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An absent architecture illuminates the mystery. The inspiration behind this project is derived from carefully listening to the subtle murmurs and whispers of environments like this, as well as the client's search for protection and shelter.
Project name
The Hill in Front of the Glen
Architecture firm
HW STUDIO Arquitectos
Location
El Vaquerito, Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico
Photography
Cesar Bejar (Rainy Mood Pictures), Dane Alonso (Sunny Mood Pictures), Video by Mavix. Hugo Tirso Dominguez
It is a project to enjoy Yucatan, its sky, its wind and its vegetation. The footprint of the house is just one fifth of the land extension, always leaving free space and vegetation as the protagonist.
Project name
Akúun House (Casa Akúun)
Architecture firm
Arkham Project / GCW
Location
Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico
Photography
Yoshihiro Koitani
Two years two months and two days, the writer Henry David Thoreau lived in a cabin which he built himself in Walden Pond, Massachusetts, his childhood town. In just about a space of 3 m x 4.5 meters lakeside, he developed himself as an individual isolated from society looking for inspiration of the natural and its origins.
Project name
La Casa del Sapo
Architecture firm
Espacio 18 Arquitectura
Location
Zapotengo, Oaxaca, Mexico
Photography
Onnis Luque, Fabian Martinez
''El Alambique'' house, located in the Puembo region at the outskirts of Quito, between the Chiche and Guambí rivers has been located at a sloped site, overlooking a ravine. One of the design challenges was to sort out a home with a 70% first floor architectural program under the sloped topographic conditions, while allowing the internal garden to...
Project name
¨EL Alambique¨ House
Architecture firm
Najas Arquitectos
Location
Puembo, Quito, Ecuador
Photography
BICUBIK
The stylishly designed house rises out of the sand dune, overlooking the ocean at Sunshine Beach, on the east coast of Australia, approximately 120km north of Brisbane.
Project name
McAnally Residence
Architecture firm
Gavin Maddock Design Studio
Location
Sunshine Beach, Australia
Photography
Scott Burrows Photographer
Biselli Katchborian Arquitetos: The site is defined by a steep slope towards the privileged view of a forest that suggested a vertical organization of the requested program. The ground floor - the entrance to the residence, slightly elevated above the street - is the middle level of the building.
Project name
BRM House
Architecture firm
Biselli Katchborian Arquitetos
Location
Curitiba, Paraná ,Brazil
Photography
Nelson Kon
Completed by Ecuadorian architecture studio Orense Arquitectos, Mocoli house tries to be a sculpture that captivates by its purist line, reflection and silence; an encounter with yourself and create captivating tours which are the main axles in the search of generating a new connection between the natural and a space to live in achieving in its int...
Project name
Mocoli House
Architecture firm
Orense Arquitectos
Location
Isla Mocolí, Samborondón, Guayas. Ecuador
Photography
JAG Studio
Designed by Brazilian architecture firm Stemmer Rodrigues Arquitetura, Casa Da Figueira is a house where a sculptural fig tree contrasts with the hardness of the concrete structure on the façade. 
Project name
Fig House (Casa Da Figueira)
Architecture firm
Stemmer Rodrigues Arquitetura
Location
Eldorado do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Photography
Marcelo Donadussi