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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“Dream of working from your own backyard in New York” fuels Brooklyn garden studio trend

As real-estate prices in New York City continue to soar, Brooklyn residents are using their extra space and relaxed planning restrictions to extend their townhouses and build “quirky” garden studios, according to local architects (+ slideshow). Increasing numbers of New Yorkers are moving from Manhattan to Brooklyn for more space for their money. Townhouses in the borough typically More

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Architecture students create studio building in rural Utah using recycled materials

Students in a design-build programme at the University of Utah have completed a studio building on a remote campus in the desert where they live and work for part of the year (+ slideshow). Called Cedar Hall, the building is located in Bluff – a small Utah community of roughly 300 people. The town is home More

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TBD uses contrasting materials to define his-and-hers art studio in the Hamptons

US firm TBD Architecture + Design Studio has created a studio building for a Hamptons couple that consists of two intersecting volumes clad in different materials (+ slideshow). The Leff Art Studio is located on the edge of a residence in Water Mill, a hamlet on Long Island in New York. It was designed for an More

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London architects create pop-up art studio to highlight the city’s unaffordable rents

London Festival of Architecture 2016: architects Tomaso Boano and Jonas Prišmontas have created a small pop-up studio to raise awareness of how London’s unaffordable rents and education is crippling its creative industries (+ slideshow). Boano, an architect at London firm Allies and Morrison, and Prišmontas, who works for himself, sought to question whether London will still be a capital of art More

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Project Orange slots mews-inspired development behind a row of west London shops

Architecture studio Project Orange has reinterpreted the traditional London mews to create a row of contemporary brick studio buildings with residences on top (+ slideshow). The Foundry Mews development replaces a dilapidated car repair workshop, creating a mix of workspaces and homes that are hidden behind a row of high-street shopfronts in west London. The biggest challenge for Project Orange was More

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SHED transforms Washington horse stable into art studio and living quarters

Sliding barn-style doors inside this pared-back studio space and guesthouse by Seattle-based Shed Architecture and Design hint at the building’s past life as a horse stable (+ slideshow). The project, referred to as the Stable Conversion, is located in Kirkland – a Seattle suburb laced with equestrian trails. When the client purchased the 1960s property, a More

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Archi-Union Architects transforms abandoned Shanghai warehouse into ceramicist’s atelier

Archi-Union Architects has added a slatted timber extension on top of an old concrete and brick factory building in Shanghai, turning it into a showroom and workspace for a ceramic artist (+ slideshow). The formerly derelict building is located within the Wuwei Creative Industry Park, on the site of a former chemical-fibre factory. Archi-Union Architects, which also More

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PHAB Architects transforms 1920s packing shed into a contemporary art gallery

Australian studio PHAB Architects has converted a former condensed-milk packing shed into an art gallery and workshop, without losing the building’s industrial character and materiality (+ slideshow). Melbourne-based PHAB Architects restored and extended a 100-year-old building in Toogoolawah, South East Queensland, providing the local community with a contemporary art gallery, plus a sculpture garden and workshop. Called the Somerset Regional Art More

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A449 converts Scottish cottage into writer’s home with scorched larch cladding

Edinburgh practice A449 has adapted a “nondescript” mid-20th-century dwelling in the Scottish Borders to create a home with scenic views for a writer (+ slideshow). The Edinburgh-based practice, led by architect by Matthew Johnson, extended Blakeburn Cottage to the east and west, and clad it in vertical strips of scorched larch. The studio also renovated and reorganised More

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Architect Nicholas Hunt creates a tiny retreat in his Brooklyn garden

American architect Nicholas Hunt has built a micro studio in the backyard of his Brooklyn home, intended to provide “solitude within the immense landscape of New York City”. Called the Brooklyn Garden Studio, the outbuilding encompasses 55 square feet (five square metres). It sits in the slender yard behind the architect’s ground-level apartment in a townhouse More

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Crystalline gold protrusion creates contemplation space for Warsaw art studio

A faceted golden nodule protrudes from one side of this art studio in Warsaw, providing a secluded meditation space for Polish sculptor Pawel Althamer (+ slideshow).  Althamer – who is known for his conceptual sculptures, performances, installations and video work – had outgrown the studio he shares with his father and brother. So he asked Basel architect Piotr More

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Caseyfierro completes five-year project to shape Anish Kapoor’s London studios

Over 20 years after artist and sculptor Anish Kapoor moved into an old dairy factory in south London, Caseyfierro Architects has transformed the entire street block into a series of studios, workshops and galleries (+ slideshow). It took architects Michael Casey and Victoria Fierro five years to renovate the buildings without disturbing the day-to-day workings of Kapoor, whose most-famous works More

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Intervention Architecture transforms Victorian coach house into writer’s home and studio

UK studio Intervention Architecture has converted and extended a dilapidated Victorian coach house near Birmingham, England, to create a live-work space for a writer. The local studio transformed the outbuilding in Moseley to create the home for a writer who wanted a flexible space with plenty of light for living and working. “The writer’s main aim was to convert the disused More

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Panovscott uses old telegraph poles to clad artists’ studio in a Sydney garden

This small shed-like building by Australian architecture studio Panovscott provides a studio for two artists behind their family home in Marrickville, western Sydney (+ slideshow). Clients Todd and Cherine asked local architects Anita Panov and Andrew Scott to design a studio with “gallery quality” environments for making and displaying art, which could be easily accessed from their home. Set at the end of the More

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Folding steel shutters reveal interior of BetweenSpaces’ Bangalore architecture studio

Steel shutters fold open to bring plenty of fresh air into this studio for Bangalore architecture firm BetweenSpaces, which is situated above the home of one of its founders (+ slideshow). The building is located on a north-facing plot in a densely urbanised district of the Indian city. It accommodates the offices of BetweenSpaces on More

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Grey herringbone brickwork covers Chan & Eayrs’ south London block

Pale grey bricks are arranged to create a herringbone pattern across the facade of this housing and studio block in New Cross, southeast London. The project by architectural duo Zoe Chan and Merlin Eayrs is named New Cross Lofts, and provides a pair of residences and a pair workspaces on a steeply sloping side street opposite the area’s rail station. New Cross is home More

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Sarah Wigglesworth adds new metal skin to London factory containing artists’ studios

Sarah Wigglesworth Architects has renovated an early-20th century industrial building to create studios for a charity that supports artists struggling to find affordable workspaces in London (+ slideshow). Sarah Wigglesworth Architects overhauled the dilapidated structure for arts charity SPACE, which operates 18 artist studio buildings providing workspaces for 700 artists across London. Situated in east London’s Hackney neighbourhood, More

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OMA creates a light-filled New York studio for artist Cai Guo-Qiang

OMA has renovated and expanded the New York studio of famed Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang, creating a subterranean library and tea room and enlarging a courtyard at the heart of the space (+ slideshow). The artist’s studio, called Cai Studio, is located in Manhattan’s Lower East Side neighbourhood, in a brick building that was constructed in More

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Tiny writer’s studio by Architensions provides a creative refuge in Brooklyn

Tucked away at the bottom of a Brooklyn garden, this tiny cedar-clad pavilion was designed as a retreat for a pair of writers. Brooklyn-based firm Architensions has created a minimal space with carefully placed views and plenty of natural light, designed to reduce potential distractions. The 50-square-foot (4.6 square metres) interior of the structure is made entirely […]

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Carl Turner’s Peckham plans will provide spaces for “ordinary people” as well as creatives

A London borough came under fire earlier this month for rejecting plans to transform a south London car park into 800 creative studios, but architect Carl Turner says his alternative proposal will offer a resource for the entire local community, not just artists. Turner teamed up with property developers The Collective on the Pop Community proposal – one of three […]

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Sutherland Hussey Harris adds angular brick tower to Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop

A brick-clad tower provides a landmark for this sculpture workshop and cultural hub by Sutherland Hussey Harris, which is slotted into an old railway cutting in Edinburgh (+ slideshow). Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop is a facility providing artists with low-cost studios, exhibition space and workshops in the Scottish capital’s Newhaven area. The centre was previously housed in an […]

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Wooden house by Suzuki Architects also contains a hair salon and a writing studio

The couple that occupy this combined home and workspace in Tokyo each have their own domain – downstairs is a salon for a hairdresser, while upstairs contains a workspace for a writer (+ slideshow). Designed by Kosuke Suzuki and Hisako Yamamura of Suzuki Architects, the 80-square-metre property is a simple cuboidal structure with timber-clad walls, hence […]

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Munarq transforms an old farmhouse into an art studio and gallery in Mallorca

Tasked with creating a painting studio for an artist in rural Mallorca, architect Pau Munar Comas has overhauled a crumbling farmhouse and added a stone-walled extension (+ slideshow). Munar Comas, one of the two founders of local studio Munarq, was asked by artist Dolors Comas to create a work and exhibition space for her amongst […]

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Black Box writing studio by ANX captures iconic Los Angeles views

A small writing studio designed by Aaron Neubert Architects on a hill in Los Angeles frames views of the Griffin Observatory and other landmarks through a room-sized picture window (+ slideshow). The 200-square-foot (18.5 square metres) studio by LA-based Aaron Neubert Architects (ANX) is located in the Franklin Hills neighbourhood and serves as a workspace for a […]

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Zinc cladding lends “workplace aesthetic” to Wimbledon art studios by Penoyre & Prasad

Architecture office Penoyre & Prasad has added an angular studio building clad entirely in zinc panels to the campus of Wimbledon College of Arts in south-west London (+ slideshow). The new building was designed by Penoyre & Prasad to house flexible studios across two storeys, replacing a cluster of old temporary buildings and sheds on a plot within […]

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