St Andrews Beach House By Sean Godsell Architects - 36

St Andrews Beach House / Sean Godsell Architects

St Andrew’s Beach on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula is unusual in that it is one of the few locations in Australia where construction is permitted right on the foreshore. Normally the coastline is protected as government owned land however in St Andrew’s there are buildings sited on the beach which face the Southern Ocean. Our site is elevated and exposed to magnificent ocean views and in winter, gale force winds…

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Flip House By Fougeron Architecture - 01

Flip House / Fougeron Architecture

Anne Fougeron and her firm in San Francisco. Their Flip House reconfigures a townhouse in their home city to reconnect it to its urban and natural context. Like many houses in San Francisco , the house had to deal with various problems on the ground with its sloping topography and solar orientation. The architects have reformulated the rear of the house with its main facade with faceted glass wall custom … Divided into three vertical panels that grow inside and out, this dynamic prism brings light and animation and spectacular views in every communal space…

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Casa Corallo By Paz Arquitectura - 01 - Andres Asturias

Casa Corallo / Paz Arquitectura

Casa Corallo in Guatemala City. The luxurious home, which was designed by Paz Arquitectura, was built into a lush hillside in Guatemala City’s Santa Rosalía area. The house isn’t just surrounded by trees; it actually has mature trees growing right through the living room. Working with a site that was full of dozens of big trees, the design team and builders chose to integrate the modern home into the existing landscape, laying the foundation around the growth…

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Suburban Beach House By David Barr Architect & Ross Brewin Architecture & Urbanism - 01

Suburban Beach House / David Barr Architect & Ross Brewin Architecture & Urbanism

Suburban Beach House by David Barr + Ross Brewin, in coastal Perth, Australia, architecturally combines the origins of the client couple and challenges the convention of the large brick house typical of the area’s emerging development…

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Karboora House By O'Neill Architecture - 01 Scott Burrows

Karboora House / O’Neill Architecture

O’Neill Architecture gives a North Stradbroke Island retreat a down to earth feel by splitting the program across two low-rise pavilions. Set high on Karboora Drive, Karboora house is only a 6 minute walk to Cylinder and Deadmans beach. The property is nestled in a private bushland setting, yet boasts a stunning northerly aspect to take advantage of expansive Coral Sea views and summer sea breeze…

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Clifftop House Maui By Dekleva Gregoric Arhitekti - 01

Clifftop House Maui / Dekleva Gregoric Arhitekti

Familiar with dense urban environments in Europe, the architects had a very different challenge in Maui. Their concept combines several “houses” under a common roof. The roof also serves as a folded wood deck and integrates the house with the landscape. Each separate “house” is a U-shaped volume with a bedroom and bath that each open to the ocean view…

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Blue Sky Home By o2 Architecture - 01

Blue Sky Home / o2 Architecture

A collaborative effort between Prefabricated Home developer Blue Sky Homes LLC and Palm Springs based Architect Lance O’Donnell of o2 Architecture. The house sits amidst a jumble of fantastically weathered granite boulders in a national park-like setting in the private community of Rock Reach in the Town of Yucca Valley. Taken together, the house and the setting offer a high desert escape second to none…

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