Race Around The House

Itoshima,Fukuoka  Japan  -  Architect Show Year Built:     2012 Photography:     Blitz STUDIO Toshihisa Ishii H-house「RaceRound the house」 This house was built in the residential area of Fukuoka prefecture Itoshima. Because it is surrounded by housing on three sides, I designed a house that can grow at ease safely...

Three Stones House

Austin, Texas - Nick Deaver Built area:  5344 sf. Photography:  R. Greg Hursley A trio of limestone forms turn away from the harsh Texas sun striving for a respectful and distinct presence in one of Austin’s more memorable neighborhoods. Northern walls have high narrow windows to diffuse daylight to interior...

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...

Waverley Residence

Sydney, Australia - Anderson Architecture Photography: Nick Bowers Architect Website: http://www.andersonarchitecture.com.au/

Shield House

Denver, Colorado - Studio H:T Built area: 3,250 sq. ft. Year built: 2010 Photography: Raul Garcia

Walkabout

Cedar Park, Texas USA  -  Nic Deaver Built Area:     174 m2  (1,875 sq. ft.) Builder:     Stacy Pearson Photography:     Roger Williams, AIA  and Jonathan Jackson There's a town called Texas in Queensland, Australia and every Aussie is familiar with the term and concept of  'walkabout'....

Never a bridge too far…

Olivebridge, NY - Gluck+ This country retreat for an urban family sought to reconfigure the shape and function of the typical vacation house, which is often just a regular house, built somewhere else. Here the design expresses, boldly and forthrightly in space and form, the uses and structure of what is...

Stamp House – designed for the worst…

Daintree / Cape Tribulation QLD  Australia  -  Charles Wright Architects  Lot size:     30 hectares  (75 acres) Year built:     2011/2012 There is only one place in the world where two World Heritage sites meet - Cape Tribulation. Here, the Daintree Rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef. It's...

River-frontage in Aspen…

Aspen Colorado USA  -  David Johnston Architects Unfortunately, we haven't been able to get any additional information on this home but we've decided to show it anyway since it has some very nice features. We have to assume that the house is built well above the 100 year flood levels otherwise it's...

Villa F

Rhodes  Greece  -  Hornung And Jacobi Architecture Year Built:     2011 Built Area:     220 m2  (2,376 sq. ft.) Project Team: Peter Thomas Hornung & Elsa Katharina Jacobi, Jan Escher Photography:     bloomimages The island of Rhodes lies in the Mediterranean about 20 kilometres off mainland Greece. The...

Ormond Esplande – Light, Bright and Fun…

Ormond Esplanade  -  http://www.jlma.com.au/ No, they (the client) said. Make it Saint Kilda. And, make it light. Make it bright. Make it tight. Add all of the green stuff too, please. And, we want it beachy. Maybe like a boat? And it better be fun. Serious fun. Hmn. How about...

La Cornette – designed multi-family vacationing

Quebec  Canada  -  YH2 Architecture  Awards:  1st Prize of jury, Prize of Excellence of Architecture Residential building category single-family type Ordre des architectes du Québec, 2011 Site area:   2000 m2  (21,500 sq. ft.) Built area:    3000 sq.ft Photography:     Francis Pelletier / Loukas Yiacouvakis Based on the philosophy that...

The Curved House

Springfield, Missouri USA  -  Hufft Projects Photo Credit: Mike Sinclair Built:   2009 The Curved House is a modern residence with distinctive lines. Conceived in plan as a U-shaped form, this residence features a courtyard that allows for a private retreat to an outdoor pool and a custom fire pit. The...

Paul Morgan’s Cape Schanck House

Cape Schanck  Victoria  Australia  -  Paul Morgan Architects Photography:  Peter Bennets Built:   2006 Owner-Builder:   Paul Morgan Cape Schanck sits directly on Bass Straight, one of the most notorious stretches of water anywhere with superbly calm weather one minute and howling gales the next.  A difficult but beautiful environment.  If you...

The Bridge House

California, USA - Stanley Saitowitz | Natoma Architects Site area: 10.5 acres Built-up area: 6,800 sf building, 2,500 sf pool Completion Year: 2007 Photography: Natoma Architects Difficult site - elegant solution!  This is not a home for the faint hearted or those with shallow pockets. ”The house is a continuous...

The Dome House – Melbourne Australia

Melbourne,  Australia  -  McBride Charles Ryan Australia Put aside any preconceived ideas you may have as to what a home should look like.  This multi-award winning home has been designed for evolving usage - from a home for a family, a single person, and a single person with large visiting family. The...

The Chenequa Residence

Milwaukee  Wisconsin Designed: 2009  Completed: 2011  Architect Robert Harvey Oshatz Photography by © Cameron Neilson This is the fourth home we've featured from this extraordinary architect.  His homes flow and ebb into and around their environment.  Given that nature rarely produces right angles, we fell in love with his curves long...

Villa Amanzi

Phuket, Thailand - Adrian McCarroll, Waiman Cheung, Jamie Jamieson Built area: 800 m2 (8,611 sq. ft.) Year built: 2008 Photography: Marc Gerritsen and Helicam Asia Aerial Photography If you have five friends and a penchant for absolute luxury, this home could be yours for a week or three.  Located on a spectacular headland...

Jodlowa House

Krakow, Poland – PCKO Architects This home sits on a virtually undisturbed site that has been left very much in its natural state.  Grasses but no lawns and gardens designed by nature.  If you've spent time in Europe, you'll know that they think of 'lawns' very differently to how we...