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Sustainable House With Raw Stone Exterior

Fri, Oct 8, 2010 | Sustainable house designs

Camel Quarry House is built on the footprint of the burnt out ruin of the original house. The site features great views of natural landscape and blends with it very well thanks to the exterior done in raw stones combined with several wood inserts. Its form is simple – a rugged face reflecting the quarry and estuary and a smoother façade facing the more...Continue Reading...

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Sustainable House with Large Expanses Of Glass – Flyway View House by Jon Anderson

Sat, Sep 11, 2010 | Sustainable house designs

The Flyway View House is designed by Jon Anderson Architecture and located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The design’s concept was to maximize views of the bird habitat and to take advantage of solar exposure and passive ventilation. Simple sustainable materials and the thoughtful use of glass blends the indoor and outdoor living spaces. Overhangs...Continue Reading...

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Sustainable Clad House Blended with Surroundings – Hidden House by Standard

Sat, Aug 14, 2010 | Sustainable house designs

Hidden House by Standard Architecture is located on a serene 7-acre site in the Mount Washington area of Los Angeles. It’s a great example of open to outdoors house. It features two courtyards. The living space opens up to one of them, while the second one looks out over the city. The 3500 square feet home is made of sustainable materials including...Continue Reading...

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Sustainable House Design on an Artificial Island – Blue House by FARO Architecten

Tue, Jul 20, 2010 | Sustainable house designs

The Blue House is designed by Dutch architect Pieter Weijnen of FARO Architecten. It’s located on Steigereiland, one of seven artificial islands dredged from Amsterdam’s lJ Lake in IJburg. Its color reminds deep-blue waters that surround it and that’s how it gets its name. The house designed with sustainable use of energy in mind. The...Continue Reading...

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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...

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Vernacular Dry Stone House at The Pyrenees

Wed, Jun 16, 2010 | Home design

House at The Pyrenees is designed by Eduardo Cadaval and Clara Solà-Morales in a small village nested in the Pyrenees, Canejan, Catalonia, Spain. The vernacular dry stone house is a comfortable residence that have two units on a single envelope. It features amazing views over the valley, while an identical window located on the top of the roof, enables to...Continue Reading...

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Futuristic Home Made Of Corian and Designed by Karim Rashid

Mon, May 10, 2010 | Modern home designs

DuPont™ Corian® solid surface is one of the most versatile materials in the global marketplace today. There is a lot of furniture done from it nowadays and its amount continues to grow. During Milan Design Week 2010 a project called ‘Smart-ologic Corian® Living’ was presented. It’s done by canadian designer Karim Rashid and happened to...Continue Reading...

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Two Volume House Situated on a 160 Square Meter Strip of Land

The Kensington Lighthouse, located in Melbourne, Australia, on a 160 sqm strip of land. The house is made from two sunshells, connected around a courtyard by a rectangular timber lined volume running the length of the north boundary. This north boundary is a 4m high wall of the neighboring house. The ground level of the west end of the house contains entry,...Continue Reading...

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Pair of Connected Row Homes with Bamboo-Filled Courtyard

Mon, Jul 27, 2009 | Sustainable house designs

Building Arts Workshop (Jeff and Tracy Prose) are those why created The Orchid Street Cityhomes. These houses are not typical duplexes. They share a common wall, a garage and bamboo-filled courtyard. Both units are done in blend of wood cladding, masonry, glass, and slanting roofs and have two stories. Sense of calm could be felt as inside of homes as in...Continue Reading...

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Modernist House on the Slope with Commanding Views

Webster Wilson, the designer of this house on the slope of an extinct volcano in inner city Portland, implemented his vision of modernist design with a humanistic slant. While being designed in modern style the house is complimented by generous use of natural finished wood and stone. Principals of abundant open space and natural light are implemented in the...Continue Reading...

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