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Little House, Washington

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Little House, Washington

Little House, Washington

Little House, Washington

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The Little House is nestled into a lush second growth forest on a north facing bluff overlooking Hood Canal. Built over an existing foundation, the new building is just over 20 ft square. Early design discussions focused on creating a compact, modern structure that was both simple and efficient.
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House in Yucatán

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House in Yucatán

House in Yucatán

House in Yucatán

House in Yucatán

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A pair of giant glass doors span the rear of this house in Yucatán, Mexico, opening it to a leafy courtyard garden and shaded pool. Wedged between existing buildings in the city’s Santiago neighbourhood, the house fills a long but narrow plot measuring 6.5 metres by 27.5 metres. To alleviate issues of naturally lighting and cross ventilating the deep building, the local architects built up layers of sliding glazing, planting and cement block walls to provide a buffer against the hot climate.
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LMM Bungalow, Mexico

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LMM Bungalow, Mexico

LMM Bungalow, Mexico

LMM Bungalow, Mexico

LMM Bungalow, Mexico

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The bungalow is the first of a series of cabins to be built over a spectacular site in Tepoztlán, a small paradise located at about 50 km from Mexico City. The town has fantastic weather conditions, and a unique character built thru its pre-Hispanic origins that were followed by a colonial center that is still the heart of the village; its charm attracts the presence of intellectuals and thinkers to stay over the weekend, or for longer periods of time.
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House in Golo, Slovenian

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House in Golo, Slovenian

House in Golo, Slovenian

House in Golo, Slovenian

House in Golo, Slovenian

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This fair-faced concrete house was designed by Arhitektura Krušec to look like rocks emerging from a sloped meadow facing the Slovenian Alps. The Slovenia-based studio wanted to impact the landscape as little as possible and capitalise on surrounding views with its design for House on Golo.
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CY House, Jerusalem Hills

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CY House, Jerusalem Hills

CY House, Jerusalem Hills

CY House, Jerusalem Hills

CY House, Jerusalem Hills

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Sacred space: Kedem Shinar fuses Japanese design and modern aesthetic

Creating work that is both beautiful and functional, bringing together light and landscape in a single effortless move is a challenge for any architect – regardless of setting. But this is a challenge Israel-based Kedem Shinar has mastered.
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Mercedes House, Argentina

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Mercedes House, Argentina

Mercedes House, Argentina

Mercedes House, Argentina

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The Mercedes House in Argentina Blends Brick, Concrete and Metal Harmoniously

Natural and man-made materials blend into one; that’s the defining attitribute of the Mercedes House located in Argentina, South America. The structure, built by Frazzi Arquitectos, utilizes an equal measure of concrete foundation with walls made of real brick that offsets with a rustic feel to the former’s modern aesthetic.
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RM House, Argentina

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RM House, Argentina

RM House, Argentina

RM House, Argentina

RM House, Argentina

via architizer.com | photos © Albano García

The Pampa and the sea are known for being extensive and horizontal landscape whose limits are diluted in the horizon. The house stands in the diffuse border where both landscape interact. Understanding its physical location, the house tries to experiment with both landscapes consequently thinking of a common area with visuals towards both the sea and the Pampa´s landscape.
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Casa V, Mexico

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Casa V, Mexico

Casa V, Mexico

Casa V, Mexico

Casa V, Mexico

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A Bright Mexican Home Integrated With Nature

Mexican architect Abraham Cota Paredes designed Casa V, a serene, light-filled home integrated with nature. Designed around a central courtyard patio containing a pool of water and a tree, the home offers a calm escape from the surrounding urban area of Guadalajara.
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Chokchai 4, Bangkok

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Chokchai 4, Bangkok

Chokchai 4, Bangkok

Chokchai 4, Bangkok

Chokchai 4, Bangkok

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Archimontage creates Chokchai 4, an oasis from the bustle of Bangkok

A plot surrounded by an automotive body shop, gas station, apartment complex, and dilapidated jungle may not be most peoples’ first choice when selecting land. Fortunately however, the clients who selected just such a lot quickly made another decision to commission Thai studio Archimontage design fields sophisticated. The team happily took on the challenge, and developed a three part plan to make ‘Chokchai 4 House’ the best it could be.
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