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Simple House

Simple geometry greatness! ------------------------ The weather is strong, it dominates jeju life, it is very windy quite often, and weather changes instantaneously.  The basalt rocks are everywhere, demarcating fields, and individual houses. The orum, which is like a little hill, is everywhere, more than 350 of them...

Glass House

Feels like your part of the forest. ------------------------ Located in a gated community in the district of Casa Branca, Brumadinho, next to Inhotim (Museum of Arts) and very close to the city of Belo Horizonte. The region is part of the Rola Moça Park, a huge natural reserve...

Atelier Villa

Hidden Gem in he jungle! ------------------------ Architect's statement: Hidden in the lush jungle of Costa Rica is a small Art Villas resort, a space that transcends ordinary, inspired by the laws of the rainforest. Nestled extravagantly in steep jungle canopy, Atelier Villa erases the boundaries between interior and exterior...

Transformation Watertower

Tower of Power! ------------------------ The transformation of the watertower in Nieuw Lekkerland by RV Architectuur, won the Dutch Watertowerprize 2020. The prize is awarded every year to owners of the best transformed watertower. This year the honour goes to two cousins. Both born and raised in a...

Laif House / BAUEN

This is what this site is all about! ----------------------------- What If? This question starts the search, what if we build a house that can be moved from one place to another, with recyclable materials and low carbon footprint? A SUSTAINABLE house. A low cost recycled metal was...

BM Kabana House

Adaptive reuse of an old concert structure. --------------------------------- Awhile back I was asked by my friend to propose an intervention to the back of his house. There were a series of concrete structures standing tall and proud in semi-rectangular alignment. It was clear that the deterioration of...

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 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...

Pilgrims House in Vastseliina

Simple Brilliance -------------------- Architect Sami Rintala described the Pilgrims’ House as follows: ‘The building feels very integral by how it appears in the landscape when it is approached and by the view of the surroundings as seen from the inside. From the location to the details, from...