Beiriz House is a project designed by Raulino Silva. The allotment of Violantas was designed along a street with lots on both sides and is located in the parish of Beiriz. The surrounding area has fields for cultivating corn and grass, but to the west in the distance you can already see the “towers” of the city, in Póvoa de Varzim. Photography by João Morgado.
A person planning a house on a meadow above a subterranean lake from the former glacial period has either nerves of steel or not the faintest idea. This is what happened to the Berlin architect Carlos Zwick when he wanted to construct a summer residence for his family of 8 in his Allgäu homeland. Photography by Tomek Kwiatosz.
Bellfield is a project designed by Robbie Walker. In an unexpected suburb of Melbourne, a series of three townhouses have completely revitalised what was a difficult site through a clever and progressive design that stands boldly in the streetscape. Designed and built by Robbie J Walker, this urban infill project shows what is possible when creativity comes together with determination, having taken close to a year for council approvals. The resulting outcome could even be used as a blueprint for the future of Melbourne’s suburbs. Photography by Anthony Richardson.
Slab House project came into existence in the suburbs of Poznań on one of many hills surrounding the city. It was not an easy task – architects from mode:lina™ had to inscribe the building’s form into all too steep hill’s slope. As it turned out, the solution was, unexpectedly, childishly easy – recreate LEGO, it’s idea and turn it into reality. Photography by Patryk Lewiński
VILLA TA is a project designed by DFG Architetti Associati. and character, originality and elegance. A contemporary design that knows how to stand out without ever being excessive. In the Hyblean countryside, there is a small jewel with simple, clean and decisive geometries; interiors of high architectural quality, the result of a meticulous study of detail and a search for new aesthetic solutions. The custom-made furniture is integrated into the walls and shapes the interior spaces, adapting to a contemporary way of living the home, in a warm and enveloping atmosphere. The large windows of the living room allow the soul of the villa to dive into the surrounding landscape, towards beautiful sunsets, adorned by the vegetation of the delightful perimeter garden. Materiality and chromatic study are fundamental concepts for the design of the sleeping area, which welcomes us in an intimate caress. Photography by Marcello Bocchieri.
Hidden Cove is a project designed by Stuart Silk Architects. This large wooded site is on a small bay on Lake Washington in the Washington Park neighborhood of Seattle. The parcel enjoys sweeping views of Lake Washington and the Cascade Mountains was well suited for our client’s collection of specimen trees. Photography by Aaron Leitz, John Granen
House by the pond is a project designed by boq architekti. The small hideout in the beautiful area of ponds in South Bohemia, Czech Republic, allows for the escape to nature. The mini house is an appreciable place for recharging energy that we need for the busy life in the city. The simple design of the house leaves all the focus on the nature surrounding it. Photography by Tomas Dittrich.
This double headed house’s architecture was designed by D’Arcy Jones Architects to be both open and private, while bold and modest. This single building has two units. Designed for three generations to live side-by-side, the units are separated by interlocking private courtyards, a common stair and air-locks. Photography by Sama Jim Canzian.
House in Costa Brava is a project designed by Dom Arquitectura. The south-facing plot is located in Montrás, with a slight slope towards the bottom of the site. The house is placed in the upper part of the land leaving most of the space at the front, where the pool and outdoor spaces are located. The main idea was to connect the interior spaces of the house with the outside, open the rooms to the garden and visually communicate the interior with the surrounding nature. Photography by Jordi Anguera.