Carlos Zwick Architekten BDA: Thousands of excursionists used to enjoy homemade ice cream and lemonade on this historic lakeside property in Potsdam until the old park cafe there closed its doors. 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Berlin-based architect Carlos Zwick fell in love with the overgrown property.
Project name
House by the lake
Architecture firm
Carlos Zwick Architekten BDA
Location
Potsdam, Germany
Photography
José Campos
You cannot renovate a building without learning the basics. Some contractors take years before they can master the art of remodeling. But if you plan on doing the renovations yourself, you have to learn the secret to how professional renovation contractors get the job done. 
Written by
Chris Jackson
Photography
Max Vakhtbovych
Project name
Floating suites
Architecture firm
Aryan Kamaliha
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Tools used
Autodesk Revit, Lumion, Adobe Lightroom
Lópx+ Arquitectos: Inspiration, Contemporary design and architecture immerse in the depths of our traditions and great Mexican cultural heritage, creating a unique concept of Mexican lifestyle.
Project name
MUSA
Architecture firm
Lópx+ Arquitectos
Location
Bucerías, Nayárit, Mexico
Photography
Lopx+ Arquitectos
Tetro Arquitetura: The roots house, located in Jardim Europa in São Paulo, is a suspended monolith full of gardens and water. Below, the whole area opens onto the lawn, above, a terrace and an open-air cinema open to the city skyline. 
Project name
Roots House
Architecture firm
Tetro Arquitetura
Location
Jardim Europa, São Paulo, Brazil
Tools used
AutoCAD, SketchUp, Lumion, Adobe Photoshop
In the chaos of life today a home needs to be a place of refuge, a solitude for the homeowners to retreat to. Built for an Italian couple, the design pays homage both to the clients' Italian heritage and that of the Toronto residential building fabric, while ensuring a sensitivity towards wellbeing, mobility, and convenience.
Project name
High Park Residence
Architecture firm
Batay-Csorba Architects
Location
Toronto, Canada
Photography
Doublespace Photography

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Casa Oyamel designed by Rafael Pardo Ramos