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Horizontal House in Pichincha, Ecuador by Juan Tohme

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Article source: Juan Tohme

Located in Zámbiza, a rural parish located north-east of the city of Quito, the work is implanted on a rectangular terrain of 11m wide by 42m long, which, the tectonic character of the house, Stresses the relationship with the landscape and the place.

Image Courtesy © JAG STUDIO

  • Architects: Juan Tohme
  • Project: Horizontal House
  • Location: ZAMBIZA, Pichincha, Ecuador
  • Photography: JAG STUDIO
  • ClientJORGE VILLACIS,GABRIELA CUESTA
  • Farah Design: JUAN BONILLA
  • Builder: CONSTRUCTORA JBA
  • Area: 255 m2
  • Project Year: 2015
  • Build Year: 2016

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Stormvillan in Hanko, Finland by Mer Arkkitehdit Oy

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Article source: Mer Arkkitehdit Oy

In the late 19th century, while Finland was still a Grand Duchy under Russia, Hanko was a popular spa resort for the Russian nobility. The endless meandering beaches are lined by leaning pine forests and grand wooden seaside villas.

Image Courtesy © Marc Goodwin

  • Architects: Mer Arkkitehdit Oy
  • Project: Stormvillan
  • Location: Hanko, Finland
  • Photography: Marc Goodwin
  • Construction design: Anders Westerlund
  • Constructor: Nyströms byggservice
  • Lead Architect: Julia Hertell
  • Area: 210 m2
  • Year: 2016

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Okura House in Auckland, New Zealand by Bossley Architects

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Article source: Bossley Architects

Designed for a sensitive ridge in rolling countryside, this house was depressed three metres into the existing ridgeline to minimise impact on the sea views from the neighbouring sites.

Image Courtesy © Ewen Cafe

  • Architects: Bossley Architects
  • Project: Okura House
  • Location: Auckland, New Zealand
  • Photography: Ewen Cafe
  • Software used: Vectorworks

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TRIM in Tokyo, Japan by Satoshi Kurosaki / APOLLO Architects & Associates

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Article source: Satoshi Kurosaki / APOLLO Architects & Associates 

After inheriting the house that his father had built, the client originally considered tearing it down and rebuilding. However, the thirty-some-year-old building had an authentic beauty to it, and its reinforced concrete structure was sound, so he decided to work with the existing framework. The renovation focused on interiors and appliances, while the exterior was left nearly untouched aside from the approach, windows, and doors.

Image Courtesy © Masao Nishikawa

  • Architects: Satoshi Kurosaki / APOLLO Architects & Associates
  • Project: TRIM
  • Location: Ohta ward, Tokyo, Japan
  • Photography: Masao Nishikawa
  • Mechanical Engineer: Naoki Matsumoto
  • Lighting design: SIRIUS LIGHTING OFFICE
  • Structure: Reinforced-concrete
  • Site Area: 268.39m2
  • Total Floor Area: 194.44m2
  • Design Period: October2014 – December2016

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Brick House in Brick Garden in PRUŠÁNKY, CZECH REPUBLIC by Jan Proksa

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Article source: Jan Proksa

Traditional villages in the Southern Moravia region of the Czech Republic are characterized by their distinctive urban planning. The streets are lined with L-shaped row houses neighbouring each other on narrow rectangular plots, each with its own long and narrow backyard. A single multi-generational family home typically consists of three parts: the street-facing house inhabited by parents with their children, a home for the grandparents bordering on a courtyard, and the remaining lot to the rear of the property which was traditionally used for small-scale farming. In general, the front-facing houses are more spacious and feature more elaborate construction techniques. The façade, for example, the house’s public presentation to the neighbourhood, is plastered and coloured in light natural tones. The rear buildings, however, typically remain unplastered, as such a solution was an unnecessary expense. The use of exposed brick architecture for the rear buildings was a simple, durable, and cost-effective solution which nonetheless radiated familiarity and warmth.

Image Courtesy © Jakub Skokan, Martin Tůma / BoysPlayNice

  • Architects: Jan Proksa
  • Project: Brick House in Brick Garden
  • Location: PRUŠÁNKY, CZECH REPUBLIC
  • Photography: akub Skokan, Martin Tůma / BoysPlayNice
  • Client: Private
  • Structural engineer: Daniel Lemák
  • Area: 55 m2
  • Manufacturers: Bricks, Nieuw rood bont gesinteld. Lights inside, Zumtobel. Lights outside, Jan Proksa. Bathroom fittings, Vola.
  • Project year: 2012
  • Completion: 2016

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Casa Jalapita in Tabasco, México by DaFdf Arquitectura y Urbanismo

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Article source: DaFdf Arquitectura y Urbanismo 

Project Description

Casa Jalapita is a touristic place in the coast of Tabasco that can be used for cultural events, gastronomy and astronomy, recreative events, yoga, meditation, team building, wellness and mindfulness. It is one of the destinations to visit on the new eco-tourism map that is being developed for the coastal area between Paraíso and Frontera.

Image Courtesy © DAFDF Paul van der Voort

  • Architects: DaFdf Arquitectura y Urbanismo
  • Project: Casa Jalapita
  • Location: Localidad de Jalapita, Municipio de Centla. Tabasco, México
  • Photography: DAFDF Paul van der Voort
  • Client: COCOLIEF
  • Architects in chargeArq. Paul van der Voort / Arq. Gabriela Bojalil
  • Colaborator: Arq. Cristian García Ramírez
  • Construction: 305 m2
  • Area: 1005 m2
  • Project Year: 2017

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Om House in Buenos Aires, Argentina by Besonias Almeida arquitectos

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Article source: Besonias Almeida arquitectos

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  • Architects: Besonias Almeida arquitectos
  • Project: Om House
  • Location: Costa Esmeralda, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Collaborators: Arch. Diorella Fortunati
  • Land area: 1535m2
  • Built area: 218m2

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House in Yamanashi, Japan by UENOA

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Article source: UENOA 

It is a house for young couple and three children.

This house faces new towns and old towns,Because this site is at the edge of a newly developed area.

Image Courtesy © Satoshi Shigeta

  • Architects: UENOA
  • Project: House in Yamanashi
  • Location: Yamanashi, Japan
  • Photography: Satoshi Shigeta, Naomichi Sode, UENOA
  • Architect in Charge: Yoshinori Hasegawa+Fumie Horikoshi
  • Structure: Ryotaro Sakata / Ryotaro Sakata Structural Design Office
  • Built Area (m2 or sqft): 117.89 m²
  • Completion Year: 2015

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Nightingale Decor in Los Angeles, California by Erika Winters Design

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Article source: Erika Winters Design

The house was built at the foot of a hill and —to make the most of the lot—concrete piling was done to have the necessary structure to meet the program required by the clients. It is a two-storey house with a flat roof and elevator that also has an attractive hill where herbal and fruit gardening was developed. It’s like a boat on the sky by the way it stands out from the piles and integrates into its environment.

Image Courtesy © Erika Winters

  • Architects: Erika Winters Design
  • Project: Nightingale Decor
  • Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Photography: Erika Winters
  • Construction: Channel Development Inc.
  • Year: November 2014

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Panel House in Venice, California by David Hertz FAJA & The Studio of Environmental Architecture

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Article source: David Hertz FAJA & The Studio of Environmental Architecture

The house is located on 28 x 89 foot lot on the Ocean Front Walk in Venice Beach. Due to the lots’ long and narrow dimensions, the design intent is to create a series of angled walls and reveals in the side elevations in order to provide for view corridors down the side yards to the ocean. The space between the tapered walls is used for pivot windows, which allow for the modulation of the natural prevailing breezes through the house.

Image Courtesy © David Hertz FAJA & The Studio of Environmental Architecture

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