Optical Glass House by NAP Architects

By • Mar 23, 2013 •  Selected Work 

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This modern home is a 2012 project by NAP Architects located in Hiroshima, Japan.

Its most notable characteristic is the facade, constructed from glass bricks, that protects and obscures an inner courtyard while providing a show of prismatic natural light.

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Fresno House by Felix Raspall & Federico Papandrea

By • Mar 22, 2013 •  Selected Work 

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Fresno House is located in Cariló, Argentina, and was designed by Felix Raspall and Federico Papandrea.

The home is surrounded by a lush forest of vine-covered trees, and its interior places order and simplicity at the top of the list.

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Elqui Domos Hotel by RDM Arquitectura

By • Mar 22, 2013

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The Elqui Domos Hotel is located in Vicuña, Chile, and was designed by RDM Arquitectura.

Designed as an observatory, the hotel provides its guests with a unique stargazing experience.

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Frame House by 81.WAW.PL

By • Mar 22, 2013

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Rendered by graphic designer Michal Nowak, Frame House is a marvel of contemporary design from Polish studio 81.WAW.PL.

Designed as a cube, the structure is pierced by windows and encased breezeways, adding dynamic elements.

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Bacopari House by UNA Arquitetos

By • Mar 22, 2013 •  Selected Work 

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This contemporary residence is a 2012 project by UNA Arquitetos that is located in São Paulo, Brazil.

Glass is used as the dominant material so that occupants can enjoy the surrounding vegetation even when indoors.

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Bluff House by Robert Young Architecture & Interiors

By • Mar 22, 2013

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Bluff House is a home located in Montauk, New York, and was completed by Robert Young Architecture & Interiors.

The interior elegantly reflects the nature that surrounds the home – Montauk is a popular tourist destination, boasting six state parks, and is famous for fishing and surfing – with its refined use of wood to characterize most spaces, creating a relaxed and sophisticated effect.

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Cottage House by Studio Aiko

By • Mar 21, 2013

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Cottage House is a vision created by Studio Aiko for a design by Orly Shrem.

It features elegant stone and glass walls, and a sophisticated interior with a stunning view of the carefully manicured gardens outside.

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Ranch House by Galeazzo Design

By • Mar 21, 2013 •  Selected Work 

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Ranch House was designed by Galeazzo Design, and it’s located in São Paulo, Brazil.

The spacious home makes use of many different materials – bamboo and other types of wood, stone, etc. – to create a welcoming environment.

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Monteverdi by Ilaria Miani

By • Mar 21, 2013 •  Selected Work 

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Monteverdi is a retreat located in Castiglioncello del Trinoro, Italy, and was designed by Ilaria Miani.

The structure is surrounded by the stunning Tuscan countryside, and its interior makes use of the rustic element of the exposed ceiling beams and stone walls to add character.

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Knightsbridge Renovation by Rajiv Saini & Associates

By • Mar 21, 2013

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This contemporary interior is a renovation by Rajiv Saini & Associates located in Knightsbridge, London, England.

One important improvement is a glass floor that was added at street level to provide natural light to the basement.

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