Ecology, House, Projects, Utopian Green

A modern Earth and Wood Residence by CLA

The client was looking for a modern interpretation of natural materials. Adobe brick walls and traditional Thai wooden roofs were designed to make this earth and wood residence acceptable to his family. This meant a design and finishing that is fit for the 21st century. The residence has a private wing comprising 4 bedrooms – […]

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S House

Vietnam’s Vo Trong Nghia Architects has been tinkering away at the issue of providing practical, sustainable, and most importantly, cheap, homes. The result is the S House, a US$4,000 dwelling part-built using local, easily-obtained materials, including Palm leaf thatching and bamboo. The interior of the S House is very basic and measures just 30 sq m […]

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Ecology, House

Waste House

Can garbage be used as an eco-material to construct a house? That’s the intriguing premise behind the recently-completed Waste House project, which is believed by those involved to be the first permanent British building built almost solely from waste and recycled materials. Constructed at the University of Brighton’s Grand Parade campus, the Waste House is […]

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Henley Halebrown, St. John Street Apartment, London,

“The living area is demarcated by a rectangular birch-ply panelled floor with a concrete-screed surround.” Positioned on the second floor of one of Clerkenwell’s finest warehouse buildings, this extraordinary apartment has been distinctively designed by Henley Halebrown Rorrison Architects. Measuring around 2,000sqft, the singular space celebrates the original fabric of the building with great honesty. […]

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Ecology, House

ATS House

The project was designed respecting the desire of the clientes of having all major rooms viewing the lake at the end of the land. A place capable of containing a large integrated living area but at the same time keeping the bedrooms private and peaceful.

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House, Projects

22 Jalan Kembangan / Timurdesigns LLP

The site for this house posed several challenges to overcome. Firstly, it is located right at the junction of two busy 4-lane roads. And in addition to that, the overhead MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) viaduct for the East-West cross-island train is located just beyond one of these roads. There is constant noise coming from cars […]

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Architecture, House

sergey makhno builds a japanese garden in ukrainian suburbs

architectural studio sergey makhno architects reveals its latest project located in the suburbs of kiev, the capital of ukraine. the private residence titled ‘oko house’ (in ukrainian oko stands for an eye) is a two-level structure overlooking the natural green landscape through its circular opening in the main façade, gridded with steel bars. walking through the terraced site, one would encounter with eventual sculptures […]

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Design, Ecology, House

Bruny Island Hideaway | Maguire and Devine Architects

“We value your ideas and work with you to create inspiring and functional living and working environments. We strive to create timeless architecture with embodied spirit, responsive to budget and the environment.” — Hugh Maguire We want to collaborate with you and build you a joyful place. Architecture is for living, after all. Our projects […]

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Ecology, Free Energy, House, Projects

Sommarhus, Stockholm, Sweden by Kod Arkitekter

Ph: by Måns Berg  An archipelago residence with spaces for both social activities and privacy, making the most of an exceptional location. That was the vision for this summer house in the northern Stockholm archipelago, which combines Japanese simplicity with Scandinavian cottage traditions. The house is located on an island and is surrounded by the […]

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Architecture, Ecology, House

Custom House Less Than 3,000 Square Feet

The Sonoma WeeHouse is, in fact, not one but two houses—one main house and one guest house—on a hillside site in Santa Rosa, Calif., just north and west of the vineyard-rich region that gave it its name. These small, impeccably detailed, minimalist, weathering steel-clad boxes were designed by St. Paul, Minn.–based firm Alchemy Architects for […]

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Architecture, House

House of Horns

“I like how it splits into individual elements that come together very well, but also break down the scale. The way it’s established on existing foundations that were extrapolated into something radically different is really powerful.” — juror Reto Geiser

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Architecture, Ecology, House

Makoto Suzuki’s House in Tokiwa

On the island of Hokkaido (Japan), the architect Makoto Suzuki has designed himself an abode known as House in Tokiwa. The residence includes a work space, along nearby with many other functions. House in Tokiwa sits in the rural area, just outside of Sapporo and features a series of timber clad volumes that also comprise of spaces […]

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