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Sustainable City Home With Spacious Interior That Is Filled With Natural Light

Tue, Jun 29, 2010 | Block house designs

This private house on a former industrial area in the centre of Leiden, Netherlands, is designed by Pasel.Kuenzel. Its design solves two main needs of city homes: light and space. The house is divided into two parts, easily recognisable due to the differences in the materials used on the facades. The first, larger, part is contains bedrooms and a living...Continue Reading...


Patio House With The Bright Yellow Facade

Wed, Jun 9, 2010 | Block house designs

S-House is located one of the island of IJburg and designed by VMX Architects. In the design two classical typologies are combined: the patio villa and the manor house, or domus. Horizontally the house has been divided in three parts. The ground floor is designed as a basement, with the entrance to the house, the storage space, and a large play and hobby...Continue Reading...


Two Townhouses Half Block From the Beach – Alki Townhomes

Sat, Nov 14, 2009 | Block house designs

This project by Johnston Architects PLLC consists of two townhouses located a half block from the beach. They are locate in the Alki neighborhood in Seattle. Both houses have three bedroom with two master suites and equipped by a two-car garage. Glass facade and the rooftop desks capture views of the neighborhood, Seattle’s cityscape and the beach....Continue Reading...


Two Attached Houses with Smooth Cedar Skin

Thu, Aug 13, 2009 | Block house designs

These two attached houses are situated in the central neighborhood of North Williams Avenue, Portland. Their footprint is very small so they gain more living space by moving vertically. The shape of the houses is simple cube with windows with a dark skin of smooth cedar. The interior of each home is composed of two distinct spatial orders. The first is a...Continue Reading...


Modern Townhouse Design with Rooftop Garden by Brett Webber Architects

Sun, Jun 14, 2009 | Block house designs

Girard Townhouse is three story, 2900 square feet residence on Girard Avenue in Philadelphia. It is great example of modern urban infill construction. Girrard university is located right in front of it and add to beautiful views from the roof a remarkable collection of 19th century architecture. Besides that rooftop garden and penthouse offers of the Center...Continue Reading...


Old House Where Rustic Meet Modern Design by Formzone

Wed, Jun 3, 2009 | Block house designs

This 15th century house was renovated by interior designer Christian Speck of Formzone with modern comfort and style. The house is situated in the mountain village which was founded in 1186 and hasn’t any inhabitants for last 100 years. It has two entrances and two staircases because at the beginning two separate buildings were here. During the...Continue Reading...


Contemporary Block House Design

Tue, Mar 17, 2009 | Block house designs

This block house design is an experiment in maximizing daylight and living space in a traditional Philadelphia row house without losing privacy. Living spaces are made in double height with skylight which feeds natural light to every level of the house. The master bedroom and bath are situated on the third floor. The natural light floods them from 15′...Continue Reading...


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