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Schuler Villa by Andrea Pelati Architecte

By : lau | 20 Feb 2015 1:12 pm | Homes

The Schuler Villa located in the village of Boudry, Switzerland was designed by the Andrea Pelati Architecte practice in 2010 as a dark monolithic structure standing on a narrow plot with collective housing surrounding it as well as a church and an older mansion. The structure spreads over three floors and is in the center of the village so the designers tried to find a solution to the limited openings while also ensuring the privacy of the inhabitants. The social…

House Between The Trees By Architect Šebo Lichy

By : lau | 19 Feb 2015 3:50 pm | Homes

The House Between The Trees is a residential project in Slovakia created by the Architect Sebo Lichy with a style inspired from the Tugendhat Villa of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe that is recorded on the list of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage. The terrain is surrounded by trees that defined the geometry of the house with its glass walls that allows constant visual contact with the garden nearby and also a great view of the region. The designers explain that…

Fiii Fun House by Iris Cantante

By : lau | 19 Feb 2015 1:42 pm | Homes

The Fiii Fun House located in Buenos Aires, Argentina is an unconventional restaurant/café that is designed by the architect Iris Cantante as a setting where children and parents can enjoy themselves at the same time and in the same setting. The concept began with Mariela Vergagni and Diego Cores who are parents and thought such a place would be desired for more families, so they asked some expert help and ended up with the Fiii Fun House. The restaurant spreads…

Northern Rivers Beach House by Refresh * Architecture

By : lau | 19 Feb 2015 11:25 am | Homes

The Northern Rivers Beach House located in South Golden Beach, Australia was designed in 2014 by the Refresh * Architecture studio as a part of a dual occupancy development with an efficient layout and sustainable elements incorporated. The design was created with subtropical features for a temperate climate so there are extensive balconies and outdoor vistas with a combination of metallic sheets and wooden surfaces for the façade. The balanced exterior wants to integrate with the landscape around it but…

Casa SJA I by CDM Arquitectos

By : lau | 18 Feb 2015 9:09 pm | Homes

The Casa SJA I located in Michoacan, Mexico is a luxurious residential project designed in 2012 by the CDM Arquitectos practice with an aesthetic that combines traditional and contemporary building techniques and materials to allow the structure to be well integrated into the natural landscape. The house is at the center of a bay on the Pacific Ocean and stands at an altitude of only 20 meters above sea level, so the designers created a balanced layout which would interact…

Olive House by LOG-URBIS

By : lau | 18 Feb 2015 5:51 pm | Homes

The Olive House located on the Pag Island, Croatia was designed by the LOG-URBIS architectural practice as embedded in the slope to the southwestern side of the Stara Novalja Bay coast so that it can hardly be noticed from the sea, making it quite unique. The residential project spreads over a surface of 6028 square feet with an opening toward the Mediterranean and is built with traditional Pag stone and wood for the window shades and ship decks. The sloping…

A House in a Moshav by Rotem Guy Interior Designer

By : lau | 18 Feb 2015 1:13 pm | Homes

The Rotem Guy interior designer was commissioned to bring up to date a residential project from the early 1950s located in the Porat moshav in the Sharon plain in the central part of Israel. A moshav is a cooperative agricultural community that was pioneered by the Labour Zionists and this wan was built for a Jewish immigrant family coming from Libya. The original structure was quite typical for the houses built by the Jewish Agency in 1951, meaning it was…

DATRI & DASA Homes by [mavarq]

By : lau | 18 Feb 2015 12:50 am | Homes

The [mavarq] architectural practice designed the Datri and Dasa residential projects located in Tepeji del Rio, Hidalgo, Mexico as two parts of a whole sitting on two adjacent plots. The exterior had to be similar, but the interior layout required different planning, since the DASA house needed continuous open spaces, easy access to the outdoors and an entertainment area on the upper level, while the DATRI house needed to have more partitions. The houses are occupied by two brothers during…

La Plage Residence by Stemmer Rodrigues

By : lau | 17 Feb 2015 8:37 pm | Homes

La Plage Residence located on a beach in the Southern area of Brazil is a vacation home designed by the architect Stemmer Rodrigues with a great view of the ocean from the fully glazed living room. Spreading over a surface of 435 square meters, the layout of the residence is open and contains the bedrooms on the ground floor to permit a better view from the gourmet kitchen integrated into the living area. This social zone extends to the swimming…

Forest Hill Villa by Architema

By : lau | 16 Feb 2015 9:14 pm | Homes

The Forest Hill Villa is a contemporary residence in the Buda Hills of Hungary and it was designed by the Architema studio with an aesthetic inspired from the Bauhaus movement and the works of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe to combine the contemporary comforts with fine art and exquisite craftsmanship. The Bauhaus movement wanted to bring together all arts into a complete installation with materials like industrial steel and glass as the predominant material, so this fits quite well into…

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