Modern Cedar-Clad House Divided By Courtyards

Modern Cedar-Clad House Divided By Courtyards
House-shaped blocks and courtyards make up this cedar-clad residence in Christchurch, New Zealand, which architect Case Ornsby designed to replace another destroyed in the 2011 earthquake. The property features four volumes of various sizes and proportions that each accommodate different functions. Set between them are a series of outdoor spaces designed to be used at... 
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All Black House Design Of Three Gabled Volumes

All Black House Design Of Three Gabled Volumes
Sono Architects connected three gabled volumes in this Slovenian house. Family Villa XL is located on the outskirts of a new residential area and it is designed for a large family of seven. Area is dominated by typical Slovenian urban / rural landscape, that is why the design paraphrases the surrounding typical architectural elements giving... 
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Modern House With A Retro Car As A Focal Point

Modern House With A Retro Car As A Focal Point
The Bulgarian practice designed Pagoda House to fit into the hillside, linking with an elevated garden tucked behind the bulk of the building on higher ground. Inside, a glass wall inserted between the stairwell and a built-in garage makes the owner’s classic car a decorative piece when it is not in use. Located on a... 
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Modern And Stylish Home Embracing The Surroundings

Modern And Stylish Home Embracing The Surroundings
With LEED-certified sustainability on the top of their list, a couple sets the bar for their new Los Angeles home. The house by Fleetwood Fernandez Architects embraces its surroundings. A landscape of native grasses designed by GSLA Studio complements the raw textures of the concrete front facade. The house was designed as a long, linear... 
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Concrete Modern House Made Of Several Stacked Volumes

Concrete Modern House Made Of Several Stacked Volumes
Angela Tsementzis’ Concrete House is perched on a slope within the quiet and leafy location. Tsementzis envisioned a structure, which would keep the surrounding nature in full focus, designing out any decorative elements that would pull attention away from the building’s natural context. The result was a series of minimal, streamlined stacked volumes, featuring large... 
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Studhorse Residence Interacting With The Surroundings

Studhorse Residence Interacting With The Surroundings
The Studhorse residence was designed to represent the bridge between nature, culture and people, it’s divided into four buildings serving as unattached structures. They are all organized around a central courtyard and the pool. Each section has its own function and manages to capture the views and to interact with the surroundings in a unique... 
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