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Folded House, London

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Folded House, London

Folded House, London

Folded House, London

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A five bedroomed detached house has been renovated and extended including a striking new stair and large extension. A folded architectural promenade. A reconfigured entrance sequence of this Victorian villa returns the new large triangular garden into a private retreat, with access through anew side extension by the adjacent terrace.
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Divcibare Mountain Home

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Divcibare Mountain Home

Divcibare Mountain Home

Divcibare Mountain Home

via exestudio.rs | Photos © Relja Ivanić

The house is located near the popular tourist resort Divčibare, on the slope of Mount Maljen in western Serbia. Although the plot has been overrun with small pine trees, it still bears the original character of the open field.To minimize disturbance to the site and as a reference to the surrounding hilly terrain, the house is built into the hillside.
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Residence in Bomok

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Residence in Bomok

Residence in Bomok

Residence in Bomok

via dezeen.com | photos © Yongkwan Kim

Residence in Bomok is a reinforced concrete structure faced with pale grey stone, but stands on a platform constructed using the volcanic rock that many of Jeju’s buildings are constructed from. The building is located a few hundred metres inland from Bomok cove on the south shore of the island, and orange groves sprawl out from the sides of the site.
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Observation House

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Observation House

Observation House

Observation House

Observation House

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An “elevated meadow” surrounds the glazed living space of this house in a Bulgarian village, which is raised above the fields on stone-filled cages to give it the appearance of an observation tower. Architects Viara Jeliazkova, Georgi Katov, Stefan Apostolov from Sofia-based firm I/O Architects designed Observation House to take advantage of a hilltop plot in north-east Bulgaria.
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House on Lac Grenier

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House on Lac Grenier

House on Lac Grenier

House on Lac Grenier

House on Lac Grenier

via wallpaper.com | photos © Adrien Williams

An hour’s drive from Montreal, a woodland plot overlooking Lac Grenier provides an idyllic setting for a site-sensitive home. Bound by a steep incline to the north and a stream to the south, Montreal based Paul Bernier Architecte positioned this new house lengthwise between the two, carefully preserving the natural features of the site.
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Twisted Art Museum

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Twisted Art Mueum

Twisted Art Mueum

Twisted Art Mueum

Twisted Art Mueum

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Bjarke Ingels’ firm has unveiled its plans to build an art gallery that twists across a river in a Norwegian sculpture park. Described by Ingels as an “inhabitable bridge”, the Kistefos Museum will span the Randselva river that winds through the centre of the Kistefos Sculpture Park near Oslo.
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Casa MTY, Mexico

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Casa MTY, Mexico

Casa MTY, Mexico

Casa MTY, Mexico

Casa MTY, Mexico

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Designed by the mexican firm bgp arquitectura, ‘Casa MTY’ is a house located in the forest of San Pedro Garza García, a city in north part of Mexico. The partially-wooded area has recently been developed in 10,000 square-meter lots and follows stringent environmental protection regulations. The rocky and varied topography motivated the project to be developed in a series of boxes that flow between the contours and the surrounding vegetation. The varied layout is linked through a series of textures and independent patios that create an interplay of light and shadow while sheltering the house from the region’s extreme climate.
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