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The Boathouse in Lake of the Woods, Canada by Cibinel Architecture

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Article source: Cibinel Architecture

Nestled within a rocky shoreline, The Boathouse is designed for day and night time lounging and entertainment. It is situated at the edge of a densely forested north facing slope with dramatic cliff faces. In addition to needing boat parking and year-round storage, the client wanted a space that captured a full day’s sunlight as well as the northeastern views over the water.

Image Courtesy © Cibinel Architecture

  • Architects: Cibinel Architecture
  • Project: The Boathouse
  • Location: Lake of the Woods, Canada
  • Software used: sketch up, Vectorworks
  • Engineer: Hanuschak Consulting Inc.
  • Contractor: The Custom Woodworking Co.
  • New Construction: 2,500 sq. ft.
  • Completed: 2016

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HOUSE H1740 in Valdisotto, Italy by BEARprogetti

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Article source: BEARprogetti 

The Architect designed the groundfloor of this 70’s wood and stones chalet to allow a young freelancer’s dreams coming true looking for a retreat away from the hustle and bustle that will restore his energies.

In this, as in many other BEAR signed projects, all the furnishings were designed by the architect and skillfully made by the team of local craftsmen who joined the Studio.

Image Courtesy © Andrea Pozzi

  • Architects: BEARprogetti
  • Project: HOUSE H1740
  • Location: Valdisotto, Italy
  • Photography: Andrea Pozzi
  • Client: a young freelancer
  • Gross Floor Area: 62 mq
  • Completion: 2014

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Black House in Christchurch, New Zealand by MCAS-Max Capocaccia Architecture Studio

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Article source: MCAS-Max Capocaccia Architecture Studio 

The brief required a rectangular floor plan, whilst the creation of partition walls not to celling height and small separations between elements achieved captivating interior spaces that detract from the simple form.

The whole of the North façade and part of the West are glazed so that the entire view is accessible from the living area, dining and kitchen.

Image Courtesy © MCAS-Max Capocaccia Architecture Studio

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Fluid House in Taipei, Taiwan by CJ STUDIO

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Article source: CJ STUDIO 

A city, from a multinational corporation’s perspective, is a local node to which its different components are distributed. Together with other cities where other parts are spread over, the corporation functions as a whole within the global network, thus it is inevitable for a multination business proprietor to fly between nodes to keep the company on track. The client of this project happens to be one of this sort, which brings up an issue of what a house could be like when its owner does not actually live there but just periodically visiting. The loose linkage allows the house divert from the conventional path and requires a new identity. As it only has to function occasionally, the house is more like a private deluxe hotel suite rather than a real home but is required to act like a real one when it performs. Besides the basic provision of living, it is crucial that there are certain flexible designs for diverse programs like relaxed socializing, entertainment and work.

Image Courtesy © CJ STUDIO

  • Architects: CJ STUDIO
  • Project: Fluid House
  • Location: Taipei, Taiwan

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6 Leadwood Loop in South Africa by Metropole Architects

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Article source: Metropole Architects 

The architecture of 6 Leadwood Loop was designed in accordance with Feng Shui principles. The square geometry of the floor plan is aligned with the cardinal axis. The shape, position and orientation of all the spaces and bodies of water were guided by Feng Shui protocols.

Image Courtesy © Grant Pitcher

  • Architects: Metropole Architects
  • Project: 6 Leadwood Loop
  • Location: South Africa
  • Photography: Grant Pitcher
  • Software used: Autocad
  • Interior Design: Ann Alderton Bespoke, Feng Shui
  • Consultants: Albert Leroux and Michael Ruthven
  • Main Contractor: Sygnatur
  • Projects Structural Engineers: Young and Satharia
  • Trends Landscape Implementation: Lynch Frog Landscapes

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House moser in Neustift im Stubaital, Austria by madritsch * pfurtscheller

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Article source: madritsch * pfurtscheller

A 150 year-old barn that was no longer in use (and was about to be demolished) was torn down at its original site and rebuilt on the building site (about 800 meters further).
The required rooms were woven into it, with the existing structure informing the shapes and materials of the new. On the outside, the barn remains mostly unchanged, showing its cultural history, yet not as a landmark, but filled with new life. So it is in use once again and save from decay or demolition.

Image Courtesy © madritsch * pfurtscheller

  • Architects: madritsch * pfurtscheller
  • Project: House moser
  • Location: Neustift im Stubaital, Austria

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WH Residence in Odessa, Ukraine by M3 architects

Monday, September 18th, 2017

Article source: M3 architects 

The residence is located in Odessa, Ukraine near the Black Sea coastal area. The neighborhoods of Arcadia is the main resort  area in Ukraine which was defined like a main clubbing center of the country. The residence is erected from structures of two houses.  Both buildings contain the same number of functions. The main facades of these two buildings are combined into a composition and  oriented to a luxury apartment house. This solution of two buildings makes the facade visually reserved and provide privacy to the owners.

All functional areas are divided into three groups- private, public and technical areas.

Image Courtesy © Antony Garets

  • Architects: M3 architects
  • Project: WH Residence
  • Location: Odessa, Ukraine
  • Photography: Antony Garets
  • Principal Architect: Illia Temnov
  • Structure: reinforced concrete frame with walls’ foam blocks filling Manufacturers/Products
  • Aluminium windows: Reynaers Aluminum CS86HI

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House of Valley in Novellara, Italy by KM 429 architecture

Monday, September 18th, 2017

Article source: KM 429 architecture 

The project area is located at the edge of Zone of Luxury Environment within the perimeters of the areas ‘ZPS’ and ‘SIC’ at Bettolino, among the municipality of Novellara, Reggiolo and Fabbrico. The new house will be built in one of the most picturesque and typical zones of the reggiana plain, with its rare historical landscape and naturalistic value, fruit of the spontaneous fusion between nature and human work centuries old. This landscape, consolidated over centuries by a continuous rural work remained unchanged in forms and methods, has acquired a distinctive and unique look inside the reggiano. The compact in shape and volume house, even if in its limited forms, resumed the characteristcs of the typical rural buildings in these areas, with the roof in two pitches.

Image Courtesy © Simone Bossi photographer

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TREE VILLA at Forest Hills in Maharashtra, India by Architecture BRIO

Monday, September 18th, 2017

Article source: Architecture BRIO 

The Tree Villa perches on the cliff of a 160 acre hilltop ‘treesort’ property surrounded by a meandering river landscape. The idyllic setting in Tala on the West coast of India, is a stone’s throw away from the Kuda caves. Nearly 20 centuries ago, Buddhist monks instinctively understood the qualities of this meditative landscape and made the hills their home. The Tree Villa was conceived by Architecture BRIO as a celebration of this landscape by creating  a series of blurred transitional spaces with different levels of transparency and openness within this forested tropical setting.

Image Courtesy © Architecture BRIO

  • Architects: Architecture BRIO
  • Project: TREE VILLA at Forest Hills
  • Location: Tala, Maharashtra, India
  • Client: Forest Hills, Tala
  • Design Team: Robert Verrijt, Shefali Balwani, Khushboo Asrani
  • Area: 225 sq.m.
  • Completed: January 2017

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RK House in Paraná, Brazil by AP Architetos

Monday, September 18th, 2017

Article source: AP Architetos 

AP Arquitetos was founded in 2010 and seeks to establish a contemporary architectural language, experimental and still focused on local and historical values. We understand architecture much more as a methodological process in which several professionals act together. With this vision we can reach new ideas and concepts that can be applied in a practical way and with a high degree of innovation and experimentalism. Our process works each project in a unique way, that is, with a “tailoring” thought. The firm has projects in several Brazilian cities besides Peru, Italy and the USA.

Image Courtesy © Alexandre Kenji

  • Architects: AP Architetos 
  • Project: RK House
  • Location: Wilson Gomes Ramos Street, Abranches, 405, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil
  • Photography: Alexandre Kenji
  • Software used: Revit
  • Team: Alexandre Bessa, Thiago Henning, Gabriel Yuji, Rennan Ferreira
  • Authors: André Prevedello
  • Total built area (m2): 300.00 m²
  • Year of completion: 2015

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