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13 SELF-CONSTRUCTED HOMES in Palenciana, Spain by elisavalero arquitectura

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Article source: elisavalero arquitectura

The architecture belongs to the place, which conditions it and makes it singular. The urban layout and topography, and its ensuing definition as an observation space, as well as its insertion in the landscape, the lighting conditions and the use of materials are at the root of an idea that has materialized here in a way that continues popular Andalusian traditions—white houses in a white village.

Image Courtesy © Fernando Alda

  • Architects: elisavalero arquitectura (Elisa Valero Ramos)
  • Project: 13 SELF-CONSTRUCTED HOMES
  • Location: Palenciana, Córdoba, Spain
  • Photography: Fernando Alda
  • Building Surveyor: Luis Linares Rodríguez
  • Client: Junta de Andalucía
  • Constructor: homebuilders using PROYCO S.A.
  • Constructed Surface: 1.072,06 m2
  • Project / Work: October 1999 / july 2003

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Extension of a Post-War House in Zeist, The Netherlands by Lab-S + Kraal Architecten

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Article source: Lab-S

Contrast and balance in the same renovation project

A timber clad extension creates a new relationship between a brick semi-detached house and its green surrounding.

Kraal Architecten and Lab-S have joined forces for the renovation of a semi-detached house in Zeist, the Netherlands. The project consists of a large interior transformation with a total new layout and a new addition at the back of the original house.

Image Courtesy © Ed van Rijswijk

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Mornington Beach Houses in Victoria, Australia by Habitech Systems

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Article source: Habitech Systems 

This project on the Mornington foreshore creates two double storey houses on a lot facing Mills Beach and bordering the mouth of Tanti Creek with full utilisation of Habitech’s panel system.

Situated near Melbourne in the Victorian town of Mornington, the brief to design two beach houses was primarily driven by the opportunity to create living spaces with extensive northern views over Port Phillip Bay, and both the opportunities and limitations of its creek side location. One house has been designed for our clients to live in, with the second house being offered for sale upon completion.

Image Courtesy © Habitech Systems

  • Architects: Habitech Systems
  • Project: Mornington Beach Houses
  • Location: Victoria, Australia

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Refurbishment of an Apartment in the Italian Alps by Philipp Kammerer Architekt

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Article source: Philipp Kammerer Architekt

In the project the attic apartment of an apartment house was expanded by an additional room. The apartment is conformed over 2 floors. On the upper floor there are the living-room and the kitchen, on the lower the bedrooms.

Due to the client’s whish that the  extension should meet several uses, this expansion was consciously left without precise function.

Image Courtesy © Philipp Kammerer Architekt

  • Architects: Philipp Kammerer Architekt
  • Project: Refurbishment of an Apartment in the Italian Alps
  • Location: Italian Alps, Italy

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House in Tsubaki, Japan by PANDA – Person and Architecture

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Article source: PANDA – Person and Architecture

The site is located in a residential district, which is easily accessible from a principal road. It is a so-called “flagpole-shaped site”, meaning that the rectangular site is located at some distance from the public road and linked to it by a long and narrow path. The site is surrounded by two-story and three- story buildings on the four sides. The client requested an indoor garage so that he can enjoy looking at his beloved car from living room and also an inclined roof with solar panels.

Image Courtesy © Koichi Torimura

  • Architects: PANDA – Person and Architecture (Kozo Yamamoto, Shinji Ikeda)
  • Project: House in Tsubaki
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Photography: Koichi Torimura
  • Contractor: AZ Construction
  • Total Floor Area:94.81 sqm
  • Building Area:94.81sqm
  • Year:2014

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The Wood Duck in Québec, Canada by L’Abri

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Article source: L’Abri

The Wood Duck is L’Abri’s first built house design. A simple concept, rational plan and traditional methods of construction were put forward to simplify the construction of the project, self-build by a young carpenter with a modest budget. The architecture is humble : the little wood volume recedes in the landscape.

This little house was drawn for a young carpenter wishing to self-build his first home in Bolton, in the Eastern Townships of Quebec.

Image Courtesy © L’Abri

  • Architects: L’Abri
  • Project: The Wood Duck
  • Location: Québec, Canada
  • Software used: Autocad, SketchUp

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House Rheder II in Brakel, Germany by Falkenberg Innenarchitektur

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Article source: v2com

“In a time of excess we have built a house that makes the essentials tangible,” says the client.

The house has become a place of retreat, a building that deliberately withdraws and allows the surrounding landscape to present itself to the full. Over the softly rushing waters of the stream, with a wide view into the green East-Westphalian landscape, the stress and hustle and bustle of everyday life is quickly forgotten.

View from Rheder country park, Image Courtesy © Reimund Braun

  • Architects: Falkenberg Innenarchitektur
  • Project: House Rheder II
  • Location: Rheder, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Photography: Reimund Braun, Thomas Mayer
  • Project Completion: 2015

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Estrade Residence in Saint-Adolphe-d’Howard, Canada by MU Architecture

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Article source: v2com

Located in the verdant Laurentians in Quebec, the Estrade Residence reveals itself discretely on the shores of Lac de la Cabane in St-Adolphe d’Howard.

It is by studying the steep and rocky topography of the place that MU Architecture decided to highlight the peculiarities of this site with an adapted and captivating architectural intervention. The first objective was to design a house in total harmony with its environment.

Image Courtesy © Ulysse Lemerise Bouchard

  • Architects: MU Architecture
  • Project: Estrade Residence
  • Location: St-Adolphe d’Howard, Quebec, Canada
  • Photography: Ulysse Lemerise Bouchard (YUL Photo)
  • Project team: Jean-Sébastien Herr, Charles Côté, Jean-Philippe Bellemare, Pierre-Alexandre Rhéaume, Floriane Deléglise
  • Contractor: Paul Lalonde et fils
  • Project Area: 3600 sq.ft
  • Construction: Décembre 2015

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ANDARZGOO RESIDENTIAL BUILDING in Tehran, Iran by Ayeneh office

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Article source: Ayeneh office

The Andarzgoo Residential Building was built in five units ,each one with three bedrooms, on a land with the area of 215 m2. The ground floor included parking area, yard and the entrance while storage rooms, mechanical room, and gym were placed on the basement.

Image Courtesy © Farshid Nasrabadi

  • Architects: Ayeneh office
  • Project: ANDARZGOO RESIDENTIAL BUILDING
  • Location: Tehran- Iran
  • Photography: Farshid Nasrabadi
  • Graphics: Ali Karbasi
  • Architect in Charge: Ali Dehghani & Ali Soltani & Atefeh Karbasi
  • Built area: 1136 sqm
  • Project year: 2015

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Student Residence 179 rooms in La Verrière, France by ITAR architectures

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Article source: Metropolis Communication

The residence is the first apartment building on the site of the urban renewal program implemented around the station. It is perceived as a flagship project, intended to strengthen the town’s identity. Outlines, scales, volumes and materials, defined in particular during the studies carried out for this “pilot” building project, enabled the definition of urban rules that will shape future projects all around it. It is a compact building where the work on the composition of volumes made it possible to integrate it into the loose urban fabric while simultaneously restructuring the latter. The complex composition of the façades is rendered visible across the entire length of the building through the differentiation of volumes, setbacks and materials. The prow black enameled brick marks the corner of the two future streets. Splitting the two volumes creates a more diverse morphology in the existing cityscape, while also marking the linear rhythm of the façades through fractures of several stories and top floor setbacks creating a greater sense of lightness.

Image Courtesy © 11h45

  • Architects: ITAR architectures
  • Project: Student Residence 179 rooms
  • Location: La Verrière, France (78)
  • Photography: 11h45
  • Project Management: Linkcity, Buyer, Efidis
  • General contractor and Engineering firm: Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France – Habitat social
  • Surface: 
    • 4 875 m² floor area
    • 3 476 m² gross surface area
  • Cost: 7,6 M€ excluding VAT
  • Calendar:
    • Permit obtained: August 2014
    • Construction launch: December 2014
  • Completion: July 2016

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