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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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Monsieur Oyster

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via nowness.com

Joël Dupuch’s billet-doux to the lusty mollusk

“Eating oysters is like kissing the sea on the lips,” the French poet Léon-Paul Fargue once wrote. In his ode to the aphrodisiacal mollusk, creative director Sergio Penzo traveled to the Arcachon coast in south-west France to capture the working day of famed sixth-generation oyster farmer and actor Joël Dupuch.
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