Contemporary Home That Disappears In The Landscape

Contemporary Home That Disappears In The Landscape
The main goal throughout this entire project was to create a house that blends into its surroundings and disappears into the beautiful landscape. The topography of the land made it pretty easy to achieve that. The house which was named Witklipfontein Eco Lodge is located in Vredefort, South Africa. It was designed and built by... 
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Contemporary House Atop An Old Granite Mill

Contemporary House Atop An Old Granite Mill
The stone base of a former mill has been repurposed as a raised plinth for house in Scotland, designed by TAP Architects. The new home – called The Larch Mill on account of its black Siberian larch cladding – is designed to reference this history. Dug into a gently sloping site, the granite mill building... 
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Camp O Retreat With Minimal Impact On Nature

Camp O Retreat With Minimal Impact On Nature
New York architect Maria Milans del Bosch has designed a house and studio for herself in the Catskills with interventions that are mindful of the natural setting. The house is called Camp O. The home, which has a long and narrow footprint, is also nestled into a hillside to minimize the impact of construction on... 
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Contemporary Home Resembling A TreeHouse

Contemporary Home Resembling A TreeHouse
The two-storey South Yarra House extension in Melbourne was built by AM Architecture. Plants are expected to grow up the sides of this house, which creates a new master bedroom and living spaces for the owners. The aim for South Yarra House is to create a place that is both wonderful to inhabit, and one... 
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Bewboc House That Looks Like A Concrete Barrel Vault

Bewboc House That Looks Like A Concrete Barrel Vault
Bewboc House by Fabian Tan is a suburban terrace residence in Kuala Lumpur, malaysia, the form of which resembles a concrete barrel vault. Owned by a young family who requested for a minimal intervention, the project is an addition to an existing corner house, while the brief also included the re-purposing of the living spaces... 
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Brooklyn Townhouse In Touch With Nature

Brooklyn Townhouse In Touch With Nature
RES4 recently completed a five-story townhouse for a young family of four in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Living in a city often takes away one’s sense of nature, so the client wanted to establish an indoor-outdoor connection on every floor and it was done properly. The townhouse’s grid-like façade consists of brick and black aluminum, while... 
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House Designed Around A Japanese Garden

House Designed Around A Japanese Garden
The Hidden Cove residence is located on Lake Washington and it consists of cedar-clad pavilions organized around a Japanese garden. The home features amazing views of the water and the Cascade Mountains in the distance. The owners desired a tranquil atmosphere and access to water. The residence also needed to accommodate their unique collection of... 
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Contemporary Paris Apartment With Blues And Geometry

Contemporary Paris Apartment With Blues And Geometry
This one-bedroom apartment in Paris, France, was renovated in contemporary style but with a touch of traditional French chic. It was a project completed by studio JCPDR Architecture  and it involved making a few structural changes in addition to giving the place a new aesthetic. The most important change was the addition of a second... 
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Contemporary Double-Height Extension With Much Light

Contemporary Double-Height Extension With Much Light
Originally built in 1876, this dark home got an extension with an open layout. Architecture practice Timmins + Whyte has added a double-height gabled extension to it illuminating its formerly light-starved living spaces. The owners wanted to live, cook, gather, lounge, read and socialize in one sunny, externally connected space. The studio created a contemporary... 
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Contemporary Lawless Retreat In A Natural Reserve

Contemporary Lawless Retreat In A Natural Reserve
How does your perfect weekend home look? As for me, this Lawless Retreat in Michigan is perfect – it’s a beautiful contemporary home right in the forest. The house with a high level of transparency and craftmanship is built by architecture studio Searl Lamaster Howe right in a nature preserve. The clients also desired a... 
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