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House ILL

House ILL

House ILL

 

Designed by INT2 architects and rendered by Dave Bowcutt, the House ILL places an off-grid cabin in the forest of Latvia. The dwelling is imagined as a simple, gabled form that has been wrapped in black metal siding. Its ends are clad in reclaimed barn wood, tying the structure to the landscape and offering a warm..

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OCM House

OCM House

OCM House

 

A small Australian home has given traditional board and batten siding a contemporary update. The black fibre cement dwelling uses its mullions to create geometric, grid-like patterns for a sleek, modern take on the classic facade. Internally, natural plywood panels line the interior providing a warm contrast to the dark..

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Opus Hotel

Opus Hotel

Opus Hotel

 

Before her death in 2016, Zaha Hadid had multiple projects in the works. Among them was The Opus — home of the first ME by Melia hotel in the Middle East. The only building design by the Dame in Dubai, the free-form glass and steel structure is located in the city’s Burj Khalifa district. It bears the architect’s..

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Efjord Retreat Cabin

Efjord Retreat Cabin

Efjord Retreat Cabin

 

The landscapes surrounding Norway’s Halvarøy Island are nothing short of awe-inspiring. The Efjord Retreat Cabin ensures the attention stays of the surreal scenery with an angular design. Integrated into the natural slope of the terrain, the dwelling is comprised of two volumes clad in iron sulfate-treated core..

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House for a Photographer

House for a Photographer

House for a Photographer

 

Placed in an abandoned quarry neighboring Brecon Beacons National Park, the House for a Photographer is inspired by the dweller’s craft. The long, rectangular form resembles the darkened box of a camera obscura. Its concrete and red oxidized steel shell sits lightly on the site, elevated on a foundation of..

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MH House

MH House

MH House

 

Located on the coast of Brazil’s São Paulo, the MH House is settled within the dense Atlantic forest. The home interacts with its surrounding with a free-flowing design. Glazed doors slide open to create a seamless transition from the main living area to a large outdoor terrace for open-air living. Immersed in lush..

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Andros Island Summer House

Andros Island Summer House

Andros Island Summer House

 

Perched on a cliffside overlooking the Aegean Sea, the Andros Island Summer House blends itself into the rocky landscape. The home is divided into three volumes that are embedded along the sloping terrain, resembling the native settlements of the area. Their use of local materials and traditional methods..

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Pentahouse

Pentahouse

Pentahouse

 

Named after its use of geometric forms, the Pentahouse reimagines the modern mountain home. The structure’s comprised of a series of concrete pentagons. Ranging in size, the layers create a series of slopes and peaks, reminiscent of the contours of a towering range. Internally, its pitched roof results in dramatic..

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Werder Lake House

Werder Lake House

Werder Lake House

 

Sited on a hilltop overlooking the Havel River, the Werder Lake House adapts to the changing seasons in modern fashion. The concrete base resembles a found stone that has been hallowed out and converted into a home. Residents can stay warm during the winter months within its thick concrete walls, conserving energy..

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Casa Bedolla

Casa Bedolla

Casa Bedolla

 

Using materials sourced from the landscape, Casa Bedolla integrates itself into the mountains of Mexico. The stone and concrete dwelling is comprised of two boxes wedged between the sloping topography. Resembling the ridges, its natural facade blends into the backdrop as if it was almost chiseled into the hillside. The..

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