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House for Mother

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House for Mother

House for Mother

House for Mother

via designboom.com

‘House for Mother’ by Förstberg Arkitektur Och Formgivning (FAF), is located in Linköping, Sweden, and is part of the Linköpingsbo 2017 Housing Exhibition. The dwelling is divided into two parallel volumes slightly shifted from each other, thus creating spaces both in front of and behind the building.
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Barn Conversion by Thomas Kröger Architekt

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Barn Conversion by Thomas Kröger Architekt

Barn Conversion by Thomas Kröger Architekt

Barn Conversion by Thomas Kröger Architekt

via yatzer.com | photos © Thomas Heimann

The architectural reconstruction and conversion of antiquated buildings, particularly in instances where their use is obsolete or outmoded, is a sublime art form. The architect’s creative expression is arguably tested to a much greater extent when he/she is presented with the dilemma (and challenge) of improving and repurposing an already existing historic structure. Retaining and augmenting the connection between past and present is an important premise, especially in a world where the new is all too often coveted and the old repeatedly disposed of.
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Melbourne house extension by Andrew Maynard

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Melbourne house extension by Andrew Maynard

Melbourne house extension by Andrew Maynard

Melbourne house extension by Andrew Maynard

via dezeen.com | photos © Fraser Marsden

The residents of a house in Melbourne have allowed architect Andrew Maynard to reveal their living spaces to passers-by, with a timber-framed extension that slots into the perimeter fence. The extension to a 1930s property on Della Torre Crescent, in the city’s Ivanhoe neighbourhood, was designed to provide a new kitchen, dining room, living area, bedroom and bathroom for a family of five.
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Casa Mororó

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Casa Mororó

Casa Mororó

Casa Mororó

via designboom.com | photos © Fernando Guerra

Set in a mountainous region of Brazil – known for its low temperatures – the ‘Mororó House’ has been designed to offer generous internal spaces that provide residents with inviting atmospheres on cold days. Recently completed by Studio MK27, continuous volumes create a stark duality between an opaque block – where the living room is found – and the transparent area which houses a heated pool and sauna. An external wooden deck connects the programs, serving as a solarium to be used during winter months.
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Solo Pezo

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Solo Pezo

Solo Pezo

via Yatzer™ | photos © Cristobal Palma

Back in 2010, French developer and architecture visionary Christian Bourdais launched the Solo Houses Project whereby he gave carte blanche to 12 leading contemporary architects to create holiday house designs that would ‘‘act as a witness of our time by incorporating the desires and expectations of the 21st century family.’’
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Savioz House

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Savioz House

Savioz House

Savioz House

via Yatzer™ | photos © Thomas Jantscher

Swiss architect Laurent Savioz of Savioz Fabrizzi Architects has transformed an existing structure in the fields of Ayent, Switzerland into a holiday house for his family. Originally built as a barn in 1882, the building was then transformed into a house in the 1980’s through the addition of a second floor before Savioz gave it a more contemporary make-over in 2013.
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Tetris House, São Paulo

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Tetris House, São Paulo

Tetris House, São Paulo

via klatmagazine.com

Tetris House is a splendid residence located in the heart of São Paulo and designed by the Brazilian Studio MK27. It is a longitudinal structure that blends with precision into the surrounding nature, alternating built volumes with open spaces in perfect balance with one another (it is no coincidence that the name recalls the “geometric” videogame of the eighties).
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