Tag Archives: holiday house

Uncovering the past – Madrid

Next to the Quinta de Fuente del Berro Park, in Madrid, Spain on a street bordered by Castaños de Indias, we find the Berro House which was built in the late 1920s. The house, which was once the residence of the acclaimed sculptor Jorge de Oteiza in the 1950s, was very deteriorated, and its facade had undergone numerous modifications.
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Southern Italian holiday villa

Trullo GT is a holiday home derived from the renovation and expansion of a traditional stone Trulli structure in the Itria Valley, Apulia, southern Italy. The spaces are designed to relax immersed in the nature of the rural environment of Apulia in a typical local architecture, away from the stress of the city. The structure is located in a terraced land with an...

Summer holiday house

In the summer holidays, instead of sending their children to life skills training schools, the family returns to the countryside to build a house for their children to play and build friendships with local children in the countryside. The father was born in the countryside of Phu Yen, grew up to study, work and live in the city, and would return to the...

the BOX house

Located in Brazil the Box House designed by Arquitetura: 01:01 is a conceptual design on how people live in compact spaces. Designed for a professional young couple the house is a scaled down version of the large Brazilian homes we usually publish. The Box House features two bedrooms, a social bathroom, a small service area and a gourmet kitchen, all in less than 65 square...

Summer time love Sweden

The Summer house at Lagnö in the Stockholm archipelago designed by Tham & Videgard architects seems to defy the laws of gravity. The building sits on the border between a forest and the coast line making for the perfect weekender. Location aside a sequence of interconnected pitched roofs made of natural cast concrete create interior spaces of varying size and heights. Small rooms for entrance, bath,...

DUST …..mountain retreat

Jesus Robles, Dale Rush and Cade Hayes from "Dust" whom work across furniture, jewellery and architecture design have designed a mountain retreat for a small family of three in Arizona. The home preserve as much of the surrounding terrain as possible. The occupants walk through a dense dessert forest before sighting the house and arriving at the sculptural entry stairs. Divided into four zones, the...

1960’s kit home

The frequent turnover of houses within a vacation community can be wasteful. With homeowner’s eager to tear down what exists and start new. This project preserved the skeleton of the house and the history in the materials that the client desired. Conventional materials were utilized in new ways to unify the old and the new. The clients, an interior designer and a DJ, requested a...