HOUSE DESIGN

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© Nathan Rader

Haffenden House / PARA Project

Haffendon House, a white box punctured in irregular windows, by PARA Project. This 1,125-square-foot three-story building, which contains a garage, writing studio/library, and reading room at the top, is wrapped in a 1-millimeter-thick swath of white fabric made of silicone-impregnated fiberglass. While the fabric is adhered with silicone to most of the exterior, it is not attached to the glazing on the front facade...
© Ben Hosking

Sawmill House / Archier Studio

This is a house which gently encourages its inhabitants to be gregarious without robbing them of the joy of solitude. Its open plan and flexible nature enables internal spaces to be joined or separated by a series of operable walls. Internal and external boundaries are blurred as entire walls and roofs peel back to welcome sunlight, nature and the sky...
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Txai House / Studio MK27

Txai House from Studio MK27 is a masterful example of fine architectural modernism, bringing a whole new meaning to the requisite; a room with a view. Situated a mere 13 metres above sea level, Overseeing the exquisite landscape of Itacaré, Brazil, the 7,000 square foot house offers an entirely unique experience, integrating the natural habitat of the great outdoors with spectacularly modern interior design...
© Millimeter Interior Design Limited

House in Sai Kung / Millimeter Interior Design Limited

THE SPLIT TRANSFORMATION One of the major shortcomings of split-level homes is that the layout often divides the home into several distinct “boxes” or areas that make it difficult to connect spaces together. As a result, the house becomes cramped and challenging to use effectively. The owner of a home in Sai Kung had a specific request of his interior designer; to create a living space that was "fascinating"...
© Peter Whyte

Premaydena House / Misho + Associates

Premaydena House by Misho + Associates, Set in a breathtakingly beautiful Arcadian landscape of rolling farmland and forested hills with a sublime view of Norfolk Bay, this house is a subtle re-purposing and a thoroughly appropriate application of the Japanese aesthetic in a distinctly different climate and landscape using contemporary materials, notably steel...
© Sharyn Cairns

Kerferd House / Whiting Architects

The Kerferd House is a back-to-basics project by Melbourne-based Architects Whiting Architects, extremely considerably like a child’s drawing of a home: rectangular-shape, pitched-roof, higher-window, featuring major-types and easy-geometry. The interior plays on primal themes of comfort and nesting, with texture and warmth foremost. Archetypal primary forms enable us to relate on a subconscious level putting us at ease instantly...
© Jack Hobhouse

A House for Essex / FAT Architecture and Grayson Perry

The development of a twobedroom guesthouse on the site of an existing derelict farmhouse near the Stour Estuary in Essex. It was designed by the London-based FAT Architecture practice with Britain’s best-loved cross-dresser, Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry, as a holiday rental for the Living Architecture company, the idea of Alain de Botton...
© IBUKU

Sharma Springs / IBUKU

A six-level, four-bedroom home overlooking the Ayung river valley, it's got an area of 750sqm and is built almost entirely of bamboo. The stunning bamboo homes built by Elora Hardy and her team in Bali twist, curve and surprise at every turn. They defy convention because the bamboo itself is so enigmatic. No two poles of bamboo are alike, so every home, bridge and bathroom is exquisitely unique...
© Fernando Guerra / FG+SG

Sambade House / spaceworkers

Sambade House was designed by local firm Spaceworkers, Located in the countryside near penafiel, portugal, the residence takes the form of an elongated concrete bar, which opens fully on its downhill facing elevation to take advantage of expansive views of the distant landscape...