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Villa S2 by MARC Architects

By : lau | 1 Aug 2014 5:22 pm | Homes

Villa S2 is a residential project located on the Ijburg Island of Amsterdam, The Netherlands and it was designed in 2012 by the MARC Architects practice with three floors, high ceilings and a view of the waterfront. The vertical layout is imposed by the need for a compact shape due to the small plot and the front of the house has a ramp leading to the parking spot where a part of the basement is located. The backside has a…

Aenaon villas by Giorgos Alexiou

By : lau | 30 Jul 2014 7:09 pm | Homes

The architect Giorgos Alexiou designed the Aenaon Villas located in the highest area of Santorini, Greece, a zone that is also very narrow but it offers the opportunity of having an overview of the surroundings from all four sides. The housing project is comprised of seven villas that provide a remarkable Mediterranean retreat with a traditional exterior that is in complete harmony with the landscape. The interior is bright and equipped with all the modern features while maintaining a simple…

Pearl Bay Residence by Gavin Maddock Design Studio

By : lau | 30 Jul 2014 7:00 pm | Homes

The Pearl Bay Residence in Cape Town, South Africa was created by the Gavin Maddock Design Studio near a nature reserve on the west coast to the north of the city, so the home offers splendid views of the ocean. The site had a dune in its front that was higher than the rest of the site so the designers created a rectangular structure with two floors and a total surface of 600 square meters. The structural elements were reduced…

Tigh Port na Long by Dualchas Architects

By : lau | 30 Jul 2014 6:29 pm | Homes

Tigh Port na Long is a residential project located on the Isle of Skye in Scotland and it was designed by the practice of Dualchas Architects for a couple who loved visiting the island with their dogs and the unpredictable weather attracted them to create a vacation home here. The owners prefer a simple design with minimalist features and this is quite fitting in an area which looks untouched by man. The project is at the end of the Aird…

House at a Lake by BBSC Architects

By : lau | 30 Jul 2014 6:13 pm | Homes

The House at a Lake is a residential project created by the practice of BBSC Architects in 2011 and it is located in Mol, Antwerp, Belgium near a lake that encouraged the designers to create an open interior that would benefit from the beautiful view. The house spreads over two floors and the largest window is toward the lake, while all of the living and private areas have a view of the garden or lake. The two floors communicate via…

Home between Pond and Ocean by Bates Masi Architects

By : lau | 30 Jul 2014 5:46 pm | Homes

This residential project was designed by the Bates Masi Architects practice in the village of Sagaponack, New York and it features an aesthetic that tries to incorporate the natural landscape into the home since it resides between a freshwater pond and the Atlantic Ocean. The house is inhabited by a family with four sons and there is also enough room for guests. The amenities include a swimming pool, pool house, garage, sports court and a lawn outside, while inside there…

LV House by A-cero

By : lau | 28 Jul 2014 7:43 pm | Homes

LV House is a residential project designed by the A-cero architectural practice for a single family and it is located in Madrid, Spain offering a high quality exterior and interior with a total built area of around 1000 square meters which is spread over three floors. The public areas consisting of the dining and living room area on the ground floor integrated with the kitchen and service area, while the top floor is dedicated to the private sections, namely the…

House on the Castle Mountainside by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

By : lau | 28 Jul 2014 7:15 pm | Homes

The practice of Fran Silvestre Arquitectos enjoys minimalist white exteriors with a contemporary geometry as we have seen in the Atrium House they designed, and they follow the same aesthetic choice with this house overlooking a castle in Ayora, Spain. The natural landscape is splendid, with a mountain nearby and a castle on its top, so the designers chose white to adapt to the topography and the geometry simulates that of the mountain with holes and a fragmentation similar to…

Villa Saebin by Greg Wright Architects

By : lau | 26 Jul 2014 3:38 pm | Homes

Villa Saebin located in the Tamboerskloof neighborhood of Cape Town, South Africa is a project designed by the practice of Greg Wright Architects with a pedestrian stair and path on one side as well as offering an overview of the city from all sides. The backdrops around the home offer a view of the Table Mountain, of the Hottentots Holland mountain range, of the Lions Head and of Signal Hill, so the designers had to create a residence that would…

Casa Ceolin by AT Arquitetura

By : lau | 26 Jul 2014 3:17 pm | Homes

The AT Arquitetura designed the Casa Ceolin residential project located in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil which has its privacy ensured due to its gated community and thus the home could explore new ways of connecting with the surroundings. The house was created in 2011 for a single family and the living areas offer a view of the lake from the backyard. The interior has a linear layout with the social and service areas on the ground floor…

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