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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,...

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...

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...