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Villa 4.0, Hilversum, Netherlands

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Villa 4.0, Hilversum, Netherlands

Villa 4.0, Hilversum, Netherlands

Villa 4.0, Hilversum, Netherlands

Villa 4.0, Hilversum, Netherlands

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A bungalow in Naarden built in 1967 was extended and transformed by Dick van Gameren into a contemporary villa. The visionary design led to a timeless house that reflects the personalities and needs of its owners. Previous renovations closed off the original heart of the house from the living space and entrance hall.
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Villa Boréale, Quebec

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Villa Boréale, Quebec

Villa Boréale, Quebec

Villa Boréale, Quebec

Villa Boréale, Quebec

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The Villa Boréale is a charming contemporary residence located in Charlevoix, an eastern region of the Quebec Province well known for its wooded valleys, skiable mountains and breathtaking points of view. At the heart of the boreal forest, the Villa is set on a sloped and private site, matching up nicely with the ubiquitous vegetation of the surroundings.
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Case Inlet Retreat, Washington

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Case Inlet Retreat, Washington

Case Inlet Retreat, Washington

Case Inlet Retreat, Washington

Case Inlet Retreat, Washington

via mwworks.com | Photos © Jeremy Bittermann

Nestled into a forested slope along the eastern edge of the Case Inlet, this small retreat opens to a western view of the Olympic Mountains and the Puget Sound. Anchored by a weathered cedar clad bedroom wing, a bold concrete cantilever projects the living and dining into the forest and toward the view.
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Casa Branca, São Sebastião, Brazil

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Casa Branca, São Sebastião, Brazil

Casa Branca, São Sebastião, Brazil

Casa Branca, São Sebastião, Brazil

Casa Branca, São Sebastião, Brazil

via ignant.de | Photos © Fernando Guerra

Sao Paulo-based architecture practice Studio MK27 designed ‘Casa Branca’, a concrete retreat inspired by Brazilian Modernism.

In order to withstand the area’s extreme tropical weather conditions, the minimal two-story structure was created with a combination of wood, concrete and white aluminum. To ensure air ventilation throughout the building, the architects decided on the installation of sliding doors with wooden slats.
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Tree in the House

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Tree in the House

Tree in the House

via dezeen.com | images © A.Masow Architects

A mature fir tree would be enclosed at the centre of this conceptual tubular glass house by Kazakh architect Aibek Almassov, which may finally become a reality now that potential investors have been found. Tree in the House is designed by Almassov of A Masow Architects as an inverted treehouse, intended to provide an escape from the “sweltering concrete boxes” of city life.
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Perfect Wall House

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Perfect Wall House

Perfect Wall House

Perfect Wall House

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The ‘Perfect Wall House’ Keeps the Building Materials on the Outside

The Perfect Wall House was inspired by concepts put forth by forensic engineer Joe Lstiburek. Created by architectural firm Rauser Design, the house features an interesting element that separates it from others like it: a majority of the building materials can be found on the outside of the house.
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Black House, Normandy

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Black House, Normandy

Black House, Normandy

Black House, Normandy

Black House, Normandy

via ignant.de | Photos © Fernando Guerra

French studio Marchi Architects created the ‘Black House’, a timber home in the midst of a forest in the Normandy region.

The extension was cladded with near-black wooden timber slats, which gives it a sleek yet unobtrusive appearance in the lush surrounding landscape. Additionally, the volume is embedded into the sloping terrain, giving access to and offering expansive views of the environment.
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Casa L4, Argentina

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Casa L4, Argentina

Casa L4, Argentina

Casa L4, Argentina

Casa L4, Argentina

via dezeen.com | photos © Diego Medina, Daniela Mac Adden

Architect Luciano Kruk and his girlfriend Ekaterina Künzel designed themselves this concrete holiday house, which is set among a grove of maritime pines on the Argentinian coastline. Named Casa L4, the 183-square-metre residence is located in Costa Esmeralda, a picturesque stretch of coastline set 250 miles south of Buenos Aires.
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Hiža, Croatia

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Hiža, Croatia

Hiža, Croatia

Hiža, Croatia

Hiža, Croatia

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Proarh adds glass intervention to traditional farmers cottage in Croatia

A traditional Zagorje cottage situated on the green slopes near Kumrovec in Croatia was renovated by Zagreb-based firm Proarh. The structure beforehand was left in disrepair but the architects decided to retain and remodel the cottage to keep with its original characteristics.
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