House La Punta

Central de Arquitectura designed this house, located in the western side of Mexico City, using two rectangular prisms placed one over the other making an L shape. Project description: The plot of land is located in the western side of Mexico City in Bosques of the Lomas, looking to the northeast towards the street: Paseo of the Tulipanes being 17.99 meter long with the official number 16. It is 875.00 square meter of surface and a zoning of H2/40%/350. The project is compost of two rectangular Read more […]
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House in a Hungarian Town

Polla Bauer and András Ónodi designed this building, in a suburb area surrounded by vineyards, with sharp contour and discrete elegance that stands our immediately from the neighborhood. Project description: Intercepted into the slope the house constitutes a two-storey elevation towards the street, which becomes one-storey at the back due to the inclination and the gable roof moved from the centre. The symmetry of the street facade may trigger tension first, which is relieved by the lean-to Read more […]
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Reforma House

Central de Arquitectura designed this luxurious house located in the western side of Mexico City. Project description: The offer was created across the volumes of rock. Trying to respond to the horizontal that the spaces and the program generated; responding to the proportions of the same. The work retakes the geometries of the context and urban images putting the together in a tectonic volume. This volumes float in a water mirror which gives access to the house. A single skin of rocks Read more […]
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Cut and Fold House

Ashton Porter Architects remodeled a Victorian house in Twichenham, near London. The remodelation also included the design of a new addition. Project description: An imprint of the existing front facade of the house is relocated within a floating stainless steel frame to the front of a new side addition. This floating facade is separated from both the new addition behind and existing house by a band of structural glass. The new addition is characterised by its separation and glass connection Read more […]
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House B-Wald

Alexander Brenner Architekten designed this residence located in Stuttgart, Germany, using two anthracite-colored building volumes that glitter in the sunlight. Project description: The gate in between them opens to a private world. From up here, one looks down to the residence, a building com- posed of light-colored cubes and dark rectangular slabs. The roof, which is paved with red bricks, braces the single building units. Approaching the house via the curved access road reveals the Read more […]
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Apartment Transformation

CSAR Architecture tranformed a former family home into a loft apartment located in Amsterdam. The identity of the existing house has been the inspiration for the transformation, redesign the existing house with almost the same program but keep it more spacious. The original details has been kept in the facade and is mixed with a modern style interior fitting. Project description: In the centre of the house where is the minimum of daylight we planned the functional spaces of the program. Read more […]
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The Closet House

Consexto was commissioned to transform a 44 square meter house into a thoroughly useful and livable house. Project description: The house has five spaces, two of them completely flexible and transformable by result of a displacement of a cabinet/wall, in wood with natural finish, that grants spaces from the living and room areas different sizes and uses. Likewise, all the associated automation technology makes possible that joint space, framed in various activities and daily routines. On Read more […]
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Galician Traditional House

MAS Arquitectura designed a galician traditional house on light forms located in A Coruña, Spain. Project description: Quality materials and warm spaces have been characterizing the Galician traditional architecture since the XV century. Architect Marcos Samaniego, from Mas Arquitectura, has added a new element to this tradition: the design. As a result, the architect has added enamel wood to galician traditional material, stone, in order to maintain the warmth of the house. However, Read more […]
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Nine Houses Complex in Rhodes

Andreas Chadzis designed a nine summer house complex in Pefki, a peaceful resort and one of the most beautiful and beloved areas in east-southern Rhodes, Greece. Project description: The plot is at such way oriented, so that it offers unlimited views of the sea, while the minimum distance that separates it from the sea, gives the possibility of calmness and privacy for the settlers. The main objective was the complete harmonization of residences with the natural environment, so the architecture Read more […]
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Seongbukdong Residences

Joel Sanders Architect, in collaboration with Haeahn Architecture, designed 12 sustainable houses in the exclusive Seongbukdong district of Seoul. Project description: Taking advantage of its steeply sloping site, the project weaves together building and landscape, natural and synthetic materials, and indoor and outdoor spaces. Our design approach staggers the dwellings so that each unit enjoys unobstructed views of a wooded valley, framed in the foreground by its neighbor’s planted Read more […]
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