A beautiful house for Draeger Family, designed by Swiss architect Philippe Stuebi Architekten. The house was designed to sit on a square ruin over looking the sea, architect has created a large roof terrace that having a great sea view from the living space. Under the terrace is a guest room which is connected by [...]
Tag: Landscape architecture
Nemo House, by Polish practice Mobius Architekci. The house was designed to integrate with the sloping site, from the higher side, it seems to be emerged from the water. + Project description provided by architect, Mobius Architekci Building is placed on a beautiful plot inclined in a lake direction. The plan of the Nemo house [...]
House 205, designed by H arquitectes. At first it appeared that the site was not suitable for the construction of a house. However, removal of the surface layer of earth exposed a wide bank of rock upon which a house could be placed without damaging the surroundings. The following objectives, shared by the developer, were [...]
A beautiful private house – Santa Ynez Residence, sitting atop a spectacular ridge with endless views over the Santa Ynez Valley, designed by Los Angeles architects Frederick Fisher and Partners. This truly unique, modern masterpiece graces the landscape with its dramatic design and reflective soul, and is a striking example of the essence of subtle [...]
Designed by Los Angeles based architect Marmol Radziner and Associates, the Vienna Way residence for a young family, is located on a large, extensively landscaped lot in Venice, CA. Floor to ceiling glazing and outdoor living spaces fully integrate the home within the California native landscape. Working within the restrictions posed by the narrow site, [...]
Austrian architects Coop Himmelb(l)au always give a very good impression to me in every design, this time, the new Art Museum Strongoli in Calabria, by Coop Himmelb(l)au, is the third project in Italy. The art museum is situated on the top of the ‘Motta Grande’ hill overlooking the city, featuring a very long cantilever terrace offering [...]
Further to the first project – Ruth Hiller Residence. Here is the second project submitted by Michael P. Johnson Design Studios Ltd – Yoder/Doornbos Residence. Of the multitude of structures built across the country each year, few ever become elevated to a level considered the “art of architecture” by architectural critics and/or historians. The vast [...]
Designed by USA practice Michael P. Johnson Design Studios Ltd. Ruth Hiller Residence is flying above the dense evergreen forest where located at the Winter Park – Colorado, USA. The building is set on the existing foundation and all the living spaces are planned at the top of the house to have the best view [...]
Dellis Cay has a surface of 560 acres and should hold 124 private villas, 154 residences, the Mandarin Oriental hotel, as well as a marina. The construction began on June 4th 2008 and is expected to be completed in the end of 2009. The vision of the project is to realize the beauty of nature [...]
The weekend retreat was designed at protected natural area – Gerês hillside, without destroying the nature of the ground and all the trees must be preserved. The house opens up at one end and almost half length was cantilevered towards the river side.
Austrian architects Maria Flöckner und Hermann Schnöll has designed a house named 47°40’48”n/13°8’12”e, where is its exact site location. However, architect’s idea – “home at any place, could just as well elsewhere are”, the house is also interchangeable with other sites. Due to its two bold horizontal plates and full height curtain wall in-between, a [...]
How do architecture bring your awareness of Aboriginal culture in response to its history and environment? What happens when architecture considers itself a small component of a larger system, as opposed to a self-referential all-encompassing whole? Let’s have a dialogue with The Pinnacles Interpretive Centre, which is designed by Woodhead.