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Ten Broeck Cottage by Messana O’Rorke

By • Mar 23, 2011

Messana O’Rorke architects has completed the Ten Broeck Cottage renovation project in Columbia County, New York.

The original Dutch style house, built in the 18th century, was extended to provide additional accommodations, kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, exercise room with steam room and sauna.

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Tangga House by Guz Architects

By • Mar 23, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The Tangga House is another Singapore’s dream home designed by Guz Architects.

Completed in 2009, the 7,663 square foot residence is located in Holland Village, an elite district of Singapore that is famous amongst the expatriate community.

The luxury single-family home gives the owners the opportunity to live in harmony and comfort with nature, in Singapore’s hot tropical climate.

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Concrete House in Kyoto by Atelier Boronski

By • Mar 22, 2011

Kyoto-based architecture studio Atelier Boronski has completed the T-House project in 2010.

Located in Kyoto, Japan, this 1,087 square foot three story residence was designed for a young couple sits on a small hill overlooking the former imperial capital of Japan.

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Wonderful Beach Home in Carpinteria

By • Mar 22, 2011 •  Selected Work 

This exceptional beach home built in 1979 was completely remodeled in 2008.

Located on the beach front in Carpinteria along Southern California’s “Gold Coast”, the 5,979 square foot, five bedroom, six 1/2 bathroom residence offers expansive walls of glass which showcase breathtaking views of the gently curving sandy beach at Padaro Lane.

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The Bojanic House by Martin Fenlon Architecture

By • Mar 20, 2011

The Bojanic House was designed by architect Studio Martin Fenlon Architecture.

This 2,500 square foot single family has four bedrooms, four bathrooms and is located at the top of the hills of Sherman Oaks, a district in the San Fernando Valley area of the city of Los Angeles, California.

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Beautiful Two Sisters Red House by NRJA

By • Mar 20, 2011

Located in Langstini, a district of Riga in Latvia, these two twin homes were designed by Riga-based architectural firm NRJA to accommodate two separate families.

The first floor of this 3,600 residence is shared by the two families and connects the second floor wings,each inhabited by one family.

This projects reminds of Studio B Architects’ Nove 1 Residence.

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St Paul Residence in Denver by Beaton Design

By • Mar 19, 2011

Designed by Beaton Design in 2006, three years went into the construction of this totally custom built contemporary home, and it shows in every facet of its impeccable detail.

Located in Cherry Creek North, one of the most prestigious neighborhood of Denver, Colorado, this 7,066 square foot, four bedroom, five bathroom home is designed for relaxed everyday living and fluid indoor-outdoor entertaining.

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Summer Street Bach Renovation by Patterson Associates

By • Mar 17, 2011

Auckland-based Architecture firm Patterson Associates has sent us photos of the Summer Street Bach project.

This home was designed by Andrew Patterson in 1993 and won most major Architectural Awards in the country in the following year.

Ten years later it was listed amongst one of the 50 best Residential buildings in New Zealand by “Home and Garden”.

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Vivienda 4 Development by A-cero Architects

By • Mar 17, 2011

Spanish architectural firm A-cero designed Vivienda 4, a development of 30 modern residences located in Pozuelo de Alarcón, a suburb near Madrid, Spain.

All the houses are extremely similar,  with an exclusive design and geometric shapes.

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Joc House, a Dream Home in South Africa by Nico van der Meulen Architects

By • Mar 16, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Johannesburg-based studio Nico van der Meulen Architects has designed the Joc House, a 9,600 square foot villa for a mature couple.

The luxury residence sits on a 26 and a half acres parcel of land on a northern slope in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Sosnowski Residence by Chen+Suchart Studio

By • Mar 16, 2011

Phoenix-based architectural firm Chen+Suchart Studio has designed the Sosnowski Residence in a 1950’s era dense neighborhood of Tempe, Arizona.

The U-shaped 3,427 square-foot home offers three bedrooms, three bathrooms.

All the lower level rooms open to the peaceful inner-courtyard outdoor swimming pool.

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Beautiful House on the Mountain by Alric Galindez Architects

By • Mar 15, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Alric Galindez Architects has designed the Casa S, a contemporary house located in Bariloche, Argentina.

This 6,360 square foot residence has 7 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and offers stunning views of the surrounding area, thanks to its floor-to-ceiling glass walls.

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House with a Slide in Japan by LEVEL Architects

By • Mar 15, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The 1,762 square-foot Nakameguro home designed by Japanese Studio LEVEL Architects is located in Meguro-ku, one of the municipalities of Tokyo, Japan.

The three story residence is equipped with a slide integrated into it that connects all three floors.

A staircase wraps around one side of the rectangular house and the slide encircles the other, giving the residents the option to descend by the stairs or by slide.

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Windowless House in Portugal by Aires Mateus & Associados

By • Mar 14, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Located in Leiria, Portugal, this unique minimalist white house was designed by architects firm Aires Mateus & Associados.

“The private areas are at street level under the plot, around a central courtyard with rooms opening to private patios in a intimate environment.

The living rooms are around a void, that collects light from above and gazes the castle at the city center.”

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The Sunlight Residence from Proto Homes

By • Mar 13, 2011

Proto Homes, a Californian home builder, has completed their first house, the Sunlight Residence.

Located in Baldwin Hills, a neighborhood of Los Angeles, this 2,650 square feet residence includes a garage, three bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms.

At the time of writing, this brand new contemporary home is offered at $850,000.

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Open Air Sculpture House in Warsaw by Marek Rytych Architekt

By • Mar 12, 2011

Poland-based architectural firm Marek Rytych Architekt has designed this contemporary 4,300 square-foot house in the suburbs of Warsaw, Poland.

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The Meera House by Guz Architects

By • Mar 11, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The Meera House is another Singapore’s dream home designed by Guz Architects.

This house is located on a new housing estate on the island of Sentosa adjacent to Singapore.

The plots are not large and neighboring buildings are built close to the sides of each house.

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