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T38 studio
HDJ86


On a site where we are designing 11 single family homes, HDJ86 is one of the first ones to be finished. Built in Tijuana, we have taken advantage of the increidible construction craft that is available, in which construction workers have worked in both the USA and Mexico, so they can perfectly execute construction techniques used in both […]


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Affonso Risi Architect
Residence I


House facing a green square. The front façade is oriented to the northwest overlooking a square with trees. Downstairs there’s a garage and access, living rooms, veranda and service spaces; upstairs, four bedrooms, restrooms, a second living room and a veranda. We tried to provide it with a maximum continuity of space, removing barriers wherever possible. Special […]


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Claesson Koivisto Rune
Fagerström House


The client had split his garden city plot in two and moved the old house to the one. The other had a more embedded position, including a big old oak tree in the middle. The gross building allowance had to be fully exploited in order to create a large enough home for the growing family. The […]


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Helin & Co Architects
Snow White


Overlooking an archipelago in Espoo, Finland, the ‘villa woodnotes – snow white’ designed by helsinki-based firm Helin & Co Architects have been shortlisted for the 2011 world architecture festival in the house category. Situated within an established residential context dating from the 1950s, this single family dwelling replaced an outdated structure but maintained the mature […]


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Murali Architects
House for Mubarak Ali


The “TREE HUGGER” at chetpet is a contemporary house with exposed concrete, metal, steel, glass wrapping around the existing trees in the site. The designer aimed at giving a contemporary grammar to the house creating a sculptured mass by retaining the existing trees. The entry undulates into the stone gathering plaza which opens to the vassal / […]


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Atelier d’Architecture Bruno Erpicum & Partners
GENETS 3


Children store memories of fun times in treasure boxes. Such a place has been reproduced in the form of a house. It provides a place, a box, where family life is played out. But this box opens right out onto the garden, letting imaginations run wild. The outline of the building has been sculpted to […]


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Maxim Winkelaar Architects + Bob Ronday
Manor Doorn


The house with the two faces In the middle of the forests in the heart of The Netherlands is an extraordinary residence. The residence was recently renovated with the focus on sustainability done by the architects Bob Ronday and Maxim Winkelaar. The residence is built in the early 20th century and the house is characterized […]


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Tabuenca & Leache Arquitectos
PA House


Surrounded by various buildings, the only interesting sight offered at the back, sloping meadow crowned by the castle and the ruins of the church (at the time of writing the project). This situation pushes introversion: A south facing L, defined by a concrete volume of copper cover, which protects against northern winds and noises of […]


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Arch11
Dihedral House


Clients brief: “They wanted a home as modern as their racing bikes,” says Arch11 principal EJ Meade of the 30-something clients that came to him in mid-2010. “That’s exactly what John and Beth told me at our first meeting. And then they had all of these other bike-related needs like a specific room to store […]


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a.a.a Almazán y Arquitectos Asociados
Casa Encinos II


The home is located in in the western part of Mexico City. The access to the house is on the ground floor where you can find a gorgeous lobby, connecting with the stairs that will take you a half level above to a new lobby that counts with a double-height space that communicates the public […]


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Keisuke Kawaguchi+K2-Design
House of Setouchi


Location-optimized Design The land is located on the south coast, commanding a panoramic view of the island-dotted Seto Inland Sea.To the north is Mt. Fudekage in Seto Inland National Park. Situated on a 3 meter high retaining wall, the land is one story higher than the other residences in the neighborhood, thus there is nothing […]


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Juri Troy Architects
Guesthouse Seibl in Lochau


After a construction period of only 8 months the restaurant Seibl, that had been seriously damaged after a major fire, was recently completed. In addition to a thermal rehabilitation and the renewal of the kitchen technology an additional dining room and a sun terrace were included to the design. The energy demand was reduced to […]


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rzlbd
Totem House


Robert and John are travellers. They collect sculptures by local artists and bring them home. They have a keen eye for modernism and minimal design and they don’t settle for ordinary. They love cooking and they avoid the unnecessary. In building their home, rzlbd respects their curiosity for style. A totem is sculptures within a […]


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Fran Silvestre Arquitectos
Aluminium House


A consolidated landscape surrounded by gardens with big trees within the metropolis of Madrid is the fortunate starting point of this house. The piece, of metallic and horizontal nature, produces the effect of having just one storey. With its proportions and materiality it both contrasts and blends with the tall trees of its environment. The scale […]


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Formwerkz Architects
Maximum Garden House


The client wanted a house where they could keep an eye on their 2 kids without the need to be in the same space. Loos’s Raumplan, somehow, came to mind. We were also looking at ways to expand the idea of garden in a very tight semi-detached site where most of the land is occupied by […]


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De Matos Ryan
Home Farm


London-based practice De Matos Ryan has renovated and extended a Grade listed country house estate in Gloucesteshire, Home Farm, bringing it up to date for 21st century living. This design won both the BD Architect of the Year Awards One Off House Architect of the Year and the Roses Design Awards 2011 (Silver) for Re-use […]


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Fiona Weinzar Architects
Orange Grove House


Introduction This project started as design for the subdivision of an existing residential block in East St Kilda, to be sold off as a house and land package. The clients had no intention of living in the new house, so they gave me complete design freedom. What they did not realize is that I would, […]


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Murali Architects
Anand Residence


A modern young couple with two children wanted a house in contemporary style on a One Ground (2400 sq ft) plot at the busy area of Adyar in Chennai city. In urban towns, the land area available is very less and the norms of construction are very rigid. So, people are forced to leave 50% of […]


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Klopf Architecture
Net-Zero Energy House


The goal; a new two-level home that could score as high as reasonable in the Build It Green “GreenPoint Rated System”. The design objectives; sustainability, privacy, respectful and Eichler-inspired. The owners de-constructed their existing house when they realized that any single-story design meeting their needs would completely eliminate their back yard. They directed Klopf Architecture to […]


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Arkitekt Lise Juel
The Brink


The Brink – the creation of a place The expansive interior is a place of escape and dreams. Like an ancient temple, the house disappears, when sitting and enjoying the view – it becomes a place on the brink. The Site The summer house is situated on the edge of a cliff. The site is […]


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