Sambade House | Spaceworkers

Location: Penafiel, Portugal Size: 1 177m2 Year: 2014 Architects: spaceworkers Coordinators: Henrique Marques, Rui Dinis Collaborators: Sérgio Rocha, Rui Rodrigues, Rui Miguel, Vasco Giesta, Pedro Silva Photography © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG Based on the genetic of the place, the intervention holds, as the main goal, the creation of a contemporary space without disturbing the peace of the […]

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Otter Cove by Sagan Piechota Architecture

Location: Carmel, California, US Area: 10,000 sq ft Year: 2008 Architects: Sagan Piechota Architecture Photography © Joe Fletcher Perched atop a rocky outcrop overlooking the ocean, this Carmel residence strives to appear as a natural extension of the landscape while resolving competing private and public concerns.  The large area of the house is disguised by splitting the house […]

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G’Day House by McLeod Bovell Modern Houses

Location: West Vancouver, Canada Floor Area: 409 sq. m Site Area: 731 sq. m Year: 2016 Architects: McLeod Bovell Modern Houses Finishes: Accoya wood and Atlas Meridian Glassworks Furnishings: Fireorb, Flos, Knoll, Kristalia, Living Divani, Paola Lenti Photography @ Ema Peter Photography All images courtesy of McLeod Bovell Modern Houses | @ Ema Peter Photography   PLANS McLeod Bovell Modern Houses McLeod Bovell […]

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Vallarta House by Ezequiel Farca + Cristina Grappin Design Studio

Location: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Area: 32,292 sq ft / 3,000 sqm Year: 2013 AWARDS 2014 IDA (International Design Award): Silver medal, residential category – new project. Vallarta House. USA 2013 PCI (Precast / Prestressed Concrete Institute) Design Awards Program: First Prize, single family house category. Vallarta House. USA 2013 IIDA Global excellence Design: Best of residential […]

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East di Lido Residence | [STRANG] Architecture

Location: Miami Beach, Florida, US Year: 2015 Architects: [STRANG] Architecture Photography ©Blue Ocean Photography   Located on an artificial island in Biscayne Bay, this residence maximizes the waterfront views across Biscayne Bay and neighboring islands.  Unlike many of the stark white boxes that have proliferated on Miami Beach’s waterfront sites, this house incorporates natural keystone and wood louvers […]

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Prahran House | Rob Kennon Architects 

Location: Prahran, Victoria, Australia Area: 315 sqm Year: 2017 Architects: Rob Kennon Architects Photography © Derek Swalwell This project explores a new typology for open connected living. Terraced floor plates and shifting ceiling profiles adjust to the sites topography to achieve spatial qualities appropriate to the program. Large doors retract into wall cavities allowing the spaces to extend […]

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The Mills house#project343 | mckimm

Location: Hampton, Victoria, Australia Year: 2017 Architects: mckimm Photography by © Derek Swalwell the mills #project343 encompasses a pair of rectilinear volumes stacked atop one another, giving the home the identity of contemporary design. offering naturally illuminated spaces that provide functionality and carefully considered zoning, the mills project provides an introspective aspect and a welcoming home to […]

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Carrara House | Mário Martins Atelier

CLIENT / PROMOTER: Algarve Property Concept Location: Luz, Lagos, Portugal Year: 2017 Architects: Mário Martins Team: Nuno Colaço, Márcia Nobre, Varsha Kolur, Hélder Lima, Ariana Silva, Tiago Martins, João Pratas, José Furtado Photography: © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG All images courtesy of Mário Martins Atelier | © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG Mário Martins Atelier Mário Martins was born in […]

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Residence Boa Vista VI by Gui Mattos Arquitetura

Localisation: Porto Feliz – SP, Brazil Area: 913m² Year: 2016 Architects: Gui Mattos Arquitetura Project architect: Fausto Sombra, Fernanda Denser Alencar Project Team: Luciana Higashi, Leonardo Vieira, Tiago Mestre All images courtesy of Gui Mattos Arquitetura PLANS GUI MATTOS ARCHITECTS ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICE BASED IN SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL Read more here CONTACT Rua Estados Unidos, 1162 Jd. América, São Paulo-SP 01427-001 arquitetura@guimattos.com.br […]

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House L4 ▪ Ramatuelle, France by Vincent Coste Architects

Residential house ▪ Rehabilitation Location: Ramatuelle, France Area: 200 m² Year: 2017 Architects : Vincent Coste Architecte Lead Architects: Estelle Hondier Landscape : Nicolas Bonnenfant / Coloco All images courtesy of Vincent Coste Architecte VINCENT COSTE ARCHITECTE   Vincent Coste opened his architectural agency in his home town of St. Tropez in 2000, after collaborating with Rem Koolhaas […]

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Belgica House|AMZ Arquitetos

Location: São Paulo, SP, Brazil Area: 1075 sqm Year: 2014 Architects: AMZ Arquitetos Authors: Pablo Alvarenga, Manoel Maia e Adriana Zampieri Team: Gabriel Rocchetti, Paula Saito, Paula Ferreira Leite Interior Design: AMZ Arquitetos Photography: © Maíra Acayaba Located at a green residential area in São Paulo, the program was split in three blocks (service, private and leisure spaces), […]

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Wall House | AGi Architects

Location: Khaldiya, Kuwait City, Kuwait Area:  2,500 sqm Year: 2016 Architects: AGi Architects – Nasser B Abulhasan, Joaquin Pérez-Goicoechea Interior design: AGi Architects, Gunni & Trentino Lighting: Irene Bas Photography: © Nelson Garrido As in the famous Lewis Carroll tale, Wall House is not what it seems. Is it a fortress that closes itself to the world? Or is it an isolated place […]

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Concretus house by Singular Studio

Location: Alicante, Spain Area: 200 m2 Year: 2016 FIRST INTERNATIONAL PRIZE IN ITS CATEGORY ‘RESIDENTIAL HOUSING’ IN CEMEX BUILDING AWARD 2017 Architects: Singular Studio Interior design: Pepe Cabrera Photography: © David Frutos The idea from which the project developed, was born from a trip to the client’s country, where the need arose, in a certain way, to reproduce the architectural tradition of soviet brutalism […]

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Joya Villas Bri Bri by Studio Saxe

Location: Santa teresa, Costa Rica Area: 961 m2 Client: Joya Villas Date of Completion: 2018 Architects: Studio Saxe Design Director: Benjamin Garcia Saxe Project Architect: Cesar Coto & Rogelio Quesada Project Coordinator: Laura Morelli Landscape: Vida Landscape Photography: Andres Garcia Lachner Steel and wood frames diffuse inside-out boundaries in Costa Rica surf town. Set in […]

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Finley Beach House by BORA Architects

Location: Arcadia Beach, Oregon, US Size: 3,300sf  Year: 2012 Architects: BORA Architects Photographs by: Tim Bies Photography Set at the edge of Oregon’s coastal forest, this glass house provides commanding beach views. Built as a weekend getaway for a young family seeking communion with nature, the space is an antidote to the hectic buzz of urban living. The central […]

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Miner Road by Faulkner Architects

Location: Orinda, California, US Year: 2016 Award AIACC Residential Honor Award 2017 AIAEB Honor Award 2017 Architects: Faulkner Architects Photographer: Joe Fletcher In the shade of Orinda’s native oaks, the home produces an in intimate relationship with the surrounding trees. Their texture is reflected architecturally in a hyper-minimal palette of unfinished white oak on the walls, ceilings, […]

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Valley of the Moon Retreat House Sonoma by Butler Armsden Architects

Location: Sonoma, California, United States Awards AIA 2016 MERIT AWARD WINNERS / Category: Built Project, Custom Residential AAP – The American Architecture Prize 2017: Winner in Architectural Design / Residential Architecture Architects: Butler Armsden Architects Photographer: Joe Fletcher General Contractor: Thompson Suskind Structural Engineer: Summit Engineering This AIA award-winning Sonoma residence reinterprets the wonderful spaces of the original Spanish haciendas […]

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Treetop House by Arent&Pyke interior design studio

    Interior design: Arent&Pyke Photography by Anson Smart Award 2018 AIDA Shortlist: Residential Decoration The material diversity of stone and felt, timber and colour are drawn together as harmonious elements in this contemporary penthouse home. Delivering refined luxury that is tactile, warm and without clutter, an emphasis has been placed on spatial harmony, colour, and detail. […]

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House for an art lover by ShedKM

Location: Formby north of Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom Size: 650 m2 Year: 2014 Architects: ShedKM Photography © Jack Hobhouse The house was conceived as a simple two-storey villa placed in the centre of a flat, rectangular site, surrounded by mature trees. The ground floor spaces are defined by a series of interconnecting white painted brick walls with full […]

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Olion Villa AA by Ark4lab of architecture

Location: Thassos Island, Greece Year: 2016 Architects: Ark4lab of architecture Design Team: Giorgos Tyrothoulakis , Evdokia Voudouri Development /Management: NOVALIS TERRA Photos: Studio Vavdinoudis – Dimitriou The single house “olion” is situated in an olive grove with olive trees planted in the beginning of the 16th century, in Thassos island. The L shaped residence, with its functional volumes distinctly separated, unfolds […]

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Casa 400 Columnas by Max Núñez Architect

Location: Chicureo, Colina, Chile Built Surface: 340 m² Construction: February 2014 Architect: Max Núñez Collaborators: Sebastián Cruz, Marine Winkler, Santiago Valdivieso Structural Engineering: Patricio Stagno Building Contractor: Francisco Álvarez Landscape Design: Alejandra Marambio Photos © Erieta Attali Casa 400 Columnas is located in a suburban development in Northern Santiago. The site is a horizontal terrain with […]

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Groveland House by Mcleod Bovell Modern Houses

Location: West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Area: 9,000 sf Year: 2013 Architects: Mcleod Bovell Modern Houses Photography © Mcleod Bovell A gentle three-story sloping site offers significant connections to grade on all levels of the house: a putting green on the upper floor, pool and entertainment on the middle level and more intimate views to natural bedrock […]

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Esquimalt House by Mcleod Bovell Modern Houses

Location: West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Area: 7,015 sf Year: 2012 Architects: Mcleod Bovell Modern Houses Photography © Martin Tessler The Esquimalt House moves laterally across a wide, steeply sloping lot, allowing natural flows between a side yard, the living areas, and the pool and outdoor entertaining spaces. A second entrance on the lowest level creates two […]

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Villa V by Baranowitz Kronenberg Architects

Location: Tel Aviv, Israel Year: 2016 Architects: Baranowitz Kronenberg Architects Photography: Amit Geron VILLA V. IS HOMAGE TO THE ‘WHITE CITY’ ARCHITECTURE OF TEL AVIV; SIMPLE MASSING AND A RICH PLAY OF SUN AND SHADE WHICH EMBRACES THE MEDITERRANEAN BREEZE. IT IS A HOME RATHER THAN A HOUSE, A PLACE FOR LIVING WHERE MEMORIES ARE MADE AND […]

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29th Street Residence by Schwartz and Architecture

Location: San Francisco,California, US Area: 3500 ft2 Year: 2016 Architects: Schwartz and Architecture Project Team: Caterina Belardetti, Neil O’Shea, Joshua Yoches   Photography: Bruce Damonte It is often difficult to create a sense of openness and continuity in multi-level urban homes. By allowing the staircases of this three-story structure the freedom to shift location on each level – defining […]

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Summitridge Residence by Marmol Radziner Architects

Location: Beverly Hills, California, US ARCHITECTS: Marmol Radziner Architects ARCHITECTURE CONSTRUCTION LANDSCAPE Perched on 2.8 acres of steep hillside, this residence is defined by a series of cantilevered, overlapping volumes that cascade downward and ultimately nestle into the earth. Each level has a green roof and private patio with a unique scenic overlook. The volumes of the house create garden […]

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The Musicians’Residence in The Orchid by Neuman Hayner Architects

Location: Plain of Menasseh, Israel Year: 2012 Constructed Area: 164 Sq. Meters Premise: 2000 Sq. Meters Architects: Neuman Hayner Architects Design Team: Sharon Neuman, Hila Tzur Photography:  © Amit Gosher The residence in built in an active avocado plantation. The clients asked for a deconstructive, non-conventional home, while we also limited the number of avocado trees cut […]

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Linear House by Patkau Architects

Location: Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada Area: 340 m2 Dates: 2009 Awards 2012 – Governor General’s Medal in Architecture 2012 – Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia Merit Award 2012 – Canadian Wood Council Honour Award 2011 – AZ Award for Design Excellence, Residential Architecture Architect: Patkau Architects Inc. Project Team: John Patkau, Patricia Patkau with Peter Suter, Greg Boothroyd, Marc Holland, Christina […]

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Further Lane Pool House by Robert Young Architects

Location: East Hampton, New York, US Size: 250 ft2 Year: 2016 Architects: Robert Young Architects Principal in charge: Robert Young, AIA Project architect: Justin Blejer Project designer: Viktoria Rauter Landscape architect: Laguardia Design Group   Photography: Frank Oudeman © The goal for this Hamptons pool house was to create a maximum variety of experiences within a relatively small set of […]

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Oak Pass Guest House by Walker Workshop

Location : Beverly Hills, California, US Size: 2,500 s.f. Year: 2013 Architects, Interior design: Walker Workshop Project Team: Noah Walker, Ted Leviss, Erin White, Trent Laughton Photographer: Nicholas Alan Cope  The Oak Pass Road guesthouse uses its height and a small footprint to maximize panoramic canyon views and strengthen its connection to the surrounding tree-filled site. The lower level […]

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Merricks House by Wood Marsh Architects

Location: Merricks, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia Year: 2009 Architects: Wood Marsh Architects Photographer: Jean Luc Laloux  While the opportunities inherent in a semi-rural, seaside context have been exploited to their fullest in this peninsula house, lessons learned from the effects of an often harsh coastal environment have necessitated a balanced response. Rather than orientate the house […]

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New Canaan Residence by JSA (Joel Sanders Architect)

Location: New Canaan, Connecticut, US Area: 3000 SF + 2600 SF Addition Year: 2017 Design Architect: John Black Lee in 1957/ JSA (Joel Sanders Architect) 2017 Architect of Record: Ampersand Archtitecture Landscape Architect: Wagner Hodgson Landscape Architecture Contractor: Rico Imbrogno Lighting: Richard Shaver Lighting Design Structural/MEP: Sillman Photography: © Peter Aaron The challenge posed by the design of this renovation and master bedroom addition […]

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House rehabilitation in Aiguablava, Begur by MANO Arquitectura

Location: Aiguablava, Begur, Costa Brava, Spain Year: 2014 Architects: MANO Arquitectura Architect in Charge: Sebastian Machado, Victoria Esborraz Photographer: Luis Carbonell From an existing house it is considered that the most important to maintain are the views towards the Mediterranean and outer space. It is proposed to open the entire facade of the apartment in the public area […]

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Pam & Paul’s House
 by Craig Steely Architecture

Location: Cupertino, California, US Area: 2,600 square feet Site size: 5 acres Year: 2016 Architects: Craig Steely Landscape: Confidence landscaping Lighting: Craig Steely Photography: © Darren Bradle The house floats in the canopy of a dense Oak grove in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains just west of Silicon Valley. The conceptual idea came clearly and quickly—float a […]

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Venice House 1 by Walker Workshop

Location: 1015 Indiana Avenue, Venice, California, US Area: 3000 SF Year: 2016 Architect: Walker Workshop Project Team: Noah Walker, Trent Laughton, Gus Sinsheimer, Nicholas Katona Contractor: Walker Workshop Photography © Noah Walker This two story home is our first in Venice California and our two young clients gave us one simple directive: “don’t f*ck it up”. Given […]

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Bluff House by Auhaus Architecture

Location: Barwon Heads, Victoria, Australia Year: 2013 Awards: 2014 Houses Award Shortlist 2014 Idea Awards Shortlist Architects: Auhaus Architecture Builder: Ashley Crowe Builders Photography: Trevor Mein & Auhaus Architecture Bluff House is a three level house designed for a steeply sloping site backing onto the Barwon Heads golf course. The house is designed as a series […]

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Ein Hayam Residence by Neuman Hayner architects

Location: Ein Hayam, Israel Area: 210 sqm Plot:400 sqm Year: 2017 Architects: Neuman Hayner architects Design team: Sharon Neuman, Tamar Zohar Photography: © Amit Gosher All images courtesy of Neuman Hayner architects |© Amit Gosher NEUMAN HAYNER ARCHITECTS Neuman Hayner architects is a young yet highly experienced offic.Sharon, Iftah, and the studio team are designing projects of varying scales including civic, corporate […]

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Pool House by + tongtong

Location: North York, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Area: 1000 square foot Year: 2014 Architects: + tongtong  Design: John Tong, principal and designer in charge, 3rd Uncle design Photography: Colin Faulkner The 1000 square foot pool house is designed to be multifunctional, the open-space interiors can easily transform from a pool house to a guesthouse to entertainment space to work studio […]

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Oak Knoll Residence by Atelier Jørgensen

Location: Napa, California, USA Area: 5,050 sqft Year: 2015 Architects: Atelier Jørgensen Photographer: © Joe Fletcher Photography All images courtesy of Atelier Jørgensen Atelier Jørgensen ATELIER JØRGENSEN is a Napa Valley and Los Angeles based group of designers, builders and thinkers operating within the fields of design, interior design, landscape design, urbanism, construction, and development. The office […]

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Esherick Sea Cliff House by Edmonds + Lee Architects

Location:San Francisco, California, US Architects: Joseph Esherick Architect | Edmonds + Lee Architects Photography: Joe Fletcher   When the new owners of the this home that was originally designed by famed Bay Area mid-century architect Joseph Esherick approached Edmonds + Lee to help them renovate the historically-loaded project, the architects felt a sense of deference without […]

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