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House XL in Slovenia by SoNo arhitekti

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Article source: SoNo arhitekti

Family Villa XL is located on the outskirts of a new residential area and it is designed for a large family of seven. Area is dominated by typical Slovenian urban / rural landscape, that is why the design paraphrases the surrounding typical architectural elements . The house is conceptually formed from two mutually parallel volumes and one connecting volume, which is placed perpendicularly to the other two. All the volumes are elongated with symmetrical gable roofs. Shortest volume is extended into a roofed carport.

Image Courtesy © Žiga Lovšin

  • Architects: SoNo arhitekti
  • Project: House XL
  • Location: Slovenia
  • Photography: Žiga Lovšin
  • Site Area: 1780 m2
  • Net Area: 410 m2
  • Year of Conclusion: 2016

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Villa G in Sardinia, Italy by GAAP studio associati

Monday, June 11th, 2018

Article source: GAAP studio associati

Villa G is located in Pantogia, a hill facing the wonderful Pevero bay, just two steps from Porto Cervo, an exclusive vacation place for the international jet set.

The original villa, composed by two different houses built during the ‘70s on a plot of 5’000 Sq. m, has been completely refurbished and enlarged; only its structure has been maintained.

Image Courtesy © Fernando Guerra

  • Architects: GAAP studio associati
  • Project: Villa G
  • Location: Porto Cervo, Costa Smeralda, Sardinia (Italy)
  • Photography: Fernando Guerra 
  • Dimensions: 

    • Plot Area: Sq. m 4’670 
    • Internal flooring (net area): Sq. m 400 
    • Basement Area: Sq. m 120 
    • Out of Ground Area: Sq. m 280 
    • Floring (gross area – including walls): Sq. m 520 
    • Basement Area: Sq. m 170 
    • Out of Ground Area: Sq. m 350 
    • Dependance Area: Sq. m 40 (gross area) – Sq. m 26 (net area) 
    • Swimming Pool Area: Sq. m 230 
  • Completion Year: spring 2016

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The Books House in Sydney, Australia by Luigi Rosselli Architects

Monday, June 11th, 2018

Article source: Luigi Rosselli Architects

A Calligrapher handed three books to his wife, she placed them in a random stack on the table… “We want The Books House”… they said.

The Architect understood that the books were not only a reference to a home he had previously designed named The Six Degrees of Separation, but also to the ledges and shelves of Sydney-Hawkesbury sandstone outcrops that surface on the steep escarpments of the northern side of Sydney Harbour, including the block of land owned by the Calligrapher and the Businesswoman.

Image Courtesy © Justin Alexander

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Villa St Tropez in France by SAOTA

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Article source: SAOTA

This residence is a modern interpretation of St Tropez living. The contemporary, rectilinear, cubic design was carefully considered to blend in with the more traditional residences that are prevalent in the area.

Image Courtesy © Adam Letch

  • Architects: SAOTA
  • Project: Villa St Tropez
  • Location: St Tropez, France
  • Photography: Adam Letch
  • Architects of Record: Libre Architecture Concept
  • Project Team: Stefan Antoni & Thomas Paturle

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Castagnola in Lugano, Switzerland by HERZOG & DE MEURON

Sunday, May 27th, 2018

Article source: HERZOG & DE MEURON 

The well-preserved gardens of the 17th century Villa Favorita, lining the shores of Lake Lugano at the foot of Monte Bré, are of great historical significance. The 13 romanticist buildings situated in the gardens were erected between 1687 and 1932. Their historicizing style is characteristic of Ticino architecture and, in fact, generally of the villas on the lake shores of northern Italy. Originally, the Villa Favorita was a freestanding, single ensemble of buildings between Lugano and Castagnola. Today it is surrounded by modernist blocks of housing from the second half of the 20th century. This modern architecture, is also a typical Ticino style, that emerged in response to the appeal of the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland as a second home and a financial center.

Image Courtesy © Studio Daulte

  • Architects: HERZOG & DE MEURON
  • Project: Castagnola
  • Location: Lugano, Switzerland
  • Photography: Studio Daulte, Dani Hunziker
  • Client: Fausto Candolfi
  • Partner in Charge: Jacques Herzog, Pierre de Meuron, Christine Binswanger
  • Project Team: Martin Fröhlich (Associate, Project Director), Dieter, Mangold (Associate) bis 2011, Giulio Rigoni ab 2012, Christian Voss,Anna Jach, Alessandro Farina, Fernando Alonso, Hans Focketyn, Alexander Sadao, Franz, Martin Fröhlich, Yuko Himeno, Karina Hüssner, Kentaro Ishida, (Associate), Ondrej Janku, Mateo Mori Meana, Adriana Müller, Jochen, Seelos, Basil Spiess
  • Construction Management: Encotech SAGL, Lugano, Switzerland
  • Electrical Engineering: Pro Enggineering AG, Basel, Switzerland
  • HVAC Engineering: Tebit Haustechnik AG, Binningen, Switzerland

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Knock Knock Heon in Seoul, South Korea by guga Urban Architecture

Friday, May 11th, 2018

Article source: guga Urban Architecture

Knock Knock Heon is located in the border of Seoul, surrounded by an exceptional landscape made up by a forest in the foreground and the famous Bukhansan in the background. Both the architect and the client agreed that the relationship to the mountain would be the guiding line of the project.

Image Courtesy © Young-chae Park

  • Architects: guga Urban Architecture
  • Project: Knock Knock Heon
  • Location: Hanok Village, Jingwan-dong, Eunpyeong-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Photography: Young-chae Park
  • Lead Architects: Junggoo Cho
  • Design Team: Jiyoung Joe, Soomin Yang, Jinkyeong Park
  • Gross Built Area (square meters or square foot): 175.02 m2
  • Completion Year: 2016

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Villa Boscana in Majorca, Spain by OLARQ OSVALDO LUPPI ARCHITECTS

Friday, May 11th, 2018

Article source: OLARQ OSVALDO LUPPI ARCHITECTS 

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Form must be forceful. If not, it’s not form.

A double-storey volume of exposed concrete is embedded in the rock generating a cantilever that occupies a whole floor in the form of a wooden base.

Raw concrete, natural wood, black metal, water, rocks and vegetation are the only elements.

The crystal pool seems to float in the same water it contains. There are no windows, just the absence of walls.

Image Courtesy © Mauricio Fuertes

  • Architects: OSVALDO LUPPI ARCHITECTS
  • Project: Villa Boscana
  • Location: Son Vida, Palma, Majorca, Spain
  • Photography: Mauricio Fuertes
  • Floor Area: 800 m²
  • Year: 2011 – 2013

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Vila Amélia in Sertãozinho, Brazil by VAGA

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Article source: VAGA 

Dwelling in Sertãozinho-SP, Brazil built through the “Minha Casa Minha Vida” program, offering attractive financing conditions for low-income families.

Memorial

The rough, sturdy exterior of the stone contains and protects the preciousness in its interior. By closing itself to the street, the building conserves in its center what in it exists of most valuable, the void. The patio here plays the role of an articulation element and stage for everyday life. The existence of the central space as an event and nucleus of spatial organization is an incentive to the encounter of people and collective coexistence.

Image Courtesy © Leonardo Finotti

  • Architects: VAGA
  • Project: Vila Amélia
  • Location: Sertãozinho – SP, Brasil
  • Photography: Leonardo Finotti
  • Authors: Fernando O’Leary, Pedro Domingues, Pedro Faria
  • Client: 2R Empreendimentos Imobiliários
  • Construction Cost: 1,300 BRL /m2 (about 400 USD/ m2)
  • Plot Area: 528m2
  • Built Area: 580m2
  • Construction Year: 2017

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Lacy Brick in London, England by Pamphilon Architects

Sunday, May 6th, 2018

Article source: Pamphilon Architects

Patterned red brick extension to a Victorian terraced house for a textiles designer. Bricks have been laid in a flemish bond with protruding headers to create the ‘Lacy Brick’ pattern. 

Image Courtesy © Victoria Bamforth Photography

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Villa IJsselzig in IJsselstein, The Netherlands by EVA architecten

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Article source: EVA architecten 

The villa is situated overlooking the river Hollandse IJssel. The riverside has been kept transparent to maximise the view, the dyke side has a more modest, closed character to guarantee privacy. The house refers to the neighbouring houses in the original ribbon development in terms of form but has a contemporary character with minimal details and rich colours. The copper roof and bricks have been chosen in the same shade of redbrown color to make the whole appear as one volume.

Image Courtesy © EVA architecten

  • Architects: EVA architecten
  • Project: Villa IJsselzig
  • Location: IJsselstein, The Netherlands
  • Contractor: Bouwbedrijf Bejaco
  • Contractor Installations: Terberg Totaal Installaties
  • Engineer Installations: Total Building Technology
  • Structional Engineer: Geelhoed
  • Interior Architect: NEST
  • Size: 250 m2
  • Year: 2016

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