Collection by Isaac Contreras

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A Progressive Melbourne Development Company Helps Facilitate an Exquisite Home Renovation
The BuildHer Collective, a development company whose aim is to empower women to tackle their own construction projects, teams up...
A Run-Down Melbourne Bungalow's Makeover Embraces Light and Family Life
Beyond its "stately facade," the interior of this California-style bungalow was forlorn and neglected when the new homeowners...
A Minimalist Townhouse Provides Serene Accommodations in Historic Kyoto
Located in the 1,200-year-old historic center of Kyoto, Japan, and surrounded by green hills, Nichinichi Townhouse is a holiday...
Tilt-Shift House
The project site for this 2,100 sf residence is a 3,750 sf ascending northwesterly facing parcel with panoramic views towards Los Angeles’ Silver Lake Hills...
A Tiny Footprint Isn’t So Bad When You Live in a Tower
In a popular New Zealand enclave, two homeowners buck the bigger-is-better building trend with a modest getaway tucked into the...
Grids and Colors Inspire the Renovation of a Graphic Designer's Pink L.A. Bungalow
On a sloped plot in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, an almost 100-year-old anonymous bungalow was rendered in pink,...
An Impressive 20-Foot Skylight Transforms a Jumbled Chicago Home
By opening up the atrium of a historic residence in Chicago, an architect shows it may take more than a first (or second) draft...
Saint Kilda West
Light, space and spectacle define the design of this modern addition to a heritage home.
Remember House
Remember House is a minimalist architecture project located in San Francisco, California, designed by Edmonds + Lee Architects.
Nature Drove the Design of This Sculptural, Cor-Ten Steel House in Northern California
Nature informs every aspect of a Northern California residence.
Rudolph House
This mid-century modern house was transformed from a municipal garage into a private house in the late 1950’s by renowned modernist architect Paul Rudolph.
A Brisbane Architect Designs a Light-Filled Addition For Her Brother
With the addition of a striking, two-story "living hub," architect Rebecca Caldwell of Maytree Studios adds the finishing touch...
Brooklyn Brownstone
Located on a tree-lined street in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, this late-1800s, three-story brownstone had been held within a family for decades- and fell...
This High-Flying Home Tackles a Sharp Slope
Working with a limited footprint, a daunting slope, and killer views, architect Bruce Bolander went vertical with a secluded...
Cabin in Longbranch
Jim Olson’s reverence for nature and admiration of the site’s beauty is expressed in the design of this project located on Puget Sound and nestled amidst the...
Remodeling the Town Miller’s House From 1844
Built in 1844, this 2,700-square-foot house—which once belonged to a town miller—is transformed into a modern family home with...
A 16-Foot-Wide Triplex Is Cleverly Reconfigured to Feel Extra Spacious
Within just 580 square feet, a New York architect carves out a comfortable “vertical loft”—no clutter in sight.
A Childhood Home in Madrid Grows Up
A man and his wife make an emotional return to an apartment building he loved as a kid.
The Guttman Loft
Located in the heart of Williamsburg, The Mill Building, formerly the Hinds & Ketcham lithography factory, was converted into artists’ lofts in 2009, with...
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