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Family house Brná in Ústí nad Labem, Czech republic by 3+1 architekti

Sunday, September 4th, 2016

Article source: 3+1 architekti

Steep, fertile, south-facing slope.

The growing number of houses and cottages in the area, which was almost untouched by construction half a century ago (fields, meadows, orchards).

Quality of buildings is rapidly declining on the contrary to quantity.

Image Courtesy © Pavel Plánička

Image Courtesy © Pavel Plánička

  • Architects: 3+1 architekti ((Plánička, Panenka, Urbanová))
  • Project: Family house Brná
  • Location: Brná, Ústí nad Labem, Czech republic
  • Photography: Pavel Plánička
  • Land area: 1075 m2
  • Floor area: 160 m2
  • Enclosure: 630 m3
  • Project: 2013
  • Realization: 2015

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Meadowcroft in Hampshire, UK by OB Architecture

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Article source: OB Architecture

The brief required a large contemporary family house that would take advantage of the lovely views over the fields and the Solent beyond.

The site lies within an Area of Special Character that is made up of predominantly traditional pitched roof houses, so the design of the new house had to mediate between the clients’ desire for a contemporary house and the planners’ requirements for a pitched roof form. The design also had to appear modest from the front to respect the 2-storey properties either side.

Image Courtesy © Martin Gardner

Image Courtesy © Martin Gardner

  • Architects: OB Architecture (James Chapman)
  • Project: Meadowcroft
  • Location: Hampshire, UK
  • Photography: Martin Gardner
  • Structural Engineer: McCarey Simmonds
  • Gross Internal Floor Area: 400sqm
  • Start on Site Date: July 2013
  • Completion: January 2015

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Modern Mansion in London, United Kingdom by Maciej Grelewicz

Sunday, May 1st, 2016

Article source: Maciej Grelewicz

Jury statement:

‘A classic and well-judged representation of Architectural Beauty’

The Jurors expressed the view that the Modern Mansion appeared to be a platonic and archetypically beautiful house with a clear presence in the landscape. It represents a simple solution to structuring the requirements of the family, whilst tailoring a response to their specific likes, dislikes and needs.

Image Courtesy © Maciej Grelewicz

Image Courtesy © Maciej Grelewicz

  • Architects: Maciej Grelewicz
  • Project: Modern Mansion
  • Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Design team: Maciej Grelewicz (author), Anna Orłowska (collaboration)
  • Gross covered area (footprint): 497 m2
  • Gross floor area: 1070 m2
  • Total usable area: 899 m2
  • Status: competition, 1st Prize (one of 3 winners out of 662 entries)

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Cork Haus in Seattle, Washington by Dwell Development

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

Article source: Dwell Development

We’ve featured Dwell Development a number of times for its forward-thinking, green homes. Now, however, it has upped the ante with the completion of a 42-home sustainable micro-community. The houses at New Rainier Vista all boast unique designs and have been built with the potential for net zero-energy living.

Image Courtesy © Dwell Development

Image Courtesy © Dwell Development

  • Architects: Dwell Development
  • Project: Cork Haus
  • Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Conditioned Area: 1664 sq. ft.
  • Conditioned Volume: 14976 cubic ft.
  • Bedrooms: 2

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McCulloch Residence in Montreal, Canada by NATUREHUMAINE

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Article source: NATUREHUMAINE 

The project was carried out in an old residence built at the foot of Mount Royal around the 1860s for Dr. McCulloch, after whom the avenue would later be named. The residence was subsequently divided into two houses. The project aimed to expand one of the two divisions so the owners would have a new kitchen and an art studio.

Image Courtesy © Adrien Williams

Image Courtesy © Adrien Williams

  • Architects: NATUREHUMAINE
  • Project: McCulloch Residence
  • Location: Montreal, Canada
  • Photography: Adrien Williams
  • Completion Date: October 2015

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LDNMV in London, England by k-studio

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Article source: k-studio

Within a beautiful period property in London’s Maida Vale, this apartment has been fully renovated and re-worked, increasing the usable area and transforming it into a unique and contemporary family home.

Image Courtesy ©  Tom Gildon

Image Courtesy © Tom Gildon

  • Architects: k-studio
  • Project: LDNMV
  • Location: Maida Vale, London, England 
  • Photography: Tom Gildon
  • Contractor: OWN Developments Ltd
  • Status: Completed 2012

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Cloverdale749 in Los Angeles, California by Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Article source: The American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Cloverdale749 is located around the block from the historically significant Miracle Mile hub comprising the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and many noteworthy cultural destinations. Adhering to a strategy to maximize land use and capitalize on zoning, the building’s 10,500 square feet push against floor area and density limitations determined by the lot’s size and location. In essence, this project is a volume that cannot expand further.

Image Courtesy © Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects

Image Courtesy © Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects

  • Architects: Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects
  • Project: Cloverdale749
  • Location: Los Angeles, California, US 
  • Photography: Lawrence Anderson
  • Team: Lorcan O’Herlihy (Principal), Donnie Schmidt (PD), Alex Morassut (PM), Dana Lydon (on site CA)
  • Client: Papalian Capital Partners
  • Interior Designer: Palumbo
  • Landscape Architect: LINK Landscape
  • General Contractor: Fortis17 CRM
  • Structural Engineer: Labib & Associates
  • Civil Engineer: Harvey Goodman Civil Engineering, Inc.
  • Size: 10,500 SF
  • Status: Completed in 2013

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Villa Nemes in Liguria, Italy by Giordano Hadamik Architects GHA

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Article source: Giordano Hadamik Architects GHA

Villa N is a single-family residential building of ca.210mq situated in the hills overlooking the Gulf of Imperia.

The villa plays with the cultural landscape of the Ligurian terraces becoming part of it.

The natural stone facades have large openings facing the valley and the sea.

The villa is composed of  two half subterranean volumes arranged on a single floor, following the morphology of the ground and creating a noble central entrance which leads one side to the  large open space living with dining area and kitchen and to the other are 5 bedrooms which all benefit from a private outside space and views over the sea. The sun deck situated in front of the living room opens up to the 4x14m infinity swimming pool overlooking the magnificent valley. The corridor and service areas are all naturally illuminated by large openable skylights.The Villa incorporates a pantry, laundry, storage rooms, technical service rooms and external storage in the garage with 2 parking spaces.

Image Courtesy © Giordano Hadamik Architects GHA

Image Courtesy © Giordano Hadamik Architects GHA

  • Architects: Giordano Hadamik Architects GHA
  • Project: Villa Nemes
  • Location: Liguria, Italy
  • Planning + Health and safety: Arch. Roberto Ferraro
  • Structure: Ing. Daniele D’IGNOTI
  • Mechanical electrical engineer: Moroni Penna Ingegneri
  • Geologist: Dott. Giorgio Ligorini
  • Survey: Geom. Pastorelli Antonio
  • Building area:

    • House: 200 sqm
    • Garage: 45 sqm
    • Pool: 50 sqm
  • Completion: April 2015

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A house of art (Floating Cube) in Tel Aviv, Israel by Yulie Wollman Architects

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Article source: Yulie Wollman Architects

Yulie Wollman Architects is a boutique firm, specializing on the design of houses, apartments in skyscrapers and workspaces in offices, operating from a design conception which emphasizes the architectural structure and the human aspect in space. The design approach typical for the firm’s projects drives to achieve perfection, relying primarily on the carefully balanced composition of materials and attention to all details, small and big alike.

The sophistication of interior design trends is the wisdom to smartly adopt them in combination with vision and imagination.

Yulie Wollman boutique firm presents the Floating Cube living space.

Image Courtesy © Yulie Wollman Architects

Image Courtesy © Yulie Wollman Architects

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SLIDING DOORS in Dublin Mountains, Ireland by Box Urban Design Architecture

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Article source: Box Urban Design Architecture

This family home dating from the 1960’s was re-designed to improve its environmental performance and to meet the changing needs of the occupants since their grown-up children recently moved out. The semi-detached house is located in an established medium-density residential neighbourhood in South Dublin.

Image Courtesy © Box Urban Design Architecture

Image Courtesy © Box Urban Design Architecture

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