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81.WAW.PL
Ski-Jump housE


Houses situated in mountain area have usually quite repetitive, wooden finish. However, it is becoming more and more common to see modern, mountain houses in minimalistic style. One of them was designed by 81.WAW.PL architectural studio. Ski-Jump has a form of simple, minimalistic cube. Used materials are in neutral, toned colors, that help the building […]


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Sándor Dúzs & Architema / Lajos Kuknyó
Sommelier’s Home, Hungary


The residence is located in the suburban area of Budapest. Built on a plot that offers a spectacular panorama and steeply slopes on the north side. The beauty of the bright white villa lies in the exciting geometrical shapes and the exceptional high quality of construction. Yet the modest style are far from being common […]


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Atelier d’Architecture Bruno Erpicum & Partners
CAN MANA


Nature lays down the law. Its wonderful setting dominates, walls become plate glass windows. Light guides us. Trees creep through construction. The pool is soon a feature of the countryside. The liquid element connects us with the sea. Beyond, the story of the house ends on an untouchable horizon, like all other stories. Location: Baleares, […]


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Nico van der Meulen Architects
House Eccleston


Each room leads onto a balcony, and the entire house was built around three massive trees. This is the distinctiveness of the Bryanston House. To enhance the feel of openness and infinity, glass was chosen to feature throughout the residence, from the koi pond outside to the staircase and the windows that face into the […]


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TRU Architects
Cherry Blossom House


The site is located in a rural town surrounded by the beautiful mountains. Its garden is full of old cherry blossom trees which completely cover the site with flowers by mid-April. The owner, a retired business man, wanted a simple house for him and his wife looking to escape the busy city life. The house […]


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LOG architectes
Villa des Sciences


Log architectes’ housing, office and commercial programme resolves the issue of handling corners by joining the street-side façade to the gable wall, making it a façade in its own right. The design defines a simple outline marked by openings and the dynamic of the materials chosen, and seeks to meld the new building into the surrounding […]


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Roth Architecture
Foxground Farmhouse


Foxground Farmhouse is a contemporary addition to a traditional Australian farmhouse located on a rural property on the South Coast of New South Wales. Designed as a holiday house for a modern family, the building provides three new bedrooms, a living area, kitchen and dining area, pool and deck. The new building restores the relationship between the collection […]


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Bagnato Architects
The Parade


Dominic & Marie Bagnato directors of Bagnato Architects, purchased this un-renovated home in 2005 and turned it into a compact designer family home on a site area of only 337sqm with a frontage measuring 6.71m and side boundary 50.29m.With signature attention to impeccable finish and effortlessly sophisticated function, this home has been transformed into a […]


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Studioata
Sottile Accostamento renovation and extension of a residence


The project, concerning the volumetric extension and the renovation of XIX century three-stories building, is an occasion to understand the possible expressive relations and potentialities of the contrast new/old. The pre-existing building, lying on the rocky morenica hill, is expression of the local architectural traditions, such as the bearing walls built in brick and stone, the pitched wood roof, […]


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Borja Garcia Studio
House in Ontinyent


Overview The core of the project is a large open space on the ground floor and a sculptural staircase made of concrete that guide visitors to the upper floors. The materials, with an absolute use of white, are always naked and honest. The basement, a large open space between concrete walls, connect the house with the pool. The […]


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ARCHcoop
A.M.’s Private House


The house presented to your attention is located in the center of Yerevan, 50 meters west of Cascade complex on a plot of 731 square meters and is surrounded by small private buildings (houses and auxiliary structures). The Cascade is a huge white stairwell built into a Yerevan hillside in the 1970s, with water fountains running […]


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Andrew Maynard Architects
Tattoo House


The Tattoo house is Andrew Maynard’s latest built project. The building is a small extension to an existing 3 bedroom house in Fitzroy North, Victoria. The client’s brief was delightfully loose; provide new living and kitchen space for a growing young family and create an open plan with plenty of natural light and high ceilings. […]


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Fujiwarramuro architects
House in Hakusan


By going about their daily lives, humans become attuned to a sense of how much space feels familiar and right – the right size for an entrance, a children’s room, a bedroom, and so on. Although this optimal size may vary according to the individual, a sensible range of these dimensions typically already exists in our mind. A […]


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Agraz Arquitectos
I House


The converged work of Ricardo Agraz, Paolino de Vece and Santiago Ibarrarán developed a strong and clean architectural concept that created the right environment to accommodate the needs of a single inhabitant. Having privacy as a primary objective, the architects pursued the solution for a unique way of dwelling, bringing out a space where program sequences […]


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rzlbd
Lady Peel House


The Birthplace of the world celebrated star of English Musical Comedy, Beatrice Lillie known as Lady Peel, is over a century old, located in downtown Toronto, is now rejuvenated and playing a new character. With respect for the actress who once lived there, the house inherits a talent: playing a new role while living in […]


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AR Design Studio
4 Views


Situated in a prominent location overlooking the city of Winchester and its beautiful surrounding countryside stands Four Views. This striking upside-down build contrasts with its conventional neighbours, displaying a flat overhanging roof, dark grey brick, cedar cladding and grey aluminium framed windows. In 2011, we were approached by a couple wishing to build a new […]


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la SHED architecture
Blue Hills House


Perched on a steeply inclined surface over swamps, the single story residence slides gracefully between the trees and is only hardly visible from the street. As per the occupants’ and architect’s wishes, the house has a dual relationship with its environment; from the outside, it is camouflaged in its setting and is as discreet as […]


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SOSTUDIO / Sergio Orduña Architects
Cumbres doce


Cumbres Doce is an investment project located on a great boom-zone in downtown Cancun. It consists of five separate houses, surveillance booth and access control to the housing develoment. The biggest challenge of the project was the location of the houses on a long strip of land which has a very narrow front and an […]


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_naturehumaine
Alexandra Residence


The client’s priority was to maximize the natural light in their new live/work house in Montreal’s Mile-Ex district. This was made challenging by the east-west orientation of the infill lot. However, our design fills even the core of the house with light through the implementation of a 2 storey light-well which runs the length of […]


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K2LD Architects
The Windcatcher House


Wind Catcher House A stunning landscape calls for a house to “disappear” into the surroundings. The house is situated in a tree conservation area with lush undergrowth and most of the big mature trees on site have to be conserved. The idea is to preserve this “ground” and to have the house touching the ground as lightly […]


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