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

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

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

Stone house with natural wood interior

Stone house with natural wood interior

Oregon-based architecture firm Litmus undertook an amazing renovation of a cottage house of a horticulturalist, leaving its original landscaping intact and relocating the main entrance. A stone exterior entrance with a water feature welcomes residents and guests, inviting them into… Continue Reading

Seaside single house

Seaside single house

This attractive small house has an enviable location overlooking the seashore of Monte Argentario National Park in Tuscany. The architects from modostudio designed the 90 m2 (969 ft2) house within the remnants of a half-collapsed stone barn. The stones remained… Continue Reading

New York’s house by BFDO Architects

New York's house by BFDO Architects

The clients, an artist, poet and professor and her husband, a poet and administrator, purchased a row house in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, where they wanted to find interesting ways to bring color and light in and to create spaces for… Continue Reading

Laverne 2 by H3K Design

Laverne 2 by H3K Design

Palm Springs-based architectural practice, H3K Design, has completed the Laverne 2 project. Designed in 2014, the luxury family home was a top to bottom residential renovation including interior design project, and is located in Palm Springs, California. US. This mid-century… Continue Reading