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Calçada House is located in Vila de Paraíso in the north of Portugal. There were existing house from 18th century and several annex buildings with several trees in old manor with 5000 m². The site was divided by the buildings scattered throughout the project site, and each part was designed as unique place.
Project name
Calçada House
Architecture firm
Ren Ito Arq
Location
Vila de Paraíso, Porto, Portugal
Photography
Ivo Tavares Studio www.ivotavares.net
Nestled amidst the leafy streets of Canberra’s inner north, the Loft House addition delivers a warm, light filled living space with a ‘lofty’ retreat above. Located behind a compact 1950’s Riley Newsum prefabricated house, the addition emerges up into the skyline with a sympathetic gable form.
Project name
Loft House
Architecture firm
Rob Henry Architects
Location
Canberra, Australia
Photography
LightStudies Photography
The Madrid-based architecture firm Zooco Estudio has converted a former stable into a seasonal home in Güemes, a small town, east of Santander, in Spain.
Project name
House in Güemes,
Architecture firm
Zooco Estudio
Location
Güemes, Cantabria, Spain
Photography
Imagen Subliminal
With the past year mostly spent cooped inside our homes because of the pandemic, many people now realize the importance of making their home a space they can enjoy and be comfortable in. At the same time, most people are also tired of all the same renovation ideas that are overdone and are looking for something unique.
Written by
Allen Brown
Photography
Max Vakhtbovych (Cover image), Dean Moriarty
You cannot renovate a building without learning the basics. Some contractors take years before they can master the art of remodeling. But if you plan on doing the renovations yourself, you have to learn the secret to how professional renovation contractors get the job done. 
Written by
Chris Jackson
Photography
Max Vakhtbovych
Workshop Diseño y Construcción: Casa Picasso is a project that turns every square inch of available space into a functional one. Indoor-outdoor interactions serve as the foundation of the project’s design, and the use of regional materials and textures typically found in the Yucatan Peninsula provide a sense of identity.
Project name
Casa Picasso
Architecture firm
Workshop Diseño y Construcción
Location
Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico
Photography
Tamara Uribe
The Ho Chi Minh City-based architecture firm SEMBA VIETNAM led by Mamoru Maeda has recently completed renovation of a three-story house in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Project name
DIST.4 HOUSE PROJECT
Architecture firm
SEMBA VIETNAM
Location
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Photography
DeconPhotoStudio (Hiroyuki Oki)