Toro Canyon House by Bestor Architecture

Location: Santa Barbara County, California, US Year: 2012 Architects: Bestor Architecture Photography: Laure Joliet, John Ellis There is a dramatic and winding approach up through the landscape that keeps the compound hidden until the last moment. The site strategy is one of slow revelation and discovery of the house and- ultimately- the view. The road, which […]

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LM Guest House by Desai Chia Architects 

Location: Dutchess County, New York, US Area: 2,000 SF Year: 2013 AWARDS American Architecture Award AIA NY Design Award Interior Design Best of Year Award Boston Society of Architecture Housing Award World Architecture Festival Finalist Award Architizer A+ Design Award- Special Mention SARA NY Gold Award of Excellence SARA National Design Award ARCHITECTS: Desai Chia […]

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Pacific Heights Residence by Jensen Architects

Location: San Francisco, California, US Year: 2015 Architects: Jensen Architects Project Leads: Mark Jensen, Frank Merritt, Kimberly Cinco, Audrey Harris Project Team: Ryan Golenberg, Keri Goodlad, Ricardo Gonzalez, Hanya Chen Landscape: Terra Ferma Landscapes Lighting: Johanna Grawunder Photography: © Joe Fletcher A tight lot in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood seems an unlikely setting for a home replete with gardens. Rather than a conventional yard, Jensen […]

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Duncan Cottage by James Grayley Architects

Location: Bath, United Kingdom Year: 2016 Awards RIBA South West Award 2018, RIBA South West Small Project of the Year Award 2018 Architects: James Grayley Architects Contractor: Emerys of Bath Ltd Structural Engineers: Momentum Consulting Engineers Photography: © David Grandorge   The project extends and reorganises the house to create living accommodation appropriate to 21st Century living while respecting […]

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PR House by Architects Ink

Location: Fleurieu Peninsula, SA, Australia Area: 340 sqm Year: 2017 AWARDS 2018 South Australian Architecture Awards Residential Architecture – Houses (New) Winner, John S Chappel Award 2018 AIA National Architecture Awards Shortlisted Architects: Architects Ink Project Team: Marco Spinelli, Laura Tisato, Carlo Colombo Landscaping: Polgreen Landscaping Photography: © Sam Noonan PR House is a unique beach home to replace the client’s […]

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Glen Ellen Aerie by Aidlin Darling Design

Location: Glen Ellen, California, United States Year: 2015 Award 2018 AIASF Design Awards Architects: Aidlin Darling Design Landscape Design-builder: Dexter Estate Landscapes Photography: © Matthew Millman Two modest volumes, benched gently into the hillside, open to a floating glass bar just as the ground drops away. This perch at the edge of a pine forest allows for a layered […]

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Horizon House by Hill Thalis Architecture + Urban Projects

  Location: Lilyfield, New South Wales, Australia Award Shortlisted for Habitus House of the Year 2018 Architects: Hill Thalis Architecture + Urban Projects Hill Thalis Team: Philip Thalis, Laura Harding Photography: © Brett Boardman The Horizon House is located on a dramatic coastal headland. The property is a working cattle farm – and is characterized by its extraordinary scenic […]

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Hahei House by Studio2 Architects

Location: Hahei, New Zealand Year: 2015 Architects: Studio2 Architects Photography: Simon Devitt & Simon Wilson (kitchen imagery) The building design evolved from the idea of sculpture, building and the existing land form – working with the site. The wings of the house are positioned on the site to inform users of the different aspects of the site […]

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Peconic House by Studio Mapos

Location: Hampton Bays, New York, US Size: 4,000 Sq ft Year: 2016 Architecture, interior design, lighting: Studio Mapos Landscape design: John Beitel Photography: © Michael Moran After successfully completing the New York offices for a family-owned French global beauty brand, Mapos was asked to design a family retreat for the founders on a stunning 5-acre waterfront […]

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Truly Open Eichler House by Klopf Architecture

Location: Palo Alto, California, US Year: 2014 Architects: Klopf Architecture Project Team: John Klopf, AIA, Geoff Campen, and Angela Todorova Landscape Architect: Arterra Landscape Architects Structural Engineer: Brian Dotson Consulting Engineers Contractor: Flegels Construction Photography ©2014 Mariko Reed Klopf Architecture, Arterra Landscape Architects, and Flegels Construction updated a classic Eichler open, indoor-outdoor home. Expanding on the […]

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