Houses

House Stürz, Dalaas, Austria, Gohm Hiessberger Architekten

House Stürz

The Stürz family’s house is located on a relatively steep hillside at around 1,000m above sea level in Dalaas / Vorarlberg. The new building with a modern design language is integrated into the rural surroundings with traditionally built neighboring buildings, without ingratiation. The access is from below, the massive base, the living area extends over […]

Kaleidos House, Mérida, México, Taller Estilo Arquitectura

Kaleidos House

“How to create a single-family home, comfortable, functional and out of the ordinary, in a lot with dimensions of 4 x 69 meters without dying in the attempt”. This was our challenge when designing “Kaleidos House”. The ratio of 1 to 17 between the length and width of the lot was not an impediment to […]

Diaphanous House, Mérida, México, Taller Estilo Arquitectura

Diaphanous House

The revitalization Mérida’s historic center has brought with it a new value for built heritage, whether it be partial or total and the interventions we see today are very diverse. Diaphanous House  is an anonymous dwelling on its exterior that adapts to the contextual image of the city, returning to its original façade and joining […]

Casa Lupita, Mérida, Mexico, Binomio Taller

Casa Lupita

Located in Merida, Yucatan’s Historic Center, Casa Lupita pays tribute to the classic colonial architecture of its historic neighborhoods. This project involved restoration as well as architectural, interior, furniture and landscape design. The conceptual premise of the project is the juxtaposition of colonial and contemporary architecture. The nineteenth […]

Door to Mérida House, Mérida, Mexico, Taller Estilo Arquitectura

Door to Mérida House

The trees stay! This was the initial phrase in the interview with the owners of the property, a pair of preexisting galleries, the first one with a shed covered in soot, barely noticeable the color of the clay roof tiles, and the second one covered with metal sheets was almost unable to sustain. The remain […]

Colibrí House, Mérida, Mexico, Taller Estilo Arquitectura

Colibrí House

Located in the Barrio de Santiago, Colibrí House in a Casona (Old House) at Merida historic center with colonial chacateristics that had different architectonic restoration actions, going by a rehabilitation process to consolidate the damaged physical areas from the building; also restructuring some elements to extend the living area to fulfill the programmatic needs of […]

House C and House D in Terra Panonica, Mokrin, Serbia, Studio AUTORI

House C and House D in Terra Panonica

House C and House D are a part of the Terra Panonica estate, located in Mokrin, a settlement in the municipality of Kikinda, in Vojvodina region, in Serbia. Terra Panonica estate is a cultural and tourist complex for various creative and leisure activities. With its program it focuses on cultural projects, design, education, agriculture and […]

House A in Terra Panonica, Mokrin, Serbia, Studio AUTORI

House A in Terra Panonica

House A is a part of the cultural and tourist complex “Terra Pannonica” in the village of Mokrin, in northern Serbia. The estate is planned to consist of five houses of different functional and architectural characteristics, of which two have been completed until now. After House B was completed in 2010, as an office and […]

Curl Curl Residence, Curl Curl, Australia, CplusC Architectural Workshop

Curl Curl Residence

The Curl Curl Residence was an exercise in material, time, and cost efficiency. A specific project brief included two bedrooms with built-in robes, bathroom/laundry, an open plan dining, kitchen, living space, and a deck. The Client also required that the home was to be at one level extending from the carport and main entrance. A […]

Hamilton Alterations, Newcastle, Australia, Bourne Blue Architecture

Hamilton Alterations

This project in the heritage suburb of Hamilton, (Newcastle, NSW Australia) was on a large suburban block, that runs approximately North South. A small cottage existed on the site, which had been added to poorly in the past, and there was little connection to the sunny rear garden. The garden was also quite exposed to […]

One Family House in Zahara de los Atunes, Zahara de los Atunes, Spain, Alfonso Alzugaray

One Family House in Zahara de los Atunes

The house is situated on the occidental edge of the natural park of the Estrecho, on an abrupt hillside, where the landscape value, its orientation and complicated topography are determining factors. Instead of viewing these factors as potential limits we considered them to be incentives for a better solution for the project, helping reinforce the […]

Casa Monjo, Cala Pregonda-Menorca, Spain, BC Estudio Architects

Casa Monjo

The main challenge of this commission was to construct a house in a very visually dominant spot in Cala Pregonda without modifying the charm and natural beauty of the landscape. This second residence for a big family had to pass unnoticed. Therefore the stonework was done with the same stone extracted from the site during […]

Earth-Sheltered House, Sant Andreu de Llavaneres, Spain, BC Estudio Architects

Earth-Sheltered House

This residential semi-buried house, was one of Javier Barba’s first projects and without a doubt his first bioclimatic project. The steep hill and the proximity of a busy street behind the lot, seamed at first site problematic but in fact this issues became opportunities to develop the architects’ convictions and he decided to bury the […]

House in Pedralbes, Barcelona, Spain, BC Estudio Architects

House in Pedralbes

This family home is located in the upper area of Barcelona. The project pro­posed to move the building to the rear of the site in order to achieve the best orientation towards the south and east, and to have a spacious garden. Fur­thermore, building the house on the highest point of the land attains the […]

Single Family House in Paris, Paris, France, Aldric Beckmann Architectes

Single Family House in Paris

This is a three-storey private house with basement, facing east/north-east on the rue de Nice and west/south-west across its courtyard. It is clad in putty colored concrete from top to bottom, which makes it look as if it is cut from a single block. Its color, echoing that of the stone or rendered façades of […]

Two Houses in Oropesa, Oropesa, Spain, Paredes Pedrosa Arquitectos

Two Houses in Oropesa

Two houses in Oropesa 13th century town walls. Sitting in the foothills of the Sierra de Gredos in Spain, Oropesa commands an extensive view encompassing snow-capped peaks and olive trees. Oropesa is known for its castle, built in 1402 and formerly the residence of the Toledo family of nobles. One of them built an arcade to link the castle […]

Casa UP, Madesimo, Italy, ES-ARCH Enrico Scaramellini

Casa UP

The project plans the reconstruction of an existing building, respecting the same profile. The old building was distributed on two levels with different function, stable at ground floor and barn at first floor.  On the outside the existing building is characterized by two overlapping doors on east elevation, a great entrance on south elevation, a […]

Casa C, Madesimo, Italy, ES-ARCH Enrico Scaramellini

Casa C

Interior renovation: composition of flaps The project developed itself recognizing characteristic elements which become immediately binding. First of all it’s established the existing distribution. The project starts from a “no project act”; the choice move attention on a different project level. The new floor, made with oak boards, becomes […]

Wardrobe in the Landscape, Madesimo, Italy, ES-ARCH Enrico Scaramellini

Wardrobe in the Landscape

The project is based on two specific conditions: – on one side the client’s needs, looking for a small and intimate space; – on the other a small, special and precious place. The alpine landscape dominates the place: it becomes evident the condition of a privileged and unique space. The concept of size guides the […]

Koala House, Mérida, Mexico, Taller Estilo Arquitectura

Koala House

The aim of Casa Koala is to unify two concepts across varied elements achieving a sense of cohesion and logic, which translates into a whole that meets the needs of the users. The challenge was to obtain a contemporary space, without the loss of original features and elements. Casa Koala is a project in which […]

RC 80 House, Mérida, Mexico, Taller Estilo Arquitectura

RC 80 House

The historic background of the building and the cultural and social value were the characteristics that inspired us for the interpretation and intervention of Casa RC 80. An irregular lot and some pre-existing elements give this home a unique character. The arrangement of spaces allows us to create a harmonious […]

Renovation House Lendenmann, Regensberg, Switzerland, L3P Architekten

Renovation House Lendenmann

The medieval township of Regensberg represents a place of unparalleled quality with its unique location, history and urban clarity. The historic town center consists of the rounded “Oberburg” with the town’s castle dating back to the foundation of the town in 1244 and the adjacent “Unterburg”.  With its unique location on the eastern foothills of […]

House ML+M+R, Pordenone, Italy, Caprioglio Associati Architects

House ML+M+R

The project House ML+M+R in Pordenone, in the north east of Italy, involves the expansion and recomposition of all four facades without altering the current outline of the previous building except for the south elevation, where the facade is conceived an extrusion through a bow window façade on three levels. The project is the result […]

Trübel Wohnhaus, Dielsdorf, Switzerland, L3P Architekten

Trübel Wohnhaus

After the removal of border limit clearances only 5m x 9m are left over in this small steep lot at the vineyard at Dielsdorf. With a maximum of 83m2 above-ground level living, this lot has long been considered unbuildable. A classical residential house with solid outer walls, conventional access staircase and traffic area has no […]

Wajek Walk, Singapore, Aamer Architects

Wajek Walk

A house in Singapore with a modern interior design by Aamer Architects. The house has a terrace and sits at a corner on a trapezium shaped land with lines. These lines wrap and fold towards distance views while providing privacy from close neighbours. They also achieve a distinctive form that is futuristic and indeed tropical. […]

Tan’s Garden Villa (Merryn Road 40ª), Singapore, Aamer Architects

Tan’s Garden Villa (Merryn Road 40ª)

Back in 2001, the Owner, Mr Adrian Tan, commissioned Aamer to design his house(s) at No 42. There a large bungalow plot was divided into two to accommodate separate but identical houses which won the prestigious Singapore Institute of Architects’  Design Award in 2004. Some ten years later Adrian acquired the plot next door, No […]

Jalan Remis (The Railway House), Singapore, Aamer Architects

Jalan Remis (The Railway House)

As a typology, the semi-detached house is often perceived as a Siamese twin, reluctantly conjoined to its symmetrical other via a single party wall. The desire to challenge such a notion drives the parti of this single- family house. By separating and pulling the main building block away from the party wall, a semi-detached house […]

13 Cove Grove, Singapore, Aamer Architects

13 Cove Grove

The site is narrow and long, with a small frontage to the waterfront. To maximize the view to the waterfront, Aamer designed the house to curve like a boomerang so that all the bedrooms could have views of the waterfront. The geometry also allowed a twenty-five metre lap pool to be incorporated on one side […]

Mercedes House in Garden City, A Coruña, Spain, CREUSeCARRASCO Arquitectos

Mercedes House in Garden City

The plot, like all those of the same alignment, has the particularity of being limited at the back by another much higher level which situates the dwellings on the base of a high floor through which the access occurs. With its front facing north, the solution of the housing is also conditioned by the two […]

Chao House, A Coruña, Spain, CREUSeCARRASCO Arquitectos

Chao House

The project rebuilds a small house just over 3 meters wide and 16 deep at the end of a block. It is located in the historic centre of this village of Costa da Morte. The former house was a dwelling and a bar and it had a blind well oriented dividing wall. We have sought to resolve the urban scene clearly, bringing a renewed vision […]