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AIA Announces Winners of 2018 Housing Awards

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced the winners of their 18th annual Housing Awards, which recognize the best in housing design for …

Architecture

Pool House / Robert Young Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A lot of design projects start with problem-solving, and this pool house, on Long Island’s East End, was …

Architecture

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Cantilevering modern home redefines the ranch house

Long and lean<p>This rectangular house is an exercise in simplicity. Built on top of a hill in Portsea, Australia, the modern home is comprised of three parts that connect together and stretch into an elongated volume. Its exacting shape and sharp edges are a lovely, if unnatural, contrast to …

Jackson House

Copper, concrete, glass, and timber form this contemporary retreat in Big Sur. Situated at the base of a canyon, the Jackson House sits on a …

Kodasema creates tiny prefabricated house that moves with its owners

This tiny prefabricated dwelling by Estonian design collective Kodasema is designed to allow its residents to up sticks and move to a new location in …

Solar Panels

Floating Olson Kundig home makes way for Washington wildlife

Seattle’s Olson Kundig Architects unveiled a brilliant T-shaped home called Rimrock whose elongated design ‘floats’ over a local wildlife trail. …

The Tower House by Andersson-Wise Architects

Andersson-Wise Architects have designed the Tower House in Austin, Texas, as a solution to their client’s request for an additional two bedrooms with …

Wine Country Farmhouse / Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in Calistoga, a small town in Northern California’s Napa Valley, this renovated farmhouse is …

Villa RR / Reitsema and Partners Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> How do you transform a 50-year-old villa into a comfortable, contemporary, sustainable home? To find the …

This Island House Has A Large Landscaped Terraced Garden And An Atrium With A Single Olive Tree

Architecture firm LOG-URBIS have designed a house on a sloped site on the island of Pag in Croatia, that has a terraced landscaped yard, a long …

One Grove

Portola Valley, California<p>Carefully sited onto its environment, this dwelling was placed to reveal a magnificent vista. Maximizing the use of the site by creating stepped terraces that envelope the residence and frame the spectacular views. The long reflecting pool provides its orientation amongst …

blancas moran designs a family house in mexico city using natural stone and timber

<b>the AA315 single family house, designed by architect blancas moran, is located in the west of mexico city and is part of a third generation of</b> …

Shore House

Amagansett, New York<p>Nestled behind the dunes in Amagansett, this 3000sf residence is designed to take advantage of the spectacular site while being sensitive to the natural landscape surrounding it. Conceived of as two offset stacked boxes, the first floor steps away from the landscape creating a …

MM House

Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador<p>Esta vivienda ha tenido, desde su estado de planificación, diversos cambios arquitectónicos para poder acondicionarse con exactitud a las necesidades del cliente, es por eso que ya en la etapa constructiva inclusive, se fueron realizando modificaciones que han permitido …

Asymmetric House Makes The Most Of Its Remote Location

Sometimes we like to play a game…to look at a house and to try to characterize it using only one word. It can be a real challenge when there’s more …

Architecture

CORE Modern Homes / Batay-Csorba Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> CORE Modern Homes is a 16,000sf 7-unit townhouse development which explores the potential of spatially …

Outpost / Olson Kundig

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Set in the remote, harsh high desert of Idaho, Outpost is an artist’s live/work studio and sculpture …

How to Craft Geometric Wood Flooring Like You’ve Never Seen Before

<i>In line with our</i> <i>new content direction</i><i>, Architizer is highlighting a different building-product and how to specify it. This week’s topic is Wood Flooring. If you’re looking for the perfect wood flooring for your next project, search for it on Architizer’s new network marketplace for</i> …

GC House / Juan Pablo Ribadeneira Mora

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> GC house is located in the surrounding valleys of Quito, Ecuador. The site in which the house was …

Architecture

Tribeca penthouse by Space4Architecture features pale material palette

New York studio Space4Architecture has used only three main materials to decorate a duplex apartment in Tribeca, which was designed around the need …

Neutral and nice: a home that exudes natural charm

If you've ever found yourself thinking that neutral home decor is just a polite way to say boring, we're going to totally change that perception with …

Music Box House

With a pianist and a percussionist living under the same roof, the Music Box House is all about the acoustics. The home is acoustically separated …

Shelton Marshall Residence / El Dorado

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Shelton Marshall Residence is an urban home for a family of four built in the Westside neighborhood …

Architecture

This House With Bluestone Walls Overlooks The Landscape Below

Australian architecture firm Base Architecture, have designed a modern family home in Queensland, that opens up to the surrounding outdoor spaces.<p>The …

Living Rooms

Modern Living: The one storey home you've always wanted

On the waterfront of the river in Tagus, in the south of the Portuguese capital of Lisbon, a fantastic bungalow has been built, which thanks to its …

innauer matt adds pitched timber extension to gardening shop in austria

<b>innauer matt architekten has finished ‘strubobuob’, an extension to a gardening shop in the village of bezau, austria</b>. the timber building brings …

The bench that plays mind-games!

“Defying expectation, hard becomes soft”. The Stix bench uses 121 spring-loaded wooden members as a part of its hard-yet-soft upper surface. Upon …

House Paes / Marcos Franchini

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> After the development of some alternative occupation to the terrain started in mid-2013, the …