Backwater

Norfolk, United Kingdom - Platform 5 Architects Project Year :     2016 Developed Area :     165.0 m2 Photographs :     Alan Williams "A house can't blend in when it's built to stand out." This must have been the architect's design premise in the construction of this home. Backwater is the contemporary...

Flying House

Incheon, South Korea - IROJE KHM Architects Project Year :     2017 Developed Area :     195.0 m2 Photographs :     Sergio Pirrone This rather unusual house is aptly named The Flying House; it does look like it is about to take off at any given time. The owner is...

The Courtyard House

London, United Kingdom - De Rosee Sa Project Year :     2016 Developed Area :     110.0 m2 The Courtyard House is a long and narrow piece of property built with the challenge of strict planning restrictions. As such, the architects designed a plan that gave excellent alternatives - skylights...

Walnut Tree, House and Terrace

Ogulin, Croatia - PRO-S Project Year :     2016 Developed Area :     100.0 m2 Photographs :    Jure Živkovic The Walnut Tree, House and Terrace is an unassuming piece of residential space that sits on top of a hill; the origin of which is just as interesting as the property...

Grown House

Seoul, South Korea - FHHH FRIENDS Developed Area :     98.0 m2 Photographs :    Kyung Roh  In a bustling city as jam-packed as Seoul, South Korea, large living spaces are hard to come by. While the city itself is home to tall corporate skyscrapers, most residential areas feature small...

House R

Casa D'Agosto, Italy - 35astudio Project Year       :      2016 Developed Area :     120sqm Photographs       :     Andrea Carmignola & Maddalena Merlo House R is the holiday home of a young Milanese couple who needed a place to go to when they wanted to...

Villa Ypsilon

Foinikounta, Greece - LASSA architects Project Year :     2017 Developed Area :     150.0 m2 Photographs :     NAARO At the top of an olive tree-laden hill in Southern Peloponnese is a summer home that has captured the attention of the architectural world. Why not? After all, the Y-shaped...

Trish House Yalding

Yalding, Kent, United Kingdom - Matthew Heywood  Project Year :     2013 Yalding is a small village in Kent, England. It boasts of stone-built cottages for homes and Georgian buildings along the high street. A visit takes you back to a time when needs were simple and wants were...

Cut and Frame

Grange Park, London N21, United Kingdom - Ashton Porter Architects Project Year :     2013 Developed Area :     178.0 sqm ( 1922.4 Sq ft2 ) Photographs :     Andy Stagg The Cut and Frame house is the product of a remodelling project aimed at providing separate but...

Cabin at Longbranch

Longbranch, WA 98351, United States - Olson Kundig Project Year :     2003 Developed Area :     112 m2 ( 1200.0 ft2 ) Photographs :     Kevin Scott, Benjamin Benschneider In a place where the tide meets the stream, a quiet structure sits quietly, proudly displaying the combined beauty of...

House in Smilovci

Smilovci, Dimitrovgrad municipality, Serbia - Modelart Arhitekti   Project Year :     2017 Developed Area :     111.0 m2 ( 1198.8 Sq ft2 ) Photographs :     Stefan Ivković Smilovci is an unassuming little village in Serbia. According to data from the 2011 census, their total population...

Mindalong House

Jane Brook, Western Australia, Australia - Paul Wakelam Architect Project Year :     2016 Developed Area :     363.9 m2 ( 3930.0 ft2 ) Photographs :     Luke Carter Wilton Set amidst a backdrop of rugged rural landscape, the Mindalong House is a mix of different "flavors"...

There’s a Doppelgänger in France

Saint-Molf, France - KARST architecture Project Year :     2016 Developed Area :     40.0 m2 ( 432 ft2 ) Photographs :     Amélie Labourdette This house built with wood wanted to mimic the ancient traditional houses made of stone and cob wall. Hence, it's named the Doppelgänger...

The Big Little House

Fitzroy North VIC, Australia - Nic Owen Architects  Project Year :     2013 Developed Area :     155.0 sqm ( 1674 Sq ft2 ) Photographs :     Christine Francis A traditional Victorian residence renovated to accommodate the needs of a growing family, the Big Little House pays respect to tradition...

Roof on the Hill

Takarazuka, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan - Alphaville Architects Project Year :     2010 Developed Area :     100.0 sqm ( 1076.39 Sq ft ) Photographs :     Kai Nakamura In true Japanese tradition, the Roof on the Hill is a minimalist structure composed mainly of interconnected rooms. The absence of doors...