The house sits on a rocky point, as a beacon to the sea, with two fronts towards the Pacific coast. The cross-shaped courtyard has four seven-meter-high volumes, with a pitched roof that frame views to the sea. The conceptual process started from the idea of defining two compositional axes, creating a cross-shaped patio that articulates the 4 volumes of the project. These volumes were key to ach..
in the design of its maison broccard, holzhausen zweifel architekten navigates a dramatic sloping site overlooking the ancient fortified city of salins, switzerland and the distant mountains beyond. with minimal ornamentation, the cliff-side dwelling derives its opulence from the richness of its interiors, and the celebration of materials and detailing. located along such a dramatic landscape co..
Room 403 is a minimalist interior located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Kiri Architects. The space is characterized by an asymmetrical layout that is segmented by large rectilinear wooden volumes that serve as both partitions and storage. A triangular kitchen island provides abundant counter space as well as seating for dining and leisure. The space is further separated through split-level floori..
The two-floor extension that Studio Bright has added to this Edwardian family home in Melbourne includes fun features like a theatre-style sitting room and a pool that resembles a Roman bath.The Edwardian-era home is perched on the peak of Ruckers Hill in Melbourne's Northcote suburb, looking out over the city.Inside it had a conventional layout that comfortably accommodated the family's bedroom..
The colourful bedrooms that Note Design Studio has slotted beneath the roof of this Stockholm loft apartment are meant to resemble "life-sized building blocks".The Mantelpiece Loft had been purchased by a couple with two children, who were both keen to have separate bedrooms in their new home – but this proved impossible with the existing floor plan.Challenged with reconfiguring the loft's layou..
Perforated metal screens decorate this residential extension built by architecture studio Welsh + Major in a three-metre-wide gap next to a converted grain mill.Called Darling Lane, the white-painted extension was squeezed in next to a house built in an old warehouse in Sydney, Australia.Welsh + Major used the airspace over an existing garage to build a two-storey extension to add two more rooms..
located in chilean patagonia on the eastern bank of the rupanco lake lies ‘apus kankay’ designed by aguilo + pedraza. commissioned by a private client, the brief was to build a gathering place for family life. envisioned not as a house, but as a pavilion, the spaces can be used in different ways for different purposes. project name: apus kankayarchitecture firm: aguilo + pedraza architects: dieg..
A board-marked concrete chimney raises this house designed by US architecture firm Olson Kundig to "hover" above its surrounding in the Brazilian rainforest. Rio House was built for a couple that wanted a secluded retreat after many years of living in Rio de Janeiro.The 1500-square-foot (139.3-square-metre) house and its surrounding property is on the border of the Tijuca National Park, a tropic..
Villa W is a minimal residence located in Tiegem, Belgium, designed by Wilfra. In this minimalist home, Wilfra has reduced the interior to the essentials. Every detail has been thought through: clean lines, sober use of materials and respect for the architecture give this design an almost sacred appearance. The interior has been reduced to the essentials and every detail has been thought through..
‘casa bautista’ is a secluded beachfront villa in the biosphere reserve of sian ka’an — a corner of mexico renowned for its natural beauty. designed by architecture studio productora, the project is fully powered by solar and wind energy and promises its guests ‘sustainable luxury’. immersed in the jungle, the elevated concrete structure presents sweeping views of the natural landscape and the c..