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YH2 Architecture: Initially built as a small storage space by the first owner who was a lumberman, the shed was later rearranged into a forest refuge by its next owners. La Colombière (Dovery) thus represents the completion and third phase of this simple one-storey construction into a true retreat expanding on three floors.
Project name
La Colombière
Architecture firm
YH2 Architecture
Location
Sutton, Quebec, Canada
Photography
Francis Pelletier, Loukas Yiacouvakis
The Tehran-based architecture studio ZAV Architects has recently completed Presence in Hormuz 2, a community of Superadobe earthbag domes that empowers its residents. Built with earth-based materials, these colorful domes were constructed with the help of local residents looking to revive their local economy.
Project name
Presence in Hormuz 2
Architecture firm
ZAV Architects
Location
Hormuz Island, Iran
Photography
Payman Barkhordari, Tahmineh Monzavi, Soroush Majidi, DJI
Alexandre-de-Sève Town House: When Heritage and Contemporary Meet. Restoring a 19th-century house while retaining the heritage and creating a contemporary addition is quite a challenge. The original 60 m² building has been fully restored and converted into two apartments: a two-floor 4 ½ and a 3 ½ on the second floor.
Project name
Alexandre-de-Sève town house
Architecture firm
Guillaume Lévesque architecte
Location
Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Photography
Charles Lanteigne photo
Casa Canela designed by Workshop Diseño y Construcción aims to respect and honor the historic values of colonial architecture of Yucatan, in a pure and sober way, combining with contemporary details and comfort of current lifestyle in order to create a small oasis in the middle of the city.
Project name
Canela House
Architecture firm
Workshop Diseño y Construcción
Location
Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico
Photography
Tamara Uribe
In designing the LA home of a movie director known for his powerfully explosive, high impact cinematic experiences, Oppenheim Architecture partnered with the director's hydraulics team (who make his sets fly) to create a large pivoting window wall on the pool cabana. Twenty-five thousand pounds of counterweight enable the window wall's natural stas...
Project name
L.A. Villa
Architecture firm
Oppenheim Architecture
Location
Los Angeles, California
Tools used
ArchiCAD, Adobe Photoshop
The key for a unique house? IdealPark car lift, Exploring a Bauhaus villa in Augsburg, Germany by Ulrich Reitenberger Bau GmbH
Project name
Bauhaus Villa
Architecture firm
Ulrich Reitenberger Bau GmbH
Location
Augsburg, Germany
Photography
Betulla Studio
The Cape Town-based architectural practice Wright Architects recently completed Cranberry Pavilion, a private residence located in Camps Bay, Cape Town.
Project name
Cranberry Pavilion
Architecture firm
Wright Architects
Location
Camps Bay, Cape Town, South Africa
Photography
Christian Cooke
We designed this house for a family who decided to move out of the city to be closer to nature. The building is located in the Vinnitsa region of Ukraine on the bank of the Southern Bug river. The aesthetic concept of the project was dictated by the picturesque landscape. We decided to integrate the building into the surroundings as much as possibl...
Project name
Vin House
Architecture firm
Bogdanova Bureau
Location
Vinnytsia region, Ukraine
Photography
Andrey Bezuglov