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Yerger Residence by Chen + Suchart Studio

By : lau | 22 Aug 2014 7:03 pm | Homes

The Yerger Residence was designed by the Chen + Suchart Studio and it is located in Phoenix, Arizona with a view of the Camelback Mountain which the project tried to capture through a concrete base with a floating steel clad volume above it. The entrance from the street side is accompanied by a koi pond and a negative edge pool can be seen and accessed from the main public areas as well as from the master suite. The sliding glass…

Waterfall House by Dick Clark + Associates

By : lau | 20 Aug 2014 6:59 pm | Homes

The Waterfall House located in Austin, Texas was designed by the architectural practice of Dick Clark + Associates for a single family and it combines a contemporary aesthetic with efficient design and a great integration with the surrounding landscape. Standing on the hills to the west side of Austin, the residence offers an overview of the city skyline and this was achieved through a raised foundation. The eastern façade hosts the main areas and this is where the transition from…

Puccio House by WMR Arquitectos

By : lau | 20 Aug 2014 6:30 pm | Homes

The Puccio House designed by the practice of WMR Arquitectos in 2012 is located on a cliff in Matanzas, Navidad, Chile offering an overview of the Pacific Ocean. The residence spreads over a surface of 150 square meters and it opens from all sides to the outdoors to provide great views from its high site. The exterior is made out of wood with local materials and labor bringing the project together and it features a minimalistic aesthetic to inspire and…

Montville Residence by Sparks Architects

By : lau | 19 Aug 2014 6:24 pm | Homes

The Montville Residence in the hinterland of Sunshine Coast, Australia, Albuquerque, USA offers an overview of the Obi Obi Valley and Kondalilla Falls with a design created in 2012 by the practice of Sparks Architects. The geometry is that of a simple pavilion due to the topography and vegetation surrounding the site with precast concrete rainwater tanks acting as thermal buffers and dividers to define the interior after the designers tried a similar design in one of their former projects.…

Earth House Project by Molos Group

By : lau | 18 Aug 2014 7:07 pm | Homes

The Earth House Project located in Tirana, Albania was designed by the Molos Group from Kosovo as an innovative contemporary structure integrated with the landscape by replacing most of the exterior walls with vegetation. The structure is far from the urban environment of Tirana and thus the designers wanted it to be as integrated with its landscape as possible. The back side of the home expands from the pitching hill to give access to the upper floor while creating a…

ZA House by Studio Guilherme Torres

By : lau | 18 Aug 2014 7:04 pm | Homes

ZA House is a contemporary apartment designed by the Studio Guilherme Torres and it is located in Sao Paulo, Brazil, removing some of the original partitions to offer a better overview of the city and a connection between the different spaces inside. Spreading over a surface of 350 square meters, the apartment was originally planned for a bachelor who hosts his three children during weekends as well as his friends, to the color tones and textures are raw and masculine.…

Bay Street Residence by Bittoni Architects

By : lau | 18 Aug 2014 6:54 pm | Homes

The Bay Street Residence is a project designed by the practice of Bittoni Architects, remodeling a small bungalow on the beach of Santa Monica, California, USA. The original structure was a bungalow built in 1913 which was moved on the site in 1920 and the current residence maintains the original look from the street side while the interior is completely refurbished and brought up to date to maintain an open layout connected to the backyard. The rear side was extended…

Bicton Home by Residential Attitudes

By : lau | 16 Aug 2014 2:27 pm | Homes

The Residential Attitudes architectural practice designed this single family home in Bicton, Perth, Australia on a narrow sloping site which takes advantage of the location and the view through a two floor layout. Spreading over a surface of 557 square meters the residence combines a functional layout with a beautiful aesthetic that begins from the large foyer where you can see the entire floor due to the open plan. The bright interior is visually connected to the central zen court…

4 Springs Lane by Robert M. Gurney Architect

By : lau | 15 Aug 2014 11:13 am | Homes

The practice of Robert M. Gurney Architect designed the 4 Springs Lane residence in Rappahannock County, Virginia, USA on one of the hills of the site with a view of the meadow at the base of the woodlands. The residence is organized as several linear volumes that were placed to take advantage of the Blue Ridge Mountains view and the volumes act as a threshold between the landscaped exterior and the forest edge. The linear layout ensures easy access to…

Mölle House by Elding Oscarson

By : lau | 15 Aug 2014 10:53 am | Homes

Located in Molle, Sweden, this residential project offers a minimalist two floor structure designed by the architect Elding Oscarson in 2013 for a single family. The region of Molle was once considered a landmark for forward thinking since its beach was one of the first to allow men and women on the same surface, but later on the inhabitants became less inclined to experiment. The architect wanted to revive the original spirit of the place through an open-minded design that…

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