vaulted and the south facade of […]

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