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S&S House, Argentina

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S&S House, Argentina

S&S House, Argentina

S&S House, Argentina

S&S House, Argentina

via dezeen.com | photos © Gustavo Sosa Pinilla

Set on a gently sloping dune on the Argentinian coastline, this holiday home by Buenos Aires-based Besonias Almeida Arquitectos features board-marked concrete walls and warm-toned wood detailing. The studio designed S&S House primarily as a summer home for a family with three children in Costa Esmeralda, a picturesque stretch of coastline around 250 miles south of Buenos Aires.
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Villa MQ, Belgium

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Villa MQ, Belgium

Villa MQ, Belgium

Villa MQ, Belgium

Villa MQ, Belgium

via yatzer.com | photos © Tim Van de Velde

Designed by Office O Architects (OOA), this family residence located in a rural area of Tremelo, Belgium, makes both an architectural and a sculptural statement with its unique voluptuousness and experimental approach to interior spacing. Having a client who encouraged experimentation and enforced no restrictions, the architects eschewed orthogonal geometry and opted instead for curved walls, sloping ceilings and a pinched bowtie-like plan.
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California Dreaming: Stephanie Kloss photographs iconic mid-century homes

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California Dreaming: Stephanie Kloss photographs iconic mid-century homes

California Dreaming: Stephanie Kloss photographs iconic mid-century homes

California Dreaming: Stephanie Kloss photographs iconic mid-century homes

via dezeen.com | photos © Stephanie Kloss

German photographer Stephanie Kloss visited some of California’s iconic Mid-Century Modern homes to create this series of 1940s-inspired images.

The abundance of film stars and warm weather made California a “hot-spot for architectural experimentation” by prolific west-coast architects including Richard Neutra, John Lautner, E Stewart Williams and Albert Frey during the 1940s, 50s and 60s.
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3106 ST THOMAS, New Orleans

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3106 ST THOMAS, New Orleans

3106 ST THOMAS, New Orleans

3106 ST THOMAS, New Orleans

3106 ST THOMAS, New Orleans

via officejt.com | Photos © Will Crocker

The first test site for the Starter Home* thesis, 3106 St. Thomas is an undersized lot in the Irish Channel neighborhood. Technically a historic district, the Irish Channel is in fact highly diverse in the character of its built environment, filled with low-density historic housing equally as regional industrial infrastructure.
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Kfar Shmaryahu House, Israel

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Kfar Shmaryahu House, Israel

Kfar Shmaryahu House, Israel

Kfar Shmaryahu House, Israel

Kfar Shmaryahu House, Israel

via pitsou.com | Photos © Amit Geron

The arrangement of objects in a given space or a defined format in order to give meaning to the placement and arrangement of the items, The result of the relationship between the object and the framework of the artistic creation.

A private, family residence in an urban environment. From without, the building does not reveal that it is a home. It resembles a mold or an artist’s canvas or an almost two dimensional frame within whose area various openings have been placed and which are enveloped with a dynamic system of wooden, linear strips.
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Casa La Viña, Argentina

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Casa La Viña, Argentina

Casa La Viña, Argentina

Casa La Viña, Argentina

Casa La Viña, Argentina

via designboom.com | photos © Gonzalo Viramonte

STC Arquitectos is an Argentinian studio founded by Juan Salassa, Santiago Tissot, and Ivan Castañeda. Together they designed ‘Casa La Viña’, a suburban home located in the west part of Alta Gracia, Argentina. The dwelling was thought as an atemporal container supported by a semi-urban grid, that seeks to contemplate the environment. Its boundary walls evoke, in a contemporary style, the remnants of the industrial era of the city, the English-style steel sheet houses, and the train station.
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