JN House (Brazil)

From Bernardes + Jacobsen Arquitetura The mountains of Petrópolis was the scenery chosen by a Carioca couple to spend their weekends and holidays with family and friends. Since the house is always full and has frequent visitors, it was necessary to create a program cautiously thought to create the perfect wellness and relaxation centre. A…

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Two Hulls House (Canada)

From Mackay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects This project is situated in a glaciated, coastal landscape, with a cool maritime climate. The geomorphology of the site consists of granite bedrock and boulder till, creating pristine white sand beaches, and turquoise waters. The two pavilions float above the shoreline like two ship’s hulls up on cradles for the winter,…

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a-dlab – The Re-wrapped House (Singapore)

From the Architect This quiet low-rise cul-de-sac of semi detached houses at Jalan Binchang is similar to many in Singapore.  Constructed mostly in the 1970’s, the pairs of two storey brick houses are now at the stage in their building lifespan where renovation is eminent.  The designers saw the development of the quaint neighborhood and…

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Kazutoshi Imanaga – Sense Residence (Japan)

The concept behind the Sense Residence was to appeal not only to a visual inclination, but to utilize and delight as many senses as possible. Aesthetically, the residence is comprised of white-based geometric shapes with black accents and a notable use of large glass panels. Alternating structure with open spaces, boundaries are often drawn between…

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