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Kew House

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Kew House

Kew House

Kew House

via dezeen.com | photos © Jack Hobhouse

Located within a conservation zone near Kew Gardens, the three-storey Kew House was designed by London studio Piercy & Company to respect the scale and massing of its historic surroundings, but also create a generous modern home for a family.
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Juerg Judin’s Converted Gas Station Home

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The Berlin gallerist takes Freunde von Freunden inside his gas station-turned-home and exhibition space.

Long successful in the movie business, Juerg Judin has transformed his career a bit in recent years and is now one of the most influential gallerists in Berlin. As a part of its “Home Stories,” Freunde von Freunden recently sat down with Judin at his unique Schöneberg home: a former ’50s gas station that Judin spotted in 1992 before purchasing it more than a decade later. Transformed into living quarters and private exhibition hall, the space is home to everything from a large, open kitchen and library to a chicken-filled garden. Here, Judin sheds light on his home and offers a look inside.
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Voronoi’s Corrals

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Voronoi’s Corrals

Voronoi’s Corrals

Voronoi’s Corrals

Voronoi’s Corrals

via ignant.de | Photos © Stale Eriksen

Located on the coast of Milos Island in Greece, ‘Voronoi’s Corrals‘ is a geometric house created by Greek architecture studio decaArchitecture. According to the architects, the geometric structure of the residence was not only planned with the slopy terrain in mind, but also with the natural elements unique to its location such as the position of the sun, direction of the wind as well as indigenous plants.
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Bal House

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Bal House

Bal House

Bal House

Bal House

via mocoloco.com | Photos © Bruce Damonte

The Bal House project, by San Francisco Bay area Terry & Terry Architecture, consists of a single-story addition and renovation to an existing mid-century ranch house in Menlo Park, California. Most striking, the “glass-clad fissure” in between two floating volumes, a new addition and the original structure.
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Fonte Boa House

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Fonte Boa House

Fonte Boa House

Fonte Boa House

Fonte Boa House

via wallpaper.com | photos © José Campos

Bound by the picturesque Jerumelo, Sicó and Espinhal mountains, the green Rabaçal valley in central Portugal easily evokes romantic notions of a rural idyll. It comes as no surprise that the striking new 180 sq m single family home by Coimbra based João Mendes Ribeiro Arquitecto, is taking full advantage of this remarkable setting.
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Snosnowski Residence

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Snosnowski Residence

Snosnowski Residence

Snosnowski Residence

Snosnowski Residence

via designboom.com | photos © Bill Timmerman

Located in a historical neighborhood in Tempe Arizona, local firm Chen + Suchart Studio have completed the ‘Snosnowski Residence’ comprised of a sandblasted CMU base supporting a cantilevered virendeel truss structure. The lower level contains the individual guest bedrooms and main home forming a private exterior courtyard guarded from the public street. An expanse of 30′ glass doors flanking the living and dining room and kitchen on the main level allow views to the surrounding yard and allow natural light to the interior, opening entirely to extend the interior into the garden. Above, a modular matrix of steel trusses that form glass-clad cubes house the private bedrooms, with opaque metal panels that control privacy and views through designed apertures.
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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Bachman-Wilson House

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Frank Lloyd Wright's Bachman-Wilson House

Frank Lloyd Wright's Bachman-Wilson House

Frank Lloyd Wright's Bachman-Wilson House

via wallpaper.com | photos © Nancy Nolan

‘With this house, we have a second story, and that’s unusual,’ says Scott Eccleston, director of operations at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas. He’s gesturing to the upstairs level of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Usonian house that now sits on two acres of the museum’s vast Ozark woodland site, but could just as easily be speaking metaphorically. Having been transplanted – in trucks full of carefully catalogued pieces – some 1,250 miles from its original site in Millstone, New Jersey and meticulously reconstructed in Bentonville, Wright’s Bachman-Wilson house has started a second life nearly sixty years after it was first built.
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