55 Blair road project is a renovation and restoration to a traditional art deco style shop house. Originally the house was renovated 10 years ago. The new owner however believed it was too dark and desired more light in the living spaces.Adhering to the conservation constraints of maintaining the existing envelope, a solution was reached. The residence was design around a young professional who had a clear vision of how the house should appear. The final scheme met that vision.
11. a bookshelf passage - WHAT A GREAT READING NOOK ON THE LEFT. - This is in the Lake Wenatchee house in Portland, Oregon. A hidden room and passages behind this regular bookshelf. Perfect for sneaking in undetected, and the room behind the bookshelf looks pretty cozy too.
Helsinki architect Ville Hara and designer Linda Bergroth collaborated on a prefab shed-meets-sleeping-cabin, which can be assembled with little else than a screwdriver. Bergroth, inspired by nomadic yurt-dwellers, wanted an indoor/outdoor experience for her property in Finland.