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Suburban Dream

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Suburban Dream

Suburban Dream

Suburban Dream

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Suburban dream: nature and concrete meet in this Canadian home

Don’t let the verdant surroundings of Angela Tsementzis’ Concrete House fool you; this home, perched on a slope within the quiet and leafy location of Toronto’s Moore Park Ravine, is conveniently located only a 15 minute drive away from the city’s downtown center district. This urban oasis was built for husband and wife John Pylypczak and Diti Katona and their two children. The couple, who run a branding studio, wished for the design of the 380 sq m home to be centred around their passion for nature, and ‘pure, honest and refined aesthetics.’
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Guthrie Transportation Museum, Kentucky

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Guthrie Transportation Museum, Kentucky

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The city of Guthrie is a small rural community in southern Kentucky that once played a significant role in the expansion of the country’s transportation network in the early 1900’s through the construction of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad line. After a period of economic decline, the city has recently been the focus of renewal efforts to revive its downtown core.
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Gallery House, East London

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Gallery House, East London

Gallery House, East London

Gallery House, East London

Gallery House, East London

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Gallery show: an East London live/work space joins the best of both worlds

The East London real estate market is hot property at the moment, so maximising one’s space is a clever move for the savvy homeowner. Which is exactly what the founder of the Roman Road Gallery just did, opting to commission emerging London practice Threefold architects to both redesign and expand their space in the heart of Bethnal Green.
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Moradia Terras 8, Lisbon

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Moradia Terras 8, Lisbon

Moradia Terras 8, Lisbon

Moradia Terras 8, Lisbon

Moradia Terras 8, Lisbon

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Portuguese architecture studio Colectivo Cais undertook the restoration of a minimalist, light-filled home located in Lisbon’s Belém neighborhood

Working with the existing site – which hosted the ruins of an old warehouse, a storehouse and backyard space – the architects expanded the residential structure to include an upper floor, ensuring the preservation of the front facade’s historic green tiles.
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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

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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

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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

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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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