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Résidence LeJeune, Montréal

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Résidence LeJeune, Montréal

Résidence LeJeune, Montréal

Résidence LeJeune, Montréal

via designboom.com | photos © Adrien Williams

Named ‘The Lejeune Residence’, architecture open form has revitalized a once neglected duplex building in Montréal into a single-family home with flexible interiors and an exterior garden. Despite the fragility of the existing building and its structure, the owners envisioned an architectural approach that was sustainable, bold and at the same time respectful of the historic characteristics of the 125-year-old building.
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Stepped Roof House

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Stepped Roof House

Stepped Roof House

Stepped Roof House

Stepped Roof House

via dezeen.com | photos © Ivar Kvaal

This small seaside holiday home by Norwegian studio Lund Hagem nestles against a cliff, and features a stepped concrete roof that doubles as a viewing platform. Designed as a summer residence for Svein Lund – one of the Oslo studio’s founding partners – the 30-square-metre retreat sits on a rocky site in Sandefjord on Norway’s south-east coast.
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HOUSE IN VALLVIDRERA, BARCELONA

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HOUSE IN VALLVIDRERA, BARCELONA

HOUSE IN VALLVIDRERA, BARCELONA

HOUSE IN VALLVIDRERA, BARCELONA

HOUSE IN VALLVIDRERA, BARCELONA

via archinect.com | photos © Marcela Grassi

The project is situated in the Vallvidrera neighborhood, a residential area with views overlooking the city of Barcelona, surrounded by the Collserola natural park, in a very sloped and small plot situated between a valley and a pine forest.

The objectives of the project were to get the maximum possible building area within a tight budget and an optimized orientation of all openings while protecting the privacy of the owners.
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Nerima House, Tokyo

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Nerima House, Tokyo

Nerima House, Tokyo

Nerima House, Tokyo

Nerima House, Tokyo

via dezeen.com | photos © Kenichi Suzuki

Bands of timber alternate with slices of glazing across the facade of this Tokyo house by Swedish studio Elding Oscarson, offering a degree of privacy while also exploiting views of the garden.

The Stockholm studio designed Nerima House as a weekend house for a couple who will eventually relocate to the city permanently.

The house will also be inhabited from time to time by the clients’ grown-up children, who are based in Tokyo and abroad.
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POOL HOUSE, TRONTO

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POOL HOUSE, TRONTO

POOL HOUSE, TRONTO

POOL HOUSE, TRONTO

POOL HOUSE, TRONTO

via tongtong.co | Photos © Colin Faulkner

The 1000 square foot pool house is designed to be multifunctional, the open-space interiors can easily transform from a pool house to a guesthouse to entertainment space to work studio and event space. To emphasize the pool house’s mid-century modern language, the flat roof was accentuated by bringing the roofline forward, creating a floating brow.
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Small Office with Corrugated Metal Siding

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Small Office with Corrugated Metal Siding

Small Office with Corrugated Metal Siding

Small Office with Corrugated Metal Siding

Small Office with Corrugated Metal Siding

via dezeen.com | photos © James Newton

This small office space by Freshwest features an inverted roof, corrugated metal siding and a folding glass door that opens onto the banks of the River Teifi in west Wales. Rivershed provides a satellite office in the town of Newcastle Emlyn for the organisers of the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards, an annual international design competition for hospitality spaces.
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AMIE 1.0

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AMIE 1.0

AMIE 1.0

AMIE 1.0

AMIE 1.0

via dezeen.com | Images © SOM

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) worked in partnership with the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory to create the curved pavilion, which the firm claims is the world’s largest 3D-printed polymer structure. A closed-loop battery system links it with a vehicle designed by Oak Ridge, which was made using the same technology.
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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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