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Family House In Pavilniai Regional Park

The custumer is a banker and antique book collector. A four member family house. In the Middle Ages the area, where the building is situated, was a cannon foundry. Customers bought a site where stood the old yellow brick lodge with a basement. Cleaning the plaster of a house revealed that the lodge had been built by ancient bricks which were made in a old Vilnius brick factories. Becouse of a historical and physical value of a house were considered to preserve it by wraping it with outer glass shape. Historical house structure have been carefully restored. Library of a collection of ancient books equipped in the basement of historical lodge. Read More

Modern Victorian House Extension

August 24, 2010 Modern Architecture

David Mikhail Architects add touch of it to this Victorian terraced house during its conversion. They demolished one wing of the house and built a new modern white cube extension on its place. The extension has a full-width glazed wall with 5 metre high sliding doors, which extends the living space out to the garden, and maximizes daylight. The floating staircase and architectural angles present an interesting play of lines in this otherwise rather stark interior. Read More