Low Cost House by JYA-RCHITECTS

This was the second “Low Cost House Series” project by JYA-RCHITECTS, sponsored by Korea Child Fund to improve a living environment for low-income families. The house was situated in a small rural village of Jangheung town in southeastern province of Korean peninsula and was a...

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Bricks in a Tropical Indonesian Home

Located in Cinere, just outside Indonesia’s capital city of Jakarta, the two-story Flick House stands out with its contemporary brick facade and its focus on sustainability. Jakarta-based DELUTION designed the residence for a family of six who wanted their home to be "humble and warm"...

Located in Cinere, just outsid...

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Lendager Group to build 20 townhouses in Copenhagen

Recycled concrete, repurposed double-glazing and discarded flooring boards were all used in the construction of Upcycle Studios, a Copenhagen housing development designed by Lendager Group. Danish architecture studio Lendager Group built the series of 20 new townhouses in the Ørestad district of Denmark's capital city. All...

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Yarrbat Residence by K2Ld architects

A house designed by K2Ld architects in a quiet residential street that reflects no particular historical period, but has fine examples of the various housing styles built throughout the last 100 years. Also, like many streets in Melbourne’s inner eastern suburbs, it is lined with...

A house designed by K2Ld archi...

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Sky House of MIA Design Studio

Text description provided by the architects. Saigon is a metropolitan city of Vietnam with the highest density of construction, vehicles and population. With that, followed the blooming of urban infrastructure and traffic congestion. On the other hand, it causes the lack of green spaces, where...

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Tiny Tower residence by ISA

Pennsylvania architecture studio ISA has designed a slender five-storey house in a developing Philadelphia neighbourhood, as a housing prototype for tiny vacant lots. The narrow Tiny Tower is built like a mini-skyscraper, using a steel-reinforced wood frame that is clad in painted metal across its...

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TBA extension to white farmhouse in Quebec

Montreal studio Thomas Balaban Architect has turned a gabled farmhouse in Quebec's Eastern Townships completely white, and then contrasted it with an extension covered in weathered cedar cladding. The Knowlton Residence is located in rural Canada, a few hours outside of Montreal, in a popular ski...

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Cobogos House by mf+arquitetos

The project is distinguished mainly by the visual impact of the proposed volumes, which besides the plastic appeal, cooperates functionally with details of comfort and efficiency of the house. In addition to influencing the volumetric conceptualization of the project, a cobogo-lined face marks the entry with...

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Remote Glass Cabin in Norway

When Frode Danielsen invited his then-girlfriend Tone Beathe Øvrevoll on a holiday to Hallvardøy Island in northern Norway, little did he know that she would fall so deeply in love with the area that they would spend the next two years putting down roots on...

When Frode Danielsen invited h...

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The Ranch Mine modern courtyard home in Arizona

American studio The Ranch Mine has completed a residence in Phoenix that features a mix of gabled and flat volumes wrapped in corrugated metal, white stucco and honey-toned wood. The Pleats house is located near the Dreamy Draw Mountain Preserve, just north of Uptown Phoenix. The...

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PIT House by UID Architects

This unusual 1,256-square-foot residence in Okayama Prefecture, Japan, looks like a simple wooden box from the outside. However, the interior features a surprising layout with a sunken living area set within a dug-out "pit" in the ground. Designed by Hiroshima–based UID Architects for a couple with...

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Hans House by M.O.D.O

Australian architecture studio M.O.D.O designed this brilliant modern home which surrounds a central landscaped backyard in Aberfeldie, Victoria. On following the description by the architects. We have recently completed a new home for a young family of 4, located in the middle of the western suburbs. The...

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Okinawa House by John Pawson

This clifftop holiday home by British designer John Pawson presents white windowless facades to its guests, but at the rear large windows and a roof terrace face towards the sea (+ slideshow). Pawson's London-based studio designed Okinawa House for a family who spend most of the year in Tokyo, but want to escape to the island of Okinawa during...

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