Bare House

Herzliya, Israel - Jacobs -Yaniv Architects Project Year :     2016 Developed Area :     270.0 m2 Photographs :     Amit Geron Bare House is a family home designed to meet the needs of a couple and their two children. The homeowners are architects and it took them 6 long...

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...

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"...

Redmond House – Nils Finne

Redmond WA  USA  -  Nils Finne Photography: Benjamin Benschneider Credit must always go to the tradesmen when you see quality work. But often that end result is the vision of the owners and the architects and/or designers on the project. Our experience is that architects usually have an 'A' list of...

Is that a missile, Silo Boy?

Boquet 556-5   New York State  -  Alexander Michael AKA Silo Boy Originally built:     Early 1960 Renovations:     1998 - 2098 Land area:     5 acres Sydney based, Alexander Michael is one of the world's great designers and, in his own words, "the proud owner of this...

Minneapolis Loft Renovation

Minneapolis  Minnesota USA  -  A and H Architecture Year built:     2013 Photography:     Dana Wheelock The end of industrialization! Western cities are full of empty or near empty buildings that once hummed with activity as warehouses or factories. Some get converted to offices, art galleries and even museums....

Gavarres Weekender

Girona  Spain -  Zest Architecture  Year built:     2013 Built area:     440 m2  (4,750 sq. ft.) Lot size:    25 hectares (62 acres) Photography:     Jesus Granada An old stone ruin, 25 hectares of oak forest and distant views to the Mediterranean. Perfect... except that local building regulations demanded that...

Hebil 157 Houses

Bodrum, Turkey - Aytac Architects Area: 4791.0 sqm Year: 2012 Photographs: Courtesy of Aytac Architects The idea of volcanoes, more so living near a (once) volcano spot, has never been pleasant until now. These five villas, nicely positioned to provide wide views of the Hebil Bay, were built with the...

Bogbain Mill

Lochussie, Dingwall Scotland - Rural Design Architects Built area: 350m2 Completion: June 2011 Photography: Andrew Lee Newly renovated houses which hold a little bit of their past are always interesting. The site, formerly home to an old ruined mill, offered an opportunity to retain the past while ensuring a thoroughly modern feel...

The Steel House – a labour of love…

Lubbock, Texas - Robert Bruno Robert Bruno describes himself as an architectural sculptor and artist. The home you see here was conceptualised in the early 1970's with construction starting in 1974. Thirty something years later the home continues to take shape.   The home contains more than 110 tons of...

Sustainable luxury – The Slaughterhouse Beach House

Maui Island, Hawai - Olson Kundig Architects Project Size: 3,820 sq. ft. Project Completed: 2009 Photography: Simon Watson Located close to a well-known surfing spot, Slaughterhouse Beach House radically expands the concept of the traditional surfing hut. Comprised of three connected pavilions, the design maximises functionality and privacy with separate living area,...

The Red Lake

Northern Minnesota, USA - Erickson Log and Timberframe Homes Built area: 6,400 sq. ft. Click on any image to start lightbox display.Use your Esc key to close the lightbox. You can also view the images as a slideshow if you prefer 8-)   If you liked this, you will also...

The Fish House

Singapore - Guz Architects Built area:   726 sqm Gross Floor Area:   540 m2  (5,832 sq. ft.) Project Year:   2009 Photographs:   Patrick Bingham Hall It's easy to think of Singapore only as the city itself. Neat. Ordered. Spotless. Effficient.  Full of high-rise apartment complexes. But there is another side to Singapore...

The Rossano Log Home

Belchertown, MA  USA  -  Grist Mill Country Homes Photography by: Rich Frutchey The owners of this home had a dream. That dream was encapsulated in a photograph they had clipped from a newspaper.  It was a photo of a log home that had most of the features the Rossano's wanted...

Dunluce – 900 years in the planning

Near Brisbane QLD  Australia  -  Owner designed and built Land area:    32 Hectares (80 acres) Built area:     340 m2  (3,672 sq. ft.) plus veranda area of 237 m2 (2,560 sq. ft.) Year Completed: 1997 In Celtic Dunluce means Castle On A Hill'. The home's design is loosely...

Casa Camino a Farellones

Santiago  Chile -  Bernado Valdes Site area:     7,000 m2  (75,600 sq. ft.) Built area:     230 m2  (2,484 sq. ft.) Year built:     2006 Located on the north side of the River Mapocho Valley foothills, this home focuses on the outlook and the client's need to get...

Apprentice Store – Rescuing a Ruin

Bath  UK  -  Threefold Architects Year Built:     2008 Photography:     Charles Hosea Originally, an outbuilding for the adjacent mill, the Apprentice Store had four more separate buildings added to it over a 200 year span.  While the building was registered as a heritage building, it had long since...

Wolzak – Farmhouse Reclaimation

Zutphen  Netherlands  -  SeARCH Architecture and Urban Planning Built area:     500 m2  (5,400 sq. ft.) Year built:     2004 Awards:     Achterhoek Architecture Prize 2005 Photography:    SeARCH and Christian Richters The Challenge: To retain the historical and spatial qualities of an old farmyard - complete with the...