Houses

Dancing House, Prague, Czech Republic, Gehry Frank

Dancing House

The site of Gehry s Dancing House was originally occupied by a house in the Neo-renaissance style from the end of the 19th century. That house was destroyed during bombing […]

Brick Weave House

The Brick Weave House sits on the footprint of a century-old stable on an eclectic block of Chicago’s West Town neighborhood. Removing the original front walls and roof created a […]

Aloni House, Antiparos - Greece, decaARCHITECTURE

Aloni House

The design of the house is a dual response to the particular topography of the site and to the rural domestication techniques that in the past shaped the raw ‘Cycladic […]

Cubic houses, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Piet Blom

Cubic Houses

The original idea of these cubic houses came about in the 1970s. Piet Blom has developed a couple of these cubic houses that were built in Helmond. The city of […]

Watervilla Amsteldijk

This water villa was designed for two clients who both wanted an individual house for themselves. The houseboat has two levels, the upper level which has a frame around glides […]

Eames House, Los Angeles - California, Eames Charles

Eames House

Unusually for such an avant-garde design, the Eames publicized the house as a thoroughly lived-in, usable, and well-loved home. While many icons of the modern movement are depicted as stark, […]

Watervilla de Omval

This tautly designed houseboat floats in the Amstel river of Amsterdam. The design has, unlike most floating houses, a very contemporary design without losing the characteristic appearance of the typical […]

The Balancing Barn, Suffolk - United Kingdom, MVRDV

The Balancing Barn

Balancing Barn is situated on a beautiful site by a small lake in the English countryside near Thorington in Suffolk. The Barn responds through its architecture and engineering to the […]

Casa Malaparte, Capri - Italy, Adalberto Libera

Casa Malaparte

Casa Malaparte (also Villa Malaparte) is a house on Punta Massullo, on the eastern side of the Isle of Capri, Italy. It is one of the best examples of Italian […]

IJburg House

With a view to a canal on the Grote Rietland of IJburg the site provided a unique opportunity for a family to live in a free-standing villa within 20 minutes […]

Barcode House, MUNICH, Germany, MVRDV

Barcode House

Located in one of the outermost bourgeois suburban neighborhoods of Germany’s secret capital “Munich” the bountiful villa stretches itself across two rectangular building plots on the site forming a barcode collage. […]

Casa Torcida, Osa Peniscula - Costa Rica, SPG Architects

Casa Torcida

SPG Architects transformed an abandoned steel frame and concrete slab structure into a five-level, 18000 SF, indoor-outdoor residence on a rain-forested mountainside overlooking the Golfo Dulce. The house is environmentally […]

Armanda Passos House, Porto - Portugal, Alvaro Siza

Armanda Passos House

Designed to be lived in at all hours of the day, when light seeks out shade, and shade opens itself to the light, the house-atelier, commissioned by painter Armanda Passos […]

Detached House in Drosia

Detached House in Drosia

The 580 sqm detached house is organized in the form of an L shape inside the oblong site and accommodates a four member family. The integration of the residence into […]

Borneo Houses, Amsterdam - Netherlands, MVRDV

Borneo Houses

In Borneo-Sporenburg Amsterdam  – the most compact new housing district in The Netherlands – two dwellings have been designed that aim for the greatest possible spaciousness and versatility within a limited […]

Atrium House

Atrium House

Fran Silvestre Arquitectos designed the Atrium House in Valencia, Spain. The House is located in an urban area and expresses through its architecture the desire to maximize the feeling of […]

House K, 3LHD, Zagreb – Croatia

House K

Family House K is situated on a large residential plot on a moderate eastern-facing slope at the edge of a forest near the base of Sljeme hill.  The concept of […]

Detached house in Exarchea

The 237sqm detached house is located near Alexandra ‘s Avenue, in the area of Exarchea and accommodates a couple. A two-storied neoclassic residence built before 1923 occupied the entire small […]

House N, 3LHD, Zagreb – Croatia

House N

House N is situated in a quieter secondary neighborhood on Pantovcak street in Zagreb, perched in the western hills and boasting a delightful panoramic view of the forest and the […]

Six Ramsgate, Singapore, Wallflower Architecture + Design

Six Ramsgate

The client’s desire for the home to have a perception of substantial private space has resulted in the development of a spatial program that internalizes spaces such as pools and […]

Detached House in Kifisia

The two-storied 380 sqm detached house shares part of a slopped narrow site with another detached house that is situated at the back of the site. The two properties are […]

Casa Becerril, Tijuana - Mexico, graciastudio

Casa Becerril

The original placement of the house was dictated by the search for Light and a main open patio in a narrow lot situated in between two tall houses that shaded […]

Ed’s Shet

Ed’s Shet is a new build contemporary house designed by David Adjaye of Adjaye Associates for Ed Reeve, an architectural photographer. Completed in July 2007, its key design statement is of […]

CB 30, Mexico City - Mexico, Dellekamp Arquitectos & FRENTEarquitectura

CB 30

CB 30 has 3 apartments looking to the street, as well as a two-story house in the back that looks into an indoor patio. The public areas taken into a single space facing […]

Natural Ellipse House, Tokto, Japan, Masaki Endoh, Masahiro Ikeda

Natural Ellipse House

The architectural form of Natural Ellipse is very much a product of its unique environment. Wedged into the most vibrant shopping and entertainment district in Tokyo, the building acknowledges the […]

Archipelago House, Stockholm, Sweden, Tham Videgard Arkitekter

Archipelago House

The starting point for this project was to provide a direct relationship with the dramatic archipelago landscape, and to create a simple platform which would offer several diverse readings of […]

J2 House, 3LHD, Zagreb – Croatia

J2 House

J2 House for a couple with children is located in the green residential part of the city of Zagreb. The former family house was built in the 1950s on a steep […]