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Casa en Melides by Pedro Reis

By • Jun 3, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Portuguese architect Pedro Reis has completed the Casa en Melides project in 2010.

Located in Melides, Grândola, on the southern Alentejo Coast in Portugal, this 3,700 square foot contemporary residence was designed as a vacation home/week end retreat.


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North Beach Summer Retreat by Heliotrope Architects

By • May 30, 2011

The North Beach Residence was designed by Seattle-based practice Heliotrope Architects.

Completed in 2009, this 2,070 square foot coastal retreat is located in a beautiful natural landscape in Orcas Island, Washington.

Heliotrope Architects received a Merit Award – 2009 AIA Honor Awards for Washington Architecture for their design of North Beach.


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Bamboo Forest House by Roewu Architecture

By • Apr 26, 2011 •  Selected Work 

London-based studio Roewu Architecture has completed the Bamboo Forest House, a vacation house in eastern Taiwan.

Located in a dense urban area and confined on two sides by blank party walls the house must gain all its light and air from the street while maintaining privacy and security.

Designed to accommodate an extended family, the house has an unusual exterior with its bamboo screen.


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House in Menorca by Dom Arquitectura

By • Mar 4, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Menorca is one of the Baelaric Islands in the Mediterranean Sea belonging to Spain. It takes its name from being smaller than the nearby island of Majorca.

Its on this island that Spanish architect Pablo Serrano Elorduy, principal of Dom Arquitectura, has designed this beautiful 4,770 square foot residence.


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Ribbon Vacation House by G2 Estudio

By • Jan 30, 2011

The Ribbon mountainside house was designed by Argentinian architects G2 Estudio.

Located in San Carlos de Bariloche, Patagonia in Argentina, the construction of the residence (4,300 sq ft) was ordered by two families living in Tahiti, who wanted a vacation residence with a wide integrated space for leisure and recreation and all the necessary equipment to a holiday house.


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