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Affleck de la Riva architects
Landsdowne House


Located in Westmount, a privileged inner-city suburb of Montreal, Lansdowne Avenue is remarkable for both its heritage architecture and its particular topography. The street negotiates a series of steep inclines and plateaus at the base of Westmount Mountain. As a semi-detached house on a hill side, the project is an essay in asymmetry. Westmount’s past […]


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Massimo Galeotti Architetto
Casa Fiera


The building is located in the heart of the antique Fiera harbor neighbor of Treviso, right in front of S. Ambrogio Church. Like the neighbor itself, the building has also experienced various interventions in the recent centuries. The project aimed to renovate and complement the pre-existing structure of the house with a small volume. This […]


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Burnazzi Feltrin Architects
MP apartment


The MP apartment was originally built in order to enjoy the landscape of Caldonazzo lake, near the village of S. Cristoforo, traditionally considered “Trento’s beach”. The apartment is surrounded by gardens and orchards and has a beautiful view on the lake. It is developed on three levels, beyond the basement: on the ground floor is […]


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3+1 architekti
Habrovice House


Location Agricultural village spread around a municipal road. Original strong and confident establishment as well as neighboring generous farm houses are gone. Nearby natural swimming pool (widely used not long time ago) has been devastated (also due to lack of interest of local authorities). That is an unsettling image of the contemporary outside. Uncertainty, treading […]


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Luis Pons D-LAB
Tavernier


The main purpose of the renovation was to establish a relationship with the surroundings that will integrate the sense of living in the tropics, taking advantage of the spaces in between the outside and inside and validating those as the desire tropical way of living. The project required a addition that was overlap to the […]


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Alexander Diem
Villa by the lake


Fence, garden, wooden facade, exterior wall, social rooms, private rooms—the farther one gets into the villa by the lake, the more private and gentle the building appears. Privacy is the central theme of this single-family home in close proximity to a lake. In a time which supposedly knows no privacy any more, the built volume […]


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VGZ arquitectura y diseño
Parnassus House


Welcoming environments that invite you to remain in them are the constant of spaces of Parnassus house in Lomas de Chapultepec in Mexico City. The intervention performed to arrive at this result represented a major creative challenge, for when the firm vgz arquitectura y diseño generated this proposal the remodeling process had already begun but […]


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Ippolito Fleitz Group
Loft ESN


The Palmscher Park in Esslingen is a former army barracks from the late Wilhelmine era. It was transformed into a residential complex at the turn of the millennium and has become a very popular residential area thanks to its attractive hillside situation, only ten minutes walking distance from Esslingen town centre. When an agency moved […]


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Frishman Architecture
Laurel Canyon House


A 1500 sq. ft. house which sits on a gentle hill overlooking the city with an east west orientation.This three story house, 16 feet wide x 75 feet long, steps down the hill and floats above the site contours. Steel columns and steel beams allow the wood frame to have an open plan, which opens […]


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Smerin Architects
Red Bridge House


In an area of ancient woodland bordering Ashdown Forest in East Sussex the new build house for a private client is set into a hillside overlooking a stream and the Wealden farmland beyond. Arranged over three levels the main living spaces, accessed via a folded steel plate bridge, occupy the middle floor and lead out […]


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m architecture
Creuse


This project concerns a full renovation of a typical Brussels house. The triplex takes advantage of the garden by orientating the living area towards it. The former basement-kitchen is completely refurbished and an extension allows enlarging the living room to the garden. A terrace situated on the roof of the living room is directly linked […]


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studio_GAON
House of Respect and Happiness


The owners of this house asked us to name the house as ‘House of Respect and Happiness’. It was just full one year since they were married. Though they weren’t 20s, they were very strong and fresh, just as cornlian cherry quaking by chilly spring wind. They met at a seminar, got married, and the […]


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Richard Meier & Partners
Luxembourg House


The site for this private house is a sloped, wooded property located in an almost rural area that affords botch seclusion and panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. The main volume of the house stands as a glass prism, L-shaped in form to separate its distinct spatial zones. An opaque plane envelops the house on […]


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SPACE
ALD House


This weekend retreat is projected on a land of little over 1,000 square meters and it is articulated in two main volumes: a prism into which another rectangular wooden prism is embedded. Since the very beginning, the purpose of this project was clear: to create a house in which a balance between modernity and coziness […]


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Flavio Castro
Casa Itahyê


Created as a large pavilion that offers many possibilities of occupation, the enclosed space of the house are comparable to the islands strategically positioned because of functionality. Inspired by Le Corbusier’s Domino concept, the structure is composed by horizontal slabs and pillars displaced off the facades. The house was set on the front of the […]


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Chevalier Morales Architectes
Résidence Roy-Lawrence


Located outside the village of Sutton, in Quebec’s eastern townships, the Roy-Lawrence Residence is set in a vast estate very much impregnated with the legacy of a Swiss immigrant family that came to Canada in the 1930’s. To this date, the surroundings of the residence are still defined by bucolic landscapes, iconic Swiss chalets and […]


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Óskar Vélez Carrasco
Howa House


Close to one of the best known little beaches on the Spanish Costa Brava, Sa Riera Beach in Begur, on a very steep piece of land a new villa has been built up. Due to combination of orientation and orography of plot not being particularly in favor for the resolution of the task commissioned, the […]


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SYAA
O House


The particularity of this project is the very narrow 116sqm plot and the desire of two friends to build together their urban apartments, each of them with its own appendix functioning as a professional space – a wine bar and a recording studio respectively. These special additions, along with the reduced imprint of the house, […]


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Studio Guilherme Torres
FW House


The colorful chairs Verner Panton, which already belonged to the young couple owner of this residence was the starting point of decoration. Unhappy with the lack of harmony of these pieces so important in living, owners discard this thought in furniture, promptly refuted idea. Based on the yellow and orange tones, a floating palette of […]


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Architecture United
Holiday home in Moieciu, Romania


The whole project was a challenge, given the client’s request that the design office should deliver a turn-key building and also given the location. The plot is crossed by a mountain river, only a small area being left between the road and the river. Therefoe, the building had to be placed over the river. The […]


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