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Tsao & McKown Architects Design a Green Home in Singapore

By • May 14, 2016

Astrid Hill House by Tsao & McKown Architects (1)

Astrid Hill House is a private home designed by Tsao & McKown Architects.

It is located in Singapore, and was completed in 2015.

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Villa Sterk by Inbo

By • Feb 27, 2014

Amsterdam-based architectural firm Inbo has created the Villa Sterk.

Completed in 2013, this 5,059 square foot, energy efficient, modern house is located in Bontebok, The Netherlands.

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Naturalmente Chic by Daniele Menichini

By • Nov 15, 2013 •  Selected Work 

Italian architect Daniele Menichini has designed the Naturalmente Chic in Treviso, Italy.

Completed in 2013, this 678 square foot contemporary housing module was created based on an environmentally friendly prefabricated system.

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Mod Cott by Mell Lawrence Architects

By • Jul 28, 2013

Mell Lawrence Architects created this modern residence in 2008 for a client located in Lake Buchanan, Texas, USA.

It features photovoltaic panels, a rainwater collection system, and eco-friendly xeriscaping.

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Sag Harbor House in the Woods by Jendretzki

By • May 25, 2013

Argentine architect Pablo Jendretzki created this contemporary residence in Sag Harbor, New York, USA.

It is a renovation project that expanded the home’s exterior living spaces and improved the building’s overall sustainability.

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Forever House by WoodWoodWard Architecture

By • Apr 26, 2013

WoodWoodWard Architecture created this contemporary home in 2012 for a client living in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

The patterned exterior is due to the use of ‘clinker bricks’, a material favored by architects in the early 20th century for its superior water resistance, thermal conductivity, and charm.

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Lake House 2 by McClellan Architects

By • Apr 5, 2013 •  Selected Work 

This contemporary residence is a project by the Seattle-based firm McClellan Architects.

It features an elevator, a green roof, LED lighting, and gorgeous waterfront views.

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Modern Family Home by Dennis Gibbens Architects

By • Apr 4, 2013

Dennis Gibbens Architects created this modern home in 2012 for a client located in Venice, California, USA.

The 12,000 square foot property also includes a sports court, pool, spa, and detached guest house.

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Washington Park Hilltop Residence by Stuart Silk Architects

By • Mar 7, 2013 •  Selected Work 

Stuart Silk Architects created this Seattle, Washington, USA residence in 2012.

It is a sustainable home that features a system of small ‘canals’ inspired by those found in Venice, Italy and Suzhou, China.

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Romantik Hotel Muottas Muragl by Franzun AG

By • Jan 12, 2013 •  Selected Work 

Set in the alps of Samedan, Switzerland, this sustainable, contemporary hotel is a 2010 renovation by Franzun AG.

Visitors can look forward to unforgettable views and a luxurious, yet environmentally conscious mountain retreat.

Bookings are available through Muottas Muragl.

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Island Retreat by Fearon Hay Architects

By • Aug 6, 2012

Auckland-based architectural firm Fearon Hay Architects has designed the Island Retreat on Waiheke Island, New Zealand.

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The Diane Middlebrook Memorial Building by CCS Architecture

By • Jul 20, 2012

American architectural firm CCS Architecture has completed the Diane Middlebrook Memorial Building in Woodside, California, USA.

The building is made up of separate studios. These studios are meant to be utilized by artists who need time away to concentrate on their work or find inspiration.

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Hillside Residence by Trunbull Griffin Haesloop Architects

By • Jul 10, 2012

San Francisco-based studio Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects has designed the Hillside Residence.

Completed in 2010, this 5,900 square foot, modern and eco-friendly home seems to emerge from the hillside providing spectacular views of Mount Tamalpais and the San Francisco Bay. It is located in Kentfield, California, USA.

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The Power Haus by Josh Wynne Construction

By • Jun 6, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The Power Haus was built by Florida-based builder Josh Wynne Construction.

Located in Sarasota, Florida, the house has achieved a minus 22 HERS index, the lowest HERS rating on record in the US, and is producing more energy than it consumes on a yearly basis.

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Stunning Coastal House in Costa Rica by SPG Architects

By • Apr 11, 2011

SPG Architects transformed an abandoned steel frame and concrete slab structure erected on a remote Costa Rican coastal hillside into a five-level, indoor-outdoor residence on a rain-forested mountainside overlooking the Golfo Dulce in Costa Rica.

Located on a rain-forested site that overlooks the Pacific Ocean, the 18,000 square foot house is “environmentally sensitive, technologically advanced, and modernist by design.

Although the structure was beautifully sited, it needed considerable re-thinking to become a viable and beautiful home. “

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Xiao-Yen’s House Transformation by Craig Steely

By • Feb 15, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The Xian-Yen’s House is located in San Francisco, California.

This 3,500 sq ft two-unit residence was heavily remodeled in 2010 by Craig Steely Architecture.

According to Craig Steely, ” the extensive remodel of the house began by tearing away the substandard remodeling that had taken place over the past 100 years and replacing it with spaces more appropriate to the client’s program.

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