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Zephyros Villa by Koutsoftides Architects

By • May 2, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Koutsoftides Architects have designed the Zephyros Villa in Pomos, Cyprus.

The house was originally designed as a vacation home, but during the building process, the owners decided to leave London and stay in Cyprus on permanent vacation!

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Lego-Style Tiny Apartment in Barcelona by Barbara Appolloni

By • May 2, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Designed by Spanish architect Barbara Appolloni and located in Barcelona’s hip Born district, this tiny apartment is a former pigeon loft remodeled into a great bachelor pad.

The owner (a Barcelona-based photographer) says its design was inspired by the space-saving furniture aboard boats, as well as the clean lines of a small Japanese home.

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Fractured House in Boulder, Colorado by Studio H:T

By • May 1, 2011

Boulder-based architectural firm Studio H:T has completed the Fractured House project, a contemporary house located in Boulder, Colorado.

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Maison Leguay Near Paris by Moussafir Architectes Associés

By • May 1, 2011

Paris-based studio Moussafir Architectes Associés has recently completed the transformation of a classic brick-and-stone suburban house into a spacious 2,497 square-foot contemporary residence.

The Maison Leguay is located on a narrow corner lot in Bois-Colombes, a commune in the northern suburbs of Paris, 9 km (5 1/2 miles) from the center of Paris.

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Villa Geldrop by Hofman Dujardin

By • Apr 30, 2011

Amsterdam-based Studio Hofman Dujardin has recently completed the Villa Geldrop project in The Netherlands.

The villa is located at the end of a large lot, next to an existing barn.

Designed for a businessman and his family, the 4,467 square foot residence has all its bedrooms and bathrooms sheltered below ground.

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YSY House in Seto by AUAU

By • Apr 30, 2011

Nagoya-based studio AUAU has completed the YSY House project in 2010.

The 1,960 square foot residence was designed for a family of four.

The two story house is located on a small hill in Seto, Japan, and features an asymmetrical form that complements the physical conditions of the site.

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Beautiful Remodeled Mid-Century House in Mercer Island

By • Apr 29, 2011

This beautiful Mid-Century Modern one level home was built in 1951.

The 3,354 square foot residence has four bedrooms, three bathrooms and sits on a 18,000 square feet lot in Mercer Island in the Seattle Metropolitan Area, Washington.

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Dubai Urbanization

By • Apr 29, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Found on Nasa’s website, this series of images taken from NASA’s Terra satellite shows the evolution of Palm Jumeirah and The World, two artificial archipelago projects along Dubai’s Persian Gulf coastline.

While the Palm Jumeirah project is now completed, The World project made of various small islands constructed in the rough shape of a global world map was stopped in 2008 due to the financial crisis.

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Cantilevered House in Seattle by Replinger Hossner Architects

By • Apr 29, 2011

The EB1 Residence by Replinger Hossner Architects is located just Southwest of Seattle, in a simple neighborhood.

The steep sloped lot, not uncommon in this area, presented a challenge to the architects who responded with a modern, cantilevered design.

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Wicklow Hills House by ODOS Architects

By • Apr 29, 2011

Designed by Irish studio ODOS architects, this house is located at the foot of a steep escarpment in the Wicklow hills in Ireland.

The 3,089 square foot house, with it’s elevated living accommodation, allows “the fluidity of the surrounding landscape remain uninterrupted, whilst also giving the occupant a raised vantage point from which to engage with nature.”

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