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Casa Diaz by PRODUCTORA

By : lau | 15 Apr 2014 6:34 pm | Homes

Located in Valle de Bravo, Mexico, the Casa Diaz is a residential project designed by the PRODUCTORA architectural practice offering a structure which maintains a constant connection with its surroundings through a system of elongated rectangular volumes set on three different levels. The house is near a large lake and thus the side facing it is completely open. The sloping plot determined the stacking of the volumes and the zigzag placement was chosen to allow a generous space between them…

Split House by JVA

By : lau | 14 Apr 2014 6:56 pm | Homes

Split House is a beach home designed by the JVA architectural practice integrating into the sloping landscape to follow the direction of the horizon. The residence is near the sea and it is partially built underground to offer an unobstructed view of the water for the neighbors in the back. The predominant materials in the project are stone and wood, with the stone placed to act as the support for the wooden volume and the resulting structure is a two…

Yucca Valley House 3 by Oller & Pejic Architecture

By : lau | 13 Apr 2014 2:19 pm | Homes

The luxurious Yucca Valley House 3 is a project designed by the practice of Oller & Pejic Architecture and it is located in Twentynine Palms, California. The site of the project posed important technical challenges and the previous owners gave up the challenge. The client wanted the house to be built as a shadow, since it is located in a desert area where the sunlight is very bright and after long considerations of the possible aesthetic choices the decision was…

BK House by Domenack Arquitectos

By : lau | 13 Apr 2014 2:01 pm | Homes

The BK House was designed by the Domenack Arquitectos practice for a family of five and it is located in Lima, Peru on a plot which encourages interaction with the outdoors while also preserving the privacy of the inhabitants. The house spreads over two floors and its back side is completely glazed to connect with the terrace with the possibility of completely opening the glass panels in case of a party or gathering. There are several patios and a lounge…

Between Art & Music by PMK+designers

By : lau | 13 Apr 2014 1:57 pm | Homes

This residential project is located in Taiwan and it was created by the PMK+designers studio in 2012 with a large and bright interior. The designers wanted to create a space which would be comfortable and cozy for a newlywed couple and thus it was conceived as a shelter and safe place where they can detach from their day job. The bright ambiance has white walls and marble counter tops combined with wooden surfaces on the floor and ceiling. The choice…

Beautiful Modern Waterfront House From New Zealand by Richard Naish

By : lau | 10 Apr 2014 9:48 am | Homes

The architect Richard Naish designed this stunning contemporary home on the waterfront of Kerikeri in the Northland New Zealand offering an overview of the harbor entrance, the Kerikeri Inlet, the rural farmland nearby and a boutique Olive Grove with 650 trees that is also a part of the property. The house has three pavilions with a minimalist modern aesthetic and they are connected through a covered breezeway. The terrace outdoors includes a fireplace and an infinity edge swimming pool, while…

the Sea project by West Chin Architect

By : lau | 10 Apr 2014 9:24 am | Homes

The Sea project is a two floor beach house located in Long Beach, New York, USA offering a view of the Atlantic Ocean through the large windows that create a strong connection with the surroundings. The residence was designed by the West Chin Architect practice and the beautiful location led to a very open space which would offer a great view of the sunsets. The house is the first of its kind to be built with BBS wood structural panels…

Villa Sangsuri 2

By : lau | 9 Apr 2014 7:59 pm | Homes

Villa Sangsuri 2 is one of the three luxurious holiday residences located on the Sangsuri Estate on the Koh Samui Island in Thailand. The villa has six bedrooms with stand-alone pavilions spread over four levels to offer a great view of the tropical surroundings while also giving the option of having only a single level separate from the others. The surroundings have climbing plants on the edges of the structures and palm trees to ensure some shade along the walkways.…

Thornton Model Home by Cecconi Simone

By : lau | 9 Apr 2014 7:31 pm | Homes

The Thornton Model Home was designed for the Ashton Woods home builder in Orlando, Florida and it features a contemporary interior created by the Cecconi Simone studio. The homebuilder wanted an interior that would look cozy and personalized while also maximizing its efficiency. The floor plan follows a three floor model that was fully customized so that the window openings are the only elements left in their original place. The open design allows the inhabitants to flow with ease from…

Villa Freundorf by Project A01 Architects

By : lau | 9 Apr 2014 7:26 pm | Homes

Villa Freundorf is a residential project designed by the Project A01 Architects and located near Vienna, Austria on a hillside that leaves the house standing as a solitary element with a large garden surrounding it. The body of the villa is comprised of two elements projecting over the slope with a large open space between them which to give shape to the entrance. The villa is parallel to the street and it has a basement level, a ground floor and…

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