HOUSE DESIGN

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© Optima DCHGlobal Inc.

Relic Rock Residences / Optima DCHGlobal Inc

Relic Rock by Optima DCHGlobal Inc., is a prototype for a sustainable, modular, prefabricated architectural building system designed to be adaptable to a range of different climates. The program was based on a sustainable building solution focused on the synergy of architecture, technology and construction methodology in accord with the regional desert environment of the site...
© Hervé Abbadie

Maison Escalier / Jacques Moussafir Architectes

Maison Escalier (Stairs House) imagined and realized by Paris-based architects Jacques Moussafir. Located at 22 rue Jacob, this house of 153 m2 steel structure opens onto a quiet courtyard and preserved. Fully glazed façade is dressed in a metallic second skin pattern plant that protects the privacy of the occupants and hints at the complexity of interior volumes...
© Miguel de Guzmán

055 House of Would Prefab House / Elii arquitectura

The Prefab house '055 House of Would' by Madrid-based architects - Elii arquitectura, This house is located in a 1316m2 sloping plot of land in the district of Pedrezuela, 45 km north of Madrid. The house is made up from seven modules of identical geometry structural timber are arranged around a central courtyard. Each specializes in different domestic situations, according to functional needs...
© Bruce Damonte

Moose Road Residence / SFOSL Architects

San Francisco-based architects SFOSL delivers projects 'Moose Road Residence' that are grounded in Scandinavian straightforwardness combined with the innovation and creativity inherent in Northern California. SFOSL operates with the conceptual approach that “The question is the answer”. Within each challenge is a simple solution, and each project strives to produce a simple answer to complex challenges...
© Paul Dyer

Diane Middlebrook Writers’ Cabins / CCS Architecture

CCS Architecture completed The Middlebrook Studios, consisting of four new studios for The Djerassi Resident Artists Program. The property consists of over 582 acres of rolling hills, forests and meadows high in the coastal hills of Woodside, CA. The project was conceived as a memorial to Diane Middlebrook...
© Michael Burns

Shadowboxx House / Olson Kundig Architects

Shadowboxx by Olson Kundig Architects features structural elements that move in surprising but functional ways. Responding to the building’s exposed shorefront site, Kundig, FAIA, devised an elegant system of awning shutters for security and weather protection. Clad in corrugated Cor-Ten steel, the three panels lift to nest under a broad...
© Koji Fujii / Nacasa & Partners

Optical Glass House in Hiroshima / Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP

Surrounded of the tallest buildings in the center of Hiroshima, Japan, emerges almost nanoefeito, a small glass house near a passing cars and trams. And to obtain the highest level of privacy, the architect Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP developed a garden that allows imposing total tranquility to the external environment of the project...