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House in Mayuv in Kishiwada, Japan by Naoko Horibe

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Article source: Naoko Horibe

The client requested a design that would melt into the surrounding paddy landscape as well as provide a safe, stable living environment for generations to come.

The architect responded with a plan that incorporates multiple courtyards, ensuring the privacy necessary for an open lifestyle even if homes are built on surrounding lots in the future. If two generations with different schedules eventually share the home, the courtyards will also provide a comfortable degree of distance between the living spaces occupied by various members of the household.

Image Courtesy © Kaori Ichikawa

Image Courtesy © Kaori Ichikawa

  • Architects: Naoko Horibe
  • Project: House in Mayuv
  • Location: Kishiwada, Japan
  • Photography: Kaori Ichikawa
  • Design to completion: Aplil 2012-February 2013
  • Primary usage: Residence
  • Structure: wooden construction, single story above ground
  • Family structure: Couple with a child
  • Site area: 449.31m2
  • Building area: 140.77m2
  • Total floor space: 137.46m2

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Holiday house in Nannup, Australia by iredale pedersen hook

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Article source: iredale pedersen hook  

The Nannup Holiday house forms part of a wandering path through the landscape from Perth to Nannup. This path dialogues with the landscape of intense forest, meandering river and rolling hills, each experience is carefully choreographed to enrich the occupancy of the house. A Jeykll and Hyde experience of the landscape is carefully controlled through oscillating vertical (forest) and horizontal (horizon) openings and the contrast of grounded and floating experiences. While the exterior dialogues with the numerous fallen trees, the interior is revealed through a sequence of ‘growth rings’ coded and extruded in relation to the building program.

Image Courtesy © Peter Pennetts

Image Courtesy © Peter Pennetts

  • Architects: iredale pedersen hook
  • Project: Holiday house
  • Location: Nannup, Australia
  • Photography: Peter Pennetts
  • Software used: Vectorworks and Card models.
  • Architectural Project Team: Adrian Iredale, Finn Pedersen, Martyn Hook, Drew Penhale, Caroline Di Costa, Jason Lenard, Matthew Fletcher, Tyrone Cobcroft.
  • Structural Engineer: Terpkos Engineering, Builder- Brolga Developments and Construction
  • Completion date: November 2013

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PF single family house in Trento, Italy by burnazzi feltrin architetti

Friday, April 18th, 2014

Article source: burnazzi feltrin architetti 

The PF single family house, the remodeling and rebuilding of an already existing edifice, lies half way along the ridge below the medieval castle of Pergine Valsugana and it is located in an ideal position, both as to the beautiful view on the valley it enjoys and the sun exposure, excellent all year around.

Image Courtesy © Carlo Baroni

  • Architects: burnazzi feltrin architetti 
  • Project: PF single family house
  • Location: Trento, Italy
  • Photography: Carlo Baroni
  • Software used: Autocad
  • CLIENT: private
  • TEAM: Burnazzi Elisa arch., Feltrin Davide arch. and Pegoretti Paolo arch.
  • STRUCTURAL DESIGN: Roberto Svaldi ing.
  • HEATING SYSTEM: Giuliano Cattani ing
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: Mirco Girardi  per. ind.
  • YEAR OF COMPLETION: 2009
  • TOTAL AREA: 430 m2 (only Enlargement)
  • CUBAGE: 1732 m3 (only Enlargement)

CASA BE in Paredes, Portugal by Spaceworkers

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Article source: Spaceworkers

The idea of a vernacular architecture (forgotten) and how it seeks to form a clear speech between the landscape and programmatic needs is something that we always admire.

A very successful example of this discourse, are the structures to support agriculture (normally function barns / granary), which in a more or less random would punctuate the countryside, as blocks of ephemeral appearance that levitated on the ground.

Image Courtesy © FG+SG

  • Architects: Spaceworkers
  • Project: CASA BE
  • Location: Paredes, Portugal
  • Photography: FG+SG
  • Principal architects: Henrique Marques e Rui Dinis
  • Year: 2007 – 2013
  • Size: 800m2
  • Client: Private
  • Project Team: Rui Rodrigues, Sérgio Rocha, Daniel Neto, Vasco Giesta e José Carlos
  • Diretor Financeiro: Carla Duarte
  • Engineering: aspp ENGENHEIROS, Lda

ANORO HOUSE in Sant Esteve de Palautordera by Anna & Eugeni Bach, arquitectes

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Article source: Anna & Eugeni Bach, arquitectes

The project consists on the extension of an existing weekend house near the village of Sant Esteve de Palautordera, one hour north from Barcelona.

The existing house had been enlarged with small additions after its completion, but the new room program almost doubled the original surface of the house, and therefore, the new construction couldn´t be understood as one more new volume added to the original. The strategy, from the very beginning, was to treat the overall project as a “dancing couple”, where every part has its own role while dancing the same song.

Image Courtesy © Jordi Bernadó

  • Architects: Anna & Eugeni Bach, arquitectes
  • Project: ANORO HOUSE
  • Location: c/ Ocells, 9, Sant Esteve de Palautordera
  • Photography: Jordi Bernadó
  • Collaborators: Albert Cabrer, Gracinda Ferreira, Carina Silva
  • Date of completion: 2013
  • Built surfgace: 242 m2 (128 m2 new house + 114 m2 refurbishment)
  • Promoter: Anoro-Clusa family
  • Constructor: Calam Tapias Construccions

Flexhouse in Chicago, Illinois by Interface Studio Architects + Sullivan Goulette & Wilson

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Article source: Interface Studio Architects + Sullivan Goulette & Wilson

This 8-unit townhouse development occupies a well located site in the emerging Logan Square neighborhood northwest of downtown Chicago, just two blocks from a major train station. The open floor plans and flexibility of the interiors reflect a sense of simplicity and respond to the needs of contemporary living. The exterior strategy uses fiber cement lap siding and large metal window projections in a composition that retains a sense of a coherent urban block while marking each home as unique.

Image Courtesy © Ranquist Development Group

  • Architects: Interface Studio Architects + Sullivan Goulette & Wilson
  • Project: Flexhouse
  • Location: 2801 – 2815 W Shakespeare Avenue Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Photography: Ranquist Development Group
  • Dates: 2013
  • Project Phase: Concept Design
  • Client: Ranquist Development Group / Zev Group
  • Design Architect: Interface Studio Architects, Philadelphia, PA
  • Project Architect: Sullivan Goulette& Wilson, Chicago, IL
  • Structural Engineers: SP Engineers, Chicago, IL
  • General Contractor: John James Construction, Inc., Chicago, IL
  • Area (if applicable): 13,000 SF (approx)

Mixed Use Infill 3 Houses and an Office in Antwerp, Belgium by Collectief Noord Architecten

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Article source: Collectief Noord Architecten

Three pavillions and a house give shape to an urban garden in the city centre. Each pavillion is similar to the other, but differ like brothers do. Concrete garden blocks in the facade sustain the expression of a garden folly and remind us of the attempts of Wright and Sullivan to democratize ornament. On top of each pavillion there is a roof pavillion: a garden in a garden in the city.

Image Courtesy © Filip Dujardin

  • Architects: Collectief Noord Architecten
  • Project: Mixed Use Infill 3 Houses and an Office
  • Location: Antwerp, Belgium
  • Photography: Filip Dujardin, Liesbet Goetschalckx, Collectief Noord Architecten
  • Completion: august 2011
  • Design team: Erik Wieërs, Dirk Somers, Sarah Poot, Peter Wils, Christopher Paesbrugghe, Elke Hoendervangers
  • Project cost: 1.200.000 excl. VAT
  • Structural Engineering: Util Struktuurstudies
  • Landscape: Land Landschapsarchitecten

FOREST HOUSE IN IZABELIN NEAR WARSAW, POLAND by BIURO ARCHITEKTONICZNE BARYCZ & SARAMOWICZ

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Article source: BIURO ARCHITEKTONICZNE BARYCZ & SARAMOWICZ

In Izabelin Północny near Warsaw, at Białego Orła street, a villa of shingles and gabions was built to a design by Barycz and Saramowicz Architectural Office. This imposing, luxurious residence is contrarily called A Little House in the Forest, with reference to a playful name of the pre-war villa of the great Polish writer, Melchior Wańkowicz, located in Żoliborz in Warsaw (“The Tiny House”), as it is located on a beautiful plot of land, covered with old pine trees.

COURTESY OF BIURO ARCHITEKTONICZNE BARYCZ & SARAMOWICZ

  • Architects: BIURO ARCHITEKTONICZNE BARYCZ & SARAMOWICZ
  • Project: FOREST HOUSE
  • Location: IZABELIN NEAR WARSAW, POLAND, ORŁA BIAŁEGO STREET
  • Photography: BIURO ARCHITEKTONICZNE BARYCZ & SARAMOWICZ
  • ARCHITECT IN CHARGE: RAFAL BARYCZ, Ph.D / PAWEL SARAMOWICZ, Ph.D
  • GENERAL CONTRACTOR: DMD INVESTMENT
  • PLOT AREA: 1.800 m²
  • BUILDING USABLE FLOOR AREA: 470 m²
  • BUILDING CUBIC VOLUME: 2.620 m³

CASA31_4 Room House by iredale pedersen hook & Caroline Di Costa Architect

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Article source: iredale pedersen hook & Caroline Di Costa Architect 

Conceptual Framework

CASA31_4 Room House re-interprets the role of memory, tradition and social and cultural value in a rich spatial experience that is simultaneous familiar yet unfamiliar. Our architecture preserves and reinterprets the past, history is layered but never erased, fragments of the past continually remind us that we are only another layer in the rich and unfolding history of this place.

Image Courtesy © Peter Bennetts

  • Architects: iredale pedersen hook & Caroline Di Costa Architect
  • Project: CASA31_4 Room House
  • Photography: Peter Bennetts
  • Software used: Vectorworks and card models.
  • Architectural Project Team: Caroline Di Costa, Adrian Iredale, Finn Pedersen, Martyn Hook, Brett Mitchell, Sinan Pirie, Matthew Fletcher.
  • Structural Engineer: Terpkos Engineering
  • Builder: Hugo Homes
  • Completion: December 2013

Cuña house in Lorquí, Spain by AQSO arquitectos office

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Article source: AQSO arquitectos office

This house occupies a narrow plot located in a new residential area. The slender shape and the sloping roof stand out in the landscape as a wedge ascending against the slight slope of the land.

The residence is located in Lorquí, a small town in Southern Spain surrounded by a landscape shaped by eroded hills known as ‘Montes Blancos’. The ascending shape of the house outlines a triangular elevation standing over the terrain, capturing views towards the Segura River´s meadow.

Image Courtesy © AQSO arquitectos office

  • Architects: AQSO arquitectos office
  • Project: Cuña house
  • Location: Lorquí, Spain
  • Subtitle: Private residence in Lorquí
  • Ground Floor Area: 185 sqm
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