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.
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.
The Whitefish Poolhouse designed by Cushing Terrell is perched on a steep slope high above Whitefish Lake. Contemporary in aesthetic, the program includes a 75-foot-long, single-lane lap pool, a Japanese soaking tub, a changing/shower area, an exercise room and an art gallery. Photography by Audrey Hall
Challenger Parade is a project designed by maarch*. A new build residential project for a family of four. The site offers astounding views over the Indian Ocean. With these views in mind and taking advantage of the sloping site the design creates exciting living spaces and private retreats. Photography by Douglas Mark Black
East of Tshwane in Gauteng, South Africa is the spectacular Mooikloof Heights home designed by Nico van der Meulen Architects which is situated on a north sloping 15000sq.m. site. This home is approached from the north where it is completely transparent, but as the driveway curves around the west side it becomes a collection of stacked rusted boxes without any openings.
This family home and office on the banks of Lake Geneva, with architecture by SAOTA and interiors by ARRCC, was designed for a successful Senegalese businessman based in Switzerland. The home draws on the owner’s heritage to advance an emerging African‐inspired aesthetic in its sculptural form, materiality, and textural quality. Photography by Adam Letch, Stefan Antoni.
Golden Beach Residence by SDH Studio Architecture + Design. Set on a unique corner lot overlooking the water in Golden Beach this home was designed for a family who enjoys contemporary design and outdoor living. Photography by Libertad Rodriguez
This is a family residence designed by David Olmos Tapia built on the coastal town of Salinas, Asturias, on a small trapezoid- shaped lot located between two different residential zones, a townhouse complex and a single-family residence. Photography by Ivo Tavares Studio.
VivIenda Madreselva em Salinas , Asturias , Espanha do atelier de arquitetura David Olmos Arquitectos com fotografia de arquitetura Ivo Tavares Studio
Apartment MA is a project designed by Dandrade Design de Interiores. In this apartment with a charming natural light, the color palette – which stretches between white, off white and brown – highlights objects and furniture. Point colors and textures of natural materials such as linen, leather, velvet, straw and crochet, give life and personality to the project. Photography by Daniel Andrade
Compluvium House is a project designed by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos and is located in Madrid, Spain. The Greeks, as well as the Etruscans and the Romans used compluvium in aristocratic dwellings to lead rainwater to the impluvium. This opening, which was made in the center of the domus, was initially used to vent the smoke from the fires made in the homes. Over time, this aperture kept growing in proportion favoring the lighting, the ventilation of the rooms and the collection of water that was carried out in the impluvium.