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HOUSE DESIGN

© Filip Dujardin
7.4

Dune House Terschelling / Marc Koehler architects

A home that fits in with the dune landscape on Terschelling island in The Netherlands. designed by Marc Koehler Architects, "The design is based on a walk through the dune landscape, where you alternately encounter closed and open spaces at different levels." He has translated that experience into a large open space, divided into a dozen split levels that spiral around the central fireplace. The roof and façade have been given the same wooden look that matches the color of the dunes. "Dune House is a wooden diamond"...
© Florian Holzherr
7.3

Element House / MOS Architects

Element House was designed by Hilary Sample and Michael Meredith of New York–based MOS Architects and is uniquely suited to its off-the-grid location in New Mexico's Chihuahuan Desert. The homes would be completely "off the grid," operating independently of traditional utility services. The pre-fabricated modules, limited to a footprint of 1500 square feet maximum, would follow strict LEED design criteria...
© Peter Bennetts
6.7

HOUSE house / Andrew Maynard Architects

HOUSE House by Andrew Maynard Architects has linked two terraced homes in the Richmond suburb of Melbourne, Australia, by adding a periscope-shaped extension with a special area for two generations of the same family who live next door to each other. The red cedar-clad extension sits at 90 degrees to the original Victorian terrace and includes a house-shaped graphic at street level to encourage graffiti artists to leave the timber alone...
© Stefani Fachini
7.5

Brillhart House / Brillhart Architecture

Brillhart House of Brillhart Architecture’s elevated, 1,500-square-foot house provides a tropical refuge in the heart of Downtown Miami. It includes 100 feet of uninterrupted glass spanning the full length of both the front and rear facades and four sets of sliding glass doors that allow the house to be entirely open when desired...
© Paul Crosby
7.4

Marlboro Music Cottages / HGA Architects and Engineers

Marlboro Music Cottages, These five cottages serve as residences for senior musicians during Marlboro College’s seven-week summer festival, The small footprints, sloped roofs, compact volumes, and indigenous materials fit snuggly into the lush Vermont landscape of rolling hills and streams and respond in a modern contextual way to the farm buildings on Marlboro College’s campus...
© Bill Timmerman
7.8

Tresarca House / assemblageSTUDIO + Designlush

A single-family house outside Las Vegas, Nevada, designed by assemblageSTUDIO. A mesh-covered second story sits above the solid walls of the house's first floor and cantilevers beyond it to create a shaded patio appropriate to the desert climate. Tresarca is a showcase of organic, nevada haven Tresarca is a sophisticated, modern structure with formal drought-resistant gardens desert oasis modern design that fuses function and form...
© Patrick Tighe Architecture, Trevor Tondro
7.3

Montee Karp Residence / Patrick Tighe Architecture

Montee Karp Residence, Malibu by Patrick Tighe Architecture, Located on a hillside site in Malibu overlooking the Pacific Ocean, this 2,200sqft home is the result of an extensive remodelling of an existing home in need of an upgrade. The front facade extends inwards to define the interior spaces creating a forced perspective, framing the extraordinary views out to the Santa Monica Bay...
© Johan Dehlin
6.4

Tree House / 6a Architects

This Tree house design by London-based 6a Architects is a timber-clad, curving extension to an existing 1830’s cottage. The architects used reclaimed timber to match the facades with the tree's material quality and blend the house into the surrounding garden...
© Michael Nicholson

Invisible House / Peter Stutchbury Architecture

The completed stunning ‘Invisible House’ by Peter Stutchbury, Invisible House is located on the western edge of the eastern mountain range of Australia, seamlessly integrating into its surrounds. The rusty steel boxes recall old farm equipment; the undulating curves of the roof slab emulate the rhythm of the encompassing hills; and the flooded roof reflects the sky...
© Greg Richardson
7.4

Cliff House / MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects

Cliff House in Halifax which, true to its name, overhangs a bedrock cliff. The 960-square-foot cabin, designed by MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects, is simplistic and built of light timber, making it both affordable and sustainable. Because of its location, perched atop a cliff, the box-shaped wooden structure offers a stunning view of the sea...
© William Watt
6.5

Cabin 2 / Maddison Architects

Cabin 2 By Maddison Architects, Extending an existing 1960s log cabin, the new architecture is informed by and embedded into the landscape via the folding roof that reiterates the topography. This acts as a new type of landform continuous of the prevailing wind forces shaping the surrounding contorted Moonah trees, while the internal volume directly references the roof...
© Doan Thanh Ha

Blooming Bamboo home / H&P Architects

The bamboo house project called “Blooming Bamboo Home", which can survive natural disasters in Vietnam, was designed by H&P Architects. As one of the top three countries most vulnerable to natural disasters, living with floods is a difficult reality for many in Vietnam. Aiming to create a structure that can survive floodwaters...