Modern Home With Clusters Of Wooden Columns

Modern Home With Clusters Of Wooden Columns
Named after the initial of its owners, the 144-square-metre Y-house was designed by Watanabe’s Tokyo-based studio for a couple and their three children. What’s so special about it? Clusters of diagonal columns splay out like tree branches inside the house, they look unique and are practical at the same time. Intended to reference surrounding trees,... 
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Skinny Rotterdam House With Concealed Windows

Skinny Rotterdam House With Concealed Windows
Dutch architects Gwendolyn Huisman and Marijn Boterman designed this skinny house in Rotterdam for themselves, incorporating hidden windows into the black brick walls and adding a large indoor hammock. The house occupies a narrow gap of measuring just 3.4 meters wide and 20 meters deep between residences. The house’s proportions, which are narrow and long... 
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Unique Tower House Adapted For Twin Children

Unique Tower House Adapted For Twin Children
Tower House is a renovation and extension to a weatherboard home in Alphington, Victoria, Australia. Andrew Maynard Architects restored the original house, where there are two kids’ rooms, a bathroom and living spaces. A studio, bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and dining occupy the new part of the house. Tower House is the result of endless conversations... 
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Modern Home Of Several Geometric Structures

Modern Home Of Several Geometric Structures
Just outside of Poznań in Borówiec, Poland, mode:lina architekci designed the Fence House which presents as a geometric structure in contrasting colors from the outside. Two block-like volumes with pitched roofs and an off-center garage are composed of brick and concrete painted in black, white, and shades of grey giving the semi-traditional style a contemporary... 
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Modern Home With Angled Glazing Frames

Modern Home With Angled Glazing Frames
Building on a narrow plot can be challenging because the architects need to solve the problem of a small footing and accommodating everything necessary there. Vandenborre and Sys created Abeel House for a narrow plot in an up-and-coming neighborhood of the city and successfully solved all these problems. This compact family house is conceived as... 
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Modern Solis House For Indoor-Outdoor Living

Modern Solis House For Indoor-Outdoor Living
Known as Solis, the Hamilton Island house was designed by Renato D’Ettorre Architects. Solis was created from concrete, stone, block work and glass resulting in a succession of dramatic volumes incorporating aerial living spaces and private roofed outdoor zones. The residence is an open living and environmentally integrated home on Hamilton Island, built to withstand... 
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