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Casa G+S by Caprioglio Associati

By • Apr 21, 2011

Italian Studio Caprioglio Associati has completed the Casa G+S project.

This 5,380 square-foot single family residence is located in Monfumo, a small town in the Province of Treviso in the Italian region Veneto, about 50 km northwest of Venice.

The project started in 2006 and the three-story house was completed in 2010.

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The Hurtado Residence by Mark Tracy

By • Apr 21, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Award-winning interior designer Mark Tracy of Chemical Spaces has recently completed the Hurtado Residence.

This 10,000 square foot contemporary house in Las Vegas, Nevada, and was designed for “hip, young guests and partygoers.

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9 Elmstone House by Daniel Marshall Architects

By • Apr 20, 2011

Auckland-based practice Daniel Marshall Architects sent us photos of the 9 Elmstone House, a project recently completed.

Located in Remuera, a residential suburban area within Auckland city, New Zealand, this 4,300 square-foot contemporary residence was designed for a young family.

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The 700 Palms Residence by Ehrlich Architects

By • Apr 20, 2011

The 700 Palms Residence was designed by California-based Ehrlich Architects.

According to the architect, the objective for this eco-friendly home located in Venice, California was to design a high-performance residence that dissolves the barriers between indoors and outdoors and have the smallest carbon footprint in balance with lifestyle.

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Modern Concrete Beach Home in Israel by Pitsou Kedem Architect

By • Apr 20, 2011

Isreali architect Pitsou Kedem has deigned the Herzelia Pituah House 4 in collaboration with Turkish interiors and product designer Tanju Özelgin.

Located in Herzliya Pituah, a rich neighborhood on the western side of Herzliya, Israel, the 6,458 square-foot contemporary house was designed as a vacation home for a family living abroad.

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Contemporary Concrete House in Brisbane

By • Apr 19, 2011

Located in New Farm, an inner suburb of Brisbane, Australia, this superb concrete house was designed by local architect Architect Larry Weston.

The cleverly designed floor plan includes 3 bedrooms, study which could be easily used as a 4th bedroom, 2 bathrooms and multiple living and entertaining areas indoor and out.

“It’s quiet and private, with a mysterious yet modern charm making it perfect for the family.”

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Casa Corten in Sao Paulo by Studio MK27

By • Apr 19, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The Casa Corten is a 3,875 square foot single-family residence designed by Brazilian architect Marcio Kogan and his architecture firm, Studio MK27.

Located near the largest park in the city of São Paulo, Brazil, this contemporary home sits on a long and narrow lot.

This amazing house was completed in 2008.

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Villa La Danse des Etoiles in St Barts by Barnes and Coy

By • Apr 18, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Villa La Danse des Etoiles describes itself as “a masterful, magical work of art and architecture located in Point Milou, St Barts.

The views are unparalleled on the island. The rising sun over Tortue and the setting sun over Lorient Bay and St Jean Bay become part of your reverie while you bask in the glory of the details of this island vacation home.”

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The Ellis Park House by Altius Architecture

By • Apr 18, 2011

Studio Altius Architecture has completed the Ellis Park House project, a sigle-family house located in the Bloor West Village neighborhood of Toronto, Canada.

according to the architects, this contemporary residence was conceived as an “ecological urban home that places a bold emphasis on sustainability and contemporary living.

The home was constructed on an overgrown infill site, just steps from Bloor Street, that was considered unbuildable because of its 45 slope and shallow depth.

Where others saw obstacles the design team saw potential for an earth sheltered home, ideally sited in an urban context with good solar orientation and exceptional vistas over Toronto’s High Park.”

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Zeidler Residence by Ehrlich Architects

By • Apr 18, 2011

Located on the bluffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the 3,500 square-foot Zeidler Residence by Ehrlich Architects was designed for a retired couple with grown children.

The single-family residence sits on a relatively flat corner lot in Aptos, California.

Interior and exterior living and entertainment spaces are arranged to maximize views, natural light, and ocean breezes within a subtle, sophisticated material palette.

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House I by Yoshichika Takagi

By • Apr 17, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Japanese architectural studio Yoshichika Takagi has completed the House I located in Akita City, Japan.

Composed of a series of open and closed boxes, the 1,076 square-foot single family residence sits in the midst of a parking lot surrounded by large commercial buildings.

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Lake House by David Guerra Architecture and Interior

By • Apr 17, 2011

David Guerra Architecture and Interior has completed the Lake House, a contemporary house located in Rio Acima, a Brazilian municipality in the state of Minas Gerais.

Designed for a business women and an adult son, the 3,660 square foot residence sits on a sloping lot that affords with water or hillside panoramic views.

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Art Collector House by Burr and McCallum Architects

By • Apr 16, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Burr and McCallum Architects have completed the Berkshires XIII project in West Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

This 4,600 square-foot single family residence was built for an art collector.

With its triple glazed windows, super insulated walls and ceilings, and geothermal heating and cooling, the house received the Energy Star program’s highest rating.

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Villa Frenay in Netherlands by 70F Architecture

By • Apr 15, 2011

The Villa Frenay was designed by 70F Architecture in 2008 and the house was completed in 2010.

Located in Almere, the youngest city and the 6th largest in the Netherlands, this 4,154 single family house is a one story bungalow that was built for a budget of €460,000 ($650,000 at the time of writing).

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Albatross Residence by Bayden Goddard Design Architects

By • Apr 14, 2011

Bayden Goddard Design Architects (BGD Architects) has sent us photos of the Albatross Residence.

This majestic six bedroom, six bathroom beach front home is located on Mermaid Beach in Queensland, Australia.

The house was voted House of the Year 2009 in the regional category of the Australia Institute of Architects Awards.

Billionaire poker machine king Bruce Mathieson made the most expensive property purchase in Queensland the same year and bought the property for $18 million, far below what former owner paid for the lot and the house!

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Contemporary Three Story House in Brisbane

By • Apr 14, 2011

Located in Newstead, a riverside suburb of Brisbane in Australia, this property is ideal for those looking for a low maintenance inner city lifestyle.

Featuring clean lines and quality design, this home is an alternative to penthouse living.

Spread over three levels, this exclusive 3,929 square foot four bedroom five bathroom home not only offers sweeping views of the skyline but also maximizes on both space and style.

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House Near Poznan Project by NoeStudio Architects

By • Apr 13, 2011

Polish firm Neostudio Architects has completed this refurbishment project near Poznan in Poland.

The existing two story building was converted into a 2,410 square foot house by adding a single story extension to the property.

The addition accommodates the new kitchen and the living and dining rooms, while the existing building now houses the garage and the sleeping area on the first floor.

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