HOUSE DESIGN

© Jeroen Musch
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Villa Kogelhof / Paul de Ruiter Architects

Villa Kogelhof by Amsterdam-based Architect - Paul de Ruiter Architects, Balancing on little more than two slim concrete posts, Villa Kogelhof barely touches the landscape it sits in, a 25-hectare wild wonderland typical of this seaside region in the south-west of The Netherlands. ‘The house is designed to blend into the landscape,’ says architect Paul de Ruiter. ‘I wanted it to be non-intrusive, integrated in the panorama and sky...
© Marie-Louise Halpenny

House on Mount Anville / Aughey O’Flaherty Architects

The Dublin-based practice Aughey O'Flaherty Architects has replaced a 1970s bungalow with an ‘energy efficient’ home in Mount Anville on the outskirts of the Irish capital. Its beautiful combination of materials, use of sunlight, and for integrating ecological elements so seamlessly into such a contemporary design...
© Daniel Bruhin W.

OUTside IN House / Fernanda Vuilleumier Studio

Fernanda Vuilleumier Studio has designed the OUTside IN House in Chile. The design of Outside IN House consists in bringing the exterior materials to the interior. The materials carry ambivalent meanings of a vernacular form...
© Bent Rene´Synnevåg

Fogo Island Arts Studio & Residencies / Saunders Architecture

The Shorefast Foundation and the Fogo Island Arts Corporation has commissioned the Newfoundland-born, Norway-based architect Todd Saunders to design a series of six artists’ studios on various Fogo Island locations. The organization is committed to preserving the Islanders’ traditions and aims at rejuvenating the island through the arts and culture. Whose work is frequently site-specific to the North Atlantic and draws upon the region’s wood-building tradition...
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Casa Bola / Eduardo Longo

This extraordinary house, spherical, it's an icon of the utopian architecture. Another peculiarity in the middle of São Paulo's city. The "Casa Bola" - the "Ball House" - in the centre of Sao Paulo. Architect Eduardo Longo built it with his own hands between 1974 and 1979. Five years were necessary to the architect to build the Casa Bola alone on the roof of his house converted into an office. Inside, the decor is reduced to a minimum, but the ball home offers as standard a standard apartment on only 8 m diameter arranged on four levels...
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Villa F / Hornung and Jacobi Architecture

On the coast of Rhodes, Greece is located adjacent to a winding road this magnificent Villa F by the German architects Hornung and Jacobi. The architects have realized the house behind an existing stone wall, adjacent to a winding road with directly behind the Mediterranean coast. The house has a form of a bent rectangular prism facing the sea with open-plan living, lots of space and natural light...