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Home 11 in Amsterdam, Netherlands by i29 interior architects

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Article source: i29 interior architects

A formerly garage space in Amsterdam’s area de Pijp, turned into a spacious house naturally lit by large roof lights. The interior with a generous 230m2 on one floor level is finished in a simple material palette. The repetition of rectangular rough oak wooden surfaces is in great contrast with the stark white walls, black surfaces and grey cast flooring.

Image Courtesy © Ewout Huibers

Image Courtesy © Ewout Huibers

  • Architects: i29 interior architects
  • Project: Home 11
  • Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Photography: Ewout Huibers
  • Client: Private
  • Floor area: 230 m²
  • Cabinet maker: Arend Kooijmans
  • Contractor: KJ Aannemers

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Villas Finestre in Ixtapa, México by CC ARQUITECTOS / MANUEL CERVANTES CESPEDES

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

Article source: CC ARQUITECTOS / MANUEL CERVANTES CESPEDES

The villas were planned as a delicate project insertion on the site and its environment. Based on this, the main guidelines for their design were: topography, natural environment and the solar orientation. After highly considering these factors, a series of spaces where placed in direct unification of the exterior with the interior, making sure the privacy of different owners and their views were respected.

Image Courtesy © Rafael Gamo & Yoshihiro Koitani

Image Courtesy © Rafael Gamo & Yoshihiro Koitani

  • Architects: CC ARQUITECTOS / MANUEL CERVANTES CESPEDES
  • Project: Villas Finestre
  • Location: Ixtapa, México
  • Photography: Rafael Gamo & Yoshihiro Koitani
  • Collaborators: Omar Rojas, Edson Castillo, Héctor Barroso
  • Year: 2011
  • Area: 104,409 sq ft
  • Landscape: Entorno, Taller de Paisaje
  • Client: Private

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HOME CAPITAL in Brasília – DF, Brazil by Ney Lima

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

Article source: Ney Lima

The house of architecture influenced by movements that emerged in the 60s – the same as the construction of Brasilia – has no such historical recovery by mere coincidence. The result was a request of residents who love the modernist style and one of the Brazil Capital and from the decision of the architect who chose to create a coherent work with the city, which today is the greatest living example of that school, that clashes with the local context.

Image Courtesy © ClausemBoniface

Image Courtesy © ClausemBoniface

  • Architects: Ney Lima
  • Project: HOME CAPITAL
  • Location: Brasília – DF, Brazil
  • Photography: ClausemBoniface
  • Area: 570.0 m²
  • From Project Year: 2008

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LOPEZ HOUSE in Eagle Rock, California by Martin Fenlon Architecture

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

Article source: Martin Fenlon Architecture

This project, located in the Eagle Rock area of Los Angeles, is situated on an irregularly-shaped, steeply-sloping lot. Faced with a limited budget, it was particularly challenging to negotiate the constraints of the lot while taking advantage of the site’s sweeping view. The owners wanted the house to evoke the area’s craftsmen architecture, so this vernacular served as a basis for the design.

Image Courtesy © Eric Staudenmaier

Image Courtesy © Eric Staudenmaier

  • Architects: Martin Fenlon Architecture
  • Project: LOPEZ HOUSE
  • Location: Eagle Rock, California
  • Photography: Eric Staudenmaier
  • Area: 2,200 s.f.
  • Project Year: 2008 – 2013

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Naruse House in Machida, Japan by MDS Co.Ltd

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Article source: MDS Co.Ltd

The site is situated in a residential district on an undulating land in the suburb of Tokyo. The house stands on an irregular shaped lot facing a junction of three slightly sloping roads. Plan of the building is composed of exterior walls placed parallel to site perimeters, with garage and garden subtracted from those. Private rooms are provided along the exterior walls, and the remaining space is allocated for a public space for family gatherings. The shared space is defined by rotated walls set along spatial axis at various angles according to the surroundings, creating a sense of distortion in space. The ground level has stepped floors according to inclination of the land, and a floor that can be used as dining table is located at the center.

Image Courtesy © Masao Nishikawa

Image Courtesy © Masao Nishikawa

  • Architects: MDS Co.Ltd
  • Project: Naruse House
  • Location: Machida, Japan
  • Photography: Masao Nishikawa
  • Date of Completion: 2013
  • Structure: Wood
  • Site Area: 229.84m2
  • Total Floor Area: 94.91 m2
  • Material Information:
    • Exterior Finish: Yakisugi
    • Roof: Galvanized color steel sheet standing-seam roofing
    • Floor: Oak flooring
    • Wall: Acrylic emulsion paint + plaster board
    • Ceiling: Cedarboard uprightpaneling + OSCL

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TORREÃO HOUSE in Brasília, Brazil by Bloco Arquitetos

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Article source: Bloco Arquitetos

The house is located in a residential area in Brasília, far away from the urban center and occupied by small gated communities. This part of the city still presents some characteristics of the original countryside that has originated it, with wide open spaces and native vegetation. The young couple´s desire to have a house that would integrate itself with the surrounding landscape was the starting point of the project. Our objective was to use the architecture to highlight the landscape, not the other way around. An existing natural preservation area in the south and west sides of the plot and its strong descending slope towards the backside have both directed our response. A big existing artificial landfill located three meters below the street level was extended using the soil that was digged out for the construction of the house. We used the resulting space to place all the internal areas in only one level. That decision has allowed the house to remain partially hidden below the street level, providing an unblocked view to the landscape.

Image Courtesy © Haruo Mikami

Image Courtesy © Haruo Mikami

  • Architects: Bloco Arquitetos
  • Project: TORREÃO HOUSE
  • Location: Brasília, Brazil
  • Photography: Haruo Mikami
  • Authors: Matheus Seco, Daniel Mangabeira and Henrique Coutinho
  • Colaboration: Tatiana Lopes, Guilherme Mahana, Victor Machado, Bruno Pessoa and Rodrigo Scheel
  • Built Surface: 400sqm
  • Project Date: 2011
  • Construction: 2012-2014
  • Structural Engineer: André Torres
  • Electrical  and Plumbing Projects: Victor Silvério
  • Contractor: Moura Figueiredo
  • Physical Model: AEscala

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Villa VY in Mälarhöjden, Sweden by Kjellander + Sjöberg

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Article source: Kjellander + Sjöberg

Villa VY, Swedish for view, is designed for a family who wanted a robust new house, which is well adapted for their own desires and which is unconventional, with room for different degrees of joint activities, privacy and flexibility.

Image Courtesy © Åke E: son Lindman

Image Courtesy © Åke E: son Lindman

  • Architects: Kjellander + Sjöberg
  • Project: Villa VY
  • Location: Mälarhöjden, Stockholm
  • Photography: Åke E: son Lindman
  • Architects Team: Stefan Sjoberg & Annica Carlsson (Equator Stockholm)
  • Client: Private
  • Status: Completed
  • Size: 155 sq m
  • Year: 2008

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Villa in Germany by Stocker Dewes Architekten

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Article source: Stocker Dewes Architekten Building task was to re-use a former horse stable to a residential and office building. The space program includes office space with the necessary ancillary rooms and a residential unit for a three – person family. The building is situated on a plot, at the end of a valley, with a surrounding forest landscape. The design idea was to reflect again the structure of the forest in the choice of the material of facade and roof.

Image Courtesy © Yohan Zerdoun

Image Courtesy © Yohan Zerdoun

  • Architects: Stocker Dewes Architekten
  • Project: Villa
  • Location: Germany
  • Photography: Yohan Zerdoun
  • Software used: Vectorworks (by Nemetschek)
  • Structural engineers: Scherberger und Fritsch Beratende Bauingenieure GmbH, Freiburg im Breisgau (DE)
  • Award: Hugo-Häring-Auszeichnung 2014 BDA Kreisgruppe Freiburg/Breisgau Hochschwarzwald [Award]

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Dream – The DIY House by Asylum Creative Pte Ltd

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Article source: Asylum Creative Pte Ltd

The DIY House is a structure which utilizes the adhesive quality of adhesive tape. The resultant was a self-standing shelter; a structure basically produced out of a framework clad in adhesive tape.

Image Courtesy © Asylum Creative Pte Ltd

Image Courtesy © Asylum Creative Pte Ltd

Architects: Asylum Creative Pte Ltd
Project: Dream – The DIY House (more…)

Marilia Project in São Paulo, Brazil by SuperLimão Studio

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Article source: SuperLimão Studio

The history of this house, located a few meters from Paulista Avenue, starts at the beginning of XX Century as the first legal blueprint dated on 1915 shows. Modest in proportions compared to the big houses in the region however rich in details, it has undergone for several reforms over its almost one century of existence.

Image Courtesy © Maira Acayaba

Image Courtesy © Maira Acayaba

  • Architects: SuperLimão Studio
  • Project: Marilia Project
  • Location: São Paulo, Brazil
  • Photography: Maira Acayaba
  • Built Area: 450sqm
  • Architecture Team: Lula Gouveia, Thiago Rodrigues, Antonio Carlos, Figueira de Mello, Sergio Cabral
  • Collaborators: Jan Ziober, Luiz Felipe Saes, Marcelo Rebelo, Luciana Uras
  • Structural Project Reinforcements: SuperLimão Studio and Ricardo Zulkes

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