Houses

Diaphanous House, Mérida, México, Taller Estilo Arquitectura

Diaphanous House

Text description provided by the architects. 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 […]

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

Text description provided by the architects. 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 […]

Colibrí House, Mérida, Mexico, Taller Estilo Arquitectura

Colibrí House

Text description provided by the architects. 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 […]

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

House C and House D in Terra Panonica

Text description provided by the architects. 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 […]

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

House A in Terra Panonica

Text description provided by the architects. 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. […]

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

Curl Curl Residence

Text description provided by the architects. 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 […]

Hamilton Alterations, Newcastle, Australia, Bourne Blue Architecture

Hamilton Alterations

Text description provided by the architects. 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 […]

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

One Family House in Zahara de los Atunes

Text description provided by the architects. 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 […]

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

Casa Monjo

Text description provided by the architects. 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 […]

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

Earth-Sheltered House

Text description provided by the architects. 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 […]

House in Pedralbes, Barcelona, Spain, BC Estudio Architects

House in Pedralbes

Text description provided by the architects. 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 […]

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

Single Family House in Paris

Text description provided by the architects. 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. […]

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

Two Houses in Oropesa

Text description provided by the architects. 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 […]

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

Casa UP

Text description provided by the architects. 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 […]

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

Text description provided by the architects. 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 […]

Koala House, Mérida, Mexico, Taller Estilo Arquitectura

Koala House

Text description provided by the architects. 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 […]

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

Text description provided by the architects. 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 […]

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

House ML+M+R

Text description provided by the architects. 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 […]

Trübel Wohnhaus, Dielsdorf, Switzerland, L3P Architekten

Trübel Wohnhaus

Text description provided by the architects. 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 […]

Wajek Walk, Singapore, Aamer Architects

Wajek Walk

Text description provided by the architects. 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 […]

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

Tan’s Garden Villa (Merryn Road 40ª)

Text description provided by the architects. 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. […]

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

Jalan Remis (The Railway House)

Text description provided by the architects. 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 […]

13 Cove Grove, Singapore, Aamer Architects

13 Cove Grove

Text description provided by the architects. 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 […]

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

Mercedes House in Garden City

Text description provided by the architects. 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, […]

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 […]

Villa Lumi, Nummela, Finland, Avanto Architects

Villa Lumi

Text description provided by the architects. Villa Lumi (lumi = snow) is bordered from three sides by streets. The incoherent suburban environment doesn’t provide any interesting views or starting points for the architecture. This is why the building turns around a courtyard. The noise of traffic is blocked with a […]

Cubica Cabin, Paipa, Boyacá, Colombia, Camacho Estudio de Arquitectura

Cubica Cabin

Text description provided by the architects. Set of homes located in Paipa-Colombia, located in the urban area of the city, which manages to capture the perception and visual attention of its inhabitants for its color, scale and architectural proposal. The project is conceived as a refuge that is capable of […]