The McGovern Residence

Love the water features! ----------------------------------------------- A landmark site, a radical client willing to take risks and a sensational builder, the dream commission. The south facing riverfront allotment was occupied by a very charming but exhausted 1940’s worker's cottage. The cottage was casually nestled between two mature trees,...

World’s largest 3D-printed building

It was only a matter of time. A zero waste 3D printed building. ----------------------------- Quickly gaining popularity as an affordable and sustainable way to build, 3D printing is becoming a go-to construction choice for architects around the world. In fact, one Boston-based company, Apis Cor, well-known for its 3D-printed architecture,...

Carroll House / LOT-EK

Wedge shaped container house! ----------------------------- Carroll House is a single-family residence located in a typical 25x100-feet Brooklyn corner lot. 21 shipping containers are stacked and cut diagonally along top and bottom, generating a monolithic and private volume within the urban fabric. The diagonal cut modifies the conventional ground-floor...

PK House / SPC Technocons

Even more Cantilevers! ------------------------------------- SPC Technocons completes a cantilevered house in Bangkok, Thailand, with integrated design -built approach.  Located in the neighborhood area of Bangkok, Thailand, the 800 square-meter cantilevered house by SPC Technocons is built for a family of 5 with integrated design-built approach. Hidden behind the private...

Two Hulls / Mackay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects

Sure love us some cantilevers! ---------------------------------------- This project is situated in a glaciated, coastal landscape, with a cool maritime climate. The geomorphology of the site consists of granite bedrock and boulder till, creating pristine white sand beaches, and turquoise waters. The two pavilions float above the shoreline...

Forever House / Wallflower Architecture + Design

This may not be sustainable but it is a striking design. Maybe the next one could be built similar with more sustainable materials. ---------------------------------- Our clients wanted to build their dream house; a house that would be their definitive family home. It had to have an urban...

JJ House / Ivan Priatman Architecture

Love the slanted  concrete walls! ------------------------------ JJ House is a house for a family of four in Surabaya, Indonesia. The house is characterized by a series of parallel primary walls that become the primary organizing element of the house. Towards the front of the house, the walls separate...

Holiday Inn Express by Chapman Taylor

Even Holiday Inn is on this trend! ----------------------------------------- Architecture firm Chapman Taylor unveiled images of the recently completed Holiday Inn Express at Manchester’s Trafford City – the first hotel in the North West to be built using a special type of volumetric modular construction based on steel...