House for Trees

House for Trees




Vo Trong Nghia Architects has completed the latest in its House for Trees series – a property in Ho Chi Minh City featuring gardens set on top of multiple stacked levels that are visible through openings in the concrete walls.… Continue Reading




Taiwanese apartment by 2BOOKS design

Taiwanese apartment by 2BOOKS design




Contemporary Taiwanese apartment for a young family designed by 2BOOKS design studio and sustained in fresh, spacious language with Asians minimalist aesthetics and extensive concrete work. Thanks to the light organic materials palate that includes juxtaposition between the row concrete… Continue Reading




Winery converted into a family home

Winery converted into a family home




Lisbon-based practice Extrastudio has converted a winery in southern Portugal into a family home by covering its walls with red-pigmented mortar, introducing light wells and adding a black-bottomed swimming pool. The former winery was built by the client’s grandparents in… Continue Reading




Wikkelhouse: cardboard home

Wikkelhouse cardboard home




Fiction Factory, once a theater scenery company, has expanded its design and construction initiative to include a small-scale home, the Wikkelhouse. The design utilizes high strength cardboard as a main element of the structure. During the production process, the house-shaped… Continue Reading




Cozy Brazilian home

Cozy Brazilian home




It is amazing how the decor is able to completely transform a space. Before becoming the home of sales manager Julia Amado and engineer Adriano Bottas, this loft-like property in the charming Louveira Building in Higienópolis was occupied by a… Continue Reading




LEED Platinum residence

LEED Platinum residence




This LEED Platinum residence was designed for an artist by Andrew Mann Architecture in collaboration with Sherry Williamson Design, located in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. The project included a complete interior and exterior renovation, inspired by the simplicity… Continue Reading




Apartment for a DJ in Moscow

Apartment for a DJ in Moscow




Moscow-based architectural practice Oleg Klodt Architectural Bureau has created new interiors for an apartment in an historic Moscow building dating back to the turn of the twentieth century. The new interior design is eclectic, a synthesis of contemporary American loft… Continue Reading




Joshua Tree Residence

Joshua Tree Residence




An office comprising a cluster of angled shipping containers, proposed for a site in Germany by James Whitaker but never realised, is now being built as a home in the California desert. Photo-realistic renderings of the proposed home by the… Continue Reading




Mexico Residence

Mexico Residence




Mexico Residence is an elegant home located in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Designed by Olson Kundig Architects, it was completed in 2010. “Set on a sandy beach in Mexico, this seasonal vacation home allows its owner to entertain large numbers… Continue Reading