D’Entrecasteaux House

Kingborough Council, Australia – Room11 Architects Area:     220.0 m2 Year Built:     2016 Photographs:    Ben Hosking D’Entrecasteaux House represents a home that was thoughtfully planned to provide ingenious solutions to existing challenges. It stands on a remote island and its coastal location prompted the design. Today, a stone house stands on the site. It […]

AYYA House

Pinamar, Argentina – Estudio Galera Built Area:     290.0 m2 Year Built:     2017 Photographs:     Diego Medina AYYA House is a contemporary home that is surrounded by pine trees. Because of its grey concrete finish, it stands out among a sea of greens. The design looks like an observatory as one part of the […]

Forty-One Oaks

Portola Valley, United States – Field Architecture Built Area:     297.29 m2 Year Built:     2015 Photographs:     Steve Goldband, John Merkl Forty-One Oaks is a spacious home located in a wooded section near San Francisco. The house was named as such because it’s the exact number of oak trees in the property. The architects […]

G’Day House

West Vancouver, Canada – Mcleod Bovell Modern Houses Built Area:     409.0 m2 Year Built:     2016 Photographs:     Ema Peter The G’Day House was designed for an Australian ex-patriate family. They specifically requested for a house that supports peaceful and hassle-free living. The result is a structure that is reminiscent of a modern beach […]

Single House in Haut

Hauts-de-Seine, France – Atelier Lame Architecture Built Area:     400.0 m2 Year Built:     2016 There’s something about traditional stone houses that makes them appealing. They take you back in time, to many, many years ago. The Single House in Haut is no exception. The project required renovating and extending a stone house that sits […]

The Nook

Peterborough, United Kingdom – Hall + Bednarczyk Built Area:     250.0 m2 The Nook replaces an old, boring 1960s bungalow near the picturesque Wye Valley. It’s now a charming, contemporary home with rugged sandstone details. The structure successfully blends traditional materials with a modern way of living. Stone, timber, and steel work perfectly together – […]

House in Elie

Elie, United Kingdom – WT Architecture Built Area:     275.0 m2 Year Built:     2014 Photographs:     David Barbour House in Elie replaces a chunky 70s bungalow in the historic part of Fife, Scotland. It follows a minimalist theme, the layout broken into several volumes. This beach house provides stunning outside views to its residents. […]

House In Nursery

Jakarta, Indonesia – Wahana Cipta Selaras Architecture Built Area:     300.0 m2 Year Built:     2008 Photographs:     Fernando Gomulya The owners of the House in Nursery wanted a home that feels like a resort. Additionally, they wanted something that’s not too big. Fortunately, the location didn’t pose a challenge at all. Today, the private […]

Hernandez Residence

Madrid, Spain – Daniel Valle Built Area:     320.0 m2 Hernandez Residence is located in a suburban part of Madrid, standing on a sloping plot of land. The plan should allow the family members a degree of independence as they age. In essence, it calls for a division somewhere while allowing the house to remain […]

Marbel’s House

Boadilla del Monte, Spain – MYCC Oficina de Arquitectura Built Area:     250.0 m2 Year Built:     2016 Photographs:     Fernando Guerra The homeowners of Marbel’s House were very specific with their brief. They wanted a house that is purposeful, efficient, and environment-friendly.  The house was designed with the Passive House concept in mind. From […]