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House NC by Sequeira Arquitectos Associados

By • May 29, 2011

Braga-based studio Sequeira Arquitectos Associados has completed the Casa NC project.

This three-story 7,000 square foot residence is located in Guimarães, an historical city in Braga district, Portugal.

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Villa Rotterdam 2 Renovation by Ooze

By • May 29, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Designed by Rotterdam-based studio Ooze, the Rotterdam Villa 2 project is a complete renovation of an existing detached house built a few decades ago and extended several times since then.

Located in Rotterdam in The Netherlands, the now 4,300 square foot residence has six bedrooms and five and a half bathrooms.

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House in the Woods by Parque Humano Architects

By • May 28, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Mexico-based studio Parque Humano has designed the Casa en el Bosque (House in the Woods) project.

The house is located in Valle de Bravo city in Mexico State, Mexico.

The plot faces Avándaro Lake and the protected forest area of Cerro Gordo, rich in pine and oak trees.

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Ski House H2o by Hughes Umbanhowar Architects

By • May 27, 2011

Hughes Umbanhowar Architects is an architectural firm with studios in South Florida and Los Angeles.

The practice has designed the Ski House H2o, a 3,100 square foot house located in Hobe Sound, an exurban area in southern Martin County near the Atlantic Ocean in Florida.

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XXS House in Slovenia by Dekleva Gregoric Arhitekti

By • May 27, 2011

As its name suggests, XXS House is a tiny house designed by Ljubljana-based studio Dekleva Gregoric Arhitekti.

Located in Krakovo, a medieval fishing village that today forms a part of Ljubljana center, this contemporary residence designed as a vacation home for a couple has a total square footage of 463 on two levels!

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Wall-less House by Tezuka Architects

By • May 26, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Designed by Tokyo-based practice Tezuka Architects, this 2,650 square foot house is supported only by its central core and by two a pair of extremely thin steel columns.

The three story contemporary home is located in Setagaya-ku, one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan, and was completed in 2000.

The best part of the house is the ground floor level with no walls: the internal space are extending 360 degree out to the garden!

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Christie Beach Residence by Altius Architecture

By • May 26, 2011

Altius Architecture has completed the Christie Beach Residence project in 2009.

Located in Christie Beach, Ontario in Canada, this 6,000 square foot residence was designed to reduce the energy footprint of the home as much as possible without compromising comfort.

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House on the Flight of Birds by Bernardo Rodrigues

By • May 25, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Portuguese architect Bernardo Rodrigues has sent us photos of the House on the Flight of Birds, a project completed in 2010.

This single family residence is located in Ribeira Grande, a municipality on Soa Miguel island in the Azores, Portugal.

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Gunter Grove Residence in West London

By • May 25, 2011

This beautiful four bedroom 3,103 square foot home is located in the heart of Chelsea, London, and offers bright and luxuriously finished living space that optimizes the use of light and space.

The property is arranged over four floors and incorporates two levels of amazing open-plan living and entertaining spaces.

With a striking glass roofed atrium, the property’s main reception area features a glass bridge leading to a roomy/airy study.

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Casa CC by Longhi Architects

By • May 24, 2011

Lima-based practice Longhi Architects has completed the Casa CC Project in 2010.

The 4,190 square-foot contemporary beach house is located on Misterio beach, 72 miles (117 kilometers) South of Lima, Peru.

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Amazing Bakery Warehouse Conversion in Melbourne by Jackson Clements Burrows

By • May 24, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Melbourne-based architectural firm Jackson Clements Burrows (JCB) transformed this former bakery and warehouse into an expansive and elegant family home.

This project began in 2006 as a residential warehouse fit-out of the former Golden Crust Bakery in Armadale, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia.

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Sustainable House Ocho by Feldman Architecture

By • May 23, 2011 •  Selected Work 

San Francisco-based studio Feldman Architecture has sent us photos of the House Ocho project.

Located in Carmel, a small city in Monterey County, California, the 2,900 square-foot residence was built in 2004 by Groza Construction, with the help of green roof consultant Rana Creek.

The house received an Energy and Sustainability Honor award from the American Institute of Architects in 2007 for its use of passive solar heating and living roofs which made the project very energy efficient.
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North London Eco House by SHH

By • May 23, 2011

London-based studio SHH has designed this eco-friendly two story residence in the North of London.

The 3,000 square foot home was designed for a couple and their two young children, and has won the International Design & Architecture Awards 2010 in the Eco House category.

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Mountains and Opening House by EASTERN Design Office

By • May 22, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The Mountains and Opening house is a design room for a Japanese sneaker brand, “Dragon Beard”, as well as a residential house.

Designed by Japanese studio EASTERN Design Office, this 3,895 square foot estate is located in Takarazuka, Hyogo, Japan and was completed in 2009.

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Villa Q in Finland by Avanto Architects

By • May 21, 2011

Helsinki-based studio Avanto Architects has designed the Villa Q project.

The 3,230 square foot house is located in Veräjämäki, a central neighborhood of Helsinki, Finland and was completed in 2008.

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House In by Miyahara Architect Office

By • May 21, 2011

Japanese studio Miyahara Architect Office has completed the House In project last February.

This 1,091 square-foot single family residence is located in Kanagawa, Japan, and was designed for a couple and their two grown-up children.

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Beach Road 2 House by Hughes Umbanhowar Architects

By • May 20, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Hughes Umbanhowar Architects is an architectural firm with studios in South Florida and Los Angeles.

The practice has designed the Beach Road 2 Residence, a 3,600 square foot beach house located in Jupiter Island, a town on the barrier island of Jupiter Island in Florida.
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