Houses

Refurbishment of Two Single-Family Houses in Redes, Ares, Spain, Díaz y Díaz Arquitectos

Refurbishment of Two Single-Family Houses in Redes

Text description provided by the architects. The project involved the rehabilitation and expansion of two single-family homes located in the street known as Rúa Nova, which is an extension of the 1940s town with its homes and wineries. Currently, these two houses are used as both a home and an […]

XXS House, Ljubljana, Slovenia, dekleva gregorič architects

XXS House

Text description provided by the architects. eXtra-eXtra-Small House is located in a specific part of the centre of Ljubljana. The neighbourhood called Krakovo has a structure of a historical village, which was in the Middle Ages supplying the nearby monastery with fresh food and is today highly protected historical area. […]

Razgledi Perovo Housing, Kamnik, Slovenia, dekleva gregorič architects

Razgledi Perovo Housing

Text description provided by the architects. The houses on Perovo stand on an exposed location with an exceptional view towards the Southern Alps in the background. However the view is not the only characteristic of this location, as the houses represent a dominant visual feature of the valley when viewed […]

Cerrada Reforma 108, Mexico City, Mexico, DCPP Αrquitectos

Cerrada Reforma 108

Text description provided by the architects. Cerrada Reforma 108 is a residential project located in San Angel, in the south of Mexico City. The plot is rectangular and its dimensions are 10 x 20 meters. The concept of the house parted from the idea of positive and negative space, seeking […]

House for a Photographer, Valašská Bystřice, Czech Republic, ValArch ateliér

House for a Photographer

Text description provided by the architects. A simple house on the border between buildings and landscape which provides a background for the creation and life of the owners. Premek´s land looked like a nice peaceful meadow under the forest but the whole thing looked easier than it actually was. The […]

Villa 1906, Dobřichovice, Czech Republic, Karnet Architekti

Villa 1906

Text description provided by the architects. Reconstruction of the villa from 1906 in contrast to the contemporary living. We present you modern living in a bourgeois villa. For the new owners, we design a contemporary layer, redraw floor layouts, organize the flow of spaces and tune up the combinations of […]

Jinat Batika, Chittagong, Bangladesh, 3 Points Consultant

Jinat Batika

Text description provided by the architects. My client lives in the capital city, Dhaka. In his busy schedule, to relax and fraternize with his relatives, he makes time to visit with his family to his native village Raichota, 40 kilometers from Chittagong. The Bay of Bengal is about 2.5 kilometers […]

Slip House, London, United Kingdom, Carl Turner Architects

Slip House

Text description provided by the architects. Occupying one of four plots forming a gap in a typical Brixton terrace, Slip House constitutes a new prototype for adaptable terraced housing. Three simple ‘slipped’ orthogonal box forms break up the bulk of the building and give it it’s striking sculptural quality.  The […]

Casa no Príncipe Real, Lisbon, Portugal, Camarim Arquitectos

Casa no Príncipe Real

Text description provided by the architects. Located a few metres from the Garden of Príncipe Real in Lisbon, this 41 m² plot allows the construction of a small 5-storey urban house for a family. The exiguity of the plot has led us to a scheme where each floor has a […]

Kostelec Residence, Budyně nad Ohří, Czech Republic, ADR

Kostelec Residence

Text description provided by the architects. Design and project documentation of a residential complex for a family including interior equipment, large vineyard, necessary facilities, horse stables and a hangar with a helipad. The site formerly housed an old brick factory complex. Flying above the location in a helicopter, the owner […]

Kozina House, Trhové Sviny, Czech Republic, Atelier 111 Architekti

Kozina House

Text description provided by the architects. Our new home was created in a historical part of a small South Bohemian town, which, although neglected, possesses a rather strong atmosphere and potential. The place attracted us from the beginning for its distinctive character and great location. In the narrow sleepy streets, […]

GBCO973 ex Barn, Bellinzona, Switzerland, LOKOMOTIV.archs

GBCO973 ex Barn

Text description provided by the architects. The old barn built with the usual materials of the region (logs and stones), rudimentary and bare inside, was located within the historic core of the Giubiasco district, municipality of Bellinzona, in the central region of the Italian Swiss canton, Ticino. The project, strongly […]

Internal Landscape Villa, Nový Jičín, Czech Republic, Atelier Štěpán

Internal Landscape Villa

Text description provided by the architects. Internal Landscape / Atrium Displuviatum / As natural as Fish in Water / Introversion for Living Villa, where the light and the people can move naturally, like a fish in the water. “I wanted to try and create an inner disposition in which people […]

House in the Courtyard, Nové Město na Moravě, Czech Republic, IGLOO Architekti

House in the Courtyard

Text description provided by the architects. New family house, built into the inner courtyard of a listed historic town house in the center of Nové Město na Moravě. The task was to design an extension of a family house in the inner courtyard of a historic town house in the […]

New House in the Old Garden, Černošice, Czech Republic, kaa-studio

New House in the Old Garden

Text description provided by the architects. The new house is built in the middle of an old garden and is open to the southern sun and beautiful views of the Brdy hills. It is designed for a family of four with common areas and parents’ area on the ground floor, children have a separate floor with its own roof […]

Villa in Vlastibořice, Vlastibořice, Czech Republic, SIAL

Villa in Vlastibořice

Text description provided by the architects. The beautiful site slopes to the southwest and is part of a slightly undulating landscape of the “Bohemian Paradise” territory. The plot offers amazing views of the opposite side of the valley. Due to the fact that the plot is located outside the built-up […]

Cottage Pod Bukovou, Jiřetín pod Bukovou, Czech Republic, Mjölk Architekti

Cottage Pod Bukovou

Text description provided by the architects. The winter wind blows over Buková mountain. It travels from the North Sea across the German plains and gains strength in the rocky hills above church in Hejnice, to reach the other side of the mountains and talk about upcoming winter there. In these […]

Family House in the River Valley, Znojmo, Czech Republic, Kuba & Pilař architekti

Family House in the River Valley

Text description provided by the architects. The plot is situated in a gap between family houses that form the banks of the Dyje River. Steep terrain of the plot has the original terrace landscaping with stonewalls. Above the opposite riverbank rises a rock wall; resting on the wall are the […]

The Treehouse, Hechtel-Eksel, Belgium, Baumraum

The Treehouse

Text description provided by the architects. Sappi, The Flemish Forest and Nature Agency, the commune of Hechtel-Eksel and Proximity joined forces in a unique partnership to stimulate companies, politicians and organisations to embrace sustainability in their daily activities. What better way to do this than to build a treehouse? According to the […]

House am Oberen Berg, Stuttgart, Germany, Alexander Brenner Architects

House am Oberen Berg

Text description provided by the architects. A house for life, behind protecting walls and with great openness towards the surrounding landscape – a generation villa „from which one never needs to move out again“, as the residents tell. When approaching the building via the access road an in-depth layered picture […]

House Heidehof, Stuttgart, Germany, Alexander Brenner Architects

House Heidehof

Text description provided by the architects. The almost triangular shape of this plot with its long street front and an impressive plane tree worthy of protection at the rear necessitated an elongated building running parallel to the road. The expansive, wood-clad garage wall, the layers of garden and pool walls […]

SU House, Stuttgart, Germany, Alexander Brenner Architects

SU House

On a plot in a villa quarter at the edge of a forest in the south of Stuttgart, a villa thoroughly designed down to the smallest detail was build for an art lover and her family. From the piazza at the entrance to the site a silvery garage structure leads past the upper garden with the lake and the “morning patio” with its pebble […]

Summer House on Andros Island, Andros, Greece, Couvelas Architects

Summer House on Andros Island

Text description provided by the architects. The property is located in the middle of a steep hillside west of Gavrio Bay. The only landmark in the area is the old lighthouse on the southern edge of the slope. The special characteristics of the landscape as well as the brief led to a solution of splitting the house into three […]

Swisshouse XXXIV Galbisio, Bellinzona, Switzerland, Davide Macullo Architects

Swisshouse XXXIV Galbisio

Text description provided by the architects. Our design is an articulated construction meant for the enjoyment of the spaces for many years to come. From afar the building is a marker in the landscape, it expresses a meaning already suggested by its context. From close up, it is a collection […]

Polygon House, Skiathos, Greece, P9 Arch Studio

Polygon House

Text description provided by the architects. The house has been built on the island of Skiathos in Greece, at Profitis Ilias on a plot with a large inclination slope located 350.00m above sea level with panoramic view. The house is located in the zone allowed by law and within this zone in the smoothest part as possible. The conception of the architectural idea was based […]

Balint House, Bétera, Spain, Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

Balint House

Text description provided by the architects. A privileged place within a golf course near to Valencia is the starting point of this project. The proposal is drawn with elliptical traces which contain the program and maximize the possibilities of local urban law by minimizing the volumetric impact on the site. […]

The Long Brick House, Pilisborosjenő, Hungary, Földes Architects

The Long Brick House

Text description provided by the architects. The project initiated by an intellectual couple, had a clear starting point, as highlighted to architects Laszlo Foldes and Peter Sonicz: “We own a length of books something like 100 meters”. The owners of the site had found the best location to retire from […]

Swisshouse XXXV, Rossa, Switzerland, Davide Macullo Architects

Swisshouse XXXV

Text description provided by the architects. The SWISSHOUSE XXXV is part of a broader project of artistic and architectural interventions in the Calanca valley in the heart of the Swiss Alps. In a valley that is already home to some of our works, this new modest structure addresses the essence […]

Elastica House, Bengaluru, India, Cadence Architects

Elastica House

Text description provided by the architects. The south facing plot measures 40’x70’ flanking a conservancy on the east side in a typical dense urban setting. The house was conceived as an open fluid event space. The section of the house was conceptualized to enable this choreography of spaces. The section […]

Blanco Ooostduinkerke Residence, Koksijde, Belgium, B2Ai

Blanco Ooostduinkerke Residence

Text description provided by the architects. The design of these two multi-storey properties respects the scale of the adjacent residential centre. Both buildings are able to optimally integrate in the landscape  as a result of their underground garage and the planting of dune grasses. The buildings each consist of two […]