Cuernavaca Residence by Alterstudio Architecture

Location: Austin, Texas, US Year: 2016 Architects: Alterstudio Architecture Lead Architect: Ernesto Cragnolino Design Team: Kevin Alter, Tim Whitehill Photography: © Casey Dunn AWARDS 2018 The Architecture MasterPrize Award – Residential 2017 American Architecture Award 2016 IIDA Excellence in Design Awards 2016 AIA Austin Design Award The Cuernavaca Residence is the latest installment in an evolving constructed landscape on a two-acre family compound that is shared … Continue reading Cuernavaca Residence by Alterstudio Architecture

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 Architects sculpted a weave of shifting volumes and open spaces. … Continue reading Pacific Heights Residence by Jensen Architects

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 sequence of heightened sensorial experience, moving from grounded enclosure to … Continue reading Glen Ellen Aerie by Aidlin Darling Design

Jones Residence by A-I-R Architects

PROGRAM Single-family residential remodel and addition Location: Phoenix, Arizona, US Year: 2016 Architects: A-I-R Architects Photography: © Bill Timmerman All images courtesy of A-I-R Architects | © Bill Timmerman A-I-R Architects Founded in 2001 by Architect and Principal Darren Petrucci, Architecture – Infrastructure – Research, Inc. is an architecture and urban design firm focused on translating advanced research methods and sustainable practices into elegant design solutions that respond to … Continue reading Jones Residence by A-I-R Architects

Sunswept Drive by Bestor Architecture

Location: Studio City, Los Angeles, California, US Year: 2016 Architects: Bestor Architecture Interior design: DISC Interiors Landscape design: Elysian Landscapes Photography: © Laure Joliet Built on a breathtaking location in the hills of Los Angeles, this 1940’s ranch style house originally was a warren of small rooms. Bestor Architecture re-imagined and reorganized the house, transforming the cramped configuration into an open plan space with indoor-outdoor … Continue reading Sunswept Drive by Bestor Architecture

Diamond Residence by Bestor Architecture

Location: Malibu, California, US Year: 2016 Architects: Bestor Architecture Photography: © Laure Joliet On a large, flat property with a lawn that stretches to a fruit orchard the clients discovered ramshackle structures (a three-bedroom house with a few loosely connected guest cottages) in need of repair. Their goal, rather than tear down the buildings, was to unite and logically connect what had become a hodgepodge of nondescript … Continue reading Diamond Residence by Bestor Architecture

Shapeshifter house by Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects (OPA)

Location: Reno, Nevada, US Area: 5,900 sf Year: 2017 AWARDS AIA San Francisco, 2015 Unbuilt Design Citation Chicago Athenaeum, 2018 American Architecture Awards  Architects: Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects (OPA) Contractor: Mike Doherty Construction Structural: Buro Happold Landscape: OPA Planting: Delphine Huetz Photography © Joe Fletcher   Two art collectors and dealers specializing in contemporary art and art of the American West decided to move from the arid high desert on the outskirts of Reno … Continue reading Shapeshifter house by Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects (OPA)

Glass Wall House | Klopf Architecture

Location: San Mateo, California, US Year : 2016 Architects: Klopf Architecture Project Team: John Klopf, AIA, Klara Kevane, and Yegvenia Torres-Zavala Landscape Architect: Arterra Landscape Architects Contractor: Henry Calvert of Calvert Ventures Photography © Mariko Reed Klopf Architecture, Arterra Landscape Architects and Henry Calvert of Calvert Ventures Designed and built a new warm, modern, Eichler-inspired, open, indoor-outdoor home on a deeper-than-usual San Mateo Highlands property where … Continue reading Glass Wall House | Klopf Architecture

Pool House, Amagansett, NY | Robert Young Architects

Location: Amagansett, New York, US Size: 200 square feet Year: 2015 Architects: Robert Young Architects Principal in charge: Robert Young, AIA Project architect: Robert Deacon, Eva Ouano Landscape contractor: Summerhill Landscapes Photography © Frank Oudeman A lot of design projects start with problem-solving, and this pool house, on Long Island’s East End, was no exception. Building codes in the Hamptons specify that a pool house can only contain … Continue reading Pool House, Amagansett, NY | Robert Young Architects

Ghost Wash House by A-I-R Architects

Location: Paradise Valley, Arizona, US Year: 2016 AWARDS 2018 AIA National Housing Award – Custom Residences 2017 AIA Arizona Distinguished Building – Citation Award 2017 Gold Trowel + Craftsmanship Award, Arizona Masonry Guild Architects: A-I-R Architects Photography: © Bill Timmerman The Ghost Wash House is located along the lower hillside on the north side of Camelback Mountain in Paradise Valley, Arizona. The site is flanked by two … Continue reading Ghost Wash House by A-I-R Architects