Harry Weese-designed woodland home outside Chicago asks for $899k

Illinois architect Harry Weese designed this Dekalb woodland hideaway, which has the ultimate 1970s design features – a huge conversation pit. Interiors of the four-bedroom bolthole, which is situated on a 4.45-acre plot along the Kishwaukee River, 65 miles outside of Chicago, have a soft vintage vibe with teak and oak flooring, whitewashed walls and… Continue reading Harry Weese-designed woodland home outside Chicago asks for $899k

London’s grandest Victorian ticket office is now a restaurant

Designer Hugo Toro has revitalised Kings Cross’s 19th-century ticket hall for its new life as restaurant Booking Office 1869. Light filters through the original arches of the imposing Victorian building, which would once have been filled with hopeful passengers, waiting to buy their tickets. The windows, along with several other original elements, are untouched but… Continue reading London’s grandest Victorian ticket office is now a restaurant

Almost every part of this Madrid restaurant is made from recycled materials

Mo de Movimiento takes sustainable design to new heights in Madrid, using construction waste and reclaimed wood to create its textured, eco-friendly interiors. Lucas Muñoz has set a new standard for responsible design with the Madrid restaurant, which is located inside a cavernous space that was once a theatre and recording studio. The designer used… Continue reading Almost every part of this Madrid restaurant is made from recycled materials

Modern Stockholm villa with its own helipad lists for an eye-watering SEK 150m

Love it or hate it, this boxy modernist villa on Stockholm’s seaside is an imposing figure – and its price tag of 150 SEK (approximately $17.5m) is sure to raise an eyebrow too. The seven-bedroom Stockholm property was completed earlier in 2021 and is said to be inspired by Cubist architecture. The mammoth home perches… Continue reading Modern Stockholm villa with its own helipad lists for an eye-watering SEK 150m

This South London bakery loft span 3,600 sq ft in Brixton Hill

Located in South London’s Brixton Hill, this sprawling Victorian warehouse conversion combines industrial features with contemporary design and cathedral-like volumes. The London loft is for sale via The Modern House for £2.65m and occupies the upper level of the former bakery. It features a colossal 40-ft-long living room crowned by a vaulted timber ceiling inset… Continue reading This South London bakery loft span 3,600 sq ft in Brixton Hill

Cabin Anna is a shapeshifting Dutch retreat that slides into new configurations

What started out as a one-off project for his mother is now a rentable retreat, as Caspar Schols opens a cluster of Cabin Annas in the Holenberg forest in the Netherlands. The design is based on the award-winning Garden House cabin Schols created in 2016 for his mother’s garden. After pages of press coverage, the… Continue reading Cabin Anna is a shapeshifting Dutch retreat that slides into new configurations

Flowers bloom inside restaurant 34 in the historic centre of Guimarães

Original medieval masonry and walls bursting with foliage watch over diners at 34, which is located in the heart of Guimarães’ UNESCO-listed town centre. Guimarães is located in northern Portugal and the city is widely considered the ‘birthplace’ of the country. Over the centuries, it’s retained many of its historic elements, including the layout of… Continue reading Flowers bloom inside restaurant 34 in the historic centre of Guimarães