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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Modern AB House With A White Geometric Metal Net

Modern AB House With A White Geometric Metal Net
AB House in Israel was designed by Pitsou Kedem Architects and it consists of two, central boxes – one, a long rectangle constructed from exposed concrete, floats above the excavated yard and a reflection pool. Both of the two, central masses are covered with a metal net, painted white. The metal netting is constructed in... 
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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 Brick Home That Merges With The Garden

Modern Brick Home That Merges With The Garden
This project began from an owners’ list of wishes and hopes for their new home give to the Harquitectes Studio. One of the main goals was to achieve a close and essential relationship between the house and the garden in such a way that they both became the extension of each other, and it was... 
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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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Historical English Cottage With A Cantilevered Glazed Extension

Historical English Cottage With A Cantilevered Glazed Extension
This cozy Victorian-style cottage strikes you with an ultra modern glass walled extension which makes an open plan kitchen under a floating cantilevered ceiling the centerpiece of the home. The beautiful woodland setting filters dappled light onto the stone work surface and table of the kitchen dining area. Beautiful reflections in the glass walls change... 
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Stacked Volumes Home With Moving Walls And Raised Pool

Stacked Volumes Home With Moving Walls And Raised Pool
That House, located in Melbourne, Australia, was designed by Austin Maynard Architects as an open floor plan with private spaces. Constructing the home as three separate volumes created this open verses private design. And by stacking the three structures pyramid style, the two main level volumes are separated by a walkway that connects the front... 
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