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Unique House Reminding Of A Hare Form

Wed, Nov 21, 2012 | Minimalist home designs

The architecture and design of this house in Matsumoto, Japan, is inspired by the nature which surrounds this place, including the animal holes. Architect Takuya Tsuchida from 555 Studio tells that the feeling of the ambient was to be put into the stones of the building. The inside is decorated with concrete and wood which reminds of the birds’ nests....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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Very Modern Yet Not Minimalist House Design – Skywave House by Coscia Day

Who said that very modern house design should be minimalist? Skywave House by Coscia Day shows that isn’t exactly true. The 2,250 square feet house and is set on a 40 ft wide suburban lot in Venice, California. It’s main distinctive feature is a sculptural roof that reminds a breaking wave, which is suspended in time and space and floats over a...Continue Reading...

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Amazing LEED Home With a Very Vertical Design – HouseHillside House

This contemporary residence LEED Platinum home that spans four levels on a hill of Mill Valley, California. It is designed by San Francisco-based SB Architects, and built by well-known green builder McDonald Construction. The steep hillside site provides for a very vertical design with living and private zones situated on multiple separate floors. The total...Continue Reading...

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The Smart Home 2010 – Renovated Chicago’s Greenest House

Tue, Mar 16, 2010 | Sustainable house designs

The Smart Home is the Chicago’s greenest house located on the ground of the Museum of Science and Industry. It’s opened to public from 2008 but recently was renovated by Midwest Living. The home is designed to reflect the lifestyle of an empty-nester couple and features soft, organic textures and colors fused with a contemporary style — as...Continue Reading...

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Three Level House for Three Family Generations

Wed, Feb 24, 2010 | Sustainable house designs

Designed by Berkley-based McGlashan Architecture this house is located on a beautiful hillside in Marin Country, near San Francisco. Its form and color are inspired by the hillside landscape. It has three levels and three generations of an extended family live there. Roofs of all three levels are planted with drought resistant and native gardens. Besides...Continue Reading...

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Remodeled House With Large Manmade Pond Near It

Sat, Feb 13, 2010 | Sustainable house designs

Located on the peninsula south of San Francisco, this house sits on an internal suburban flag lot. It was build in 1950s but recently remodeled. A cool manmade pond that was there before become the thing that add a feeling of being at a vacation retreat to every day life. The site consist of four buildings – the main house, study, pool house anda...Continue Reading...

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Cool Wooden Frame House – Sag Harbor House

Sat, Feb 6, 2010 | Sustainable house designs

This house is a redesign of existing house in Sag Harbor, New York. The original house was a traditional old wooden house but surrounded by beautiful nature. That was used during the remodel so the new house is also has wooden frame and the interior is very well connected to the exterior. There are several decks, terraces and stairs so owners could easily...Continue Reading...

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Coastal House Design with Rear Sheltered Courtyard and Wood Fired Pizza Oven

This relaxing holiday home is located in Emu Bay, Australia. It features panoramic sea views but is protected from winds. There are several timber decked terraces which provide outdoor seating depending on wind direction. The sheltered rear courtyard, framed by two bedroom wings of the building, large water tanks and timber screens focuses on a wood fired...Continue Reading...

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House That Consists of Two Simple Cubes on a Remote Site

Fri, Nov 13, 2009 | Sustainable house designs

This house is located on a remote 10 acre site in Central Oregon. Only trees surround it. The house consists of two simple cubes, one for sleeping and one for living. The sleeping box is low & burrowed into earth, while the living box floats above, hovering just at treetop level. Thanks to its position, the living area has awesome views. The...Continue Reading...

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