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.
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.
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
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 Little House designed by mwworks is nestled into a lush second growth forest on a north facing bluff overlooking Hood Canal with distant views to Dabob Bay. Designed to repurpose an existing foundation, the new building is just over 20 feet square. Photography by Andrew Pogue
Jackson Tech House is a project designed by Cushing Terrell. Perched high on a double sloping site in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, this residence affords spectacular views of the Teton Range. Completed as a collaboration between Cushing Terrell and Hoyt Architects, this contemporary house boasts a range of fun and whimsical details that make it the ultimate family retreat. Moss rock, rustic corral board siding and zinc panels blend the contemporary structure into the setting with an array of textures and patterns that complement the natural surroundings. Green roofs and solar panels are some of the many eco-friendly features integrated into the design. Photography by Gibeon Photography.
Hillside Home is a project designed by Coates Design Seattle Architects. Built on a steep slope with prior landslide issues, this home was an exciting challenge for Coates Design Architects. As the residence has direct beach access it was designed with the sensitive shoreline environment in mind. Photography by David W Cohen
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
During the 1950s, architect Roland Roessner was teaching at the University of Texas and designing some of Austin’s most daring modern structures. One of his more memorable houses, located on Balcones Drive, is notable for its prominently cantilevered concrete balcony perched above a long, sloping hillside, with Camp Mabry as its backyard. Though previously unacquainted with the period, new owners delved into all things mid-century modern and hired Clayton & Little to assist with a deliberate and sensitive renovation of this Austin treasure. Photography by Nick Simonite