Olive House, Mediterian Garden by LOG-URBIS

Program: Mediterian Garden Location: Stara Novalja, Island of Pag, Croatia Site area: 2162 m2 Year: 2014 Architects: LOG-URBIS    Project team: Tea Horvat, Radovan Šobat, Darija Breitenberger Photography: © Robert Leš All images courtesy of Log-urbis | © Robert Leš   LOG-URBIS Log-urbis is a built environment design practice that integrates urban planning and design, architecture, landscape, […]

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Fe3O4 House by Crosson Architects

Location: Taiharuru, Auckland, New Zealand Architects: Crosson Architects Photography: © Simon Devitt A lifetime spent in the boat-building industry provided the inspiration for this project. The location at the margin of the bay and exposed to the elements – wind and ocean called for a rugged response. Just as early Polynesian explorers turned their sea-craft upside down to […]

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Residência Laranjeiras V by Gui Mattos Arquitetura

Localisation: Paraty – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Area: 745 m² Year: 2003 Architects: Gui Mattos Arquitetura Project architects: Caroline Estelles, Gustavo Bergman Interior: Ana Cecilia Guimarães, Ana Karina Costa Landscape: Marcelo Faisal Photography: © Leonardo Finotti All images courtesy of Gui Mattos Arquitetura | © Leonardo Finotti GUI MATTOS ARCHITECTS ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICE BASED IN SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL Read more here CONTACT Rua Estados […]

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Soho House by Log-urbis

Program: Family house Location: Šestine, Zagreb, Croatia Site area: 934 m2 Gross floor area: 217 m2 Year: 2004   Architects: Log-urbis Project team: Tea Horvat, Radovan Šobat Photography: © Robert Leš All images courtesy of Log-urbis | © Robert Leš PLANS   Log-urbis Log-urbis is a built environment design practice that integrates urban planning and design, […]

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House of Earth and Sky by Aidlin Darling Design

  Location: Hillsborough, California, United States Year: 2015 Architects: Aidlin Darling Design Interiors: Gary Hutton Design Landscape Architect: Lutsko Associates Lighting Designer: Eric Johnson Associates Photography © Matthew Millman This sustainable home celebrates the intersection of earth and sky. One enters below grade and ascends vertically through the ground to arrive in a series of glass pavilions, anchored by rammed earth walls […]

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The Triangle House | Philipp Architekten

Location: Aarwangen, Switzerland Area: 322 m² Year: 2014 Architects: Philipp Architekten Photography: © Jose Campos   The characteristic of the narrow, steep hillside plot is its tapering, triangular shape. The view sweeps far and wide over an extensive, natural landscape towards the valley. The layout of the stretched building follows the property line. Surrounded by small residential streets, […]

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House. Koller by Architect Prineas

Location: Earlwood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Year: 2014 Architects: Architect Prineas Photography © Chris Warnes ‘House. Koller’ is a renovation and extension for a Swiss couple and their two children. For them, the choice of timber was a nostalgic one. The new timber pavilion plays with traditional Swiss building methods. It serves as a little reminder of the […]

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Bellevue Hill House II by Madeleine Blanchfield Architects

Localisation: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Interior Design: Madeleine Blanchfield Architects Photography: © Robert Walsh This project was to remodel the interiors of a large art deco house. The existing planning was convoluted so we created vistas through various rooms and a circular vestibule to tie together unconnected spaces. Simple materials in keeping with the existing […]

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Pheasants by Sarah Griffiths + Amin Taha

Local Authority: Hanley-on-Thames Town Council Type: Bespoke Private House Location: Oxfordshire, South East England, United Kingdom Size: 575m2 Year: 2017 Awards RIBA South Award 2018 RIBA Project Architect of the Year Award 2018 Architects: Sarah Griffiths + Amin Taha Quantity Surveyor: Fleming Russell Stent Structural Engineer: Adams Kara Taylor (akt II) Structural Design Staircase: Webb Yates Engineers Lighting Design: Pritchard Themis […]

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The Woodman’s Treehouse by Brownlie Ernst and Marks Architects

Type: Leisure Building Client: Guy Mallinson Woodland Workshop Location: West Dorset, United Kingdom Year: 2016 Cost: GBP 150,000   Architects: BEaM – Brownlie Ernst and Marks Architects Team: BEaM, Guy Mallinson Woodland Workshop The Woodman’s Treehouse is a luxurious two-storey suite arranged between and beneath the canopy of aged oaks in a rural green woodworking campus. The building is a truly collaborative […]

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Sundial House by Specht Architects

Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico Area: 2,500 square feet Award 2017 Winner Harnar Architecture Award Architect: Specht Architects Landscape Architect: James David Interior Design: Norine Hayes Contractor: Wolf Corp Photography: © Taggart Sorensen This ridgetop house in Santa Fe is organized around two perpendicular board-formed concrete walls. The walls are an element of continuity, linking interior and […]

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Cheeran House by John Pardey Architects

Location: West Berkshire, England, United Kingdom Area: 284 m2 Year: 2014 Award 2016 RIBA House of the Year Awards Shortlist Architects: John Pardey Architects Landscape architect: Anthony Clarkson Landscape Structural Engineer: Barton Engineers Photography: © James Morris A wonderful one-acre walled garden forms the main part of the site, which sits just off the main road between Reading and Oxford in […]

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Alto de Pinheiros House | AMZ Arquitetos

Location: São Paulo, SP, Brazil Area: 415 m² Year: 2016 Architects: AMZ Arquitetos Authors: Pablo Alvarenga, Manoel Maia, Adriana Zampieri Architects: Gabriel Rocchetti, Carolina Calmon Interior design: Marina Linhares Structure Engineer: Ney Constantini Contractor: DMR Photography: © Maíra Acayaba Built in the 1950s, the house was the object of a renovation project. It might have looked old and dark […]

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Villa Agava Casablanca | Driss Kettani Architect

Location: Casablanca, Morocco Area: 450 m2 Year: 2016 Awards Middle East Architect Awards 2017 Residential project of the year Short list Mediterranean Mimar Sinan Prize 2016 Lauréat avec Saad El Kabbaj et Mohamed Amine Siana Architect: Driss Kettani Architect Landscape: Atelier Bertrand Houin Photography: © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG This house is projected on a north-south oriented plot […]

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P161 | Helder Coelho Arquitecto

Location: Maia, Portugal Year: 2016 Architects: Helder Coelho Arquitecto Photography: © José Campos All images courtesy of Helder Coelho Arquitecto | © José Campos   PLANS   Helder Coelho Arquitecto The HC was founded in 2004 by Helder Coelho after a long experience of work that began in 1996. The company specializes in the development of […]

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Casa Peninsula | Bernardes Arquitetura

Localisation: Guarujá, São Paulo, Brazil Year: 2017 Architects: Bernardes Arquitetura Interiors: Bernardes Arquitetura Team: Thiago Bernardes, Dante Furlan, Camila Tariki, Fausto Sombra, João Faim, José Miguel, Marcelo Dondo, Ana Paula Endo, Antonia Bernardes, Marina Salles, Mariana Cohen Landscaping: Cenário Lighting: Estúdio Carlos Fortes Luz + Design Photography © Fernando Guerra All images courtesy of Bernardes Arquitetura | […]

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Elwood House by Matyas Architects

Location: Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Year: 2016 Architects: Matyas Architects Furniture and Styling: Nina Provan Builder: LBA Constructions Windows: T H E R M E C O Photography @ Derek Swalwell All images courtesy of Matyas Architects | © Derek Swalwell MATYAS ARCHITECTS John Matyas Matyas Architects (formerly John Matyas Architects) is a medium size architecture and interior design practice based […]

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Sorrento Beach House by Matyas Architects

Location: Sorrento, Victoria, Australia Year: 2016 Architects: Matyas Architects Builder: LBA Constructions Windows: T H E R M E C O Photography: @ Tatjana Plitt  All images courtesy of Matyas Architects | © Tatjana Plitt   Matyas Architects Matyas Architects (formerly John Matyas Architects) is a medium size architecture and interior design practice based in Middle Park, Melbourne. […]

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YA-House by Kubota Architect Atelier

  Location:  Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan Site area: 888.54 m2 Footprint area; 180.88 m2 Tatal floor area; 239.11 m2 Year: 2015 Architects: Kubota Architect Atelier Structural system: Reinfoced concrete All images courtesy of Kubota Architect Atelier   Kubota Architect Atelier Contact VISIT Kubota Architect Atelier

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ORIGIN tree house | Atelier LAVIT

Client: Cabanes Nature et Spa Program: Hotel room Location: Château de Raray, France Area: 23 m2 Year: 2017   Architects: Atelier LAVIT Photography: © Marco Lavit Nicora ORIGIN is an exceptional cabin, a unique and tailor-made project. The architectural challenge for Atelier LAVIT was to create a functional and comfortable hotel room, being faithful to the first […]

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Villa Tempérée by ARTELABO 

Location: Lodévois, Hérault, France Area: 120 m2 Year: 2016 Architects: ARTELABO Photography © Marie-Caroline Lucat All images courtesy of ARTELABO | © Marie-Caroline Lucat   PLANS   ARTELABO ARTELABO is an architectural firm based in Gignac, at the north of Montpellier (Hérault). It is dedicated to the design, restructuring and / or rehabilitation of public or private […]

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ISSA MEGARON | PROARH

Tipology: Single family house Location: Vis, Croatia Site area: 70135.0 m2 Area: 485.0 m2 Year: 2017 Architects: PROARH Photography © Damir Fabijanić The Issa Megaron project is dealing with questions regarding the context of the site boundary, envisioned on the plot that is read as a ‘’void ‘’, blank space-with deception that context is non -existent. Given that the “genius loci” […]

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East West House by Rob Kennon Architects

Location: Richmond, Victoria, Australia Area: 225 sqm Year: 2013 AVARDS 2014 AIA Victorian Architecture Awards Shortlist Residential Alterations and Additions 2014 Houses Awards Shortlist House in a Heritage Context 2014 Houses Awards Shortlist House Alteration and Addition over 200 m² Architects: Rob Kennon Architects Landscape Architect Robyn Barlow Photography © Derek Swalwell This house, on a deep site near the top of […]

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Palm Springs Residence by Jim Jennings Architecture | LINEOFFICE Architecture | Martha Angus Interior Design

Location: Palm Springs, California, US Area: 3,000 SF Year: 2016 Architects: LINEOFFICE Architecture, Jim Jennings Architecture Interior Design:  Martha Angus Photography © Lance Gerber This collaboration with Jim Jennings Architecture and Martha Angus utilized a factory fabricated steel frame to create a simple yet elegant 3,000 SF getaway in the desert. Jim Jennings invited our office to collaborate on this home in Palm Springs, […]

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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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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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