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Ocean Grove Surf Life Saving Club: Sustainable Surf Lifesaving Hub

A rectangular, black metal building with a surfboard-toting person entering through the large doorway.

Designed by the renowned Wood Marsh Architecture, the Ocean Grove Surf Life Saving Club in Australia captures the rugged essence of the country’s sandstone coastline. Positioned within the dunes, this club building features a unique blend of horizontality and verticality, with a control tower standing as a coastal beacon. The design, driven by a robust and weathered approach to materiality, seamlessly integrates the structure into its natural surroundings, creating a gathering place for the community.

Driftwood Home: Beachfront Haven by South Architects

FeaturedA modern, multi-level home with a sleek wooden exterior, expansive windows, and a wraparound deck.

Situated along the picturesque coastline of Christchurch, New Zealand, the Driftwood Home is a stunning architectural masterpiece designed by the acclaimed South Architects Limited. Inspired by the weathered beauty of driftwood, this two-level house seamlessly blends modern design with natural elements, creating a harmonious living experience. With a focus on first-floor living and breathtaking views of the water from nearly every room, the Driftwood Home is a testament to the designer’s exceptional skill and the clients’ vision for a long-term, accessible residence.