Fins & Folded Facades, Curated by Yellowtrace.

So Hot Right Now // Fins & Folded Facades.

I recall a time when I used to have a grown up job in an architecture firm, and the debate amongst my colleagues/ architects over the design of every façade. This is not surprising. Not only are they one of the first things we all notice...
Summerhouse Lagnö by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter | Yellowtrace.

Summerhouse Lagnö by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter // Sweden.

It seems that lovely little extruded houses abound these days. Of late we’ve seen a pared-back postmodern fruitiness combined with lean and linear plans. Familiar vernacular forms sieved through a tight net of disciplined design. Today...
Bacopari House by UNA Arquitetos, São Paulo, Brazil | Yellowtrace.

Bacopari House by UNA Arquitetos // São Paulo, Brazil.

If I had to nominate a favourite typology in domestic architecture (it’s a question we’re all asked most days), it would be the courtyard house. And this one, by São Paulo’s UNA Arquitetos, is a cracker. A good courtyard house does...
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Brick House by Clare Cousins // Melbourne.

Who says you're not allowed to touch curves until you’re middle aged? This person obviously hasn’t met Clare Cousins. Either that or Clare Cousins has really good genes. This deliciously curvaceous brick house she designed for her own...
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Middlepark House by CJA + K.P.D.O. // Melbourne.

I was fortunate enough to see the completed house in the flesh and, let me tell you, it took hours to tear myself away. The series of interconnected spaces don't reveal themselves all at once, meaning the walk through was filled with...