HOUSE DESIGN

© Paul Warchol

Lakeside Retreat / GLUCK+ (Peter Gluck and Partners)

An impressive lakeside vista in New York's Adirondack Mountains is preserved by spliitting this retreat into two volumes, each tucked into the hillside and covered with grass. One building groups the garage and master suite about a courtyard, while the larger structure situates a gym, pool, and living areas around another courtyard. Most of the spaces open themselves towards the nearby lake...
© Kai Nakamura

Double Helix House / o+h – onishimaki + hyakudayuki architects

A little home designed by Tokyo-based architectural unit onishimaki+hyakudayuki architects (o+h). Maki Onishi narrates their concept for this small house in Tokyo: their design responds to the penned in character of the site – only accessed by two narrow alleys...
© Albert Lim
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Laemsingh Villas / Bedmar & Shi

Laemsingh Villas by Bedmar & Shi, These five magnificent homes enjoy an exquisite hill-side location affording ocean panoramas from north to south and mesmerising views. A gated community of the most exclusive villas in Phuket, Thailand...
© Lauri Louekari
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Villa Valtanen / Arkkitehtitoimisto Louekari

Hirsiset cabin Villa Valtanen is designed to Lapland´s fell landscape and was choosen the Log House of The Year 2012 in Finland. Villa Valtanen is designed by Oulu based architect (SAFA) Lauri Louekari and it is hidden in the wilderness of Lapland´s fell landscape. The building is divided in separate cabin, sauna and wood shed, joined by terrace...
© Erieta Attali

Syros House / Myrto Miliou Architects

Designed by Myrto Miliou architects, The house is located in Syros, a plot of 0.40 hectares overlooking the traditional village and the sea. The architectural approach forms a critical dialogue between modern architectural thought and morphological features of Greece, and particularly of Syros...
© Stephen Tierney
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House on Blacksod Bay / Tierney Haines Architects

Three sandstone wings protect an inner courtyard from fierce coastal winds at this seaside house in Ireland by Tierney Haines Architects. The client desired a cottage that could be used as either a quiet winter hideaway or a summer holiday home for a large extended family. Located on the Atlantic coastline, the house is exposed to extreme weather and a corrosive environment. The client wanted to take advantage of the views but provide some protection from the rain and wind...
© Kouichi Torimura

Calling A Plan A Map / ON design partners

A group of 22 independent huts, many on light metal stilts, form a deconstructed home in Calling a Plan a Map by ON design partners. Located south of Tokyo, the house floor plan is viewed as a map that can be added to, or modified, over time. A permanent two-story structure houses the kitchen and living room, all the other parts can be moved, rearranged like furniture in a room...
© Paul Warchol

Shelter Island House / Stamberg Aferiat Architecture

Stamberg Aferiat Architecture conceived of a breathtaking, colorful island retreat nicknamed “Maison Plastique,” intended to reference Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion. Setting out to build an utterly groundbreaking home on Shelter Island for the most discerning clients (themselves!) was no easy feat...
© Sandra Pereznieto

Tepoztlan Lounge / Cadaval & Sola-Morales

Barcelona and Mexico City-based studio Cadaval & Solà-Morales have recently completed the Tepoztlan Lounge, the first building of a larger project which comprises a series of bungalows of different sizes and designs, in a concept of hospitality which foresees a rental period of years, months or days...