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7.3

Txai House / Studio MK27

Txai House from Studio MK27 is a masterful example of fine architectural modernism, bringing a whole new meaning to the requisite; a room with a view. Situated a mere 13 metres above sea level, Overseeing the exquisite landscape of Itacaré, Brazil, the 7,000 square foot house offers an entirely unique experience, integrating the natural habitat of the great outdoors with spectacularly modern interior design...... Read More...
7.6

Dune House Terschelling / Marc Koehler architects

A home that fits in with the dune landscape on Terschelling island in The Netherlands. designed by Marc Koehler Architects, "The design is based on a walk through the dune landscape, where you alternately encounter closed and open spaces at different levels." He has translated that experience into a large open space, divided into a dozen split levels that spiral around the central fireplace. The roof and façade have been given the same wooden look that matches the color of the dunes. "Dune House is a wooden diamond"...... Read More...
7.4

Sorrento House / Robert Mills Architects

Sorrento House by Robert Mills Architects,This a contemporary Palladian villa that unashamedly takes its lead from the great seaside villas but adds an ultra-modernist twist. Sorrento showcases the core ingredients of modern Rob Mills design: a monochromatic palette of exposed concrete and honed basalt...... Read More...

Sorrento House / NMBW Architecture Studio

A HUMBLE beach house, the Sorrento House by NMBW Architecture Studio. Sorrento house celebrates the idea of the traditional Australian Beach holiday. A series of flexible and interconnected spaces, the house is a sensitive and deft response to environment and site...... Read More...
6.6

Hut on Sleds / Crosson Clarke Carnachan Architects

Hut on sleds by architects Crosson Clarke Carnachan can be towed off the beach and out of harm’s way. Located within a designated erosion zone on the Coromandel Peninsula, the house was designed as a mobile structure to satisfy a planning condition requiring that all buildings in the area be removable...... Read More...

Bay Residence / Stelle Architects

"I wanted a lot of wood elements," the client says. "I didn't want a cold, modern box."This waterfront property unfolds in a sequence of views, both revealed and concealed, a kind of Kabuki shadow play that starts at the driveway and snakes down the entire length of the five-acre lot...... 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...

Flip House / Fougeron Architecture

Anne Fougeron and her firm in San Francisco. Their Flip House reconfigures a townhouse in their home city to reconnect it to its urban and natural context. Like many houses in San Francisco , the house had to deal with various problems on the ground with its sloping topography and solar orientation. The architects have reformulated the rear of the house with its main facade with faceted glass wall custom ... Divided into three vertical panels that grow inside and out, this dynamic prism brings light and animation and spectacular views in every communal space...... Read More...

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...

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...... Read More...

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...... Read More...
8.2

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...... Read More...
6.9

Clifftop House Maui / Dekleva Gregoric Arhitekti

Familiar with dense urban environments in Europe, the architects had a very different challenge in Maui. Their concept combines several “houses” under a common roof. The roof also serves as a folded wood deck and integrates the house with the landscape. Each separate “house” is a U-shaped volume with a bedroom and bath that each open to the ocean view...... Read More...
8.2

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...
6.9

Karboora House / O’Neill Architecture

O’Neill Architecture gives a North Stradbroke Island retreat a down to earth feel by splitting the program across two low-rise pavilions. Set high on Karboora Drive, Karboora house is only a 6 minute walk to Cylinder and Deadmans beach. The property is nestled in a private bushland setting, yet boasts a stunning northerly aspect to take advantage of expansive Coral Sea views and summer sea breeze...... 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...

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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...