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House in Macheon


House in Macheon is in a quiet and simple neighborhood in Macheon, where is the south side of Hamyang, Kyeongnam. It’s an unusual place to watch Chun-wang mountaintop very clearly, as well as a street corner to go up to Jiri-mountain tracking course. Jiri-mountain is called Mother Mountain for its gigantic dignity. Catching in glimpse, […]


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SHATOTTO architecture
Rokia Afzal Residence


The land for this vacation house is in Gazipur, a suburb approximately forty kilometers away from Dhaka. With a land area of 160,594 square meters, the initial challenge was to select the most suitable location on site to construct this 465 square meter house. The following maxim led the design philosophy, “a house facing south […]


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Rocamora Arquitectura + Javier Gironella Pallarés
Vivienda Teresa


The place’s choice is determined by the urban vocation owners. A quiet street, almost no traffic, located in Raval neighborhood of San José of Elche. The plot size is 7×10.50m, in a street width of 4 meters. Tripartite and complex collaboration: Maite (the owner), and Javier and Ángel (authors of the project, and one of […]


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Lassala + Orozco Architects
House RC


Design for this house was based on Alexander Dumas’ “The Three Musketeers”, for whom a three volume divider was chosen to represent “Athos, Porthos and Aramis”. The cover, thin proportioned that embraces the whole, reminds of the cape these characters used. The entrance of the house crosses the volumes diagonally through a slot, which emulates […]


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K-Studio
Plane House


Summer in the Greek islands is all about being outside. The aim of the Plane House is to merge internal and external space, maximising the benefits of both and minimising the impact on the surrounding landscape. To avoid block volumes that split and dominate space, horizontal planes are inserted into the slope, immediately providing levels […]


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Maryann Thompson Architects
Pamet Harbor House


This 3000 SF home sits on a hill surrounded by native meadow shrubs, grasses and conifers. The design scheme takes advantage of southern exposure by opening all the living spaces to southern decks. These exterior spaces are protected by overhangs, mahogany louvers and galvanized steel trellises, which create a layered presence on the sloped site […]


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Wallflower Architecture + Design
Wind Vault House


As the brief was substantial, the overall form of the house needed to be pushed to the envelope limits. Naturally, there are also other considerations; the context and proximity of neighbouring homes, the daily sun path and the prevailing winds. Conceptually, the house is a raised reinforced concrete tube whose open ends are oriented in a […]


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Ian Moore Architects
387 Tamaki Drive


This mixed use development is located on a beachfront site in Auckland’s eastern suburbs, looking north up the Hauraki Gulf to the mouth of theWaitemata Harbour,the North Shore and Rangitoto Island.The building occupies a corner site over two parcels of land, 387 Tamaki Drive and 6 Maheke Street. The lower level of 387 Tamaki contains […]


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Richardson Architects
Renovation of Gardner Dailey House


Gardner Dailey, an architect noted for bringing modernism to the Bay area, designed this house in the early 1960’s. It sits on a large, wooded and flat site with multiple garden areas- all of which were originally conceived by John McLaren, the original park superintendent for Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Weave through a […]


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SPG Architects
Beach Walk House


This Fire Island house is located directly behind beach-front dunes. The strict requirements of both FEMA and local codes regarding height, lot line, setbacks, and site coverage; the proximity of neighbors; and very specific view corridors all presented a host of challenges. Our response was to create a dynamic composition of three intersecting rectilinear forms, […]


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FCstudio
Acapulco House


The house is composed by 6 squares grouped in pairs. Within this compositional rule, two subtractions were made at opposite sides to form two venues: the garage in the front and the social area behind. The different relationships that they establish with their neighbors (other squares) were determinate by the unevenness of the floor, transparency […]


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Aaron Neubert Architects
Sycamore House


The design direction for the 1,500 sf addition was determined by the peninsular shape of the property, the desire to restore the existing 1950’s post & beam residence, and an interest in modifying the home’s program distribution, while respecting the original design character without direct replication. The addition’s orientation emerged as the negotiation between the […]


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Moriq
Saar Villa


The structure was existing (planned for a 2 storied house in a huge plot with a swimming pool (open to air) & connected to a gym & a separate block for guest ( incl. Of room, dining + pantry). The goal was to give a modern face to the structure & replan the interiors to […]


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João Diniz
Monet Apartments


CONSTRUCTED BUILDING AWARD AT IAB MG: INSTITUTE OF BRAZILIAN ARCHITECTS, MINAS GERAIS SECTION’s XV YEARLY PRIZE 2013 The Monet apartments building is located on a plot in a ‘ L’ shape in the hilly district of Cruzeiro in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and is a building of 13 floors with 18 apartments of approximately […]


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James & Mau
Tarifa House


The terrain is located on a slope looking at the valley that dominates the Strait of the Gibraltar. The climate is Mediterranean with hot summers and soft winters, both humid, and very much influenced by the strong winds of Tarifa. The vernacular architecture of Andalusian “pueblos blancos”* with its patios and narrow streets reflects how […]


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PUPO + GASPAR Architecture & Interiors
Planta Residencia


This home is located in a gated community in São Paulo, land of 7,000 m2 and 1300 m2 house possesses. It is divided into two blocks: a house of 900 m2 and 300 m2 with leisure, tb possesses a pool with 100 m2 and a football field. The sloping ground is 15m and the house […]


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Architect Show Co., Ltd.
Y7-house


The site is located in the hill of the mountain which can take an extensive view of Omura Bay in Nagasaki. Main concept is to harmonize buildings and surrounding natural environment without destroying original natural landscape. In order not to destroy sloping land, I made basis protrude from flat terrain and designed one part of […]


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GLR arquitectos – Gilberto L. Rodríguez
CH House


In a privileged site occupied by an old and obsolete house, we face a dilemma: renovate or demolish such house in order to make way for a new residential project. In conjunction with the client we decide to go for the latter alternative and go ahead with the demolition, adjusting the topography according to the […]


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3LHD
House V2


House V2 is located in Dubrovnik, in the urbanized area of Lozice. In an attractive location close to the sea, which is determined by steep topography made up of retaining walls, terraces and staircases an existing unsuitable house was replaced by a new one. In keeping with a long tradition of Mediterranean transformation and cultivation […]


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Langarita-Navarro Arquitectos
Baladrar House


The scattered and trans-European city that the mountainous coast of Alicante has become, houses a heterogeneous population that is drawn to the sun, the sea, the temperate climate, the convenient public services and the leafy greenery. The promise of relaxing and hedonistic experiences captivates both seasonal tourists and long-term residents who see their expectations fulfilled […]


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