Posts tagged as 'single family residence'

Widlund House by Claesson Koivisto Rune; photo courtesy of the architects

Equally, or perhaps even more known for their furniture and product design rather than architectural projects, the prominent Swedish practice Claesson Koivisto Rune have recently completed this crisp-white, minimalist, seafront villa. Located on the second largest Swedish island of Öland, the development is made of solid white, precast concrete which enabled the architects to achieve ‘the ultimate precision in manufacturing tolerance and colour/finish.’ (more…)

Fri 4.5.

House in Kaijin by fuse-atelier (JP)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 04.05.2012 - Tagged as: , , ,

House in Kaijin by fuse-atelier; photo courtesy of the architects

Located in a densely built-up centre of Funabashi, northwestern Chiba Prefecture, this sombre, minimalist residence was developed by a a Japanese architectural practice fuse-atelier in 2010. Supported by a reinforced concrete structure, the three storey 91-square-meters house comprises a large and airy open-plan living room and kitchen area, a light-flooded bathroom, as well as an office space and an adjacent outdoor terrace. (more…)

Twins: Houses in Five Parts by William O’Brien Jr.; image by Peter Guthrie

An award-winning American architect William O’Brien Jr. has recently completed these two single-storey holiday houses located in upstate New York. Situated on one plot of land, the minimalist, black stucco-clad dwellings have been realised as ‘a regular six-sided polygon and a regular four-sided polygon’ respectively yet are composed from the same five forms — ‘each are made up of the same four trapezoids and one triangle.’ (more…)

Thu 22.3.

House in Hekida by fuse-atelier (JP)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 22.03.2012 - Tagged as: , , ,

House in Hekida by fuse-atelier; photo courtesy of the architects

Located on the outskirts of Nakano, Nagano prefecture, this minimalist, single family residence was completed by Shigeru Fuse, a Japanese architect and founder of his namesake practice fuse-atelier whose deconstructed concrete House in Abiko was featured on Dailytonic earlier this month. Surrounded by apple orchards and overlooking the mountains of Kitashiga Kogen, Japan’s popular ski resort, to the east, the development boasts an extensive, open-air roof terrace while to offer its residents privacy, the mezzanine level has been positioned 1.2 meters below the living and dining area on the opposite side of the stepped terrace, consequently limiting the view from outside. (more…)

Klein Bottle House by McBride Charles Ryan; photo by John Gollings

Inspired by the complex topology of Klein bottle, which, in mathematics is described as a ‘non-orientable, closed surface with only one side, formed by passing one end of a tube through the side of the tube and joining it to the other end,’ architects Rob McBride and Debbie-Lyn Ryan of the Australian architectural practice McBride Charles Ryan have developed this experimental and highly expressive holiday house located less than 100 km away from Melbourne, among the sand dunes of the Mornington Peninsula. Covering a total floor area of 258-square-meters, the black and white, origami-like residence encompasses three bedrooms, a separate living and recreation area and two terraces overlooking the surrounding national park.

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Fri 16.3.

House in Abiko by fuse-atelier (JP)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 16.03.2012 - Tagged as: , , , ,

House in Abiko by fuse-atelier; photo courtesy of the architects

The stark, concrete interiors of this three-storey detached house fold and overlap creating a dramatic effect reminiscent of a three-dimensional greyscale cubist painting backlit by narrow streaks of sharp white light. Developed to echo a ‘gallery-like’, bare environment where the house’s inhabitants are able to display their taste for modern and contemporary furniture, the house rests on a reinforced concrete structure and the 101-square-meters residence was completed by a Japanese architectural practice fuse-atelier in 2011. (more…)

Townhouse Horgen by moos. giuliani. herrmann. architekten. photo by: Beat Bühler

Boasting panoramic views across the Lake of Zurich, this generous, four-storey family residence has recently been completed by a Swiss architectural practice moos. giuliani. herrmann. architekten.. Located near Zurich, in a small town of Horgen, the minimalist, 260-square-meters townhouse comprises a studio, two bedrooms, master bedroom, dressing room, dining room, kitchen, living room with fireplace, roof terrace, showers, bathroom, double garage with driveway, patio and air-conditioned wine cellar. (more…)

Complex House by Tomohiro Hata Architect and Associates; photo by Toshiyuki Yano

This distinctive, metal-clad single family house located in Nagoya was completed earlier last year by a Japanese practice Tomohiro Hata Architect and Associates. Featuring an angular, alternating roof, the two-storey residence comprises a number of small rooms on the upper floor while a living area and an enclosed patio are situated on the ground floor of the 100-square-meters house. (more…)

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