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Santa Ynez House

The owners, former gallery owners and serious art collectors, wanted to build a small studio and an energy-efficient house in the country that would also function as their private gallery. The site is located in the hilly terrain of the Santa Ynez Valley in Southern California, near Santa Barbara. …

Architecture

2015 Seattle Tech Universe

Company is based in WA or is a significant company whose founders came from a WA company<p>Companies that started outside of Washington but have since …

Sears

50 Impressive Details Using Wood

Over the course of history the unique characteristics of wood, which are dependent upon the species of the tree and the location in which it has …

Design

Ping Shan Tin Shui Wai Leisure and Cultural Building / ArchSD

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> How can we build a tall modern building that reflects the past? We want to get away with the idea of a …

Wooden stables completed by Pook on the edge of a Finnish forest

This wooden stables on the edge of a Finnish forest features an asymmetric gabled roof which covers stalls for the horses and a lowered barn …

House in rural Germany features a slatted wooden facade and copper fittings

Narrow strips of wood screen both walls and windows at this house in Bavaria by Kühnlein Architektur, which comprises a pair of connected sheds (+ …

Office Mian Ye wraps a Maryland home in wood battens made of knotty cedar

This family home in Maryland by Office Mian Ye is sheathed in a wooden brise-soleil, enabling views of the landscape while also offering privacy (+ …

Connecticut

MNy Arkitekter uses seven types of timber for Finnish lake house

MNy Arkitekter has used seven varieties of timber to create this gabled house on the shoreline of a small lake in Tenala, Finland (+ slideshow).<p>Local …

Design

Portland Home Remodel Masters Views

Council Crest Residence is a 6,200 square foot remodel and addition located in Portland, Oregon. Completed in 2003, it was designed by <b>Bohlin Cywinski</b> …

Architecture

Rhode Island coastal retreat by Roger Ferris comprises multiple gabled forms

This holiday home in Rhode Island by US studio Roger Ferris + Partners consists of a cluster of gable-roofed volumes, influenced by vernacular …

Studio MK27 creates giant shelving units in São Paulo penthouse

Floor-to-ceiling grids of wooden shelves cover double-height walls inside this luxurious apartment in São Paulo by local office Studio MK27 (+ …

Renée del Gaudio builds Colorado home on land devastated by forest fire

A devastating forest fire cleared the land that this weathering steel-clad house by Colorado architect Renée del Gaudio was built on (+ …

In Cold Wyoming Winters, A New Vertical Farm Keeps Fresh Produce Local

Now that Vertical Harvest is up and running, in frigid December, the tomatoes come from next door, instead of being trucked from Mexico.<p>Winters are notoriously harsh in Jackson, Wyoming, where temperatures can plunge far below zero and snowstorms regularly pummel the surrounding mountains. The …

Aquaponics

MAPA designs prefabricated house then ships it 200 kilometres to Uruguayan olive grove

This compact house was prefabricated in a factory near the Uruguayan capital, before being transported 200 kilometres by lorry to its destination – a …

Augmented reality "will change the way architects work" says Greg Lynn

<b>Venice Architecture Biennale 2016:</b> augmented reality will revolutionise the architecture and construction industries according to architect Greg …

Step into the amazing 6.5m wide house!

La Casa Desnuda, today’s feature property, is an impressive Mexican house that boasts a particularly surprising architectural feature. At only 6.5 …

Interior Design

Five of the best houses in Oregon on Dezeen

This week's roundup of American houses from each of the 50 states brings us to Oregon, where a house built atop a pond and a home and studio nestled …

Casa MS by Studio Arthur Casas features both opaque and transparent facades

Glass walls slides and fold open to completely reveal the living spaces of this house in Brazil by Studio Arthur Casas, allowing residents to look …

Seattle chapel by Hennebery Eddy features walls of rough sandstone and concrete

American firm Hennebery Eddy Architects used wood, concrete, glass and battered stone to create this chapel on a Jesuit high school campus in Seattle …

How To Design For Autism

The architect behind the Center of Autism and the Developing Brain says the key is to be sensitive to light, sight, textures, and sounds.<p>Problem: many autistic kids are super sensitive to the sight, sound, and feel of their environment. So when New York-Presbyterian decided to build an early …

16 residential projects by famous architects are changing the face of New York

New York is experiencing a boom in high-end residential construction not seen since before the 2008 recession, including buildings by Álvaro Siza, …

Studio Gang designs Brooklyn fire station with bright red details

Architecture firm Studio Gang has designed a fire station for Brooklyn, where emergency workers will be able to live, work, and use the building …

Tadao Ando's Casa Wabi is an artist's retreat that stretches along the Mexican coast

A 312-metre-long concrete wall provides the framework for this house and art centre designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando for a picturesque site …

See how this 1930s building in Hollywood is transformed into the workplace of the future

How can an almost 80-year-old broadcasting building steeped in Hollywood history relate to how we work and live now?<p>The design of NeueHouse, a hybrid coworking facility and social club aimed at enterprising creative professionals, reveals many connections between past and present within the former …

Architecture

Articles about modern home joins storied site pacific ocean on Dwell.com - Dwell

A new home at Sea Ranch, a half-century-old enclave of rugged modernist houses on the Northern California coast, captures the...<p>Seeking a respite from the city, a Portland couple create a beachfront getaway on Oregon’s rugged coast.<p>Though living in a glass house certainly isn't for everyone, many …

Architecture

Wooden pavilions by Lake Flato create an education centre in the Texas landscape

This visitors centre and education pavilion in Texas was designed by Lake Flato Architects to be one of the most sustainable structures in the state, …