Tag Archives: farm house

Vancouver farmhouse

Saanich Farmhouse is located on acreage within the rural community of North Saanich, near Victoria, on Vancouver Island’s southern peninsula. The southwestern coastal climate of warm summers and mild winters is ideal for agriculture and the property is surrounded by large and small-scale farms. Positioned on the footprint of an old deteriorated barn/house which was determined to be beyond repair, the house is situated within...

being visible

Herdade da Considerada is a parcel of arid land with 500 hectares, about seven kilometers from Alcácer do Sal, dotted with cork oaks and umbrella pines. The resulting landscape is uniform in every direction and, as the architect Luís Rebelo de Andrade found on a preliminary visit, it is easier to lose your car at Herdade da Considerada than in a supermarket...

impressive presence

Among landscape of the Catapilco valley Chile, sits the impressive presence of the Los Molinos House. Designed by RUIZSOLAR architects with double height roof and views towards the surrounding scenery creates the rhythm of the architectural design, which keeps its relationship with its surroundings through inner patios set in different places. Cloudy winter days are solved with two large...

The Brick Bay House NZ

The Brick Bay House NZ is an inquiry into where a site begins and ends; how to define the edges of the project; and the way landscape may be inhabited. Firmly dug into the earth and composed as a simple L plan, its low form recollects modest farming buildings and the idea of an ‘Elegant Shed’ says Glamuzina Paterson Architects. The house was designed for...

Being Versatile

One of our favorite studios ÁBATON has developed a dwelling ideal for 2 people, which can be easily transported by road and ready to be placed almost anywhere. The proportions are the result of a thorough study by the design team so that the different spaces are recognizable and the feeling indoors is homely. It is a simple yet sturdy construction made of materials chosen...