Pirajá House is a project designed by ESTUDIO BRA. A roof turned into a slab garden. Belonging to the third generation of the same family, this house in the city of Sao Paulo was renovated to receive the new residents, a young couple and their dog. The overly compartmentalized spaces with low lighting and low ceiling did not meet expectations.
Aguçadoura House is a project designed by Raulino Silva and is located in a small allotment in a bathing village with the same name in the north of Portugal. Taking advantage of the unique climatic conditions and soil quality the surroundings are also known for having many greenhouses used for growing vegetables.
Caúcaso House is a project designed by JJRR/ARQUITECTURA. Located in a residential area of Mexico City, Caúcaso House rises one meter and thirty centimeters above the sidewalk in order to take advantage of the view, because the site is in a privileged point where the west is seen beyond the horizon and over the tops of the trees, leading to a basement level one meter below the sidewalk where the parking area and services are located.
Orlando-based architect and co-founder of design-build firm Interstruct, Inc., Ryan Young transformed a former parking lot in one of the city’s creative, emerging neighborhoods into a warm, modern home for his growing family. The project’s hallmark is its use of industrial-grade materials showcased for their inherent beauty.
The Main Stay House (Lindell Residence)designed by MF Architecture exists as a straightforward proposal, with paring down the components of a house to a minimal amount of planes and openings, on an urban infill lot.