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This 2,900-square-foot home in Seattle’s Magnolia neighborhood was designed for an active couple looking for a strong connection to the outdoors, access to daylight, and a clear open plan. Their goal was to have a modest house within walking distance of neighborhood amenities that creatively solves the puzzle of openness and privacy on an urban lot...
Project name
Magnolia Residence
Architecture firm
mwworks
Location
Seattle, Washington, USA
Photography
Andrew Pogue
5 Fin Whale Way is located in a tranquil coastal village called Kommetjie about 40km south of Cape Town, South Africa. It is halfway down the mountainous Cape Peninsula that juts out into the Atlantic Ocean at the south-western extremity of the African continent.
Project name
5 Fin Whale Way
Architecture firm
SALT Architects
Location
Kommetjie, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Photography
Lindsay Rae Michael
L’Accostée House is located in the Adstock area, on the shores of Lac St-François. The clients have lived on this beautiful site for a few years and enjoy aquatic activities on the lake. Since their original house was in poor condition and becoming too small for their growing family, they decided to rebuild while preserving the natural surroundings...
Project name
L'Accostée House
Architecture firm
Bourgeois / Lechasseur architects
Location
Lac-St-François, Adstock, Canada
Photography
Adrien Williams
The House Terrazas is a single-family home, located in one of the closest place to the mountains in the City of Villa Allende, Cordoba. Thought for a 4 member’s family, a young couple with two little sons.
Project name
Vivienda Terrazas de la Villa
Architecture firm
Octava Estudio Cba
Location
Villa Allende, Cordoba, Argentina
Photography
Gonzalo Viramonte
Faulkner Architects reveals Viewfinder House in Truckee, California, a home designed to capture dramatic mountain views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. 
Project name
Viewfinder House
Architecture firm
Faulkner Architects
Location
Truckee, California, USA
Photography
Paul Hamill
Casa 3 Piedras gets its name from the old tortilla mill that once housed inside its stone walls. This Yucatecan corner is surrounded by fruit trees creating a small colonial paradise within the city, ideal for relaxing and enjoying the space.
Project name
Casa 3 Piedras (House 3 Stones)
Architecture firm
Workshop Diseño y Construcción
Location
Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico
Photography
Tamara Uribe Manzanilla, Manolo Solis
Venus Bay is located in South Gippsland, a narrow peninsula of land with Bass Strait the southwest and Anderson’s Inlet to the northeast. Hide House in Venus Bay is located on the crest of a sand dune amongst coastal Tea Tree. The house enjoys views to the waterways of the inlet to the north and the grassy tidal plains to the east while turning its...
Project name
Hide House
Architecture firm
MRTN Architects
Location
Venus Bay, Victoria, Australia
Photography
Dave Kulesza
Owen and Tom, a young professional couple, engaged Sandbox Studio to transform their rundown Victorian terrace in Paddington, Sydney, into a modern home, while restoring its heritage character. We designed a minimalist alteration and addition, increasing the space and light without overdeveloping the site.
Project name
Paddo Terrace
Architecture firm
Sandbox Studio®
Location
Paddington, New South Wales, Australia
Photography
Katherine Lu