Injecting a dose of mid-century California modernism to the Rocky Mountain West, Tengoku Residence embraces the natural terrain of Jackson Hole in an unexpectedly modern way. Diverging from the mountain modern style typical of the region, the design of the 4,739-square-foot vacation home was inspired by the owner couple’s shared love of Japanese Ze...
Project name
Tengoku Residence
Architecture firm
CLB Architects
Location
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Photography
Matthew Millman (winter), John Ellis (summer)
The Breezy Villa is designed for a family of nine, being built in Montenegro, with biggest challenge on the alignment of the plan & the facade.
Project name
The Breezy Villa
Architecture firm
Plk21 Studio
Location
Montenegro
Tools used
Autodesk 3ds Max, V-ray Renderer, Adobe Photoshop
Set atop a hardened lava flow with views of sky, sun, and water, this family compound strikes a balance between modernity and tradition. Old and new ebb and flow through a simple composition of small structures linked by a lush courtyard and a series of walkways and patios.
Project name
Makani’ Eka
Architecture firm
Walker Warner Architects
Location
The Big Island, Hawaii
Photography
Matthew Millman
Casa Cocol was part of an old house from the Porfiriato era and that over time was subdivided until it had its currents dimensions with 165 square meters of surface. Casa Cocol transmits a sense of tranquility and comfort, through the use of its materials, colors and textures, highlighting the pieces of Mexican folk art obtained from different corn...
Project name
Casa Cocol
Architecture firm
Workshop Diseño y Construcción, Taller Estilo Arquitectura
Location
Mérida, Yucatán, México
Photography
Tamara Uribe
Selva Alegre was created to take inspiration from the surrounding environment, the Andes Mountains in Ecuador. The project was seen as a modern version of the historic Spanish hacienda that dominates the mountainous landscapes from Columbia to Peru.
Project name
Selva Alegre Residence
Architecture firm
Los Chillos, Leppanen Anker Arquitectura
Location
Andes Mountains, Ecuador
Photography
BICUBIK, JAG Studio
Kepdarroch Farmhouse is a new-build home on a working farm, designed for a young family. Set in an open agricultural landscape, the house is arranged loosely around an informal courtyard, making reference to familiar clusters of farm buildings, steadings and cottages.
Project name
Kepdarroch Farmhouse
Architecture firm
Baillie Baillie Architects
Location
Stirlingshire, Scotland
Photography
Alex James-Aylin
Approached initially to consult on site-selection, the firm encouraged the clients to focus on features that are unique to the San Juans such as grassy basalt rock outcroppings set within a Douglas fir and pacific madrone forest. The owners later purchased a hillside parcel possessing these features, the rock outcroppings forming a small clearing.
Project name
Buck Mountain Cabin
Architecture firm
Heliotrope Architects
Location
Orcas Island, Washington, USA
Photography
Taj Howe, Sean Airhart

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