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The project seeks to recuperate the construction values of an old existing vernacular house which was made out of dry stone, a traditional technique of the area of great tectonic value. However the distinctive attributes inherent to this construction technique (compactness, massiveness, minimum openings, obscure interiors, weight) deny the extraord...
Project name
House at the Pyrenees
Architecture firm
Cadaval & Solà-Morales
Location
Canejan, Val d'Aran, Spain
Photography
Santiago Garcés
How to create a single-family home, comfortable, functional and out of the ordinary, in a lot with dimensions of 4 x 69 meters without dying in the attempt. This was our challenge when designing “kaleidos House”.
Project name
Kaleidos House
Architecture firm
Taller Estilo Arquitectura
Location
Calle 78 número 484 B por 55 y 57 Colonia Centro. Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico
Photography
David Cervera, Elías Collí Medina
The Grant Park House began with a classic Atlanta craftsman style bungalow in the historic Grant Park neighborhood that was in need of significant repair. The extensive renovation to the roof that was required allowed for a complete reconceiving of the home in plan and section, creating a new sky-lit single volume and wide open living spaces with a...
Project name
Grant Park House - Atlanta
Architecture firm
ARCHITECTUREFIRM
Location
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Photography
Garey Gomez
The Three Dragons House is a creative architectural proposal that rescues and integrates the existent and the new, giving the house unity and harmony.
Project name
Three Dragons House (Casa Tres Dragones)
Architecture firm
Taller Estilo Arquitectura
Location
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico
Photography
Leo Espinoza
The trees stay! This was the initial phrase in the interview with the owners of the property, a pair of preexisting galleries, the first one with a shed covered in soot, barely noticeable the color of the clay roof tiles, and the second one covered with metal sheets was almost unable to sustain.
Project name
Door To Mérida House
Architecture firm
Taller Estilo Arquitectura
Location
Calle 78 número 484 B por 55 y 57 Colonia Centro. Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico
Photography
Tamara Uribe, Marina Guzmán
The concept and name of the project El Nido stands for nest and comes from the Latin word nidus. The term refers to the shelter that birds build with branches, straws and other elements. Just as they make their nests, the goal of this house was to achieve a refuge to be inhabited and enjoyed without major complications, creating a project of great...
Project name
Casa El Nido
Architecture firm
Taller Estilo Arquitectura
Location
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico
Photography
Tamara Uribe
Casa Sol is a private oasis in the heart of Merida’s historic district. Located in the Yucatan península, this restoration project merges nature with history. Casa Sol offers a space for its owners to leave the busy city behind; here they can relax under the shadows of the trees that surround the pool.
Project name
Casa sol
Architecture firm
Workshop Diseño y Construcción
Location
Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico
Photography
Tamara Uribe
Located on a large lot situated on a quiet tree lined street in Etobicoke, Toronto, sits what once was a tired bungalow, turned 2-storey contemporary single family dwelling, transformed by Ancerl Studio.
Project name
Botfield
Architecture firm
Ancerl Studio
Location
Etobicoke, Toronto, Canada
Photography
Kimberly Czornodolskyj