Cutler Anderson designs Studio/Bunkhouse for dad’s work and daughter’s sleepovers

A principal at US firm Cutler Anderson Architects has created a small outbuilding at his residence overlooking the Puget Sound, which serves as both his studio and a place for his daughter to bring friends. Architect James Cutler of Cutler Anderson Architects created the Studio/Bunkhouse for his home on an island near Seattle. The goal

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Jeff Svitak builds blackened Redwood House with private studio for himself in Southern California

American architect Jeff Svitak has designed a house for himself nestled into a hillside in San Diego, complete with various outdoor spaces and an office for his practice. Spanning three storeys and clad in blackened wood, Redwood House has a varied construction comprising cuboid volumes and outdoor walkways.   The house measures 2,000 square feet (186

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TACO creates its own pink-toned architecture studio on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

Mexican architecture firm TACO has designed the Portico Palmeto studio to act as its headquarters, with pink walls, local materials, and tall shutters that open up the interior to its tropical setting. The 1,453-square-foot (135-square-metre) rose-coloured building serves primarily as an architecture studio in Mérida – a historic city on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. The two-storey structure

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Timber volumes form live-work spaces for artist and architect in rural Japan

Japanese architect Makoto Suzuki has designed his own live-work space as a series of interlocking timber-clad buildings near Sapporo on Hokkaido island. Suzuki created his own living and working spaces, along with an office for his wife, a weekend retreat for his father, and an artist’s studio for sculptor Takenobu Igarashi. The exterior of each of the

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Moss converts Chicago corner shop into art gallery, apartment and its own studio

Architect Matt Nardella has turned an abandoned bodega in Chicago into his home and studio, arranging spaces around a courtyard he created in the centre. Nardella runs Chicago-based architecture and design firm Moss with his wife Laura Cripe, who oversees the marketing and business development. The architect and his team transformed the 6,000-square-foot (557-square-metre) grocery

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McGarry-Moon’s sunken studio in Northern Ireland is topped with a rusty gabled box

McGarry-Moon Architects has competed its own studio in Kilrea, Northern Ireland, featuring a triple-height office space that is embedded in the lawn and sheltered beneath a gabled volume clad in pre-rusted steel. The office is located in the lower garden of Jessica McGarry and Steven Moon’s own Fallahogey House, which they designed and completed in

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Studio Air Putih combines brick with rusted steel and concrete at Jakarta offices

This office in Indonesia created by Studio Air Putih for its own team of architects and interior designers comprises a series of red-brick volumes arranged around a courtyard planted with trees. Studio Air Putih is based in the city of South Tangerang in Banten province, which is part of the Greater Jakarta metropolitan area. The

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Klaarchitectuur inserts new architecture studio inside dilapidated Belgian chapel

A white box bursts through the roof of this old chapel in Limburg, Belgium, to form the new studio for architecture office Klaarchitectuur. Klaarchitectuur added rectilinear volumes both inside and outside the 17th century building, as part of a major renovation that involved completely replacing the roof. Now known as the The Waterdog, it primarily functions as

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Kate Darby and David Connor preserve rotting structure in conversion of 18th-century cottage

David Connor Design and Kate Darby Architects have transformed a tumbledown cottage in England’s West Midlands into a home and studio, enveloping the ruined old structure in a shell of black corrugated metal. David Connor and Kate Darby set about preserving the 300-year-old timbers, erecting a new steel frame over the listed ruins and cladding it in blackened corrugated

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Fernando Abellanas suspends micro studio beneath a bridge in Valencia

Valencian designer Fernando Abellanas has created a secluded studio for himself, which hangs from the underside of a concrete bridge in his hometown. Find out more about the micro studio ›

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Fernando Abellanas hangs secret studio under a bridge in Valencia

Self-taught designer Fernando Abellanas has installed a covert studio beneath a graffiti-covered bridge in the Spanish city of Valencia, making use of the concrete infrastructure to form a roof and walls for the hideaway. Abellanas, who designs furniture and lighting under the studio name Lebrel, created the small timber- and metal-framed hut in just two weeks. He prefers not to reveal its

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Invisible Studio builds fibreglass prototyping workshop at its growing woodland campus

British practice Invisible Studio has completed a model-making shed beside its self-built studio in the Bath woodland, using a combination of timber grown and milled on site, and corrugated fibreglass. The Ghost Barn will be used for prototyping full-sized structures at Invisible Studio’s growing research facility in southwest English, where it accompanies a studio built from recycled materials and a long-drop composting toilet. As with the previous

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Red pyramidal rooms form Henning Stummel’s London home

A cluster of red metal-clad volumes are arranged around a secluded courtyard at Henning Stummel’s self-designed home in west London. The Tin House is squeezed onto a plot surrounded and overlooked by traditional terraced houses in Shepherd’s Bush. It was designed by Henning Stummel as a new home for his family, with a studio for his practice located

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Moving walls open Stal Collectief’s charred timber workshop to the elements

Raised on stilts above a field in northeast Belgium, Stal Collectief’s self-designed studio features charred timber walls that can be wheeled back to reveal the interior (+ movie). The group of Belgian furniture designers comprising Len de Paepe, Bob Segers, Tim Vranken and Jonas Blondeel designed Hofer Pavilion as an extra studio space for themselves. The group already had a workshop in More

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12 design studios that architects have created for themselves

Dezeen recently moved into a new London office designed by architect Pernilla Ohrstedt, sparking a discussion among readers about what makes a good workplace. To continue the debate, here’s a look at studios other architects have designed for themselves, ranging from a co-working space to a solitary woodland retreat (+ slideshow). Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, London, England More

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