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Bal House

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Bal House

Bal House

Bal House

via mocoloco.com | Photos © Bruce Damonte

The Bal House project, by San Francisco Bay area Terry & Terry Architecture, consists of a single-story addition and renovation to an existing mid-century ranch house in Menlo Park, California. Most striking, the “glass-clad fissure” in between two floating volumes, a new addition and the original structure.
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View From A Blue Moon

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John John Florence makes the first-ever surf film in 4K.

Following a beautiful teaser that released earlier this summer comes the official trailer for View From A Blue Moon. Created by and starring Hawaiian-born professional surfer John John Florence and directed by Blake Vincent Kueny, View From A Blue Moon is the duo’s second film together and is the first-ever surf movie to be shot in 4K resolution.
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Fonte Boa House

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Fonte Boa House

Fonte Boa House

Fonte Boa House

Fonte Boa House

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Bound by the picturesque Jerumelo, Sicó and Espinhal mountains, the green Rabaçal valley in central Portugal easily evokes romantic notions of a rural idyll. It comes as no surprise that the striking new 180 sq m single family home by Coimbra based João Mendes Ribeiro Arquitecto, is taking full advantage of this remarkable setting.
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Snosnowski Residence

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Snosnowski Residence

Snosnowski Residence

Snosnowski Residence

Snosnowski Residence

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Located in a historical neighborhood in Tempe Arizona, local firm Chen + Suchart Studio have completed the ‘Snosnowski Residence’ comprised of a sandblasted CMU base supporting a cantilevered virendeel truss structure. The lower level contains the individual guest bedrooms and main home forming a private exterior courtyard guarded from the public street. An expanse of 30′ glass doors flanking the living and dining room and kitchen on the main level allow views to the surrounding yard and allow natural light to the interior, opening entirely to extend the interior into the garden. Above, a modular matrix of steel trusses that form glass-clad cubes house the private bedrooms, with opaque metal panels that control privacy and views through designed apertures.
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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Bachman-Wilson House

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Frank Lloyd Wright's Bachman-Wilson House

Frank Lloyd Wright's Bachman-Wilson House

Frank Lloyd Wright's Bachman-Wilson House

via wallpaper.com | photos © Nancy Nolan

‘With this house, we have a second story, and that’s unusual,’ says Scott Eccleston, director of operations at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas. He’s gesturing to the upstairs level of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Usonian house that now sits on two acres of the museum’s vast Ozark woodland site, but could just as easily be speaking metaphorically. Having been transplanted – in trucks full of carefully catalogued pieces – some 1,250 miles from its original site in Millstone, New Jersey and meticulously reconstructed in Bentonville, Wright’s Bachman-Wilson house has started a second life nearly sixty years after it was first built.
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Folded House, London

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Folded House, London

Folded House, London

Folded House, London

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A five bedroomed detached house has been renovated and extended including a striking new stair and large extension. A folded architectural promenade. A reconfigured entrance sequence of this Victorian villa returns the new large triangular garden into a private retreat, with access through anew side extension by the adjacent terrace.
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WADI ABOU JAMIL PENTHOUSE

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WADI ABOU JAMIL PENTHOUSE

WADI ABOU JAMIL PENTHOUSE

WADI ABOU JAMIL PENTHOUSE

WADI ABOU JAMIL PENTHOUSE

via designboom.com | photos © Ieva Saudargaite

Located in Wadi Abou Jamil at the western periphery of Beirut’s city center, the design of this 1,200-square-meter penthouse by MiaSKAMLA was primarily driven by the desire to create airy spaces that would unite comfort with a minimalist feel, while simultaneously embracing the home’s superb geographic location by taking full advantage of its peripheral views. The main entrance opens up into a vast living room, a formal reception space, as well as the dining room. Fully-glazed and unpartitioned, this area enjoys natural light and floor-to-ceiling views of the sea, city and Mount Lebanon.
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Divcibare Mountain Home

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Divcibare Mountain Home

Divcibare Mountain Home

Divcibare Mountain Home

via exestudio.rs | Photos © Relja Ivanić

The house is located near the popular tourist resort Divčibare, on the slope of Mount Maljen in western Serbia. Although the plot has been overrun with small pine trees, it still bears the original character of the open field.To minimize disturbance to the site and as a reference to the surrounding hilly terrain, the house is built into the hillside.
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