Modern Summer House – Quogue by Austin Patterson Disston Architects

Location: Quogue, New York, USA Area:  3,500-square-foot Year: 2012 Architects: Austin Patterson Disston Architects Photography: © Peter Murdock Situated on a secluded lot in Quogue and offering views of the bay from its rooftop terrace, this new modern house is composed of a series of stacked rectangular volumes that loosely form an L-shape. Clad in tongue-and-groove…

Modern Pool House by Klopf Architecture

Location: Los Gatos, California, USA Year completed: 2012 Architects: Klopf Architecture Klopf Architecture Project Team: John Klopf, AIA, Geoff Campen, and Angela Todorova Landscape Architect: Andrea Sessa Contractor: Flegels Construction Photography: © Mariko Reed The transformation once an overgrown yard and open pool deck now a habitable destination space for swimmers and non-swimmers alike. In a…

Xintiandi Penthouse by Joyce Wang Studio

Location: Xintiandi, Shanghai, China Area: 6000 ft² Year: 2012 Awards Perspective Award “Best of Residences” 2013 ArchItects: Joyce Wang Studio Photography: © Edmon Leong A three-storey penthouse with views overlooking the lake and city skyline. It is the home of a family who entertain frequently, so it was necessary to create public areas that feel special, providing…

Private House Ostuni by Studio Talent

Location: Ostuni, Italy Year: 2012 Architects: Studio Talent   A nineteenth-century building on several levels becomes an unusual dwelling characterized by the double height of its rooms and a small courtyard (with D. Parisio). Studio Talent All images courtesy of Studio Talent   Studio Talent CONTACT Studio Talent Via F. de Sanctis, 86 Ostuni (BR)…

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…

Windward House by Alison Brooks Architects

Location: Gloucestershire, South West England, United Kingdom Size: 432 m² Year: 2012   Architects: Alison Brooks Architects Photography: © Paul Riddle Positioned on the highest point in Gloucestershire overlooking the Wye Valley, this new house and landscape is conceived as a “gallery with people living in it”, showcasing an extensive collection of African Tribal Art. Windward House was a late-Georgian…

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…

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…

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…

Watermill Residence by Andrew Berman Architects

Location: Watermill, NY, US Area: 7,200 sq ft Year: 2012 Architects: Andrew Berman Architects Photography: © Michael Moran This waterfront house was designed for a family of three generations. The house is sited on the property so as to organize the space around it into a series of distinct exterior rooms; an entry court, a sports field,…