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Hillside Residence, Texas

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Hillside Residence, Texas

Hillside Residence, Texas

Hillside Residence, Texas

Hillside Residence, Texas

via alterstudio.net | Photos © Chad Wadsworth/ Casey Dunn Photography

The Hillside Residence is a substantial renovation and expansion of a 1927 bungalow in Travis Heights. The existing, 1000 sf building was rescued from dilapidation and delineated abstractly in stark white, and paired with a new, 1100 sf sculptural volume clad black-stained cypress, connected via a glass entry bridge.
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Astrid Hill House, Singapore

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Astrid Hill House, Singapore

Astrid Hill House, Singapore

Astrid Hill House, Singapore

Astrid Hill House, Singapore

Astrid Hill House, Singapore

via wallpaper.com | photos © Richard Bryant

Singapore might be best known for its economically sized living spaces, but a house by the New York architects Tsao & McKown is truly embracing the mantra of flaunting it, if you’ve got it. Situated in an elegant residential neighbourhood, the sizable Astrid Hill House is a dynamic reinterpretation of the traditional Chinese courtyard house archetype. Equipped with five bedrooms, office spaces and areas for entertaining, the house is a poetic blend of indoor and outdoor spaces.
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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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House with One Wall, Zurich

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House with One Wall, Zurich

House with One Wall, Zurich

House with One Wall, Zurich

House with One Wall, Zurich

via ignant.de | Photos © Christian Kerez

Swiss architect Christian Kerez created a family home featuring a single wall dividing the building in half and creating two distinct living spaces. Although it appears narrow from the outside, the house is spacious and open plan, with only the bathroom sectioned off.
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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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