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Zauia House by Mario Martins Atelier

By : lau | 27 Nov 2014 10:52 pm | Homes

Zauia House located in Vale da Lama, Odiaxere, Portugal was designed in 2014 by the Mario Martins Atelier with an overview toward the Alvor Esturary and the Lagos Bay. The design began from the restrictions imposed on the building and thus it was meant to be as simple and light as possible. The exterior is completely white with a horizontal layout and an extended roof to protect from the strong sun with a large, shaded patio toward the south. The…

The Adventure of the Light by House Design

By : lau | 27 Nov 2014 9:43 pm | Homes

The House Design practice began a project they entitled The Adventure of the Light which consists of the refurbishment of an old house located in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan to improve the original layout and its antiquated aesthetic with a more contemporary look. The building was constructed over fifty years ago, so the redesign was extensive. There was an interlayer blocking the sunlight and view which was maintained but with the wall torn to leave room for a glazed surface that…

Villa Pecatu by Wahana Cipta Selaras

By : lau | 27 Nov 2014 2:29 pm | Homes

The Villa Pecatu located on a limestone landscape in a beach resort in the southern peninsula of Bali, Indonesia was designed in 2013 by the architectural practice of Wahana Cipta Selaras with a style that fits into the setting while also ensuring a highly comfortable stay for the inhabitants. The project spreads over a surface of 900 square meters which incorporate five bedrooms and recreational facilities divided into two main buildings to leave sufficient room for the public and the…

Cleveland Square by Cousins and Cousins

By : lau | 27 Nov 2014 10:10 am | Homes

Cleveland Square is a residential project created by the architectural practice of Cousins and Cousins which consisted of refurbishing a Grade 2 listed apartment in the Bayswater neighborhood of London, England, with sufficient room to host the large collection of paintings and sculptures owned by the inhabitants. The apartment spreads over a surface of 2000 square feet and the owners wanted a space that would be contemporary and cozy so that they could entertain guests or present the artworks to…

Redaction House by Johnsen Schmaling Architects

By : lau | 27 Nov 2014 9:07 am | Homes

The Redaction House is a compact residence near a small lake in the suburban region of Milwaukee, USA with a contemporary design created in 2014 by the practice of Johnsen Schmaling Architects on a strip of land that was considered unsuitable due to its size and zoning restrictions which the designers carefully exploited to provide a great home for a fiber artist and her family. The project begins with a stepped brick podium set into the slope of the site…

Wa`atal House by Broissin Architects

By : lau | 27 Nov 2014 2:05 am | Homes

The Wa’atal House located nearby Mexico City in Mexico and it features an extension of a vacation home that was designed by the practice of Broissin Architects to increase the overall surface of the project to a gross external area of 2000 square meters. There is a central open area which is surrounded by two buildings with the area in the center left for the large garden and swimming pool. Each of the two sides has its own geometry and…

Austin Cabin by Walton Architecture

By : lau | 26 Nov 2014 10:47 pm | Homes

This wonderful mountain cabin is located in the Martis Camp development in California and it was designed by the practice of Walton Architecture to combine imposing features with a rustic choice of materials that integrate splendidly into the landscape. The living area extends to a stone terrace with cozy seating and an outdoor fireplace. The original project spreads over a surface 3500 square feet and was built by Greenwood Home, with an interior designed by the High Camp Home combining…

House b2 by Jaime Ortiz de Zevallos

By : lau | 26 Nov 2014 2:05 pm | Homes

This impressive residence is called House b2 and is in a wonderful natural setting with a eucalyptus forest on one side and desert mountains on the other, sitting at a distance of only 46 kilometers from Lima, Peru. The project is built on a lot of 7500 square meters by the architect Jaime Ortiz de Zevallos to the north-east corner of the site to provide access to the closest road and ensure the best use out of the extensive land.…

Tetris House by Studio MK27

By : lau | 22 Nov 2014 4:31 pm | Homes

The Tetris House located in Sao Paulo, Brazil is a minimalist residence designed by Studio Mk27 with a wooden box shape toward the east that is placed into a ceiling in the front to create an efficient yet complex interior layout. The entrance and the backside are connected through a living room where the space is delimited by a wood shelf with a fireplace and library. This is also where you find the washroom, stairs and dining area opening to…

Leaning House by PRAUD

By : lau | 22 Nov 2014 12:13 pm | Homes

The Leaning House is an impressive residential project in South Korea offering a overview of the Chungpyoung Lake and it was designed by the architects Dongwoo Yim and Rafael Luna from the PRAUD practice to bring a striking contemporary touch into the rural landscape. The house spreads over a surface of 127 square meters and the leading volume gives the shape of the open layout that permits more room than a traditional one since it ensures sunlight from the south…

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