Posts Tagged: "house"

Balnarring Retreat | By Branch Studio Architects

The interesting thing about designing an interior is that it can be anything you can think of. In case of the Balnarring Retreat, the idea was that each wall and the entire space all together can be turned into a variety of functions in no time, from a private residence all the way to a knitting studio …

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The Mask House | By WOJR

The Mask House is a mysterious sanctuary located in a woodland area in Idaho, NY. It was made as a refuge for a man who lost his younger brother in a lake that the house overlooks. The house was designed by WOJR and together with a dark-clad exterior it’s “a place of separation and protection that …

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Zen Houses | By Petr Stolín Architekt

Located in Liberec, Czech Republic, Zen Houses offer a perfect balance between a modern lifestyle and relaxing surroundings. The philosophy behind this architectural project is also based on simplifying living conditions. The two volumes of the house offer three types of living areas – public, semi-public and private. The simplicity of both interior and exterior is inspired …

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Villa Meijendel Embedded In A Sand Dune

Nestled in a coastal nature reserve in The Netherlands, Villa Meijendel is the perfect forest house. Just like the cabins you imagine when you think of a house in the woods, this villa has the same charm, at least from the outside. The black timber facade together with a valley of dunes creates beautiful landscapes. VVKH Architecten positioned …

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Morissen House In The Swiss Alps

Hurst Song Architekten firm got a job to create a family home on the steep slopes of the Swiss Alps. The design of the Morissen House resembles traditional mountain cabins, but the materials used are quite unconventional. As for the location, the house is situated in Lumbrein, which is the Swiss canton of Graubünden. The …

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Sebastian Irarrazaval 2Y House

When designing the 2Y House, Sebastian Irarrazaval Architects had two things in mind. The first one was to try and integrate the house with its natural surrounding, while the second was to make it in a way that will allow a lot of natural light to come in. After nine and a half years of construction, …

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Acute House | By OOF! Architecture

Smart architectural solutions keep amazing us, as well as using limited space efficiently and creatively. What OOF! Architecture firm did was used a practically uninhabitable triangular lot to make the Acute House. The Victorian weatherboard cottage and renovator’s nightmare became a compact and modern family home. The tiny lot wasn’t the only problem they faced as the previous structure was …

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Coodo Prefabricated Modular House

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Coodo is a modular unit designed for a variety of uses. It can serve as a second home, office, retreat, or a fully functional living unit. This simple house is practical and gives you plenty of room for customization. First of all, let us explain its main features. Coodo is transportable so you can choose the location …

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Delaware River Valley’s Milk Barn

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Located just two and a half hours from New York City and nestled in Delaware River Valley, the Milk Barn is a perfect weekend getaway. It was first built back in 1873 but was later renovated for over a period of thirty years. Finally, in the mid-nineties, it got the looks it has today. The barn was …

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Returning Hut | In Xiamen, China

Built in the wilderness, surrounded by mountains and forests, the purpose of the Returning Hut is to reconnect the residents with nature. The goal with the simple design is that guests don’t pay attention to what’s inside, but outside. This two-storey property is built in southeast China and uses natural materials for the construction. Since the owner, Mr. …

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