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66MRN-House by ONG&ONG

By : Dennis Franklin | 25 Oct 2014 8:39 pm | Homes

The 66MRN-House is a contemporary residential project designed by the ONG&ONG architectural practice in Singapore near Stevens Road with an aesthetic that takes its inspiration from the Zen philosophy to create a balanced home. There are two main volumes that comprise the structure, one in front hosting the social areas like the living area and dining spaces, while the back volume contains the service functions and the kitchen. Each block has a specific texture provided by the main materials, so…

Canyon Vista Residence by Robinette Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 25 Oct 2014 3:25 pm | Homes

The Canyon Vista Residence located in Oro Valley, Arizona, was designed by the practice of Robinette Architects in 2012 and it is inhabited by retired professionals that wanted to enjoy the beautiful natural landscape. The home is on a site with steep hills and boulders with the landscape of the Sonoran Desert surrounding it. The designers created a contemporary project with sandy tones that want to integrate into the setting as well as sustainable features to ensure a LEED certification.…

Rambla House by LAND Arquitectos

By : Dennis Franklin | 25 Oct 2014 12:10 pm | Homes

The Rambla House was designed in 2012 by the LAND Arquitectos practice and it is located in Zapallar in the Valparaiso Region of Chile as a weekend retreat on the coastline of the Pacific Ocean. Spreading over a surface of 1323 square feet, the house has an interior that features a highly open layout to communicate constantly with the outdoors while also ensuring the protection of the inhabitants from the harsh climate of the coast which has strong winds and…

The Toda House by Kimihiko Okada

By : Dennis Franklin | 25 Oct 2014 8:01 am | Homes

The Toda House located in Hiroshima, Japan was designed by the architect Kimihiko Okada in a residential area developed on a perch that offers an overview of the Inland Sea and of Miyajima, so the project stands high above the ground level to take advantage of the sights. The owners wanted a home that would have a view over the roof of the neighbor house and since the residence is on the edge of the area it needs some space…

La Brea Affordable Housing by Patrick Tighe

By : Dennis Franklin | 23 Oct 2014 4:47 pm | Homes, Other

The architect Patrick Tighe in collaboration with John V. Mutlow created the La Brea Affordable Housing project in West Hollywood, California in 2014 and is comprised of mix-use spaces with low prices for the former homeless LGBT youth and for people with disabilities. The building has a total surface of 50000 square feet and is placed to the north of the Santa Monica Boulevard in the City of West Hollywood. There are 32 apartments in total with a central courtyard…

ML House by JPS Atelier

By : Dennis Franklin | 22 Oct 2014 4:45 pm | Homes

The ML House is a project designed by the JPS Atelier for a young couple and their two children and it is located in Caxias, Portugal, featuring a white façade with large black-framed windows that stand out from the second and third floor. The façade includes louvers for additional privacy and the living area extends to an outdoor wooden deck with the swimming pool in the center. The swimming pool seems to mirror in the sliding glass door near it…

Redux House by Studio mk27

By : Dennis Franklin | 22 Oct 2014 2:43 am | Homes

The Redux House was designed by the Studio mk27 in 2013 and it is located in the countryside of Sao Paulo, Braganca Paulista, Brazil, in a gated community named Quinta da Baroneza that has an open land throughout, so the layout of the home is horizontal to integrate better into the landscape. The terrain has a downward slope and the view faces west on the highest level possible so that the sunset could be clearly seen while impacting the surrounding…

Queens Park Residence by CplusC Architects and Builders

By : Dennis Franklin | 21 Oct 2014 8:40 pm | Homes

The Queens Park Residence located near the Centennial Park in Sydney, Australia was designed by the practice of CplucC Architects and Builders with a contemporary aesthetic inspired from the experience of standing beneath the canopy of the Morton Bay Figs which led to timber as the predominant material to increase the impact of this urban home. The original structure had a custom designed Jarrah door at the entrance with a hand-turned Jarrah handle and the hallway was conceived as a…

Vale dos Cristais Residence 6 by Anastasia Arquitetos

By : Dennis Franklin | 21 Oct 2014 3:39 am | Homes

The Vale dos Cristais Residence 6 located in Nova Lima, Minas Gerais, Brazil was designed in 2014 by the practice of Anastasia Arquitetos on a picturesque uphill site. The design wants to integrate into the original topography without changing it too much and the outdoor areas were the top priority, since the climate of the region makes connection with the exterior quite needed. The residence spreads over three floors, with the spa and sauna on the underground, the living room…

The Moebius House by Tony Owen Partners

By : Dennis Franklin | 20 Oct 2014 10:14 pm | Homes

The Moebius House located in Sydney, Australia was designed by the architectural practice of Tony Owen Partners with a view of the Opera House and the Harbor Bridge as well as a complex geometry that tries to maximize the light, ventilation and space indoors. The project employs an eco-friendly way of designing houses called “micro design”, comprising of parametric modeling software to respond to the very small changes of the design input criteria so that natural ventilation, efficiency of structure…

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