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    Perforated Brick House in Vietnam

    Perforated brick walls enclose the concrete structure of an old house in central Vietnam, which has been remodelled by architecture studio Tropical Space. Retaining only the concrete slab structure, the architects enclosed the space with a perforated grille of brickwork to create a new residence named The Termitary House. “The special design of the baked-brick […] More

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    The ZEB Pilot House That Produces More Energy Than It Consumes

    The ZEB pilot house is a collaboration between Snøhetta and the research center on zero emission buildings, or ZEB. Based in the town of Larvik, Norway, this tilted house is not only a zero energy house, but a ‘plus house’. Meaning, it produces more energy than it consumes. With a distinctive sloped roof fitted with […] More

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    How to Reinvent the Apartment Building

    In 1967, Moshe Safdie reimagined the monolithic apartment building, creating “Habitat ’67,” which gave each unit an unprecedented sense of openness. Nearly 50 years later, he believes the need for this type of building is greater than ever. In this short talk, Safdie surveys a range of projects that do away with the high-rise and […] More

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    Golden Beach Drive Family Home by SDH Studio

    SDH Studio designed a contemporary family home in Golden Beach, Florida. Project description Located on a 13,000 square foot lot in Golden Beach Florida this house was designed around a 27 foot high space that would be the heart of this home. With the idea of bringing in the outdoor landscape, the house opens up […] More

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    Far Pond Residence by Bates Masi Architects

    Designed by Bates Masi Architects, this contemporary two-storey residence is situated on a waterfront site in Southampton, New York. Description by Bates Masi Architects The waterfront site of an existing 1970’s kit house overlooks layers of wetlands to an estuary, the bay, and the ocean. The client set the parameters of keeping the existing structure […] More

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    House in Kings Cross by BORTOLOTTO

    Toronto architecture firm BORTOLOTTO designed a contemporary home in King City, Canada. Project description Just north of Toronto, Kings Cross is an idyllic rural community with rolling streets with architecturally distinct houses dating back to the 1960s. This new house sits low amid lush greenery, occupying the footprint of a previous house, but replacing it […] More

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    Impressive Tree House Built by Scout Troop

    Tree house designer Baumraum has done it again. This time, the architects created a meeting place for a scout group near Wolfsburg, Germany. That doesn’t mean that they built the elevated structure, though. It was actually constructed by the troop of young people on the Almke Campsite and which undoubtedly gave them the opportunity to […] More

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    Blantyre House by Williamson Chong Architects

    Williamson Chong Architects have designed the Blantyre house for a family in Toronto, Canada. Project description In Toronto, the Victorian working class neighbourboods provide average lot sizes of 20’ wide by 120’ long. While there is light available on each narrow end, the interior spaces are inevitably quite dark. The site for the Blantyre House presented […] More

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    Two 38-storey Buildings Connected by an Amazing Sky Pool

    The ‘Sky Habitat’ two-tower residential building in Singapore is a new project  designed by Canada-based architect Moshe Safdie. At 38-stories high, it is able to accommodate 574 apartments, but the most incredible feature of this building is its dramatic sky pool which serves as a bridge between the two towers. The 38-story sky habitat housing complex […] More

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    The Iporanga House by Nitsche Arquitetos Associados

    Nitsche Arquitetos Associados designed this house in Iporanga, Brazil. From the architects Iporanga House is located in Iporanga, a condominium for summer houses on Sao Paulo’s coast, approximately 120km east from the capital. This condo is inside a very well preserved and protected area of the original Atlantic Rainforest. The exuberance of this native forest […] More

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    The Maleny House by Bark Design Architects

    Bark Design Architects designed the Maleny House on Australia’s Sunshine Coast. Project description The ‘Glass House Mountain House’ in Maleny, celebrates its site, perched on the edge of the remnant rim of the Glass House range, as well as the essence of its place – ‘sky and mountains’. Translated into a place of ‘glass and stone’ […] More

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    3 Storey Modern Home Built Using 31 Shipping Containers

    You might not realize it, but this house in Graceville, Australia was built from 31 shipping containers. The large freights are typically used to send goods overseas, but in this case they form a unique and modern living space. Todd Miller of the architecture firm ZeilgerBuild designed the three storey, 6,000 square-foot home whose backyard […] More

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