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Modern concrete and wood house was designed around existing trees

No trees were felled in the making of this home<p>Some architects bend nature to their will; others bend to nature. A new home from Besonias Almeida takes the latter approach, building a house with deep respect for its surroundings. The Argentine firm, known for its sculptural concrete houses, …

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Townhouse with Private Garden / baan puripuri

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Baan puripuri has completed its latest project of 18-unit housing development located in a vibrant …

saving rooms

<b>previously used as commercial spaces, three rooms have been transformed into non-conventional, space-saving apartments by waataa architects in</b> …

Architecture

House For Julia Björn

Vorarlberg, Austria<p>Architect Sven Matt mixed basic shapes with rich details in this Austrian home.<p>It seems impossible to be a minimalist and maximalist at the same time, but that's what Sven Matt achieved last year, when he designed a 1,600-square-foot home in the hilly west Austrian town of …

Harmonia

Japan<p>The main theme of the house is the garden with leaves which vary their colors throughout the seasons. Because the house is located in a central city of Takamatsu, priority was given to security and privacy. The floor plan is closed around periphery, and opens toward the center, the central …

This House Uses Cobogo Blocks To Allow Light Inside While Maintaining Privacy

1:1 arquitetura:design have designed Casa Clara, a small house in Brazil for a couple and their child, that has a steel frame and a decorative block …

Living Rooms

Montebar Villa

Perched on the edge of the Swiss Alps, the Montebar Villa uses its exterior facade and contoured form to blend into its mountainous setting. To abide …

Architecture

Houses With Cozy, Quiet And Relaxing Backyard Pools

Unless a house is perched on a cliff, on top of a hill or on a site that has gorgeous views worth admiring, there’s no main reason to have a …

In the Foothills of Franklin Mountains: Multi-Level Family Home in El Paso

Ushering an air of refinement to a rugged mountain landscape that overlooks the city of El Paso in Texas, <b>Franklin Mountain House</b> stands out visually …

Stone Court Villa / Marwan Al Sayed Inc.

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A ten acre desert site that contains two desert washes.<p>A modern, yet archaic architecture of walls that …

Veracruz

Concrete Box House / Robertson Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The design of The Concrete Box house was begun with three fairly simple concepts as goals: a carefully …

Architecture

Instar House

Toronto, Ontario, Canada<p>Instar House is a minimalist three-storey wood & steel structure, which is located on the southern edge of Allenby, a neighbourhood on the border between North York and Toronto. While carefully responds to the needs and lifestyle of the clients, the house has moulted from …

Opposite House

Toronto, Ontario, Canada<p>The Opposite House, is a commissioned private residence located on the Scarborough Bluffs, closer to the east edge of the Greater Toronto Area. The clients, a professional couple who both work from home and enjoy an active home entertainment lifestyle, were looking for a …

This Mirrored House Blends Right Into the Desert

Artist Doug Aitken's outdoor installation, “Mirage,” reflects the Coachella Valley's beauty at every angle.<p>Dusty dunes unfurling beneath snow-capped …

10 Ultra-Modern Homes in Japan

Japanese culture is said to share a close and harmonious relationship with nature.<p>That aesthetic is certainly evident throughout these 10 modern Japanese homes, where the architects have successfully managed to fill the residences with light and nature, while still providing their clients with a …

Vivir FUERA estando DENTRO

Ese es el leitmotiv que ha ayudado a generar la arquitectura de una nueva casa en PGA Catalunya Resort, a un paso de Girona. En ese complejo …

Rambed House

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain<p>Architects: Katherine Bedwell and Quim Larrea<br>Interiors: Katherine Bedwell<br>Photos: Rafael Vargas and Katherine Bedwell<p>The site is located nearby a natural park 20 miles NW of Barcelona. It is a magical place, surrounded by pine trees,oaks, and holm oaks and scented by the …

Flying House / IROJE KHM Architects

<b>Landing of An Airship that Load Nature</b><p>The owner of this house is a young pilot and his family for his future home space, the house landed lightly on …

Open Patio House / PROD arquitectura & design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The proposal for this house started from the client's desire to enjoy a protected exterior space, …

ström architects cantilevers 'the quest' bungalow in england

<b>in swanage, a coastal town in south east england, ström architects has replaced an aging 1910s bungalow with a contemporary single-storey home.</b> …

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skinnySCAR / Gwendolyn Huisman and Marijn Boterman

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The skinnySCAR project shows how forgotten empty spaces in the city can be used. Each city has neglected …

Secluded homes that will make you want to get away from it all

Dream home design isn't easy, which is why we all entrust the task to amazing architects, but we do think that taking a look at projects that have …

Is This the Most Luxurious Modernist Residence Ever Created?

From the luxury-inclined minds of Ström Architects comes a new brand ethos for the potential of contemporary residential architecture. Inspired by the design quality and workmanship of Superyachts, the firm aims to create an extraordinary collection of Superhouses in secret locations around the …

RAVE / Tom Mahieu Architect

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The building site is situated on a typical Belgian allotment with small plots of +- 500m2. The …

Balnarring Retreat

Equipped with a series of modular features, the Balnarring Retreat isn't defined by function. Each of the plywood walls contain folding components — …

Wood, Concrete and Sculptural Beauty: Mesmeric Cape Cod Beach House

Smart architecture is all about adapting to the landscape even while flawlessly serving the needs of those residing within a structure. It is a …

Sunset Plaza Residence

Sunset Plaza Residence<br>Hollywood, CA<br>The design of the Sunset Plaza Residence is primarily driven by the motivation to extend the precedent established by the modern architecture of Schindler, Neutra and Maston in the Hollywood Hills. The site demanded that the design address the dramatic views from …

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Enjoy Concrete HQ / Govaert & Vanhoutte Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Enjoy Concrete produces and installs architectural prefabricated concrete elements. The brief for their …