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Posts tagged as 'villa'

House on Cliffside by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos; photo by Diego Opazo

A Valencia-based architectural practice Fran Silvestre Arquitectos have realised this beautiful, minimalist villa embedded in a rocky mountain wall located in the Spanish coastal town of Calp. Completed earlier this year, the tranquil, waterfront house boasts a number of airy, pristine white rooms as well as an infinity edge pool and a terrace offering spectacular views of the Mediterranean Sea. (more…)

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…)

House in a Hungarian Town by Polla Bauer and András Ónodi; photo by Tamás Bujnovszky

A young Budapest-based architect couple Polla Bauer and András Ónodi have recently completed their first joint architectural project, this modern detached house located in a rural Hungarian town. Intercepted into the slope, the single family development boasts a two-storey elevation towards the street, which becomes one-storey at the back due to the steep topography of the site. (more…)

Four-cornered villa by Avanto Architects; photo by Anders Portman and Martin Sommerschield

This sustainable cross-shaped villa tucked away on an island near the Finnish town of Virrat has been completed by the Helsinki-based practice of Anu Puustinen and Ville Hara, Avanto Architects.

Quintessentially Nordic, the 78-square-meters house has no running water and is solely dependent on solar energy while the good insolation and wood-fueled heating system make the villa carbon-neutral. (more…)

Villa in Nicosia by Berger Metallbau AG; photo: © Berger Metallbau AG

Encompassing a staggering 370-square-meters of window area, this single-storey villa has been recently completed by the Swiss engineering company specialising in sophisticated metal and glass structures Berger Metallbau AG. (more…)

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‘VillaCasa’ by Space International (US)

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 30.08.2010 - Tagged as: , , ,

'VillaCasa' by Space International, photo by Joshua White Photography

The Los Angeles based architectural practice Space International realised this single family villa in the Mt. Washington neighborhood in their hometown. Located on a relatively small down-sloping lot of 4200 sf the opulent villa of 1200 sf called for an innovative strategy to create the perceptual illusion of privacy and seclusion, within a fully developed suburban hillside neighborhood.

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'House M' by Titus Bernhard Architekten, photo by Jens Weber & Orla Conolly

This luxurious villa in the exclusive neighbourhood of Grünwald near Munich was realised by the German practice Titus Bernhard Architekten. The strict geometry of the complex building is based on additive modules of 7,80 m x 7,80 m. The ultra-thin window profiles create huge, uninterrupted areas of glazing to which the solid broken stone facade forms a distinct dialectic “heavy-light”.

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