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Backyard House by SHED Architecture & Design

By • Jun 12, 2012 •  Selected Work 

Seattle-based studio SHED Architecture & Design has designed the Backyard House.

Completed in 2008, this 1,960 square foot, two story home with a roof-top terrace is located in Seattle, Washington, USA.

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Douceur House by C & M Architects

By • Jun 11, 2012

Indian architectural firm C & M Architects has redesigned the Douceur House and its property, located in Auroville, Puducherry, India.

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Contemporary Family Residence by Oscar Mesa

By • Jun 8, 2012

Contemporary Family Residence by Oscar Mesa (1)

Colombian architect Oscar Mesa has designed this contemporary family residence located in Medellin, Colombia.

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Altamira Residence by Marmol Radziner

By • May 2, 2012 •  Selected Work 

Los Angeles-based studio Marmol Radziner has designed the Altamira Residence.

Completed in 2007, this 15,500 square foot complex with a main residence, study, guesthouse, and garage is located in Palos Verdes, California, USA.

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Saratoga Creek House by WA Design

By • Feb 6, 2012

Berkeley-based studio WA Design has completed the Saratoga Creek House project in 2009.

This 7,000 square foot, two-story contemporary residence sits on a two acres lot is located in Saratoga, a city in Santa Clara County, California, USA.

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Howie’s Homestay by Bensley Architects

By • Jan 19, 2012 •  Selected Work 

Howie’s HomeStay is “an exclusive sanctuary of complete serenity” located in Chieng Mai, Thailand.

Designed by Bensley Architects and neighboring the world-famous Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai, this resort residence is a striking collection of seven residential pavilions tucked away among four acres of verdant tropical gardens, rippling streams and water gardens.

The property is comprised of seven main structures ­including living, dining, master bedroom suite, studio and three private guest pavilions,­ as well as three additional salas.

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The Lake House by Mark Dziewulski Architect

By • Jan 12, 2012 •  Selected Work 

San Francisco-based studio Mark Dziewulski Architect has designed the Cliff House project, referred to as “The Lake House” by its present owners.

Started in June 2006 and completed in February 2010, this 8,694 square foot five story contemporary home all made of steal, concrete and glass features four bedroom, four bathroom, a glass elevator, a six level glass stairwell and of course a private pier.

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Bridle Road House – Gubbins House by Antonio Zaninovic Architecture Studio

By • Jun 22, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Cape Town-based Antonio Zaninovic Architecture Studio has completed the Bridle Road House (also called Gubbins House) in collaboration with Rees Roberts & Partners.

This contemporary residence is located at the base of Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa.

The project won a 2010 Honor Award from the American Society and Landscape Architects for its many sustainable features and its amazing local flora garden.

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Shanghai Houtan Park by Turenscape

By • May 2, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Built on a brownfield of a former industrial site, Houtan Park is a regenerative living landscape on Shanghai’s Huangpu riverfront in China.

Designed by Beijing-based practice Turenscape, the park was completed in 2010 for the Shanghai World Expo to accommodate for a large number of visitors during the event’s running time and then remain as a permanent waterfront park by the huangpu river.

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The Lost Gardens of Heligan in Cornwall

By • Apr 7, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Located near near the village of Mevagissey in Cornwall, the Lost Gardens of Heligan, are one of one of Cornwall’s must-visit gardens.

Originally owned by the Tremayne family for over 400 years, the gardens fell into a state of neglect after the first World War when many of the gardeners sadly lost their lives.

It wasn’t until 1990 that the derelict gardens were discovered by Tim Smit (who went on to create Cornwall’s Eden Project) and John Willis, who was a descendant of the Tremayne family.

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Vertical Gardens in Europe

By • Mar 7, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Since 2004, Swedish company Vertical Garden Design, has focused on the design aspect of vertical gardens to offer projects that stand out from the average range.

Created by Michael Hellgrzen, a Swedish architect, the company involves a continuous effort to increase the knowledge about suitable plants in order to create gardens for a wide range of locations and climates.

Here’s a few examples of Vertical Garden Design’s work in Europe.

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House in Tavira by Vitor Vilhena Architects

By • Feb 11, 2011

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