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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Torus House By N Maeda Atelier - 01

Torus House / N Maeda Atelier

See-through walls of glass and perforated steel at this house in Saitama, Japan, by architecture studio N Maeda Atelier. “The upper unit presents a sharp contrast to the open, transparent lower layer, with its weighty, massive appearance almost like a heavily-armed tank defending the rather indoorsy life of the client’s family,” says N Maeda Atelier…

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Hewlett Street House By MPRDG - MPR Design Group - 01

Hewlett Street House / MPRDG – MPR Design Group

MPRDG – MPR Design Group have designed this exquisite house on Hewlett Street in Bronte, Australia. This project differs modern architectural forms. Two rectangular tubing with rounded corners form the second and third floor. The house is fully painted in white. Only the interior feature bare concrete and light wood textures. In the main living areas give due attention to natural light…

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Estate In Extremadura By Ábaton Architects - 01

Estate In Extremadura / Ábaton Architects

Spanish firm ÃBATON faced the challenge of transforming an abandoned stable tucked away on a hillside far from city infrastructure into a state-of-the-art, environmentally conscious family residence without disturbing the pristine ecological and aesthetic milieu of Cáceres, Spain…

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X-House By Cadaval & Sola-Morales - 01 Sandra Pereznieto

X-House / Cadaval & Solà-Morales

The X-House sits atop a steep hill in Cabrils, Barcelona, with impressive views over a valley. Fashioned in the shape of its namesake, albeit in giant concrete form, the house is the handiwork of young Mexico City and Barcelona-based architects, Cadaval & Sola-Morales, known for bold, formal gestures and modern lines…

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