Modern Silver House For Peaceful Life In Wales

Modern Silver House For Peaceful Life In Wales
Swansea-based architecture office Hyde + Hyde created Silver House for a family who relocated to Wales from London in search of a peaceful life and a closer connection with nature. The building’s design seeks to optimize exposure to the views while referencing the region’s vernacular architecture. The layered elevations have a horizontal emphasis, with bands... 
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Refurbished Victorian Home In San Francisco

Refurbished Victorian Home In San Francisco
Jensen Architects refurbished a beautiful Victorian home in Alamo Square in San Francisco, USA. From the street, the original 1889 facade was faithfully restored; the rear facade displays a modern composition of sliding aluminum screens and glass. The current owners love Alamo Square’s historic architecture but they desired the openness and flexibility of contemporary homes.... 
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An Old Winery Turned Into A House Covered With Red Mortar

An Old Winery Turned Into A House Covered With Red Mortar
Lisbon-based practice Extrastudio has converted a winery in southern Portugal into a family home by covering its walls with red-pigmented mortar, introducing light wells and adding a black-bottomed swimming pool. To maintain coherence between new and the old parts of the walls, the architects covered the building in a red-pigmented lime mortar. The application creates... 
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