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A masterful orchestration of architecture + art

Housed in a 18th century grand townhouse, in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, the meticulously renovated house showcases Charles Zana sense of balance and orderliness, as well as his keen eye for mixing and matching ostensibly clashing pieces. Unfolding over two floors, plus a basement level, the revamped interiors mix traditional and contemporary elements that...

Urals mountain villas

On the eastern side of the Urals mountain ranges in Russia, nature makes herself felt, seen and heard at all times of the year. Amid the towering pines and birches of a secluded golf course sits the YEK Villas. The two geometrically sharp villas create the impression that they are levitating above ground. Designed by Open AD, the buildings’ presence is felt,...

Perforated house

Most typical houses in Singapore are street-fronting and closely packed together with neighbouring houses, the brief for AR43 Architects was to design a house that would maintain a certain level of privacy for the owner, yet still be open to greenery, ventilation, and natural light. The new house was detached from its neighbouring semi-detached house,...

Climatic relationships – Colombia

Located in Retiro, Colombia, the house is composed of two separate structures linked by a path and a large garden in a forest clearing. What could have been a single larger house, was developed as dispersed volumes positioned in the steep slope, each one situated in a unique way in relation to the topographic features of the beautiful site. Each structure is clearly...

Hidden house – Revisited

NCaved is a house located on a small secluded rocky cove on Serifos Island, Greece seemingly hovering just above sea level and appears to disappear into the rugged cliff-side. The need to create a protected shelter, at a location of disarming view, but openly exposed to strong north winds, led Mold Architects to the decision to drill the slope, instead...

Hillside house

The architecture of the Hillside house is characterised by concern for natural habitat and the desire to generate a large-span living space to accommodate the residents comfortably. Therefore, the building is cantilevered above the terrain, preserving all pre-existing trees, relief, and based on a long metal frame with a 12-meter column pitch. Designed by TWO+, the top...

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...

Sabat house – Iran

Sabat House is a reconstruction renovation of a villa built in 1975 located in Niavaran, Iran. With unique project features, the project adheres to three principles of privacy, hierarchy, and centrality. In this project, architectural practice Team Group tried to strengthen these three issues. Privacy: In the plan due to private and semi-private circulation Axis: Inspired by...

1960’s Cove House house Sydney

The Cove House house Sydney is an original 1960’s house that has been respectfully reimagined by renowned studio, Brendan Wong Design in the spirit of the original 1960’s architecture. New organic inspired interior elements introduce contemporary comfort and project the home forward for decades of future enjoyment. Decorated with rich textural layers the interior is a...