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House in Kobe North / FujiwaraMuro Architects

Simple use of concrete as separations. -------------------------------------- he client requested a combination of large, open spaces and small, cozier spaces for relaxing, delineated by elevation differences or niches. Because the client’s wife is disabled and uses an electric wheelchair, it was also essential to design a porous...

Avalon House / ArchiBlox

Blends in perfect with the landscape --------------------------------------- Beyond ArchiBlox’s speedy construction time of 6 weeks, prefab suited the clients desire to tread lightly on the land with the Avalon House project. With modular building the impact on the surrounding environment is heavily reduced during construction. The dwelling...

Floating Olson Kundig home

Great use of space clad in Corten Steel, Glass and Concrete. -------------------------------------------------------- Seattle-based firm, Olson Kundig Architects unveiled a brilliant T-shaped home called Rimrock whose elongated design ‘floats’ over a local wildlife trail. Located deep in the forest of Spokane, Washington, the 5,200-square-foot structure is supported by a platform that...

Desert Rain House – LEED and LBC house!

This one is of particular interest, as the group has achieved LEED as well as Living Building Challenge building certifications. Ive reached out to Tom and he has been very instrumental in providing critical information that has helped in the design and strategy we...

Home Design in Harmony with Nature

Natural and relaxing environment with steel accents. ----------------------------------------------------- We've featured quite a few homes with a cantilevered pool, but as this one peeks out at you through the path of vegetation, you can't help but feel invited in. This villa in Singapore, by architects Terre Pte Ltd,...

Antón García-Abril – Architect

Ensamble Studio Antón García-Abril, (Madrid, 1969) is a European PhD Architect, full-professor at the School of Architecture and Planning of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), and he is currently developing a second doctoral thesis about “Stressed Mass” at the School of Civil Engineering of the...

Chiles Residence

Built upon the steel frame of a previous home and a love of mid-century modern art and architecture, the Chiles Residence provides both open perches and quiet retreats on its wooded hill site. Using rusted steel panels and white painted steep beams, along with wood,...