Author: David

Campinarana House

Very open air house utilizing a lot of Coreten and concrete. ------------------------ The Amazon, more than any other area on the planet, requires climate-appropriate architectural strategies. The natural and environmental conditions are extreme and the proximity of the equatorial zone requires an architecture oriented towards thermal comfort...

Hoang Tuong House & Studio

Nice looking multi-use house ------------------------------------- Three years ago, Truong An Architecture received the offer for designing a new house for Artist Hoang Tuong Do, a Vietnamese well-known artist. After many years of living and working in downtown Saigon - a stuffy, chaotic metropolis (not only in architecture),...

Oak Pass Main House

Spectacular with the old oak tree and the reflection in the water! -------------------------------- The Oak Pass main house sits on the top of a 3.5 acre ridge site with panoramic canyon views. There are over 130 protected Oak trees on the property. The house was sited to...

Stark House / Park + Associates Pte Ltd

Yet more Glass and Concrete! ----------------------------- This project is situated in a typical Singaporean landed housing estate built in the 1980s. The estate is located in an area of interesting and seemingly disparate activities. Within a 1.5km radius, the Stark House is surrounded by other housing estates...

LLM House / Obra Arquitetos

Lots of Glass and Green! -------------------------- Situated on a site with a large number of native trees to be preserved and average slope of 30%, the implementation of the project suggests an intense dialogue with the existing topography and vegetation. Considering the built area of 1187,60m ,...

Design Hostel

What is possible with quick build containers. -------------------- In their previous life, the 25-m2 overseas containers transported consumer goods across the ocean; today, the 63 containers have been transformed into a hostel where keen travelers can dream of the open seas. With its construction from recycled intermodal...

Gerês House / Carvalho Araújo

Really like the floating nature and heavy use of concrete & wood. -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Gerês house is located on a steep slope in the Caniçada Valley where there was a small house and a stream. The existing building was located in an upper level of the land eventually liable...

Keita House / Di Frenna Arquitectos

My wife likes the brick integration in with the other raw materials in this house. ----------------------------------- Reinterpreting the typology of a Mexican house in a contemporary version, was the premise to design Keita House, where the central patio became the circulation and main view of the residence....

The House Cast in Liquid Stone

Really? Liquid stone! ------------------ A second home on a rocky outcrop at the start of the western ghats (highlands),Khopoli, in Maharashtra, India. An area of high precipitation in the monsoons, and equal heat during the summers, the site changes remarkably from March to July, with the onset...

House with a Lake View

Very simple but highly functional! ------------------------------------------ The house is the inversion of the architecture typical of housing developments built into a slope. Every flat consists of one single room, staggered and facing the lake. Since the staggering follows the slope of the land, the evening sun reaches...