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YS+2House by OTROestudio

YS + 2House designed by OTROestudio is a detached house inserted in a 1000m2 plot, located in Playa Paraíso, in the municipality of Adeje (Tenerife, Canary Islands). It is a very quiet urban area, whose main feature is its spectacular views towards the island of La Gomera. The house is 450m2 over three floors, a swimming pool and green spaces.
OTROestudio’s concept is two blind planes that protect and privatize an interior space without limits that devours the landscape and makes it own. Photography by Joaquín Ponce de León

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Pati Blau by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

Pati Blau is a project designed by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos. It was in the Muslim era when the so-called farmhouses were concentrating the population of the Ribera Alta, although some of these settlements had an Iberian origin. Over time these population centers have become places connected to the big city in a simple way and with an enviable quality of life. With all the good that the proximity of a large city offers and all the advantages of living connected to the territory and its culture. Photography by Diego Opazo.

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Messner by noa* network of architecture

Messner, The dream house is a project designed by noa* network of architecture. At the foot of the Sciliar, in the picturesque area of Alpe di Siusi (Bolzano), the spirit of a barn is reborn as a home. The project, realised by noa* (network of architecture), has at its core, the South Tyrolean tradition combined with surprising features internally, resulting from design of visionary and unexpected spaces. An almost magical ambience is created, inspired by childhood memories. Photography by Alex Filz.

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Muswell Hill House by Giles Reid Architects

The project designed by Giles Reid Architects was to restore and reconstruct a three storey Edwardian House in the Muswell Hill Conservation Area. Photography by Mary Gaudin

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Outward Bound by Heliotrope Architects

Outward Bound, a waterfront retreat reimagined by Heliotrope Architects. Heliotrope was engaged to re-imagine an existing home situated on a remote Orcas Island property with unique, panoramic views. The owners were not in need of more space, rather they desired an improved experience. Photography by Sean Airhart

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Mezze Residence #2 by Esteban Najas

Mezze Residence #2 designed by Esteban Najas is part of a set of four private houses located in Quito, Ecuador, on the Tumbaco Valley, on the northwestern foothills of the Ilaló inactive Volcano. The preexistence of many avocado and lemon trees on the site, and the direct views of the volcano where the precursors of many design decisions which had to be weaved with the owners requirements to have a house that required to have seemingly opposite qualities of privacy and transparency. Photography by BICUBIK.

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Charming Austin cottage by Britt Design Group

This charming Austin cottage designed around a heritage oak in a quaint old Austin neighborhood is designed by Britt Design Group. Photography by Cate Black.

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A Desired Home by Liang Architecture Studio

This project designed by Liang Architecture Studio is the transformation of a residence. Based on architectural thinking, the interior design enriches the layering of space by integrating interpenetrating surfaces, and realizes symbiosis between people and space in a free and balanced atmosphere. Photography by Wang Ting and Ye Song.

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Artist Residence by Heliotrope Architects

When a young couple approached Heliotrope Architects and asked them to design a home with an art studio inside, all parties sat around the table contributing ideas – some atypical. The couple, an artist and an engineer, listed several additional criteria for their new home: a contemporary style, but not out of place with the rest of the Capitol Hill neighborhood; a visual connection to the street balanced with privacy; a strong relationship between the interior and exterior; lots of natural light; an interior with an art-gallery-feel to accommodate their growing art collection; and a separate guest wing. Photography by Benjamin Benschneider.

Mason residence. Seattle, Washington. Image license: Heliotrope Architects and Dovetail Construction.
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Yolk House by Pac Studio

Yolk House is a project designed by Pac Studio in 2018, covers an area of 80 m2 and is located in Auckland, New Zealand. Photography by David St George and David Straight.

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