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Parque Humano
Casa Club Bosque Altozano


The building resides effortlessly on a soft slope with privileged views to the valley of Montaña Monarca, in Morelia, Mexico. The building has been conceived as a homogenous stone mass, hollowing out a huge opening with an inviting forced perspective effect caused by the asymmetric glassed walls that frames the natural panorama (meant to evoke […]


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Garduño Arquitectos
Alpes House


When a long time friend of mine, an architect turned artist, asked me to do this job, I jumped right in at the opportunity. I was very familiar with her work and knew her perception and vision would be an important part of the process. I was given complete creative freedom by her and this […]


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Isay Weinfeld
Piracicaba House


  This is a getaway house erected in the city of Piracicaba, 250km away from São Paulo. It is intended to serve as a meeting point for a family whose members are scattered across various cities around the state. The 2,000m2 (21,500 ft2) land resulted from merging 2 corner-lots in a gated condominium. Not only […]


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Iroje Khm Architects
HYE RO HUN


The house in urban nature: This site is located in borderline between city and mountain. The view of the front side that is the east-side is clearing up, so the urban landscape of downtown Gwangju is seen. There are mountains by the rear-side as a nature and view. Dramatic access way from gate to entrance […]


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Kariouk Associates
Hurteau-Miller Cottage


This cottage is designed for a couple with a young son and will serve as a center-point for the gatherings of a greatly extended family and will one day become the family’s primary residence. The challenge was to implement an architectural strategy that breaks down very large programmatic requirements and, as a result, the seeming […]


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Eleni Kostika Architecture
Family House Revision & Pool for Art


This project is about a 3 storey house (650 sqm) built in the 70’s in the north suburbs, that needed to be totally revised in order to house a couple with their 3 children and a significant contemporary art collection. The house situated on a very sloping site possessed a conscious distinctive 70’s Athenian typical […]


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Dear Architects
Casa 4 Planos


Living “inside out”. Witha double ulterior motive, assure the views to the mountains and provide the living areascontact with the interior outdoors, a 10m cube is placed 10m behind the street limit, inducing the division of the plot on four frames of 5m X 10m; fragmentation that permits to incorporate the garden as the void […]


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Dom Arquitectura
4 houses in Jeddah


Islamic culture is very rich in architecture concepts, The patio, the gallery, the blinds, the water, the plants, the mosaic. We’ve highlighted a few to keep in mind when doing this project. The project involves the construction of four houses in the city of Jeddah. The aim is to achieve a modern architectural homes, functional […]


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Bates Masi Architects
Northwest Peach Farm


This residence is primarily used when the clients’ extended family comes from England for long visits. They come to relax and to reconnect with their family and with nature, away from city crowds and traffic, at a retreat they neither want nor need to leave for a month. The design objective was to make every […]


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Hierve
Santa Maria


Santa Maria is a housing development located in a historic protected site in the heart of Valle de Bravo, a small colonial city dating from 1530, which is 2 hours away from Mexico City. This historic town has a strong physical context and is found in the outskirts of a man-made lake. Our site is […]


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ARQX® [arquitectos]
Open Block


Inhabiting a separate block, torn by a band of light. A space, a house, a small detached house … that seeks to articulate its dimensions as a block where the light dig at his own will. The constant relationship established with the outside world and the demand for vertical and horizontal planes that are repeated […]


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OFIS arhitekti
Villa Old Oaks


    The private client convoked a proper architectural competition for five invited offices, the idea being to choose an architect for his new residence. The residence is situated in a new neighbourhood of six larger villas. The unique feature of the site is a splendid view of a stand of oak trees that are […]


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yh2
La Cornette


Built on the slope of a small hill, La Cornette is a country house open to the pastoral landscape that surrounds it. Under a soaring roof resembling a nun’s cornet wimple is a roomy dwelling modeled on traditional Quebec houses of old that lodged large families and their relatives. This house for celebrations and holidays, […]


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Morphogenesis
N85 Residence


The house as a platform has been used to investigate two issues central to design today: the family as a social unit and the environment. The lifestyle of the Indian family has changed in the age of global travel and internet media with new spatial needs and notions of comfort. Often, local resources are at […]


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Dear Architects
Casa de Uno


A Shelter for Individuality: From a practical perspective, it is to notice how shelter and intimacy are achieved on this specific construction that raises from a quoin, long and narrow, lot. Casa de Uno envelope recalls the notion of a back that bends over to protect against “the inhospitable of the times to do”; and […]


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Paul Bernier Architecte
Bernier-Thibault Residence


  The house is in Montréal, on a densely built block in the Plateau Mont-Royal neighbourhood. An extension and a transformation of the house had to be made to allow for a family of four. Two rooms had to be added, one for the kids and one for the adults. The house also had to […]


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Taylor_Smyth Architects
Bishop Street Residence


On a narrow street of Victorian, working class cottages in Toronto’s Yorkville neighbourhood, Bishop Street Residence is the conversion of a post-industrial building from a graphic design firm to a bachelor’s residence. The design negotiates the tightness and public nature of its urban site, while playing out desirable scenarios of a contemporary, urban retreat. The […]


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Q d’ARQUITECTURA
Joint houses in Barcelona


The house occupies a portion of land in an already built plot. The existing house -parents- and the new one –sons-, must maintain a reasonable level of privacy, despite sharing the joint use of the courtyard, and without establishing a physical boundary between the two parcels. Taking advantage of the gentle cross slope of the […]


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Hiroshi Kuno + Associates
Kumagai House


In an Japanese ordinary residential district, we designed an architecture with a scale that is distinctively different from the conventional two-story houses in the surroundings. In a scale somewhere in between architecture and landscape, Kumagai House, advances the new form of house in conventional Japanese residential areas, creating a new environment and new living experience. […]


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ONG&ONG
92-102 Joo Chiat Place


Joo Chiat, renowned as a Paradise for Peranakan food, is also in recent years, known for its conservation of quaint shophouses. 92-102 Joo Chiat Place is a row of 6 units of 2nd transitional style shophouses that has been gazetted for conservation by URA under secondary settlement category. These shophouses were bought over and commissioned […]


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