Category: House

Chiles Residence \ Tonic Design

Chiles Residence \ Tonic Design

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• October 19, 2012 • Comments (0)

The modern 3500-square-foot house was designed and built for art collectors John and Molly Chiles. It was constructed on the bones of an old modern, steel-framed and wood-paneled house overlooking Crabtree Creek in Raleigh, NC, that was abandoned in the 1960s.The original house was in terrible shape: Its wood walls and floors, camouflaged by kudzu […]

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Haus am Weinberg \ UNStudio

Haus am Weinberg \ UNStudio

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• October 17, 2012 • Comments (0)

UNStudio recently has completed the Haus am Weinberg. The house is located in a setting that is at one time rural, yet suburban. The location of the villa affords pastoral views of the stepped terraces of an ancient hillside vineyard on one side and cityscape vistas on the other. The inner circulation, organisation of the […]

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Single Family House in Rue de Nice \ Beckmann-N'Thepe Architects

Single Family House in Rue de Nice \ Beckmann-N’Thepe Architects

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• September 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

Designed by Beckmann-N’Thepe Architects, this is a three-storey private house with basement, facing east/north-east on the rue de Nice and west/sout-west across its courtyard. It is clad in puttycoloured concrete from top to bottom, which makes it look as if it is cut from a single block. Its colour, echoing that of the stone or […]

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Niu House \ Yoshihiro Yamamoto of YYAA

Niu House \ Yoshihiro Yamamoto of YYAA

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• September 18, 2012 • Comments (0)

The site is located at the very end of the residential section developed in the 1970s in Nara, Japan. There are homogeneous prefabricated houses in one side, and ancient Japanese-styled houses and rich nature spread in another side. It is the typical site of Nara. We planned a new residence for young husband and wife. […]

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Crabill Modern \ Tonic Design

Crabill Modern \ Tonic Design

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• September 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Crabills bought the five-acre property near Hillsborough, NC, with the intention of building a simple, modern home in a clearing amidst a lush forest. They wanted the house to disturb the natural environment as little as possible and accommodate local wildlife.   Our clients asked us to design a unique live/work house that inspire […]

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My Cousin's House \ Martin Mostböck

My Cousin’s House \ Martin Mostböck

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• September 11, 2012 • Comments (0)

A Single-family residence with garden. 150 m2 living area, terrace, office, carport. House with controlled living space ventilation (passive house). The residence was designed for doing-it-yourself. Shape, geometry and internal organisation are inspired by the movement of the inhabitants, the sun and the moon. The body and shape of the house are designed on one […]

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Oakville Residence \  Guido Costantino Design Office

Oakville Residence \ Guido Costantino Design Office

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• September 4, 2012 • Comments (0)

Guido Costantino Design Office recently has completed the Oakville Residence. + Project statement A 2-storey modern residence on a wooded lot in Oakville, Ontario, 44 Belvedere is comprised of a monochromatic palate of stucco, concrete, brick, anodized siding and a mix of opaque and transparent glass. The street face of Belvedere limits views into the […]

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GREENville House \ Tonic Design

GREENville House \ Tonic Design

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• August 23, 2012 • Comments (1)

American architectural firm Tonic Design recently has won Matsumoto Prize for Modernist Residential Design. + All images and drawings courtesy Tonic Design

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Mascotelos House \ ER Studio - Eric Rodrigues Arquitecto

Mascotelos House \ ER Studio – Eric Rodrigues Arquitecto

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• August 8, 2012 • Comments (0)

The project of a dwelling house in Mascotelos sees on its terrain a conceptual opportunity as well as a circumstance to which it cannot escape: a narrow lot with a slope of three meters between the two fronts, in a relatively rural environment. The accessibility is solved in fronts, an automotive access to the ground […]

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Organic Scapes and Architecture designed "Living Aleutian Home Design Competition"

Organic Scapes and Architecture designed “Living Aleutian Home Design Competition”

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• August 6, 2012 • Comments (0)

The shape of the building’s footprint is a direct result from wind studies. By combining the different wind charts, we arrived at the conclusion that the proper orientation and exterior shape should be modeled according to the direction of prevailing winds. This method prevents the structure from acting on strong wind loads, therefore avoiding friction […]

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