House in Sotogrande is a project designed by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos, located in front of the Sotogrande’s golf course, the house proposes to inhabit the shade generated between the ground floor plan and the roof. A large cantilever allows to stop the intense sun of Cádiz and to protect from the abundant rains of the area of the Sierra de Grazalema.
Deep inside there is a wooden body that gives privacy to the rooms and provides the desired warmth. Thus, four limits appear: the plane, the shadow, the glass that allows the interior to be climatized, and finally, the wood one.
The Ibiza Campo Loft is a total transformation from an old abandoned warehouse to a dreamy loft on the island of Ibiza designed by Jurjen van Hulzen of the Nieuw and Ibiza Interiors. Photography by On A Hazy Morning
Vodka Palace is a project designed by MARCUS BROWNE architect. Hidden in an affluent coastal suburb is ‘Vodka Palace’ a luxurious concrete cave, tempered with natural timber finishes and primed for premium culinary, audio and visual pleasure. It is the result of a very strong collaborative process between client, architect, builder, sub-consultants, sub-contractors and suppliers. Photography by Dion Robeson.
William Lim, father of Kevin Lim of openUU, and Vincent Lim of Lim and Lu, invites his sons to design a house together in Kuala Lumpur for his brother. The result is a stunning 3 levels house with a central stairwell and atrium that connects 3 distinct functions on 3 levels: Live, Rest and Play.
This residence designed by Terra Studio, LLC explores the relationship between new and existing architecture in Philadelphia’s historic Rittenhouse neighborhood. The owner purchased two adjacent lots occupied by a pair of two-story 1950’s brick houses, which the Philadelphia Historic Commission deemed “non-contributing” to the district. Prior to 1950, the two lots formed part of the backyard of the 1870s mansion that still fronts on Spruce Street. Further back in time, two stone houses occupied the lots. These were the houses of workers who served the industries that grew along the banks of the nearby Schuylkill River in the early 1800s. Photography by Jeffrey Totaro.
Spotted Gum Tree House was designed by Merrylees Architecture from day one around the enormous spotted gum occupying the back yard of the property. The tree can be seen from the surrounding neighbourhood and connects the site to the Bayside botanical gardens located nearby so was deemed an important feature to retain and protect. Photography by Tom Ross.
Lake House is a project designed by Solo Arquitetos. This house, located in Alvorada do Sul, in a site right next to the Paranapanema River was an amazing opportunity to explore the relation between built and natural environment. The design seeks to adapt to the geography, the lengthy shape of the site and to appreciate the beautiful view over the wetlands of the river, quite wooded in the section. Photography by Eduardo Macarios
James’ Camp is a project designed by Boundary Space for a couple in their seventies who wanted a country retreat, this project is an abstraction of a traditional camp, providing them a unique environment to be in nature, enjoy their art collection and be together.
Mullum Creek designed by Habitech Systems is a new residential sub-division of an old orchard east of Melbourne in Donvale. The development sits beside Mullum Creek and has a strong environmental focus with all houses having to reach a minimum 7.5 stars energy rating and have a minimum of 4kW of solar panels. Photography by Nic Granleese