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Tiny – (less than 51 sqm):

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HUS-1 / Torsten Ottesjö Architect

Hus-1 is a small house designed and built by Torsten Ottesjö. The building was constructed on site. The idea is a dwelling as personification. The dwelling features convex walls which seam together with the floor creating both a sense of airiness and a naturally curved seating space along the sides of the interior...... Read More...
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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...
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Cabin Knapphullet / Lund Hagem Arkitekter

Small cabin called Knapphullet (means buttonhole) by Norwegian studio Lund Hagem nestles against a cliff, and features a stepped concrete roof that doubles as a viewing platform and replaces two previously existing structures. The 30-square-metre retreat sits on a rocky site in Sandefjord on Norway's south-east coast. Designed as a summer residence for one of the Oslo studio's founding partners...... Read More...
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Tree Top Studio / Max Pritchard Architect

The architect Max Pritchard created a personal studio for his practice in Australia with an interesting timber structure. The two-level timber tower is a mere four metres in diameter, but it serves its purpose well. Nestled in amongst the treetops it is accessible from the house by a timber walkway and is striking for its rationalised simplicity and bold sculptural form...... Read More...
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Hex House-A Rapidly Deployable Dignified Home / AFS-Architects For Society

AFS-Architects For Society designs building solutions that target these populations, and their Hex House is a brilliant affordable shelter that can be rapidly deployed to provide a dignified, comfortable space that feels anything but temporary. The hexagonal shape of the shelter was chosen for its inherent structural stability plus it also allows for a greater degree of modularity than would be the case with fewer sides...... Read More...

Big – (451 sqm – 650 sqm):

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Flint House / Skene Catling de la Peña

Flint House, at Waddesdon in Buckinghamshire, designed and realised by Skene Catling de la Peña, architects. This mineral and poetic work inspired by the geology of the site is, An example of an innovative piece of architecture that suggests a typology for the one-off house that is not an object in the landscape but is of the landscape...... Read More...

#House#1.130 / estudio.entresitio

#house#1.130 is a minimalist house located in Madrid, Spain, designed by Estudio.Entresitio. A house on a tight suburban site provides a series of choreographed views through landscaped spaces and pavilion-like rooms...... Read More...

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...

Casa Hemeroscopium / Ensamble Studio

Hemeroscopium is for the Greek the place where the sun sets, an allusion to a place that exists only in our mind, in our senses. It is constantly moving and mutable, but is nonetheless real. It is enclosed, delimited and suggested by the horizon, though it is defined by light and only takes place in a precise moment of time. By Ensamble Studio & Antón García-Abril...... Read More...

Shokan House / Jay Bargmann

Jay Bargmann of Rafael Viñoly Architects has designed a house for his family in the Catskill Mountains Forest Preserve, New York. The house stands just below a mountain summit, at the edge of the Ashokan reservoir, The project relies on this wild landscape to offer a dwelling which mimics the environment, becoming part of the surrounding views and the nature (water, trees...) Steel, glass, concrete, ceramic and wood are left exposed and unadorned throughout the building...... Read More...

Waccabuc House / Chan-li Lin & Denise Ferris

Designed and constructed by Architect Chan-li Lin of Rafael Vinoly Architects on a 3.25 acre site, Located in a fabulous woodland clearing the ‘Waccabuc House’ is a dynamic example of a contemporary forest home. This minimalist home is in a small hamlet in Westchester County, New York. Architect Chan li lin was instantly inspired when he visited the site...... Read More...

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...... Read More...

La Canada Mid Century (Meyerhofer Residence) / Jamie Bush & Co.

This Bush Interiors project is a ground up 5,000 square foot glass, steel, redwood and stone modern house set in the foothills of La Canada Flintridge, California. The house was based on its mid century predecessor which was in poor condition and fell apart over time. The owners loved the original house so much that they spent six years creating an homage to the original but with major aesthetic and technological improvements...... Read More...

LASTEST UPDATE: House Design

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Irekua Anatani House / Broissin Architects

This house was designed by the Broissin Architects to become a natural addition to this plot of land, Located in a mountainous area in Avandaro, Mexico. The clients were two families that were going to share the common areas of the house, so the design had to have the private areas really private but the common areas very accesible to both families...... Read More...
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Cabin Knapphullet / Lund Hagem Arkitekter

Small cabin called Knapphullet (means buttonhole) by Norwegian studio Lund Hagem nestles against a cliff, and features a stepped concrete roof that doubles as a viewing platform and replaces two previously existing structures. The 30-square-metre retreat sits on a rocky site in Sandefjord on Norway's south-east coast. Designed as a summer residence for one of the Oslo studio's founding partners...... Read More...
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Michigan Lake House / Desai Chia Architecture

This 4,800 square foot home is perched on a woodland bluff overlooking Lake Michigan designed by Desai Chia Architecture, using “shou sugi ban” on the exteriors. Shou Sugi Ban is a traditional Japanese method of charring wood so it becomes rot resistant and bug resistant. They also reclaimed dying ash trees from the site and milled them down to be used as interior cabinetry,..... Read More...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...