Sirdal Twin Cabins
Situated on a hilltop in Norway, the Sirdal Twin Cabins offer a winter refuge for the nearby slopes. The two structures are made from asymmetrical forms. A steeply sloped roofline blocks the harsh winter winds on one side while creating a sheltered south-facing terrace on the other. Opposite of the exterior’s..
The Whale Arctic Pavilion
Just North of the Arctic circle rests the Norwegian island of Andøya lies Andenes. Known for its high population of migrating whales, the location is a prime spot for viewing the marine mammals and to celebrate the creatures, Dorte Mandrup designed The Whale. The upcoming arctic attraction is located on..
Nova Scotia Cliff House
Suspended off a rocky bluff, the Nova Scotia Cliff House is a rustic seaside retreat. The simple cedar-clad box extends out over the bedrock and is perched off the ground by a galvanized steel pedestal. Comprised of just 960-square-feet, its interior maximizes living space with an open floor plan and..
Named for its ethereal presence, the Ghost House is a striking contemporary dwelling in England’s Warwickshire. The home inspired by the work of architect Tado Ando and features a concrete construction that was cast in-situ. Its simplistic form frames in floor-to-ceiling steel windows on three sides. At night, the..
Embedded into a mountainside in the Calamuchita Valley of Argentina, Casa FM is a holiday home with sweeping views. The concrete dwelling is comprised of a low-lying, rectangular form perched on the sloped terrain. A green roof helps to further integrate the structure into the verdant landscape. Internally, exposed cement..
Located in northern Israel, the Ecological House is a low-lying concrete dwelling surrounded by agricultural land. The property adds to the scenery with an orchard and a fruit garden. It complements its environment with a palette of natural materials as well as a variety of green elements that include teak screens..
Nestled on a forested ravine outside of Chicago, this single-story dwelling is a modest homage to its natural setting. The rectangular structure is sliced at an angle, separating the main house and the garage. Between the two volumes is a courtyard lined by screens of Black Locust and local stone. The property has been..