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The lovely Blue Sky Home by o2 Architecture

By : Mark V | 6 Nov 2011 11:58 pm | Homes

This residence is actually a prototype for a prefabricated line of houses, the developer being none other than Blue Sky Home. This project was brought to life thanks to the collaboration between prefabricated home developer Blue Sky Homes LLC and Palm Springs based Architect Lance O’Donnell of o2 Architecture. Although this house has a modest scale it offers all the facilities you could possibly want and it has 1,000 sf that allow improvements, if the owner desires change. This residence…

Relaxing Pool Home in Connecticut by Res4

By : Mark V | 6 Nov 2011 10:48 pm | Homes

The New York City-based studio Resolution: 4 Architecture (Res4) designed this beautiful pool house that can be found in Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA. The house itself and its surroundings are a sanctuary, far away from the busy city life.It`s a place of relaxation,since the house can be found in a clearing. The pool house has a dining area,a steam shower,laundry,storage spaces ,a breathtaking heat-generating fireplace,a bathroom –combining the contemporary design with traditional elements. There are sustainable designs that allow the…

Single Family House in Zurich Oberland

By : Mark V | 6 Nov 2011 8:37 pm | Homes

The house is surrounded by old trees and it also has a vineyard. It was created to house a family with two children and it lies on a hillside. The topography of the site needed a special design for the house. The surroundings demanded to be terraced but the designers found some uses for the four terraces-they could very well work as exterior spaces-each terrace being attributed to an interior space. The subterranean basement storey is made by insulated exposed…

Olympic View House by BC&J Architecture

By : Mark V | 31 Oct 2011 12:09 am | Homes

Located on Bainbridge Island in Washington State, the Olympic View House was made especially for a couple that just retired from careers they had in the academy on the East Coast of the United States. BC&J Architecture were the ones responsible with the design of the this story house. The site on which the house is found proved to be a challenge for the architects because they had to modify a lot of elements in the structure of the building…

Eco-Friendly Wooden House near Moscow

By : Mark V | 30 Oct 2011 9:45 pm | Homes

This beautiful wooden house located near Moscow, Russia, was actually a gift, from children to their mother. A lot of styles combine and it is a challenge for the lovers of architecture to identify each design. The ones who accepted the project were the people from Art Hall Studio who chose elements that are part of the traditional Italian details combined them with the Victorian style and Provence style, the result being this beautiful house which is more than fit…

Architect Charles Sieger’s Castle Residence

By : Mark V | 30 Oct 2011 8:48 pm | Homes

I think that we’ve all dreamed at one point to be owning and living in a castle. Somebody has managed to make this dream come true,the architect Charles Sieger of Sieger Suarez. He is living in a dream castle,this residence being the embodiment of his vision and his achievements as an architect.It is known that he has designed over ten billion dollars in real estate properties. The castle is surrounded by a huge,beautiful lake and the residence is in perfect…

Active House Project in Russia by Polygon Lab

By : Mark V | 26 Oct 2011 10:58 pm | Homes

The Active House is more like a project to prove that sustainable designs that have energy-efficient systems can be built in Russia. All in all the house is eco friendly, combining contemporary design with energy saving concepts. This project is very important since it is the first active house in Russia and it claims the position of a promoter in the sustainable design field in Russia. A lot of distinguished guests participated in the official opening of the house including…

Incredible Residence in Phuket, Thailand

By : Mark V | 24 Oct 2011 11:48 pm | Homes

One of the most extravagant and beautiful contemporary homes from Thailand can be found in Phuket. It reveals the spectacular view of the Andaman sea and it is situated on top of a cliff. The name of the residence is Kamala Headland Villa and it offers an area of 1,597 square meters. Other facilities can be easily noticed, for example the villa includes swimming pools and it does have other water filled zones. The surroundings are spectacular, too since the…

1001 Nights House by A-cero in Madrid

By : Mark V | 22 Oct 2011 4:45 pm | Homes

Situated on the outskirts of Madrid, this house lies over a plot of 7000 m2. It was designed by A-cero and Joaquin Torres Architects. The house seems isolated, it has curved walls and the colours picked by the designers seem to fit the surroundings. Water sheets are surrounding a stone path that leads to the house. A black glass door represents the entrance. The house is named this way because it has a touch of oriental elements. The garden is…

South African House by Luis Mira Architects

By : Mark V | 22 Oct 2011 1:28 pm | Homes

The beautiful residence can be found in Camps Ba,y Cape Town, South Africa and its design was the idea of Luis Mira Architects. The house itself is a holiday retreat made especially for a single person that has the tendency of socializing. The location is a winner, the house offering views of the Atlantic Ocean, Lion’s Head and Table Mountain. What can you possibly want more? The architects mention that a key factor in the architecture of the house was…

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