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7.5

House Lagnö / Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

Situated on the sloped Baltic coast, Summerhouse Lagnö by Stockholm-based firm Tham & Videgård Arkitekter rests on a rectangular plot between forest and sea. Unlike the area’s wood cottages, the architects constructed two rectilinear, multi-gabled volumes of poured-in-place concrete, joined together by a glazed pavilion...... Read More...
6.3

Memory House / A-cero

The Memory House is another powerful project adding to the impressive portfolio of architecture studio A-cero, led by Joaquin Torres & Rafael Llamazares. The residence was carefully embedded within the pines and oaks “inhabiting” the construction site and displays a bold exterior, defined by white marble, bamboo wood and curving shapes...... Read More...
6.6

Pocafarina House / HIDALGO – HARTMANN Arquitectura

The house is situated on a corner plot with some good views over the distant landscape.In order to enjoy these views and avoid the neighboring buildings, the ideal configuration for the house was to create a compact form of cross which is placed at the center of gravity of the plot...... Read More...
7.9

Lakeside Chicken Point Cabin / Olson Kundig Architects

Olson Kundig Architects idea for the Chicken Point Cabin was to create a lakeside shelter in the woods. This nifty little cabin features a large 9 x 6 m window that opens to the surrounding landscape. They used unfinished low maintenance Materials like,concrete block, steel, concrete floors and plywood...... Read More...
6.9

Fayland House / David Chipperfield Architects

Fayland House, design by David Chipperfield Architects. The house sits in a country meadow north of London in the town of Buckinghamshire. The architects helped return the landscape to its natural state, reintroducing wildflowers and even grazing cows, and designed the house on a single expansive floor that sits comfortably in the landscape, grounds given the very British "Area of Natural Beauty" designation in 1965...... Read More...
7.9

Indigo Slam / Smart Design Studio

Indigo Slam, the home of White Rabbit Gallery owner and philanthropist Judith Neilson. Designed by Smart Design Studio, the brief was to build “the best house in the world” that will “last 100 years”. The style is minimalist, built using mainly concrete, steel, glass, marble and loose bricks — materials that were selected for their wearing properties and pay homage to the home’s inner city warehouse past...... Read More...
8.1

Casa Caldera / DUST

The Casa Caldera was designed by the DUST architects. The tiny house known as Casa Caldera doesn’t provide the easy escape of a typical vacation getaway. This 1,060-square-foot, off-the-grid retreat does deliver are stunning views. It is located just a couple of miles North of the United States-Mexico border and is almost completely hidden from view...... Read More...
6.5

Scope House / mA-style architects

mA-style architects received commissioned to start thinking about how building this venue. Landslide prevention area because of the site is below the cliff, building less land, so the architects with support from a surface of a wall and a thin building north of the main body of the infinite beauty amount. This volume trapezoid, the largest north-facing, to seize the the outside beautiful natural changes --- landscape, light, wind. Very simple and comfortable throughout the building space, keep the inside and outside of appropriate open...... Read More...

Country Club Residence / Migdal Arquitectos

The residence "lives" to a golf course in Mexico City. The project, while considering its views, its principal south-facing orientation and the morphology of the land, is created L-shaped, permitting all spaces to face the "great garden", while creating a continuity of...... Read More...

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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...... Read More...
7.7

Tresarca House / assemblageSTUDIO + Designlush

A single-family house outside Las Vegas, Nevada, designed by assemblageSTUDIO. A mesh-covered second story sits above the solid walls of the house's first floor and cantilevers beyond it to create a shaded patio appropriate to the desert climate. Tresarca is a showcase of organic, nevada haven Tresarca is a sophisticated, modern structure with formal drought-resistant gardens desert oasis modern design that fuses function and form...... Read More...
6.4

Venice Canals Residence / Predock Frane Architects

Venice Canals Residence by predock frane architects is a remodel/addition for a couple and their dog in venice beach, california, adjacent to the original canals, where the body of the 1940’s bungalow that was demolished established up a set of control points for the new project...... Read More...
7.1

Luz House / ARQUITECTURA-G

Luz House, a single-family house born from the transformation of an existing structure in the Spanish town of Cilleros. Luz House transforms the existing house of Mrs. Luz Almeida in order to maximize natural light and provide an outdoor space. The architects used the low budget and physically tight constraints of the project to their advantage, empyting the interior of the house, arranging the new house around a central courtyard, and leaving the stone façades and rammed-earth party walls...... Read More...
7.6

MM House / OHLAB

The energy efficient house, designed by Oliver Hernaiz Architecture Lab (OHLAB), is named MM House and is located in Palma, the capital of the Spanish island of Mallorca. Aiming to achieve maximum energy efficiency by adapting the house to the program, solar orientations, views, and terrain slopes...... Read More...

Gehry Residence / Frank Gehry

"Gehry Residence". Deconstructivist re-working of conventional suburban California house. Further remodeled in several phases, over the decades, since the original seminal reworking in 1978...... Read More...

Tanglewood House / Schwartz/Silver Architects

The house was built by Schwartz of Schwartz/Silver Architects for his wife when he was inspired by the wonders of the Grand Canyon during a visit. The inspiration recurred to him again in a dream where he then brought his image into a sketch...... Read More...

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...... Read More...

Premaydena House / Misho + Associates

Premaydena House by Misho + Associates, Set in a breathtakingly beautiful Arcadian landscape of rolling farmland and forested hills with a sublime view of Norfolk Bay, this house is a subtle re-purposing and a thoroughly appropriate application of the Japanese aesthetic in a distinctly different climate and landscape using contemporary materials, notably steel...... Read More...

Colorado Outward Bound School Micro Cabins / Colorado Building Workshop

A group of architecture students from the Colorado Building Workshop recently constructed 14 attractive small cabins near Leadville, Colorado. Participating in a design-build programme, the students designed the cabins for the Colorado Outward Bound School – 14 cabins provide more than just shelter. They are sustainable micro-dormitories devised to connect students with nature, in the heart of the Rocky Mountains...... Read More...

11 Boxes / Keiji Ashizawa Design

In order to maximize space on site, a simple construction method is chosen. 11 steel frame boxes are formed using steel angles and used as the main structure while external wall panels are attached on without the need of any additional structure...... Read More...

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7.4

Enough House / MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects

This unique 2-storey dwelling was designed by Brian MacKay-Lyons and engineered by Reneé MacKay-Lyons. The Enough House with its traditional gabled roof talks to the adjacent 1880 octagonal Troop Barn and 1830 Cheboque School House. At the same time, its modern Corten steel exterior gives the Gate House a unique identity in the Shobac landscape...... Read More...
7.6

MM House / OHLAB

The energy efficient house, designed by Oliver Hernaiz Architecture Lab (OHLAB), is named MM House and is located in Palma, the capital of the Spanish island of Mallorca. Aiming to achieve maximum energy efficiency by adapting the house to the program, solar orientations, views, and terrain slopes...... Read More...
7.3

Newberg Residence / Cutler Anderson Architects

Cutler Anderson Architect has designed a single-family residence in Newberg, OR that embraces nature by taking advantage of its beautiful surroundings. The residence, engineered by MBE, utilizes Corten steel moment frames to achieve the open front of the house that meets the pond. General Contractor R+H from their Bend, Oregon office...... Read More...
8.3

Konieczny’s Ark / KWK Promes

Konieczny’s Ark is an unusual, one-storey house built in Brenna near Cieszyn (southern Poland) on one of the steep slopes of the Beskid Mountains. It is made of concrete and heavily glazed. Its simplicity is contradicted by the innovative structure on which the building rests. Due to the steepness of the slope, designers from Konieczny’s KWK Promes design studio decided to treat the house like a bridge, allowing rainwater to flow harmlessly underneath...... Read More...
8.4

K Valley House / Herbst Architects

K Valley House, Designed by husband-and-wife team Lance and Nicola Herbst of Auckland-based Herbst Architects, includes recycled elements such as corrugated iron and timber. Both of these houses are inspired by the shapes and materials of traditional rural buildings, sited in countryside near Thames. The house acts as a place of retreat for its clients...... Read More...
8.2

Tree House Unit at Camp Graham / Weinstein Friedlein Architects

Tree House Unit at Camp Graham of Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines is a new tree house project at its resident camp on Kerr Lake in Vance County. In September 2012, as part of a multi-year property development plan, Girl Scouts – North Carolina selected a tree house unit concept and site plan developed by Weinstein Friedlein Architects...... Read More...
6.8

Greja House / Park + Associates

The private house designed by Park + Associates in Singapore clearly differenciates itself from its neighbours. The design opens up the spaces to connect and communicate with one another across multiple directions, creating an expanded network of connections that increases the opportunities for familial interactions...... Read More...
6.4

R-Torso-C House / Atelier Tekuto

R-Torso-C is a minimalist residence located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Atelier Tekuto. A house built using a new type of environmentally friendly concrete called SHIRASU concrete. SHIRASU is the deposit of pyroclastic flow of volcanic ash found widely in Kagoshima Prefecture. The external form is the result of a process of pruning off the corners from a regular rectangular volume at an angle facing the sky...... Read More...
7.9

Weekend House at Sildegarnsholmen / Knut Hjeltnes Arkitekter

Weekend House at Sildegarnsholmen by Knut Hjeltnes Arkitekter, Buliding in the coastal zone in Norway is challenging in general, but in this case it was made even more complicated by the architectural double coding: the new building replaces an old warehouse that was washed ashore in a storm in 1992, but it also has to work as a modern weekend house with all modern comforts...... Read More...