Renovated concrete bungalow

Renovated concrete bungalow

American architect Craig McMahon has renovated and expanded a residence on a compact lot in San Antonio, Texas, to comfortably accommodate his family of three. The 2,200-square-foot (204-square-metre) House 334 is situated in the residential area of Alamo Heights, within… Continue Reading

Chic Polish Residence

Chic Polish Residence

Metaforma Architects completed the design of a modern residence in Poland that displays an interesting geometry. The body of the building consists of two intersecting cubes. The living area is located in the larger one, while the garage and the… Continue Reading

Beachfront cottage in Denmark

Beachfront cottage in Denmark

Several dozen cottages line a beach on the northeast coast of Funen, Denmark’s central island. Among them is this tiny house with roughly 16 m2 (172 ft2) on the ground floor, plus a sleeping loft. The floor plan is almost… Continue Reading

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

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