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Casa Equis by Barclay & Crousse Architecture

By • Oct 23, 2012

Casa Equis by Barclay & Crousse Architecture (26)

This contemporary home is a 2003 project by Barclay & Crousse Architecture.

The designers specifically chose an earth-toned color scheme to match the dusty ecosystem of its location in La Escondida Beach, Cañete, Peru so that the building will not appear old and dirty over time.

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Coronet Grove Residence by Maddison Architects

By • Oct 22, 2012

Coronet Grove Residence by Maddison Architects (4)

Australian studio Maddison Architects has designed the Beaumaris House, a two story contemporary home located in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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H House by Budapesti Műhely

By • Oct 22, 2012

H House by Budapesti Műhely (12)

Tamás Dévényi, of the firm Budapesti Műhely, created this contemporary residence as a modern version of the ‘peasant house’.

The home features an extended roof to be used as a car park or covered terrace.

It was built in 2011 and is located in Sóskút, Hungary.

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2 Courts House by Keiji Ashizawa Design

By • Oct 21, 2012

2 Courts House by Keiji Ashizawa Design (14)

Keiji Ashizawa Design created this contemporary home for a client located in Tokyo, Japan.

It is a 2008 project that utilizes two inner courtyards to provide light to its four stories.

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Impressive House on Lidingö Island in Sweden

By • Oct 21, 2012

Impressive House on Lidingö Island in Sweden (9)

Built in 2010, this impressive 6,000+ square foot contemporary home is located on Lidingö island, in the inner Stockholm archipelago, Sweden.

It seems that this property is not big enough for the owner who has decided to move one.

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E4 House by DADA Partners

By • Oct 19, 2012

E4 House by DADA Partners (14)

This contemporary farmhouse was created in 2011 by DADA Partners for a client located in Chhatarpur, New Delhi, India.

In order to avoid excess heat generated by the intense Indian sun, the designers took special care when choosing materials and the placement of windows and doors.

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House D by HHF Architects

By • Oct 19, 2012

House D by HHF Architects (3)

The fantastic landscape surrounding this contemporary house inspired HHF Architects to maximize the transparency of the main floor so the view can be enjoyed from all sides.

The house was built in a largely undeveloped area of  Nuglar, Switzerland in 2011.

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Santa Ynez House by Fernau + Hartman Architects

By • Oct 18, 2012

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This energy-efficient, contemporary home by Fernau + Hartman Architects can be found in Santa Ynez, California, USA.

The home boasts protected courtyards, a pool, and a detached studio and guesthouse.

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Guesthouse by HHF Architects

By • Oct 18, 2012

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Swiss design studio, HHF Architects, has completed the Guesthouse project in Ancram, New York, USA.

This contemporary guesthouse, which also serves as a gallery for the owner’s art collections, has a Y-shaped layout and is composed of a wooden structure clad in corrugated corten steel.

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The FLOAT House by Make it Right and Morphosis Architects

By • Oct 18, 2012

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This contemporary home was created in 2009 by the Make it Right program and Morphosis Architects in response to the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

The aim of the project was to meet the needs of families located in the Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

Such families require affordable, resilient housing with sustainable utilities.

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