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Mercedes House, Argentina

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Mercedes House, Argentina

Mercedes House, Argentina

Mercedes House, Argentina

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The Mercedes House in Argentina Blends Brick, Concrete and Metal Harmoniously

Natural and man-made materials blend into one; that’s the defining attitribute of the Mercedes House located in Argentina, South America. The structure, built by Frazzi Arquitectos, utilizes an equal measure of concrete foundation with walls made of real brick that offsets with a rustic feel to the former’s modern aesthetic.
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RM House, Argentina

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RM House, Argentina

RM House, Argentina

RM House, Argentina

RM House, Argentina

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The Pampa and the sea are known for being extensive and horizontal landscape whose limits are diluted in the horizon. The house stands in the diffuse border where both landscape interact. Understanding its physical location, the house tries to experiment with both landscapes consequently thinking of a common area with visuals towards both the sea and the Pampa´s landscape.
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Casa V, Mexico

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Casa V, Mexico

Casa V, Mexico

Casa V, Mexico

Casa V, Mexico

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A Bright Mexican Home Integrated With Nature

Mexican architect Abraham Cota Paredes designed Casa V, a serene, light-filled home integrated with nature. Designed around a central courtyard patio containing a pool of water and a tree, the home offers a calm escape from the surrounding urban area of Guadalajara.
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Chokchai 4, Bangkok

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Chokchai 4, Bangkok

Chokchai 4, Bangkok

Chokchai 4, Bangkok

Chokchai 4, Bangkok

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Archimontage creates Chokchai 4, an oasis from the bustle of Bangkok

A plot surrounded by an automotive body shop, gas station, apartment complex, and dilapidated jungle may not be most peoples’ first choice when selecting land. Fortunately however, the clients who selected just such a lot quickly made another decision to commission Thai studio Archimontage design fields sophisticated. The team happily took on the challenge, and developed a three part plan to make ‘Chokchai 4 House’ the best it could be.
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Casa Alamos, Argentina

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Casa Alamos, Argentina

Casa Alamos, Argentina

Casa Alamos, Argentina

Casa Alamos, Argentina

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Casa Alamos, Architects Estudio Galera latest residential build, is nestled within the picturesque seaside town of Pinamar, Argentina. Sitting on a lot of just over 900 sq m, the home’s concrete form and ‘floating’ main body makes a strong visual statement against its lustrous natural surroundings.
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Casa Roel, Mexico City

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Casa Roel, Mexico City

Casa Roel, Mexico City

Casa Roel, Mexico City

Casa Roel, Mexico City

Casa Roel, Mexico City

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Isaac Broid teams up with Assadi + Pulido to erect concrete home in Mexico

Mexican architect Isaac Broid has teamed up with Chilean duo Assadi + Pulido to design a single-family residence that proposes an H-shaped scheme with two parallel pavilions. Located in one of the most prestigious areas of Mexico City, ‘Casa Roel’ shines with its simplicity and concrete grandeur. With an almost monochromatic appearance, the house was built with four materials: exposed concrete, glass, a beige stone for the flooring, and a light-colored wood on the ceiling. By placing it facing Southwest, natural light flows through the whole plan that is set in only one level.
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Hydeaway House, Sonoma, California

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Hydeaway House, Sonoma, California

Hydeaway House, Sonoma, California

Hydeaway House, Sonoma, California

Hydeaway House, Sonoma, California

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The design for this 2,000 square foot home adjacent to a working vineyard in Sonoma begins with a simple, one-story rectangular floor plan, not unlike any number of recent -fabricated prototypes for low cost, sustainable single-family homes. But then, the shape of the house begins to morph with the push and pull of the surrounding environment.
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That House, Melbourne

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That House, Melbourne

That House, Melbourne

That House, Melbourne

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Austin Maynard designs modest Melbourne home in response to Australia’s urban sprawl

On a site in suburban Melbourne, surrounded by large residential properties, Australian studio Austin Maynard Architects has completed a modest dwelling with large openings and a strong connection with its context. Named ‘That House’, the design is a response to the indulgent scale of sprawling Australian homes — which are among the largest in the world. ‘A stable economy, aspirational culture and relatively flat topography have enabled Australians to occupy homes that are far bigger than they require,’ explain the architects. ‘Melbourne’s flat landscape, loose topographical boundaries and rapidly growing population have meant that large homes have spread over the food belt and into arid areas.’
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