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Affleck de la Riva architects
Slate House


Slate House was conceived as an in-situ installation that reveals a pre-existing landscape. Approached as a comprehensive reconfiguration of an entire site, the project considers the house as one component of a greater whole. Located in Laval, a suburb of Montreal, the site is a residual parcel in a new subdivision laid out over historic […]


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BLOUIN TARDIF Architecture – Environnement
Terre et Eau


The design of the residence had to meet three important challenges: architectural reconciliation of a Mexican inspiration in a Quebec context; exploration of a prototype house with predefined materials; and the objectives of LEED® Canada certification. The living spaces traverse, overlook, and gravitate around the patio, a large volume in which the effect of vegetation […]


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Jean Verville
paperwhite


blanc papier / paperwhite The residence, located in Greenfield Park, was designed for a young family settling to a suburb close to Montreal. The architect’s proposition is a sculptural composition that spreads in simple geometrical forms. The division of the volumes, the recess position of the main body just like its angle suggest a singular […]


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SAOTA
Cove 3


The primary idea driving the design was to create a single living space with a single roof element floating over it that responded to the slope of the site. The roof is set at a sufficiently high level so that it is out of one’s line of sight from the living space, creating the illusion […]


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_naturehumaine
Dulwich Residence


The clients had outgrown their 1920’s house on a large lot on Montreal’s south shore. They wanted a contemporary extension that would harmonize with their existing house and highlight and expose the structural brick. The existing house and the extension were separated by a glazed volume where the vertical circulation of the house is located. […]


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Filipe Pina & Maria Inês Costa
JA HOUSE


Located on the north-center of Portugal, the house was meant to combine the rural and the urban lifestyle. The lot is surrounded by different types of constructions, consequence of the informal settlements, characteristics of most Portuguese cities neighbourhoods. The existent stone ruins, vestige of a traditional house and the lot’s configuration, were the main aspects […]


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Dom Arquitectura
Two beach houses in Durrat, Saudi Arabia


The project consists on two houses for two brothers who wanted to have their private areas but also a common area. The land is situated in front of the Durrat al Arous beach in Saudi Arabia. The climate in this area is extremely hot especially in summer. Whereupon we considered several ideas that could allow […]


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Johnson Chou Inc.
142 Kenilworth


Built in the early 1930s, maintaining the integrity of the scale and form of the original building was a priority. Retaining the roofline, as well as preserving and repairing the existing brick, allows the building to blend with the houses that line the street. Yet, there was a desire to allow for modern interior elements […]


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Architecture BRIO
House on a Stream


Landscape With a stream running through the house, this retreat in Alibag is delicately woven into the landscape, alternately opening up and closing itself to the different characteristics of the site. A multitude of medicinal and fruit bearing trees provide for an intimate ambiance and comfortable microclimate. Though seasonal, the streambed allows for an interesting […]


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nu.ma
House in Águeda


The House in Águeda is inserted in a rural area which is characterised by a low-density housing area. The irregularity of the terrain conditioned the project regarding to its volume and program. Taking into account the altimetric and planimetric features of the terrain, including its pronounced slope, the projects re-caracterize the terrain, and establish a […]


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Contaminar Arquitectos
Tomar Hill House


In-between the mountain landscape, we can discover the Tomar Hill House, designed by Contaminar Arquitectos. From the slope it is possible to contemplate the Castelo de Bode Dam and all the magnificent surrounding landscape. A vast landscape marked by the tones of earth and pinewood. The Tomar Hill House is designed as a holiday’s accommodation […]


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i29 interior architects
home 11


A formerly garage space in Amsterdam’s area de Pijp, turned into a spacious house naturally lit by large roof lights. The interior with a generous 230m2 on one floor level is finished in a simple material palette. The repetition of rectangular rough oak wooden surfaces is in great contrast with the stark white walls, black […]


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Blouin Tardif Architecture-Environnement
Siamoises Mentana-Boyer


Tucked away in the heart of Plateau Mont-Royal, on the private lot of a former commercial building, are these Siamese residences. Each co-property occupies half of the lot; their entrances are, respectively, on Mentana and Boyer streets. The project’s constraints are those of the classic urban context: the envelopes of neighbouring buildings, joint use, and […]


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m architecture
14 facades house


First, the entire project was conceived in the way of economy and saving materials to optimize ratio between the area and the construction cost (1000€ / m²), but this not at the expense of quality. Indeed owner and architect attach high importance to the notions of architectural quality, spatial, functional, etc. Thus for example the […]


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Código Z
SS House


Inside one of the most glamorous areas of Mexico City, Casa SS was developed. The façade will call your attention with different and contrasting volumes: some made from wood lattices, others in natural stone, and solid colors with playful windows that will invite you to come in and admire the whole project.   Once you […]


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LABVERT
Haus Birkensee


Haus Birkensee is located next to a lake in the south of Vienna. Following the owners wish, Haus Birkensee’s architecture is designed for summer days and holidays. The design is marked by a wooden deck as a foundation and the roof enclosed by glass surfaces that allow direct access to the outside areas and a […]


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3ndy Studio
Red Stone House


  The house is set in the countryside of Veneto, near Liettoli, which is a hamlet of Campolongo Maggiore (Venezia), few kilometers far from Padua. Our suggestion is creating an absolutely modern mansion and in the meanwhile perfectly integrating it with the surrounding landscape, by using materials and shapes tunefully, and has been approved successfully […]


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Norm Architects
Artist House


The artist was looking for a sanctuary – a place with surrounding beauty to recreate and to be inspired from. This was found in a house on the open fields behind the famous Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Humlebæk. Placed in rural surroundings, near the water, it was perfect! So the reconstruction of the […]


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Kamil Mrva Architects
House in Brušperk


The house’s overall design reflects the terrain of the site. The building is designed as a low energy green house recessed into the ground. Glass façades on the southern and western sides make the house perfectly sunny. Spaces recessed into the ground get natural light thanks to a system of skylights. The layout is based […]


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Pepe Gascón & Víctor Sal
Thomas House


Louis Kahn divided spaces into two types: served and servant (where ‘servant’ refers not to domestic staff but to spaces serving other spaces). Marcel Breuer structured a considerable number of his single-family homes into a bi-nuclear scheme. The pre-existing H-shape of the Tomás home already favoured its spatial organization into two living areas, as in […]


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