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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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3LHD
Villa Klara


The Villa is placed in natural surroundings, on the slopes of the Cmrok hill, in a very attractive residential part of the city of Zagreb. The customary program of a family residence had to be adjusted to the very steep terrain. Instead of traditional divisions into upstairs/downstairs and public/private, the building is organized into a […]


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Wallflower Architecture + Design
Sunny Side House


The site would not appeal to most local homebuyer as it immediately ticks several negative boxes for what are deemed liabilities in a residential semi-detached plot. It is long and narrow, with both the long side and front facing the western afternoon sun. The plot lies a metre below a public road that bounds the […]


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Elías Rizo Arquitectos
Casa OVal


The commission for casa Oval came from a young family with clearly defined needs and aspirations. This project presented a challenge that has become increasingly prevalent among Mexican architects: to build a house in a cloistered residential community that often imposes arbitrary, traditionalist aesthetic restrictions on all construction. Privacy and space efficiency were the two […]


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UN Arquitectura
Quebrada House


The request was to build a tree house… Located on the creek, elevated by pilotis, it is accessible through a bridge and has views at the level of the foliage of trees. The house “breaks” adapting to the slope and differentiating the private and public space within a single enclosure. It also captures the views […]


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SAOTA
Sprecher


Brief The owner’s brief was to design a house inspired by its indigenous surroundings, which is part of the recently established Sea Farm Private Nature Reserve. Site The site, located on a rocky peninsula is perched above a dramatic seascape with spectacular views of the surrounding Hangklip Mountain. The area is home to indigenous fynbos […]


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Studio Guilherme Torres
VD House


The architect Guilherme Torres designed this apartment to meet the expectations and needs of a young family. Situated in Curitiba, Southern Brazil, the apartment has a privileged view of a golf course. Starting from a pre-existing base, the architect chose to coat all the walls with carved woodwork. In doing so, he managed to hide […]


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Giancarlo Mazzanti & Felipe Mesa
V House


House to enjoy a native garden and the distant view of a wetland. a. Risks Unfold the house along the high slope of the plot, avoiding the volumetric presence in favor of a branched horizontal extension. Link the deformable molecular configuration of the glass with the geometric arrangement of the house. b. Geometry The molecular structure […]


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SHATOTTO architecture
Mamun Residence


Chittagong, a southern city located in the tropical area of Bangladesh. The heavy south west wind flowing from the bay of Bengal and round the year scorchy sun are two major considerations for the design. The use of “mathal”, a traditional hat that farmers in this region wear during harvesting to help protect them from […]


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Pepe Gascón
Juncal & Rodney House


Some houses close in on themselves when connection with their surroundings is not desirable. However, others open up to their setting when it is clear that it endows them with qualities and provides their raison d’être and hence must become an intrinsic part of the project. This is the case of the Juncal y Rodney […]


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Luis Pons D-LAB
Gerard Drive Residence


Located on a small peninsula in East Hampton, long island, Gerard drive has become the place where some of the most prominent local people have moved to run away from the summer crows that takes over the Hampton during high season. The project was design to provide all the practical aspects of a boutique hotel […]


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