Category Archives: Homes

La Brea Affordable Housing by Patrick Tighe

By : lau | 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 : lau | 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 : lau | 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 : lau | 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 : lau | 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 : lau | 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…

Amchit Residence by Blankpage Architects

By : lau | 18 Oct 2014 11:23 pm | Homes

The Amchit Residence is a bachelor pad located in Nahr el Mott, Lebanon with a stunning design and a view of the ocean, featuring a design created by the practice of Blankpage Architects. The project was designed as a layering of several decks that want to maximize the connection to the sea, with slabs being sustained by a steel structure made with square columns on a 2.55meter module and a glass enclosure. To ensure the privacy the designers implemented a…

Torcuato House by BAK arquitectos

By : lau | 18 Oct 2014 7:09 pm | Homes

The Torcuato House is a residential project designed by the practice of BAK Arquitectos with an aesthetic similar to the beautiful House Beach (which we covered here) and it is located in the Buenos Aires Province of Argentina in a Country Club founded in 1950 surrounded by various species of trees and bushes to ensure a great landscape. The backyard opens toward a wooded common area while the front has two ash trees to ensure the shading needed during the…

Chalet Lac Gate by BOOM TOWN

By : lau | 18 Oct 2014 12:39 pm | Homes

The Chalet Lac Gate is on the shore of the Gate Lake located in Garrington, Quebec, Canada and it was designed by the architect Eric Joseph Tremblay from the BOOM TOWN practice near a mature cedar wooded area that ensure a stunning natural setting for the home. The site is sloping and the roofs follow the slope to minimize the volume so that the house would integrate better into the landscape. The residence is spread over two floors and the…

Casa De Flore by Arcadian Architecture + Design

By : lau | 16 Oct 2014 12:24 am | Homes

Casa De Flore located in Taipei City, Taiwan was designed in 2013 by the practice of Arcadian Architecture + Design as a contemporary structure with a recessed area toward the road for the parking space and a terraced landscape. The house has a low profile and enclosed geometry on the frontal façade to protect the inhabitants from the noise and views of the road and there are different angles that create a sculptural rectangle frame on this side. The attention…

Page 1 of 8712345...102030...Last »

Recent in: