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Waterwoningen IJburg / Architectenbureau Marlies Rohmer

Dutch architects Marlies Rohmer designed for Water Neighborhood West IJburg, A clear design aesthetic that reflects a new way of life. The houseboats have an interesting composition that clearly refers to the structure and design of the Amsterdam canals. Despite the fact that these are new types fit the history of Amsterdam...... Read More...
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Archway Studios / Undercurrent Architects

Archway Studios in London, designed by Undercurrent Architects is a remarkable architectural project. The building is a three story, dual use residence and work space, surrounding a 19th century railway viaduct. The building’s unique design and appearance helps it to stand out even when dwarfed by inner-city neighbors. As one of 10,000 arches that dissect neighborhoods across London,...... Read More...
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OS House / Johnsen Schmaling Architects

Occupying a narrow infill lot in an old city neighborhood at the edge of Lake Michigan, this LEED Platinum home for a young family demonstrates how a small residence built with a moderate budget can become a confident, new urban constituent. The compact building volume is wrapped with an innovative concrete rain screen facade system that transforms into a delicate scrim of metal rods defining the perimeter of upper level outdoor rooms. Floor-to ceiling apertures penetrate the rain screen, their bright colors an unapologetic nod to the cheerful polychrome of the neighborhood’s Victorian homes...... Read More...

Mirador House / 2.8x arquitectos

The house was designed by 2.8X architects, located in Lima, Peru. This house occupies a steep ground so requires a special design, especially in the car park and the scenery in the neighborhood. The main objective of the customer, an elderly woman, is to start a new phase in his life and feel the atmosphere of renewal and modernity...... Read More...
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Wind-Dyed House / acaa – Kazuhiko Kishimoto

This residence commands a sweeping view of the ocean from its perch on the steep hills that lead down to Sagami Bay in Kanagawa Prefecture, central Japan. In order to minimize the home’s visual impact on the rich natural landscape surrounding it, the architects kept the structure low and molded it to the contours of the land...... Read More...
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View Hill House + Vineyard / Denton Corker Marshall Architecture

View Hill House + Vineyard House, sits on top of a hill overlooking the Yarra Valley vineyards, to the north of Melbourne. It is a striking piece of architecture, with a cantilever coated in corten and sides that open up to views of the stunning landscape. The perforated steel allows dappled light in but keeps the harsh midday light out...... Read More...
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747 Wing House / David Hertz Architects

The 747 Wing House is a unique residential structure designed from the wings of a decommissioned Boeing 747-200 airplane. The project was completed by American architect David Randall Hertz, a fellow of the American Institute of Architects, and his firm, the Studio of Environmental Architecture, in 2011. Working with associate Lucas Goettsche, Hertz assembled...... Read More...
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FCN 2009 Holiday House / Maria Giuseppina Grasso Cannizzo

FCN 2009 Holiday House designed by Italian Architects Maria Giuseppina Grasso Cannizzo, It Situated on the side of a hill, in a seismic area, this is a lesson in freshness of thinking, invention and in the inseparable nature of structure and architecture.An apparently solid plywood-clad box floats above the site, pitched so as to enjoy the horizon and the distant sea...... Read More...

Cloud House / McBride Charles Ryan Architects

The Cloud House is an addition and renovation to a double-fronted Edwardian house in Fitzroy North. Over the course of close to a century, this house has received several additions and modifications. McBride Charles Ryan's work for the house is designed in three parts. This allows for a sequence of distinct and unexpected episodes, with glimpses previewing oncoming spaces and experiences as you move through the home...... Read More...
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Garoza House 10.1 / Herreros Arquitectos

Spanish architects Herreros Arquitectos have completed phase one of what Avi Friedman called a Grow Home, which he defined as "a quality product that allows both the perimeter and interior of a house to be expanded and changed to fit the space needs and budget of its owners. Frills are extra." It is a prefab built with simple, cheap materials, inside and out...... Read More...
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Toda House / Office of Kimihiko Okada

Designed by Tokyo-based architect - Office of Kimihiko Okada, a single family residence in Hiroshima, Japan. Positioned on a perch like a bird's nest, this house is raised on stilts to give panoramic views of the beautiful Inland Sea and Miyajima...... Read More...

Eilbek Canal Boat House / Sprenger Von Der Lippe

The Houseboat on the Eilbek Canal by german practice - Sprenger von der Lippe is a seamless juxtaposition of a secluded, outdoor environment with a contemporarily designed facade and interior layout. As the title implies, the design is a floating residence that aligns the floor level along the water with a spacious living room...... Read More...