Buchner Bründler Architects Present A Home Overlooking Lake Lucerne

Composed of a series of concrete volumes, Basel-based architects Buchner Bründler’s ‘H House’ presents an architectural frame through which its residents can enjoy the picturesque surroundings of Lake Lucerne, Switzerland.
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Architect Filipe Saraiva’s Family Home In Ourém

Situated on a plot of sloping farmland overlooking the Castle of Ourém, this modern, geometric residence is designed by Portuguese architect Filipe Saraiva as his own family home.
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Klaarchitectuur Renovate A Chapel Into A Coworking Space

Belgian architects Klaarchitectuur have renovated a historic chapel in Sint-Truiden into a dynamic coworking space.
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An Interpretation Centre For The Atacama Desert

Designed as a research building for public use, Emilio Marín and Juan Carlos López’s Center of Interpretation of the Desert is located in Chile’s Atacama Desert.
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Bruno Dias Arquitectura’s Ansião House

Influenced by the proportions of the golden ratio, Ansião House by Bruno Dias Arquitectura holds a circular courtyard at its centre, presenting a contemporary twist on the historic homes of Portugal’s Leiria District.
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The ‘Nirau House’ By Paul Cremoux Studio

Located in Mexico City, the ‘Nirau House’ was designed by Paul Cremoux Studio as a downsize of the site’s original property, offering a clearer emphasis on the surrounding outdoor areas.
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O’Sullivan Skoufoglou Architects Extend A Dewsbury Road Home

London-based O’Sullivan Skoufoglou Architects have transformed a 70s Dewsbury Road home, with an extension characterised by warmth and minimal wooden design.
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The ‘De La Roche Residence’ By NatureHumaine

After discovering a duplex in Montreal’s Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie borough, a family with two young children called on the help of local architects NatureHumaine to convert it into their home.
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Vão Presents The ‘Ownerless House’ in Avaré

Designed by São Paulo-based architects Vão, the ‘Ownerless House nº 01’ is the first in a series of residences created with flexible living options for diverse family dynamics.
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The ‘Bridgehouse’ By Llama Urban Design

Situated amidst the trees of an Ontario woodland valley, Llama Urban Design’s ‘Bridgehouse’ presents an innovative creation of residential space in a natural reserve.
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A Home Renovation Preserving A Brazilian Mural

Having stumbled across a run-down Barcelona residence hiding three Brazilian street scene murals, a client of Brazilian origin herself called on architect Raúl Sánchez to renovate the property into her home.
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The Herdade Do Freixo Winery Designed By Frederico Valsassina

Lisbon-born architect Frederico Valsassina and his team were invited to design the interior space of the Herdade do Freixo estate winery in Redondo, Portugal.
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A Stoke Newington Extension By Al-Jawad Pike

In an extension of a family home in London’s Stoke Newington area, architectural studio Al-Jawad Pike present a simple, open plan kitchen.
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JeanArch’s ‘72h Cabin’ Provides An Immersive Nature Retreat

Located on the privately owned Swedish island of Henriksholm, JeanArch’s simple ‘72h Cabin’ provides a wellbeing-inspired retreat in the comfort of nature.
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A Guest Pavilion For A Residence In Valencia

Renowned studio Fran Silvestre Arquitectos have constructed a minimalist guest pavilion in their home city of Valencia, offering an autonomous extension to the main residence built by the studio.
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Shoei House By Hearth Architects

Based in the Shiga, Hearth Architects work to create predominantly residential projects in Japan. Their Shoei House embraces a thin plot and welcomes the nature of the surrounding environment.
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‘Sluice Point’ House By Omar Gandhi

The ‘Sluice Point’ house sits on the southern tip of Nova Scotia, a maritime province of eastern Canada. Designed by architect Omar Gandhi, the house is one of a handful of residences dotted along the coastline.
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A Woodland Retreat In Mexico By Tatiana Bilbao

Mexico City-based Tatiana Bilbao works with her multidisciplinary office to create innovative architecture, defying the need for a signature style. When approached by a client with a 2,200 square meter share of woodland in a large family plot, Bilbao conceived ‘Los Terrenos’: a triad of buildings each with their own function and focus on a […]

Ora Ito’s Sculptural Staircase In LVMH Office

For the creation of their new media offices, LVMH called on the ever-innovative artistic vision of French designer Ora Ito.
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Christian Wassmann’s Sun Path House In Miami

The New York-based architecture studio of Christian Wassmann has renovated a 1930s bungalow in Miami Beach, presenting a new structure that engages in a visual dialogue with the sun.
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Alberto Morell Sixto’s ‘Tulia House’

The Tulia House is a residential property designed by architect and architecture professor Alberto Morell Sixto, situated with breathtaking coastal views of the Indian Ocean in Kilifi, Kenya.
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José Castro Caldas Presents The House | Office

Working with a 40 square meter space, architect José Castro Caldas explores the intersections of architecture and woodcraft, creating a compact but versatile living and working space.
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James Whitaker’s Shipping Container Residence In Joshua Tree National Park

At the request of a creative client, architect James Whitaker is able to realise a project plan he never constructed, situated amongst the vast landscape of California’s Joshua Tree National Park.
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The Stone Atelier By Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

Based in Valencia, Fran Silvestre Arquitectos is an architecture and design studio that constructs a diverse range of public and private buildings around the globe. ‘The Stone Atelier’ was created to provide an office and exhibition space for stone…

Santorini Holiday Homes By Kapsimalis Architects

In the traditional Greek village of Firostefani, Santorini-based Kapsimalis Architects have transformed two cave houses into a luxury holiday retreat.
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The Office Of Studio Guilherme Torres

As part of a process of renewal integral to their practice, Studio Guilherme Torres has constructed a new office space in and amongst the skyscrapers of São Paulo.
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Aires Mateus Design An Architecture Faculty

For the construction of a new addition to the LOCI architecture faculty’s site, the Catholic University of Louvain called on the help of Portuguese architectural firm Aires Mateus.
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A Residence Hidden In A Costa Rica Forest

OsArquitectura believe in architecture, the city and nature as three inseparable elements. Their ‘Las Hojas’ house is a contemporary residence constructed in the middle of a forest in Costa Rica.
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An Idaho Desert Outpost By Olson Kundig

Located in the desert of Idaho, the Outpost house was designed by Seattle-based architects Olson Kundig as a living and working space for an artist.
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This residence in Chau Doc, a town in Southern Vietnam by the Cambodian border, was designed to provide a shared home for three couples and their children.
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Tom Munz Designs The Oberriet Cemetery

Swiss architect Tom Munz redesigned a building for the cemetery in Oberriet, Switzerland, based on the value of welcoming interfaith use.
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Playster Headquarters Designed By ACDF

Entertainment service Playster called on the help of ACDF Architecture to design the interior of the company’s downtown Montreal headquarters.
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Kouichi Kimura’s House For A Photographer

Architecture studio FORM / Kouichi Kimura Architects created a residence of minimal design, to provide a united studio, gallery and living space for their photographer client.
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‘Oyamel House’ By RP Arquitectos

From a distance, the concrete-covered Oyamel House appears to be another large rock in this Mexican hilltop location.
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Cordero Atelier Designs Espacio Nueva Carolina

Presenting a dreamy interior inspired 1950s Beverly Hills hotels, the Espacio Nueva Carolina is a chic multidisciplinary hub that offers space for co-working, socialising and events.
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Moon Hoon’s Simple House

Situated on the South Korean island Jeju, the ‘Simple House’ was created by Seoul-based Moon Hoon, ironically presenting anything but uncomplicated architectural form.
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‘Suspended Patio House’ By 3322 Studio

Constructed to provide a family home for the founders of 3322 Studio, the Suspended Patio House is situated in a quiet Tel Aviv neighbourhood.
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House in Yamasaki By Tato Architects

Tato Architects was founded by Yo Shimada following his graduation from Kyoto City University of Arts. As one of his many Japan-based projects, this house in Yamasaki was built to provide a home for a couple and their two children.
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IN 2: A Black & White Home By Jean Verville

In a project aiming to intervene with the coldness often associated with contemporary architecture, Canadian architect Jean Verville presents ‘IN 2′ –
an interior renovation that offers a playful use of a monochrome palette.
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SPBR’s Weekend House In São Paulo

To save a client couple from the hour long journey of traffic jams to the Brazilian coast, São Paulo-based architectural studio SPBR constructed them a weekend home in the city, complete with a swimming pool, indoor garden and solarium.
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C-51 House By Ábaton Arquitectura

Located in the Spanish municipality of Torrelodones, C-51 House is a residential property designed by Madrid-based studio Ábaton Arquitectura.
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A Home Built For Art And Design Collectors

Located in centre of Israel, the aptly named ‘House In Rishpon’ was designed by Tel Aviv-based Studio de Lange to provide a home for a family and their collection of art and design.
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Seaside House By Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Designed by Shinichi Ogawa & Associates, an architectural studio based in Hiroshima, the Seaside House initiates a relationship with its direct view of the Pacific Ocean.
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Back Country House By David Maurice

At the heart of David Maurice’s architectural practice lies the desire to merge good design with affordability. The Auckland-based architect of LTD Architectural constructs properties that embrace the rural and coastal environment of New Zealand.

The Concrete Box House By Robertson Design

Located in Houston, United States, the Concrete Box House was constructed by Robertson Design, presenting a sculptural interpretation of concrete and wooden architecture.
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Tent House By Chris Tate Architects

Completed in 2016, the Tent House by Chris Tate Architecture has been shortlisted for a prize in Berlin’s World Architecture Festival 2017. Located in New Zealand, the residence offers an unusual space for retreat in the rain forest.
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Ana House By Kochi Architect’s Studio

Ana House is a property designed by Kochi Architect’s Studio, providing a home to a family of four. Located in Japan, the project was completed in 2016 and presents a striking play on spatial density through colour.
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El Palmar By David Cervera

Designed by architect David Cervera, El Palmar is a summer house located in the Yucatán peninsula of southeastern Mexico.
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A Woodland Retreat In Québec

‘La Colombière’ marks the second renovation of what was originally a lumberjack’s storage space. The construction now sits as a forest refuge, preserved and transformed by Yiacouvakis Hamelin Architectes.
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A Weekend House Fusing Modern And Traditional Japanese Design

Situated in Kumano-cho, Japan, ‘Weekend House in Kumano’ was constructed by Araki+Sasaki Architects to provide a weekend retreat home for a family with children.
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‘Sunset Chapel’ By Bunker Arquitectura

After a series of religious commissions, Mexico City-based Bunker Arquitectura constructed a chapel on top of an Acapulco hill. Completed in 2011, ‘Sunset Chapel’ looks out onto the bay and stands in harmony with the natural environment.
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‘Wireframe Apartment’ By MUS Architects

Polish architectural studio MUS Architects consider ‘made up space’ to be at the root of their practice. In the Wireframe Apartment project, MUS have transformed and invented space, presenting new functionality and opportunity in a small living spa…

The ‘Paper Cloud’ Installation By Studio 3A

Studio 3A is a collaborative project between three architects: Kazuya Katagiri, Luis Lopez Resendez and Marco Budeus. Their ‘Paper Cloud’ installation presents an joint exploration of their cultures and practices.
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Igor Sirotov’s ‘PS3H’ House

Igor Sirotov Architects is an architectural and interior design studio, based in Kiev, Ukraine. Completed in 2016, their ‘PS3H’ project is a one story living space located in the Swedish port of Guldboda.
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‘Marble House’ By Openbox Architects

Bangkok-based studio Openbox Architects believe in the ‘marriage of architecture and landscape’. Their ‘Marble House’ was built in 2017, providing an interesting play with material, light and openness to the natural surroundings.
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‘Kamiuma House’ By CHOP+ARCHI

When asked to construct a residence on a sharp intersection between two roads, Tokyo-based architectural design office CHOP+ARCHI presented a property that welcomes and utilises the presence of acute angles.
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The Cylinder House By Town And Concrete

Paris-based art director and architect Cyril Lancelin creates residential constructions with a twist. His architectural studio ‘Town and Concrete’ focuses on habitats and their boundaries, often exploring the potential of repeated forms and unconventional architectural structures. The ‘Cylinder House’ is situated on the outskirts of Lyon, nestled into woodland and presenting a striking contrast to […]

Karl Kolbitz Curates Milan’s Best Entrances

When he isn’t sitting as a model for Wolfgang Tillmans and Prada, Berlin-based art director and editor Karl Kolbitz enquires into concepts that may otherwise have slipped unnoticed. His latest offering is a book that exhibits a comprehensive collecti…

‘LA House’ By Studio Guilherme Torres

Situated in the Brazilian city of Londrina, ‘LA House’ is a residence designed by architects Studio Guilherme Torres. The condominium was created in 2009, and is described by the studio as having the appearance of a ‘big wooden box’.
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A Catalan Labyrinth Built By Xavier Corberó

In all work created by Catalan artist Xavier Corberó, the outcome has to be poetry. This ethos applies to sculpture, installation and spaces – even the construction of his home, which has remained a work in progress for decades.
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‘Garden House’ By Connatural

Since 2012, architects Edgar Mazo and Sebastian Mejia have been working together as the architectural studio Connatural. One of their most recent projects is the ‘Garden House’ in Columbia, a 550 meter square property completed in 2017.
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A New Renovation For The Wimbledon House

Originally built in 1968 for the parents of celebrated architect Richard Rogers, the Wimbledon House in southwest London has undergone a renovation. Following a brief from Harvard, the project was led by Philip Gumuchdjian and landscape architect Todd …

‘Plain House’ By Wutopia Lab

For the renovation of his home and studio, artist Li Bin called on architect Yu Ting and his team at Shanghai-based Wutopia Lab. The project, entitled ‘Plain House’, offers an ideal space to support and complement the artist’s life and work.

‘The Cave’ By Abraham Cota Paredes

Architect Abraham Cota Parades has designed ‘The Cave’ with family life in mind. Despite a perhaps deceptive name, the property’s interior is filled with natural light and multi-purpose open spaces, perfect for family gatherings and shared activi…

‘Solo House II’ By OFFICE

In the Spanish region of Matarraña, luxury developer Christian Bourdais has located a 100-acre site as a designated playground for architects. Alongside fourteen other international studios, Belgian architecture firm OFFICE have been invited to build …

A Home and Studio For Mental Health

Following a doctor’s check-up that revealed a Vitamin D deficiency was having a huge impact on his work-related stress and anxiety, Melbourne-based architect Andrew Maynard knew he needed a naturally-lit change of scenery.
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Arch Studio’s Twisting Courtyard In Beijing

Located in the district of Dashilan, just south of Tiananmen Square, Arch Studio have renovated a traditional Siheyuan residency. Their ‘Twisting Courtyard’ is an advance towards more efficient use of space in the Hutong neighbourhoods of Beijing, …

A Panoramic Retreat By Nravil Architects

Kazakhstan-based Nravil Architects value simplicity. For their ‘White Line’ house, the primary focus was to create a project with minimal harm caused to the natural environment–in this case, a rural landscape in the city of Almaty.
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