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Matsunami Mitsutomo Architect & Associates
Residence in Nabari


This house is for single young family client, locates on stepping site next to their parents-family’s house. Clients’ wish for this new house was “Like Japanese old houses, many layers of borders between inside and outside, space gives feeling of looseness and closeness with surrounding nature”. “Rooms lightened under a clear sky, dark under a […]


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DCPP Arquitectos
Casa Paracaima


Casa Paracaima is a private residence located in México City, completed in 2008. The 360m2 house consists of two concrete volumes. The site is 400m2 and has a number of restrictions on the sides and the front. We used these restrictions to give shape to the house always searching for the maximum amount of open […]


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I + GC [arquitectura]
House H


Called like this due to its floor plan, House H, located in the private neighborhood called Funes Hills Miraflores, is designed out of the idea of dividing all the functions that will be developed in the house into programmatic sets. With the clear premise of using the stairs as the nucleus around which the rooms […]


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Armeftis & Associates
Stavrides Residence


The residence, comprising of basement ground and upper level, is set at the outskirts of Nicosia on a triangular plot overlooking Pentadactilos through the plains of Mesaoria. The basic concept is derived from the need for a contemporary building in a corresponding dialect with the vernacular, with references such as the linear volumetric positioning and […]


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davidclovers
House DE


House DE is an “infill” townhouse, spectacularly sited on a hillside above Clearwater Bay, Hong Kong. Combining two existing units into one, the design uses the volumes of three staircases to blend, burrow and interlock spaces vertically across four floors. Each “interaction” is materially monolithic, using stone, wood and a series of delicate aluminum fins. […]


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Alchemy Architects, home of the weeHouse
Griffith


The 1288 SF, 2 BR, 1 bath full-time home for a couple and their son is a one floor side by side, two module standard weeHouse. The clients added a corner screened porch to the design to take advantage of the scenic and lovely wooded site. Upgrades include in-floor hydronic heat for efficiency, a wood […]


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Ewan Cameron Architects
Woodland Villa


This house was designed to be in harmony with its surroundings of beautiful mature trees: douglas fir, scots pine, oak, larch, cherry and maple. Two large volumes, one in stone, the other in wood, create a compelling dialogue that speaks most eloquently in the double height space that forms the main living area of the […]


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Damilano Studio Architects
Maison de la Lumiere


La Maison de la Lumiere, literally the house of light, is a clear example of Duilio Damilano’s architectural poetics, focused on the light and the various transformations that the light produces on lines, colours and shapes in the designing path. The architect really believes in the importance of designing the light as a characterizing element […]


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Onix Architects
The Chimney House


The Chimney House in Bosschenhoofd has a simple main volume with a rectangular floor plan and a saddleback roof. The plan is based on the fact that the chimney is a disappearing feature in architecture of this century. This tempted us to create a house with several chimneys. The chimney has been used in different […]


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WE architecture
Triangular House


The generous climate and beautiful surroundings of Puerto Cayo represents a unique possibility of developing a future settlement which will attract residents from not only Ecuador but other countries as well. We have tried to develop a house that joins some of the characteristics from both colonial and original housing in Ecuador. The colonial One […]


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Resolution: 4 Architecture
Cape House


Located in a residential neighborhood in Cape Cod, this home is the perfect getaway for a family of four wanting to escape the city life of Boston. The four module home was set on an existing 50’ x 30’ foundation to utilize the existing structure, expedite the construction process, retrofit a new home and upgrade […]


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BEMaa – Elefante Volador


The guideline for this project was to integrate ecological principles, as required from the reserve, with traditional construction principles used originally by the Mayan population. The house develops around three main areas: a first dedicated to the owner, totally selfsufficient, with kitchen, main room, room and bathroom. The second with 2 guest rooms and bathroom. […]


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Matsunami Mitsutomo Architect & Associates
Residence in Tsuruhara


An extended family‘s house is rebuilt to the house for family of two. This house is not a clean LDK classification. The centre of the house was designed as the over for people to gather , and the room arrangement was made with, this as the center in mind careful consideration was given to the […]


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5468796 Architecture
Webster Cottage


Situated on a 50 x 140 foot lot within 150 feet of the shore, the project takes advantage of lakefront views offered by a narrow greenway linking the site to a small portion of public beach. Two ancient white spruce trees frame the northern edge of the site, while a 250 year old great oak […]


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David Coleman Architecture
Hill House


This is a modest, sustainable building with a big presence in a big landscape. The Hill House is composed of a 20’ wide x 115’ long stepped platform, a shelter formed by the roof and east wall, and several gabion stone walls. It is sited on a long, narrow, rocky hillside, sloping gently to the […]


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Casagrande Laboratory
Chen House


The house is realized on an old Japanese cherry-farm in the Datun -mountains of North-Taiwan. It is designed as a vessel to react on the demanding wind, flooding and heat conditions on the site. The house is a stick raised above the ground in order to let the flood waters run under it. The different […]


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GLR arquitectos – Gilberto L. Rodríguez
Torres Magma


Torres Magma Project for a mixed use building located in the exclusive area of Valle Oriente, in Monterrey, Mexico. A two storey commercial block facing Frida Kahlo Avenue, is complemented in the rear facade with a single level of speculative office space. On top of the large basement that these two elements represent and their respective underground parking […]


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Jun Igarashi Architects
Rectangle of light


Between Nature and Art There’s just some Light. It seems that it is artificial as well as it is natural. But still, an absolute existence… The parcel is located in the north of a city named Sapporo, where the housing block is split like a grid. Surrounded by 3 buildings, a tiny parcel that contains […]


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Resolution: 4 Architecture
Nychay Loft


Located in a new loft building downtown New York City, the project was designed for a single young professional as his urban enclave. The work tries to address the classic duality of open loft vs. partitioned intimacy through the contrast between the sophistication of a contemporary high end residential project and the primitiveness of an […]


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Coates Design Architects
Ellis Residence


Certified by the United States Green Building Council with its highest rating, LEED Platinum, this project exemplifies the latest in green building and sustainable design techniques.  Perched high upon Yeomalt Bluff, this home enjoys a commanding 180-degree view of the Puget Sound and Seattle. It features a 70% energy-use reduction, in comparison to an average […]


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