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Villa NEO House / Querkopf Architekten

German Engineering in the House! ------------------------------------------ This villa breaks with all traditions and forms an unrestrained contrast to the otherwise natural surroundings. Like an artistic installation on a podium made of natural stone, which at the same time forms the underground car park, lies the two-story villa...

The Compound House / March Studio

Very different then most houses we see, but extremely creative uses of materials. ----------------------------------------------------------- The Compound house is an adventurous project, averting style in lieu of an exploration into light and shadow, form and texture, order and chaos, the rational and the random. The Compound deliberately exploits...

Changing it up a little.  buildings built in ruins COOL! --------------------------- The stone ruins of an 18th-century Scottish farmhouse have been brought back to life as the envelope for a surprisingly modern solar-powered home. Lily Jencks Studio and Nathanael Dorent Architecturecrafted Ruin Studio with layers like a palimpsest, from the 200-year-old farmhouse...

SB House / Pitsou Kedem Architects

Unique with lots of light. ---------------------------------------------- Technological advances of the industrial revolution, which allowed the use of iron and concrete building blocks of the building brought with them the Gospel of modernism and the principle-front front free of static load balancing, transparent or opaque, Spacey or detached...

Casa Morgana / J. Mayer H

Ahhh, German engineering and simplicity. --------------------------------- Casa Morgana is somewhere else. Surrounded by neighbouring homes dating from the late nineteenth century, the building is like a study for possible future architecture and seems to have fallen out of context. Surrounding nature simulates a subtropical oasis and locates...

Miner Road House / Faulkner Architects

Just Love the steel and glass.  Dark on the outside, light and airy on the inside. ------------------------------------------------ The clients are a couple of environmental scientists who, along with their two sons, relocated from the Oakland Hills to the warmer climate of Orinda. Their commitment to sustainability, including a...

713 / Junsekino Architect and Design

Love the interior open idea and the fish. ---------------------------------------  In Thai context, common area is considered as a significant space that allow the family member to spend their time together as well as fulfilling the word ‘home’ to the place. This become one of the main concepts...

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...

Grow Box / Merge Architects

Perfect balance in nature. This house just blends right in. ---------------------------------------------------- Grow Box is a 1,975 sf home in Lexington, MA, designed for an MIT University Professor of Engineering, his wife, and their young son. The landscape surrounding the house was (and still is) in pristine condition, with...

SEP House / MMA Studio

A new favorite! -------------------------------------- The ground of 1200m² has a strong slope and is surrounded by native forest with the most varied types of trees. The architectural design approach was based on keeping the forest intact and at the same time not sacrificing the sunshine.   A large...