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Architecture in the world - part 2

Delightful Minimalist Home in France: The Snail House

The charming Snail House was designed by Atelier d.org and is located in Reinhardsmunster, France. Its original architecture was imposed by the terrain, a very challenging slope According to the architects, this layout offered many advantages, such as respect of the original land, minimal earth-moving, multiple openings with centered views, direct entrances to each storey (the roof is…

 
 

Original Architectural Geometry: Casey Key House in Florida

Casey Key Guest House was designed by TOTeMS Architecture and is located in Florida. According to the architects’ description, “the owner requested a “house in the trees.” A small program, including one bedroom, bath, living area with kitchenette, and a loft, is organized to provide privacy between a neighboring property to the north, while offering broad views…

 
 

Unusual Art: Exploding Structures by Artist Ben Grasso

This is for all the architects and designers out there who felt like blowing things up at least once in their carrier. Artist Ben Grasso creates graphic works featuring decomposing homes. Here are some information from an official review done by Thierry Goldberg Projects, New York: “With a palette that both augments the vividness, and thus the…

 

When Architecture and Nature Interact: Villa Remshagen

Villa Remshagen was designed by Carl-Johan Smedshammar in collaboration with Andres Holmberg Architects and is located in Vallentuna, Sweden. The residence is surrounded by oak trees and sits atop of a small hill, with views to a nearby lake. The exterior of the house is quite appealing, displaying a simple, yet charming geometry. When inside, a wide…

 
 

Sophisticated Residence in Washington State, Perfect for a Holiday Retreat

This eye-catching Lake Wenatchee residence was designed by DeForest Architects and is located in Washington State, USA. According to the architects, “the owners spent many seasons on Lake Wenatchee in the Cascade Mountains before finding the perfect spot to build. They came to DeForest  with enthusiasm for the design process and a vision of a house that…

 
 

Building Portrait in Melbourne Paying Tribute to Indigenous Leader

ARM architects designed a unique building in Mebourne, Australia, displaying a portrait of an indigenous leader. The construction is located on the former Carlton Brewery site and will be completed by year 2014.  Here is more information from the project developers: “The façade is a symbol of Victoria’s indigenous heritage, a homage to the first Australians. The building’s façades…

Beautiful and Daring Architecture Approach by Vibe Design Group

This truly mind-blowing residence was designed by Vibe Design Group and showcases quite a few impressive architecture details. Here are the photos and the information we received from the architects: “In the early design phase Vibe’s team were looking to create an open, more interactive street presence. The front façade was inspired by the study of 60s and…

 
 

Diverse Contemporary Residence in Mexico City

Secreto house was designed by Pascal Arquitectos and is located in Chimalistac, Mexico City. The contemporary residence we decided to put on display looks quite imposing and has a diverse design. With a total living area of 624,42 square meters, the building consists of two levels. The ground floor accommodates an entrance hall, an inner hall, a…

 
 

Contemporary Residence in East Hampton: The Fieldview Home

The Fieldview home was designed by Blaze Makoid Architecture and is located in East Hampton, New York.The colossal 4000 square foot building was especially developed in order to take in the views and the positive energy of the agricultural field that it faces. Featuring floor to ceiling windows, the whole house is flooded with light, which makes for a…

Airy and Bright Residence in Cyprus: Adamos Residence

Designed by Paphos-based architecture firm VardaStudio, the house you are about to see is located in the second-largest city in Cyprus – Limassol. Spread over 650 square meters, the living spaces that make up the Adamos Residence were divided to fit on three floors. Elegant intersecting volumes create a contemporary residential architecture highlighted by the use of…

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