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Gerês house is located on a steep slope in the Caniçada Valley where there was a small house and a stream. The existing building was located in an upper level of the land eventually liable to small landslides, which determined its demolition and the relocation of the new construction.
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The western shore of Lake Garda is characterised by its mild climate and richly cultivated landscape. David Chipperfield Architects has built two villas on the hillside looking over the resort town of Gardone Riviera. Both buildings are carefully inserted into the landscape with its olive groves and cypress trees. Their volumes are divided into individual one or two storey structures, which are offset to one another following the topography of the hillside.
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Located in one of the most beautiful suburbs in Australia, this home in Cottesloe, WA, was designed around a young family who have recently moved to Australia from Switzerland.
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This East Austin home combines pure Modernism with a regional vernacular referencing aging structures such as barns and stables found throughout rural Texas.
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The Yerger Residence in Phoenix, Arizona, is composed of two materialistically different volumes that open to the East to provide constant views of the nearby Camelback Mountain. The house, designed by local practice Chen + Suchart Studio features their masterfully refined use of sand-blasted CMU block and weathering steel. The front entrance sits just above a concrete foundation and garage that serves as a plinth for the structure.
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A one story, private residence in the center of the country. The architectural concept was to create a structure with a continuous, wide space, divided by internal courtyards and movable partitions into smaller spaces used for a variety of different functions.
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The owners of Chicken Point Cabin and their two young children bought the waterfront property—located half an hour from their house in northern Idaho—in order to build a lakeside cabin. Their intent was to be able to use the house year-round, but especially during the summer, when the local weather can get oppressively hot. Their only directive to Tom was simple: make the house as open to the water as possible. Tom’s response to this challenge was as direct as the request: a large pivoting picture window on the waterside that literally opens up to the landscape. “Little house, big window,” in Tom’s words.
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Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) has announced that Frank Lloyd Wright’s George Sturges House will be among 75 lots from the estate of the actor and playwright Jack Larson to be auctioned on February 21. Best known for playing Jimmy Olsen on the original Adventures of Superman television series in the 1950s, Larson passed away in September of 2015.
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The two-storey Casa Guna was designed by Pezo von Ellrichshausen for a rural site in San Pedro de la Paz, central Chile, where it sits between the lagoon and a wood of eucalyptus trees.
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The tilted frame of the house by Budi Pradono Architects was designed as an antithesis to the status homes and mock-European styling of a gated community in Jakarta, Indonesia. The 320-square-metre house called Rumah Miring, or Slanted House, sits on an eight- by 20-metre plot in Pondok Indah, a gated community established in the south of the city in the 1970s and 1980s.
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