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estled in these inlets are small terracotta homes, docks, and cafes. This project proposes a residential home that perfectly integrates with the surrounding ecosystem. It gives the resident panoramic views of the glistening, clear waters of the Calanques all while letting in the warm, bright Mediterranean sun.
Project name
Calanques Villa
Architecture firm
James Tralie Visualizations
Location
Calanques National Park, Marseille, France
Tools used
Blender 3D, Adobe Photoshop
Desert Villa designed & visualized by architect Daniel Morales from MORE + ARCHITECTURE studio. This was a commissioned project developed for a Colombian family located in Tatacoa, Colombia. 
Project name
Desert Villa
Architecture firm
MORE + ARCHITECTURE
Location
Tatacoa Desert, Colombia
Tools used
Autodesk 3ds Max, V-Ray, Autodesk Revit, SketchUp, Adobe Photoshop
French architect Jean Nouvel has unveiled his design for Sharaan, a resort hidden within the rock dwellings of AlUla, a cultural oasis in north-west Arabia. Showcasing a modern take on millennia-old ways of living, the project puts in place monumental designs carved into the rocks, respecting and preserving the landscape. Inspired by the nearby Heg...
Project name
Sharaan by Jean Nouvel
Architecture firm
Ateliers Jean Nouvel
Location
AlUla, Medina Region, Saudi Arabia
Sophia Michopoulou: Augmented reality as an intuitive tool for construction. This proposal aims to use augmented reality (AR) technology as a tool for construction, engaging and guiding the community through the building process.
Project name
Collaborative Nest
Architecture firm
Sophia Michopoulou & Foteini Bouliari
Location
Marsassoum, Sédhiou, Senegal (Coordinates:12°49’52.2”N 15°58’37.4”W)
Re-examination of a desert courtyard house: Designed by Scottsdale-based architecture firm Chen + Suchart Studio, the 6130 Residence is planned to be built in Paradise Valley, Arizona, USA.  The architecture visualization is done by Tridi a 3D visualization studio based in Vic, near Barcelona led by designer Jordi Raurell.
Project name
6130 Residence
Architecture firm
Chen + Suchart Studio
Location
Paradise Valley, Arizona, USA
Tools used
Autodesk 3ds Max, Corona renderer, Adobe Photoshop
Oppenheim Architecture: Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse takes inspiration from the natural dunescapes and mountains of the surrounding desert as well as the architectural heritage of the ancient Bedouin. The innovative and organic design of the building forms the iconic core of the Ayla Oasis mixed-use resort development.
Project name
Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse
Architecture firm
Oppenheim Architecture
Location
Aqaba, Jordan
Photography
Rory Gardiner, Moh’d Musa, Rasem Kamal
A glass house in the Mexican desert, twenty minutes from the UNESCO World Heritage Site of San Miguel de Allende in Mexico, Casa Etérea sits on the slope of an extinct volcano. The sustainably-built dwelling is encased in mirrored panels, reflecting the changing light that illuminates its rugged landscape.
Project name
Casa Etérea
Location
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Photography
Kevin Scott, Prashant Ashoka, Estudio Mavix
DARS Studio [Design, Architectural Robotics & Systems]: The research discusses building new communities in the desert. Siwa Oasis in Egypt was selected as the project location because of its historical background and how the Siwa inhabitants adapted with the desert using local material to build efficient architecture. Building in the desert has man...
Student
Hossam Badr
University
Dessau International Architecture | Anhalt Hochschule
Teacher
Sina Mostafavi, Manuel Kretzer
Tools used
Autodesk 3ds Max, V-ray, Rhinoceros 3D, Grasshopper