Schenecke House

Atelier d.org designed the house on a slope in Reinhardsmunster, France, linking a living space to the land, which extends onto its roof. Project description: Slopes are considered outstanding locations that allow to think about housing differently: structuring, or re-structuring the so-called “classical” models are eased by allowing variations of the natural flat layout due to the slope. To make the most of the slope, the layout of the proposed house is in between a digged in building Read more […]
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House S

Grosfeld van der Velde Architecten designed the house located on the edge of the Asterdplas in the Hague district meadows in Breda. The living area is raised above the surrounding land, so that the view of the natural environment is optimal. Large terraces immediately adjacent to the main living areas and large windows give the house a light and transparent character. The house also contains a basement-office in which the owners welcome their clients; this routing is well integrated in their Read more […]
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Todos Santos House

Gracia Studio designed an interesting house located in Todos Santos, Mexico, made up of two houses, one available for rent and the other one as a vacation home for the owners. Two basic materials were used for the finishing tough of the project’s facade: talavera tiles, a typical materials in México since the Spanish conquest and exposed concrete walls. These make the residence embed perfectly in its natural environment. All the rooms in the house are open towards the pool and terrace Read more […]
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H House

Wiel Arets Architects designed the house for a couple located in a leafy area of Maastricht. Project description: The clients are a dances and an actor, as well as landscape architects. Behind the site is a garden, which is occasionally opened to the public. The interior is primarily a single loft like space with a central mezzanine. Two smaller independent volumes – entrance and bathroom – are adjacent to this main volume. The position and shape of the house are defined by the terraces, Read more […]
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The Kendrick House

Studio B Architects designed this small three level property part of a Historic Lot Split in Aspen, Colorado. The Swiss style house has a floating stair linking them and also serves as a light shaft to the lower level with its open detailing and light. The public upper level is wrapped by a large walkway serving two decks and there is a spiral staircase from the rear deck that accesses the rooftop terrace. This walkway provides privacy for the house and acts as a roof for the entry into the Read more […]
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Satellites House

Studio LOOP designed this 11 meter high house located on a narrow urban area in Chiba, Japan. Project description: The initial idea of this house has started with studying to solve a local zoning and planning laws distinctly limited possible form. Within the complex zoning framework, we imagined fairly tall structure as compared to the neighborhood, and an irregular pitched roof has shaped to provide a maximum interior space and floor area. The facade with this triangle shaped roof facing Read more […]
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Carrara House

Andres Remy Arquitectos designed this house on an irregular lot with rustic and crafted stone that defines and separates the entry zones from the living spaces. A blind and evocative entrance makes a strong impression on the house. The white of the carrara marble dominates the interior architecture. With the white walls and ceilings, the house appears to arise from within the water. The touches of color are used for small details and decorative objects, dominating the white color and the Read more […]
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YKH House

ISSHO Architects designed a three-storey house for a two-generation family in the suburbs of Tokyo. Resembling separate volumes arranged and stacked on top of one another, the dwelling distinguishes separate spaces for each family unit while still remaining holistically connected through a common circulation spine. The exterior is clad in alternating metal panels. some are set in hinges to swing out, exposing the black-framed windows beneath. the roof space of the lower level volumes serve Read more […]
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Balmain House

Carter Williamson Architects designed this house located in Sydney, Australia. Here is the project description: The brief was to bring light into our clients’ home and their lives. Their old home was Victorian, dark and periodically tight and depressing. The original house on the site is an 1860s timber cottage sourced, sawn and constructed from local timber. It was little changed when we got it. A L+EC ruling had virtually made it a heritage item, which came with court-defined planning Read more […]
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Family House in Pavilniai Regional Park

Architektu Biuras G.Natkevičius designed this luxurious single family house on a site near Vilnius, Lituania. The architects preserved the architectural remains, an old yellow brcik lodge with a basement, by wrapping it with an outer glass construction. In the basement we find a turkish bath with a rest room, a garage for two cars and a library for the ancient book collection of the owners. In the ground floor we find the living and dining room, the kitchen, a wardrobe and the children’s Read more […]
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