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Annandale Scrubby Bay, New Zealand

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Annandale Scrubby Bay, New Zealand

Annandale Scrubby Bay, New Zealand

Annandale Scrubby Bay, New Zealand

Annandale Scrubby Bay, New Zealand

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The Enticingly Remote Seaside Escape of Annandale’s Scrubby Bay in New Zealand

When Annandale, a sheep and cattle station on the coastline near Christchurch, New Zealand, wanted to add an extra experience to the luxurious accommodations it already offered (Annandale is a posh working farm!), the result was Scrubby Bay, the beach house completed in 2013 by Kiwi architect, Andrew Patterson.
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MAKO, Amagansett

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MAKO, Amagansett

MAKO, Amagansett

MAKO, Amagansett

MAKO, Amagansett

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This 2500 sf structure was designed for a multi generational family. The lot that the house sits on is fairly restricted, not only because of it’s dramatic vertical climb, but also because of the beautiful natural dune that we wished to preserve. The location of the dune informed the location of the house and the pool.
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Edifício 1232, Brazil

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Edifício 1232, Brazil

Edifício 1232, Brazil

Edifício 1232, Brazil

Edifício 1232, Brazil

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Arquea Arquitetos Adds Wooden Curtain to Brazil’s Building

Located on a narrow site in downtown Curitiba in Brazil, 1232 Building is a project by Arquea Arquitetos that aims to gives the space the best use for a program of four studios. The two-story building creates a continuous relationship between the private and public space as the passersby can see the back of the plot from the street. Arranged around a central atrium with stairways and walkways, each floor has two apartments — one facing the street and the other facing the garden. The kitchen and service areas open to the atrium, thus ensuring ventilation and natural light.
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King Albert House, Singapore

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King Albert House, Singapore

King Albert House, Singapore

King Albert House, Singapore

King Albert House, Singapore

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Green kingdom: a Singapore house reigns supreme in its leafy surroundings

Critics of Singapore’s modern built landscape invariably focus on the bent of local architects for creating glass boxes that, in the humid tropical heat, become year-round saunas that need 24/7 air-conditioning. This house, located in the island’s tiny King Albert Park, is a textbook example of what can happen when the natural setting and judicious orientation are factored into the design.
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House In Leiria

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House In Leiria

House In Leiria

House In Leiria

House In Leiria

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Looking Down Into A House In Leiria

The sleek, modern, and minimal whited-out house designed by architect, Manuel Aires Mateus, features an indoor-outdoor experience where one can look down into a room’s private patio.
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The Chichester

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The Chichester

The Chichester

The Chichester

The Chichester

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Baca Architects – the studio behind the UK’s first amphibious house – has completed a boxy floating home on Chichester Canal in southern England. The London-based architects developed the floating house as a prototype with British company Floating Homes. The replicable design named Chichester won an ideas competition seeking solutions to London’s housing crisis earlier this year.
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Nakahouse, Los Angeles

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Nakahouse, Los Angeles

Nakahouse, Los Angeles

Nakahouse, Los Angeles

Nakahouse, Los Angeles

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Nakahouse is an abstract remodel of a 1960’s hillside house located on a West facing ridge in the Hollywood Hills, just below the Hollywood sign. To the South and West are canyon views; to the East is a protected natural ravine, with a view of Griffith Park Observatory in the distance.
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Casa Tiny, Mexico

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Casa Tiny, Mexico

Casa Tiny, Mexico

Casa Tiny, Mexico

Casa Tiny, Mexico

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Laid-back loving: a bijou Mexican escape for two

Located just a short walk from the sea, Casa Tiny can be found nestled in an area of dense vegetation near the surf town of Puerto Escondido, on Mexico’s idyllic Oaxacan coast. One of the first built offerings from young architect Aranza de Ariño, the little beach house is a compact, romantic retreat for two.
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Venice House, California

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Venice House, California

Venice House, California

Venice House, California

Venice House, California

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Sebastian Mariscal Establishes a Harmonious Balance for Venice House in California

Sebastian Mariscal’s ‘Venice House’ project achieves a harmonious balance between interior and exterior by blurring the distinction between indoor and outdoor living. The Californian home explores the idea of compound structures by integrating each section into the natural landscape.
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