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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Timber-clad painting studio by Open Kaart wraps around an old brick shed

Dutch architecture studio Open Kaart has transformed an old shed in the city of Woerden into a painting studio by enveloping the existing brick structure in a larger timber shell. The Rotterdam-based practice was tasked with repurposing a simple shed after completing the renovation of the main house and its garden. The clients wanted a

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Geoffrey von Oeyen designs jagged-roof office addition for Malibu home

American designer Geoffrey von Oeyen has created a home office in southern California that features wooden exterior walls and a highly abstracted sawtooth roof. The project, called Case Room, entailed creating a home office for a pair of attorneys living in a two-storey, late-1980s dwelling in the beach city of Malibu. The couple wanted a

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Minimal photography studio in Montreal has plenty of children’s play spaces

A padded playroom for children features in this photography studio in Montreal, designed by local practice Alain Carle Architecte to look more like a minimal home than a workplace. Studio Bluecerigo is located on the first floor of a mixed-use building in the Mile End neighbourhood, an area of the city known for its art scene,

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Ryuji Kajino converts simple shed into studio for flower craft

Architect Ryuji Kajino converted an 80-year-old barn in Kurashiki, Japan, to create Tiny Atelier, a studio for a designer who makes accessories from dried flowers. The small building is located on a hillside site that also contains the owner’s house and a warehouse, which faces out over a valley towards Japan’s Seto Inland Sea. Kajino’s studio

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Trout Lake Residence by Olson Kundig opens onto Washington landscape

Massive bi-folding doors allow this artist’s retreat in Washington by architecture firm Olson Kundig to open to the outdoors and accommodate large pieces of art. Situated in the rural area of Trout Lake, the compound is made up of four buildings arranged in two clusters. The clients, an artist couple, wanted studio spaces that would

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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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Eckford Chong adds blackened-timber garden studio to refurbished London house

UK architecture office Eckford Chong has renovated and extended an end-of-terrace property in east London, adding a garden studio that evokes traditional Japanese tea houses. The studio headed by Doug Eckford and Tania Chong was tasked with overseeing the internal and external renovations of the property in Walthamstow, which is occupied by a growing family.

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Martin Fenlon completes expansion of his own Los Angeles home and studio

Expanding a remodelled bungalow in Los Angeles and connecting it to an adjacent commercial building has allowed architect Martin Fenlon to create more living spaces for his family and offices for his studio. Completed over the course of almost five years, the architect conceived the Fenlon House in three phases, and built it with a

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Timber shed gives retired couple room to paint, garden and have friends to stay

Jon Danielsen Aarhus has designed a gabled shed to accommodate the hobbies of a recently retired couple in Lillehammer, Norway. The Oslo-based architect created spaces for the clients to paint, sculpt, practice botany, store their cross-country skis, and have family and friends over to stay. Barn House replaces an existing run-down outbuilding in the grounds of the couple’s

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Prefabricated cabin can be transported to remote locations by lorry

This £39,000 prefabricated cabin by artist Bobby Niven and architect Iain MacLeod is designed to be easily transported on the back of a lorry. School friends Niven and MacLeod designed the small hut, known as the Artist Bothy after the Scottish name for a shelter, for artists wanting to set up studio in isolated locations.  The compact

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Fiedler Marciano creates artist studios in a forest clearing in Connecticut

American studio Fiedler Marciano Architecture took cues from vernacular architecture in New England while designing a pair of small, sculptural buildings for an artists’ nature retreat. The studio buildings are located on the campus of the I-Park Foundation, an organisation that offers a renowned artist-in-residence programme. The campus covers 450 bucolic acres (182 hectares) just

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Seattle garden studio by Wittman Estes provides model for “courtyard urbanism”

US firm Wittman Estes has added a studio building and a Chinese-inspired courtyard to an existing residence in a dense neighbourhood, aiming to show how to maximise an urban lot. The project, called Grasshopper Studio and Courtyard, is located on a rectangular parcel that contains a modest home dating to the 1940s. The project entailed

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Foraged materials form artist’s home and studio in Washington woodland

Architect Les Eerkes rescued plywood cladding, kitchen cabinets and a tiny porthole window from houses set to be bulldozed for this rural cabin near the Puget Sound. Eerkes sourced the free materials and appliances to keep within the tight budget for the two-storey studio and residence, created for film director and artist Anna Hoover. The kitchen cabinets,

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Marc Goodwin photographs 14 architecture studios in Barcelona

Photographer Marc Goodwin visited Barcelona for the the next instalment of his series on architects’ offices around the world, shooting among others the workspace created inside a former cement factory by Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill. Goodwin, who heads up architectural photography studio Archmospheres, shot 14 workspaces around the city, including the offices of Ricardo Bofill, Office of Architecture

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Emrys Architects uses timber inserts to convert east London ironworks into artists’ studios 

A huge bank of bleachers acts as a gathering point at the centre of this studio complex created by Emrys Architects within a listed ironworks in the Isle of Dogs, east London. Built inside the former Millwall Ironworks, the two-storey birch plywood structure by London studio Emrys Architects contains studios, workshops and co-working spaces. The “crisp stand-alone insertion” stands away from

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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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Redshank artist’s studio is a cork-clad cabin raised above a tidal salt marsh

Oil rigs, Maunsell forts and a wading bird provided the inspiration for this artist’s retreat in a salt marsh on England’s east coast, which becomes inaccessible when the tide comes in. The seaside studio space was developed by British architect Lisa Shell for artist Marcus Taylor, who wanted a peaceful place that he could retreat

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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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Carmody Groarke unveils plans for art centre at Sheffield’s Park Hill estate

Park Hill estate is to receive a new Carmody Groarke-designed art gallery and suite of studios, as part of the redevelopment of the brutalist housing scheme built in 1961. Carmody Groarke’s plans for the Park Hill Art Space will see the conversion of a 7,200-square-metre block at the Grade II*-listed Park Hill estate into live/work artists’

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Cover designs backyard studio in LA using computer algorithms

Design-build firm Cover, which uses computer algorithms to create customised backyard dwellings for homes, has completed its first project: a small studio in Los Angeles. The 320-square-foot (30-square-metre) prefabricated building is situated on a hillside in northern LA, and serves as an office and music studio for an Oscar-nominated sound editor. The white, rectangular structure

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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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Plans unveiled for London’s first purpose-built design district

SelgasCano, 6a Architects and David Kohn Architects are among the eight architecture studios creating buildings for a purpose-built design district at the heart of the new Greenwich Peninsula development in London.  The new one-hectare design district will provide a permanent base for over 1,800 of London’s creatives across a range of affordable architect-designed workspaces at the centre of the riverside

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Büros für Konstruktivismus turns a chicken coop in Berlin into an artist’s studio

Berlin-based practice Büros für Konstruktivismus has transformed a former chicken house in the back garden of a 1930s home into a pine-lined artist’s studio. The project is named Hühnerhaus, the German word for henhouse. The coop was originally constructed just after second world war in the grounds of a Berlin villa, but after its renovation the owner now uses

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Architect builds his own studio at the end of Toronto garden

The Brooklyn trend for backyard studios has extended all the way to Toronto, where the founder of architecture firm Six Four Five A has constructed a tiny timber workspace for himself at the end of the garden. The Garden Studio was designed by Oliver Dang at his family home in the Canadian city, where property prices

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Anish Kapoor’s neighbours “shafted” by approval of studio extension

Anish Kapoor has been accused of being “mean-spirited” by pushing ahead with plans for a light-blocking roof extension to his south London studio, by the leader of a campaign against the development. The group of residents petitioned to reduce the scale of of the extension to the artist’s workspace on Farmers Road in Camberwell, which they

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Slate-covered writer’s retreat by TRIAS sits in a Welsh valley

Reclaimed slate tiles applied like shingles to the exterior of this single-room cabin in Wales’ Snowdonia region contrast with an interior made entirely from light birch plywood. Slate Cabin was designed by Sydney-based architecture studio TRIAS as a writer’s retreat situated in a secluded valley surrounded by windswept hills and grazing pastures. An international competition

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Slatted-steel facade allows partial views into jewellery workshop by DSDHA

Local firm DSDHA has completed a workshop building for jeweller Alex Monroe near London’s Tower Bridge, featuring a facade covered by horizontal metal slats that allows passers by a glimpse of the jewellers at work. DSDHA previously designed a studio and boutique for Monroe that was completed in 2012 in the same area of Bermondsey on the

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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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Kouichi Kimura completes steel-wrapped home and studio for photographer in Shiga

Sheets of corrugated steel envelop the upper storey of this house and studio for a photographer in Japan’s Shiga prefecture, which was designed by local architect Kouichi Kimura to feature an interior that makes dramatic play of light and shadow. Kimura, of Japanese studio Form, designed the project called House for a Photographer as a live-in studio. Located on a countryside road, and opposite

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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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Jiaji Shen proposes turning abandoned coal pier into workshop for “mudlarking” jewellery maker

Royal College of Art graduate Jiaji Shen has proposed transforming a disused pier on London’s River Thames into a workshop for a designer who makes jewellery with items scavenged from the mud. Shen developed The Jewel of the Thames project during his interior design masters studies at London’s Royal College of Art. It formed part of the programme’s Obsolescence section, which asked

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Jean Verville converts backyard shed into minimalist studio in Montreal

Canadian architect Jean Verville has overhauled a storage shed at his home into an austere workspace lined with oriented strand board. The project, called IN 1, was envisioned as a “model on a human scale”. It is one in a series of recent works by Verville intended to embody the merging of art and architecture, through experimention with

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Sex shop converted into tiny Japanese art gallery by Persimmon Hills Architects

Persimmon Hills Architects has transformed an illegal sex shop into a a dramatic wedge-shaped micro-studio and gallery space in Japan’s Kanagawa Prefecture. Measuring just 20 square metres, the space named Cut is designed for an artist in residence as an extension of the annual open-air art festival, Koganecho Bazaar. “Koganecho has art everywhere during an

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Oblong windows puncture concrete office block by Yoshihiro Kato Atelier

Oblong windows with pivoting glazing cut through the striking white walls of this minimal five-storey office block in Japan’s Aichi Prefecture, designed by local architects Yoshihiro Kato Atelier. The concrete building, named Tetote Note, is located on a tight 100-square-metre site in the city of Nagoya and provides collaborative workspaces for designers and their clients. “In Japanese, ‘tetote’ literally means

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Anish Kapoor’s plans for London studio extension cause “upset and dismay” for local residents

Anish Kapoor’s plans to add a roof extension to his studio in London’s Camberwell may be scuppered by complaints that it will block light and create “prison-like” homes for neighbours. Plans for the corrugated aluminium-covered addition to the artist’s studio by London architecture studio Caseyfierro Architects have been submitted to planners at Southwark Council in March. But local

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Trevor Horne Architects completes 12-sided art gallery in south London park

London studio Trevor Horne Architects has completed a gallery and apartment building on the site of the former Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, featuring folded brick walls topped with a glazed events space. The building on Tyers Street is the first permanent location for Cabinet Gallery, which was founded in Brixton in 1991 but had previously been operating from premises

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Silver & Co transforms London garden shed into multifunctional studio for artist couple

A sunken bed and folding ping-pong table feature in this studio converted from a derelict garden shed for a pair of artists in west London. London-based studio Silver & Co renovated and refurbished the garden shed for a sculptor, a painter and their child, creating a self-contained studio that can also be used as a gallery or a guest bedroom. Most of the

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Bright white living spaces overhang gallery in top-heavy Tokyo house by Form

Japanese studio Form designed this top-heavy home for a family in Tokyo, placing their living spaces in an elevated volume that overhangs a gallery for its apron-designer owner. The Kusatsu-based studio was asked to create the small house to meet the demands of family life, but also those of the client, who designs aprons. Covered in white render, Adorable House hosts a gallery and

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Grayson Perry and Apparata team up to create A House for Artists in east London

British artist Grayson Perry is working with London-based architects Apparata on an affordable-housing scheme with integrated studios for artists in Barking, east London. A House for Artists is designed to provide relatively low-cost rental accommodation and workspace for 12 artists in the Barking town centre, in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. It will also provide

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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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Jagged roof tops video studio in Venice Beach by Modal Design

American firm Modal Design has created a studio building for a video art collector in California, which features an angular roof and multi-tonal zinc cladding. The Amoroso Video Studio sits behind a Craftsman-style home in Venice Beach, a coastal city in the Los Angeles metro area. Situated next to an alley and a public parking lot, the studio building replaced

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Marc Goodwin photographs 11 architecture studios in Beijing

Photographer Marc Goodwin visited 11 architecture studios in Beijing to create this photoset, which offers a glimpse inside the workplaces of MAD, Zhang Ke and Vector Architects. The board variety of offices in the Chinese capital captured by Goodwin, who runs the photography studio Archmospheres, range from a darkly lit former boiler room to apartments once used by diplomats. Zhang Ke’s

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Eastwest Architecture adds charred-cedar gym to garden of London home

Eastwest Architecture has sunken a compact gym into the garden of an east London home, featuring bright birch-lined interiors and a mirror wall that creates the illusion of a larger space. The London-based architects were commissioned by a homeowner in Walthamstow to design a space to workout at home, compensating for the lack of gym facilities in the local area. The

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Gaztelu Jerez Arquitectos incorporates printing press and carpentry studio into house in northern Spain

The mint-green shutters, white walls and red tiled roof of this house and studio by Gaztelu Jerez Arquitectos reference the 1940s home it replaces near the Spanish city of Burgos. When local studio Gaztelu Jerez Arquitectos was asked to draw up plans to replace the deteriorating house, the architects wanted to ensure the new home fitted in with its surroundings. While concrete structures

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Adam Kane adds gabled artist’s studio and gallery to Australian home

Architect Adam Kane has added a garage and painting studio to a house in the Australian state of Victoria, which features pitched corrugated-metal roofs, cement walls and pared-back interiors. Local architect Adam Kane placed the studio at right angles to the residence to orient it towards indirect southern light, while the garage is placed opposite. The arrangement of the Blackwood Studio creates a courtyard in

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Jensen Architects converts San Francisco warehouse into arts centre with black and white facade

American studio Jensen Architects aimed to preserve original design elements while transforming a sawtooth-roof industrial building into an arts hub with galleries and event space. Named after its address, 1275 Minnesota Street entailed the adaptive reuse of an industrial building dating to 1937. The two-storey arts centre is located in San Francisco’s historic Dogpatch district,

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Jun Igarashi uses plywood boxes to separate studio from home for Japanese painter

A cluster of timber-clad boxes are set at varying angles to ensure optimal daylight reaches the interior of this house and artist’s studio in the Japanese town of Oasa. Architect Jun Igarashi gave the project the name Bending House because of its irregular floorplan, which twists and folds along a plot in a residential neighbourhood. Igarashi said the main reason

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Moon Hoon’s narrow Seoul house features small windows and diagonal markings

This towering Seoul residence created by South Korean architect Moon Hoon for a photographer and his mother, features a relief-patterned facade punctured by small windows. Moon Hoon based the design of the home in the city’s Gangnam neighbourhood on the personality of his client, as well history of the plot, which was formerly occupied by a fortuneteller and shaman. The house named Dogok Maximum

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Prefabricated garden studio in south London is clad in cedar and lined in birch

This prefabricated garden hideaway in suburban London acts as a guest house as well as a home office, and is clad in planks of cedar wood. The garden studio by Ecospace Studios was assembled off-site in just one week before being delivered to its location in Surbiton, where the finishing touches were put in place. The practice, which was

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Herzog & de Meuron’s Laban Dance Centre captured in new photographs

Thirteen years after Herzog & de Meuron completed its Stirling Prize-winning Laban Dance Centre in southeast London, British photographer Jim Stephenson has produced a new image series showing the building in use. Brighton-based Stephenson toured both the inside and outside of the contemporary dance school, which is best-known for its translucent polycarbonate and glass facade that displays a spectrum

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Marc Goodwin photographs 27 Nordic architecture offices

Architecture photographer Marc Goodwin has captured the working environments of Nordic architecture offices including Henning Larsen, Snøhetta and Tham & Videgård Arkitekter. Goodwin, who runs the photography studio Archmospheres, captured a variety of working environments including one inside a converted flour mill, another in an 1930s department store and one inside a camera shop. The layouts vary, ranging from a narrow studio

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Jeanne Dekkers Architectuur converts traditional Dutch farm into contemporary house and studio

Architect Jeanne Dekkers has renovated and extended a brick farmhouse in the Dutch village of Banholt, adding contemporary additions clad in horizontal spruce battens that enclose a cobbled courtyard. Delft-based Dekkers was tasked with transforming the traditional farm into a home with a studio, exhibition hall, holiday accommodation and a carport. The property is situated

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Cun-Design converts Beijing house into film studio with weathering steel and glass extensions

Chinese firm Cun-Design has transformed a typical suburban house in Beijing into a film production studio featuring glass and pre-rusted steel extensions. Cun-Design was asked to oversee the refurbishment of the existing property in the Chinese capital’s Tongzhou District to create a new workspace for Blue Moon Films. The detached house located on the bank

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Surman Weston builds cork-covered studio for sewing and music-making

This cork-clad studio provides a shared workspace for a musician and a seamstress in the back garden of their north-London home. London office Surman Weston – formerly Weston, Surman & Deane – designed Cork Study for a spot at the back of the couple’s narrow garden. It follows another backyard studio the architects built back in 2014. Spanning almost the full width

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Circular windows and pyramidal skylights add playful geometry to Indonesian home

Indonesian architect Realrich Sjarief’s fondness for geometric forms is expressed in the circular and arch-shaped windows of this house and studio he designed for himself in Jakarta. Sjarief created The Guild as a multipurpose building – containing the home he lives in with his wife and son, as well as a studio for his firm

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6a Architects completes concrete photography studio for Juergen Teller

Fashion photographer Juergen Teller has posed naked on a donkey to celebrate the completion of his new west London studio by 6a Architects. German-born Teller, who is known for his fine art as well as fashion photography, commissioned London practice 6a Architects to design his new studio on a long and narrow plot. Teller documented the construction process

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Davidson Rafailidis tops studios for artist and ceramicist with three angular roofs

A+Awards: a trio of mono-pitched roofs shelter this set of studios designed for a painter and ceramicist couple, which was one of the winners at this year’s Architizer A+Awards (+ slideshow). Buffalo, New York-based architecture studio Davidson Rafailidis created He, She & It for a couple who wanted to work alongside each other but each needed More

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Derelict shed converted by Sue Architekten into writer’s studio and playroom

Sue Architekten has converted a 1930s outhouse near Vienna into a writing studio, guest room and playhouse, accessed via a trapdoor (+ slideshow). The Viennese studio refurbished the black timber shed for a family living in a recently renovated house in the Vienna Woods, near the town of Eichgraben. The ground floor of the 30-square-metre shed is used to store More

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Alan Chu adds rehearsal studio with huge doors to the home of a Brazilian actor

Tall translucent doors open two sides of this theatrical rehearsal space created by Brazilian architect Alan Chu for an actor in São Paulo (+ slideshow). Alan Chu designed the 90-square-metre space to mimic a theatre stage, covering the floor in wooden boards and draping the walls in floor-to-ceiling curtains. Tall hinged doors made from translucent polycarbonate sheets open the front and rear of the boxy More

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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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Abraham John Architects transforms pump room into garden lounge for Mumbai film studio

This garden pavilion by Abraham John Architects provides a lounge for a film production studio in Mumbai, featuring a glazed ceiling and walls to offer views of a jackfruit tree (+ slideshow). The local studio converted a pump room above an underground water tank to create the lounge, which provides an additional meeting space for the company based in More

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Dining area “grows” from California artist studio by Mork-Ulnes

Mork-Ulnes Architects has completed a barn-inspired artist studio in northern California, which includes a white volume that looks like it is growing out of a reclaimed timber-clad building. Situated on a farm in Sonoma County – a scenic region known for its wineries – the project was completed in two phases over the course of six years. More

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Nick Waldman creates a “studio in the trees” on a holiday island in Massachusetts

Designer Nick Waldman has completed a cedar-clad residence and studio for a graphic novelist in Martha’s Vineyard – an island just south of Cape Cod that is a popular destination for affluent summer vacationers. Called the Tree House, the studio building is located in the village of West Tisbury, known for its woods and farmland. More

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Red Barn by Roger Ferris and Partners provides an artist’s retreat in Connecticut

New York-based firm Roger Ferris + Partners has built an artist’s studio and residence clad with bright red siding on a Connecticut estate (+ slideshow). The barn-shaped building near the coast was designed as a retreat for an artist based nearby. The structure’s geometry is reminiscent of vernacular rural New England architecture, but the studio contrasted 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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Studio building by Hanrahan Meyers rises up from a forested hillside in Pennsylvania

US firm Hanrahan Meyers Architects has created a his-and-hers studio building in Pennsylvania that is lifted off the ground in order to provide views of the scenic terrain (+ slideshow). Called Bridge-Studio, the building is located on a residential property in Easton, a town about 70 miles (110 kilometres) west of New York City. It was More

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Tropical Space uses perforated brickwork to build riverside pottery studio in Vietnam

Vietnamese studio Tropical Space has completed a cube-shaped sculpture workshop for artist Le Duc Ha, which hides an elaborate bamboo shelving grid behind its perforated brick walls (+ slideshow). Named Terra Cotta Studio, the seven-metre-high building gives the artist a dedicated place for creating clay sculptures and pottery, as well as display spaces where he can show off his work. The site is More

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