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Sonora 113, Mexico City

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Sonora 113, Mexico City

Sonora 113, Mexico City

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Iñaki Echeverria juxtaposes old and new with Sonora 113 in Mexico City

Located in Mexico CIty‘s historical Colonia Condesa district, Sonora 113 is a new office building designed by Mexican architect Iñaki Echeverria. within the neighborhood, buildings are recognized by its art deco or international style architecture, most contemporary interventions of the area have been converted primarily for residential use.
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IVRV House, Los Angeles

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IVRV House, Los Angeles

IVRV House, Los Angeles

IVRV House, Los Angeles

IVRV House, Los Angeles

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Students in a design-build program at the Southern California Institute of Architecture have completed a house in a crime-ridden area of Los Angeles, with features included to help occupants feel “safe and secure.” Called the IVRV House, the dwelling was built in collaboration with the Greater Los Angeles chapter of Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit organisation that constructs homes for those in need.
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House 50 50, Argentina

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House 50 50, Argentina

House 50 50, Argentina

House 50 50, Argentina

House 50 50, Argentina

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Outdoor spaces are sheltered beneath the flat roof of this house in Argentina, designed by architects office Celula Urbana to take advantage of its scenic riverside setting. Santa Fe-based Celula Urbana designed the compact property for a site surrounded by trees and wild shrubbery to the southwest of the city, on the banks of the Río Coronda.
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The space of change: charting the peculiarity of Japanese houses

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The space of change: charting the peculiarity of Japanese houses
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The space of change: charting the peculiarity of Japanese houses
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The space of change: charting the peculiarity of Japanese houses
Read more at http://www.wallpaper.com/architecture/japan-archipelago-of-the-house-exhibition-at-looiersgracht-60-in-amsterdam#rlCBsiqCfIw93CEX.99

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The Japanese housing market is a peculiar phenomenon. Unlike homes in Western nations, Japanese residences depreciate rapidly in value over time. As argued by economists Richard Koo and Masaya Sasaki in a 2008 report, a typical home loses all economic value within 15 years of being built. Houses, too, have a limited physical lifespan – an estimated average of twenty years for wooden buildings, and thirty for concrete structures.
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Casa Bosques, Brazil

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Casa Bosques, Brazil

Casa Bosques, Brazil

Casa Bosques, Brazil

Casa Bosques, Brazil

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Brazilian firm Studio Colnaghi Arquitetura has completed a house in Xangrilá, Brazil, featuring a concrete-framed games room that projects out over a poolside terrace. Locally based Studio Colnaghi Arquitetura designed Casa Bosques as a holiday home with plenty of opportunities for family and friends to socialise.
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Cajrati Crivelli House

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Cajrati Crivelli House

Cajrati Crivelli House

Cajrati Crivelli House

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Open house: a London architect in LA delivers a breath of Bel-Air

Pulling into the gated driveway leading up to the newly constructed Cajrati Crivelli house in Bel-Air, designed by London-based architect Felicity Bell, the first thing you notice is the sheer vastness of the space around the property. Lush greenery surrounds the house on its 6,053 sq m site. You can squint and almost see the largely unsettled rolling hills that would have typified this region 100 years ago.
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Casa Blanca, Peru

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Casa Blanca, Peru

Casa Blanca, Peru

Casa Blanca, Peru

Casa Blanca, Peru

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A fluorescent orange staircase spirals up through the centre of this house that architect Martin Dulanto has completed in Lima, Peru. The sculptural staircase connects all three levels of the small property, which the Peruvian architect designed as part of a housing community called Club Las Palmas in the south of the city.
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A&M House, Australia

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A&M House, Australia

A&M House, Australia

A&M House, Australia

A&M House, Australia

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Marston Architects adapts narrow site into light-filled beach home in Australia.

Occupying a long and narrow site but blessed with an uninterrupted view of the coastline, this house in Australia replaces a single dwelling with two terraced-like volumes. Named ‘A&M house’, Marston Architects took the difficult plot and maximized every aspect and interior volume to give the illusion of a more generous space.
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James Perse’s Malibu Residence on the Market

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James Perse's Malibu Residence on the Market

James Perse's Malibu Residence on the Market

James Perse's Malibu Residence on the Market

James Perse's Malibu Residence on the Market

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James Perse’s Malibu Residence Is the Most Stylish “Farmhouse” on the Market

Having been a part of the fashion industry for over two decades, it’s safe to say that James Perse knows a thing or two about design. His eye for interior and lifestyle goods has previously been documented on our page, so it really comes as no surprise that the Los Angeles native’s Malibu home is quite the stunning example of architecture as well.
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DRA House, Bali

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DRA House, Bali

DRA House, Bali

DRA House, Bali

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Located in Sanur, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Bali, the DRA House stands against lush tropical sanctuaries, offering a true Balinese experience.

Designed for an Indonesian family by D-Associates, the residence offers an escape from busy life in Jakarta. The 897 sqm villa comprises of four bedrooms, each equipped with its own bathroom, living space and the kitchen, all centered around the swimming pool and the lawn. It also includes several references to the Balinese traditional architecture, like the foyer pavilion being inspired by the ‘aling-aling’ element in Bali’s dwelling compound.
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