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Afsharian’s House in Kermanshah, Iran by ReNa Design

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Article source: ReNa Design

Architects designed houses, which are categorized as artistic and cultural works of art, may morphologically be compared with real, abstract and conceptual paintings or even love stories.

Afsharian’s house situated in Kermanshah-Iran with a 312sqm land area is a three-storey building belonging to a couple and their children (a son and a daughter).

Image Courtesy © Reza Najafian, Mohamad Hosein Hamzehlouei

Image Courtesy © Reza Najafian, Mohamad Hosein Hamzehlouei

  • Architects: ReNa Design
  • Project: Afsharian’s House
  • Location: Kermanshah, Iran
  • Photography: Reza Najafian, Mohamad Hosein Hamzehlouei
  • Client: Dr. Mandana Afsharian
  • Area: 600 m2
  • Construction Period Time: 17 Months
  • Completion Date: February 2013
  • Design Team: Maryam Najafian, Maryam Gholami, Mohamad Hosein Hamzehlouei, Sadaf Deylami, Mina Nazmjou

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Street canvas in Tainan City, Taiwan by TA architect

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Article source: TA architect

Case is located in Tainan (southern Taiwan) and situated in an alley around the corner. On the south side adjacent to the existing building, on the north side across the roadway is facing the old apartment.

Image Courtesy © TA architect

Image Courtesy © TA architect

  • Architects: TA architect (Tung YuhKuan)
  • Project: Street canvas
  • Location: Tainan City, Taiwan
  • Client: Shih Chia Yi
  • Construction: Green’s Field
  • Project Date: 2012
  • Year: 2014
  • Site(m2): 166
  • Building Area(m2): 96.32
  • Floor Area(m2): 298.81
  • Height(m): 15.4

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Island Dwelling in Co. Galway, Ireland by O’Neill Architecture

Friday, February 13th, 2015

Article source: O’Neill Architecture

CONCEPT
For this building project on the Aran Islands, Co. Galway, we developed the designs from the simplicity of the landscape; working with the given contours, solar orientation and making reference to traditional design. The living area located on the upper level allows spectacular views of the Cliffs of Moher. It is connected to a terrace which is so orientated as to create a sun-trap and catch the sun from late morning until the last of the evening sun rays are obscured by the above lying escarpment. The views from the road are shielded by part of the house, creating the private and sheltered outdoor space. Fortunately the escarpment acts as a wind break for the prevailing westerly winds ensuring great use of this outdoor terrace in most weather conditions.

Image Courtesy © Philip Lauterbach

Image Courtesy © Philip Lauterbach

  • Architects: O’Neill Architecture
  • Project: Island Dwelling
  • Location: Formna, Inisheer, Arran Islands, Co. Galway, Ireland
  • Photography: Philip Lauterbach
  • Architect in Charge: Patti O’Neill
  • Area: Main house 104sqm + Studio 30sqm, Site 0.2 hectares
  • Year: 2013

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Fuensanta House in Ciudad Real, Spain by MUKA ARQUITECTURA

Friday, February 13th, 2015

Article source: MUKA ARQUITECTURA

On an urban context, in the center of a row-house type block, we were commissioned to build a single house. The plot is located in the southern area of Ciudad Real, in the last growth ring of the city that has not been developed due to the economic crisis of recent years. Our proposal is the first one to emerge in this area from an urban void without any context. There are not surrounding houses, typological references or architectural legacy that could serve at some point as an architectural tool in the design of the house.

Image Courtesy © Javier Callejas

Image Courtesy © Javier Callejas

  • Architects: MUKA ARQUITECTURA (Moisés Royo Márquez)
  • Project: Fuensanta House
  • Location: Ciudad Real, Spain
  • Photography: Javier Callejas
  • Collaborators: María Bona, Adelina de la Cruz, Martin Jario, Alberto Martin
  • Date: November 2o14
  • PEM: 460.000,00 €

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HAUS FÜR JULIA UND BJÖRN in Austria by Innauer-Matt Architekten

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Article source: Innauer-Matt Architekten

The new house, clamped between a lime tree and a walnut tree, comfortably completes the small hamlet in which it is situated. Due to the inclination and the narrow nature of the premises, the clear layering of the building follows the contour lines and makes use of the sloping ground.

Image Courtesy © Adolf Bereuter, Dornbirn

Image Courtesy © Adolf Bereuter, Dornbirn

  • Architects: Innauer-Matt Architekten
  • Project: HAUS FÜR JULIA UND BJÖRN
  • Location: A-6863 Egg, Austria
  • Photography: Adolf Bereuter, Dornbirn
  • Floor Area: 148m2
  • Site Area: 845m2

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A’ House in Tokyo, Japan by Wiel Arets, Satoru Umehara, Alex Kunnen

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Article source: Wiel Arets, Satoru Umehara, Alex Kunnen

This compact private residence is nestled within the dense expanse of Tokyo, in Nishi-Azabu—a neighborhood characterized by narrow streets and traditional low-rise houses—which borders a park heavily visited during the spring, when the city’s cherry trees begin to bloom. Its 136-square-meter area consists of five horizontally divided spaces, each connected by a minuscule sculptural spiraling staircase that, given the footprint of the house, allows for loft-like spaces within its intimate confines. Oversized windows punctuate the house, each with two layers of glazing; one is transparent and one is of the same relief glass that wraps the façade. These oversized windows, with their dual layers of glazing, can be countlessly reconfigured, to regulate the interior flow of daylight.

Image Courtesy © Jan Bitter

Image Courtesy © Jan Bitter

  • Architects: Wiel Arets, Satoru Umehara, Alex Kunnen
  • Project: A’ House
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Photography: Jan Bitter
  • Size: 136 m2
  • Date of design: 2007-2009
  • Date of completion: Autumn 2014
  • Collaborators: Jörg Lüthke, Jean-Jacques Jungers, Sadamu Shirafuji, Ilze Paklone
  • Client: Arets-Sijstermans
  • Consultants: Tai Mikio Architect & Associates, LOW FAT Structure INC, EOS plus Co. LTD, Comodo Co. LTD, Oskomera Group BV, Saint Gobain Glass, Eiger Co. LTD

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The Origami-Inspired in Ha Noi, VietNam by Landmak Architecture, jsc

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Article source: Landmak Architecture, jsc

This space was originally an above part of the bedroom (at the 3rd floor) of the old mansion which is set up many technical systems (electric system, water system, and air-conditioner), and this part is quite high. We have added one more floor in order to divide its height into two parts with the aim of creating to an additional floor (meanwhile, the underneath bedroom is still assured its height) for the purpose of the warehouse.

Image Courtesy © Le Anh Duc

Image Courtesy © Le Anh Duc

  • Architects: Landmak Architecture, jsc (Ta Tien Vinh)
  • Project: The Origami-Inspired
  • Location: Nam Thang Long – Tu Liem- Ha Noi – VietNam
  • Photography: Le Anh Duc
  • Architect in Charge: Ta Tien Vinh, Truong Tuan Chung
  • Design Team: Do Thanh Tung, Vu Nam Son, Bui Huy Toan, Nguyen Thi Thu Phuong,  Do Ha, Pham Dinh Hanh, Tran Viet Phu
  • Project Manager: Do Thanh Tung
  • Area: 110m2
  • Year: 2015

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TERMITARY HOUSE in Da Nang City, Vietnam by Tropical Space Co.,Ltd

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Article source: Tropical Space Co.,Ltd

The Termitary House was built in Da Nang, a central coastal city of Viet Nam. The climate in this area is rather extreme in the way it varies significantly between the sunny season and the rainy one. It is also influenced by a lot of tropical storms every year. Besides, Da Nang is well-known for the remains of Champa baked-brick Towers (during the Ancient Champa Kingdom), constructed during the time from the 4th century to the late 15th century. Of all, “Mỹ Sơn” Holy land is the most well-known.

Image Courtesy © Oki Hiroyuki

Image Courtesy © Oki Hiroyuki

  • Architects: Tropical Space Co.,Ltd
  • Project: TERMITARY HOUSE
  • Location: 275/8 Truong Chinh Street, An Khe Ward, Thanh Khe District, Da Nang City, Vietnam.
  • Photography: Oki Hiroyuki
  • Architects Team: Nguyen Hai Long, Phan Quang Vinh, Tran Thi Ngu Ngon, Trinh Thanh Tu
  • Year: 2014
  • Construction: LeCon
  • Site area: 190 sqm
  • Building area: 80 sqm

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Vertical Court in Greenbank Park, Singapore by HYLA Architects

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Article source: HYLA Architects

A courtyard on two levels sits in the centre of this semi-detached house. On the first level, a frangipani tree sits in the middle of a pond, framed by a timber clad box. The double volume living room and the dining room wraps around this courtyard. The second storey level of the courtyard lies over the dining area and in front of the master bedroom. The full height glass facade facing the courtyard is screened by interlocking vertical and horizontal timber members. The courtyard offers the house a lot of privacy as well as letting in light into the cetnre of the house. It also acts as a buffer against noise from a major road a distance away.

Image Courtesy © Mr. Derek Swalwell

Image Courtesy © Mr. Derek Swalwell

  • Architects: HYLA Architects
  • Project: Vertical Court
  • Location: Greenbank Park, Singapore
  • Photography: Mr. Derek Swalwell
  • Site Area: 376 m2
  • Gross Floor Area: 520 m2
  • Status: Completed September 2014
  • Architect: HYLA Architects
  • Principal Architect: Mr. Han Loke Kwang
  • Assistant Architects: Yuzhe, Nicholas Gomes
  • Main Contractor: Praxis Contractors Pte Ltd
  • Structural Engineer: GCE Consulting Engineers
  • Type: New Erection of 3 storey semi-detached house with attic & basement

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Pinball House by Studio Fabricio Roncca

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Article source: Studio Fabricio Roncca

Stripped and free architecture with traces of industrial brutalism , inspired by the New York Soho’s Lofts and the architecture of the greats brazilians modernists . The angulation of the displaced volume of the front balcony creates an unusual perspective that advances the view of the existing bushland on the home front . The materials speak to one another bringing life and harmony to this dynamic space , the right double foot, stamped concrete , brick demolition , the apparent pipe and wide glass doors and aluminum transform the space into art house , a new way to live and live with artistic freedom . Passionate about games and music , the house was designed to house 03 pinball machines in the area of the grill where the shutter style tavern unveils the kitchen integrating the whole environment transforming parties with friends in fun hours of pleasure and entertainment . materials: Doors in sheet steel Reinforced concrete walls , brick masonry and traditional reuse . Floor burnt cement Black aluminum doors and glass Pool Bubble green glass Concrete staircase and floor in demolition wood , carbon steel Body

Image Courtesy © Studio Fabricio Roncca

Image Courtesy © Studio Fabricio Roncca

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