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South Perth House by Matthews McDonald Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 8 Jun 2015 1:00 am | Homes

The practice of Matthews McDonald Architects created the South Perth House in 2012 in the city of South Perth, Australia with a modern design and a view of the Swan River and its surroundings. The owners, after living in the previous house for some years, wished it demolished and rebuilt into a comfortable family home that uses steel framing. The designers provided a home which takes advantage of the view and provides a stronger connection with the exterior, wrapping around…

El Portal in Palm Springs, California

By : Dennis Franklin | 7 Jun 2015 6:45 am | Homes

El Portal is a bohemian chic villa with all the comforts of a modern home and it is located at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains in the Mesa neighborhood of Palm Springs, California. The large project has 3000 square feet of indoor living area and a gated ¼ acre lot offering great views of the Mountains toward the west and of the Coachella Valley while also ensuring protection and safety for the inhabitants. The gate opens to a…

Tropical House by Hiren Patel Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 6 Jun 2015 6:25 am | Homes

The Tropical House project was completed in 2012 and it consists of a luxury house in the state of Gujarat, India. The project was designed by the Indian practice of Hiren Patel Architects and they tried to create a house that is in symbiosis with the tropical surroundings and the nearby Ocean and also transport some of the area’s ambiance inside. The designers created a passage covered with plants that is the entrance to a vestibule and an open verandah…

Dragspelhuset by 24H-architecture

By : Dennis Franklin | 2 Jun 2015 5:24 pm | Homes

The Dragspelhuset is an extension to the original cabin that dated from the late 1800s sitting on the shore of the Ovre Gla Lake in the reserve of Glaskogen, Sweden and it is a project created by 24H-architecture built in 2004. Due to the building regulations building is not allowed near the shore but this building was already there so this was an exception. The architecture firm created an extension that is able to adjust according to the climate surrounding…

Prime Nature Residence by The Department of Architecture

By : Dennis Franklin | 2 Jun 2015 11:22 am | Homes

Designed by The Department of Architecture located in Thailand, this contemporary residence in Bangkok tries to offer an open home, without caring about privacy and thus having no walls or fences but allowing a great view and ensuring the residents have their private lives secured through the way the building was planned. Each home in the community tries to find alternative ways of ensuring privacy and renounce the obstructions that walls bring. With a lot of verandas inside and courtyards,…

Tea Houses by Swatt | Miers Architects

By : Mark V | 1 Jun 2015 11:06 pm | Homes

Swatt Miers Architects completed in 2009 this Tea House design in Silicon Valley, California. Actually they designed three tea houses in a grove of Oak tree where one can find shelter and tranquility while enjoying a cup of tea. The tea houses are designed as minimalist glass pavilions with a steel frame and are set on raised surfaces. Lying in-between the oak trees, the houses are of different sizes and each of them has its own set role. One is…

South African Villa by Nico van der Meulen

By : Mark V | 1 Jun 2015 5:02 pm | Homes

Nico van der Meulen Architects have designed this amazing contemporary home in the heart of South Africa with cutting edge technology and eco friendly materials. The layout of the home centers around the double volume living and dining area which is placed on a platform to enhance the views towards the garden. The kitchen is more private and not entirely enclosed leading to the indoor pool area. The indoor pool area and living area are enclosed with stacking frameless glass…

The Wanka House by Estudio Galera

By : Dennis Franklin | 29 May 2015 10:09 pm | Homes

The Wanka House located on the beach resort town of Carilo in Argentina was designed by the practice of Estudio Galera as a holiday space for the owner’s family and friends to get together and spend some relaxing time away from the city. The house is only a hundred meters from the sea and takes complete advantage of the views and the surroundings with the sea at the rear façade and the forest at the front. The sunlight is also…

The Fantastic Bridge House in Cape Town

By : Mark V | 28 May 2015 3:40 pm | Homes

City Bowl is part of Cape Town, South Africa and the Bridge House was a challenging project, coordinated and designed by Van Der merwe Miszewski Architects that takes advantage of this great location. They had to take into consideration the topography of the site that was in some areas very steep and they came up with this masterpiece. The key location on which this house lies offers multiple views,s uch as views of Pine forest, the city, the harbour, the…

House in Muko by Fujiwaramuro Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 28 May 2015 3:23 am | Homes

This original design of this one of a kind mansion was created by the practice of Fujiwaramuro Architects in the city of Muko, just outside of Kyoto, in Japan, and it features an impressive façade that attracts attention while also adding some mystery regarding the use of the building. Created for a family, the house provides a comfortable modern interior and the exterior has the shape of a fan with large louvres that offer a shift of the natural light…

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