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When it comes to the restoration of Colonial houses in Merida, one is always immersed in an atmosphere of calm and mystery that surrounds the ancient constructions of the city, thick walls and small windows generate cozy environments that invite rest and intimacy, as happens in Casa Lohr and its old halls. This sense of mystery and calm is meant to...
Project name
Casa Lohr
Architecture firm
20Diezz (Veinte Diezz Arquitectos)
Location
Mérida, Yucatan, Mexico
Photography
Manolo R. Solis
Set of villas located next to a pine forest. The volumes develop perpendicularly to the road, facing south. They land along the natural slope of the land, the garage, with only one floor, finishes the volumetry. The house basis begins as a wall, then surrounds the main volume and finally, again as a wall embraces the garage, giving a sense of c...
Project name
Houses in the pine forest
Architecture firm
PK Arquitetos
Location
Estoril, Portugal
Photography
Ivo Tavares Studio
The Atherton pavilions consist of two accessory structures that are richly detailed and intimately connected to the landscape. Identical in footprint, height, and materials, one of the modest 450-square-foot structures serves as an outdoor kitchen and dining area while the other is a multifunctional space, used mostly for meditation and exercise.
Project name
The Atherton Pavilions
Architecture firm
Feldman Architecture
Location
Atherton, California, USA
Photography
Adam Rouse
Summer Patio is situated in “Zapovedniy Bor” village estate in a natural reserve on former hunting grounds, close to Nerskaya river. The village is surrounded by a pine forest with clean air. All of the houses are built of wood, which correlates with lovely ecological environment of the location. Picturesque landscape with tall pines and the client...
Project name
A Sail, Pine Trees and Sea-Salted Boards Under the Moon
Architecture firm
Bureau A4
Location
Moscow Region, "Zapovedniy Bor" village estate
Photography
Ilya Ivanov
The site is a typical 30’ x 50’ peri-urban parcel of land located in towards the south of Bangalore, Electronic city. Trapped on three sides by plots which eventually will have neighboring houses, only the front opens out to the road allowing for provision of light & ventilation to the house.
Project name
LUCID
Architecture firm
ma+rs
Location
Bangalore, India
Photography
Arjun Krishna Photography
Located in a densely populated heritage conservation area, the heart and soul of a remodelled split level workers cottage is a new double-height void, dramatically top-lit by large skylights. Generous volumes replace original cellular rooms and dog legged circulation within a compact footprint, overlaid with a rich heritage tapestry.
Project name
Intersect House
Architecture firm
Panda Studio Architecture
Location
Australia
Photography
Daniella Stein Photography
The Wakecrest Residence is a residential renovation exercising the deliberate peeling back and distilling of an original 1962 enclosure organized around a dramatic 180-degree view over the Pacific Ocean in Malibu California. Exposing and refinishing particular features of the existing structure such as the irregular-width wood ceiling boards lining...
Project name
Wakecrest Residence
Architecture firm
ShubinDonaldson
Location
Malibu, California, United States
Photography
Benny Chan
M2 Senos Arquitectos: All around you can still feel the old farm fields, but this is still a very urban house. The owners inherited the land from their grandparents and decided to build this house on it. A ground floor (or predo minantly ground floor) house that accomplishes the family ́s desires. The parcel, with little depth, extends slowly along...
Project name
Casa em Ílhavo (Ílhavo House)
Architecture firm
M2 Senos Arquitectos
Location
Rua das Cancelas, Ílhavo, Portugal
Photography
Ivo Tavares Studio