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Helin & Co Architects
Villa Krona


Positioned on a remote island in the Gullkrona archipelago, Finland, the ‘Villa Krona’, a single family residence designed by Helsinki-based practice Helin & Co Architects has been on World Architecture Festival 2011 – Shortlisted. Perched high upon a cliff overlooking the baltic sea, this segmented dwelling and veranda gradually unfolds to reveal unobstructed vistas of the […]


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Tóth Project
Residence in Mosonmagyaróvár


The building can be found in a quiet, suburban residential park of Mosonmagyaróvár of north-western Hungary. It is a one-family house for a four-person family. Fortunately our relationship with the clients began in an early stage, for the site selection. In the built up and inhabited environment an ideally wide site was selected on which we […]


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Studio Kalamar
House in the woods


House stands at the edge of a village near Murska Sobota, last in the row in the last village street. Clearly defined plot opens to three sides – to the field in the south, to a glade with an apiary in the east and a sunlit acacia wood to the north. A high green barrier […]


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Nook Architects
Twin House


From the historic Gothic Quarter in Barcelona, a project for two adjacent apartments arrived to us, which turned out to be a diamond in the rough. The dwellings were on a deplorable state; several low quality interventions from different times overlapped each other. Its distribution was the result of common customs of the past in which […]


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Atelier d’Architecture Bruno Erpicum & Partners
AALON


“Se démondaniser”; “Disconnecting”; a wall cuts the home off from the world outside: the French coast distorted by common town planning. On the other side, the sea. This is our escape. Nature stirs. Wind bends tree trunks. The roof bows before a bustling environment. Location: France Architect: Atelier d’Architecture Bruno Erpicum & Partners Year of completion: […]


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Rossetti + Wyss Architekten AG
Gottshalden


The house in Gottshalden is located on a plateau over the Lake Zurich. It is set in green surroundings with a high quality of life, dominated by agricultural use. The volume exhibits a unified design, with a reduced, sharp-angled timber facade. The furniture-like wooden skin defines both walls and rooftops, covering the exterior in a single […]


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NORD Architecture
Westbourne Drive


NORD’s aim was to increase the accommodation in a typical inter-war, converted bungalow in a manner befitting the site, street (a conservation area), family-client and strict planning regulations. Previous, ad-hoc additions had left a legacy of inefficient plot use, a complex and vulnerable roof form and a building whose history of development was illegible. An […]


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Studio Velocity
House in Chiharada


Sky-view ground floor, city-like top floor (House in Chiharada) “Deconstruction of a multi-floored architecture” A site with a two-storied main house is split in half and a new house for a young couple is going to be built on the vacant area. Although there is enough space within the surrounding environment and there are no approximate […]


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Natalie Dionne Architecte
T HOUSE


T HOUSE, a country retreat in Quebec’s Eastern Townships was designed by NDA for a busy urban Montreal family. It is inspired from the writings of Pliny the Younger, whose sensual descriptions of two large Italian villas dating back to antiquity stimulate the imagination and compels us to contemplate one’s place in the surrounding landscape. […]


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KOLENIK Eco Chic design
Residence Rotterdam


What do you get when you are the owner of a sublime villa in Rotterdam and you give designer Robert Kolenik carte blanche to redesign your interior? Eco chic eye candy for extremely comfortable living. Take the living room for example. With that grand, eye-catching, custom-made Proud couch by Kolenik measuring 6.5m in length, together with a pivoting door […]


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Architect Show Co., Ltd.
A2-house「shell house」


The house with the name of “shell” is located a short distance away from the Fukuoka city. Traffic volume of the road on the north side a lot, surrounding areas, Store and housing disarray, site is surrounded by other houses. “Shell house” was designed to protect the residents from these elements, foster family, as the housing of safety and security. […]


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JUO
Breust residence


Situated on a narrow block is a playful arrangement of contrasting materials and forms in this two-storey residence. An organic timber clad structure in landscaped surrounds is the prelude to the floating concrete box of the main residence. Whilst the external form of this home manifests itself as this box framing the first floor volume, […]


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Nook Architects
Casa Sal


For Nook there are two different types of projects from the client’s point of view: that of an owner who will live on the dwelling, and those focused for an unknown user (for example, a rental apartment). On commissions for the first example, we try get to know the client’s day to day customs and […]


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Elodie Nourrigat & Jacques Brion
Construction of a new individual house


Situated in a pine forest on a plot with a steep, the first job was the creation of an enabling environment for the establishment of a home. The slope is both the first constraint and the major asset of the place to embrace an open landscape on the horizon. Two axes marked two choices in the […]


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RRJ Arquitectos
House in Comporta


The house is on a large estate located in Comporta, Portugal. The site is completely clear, defined only by sandy soil, with spontaneous undergrowth vegetation and heavily punctuated by the vertical lines of many pines. Against this backdrop, the main objective of architect Rui Pinto Gonçalves, from RRJ Arhitects, was to design a piece that would […]


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Bernardo Bader Architects
Haus Fontanella


Aim of the project: Not far away from the town centre of Fontanella – an old village of Walserpeople – the house is situated on a inclined south-terrace-plane. Not just to benefit from the great view but also to optimise the property ́s borders, the building is placed on the upper part of the property […]


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Vanguarda Architects
Terravista House


  Placed on an irregular lot, located at the end of a curve, this house has a single floor layout. The access is in the center of the lot and allows for the location of the private rooms in a line that is to the front, including the master suite and its service rooms, two […]


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Anik Péloquin Architecte
Maison de Chateaubriand


The environment of this former stationmaster house has radically changed in recent decades. On the west side, the railways have given way to a big park with trees that have since matured. On the east side, there is now a suspended highway that cuts through the city. The renovation and expansion of this property fits […]


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TG-Studio
Mews House


TG-Studio has fully modernised this Mews House in London’s Fitzrovia. The three storey terraced mews house was formerly used as an office building before our client Mike Penn bought it in 2012. Mike, a well-known fashion/portrait/ horse photographer (“Best Horses in The World”), asked TG Studio to transform the building into his London home and studio office. Now the […]


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Nervegna Reed Architecture + PHTR Architects
The White House


The client, an Art Gallery director, asked for a contemporary home on a narrow inner city allotment. The house was to have two bedrooms plus an extra study that could be used for visiting artists to stay in, and was also to include a private subterranean gallery. The house extends over 3 levels; the entry […]


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