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Valbourg
Exceptional House in the Middle of a Natural Forest


Five minutes from the village of Val-David, near Dufresne Regional Park, a jewel of a development is hidden up on a hill. So few of these properties, destined for true nature lovers, are left in the region. This natural haven of some 50 acres hosts an exceptional residence is for sale. Born from the imagination […]


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3ndy Studio
House in the Pine Forest


The place where this house is set is one of the most exclusive places of Italy, sited in Liguria and called “Arenzano Pineta”: the landscape is extraordinary about 100 meters above the sea. An upland of 135 hectares of land and it was a game preserve and an agricultural zone. In the pine forest of […]


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Petra Gipp Arkitektur
Refugium of a Forester


The nature reserve of Grimeton is part of Åkulla beech woods area, situated a couple of miles east of Varberg, close to the world heritage of Grimeton. It is a dramatic nature that rises over the flat arable lands along the seaboard. Highly situated on a plateau by one of the smaller lakes, Rörsjön, the […]


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BAK Arquitectos
Casa de Hormigon


BAK Arquitectos propose choices which guarantee the survival of the natural environment. Mar Azul is a place well-known for us since time ago, so when in 2004 we built our first work, we knew that we have to join in a land that despite of its worthy landscape, it has never count with a legal […]


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Parque Humano
Casa en el Bosque


The house is located in Valle de Bravo, Estado de Mexico, Mexico (19°11’33” N 100°07’50” O), weather ranges from 33°C to -2°C. The plot faces Avándaro Lake  and the protected  forest area of Cerro Gordo, rich in pine and oak trees. For the concept of this project, we asked ourselves whether or not we were […]


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BAK Arquitectos
JD House


Recognizing and seizing the particular maritime-forest microclimate together with the low budget available and with the requirement of a minimum posterior maintenance were determinant in the decision of the esthetic-constructive system of the house. The need to capture the light that passes through the trees led us to conceive the house as a “semicovered” and […]


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Kariouk Associates
Hurteau-Miller Cottage


This cottage is designed for a couple with a young son and will serve as a center-point for the gatherings of a greatly extended family and will one day become the family’s primary residence. The challenge was to implement an architectural strategy that breaks down very large programmatic requirements and, as a result, the seeming […]


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yh2
Geometry in Black


In the Laurentians, a dense forest on a slight hill, down-turns into the expansion of a small river. Through the trees, the body of a black building is divided into three blocks linked by glass passageways. Three blocks of a home, mid-level from each other, are all in direct contact with the earth. Three blocks […]


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Altius Architecture Inc.
Eels Lake Residence


This project continues the Southern Ontario tradition of cottaging, while pushing the typology beyond one of occasional use into a year round dwelling. The home immerses itself in the surroundings, drawing from the beauty of the entire site, in addition to the powerful focus of the lake. Clean, modern spaces, rich in material and texture, […]


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