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
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.
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.
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
There is an interesting story behind the Ślonsko Chałpa (transl. from local dialect – Silesian House) project by mode:lina. The final shape is the result of the reconstruction of existing buildings from the so-called State Collective Farm from the 70’s evoking the essence of buildings from that period, i.e. raw, concrete and brick, as well as the simplicity of form and construction. Photography by Patryk Lewiński
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.