Juan Pablo Montes

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Solar-powered modern studio appears to float in midair

Not your average backyard shed<p>Plenty of homes give the illusion of floating, but this cubed building in New South Wales, Australia, is in fact hovering over a drop off. Designed by architect Matt Thitchener, the 650-square-foot studio is affixed to the side of a hill that overlooks the Pacific …

Architecture

Hillside House

Overlooking downton Austin, the Hillside House uses its sloped terrain to amplify views of the neighboring cityscape. The home is broken up into two …

Architecture

The Walled Tsingpu Yangzhou Retreat: Pure Serenity In Yangzhou, China

The Walled is a boutique retreat that opened in 2017 in Yangzhou, China. Situated just north of Yangzhou’s Slender West Lake, a tranquil national park, many Chinese and international tourists come to the area to witness the myriad of man-made lakes. Now, though, they’re coming to see more than just …

Architecture

Tre Concrete Tiles

You can add color to your walls with paint. You can add texture with wallpaper. But for those of you looking for something a little more interesting, …

Sculpture

Residence 1446 by Miró Rivera Architects

Miró Rivera Architects have designed a new house in Austin, Texas, that features exterior walls of flat seam copper and Lueders roughback limestone, …

Living Rooms

Morris Adjmi-designed Fulton Market condo tower shortened to 36 stories

The design was originally slated to rise 51 stories<p>A tall, slender condo tower proposed in the heart of Chicago’s Fulton Market District has reduced its height for a second time from 43 to 36 stories. The latest compromise was revealed in a letter of support from the West Central Association …

Skyscrapers

Steel-Framed Café Becomes Hanging Garden in Vietnam

Studio <b>Le House</b> recently completed <b>An’garden Café</b>, an original spot for daily gatherings located in Hà Đông, Hà Nội, Vietnam. This steel-framed café …

Deadpool 2 casually subverts some of superhero movies’ most toxic clichés

Beneath the film’s gleeful raunch and gore hides an empathetic heart.<p>Though <i>Deadpool</i> is most celebrated for breaking box office records and paving the way for R-rated superhero movies, when it was released in 2016, some commenters noted that <i>Deadpool</i> had surprisingly forward-thinking attitudes about …

Bjarke Ingels designs an A-frame-inspired prefab tiny house

Not made for roughing it<p>The A45 Klein is not your typical A-frame cabin. Desired by Bjarke Ingels, the micro home looks like a glass spear sticking up out of the ground. The A45 is built from prefabricated, flat-packed modules—a timber frame, subfloor, wall modules, and a floor-to-ceiling …

Dpot / Isay Weinfeld

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Dpot was built on a 1,500-m2 plot in São Paulo, where there had previously been a home surrounded by a …

Modern house in Connecticut appears to float on water

Stunning<p>We’ve seen houses built around trees—but what about ponds? This house in Connecticut was designed to follow the banks of a large pond on the property, effectively blending nature into the home.<p>Cutler Anderson Architects split the house into three parts to make it easier for the structure to …

A Modern House Accentuates a Sensational Wyoming Landscape

An earth-sheltered and earthquake-resistant home is built to stand the test of time in an extraordinary Wyoming landscape.<p>For the owners of the Jackson Residence—a retired couple with grown children—the completion of their contemporary rural home in Jackson, Wyoming, has been a long time coming.<p>Set …

Mexican Houses That Show the Many Ways to Use Bricks

This week we present a selection of the best images of brick houses published on our site. These 11 Mexican projects reveal the diversity of …

David Adjaye and leading architecture practices design flexible Cube Haus modular homes

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Dark age: a cluster of blackened concrete pavilions forms a discreet retreat outside Mexico City

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Collapsable skyscraper for disaster zones wins conceptual design competition

This foldable skyscraper concept was designed by Polish architects to offer relief in remote disaster zones, and has been named the winner of this …

Cozy minimalist home in Norway is crafted as the “epitome of hygge"

An hour north of Oslo, Danish studio Norm Architects have designed a family home they describe as the “epitome of hygge,” a Scandinavian term for a …

These timber tiny houses use bold pergolas to shade against the glaring sun in Israel

These beautiful tiny houses designed by Israeli-based Ron Shenkin Architecture provide relief from the glaring sun thanks to their dynamic pergolas. …

Wildcoast / FGR Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> FGR Architects has brought the best of simple, minimalist design to Wildcoast Road, Portsea, by creating …

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 …

John Pawson reveals latest residential offering in Los Angeles

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Stunning home in California wine country opens up to the outdoors

Feldman Architecture‘s beautiful House in Healdsburg embraces the outdoors with large pivoting walls that blur the boundaries between inside and out. …

Gorgeous renovation turns old steam factory into modern office space

Another win for adaptive reuse<p>As an architectural trend, it’s hard to hate on adaptive reuse. The catch-all term for giving an old building a new purpose allows original architecture to anchor a neighborhood, while breathing new life into an otherwise unused building. There are plenty of examples …

Architecture

Trout Lake House / Olson Kundig

“The buildings recall the agricultural forms of the local built environment, but as is our nature in our designs, we sought to take that context and …

17 incredible buildings opening in 2018

australian beach house creates farmland sanctuary from wild ocean surroundings

<b>atelier andy carson’s ‘headland house’ is a four bedroom and four-and-a-half-bathroom residence connected by three pavilions, wrapped around a</b> …

‘Pixel Facade’ concept creates flexible, green office towers designed for millennials

<i> Image © Mengyi Fan</i> Pixel architects, Oliver Thomas and Keyan Rahimzadeh, designed “pixel façade,” a flexible biophilic façade system for the next …

ASLA Survey: Demand High for Residential Landscapes with Sustainability and Active Living Elements

People want to do downward-facing dogs in their sustainably designed backyards or shared outdoor spaces—while their phones are charging nearby. That …

A Sustainable Home Near Sydney Boasts Chicken Coops, Vertical Gardens, and More

A new home in Australia raises the question: Is it possible to produce much of your own food and energy while living near the heart of the city?<p>"Homeowners often quit at the first sign of complexity or budget escalation when building a self-sustaining home," says Clinton Cole, principal of CplusC …

Outdoor Spaces

Critter Creek Garage

After serving as a family home for 20 years, the Critter Creek Garage makes a new life out of its old memories. The current building now functions as …

Architecture