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Habka House: A Closer Look at Brasilia’s Sustainable Home Design

FeaturedMinimalist concrete interior with modern furniture, floor-to-ceiling windows, and lush greenery.

The Habka House, designed by Estúdio MRGB in Brasília, Brazil, is a remarkable example of architectural simplicity that seamlessly integrates with its surrounding landscape. This 2021 residential project showcases the designer’s ability to navigate the site’s complex topography, access, and environmental preservation area, resulting in a harmonious and captivating design.

MYJ House: Eco-Friendly Residential Design with Exposed Brick

Striking brick architecture with intricate perforated facade, black exterior panels.

This city home, designed by BodinChapa Architects, is located in the Prawet district of Bangkok, Thailand. Completed in 2021, the MYJ House was constructed on a relatively limited land area, with the unique form of the corner lot informing the architects’ innovative design approach. Emphasizing natural ventilation and light while ensuring privacy, the home’s distinctive shape and material palette – including exposed brick and translucent elements – create a harmonious balance between function and aesthetic.

Lechuza House: Blending Brazilian Charm with Mexican Architecture

A modern, open-concept kitchen with wood-paneled ceilings, pendant lights, and a garden view.

Lechuza House in São Paulo, Brazil, designed by Arkitito Arquitetura in 2022, exemplifies unique architectural innovation. Situated in the bustling Vila Madalena, this house combines features of Mexican traditional architecture to cater to the nostalgic touch the resident engineer desired, harmoniously integrating modern living spaces with natural elements crafted meticulously by the landscape architect resident, enriching both functionality and aesthetics.