Posts tagged as 'residential architecture'

House in the Woods by Officina29 Architetti, photo: Joao Morgado

House in the Woods by Officina29 Architetti, photo: Joao Morgado

The House in the Woods project site was an interesting challenge for the working team Officina29 Architetti, where the strong, powerful presence of oak trees and the sloping terrain imposed the design that blurs the boundary between building and landscape. A suspended, simple orthogonal form of the house fits perfectly into the oak forest, a striking setting where the majestic trees surround and touch the building with its branches. (text by Officina29 Architetti)

 

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Peter's House by Studio David Thulstrup, photo: Peter Krasilnikoff

Peter’s House by Studio David Thulstrup, photo: Peter Krasilnikoff

The design is focused around a central mirror-clad atrium, which floods all three floors of the residence with natural light. The atrium is lush with specially selected grasses, plants and a feature tree which is visible from all floors – creating a central and bright oasis. (text by Studio David Thulstrup)

 

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Tue 21.6.

CASA CUBO by Isay Weinfeld (BR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 21.06.2016 - Tagged as: ,

CASA CUBO by Isay Weinfeld, photo: Fernando Guerra

CASA CUBO by Isay Weinfeld, photo: Fernando Guerra

Casa Cubo, the initiative of a couple of art collectors, was conceived to house a lodging and support center to artists and the development of the arts, but with all necessary facilities to serve as a home. The program was solved within a cubic block, split vertically into three levels and a mezzanine. (text by Isay Weinfeld)

 

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Mon 20.6.

Blairgowrie 2 by InForm (AU)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 20.06.2016 - Tagged as: ,

Blairgowrie 2 by InForm, photo: Hilary Bradford & Derek Swalwell

Blairgowrie 2 by InForm, photo: Hilary Bradford & Derek Swalwell

Inform Architect designed a long linear roof plane that caps the entire building, protecting the loggia and deck. A full height vertical timber screen protects the loggia from the west and creates a dynamic front façade.

 

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House in Leiria by Aires Mateus e Associados, photo: SG+FG

House in Leiria by Aires Mateus e Associados, photo: SG+FG

The house is a recognisable archetype emptied of its centre by the light designed by a three height courtyard that opens horizontally at the garden level. Scale and volume are controlled in a chaotic context, with a clear identity that from its core relates with the historical legacy far away: the Leiria Castle. (text by Aires Mateus e Associados)

 

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Apartment in Ambergate Street by Francesco Pierazzi Architects

Apartment in Ambergate Street by Francesco Pierazzi Architects

The client is a publicist for Channel 4 and is responsible for the press campaigns for flagship shows such as Grand Designs and George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces. As he has a passion for design he decided that he wanted to see if he could create a smaller ‘Grand Design’ of his own. (text by Francesco Pierazzi Architects)

 

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Heathdale Residence by TACT Architecture and Design, photo: David Giral

Heathdale Residence by TACT Architecture and Design, photo: David Giral

66 Heathdale is a custom single-family residence located in Toronto. This house project has expansive windows allow the owners to dwell amongst the ravine’s tree canopy while the lower family area spills into the shaded rear yard.

 

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Lansdowne Drive Staircase by Bell Phillips Architects, photo: Kilian O'Sullivan / © VIEW PICTURES LTD.

Lansdowne Drive Staircase by Bell Phillips Architects, photo: Kilian O’Sullivan / © VIEW PICTURES LTD.

Bell Phillips Architects have completed this folded plate stair as part of the refurbishment of an apartment located in Hackney, North London. The flat is part of a larger development comprising the conversion of a Victorian school building characterised by its use of London stock brick. (text by Bell Phillips Architects)

 

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