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Unique House in Venice by Coscia Day Architecture and Design

By • Apr 5, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Anthony Coscia, principal in Coscia Day Architecture and Design, created for himself and his wife a 2,250 square foot home on a 40 ft wide suburban lot in the artistic neighbourhood of Venice, Los Angeles, in California.

The Skywave house is a hovering sculptural form emerging from a single articulated plane that contorts to produce unique interior spaces over a tall-glassed in first level.

A curved sheet of steel provides shade and protection, while the increased sense of space is accomplished with large glass walls, an enclosed outdoor living room and the multi level open plan.

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Taghkanic House by Thomas Phifer and Partners

By • Apr 4, 2011 •  Selected Work 

This award-winning 8,800 square foot home in Taghkanic, in the art of the historic Hudson Valley, New York, was designed by New York-based architectural firm Thomas Phifer and Partners.

Completed in 2002, this residence has won several awards in the following year, culminating in the AIA National Honor Award in 2004.

A 1,800 square foot pavilion, built mainly of glass and steel, surveys the landscape.

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23.2 House by Omer Arbel

By • Apr 3, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Canadian architect  Omer Arbel has completed the 23.2 House project in 2010.

Built on a large rural acreage near Vancouver in Canada, this house has a very unusual, unique design.

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The Kona Residence by Belzberg Architects

By • Apr 3, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Santa Monica-based studio Belzberg Architects has designed the Kona Residence in Hawaii, in collaboration with interior design studio MLK Studio.

This 8,000 square-foot dream house was completed in 2010 and won the Freestanding House 2010 Award from Interior Design magazine.

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WBE House, a Small Contemporary Home in Japan by AUAU

By • Apr 1, 2011

Nagoya-based Studio AUAU has completed the WBE House project in 2010.

This small two story residence is built on a very narrow lot in densely populated neighborhood of Kasugai, Japan.

Don’t you think this contemporary house stands apart from its neighbors?

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Modern Residence in Hyderabad by DDIR Architecture

By • Mar 30, 2011

Bangalor-based Studio DDIR Architecture has completed the Roa Residence in 2010.

The three story modern white home is located in Hyderabad, the capital of the state Andhra Pradesh, India and it features an amazing indoor swimming pool.

A beautiful home, but I’m not sure I like the barbed wires on top of the external walls…

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Contemporary Mountain Lodge in Norway

By • Mar 29, 2011

The ski chalet Skarsnuten was designed by Christopher Adams and Henriette Salvesen from Architecture firm div.A.

Located in Hemsedal, Norway, at an elevation of 3,300 feet, this 1,464 square foot modern mountain lodge offers four bedrooms, high ceilings and unique panoramic views of the slopes to its owners.

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Villa-K in Nagano by Cell Space Architects

By • Mar 28, 2011

Cell Space Architects firm has completed the Villa-K project in 2010.

The two story residence made of concrete and steel is located in Karuizawa, Nagano, Japan.

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The Olnick Spanu House by Alberto Campo Baeza Architects

By • Mar 27, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Designed by Madrid-based studio Alberto Campo Baeza Architects, the Olnick Spanu House is located in Garrison, New York.

This 9,700 square-foot residence, completed in 2008, stands out by its privileged situation and its amazing transparent living and dining spaces.

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The Mad Park Residence by Vandeventer + Carlander Architects

By • Mar 27, 2011

Vandeventer + Carlander Architects has completed the Mad Park project in Seattle, Washington.

This 5,546 square foot single family residence was designed to accommodate a family of six and offers five bedrooms in the upper level, but only two bathrooms!

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Contemporary Addition Designed by MCK Architects

By • Mar 26, 2011

Completely transformed and renovated by MCK Architects, the Queens Park House.

This 2,583 square-foot residence is located in Sydney, Australia.

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The Waterfall House by Andres Remy Arquitectos

By • Mar 26, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Argentinian studio Andres Remy Arquitectos has completed the Waterfall house.

This 3,660 square-foot residence is located in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Contemporary Waterfront Home in Sanctuary Cove

By • Mar 25, 2011 •  Selected Work 

This contemporary house is located in Sanctuary Cove, a gated community in the suburb of Hope Island in the Gold Coast area of Queensland, Australia.

The hilltop on which it is situated offers beautiful panoramas of the water and yachts in Sanctuary Cove.

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White House in Ayora by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

By • Mar 25, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Spanish architect Frank Silvestre has designed this beautiful minimalist white house in 2010.

Located in Ayora in the Valencia Community, Spain, the 2,475 square foot single family residence offers 3 bedrooms and two bathrooms to its lucky owners.

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Maison L, an Amazing Concrete House near Paris by Christian Pottgiesser

By • Mar 24, 2011 •  Selected Work 

French studio Christian Pottgiesser architecturespossibles has designed Maison L, a very unique residence for a six-person family, and was kind enough to send us some photos of the project.

Located half an hour’s drive west of Paris, the 9,360 square-foot residence sits on a roughly 54,000 square foot plot of old trees.

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The Treetop House by Matt Gibson Architecture

By • Mar 24, 2011

Matt Gibson Architecture has completed the Treetop House project, a renovation and extension of a Federation single fronted terrace located in Middle Park, a suburb of Melbourne in Australia.

The glass wall at the rear of the house with its detailed sheet metal screen is simply amazing!

Update: now with hires photos and floor plans.

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Prahran House by Nervegna Reed

By • Mar 23, 2011

Architect firm Nervegna Reed has designed the Prahran House in Melbourne, Australia, in collaboration with PH Architects.

This three bedroom, three bathroom single-family home sits on a very narrow inner city lot and include a private gallery in its basement.

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