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Villa in Mongolia: Brutalist Design Meets Mongolian Charm

Industrial-style dining area with wooden table, bench, and plants in concrete space.

This striking villa in Ulan Bator, Mongolia, designed by CMT architetti in 2023, blends contemporary aesthetics with the brutalist character of an unfinished neoclassical shell. The designers embraced the raw concrete surfaces, pairing them with sleek Italian furnishings and dramatic lighting to create a modern, industrial-inspired retreat. Spanning three floors, this spacious family home features an open-concept living area, a game room, and guest quarters, showcasing the architect’s ability to transform an unconventional starting point into a cohesive, refined design.

Casa Tropical: Jaque Studio’s Eco-Friendly Home in Mexico

FeaturedElegant resort-style architecture with a tranquil pool and lounging areas amidst lush greenery.

Designed by Jaque Studio, Casa Tropical is a captivating house located in Tulum, Mexico, that exemplifies the region’s lush, tropical beauty. Completed in 2022, the single-level residence harnesses the site’s natural features, including a central water body and towering tropical foliage, to create a harmonious indoor-outdoor living experience. Featuring a distinctive “L-shaped” layout, the house is oriented to maximize natural light and cross-ventilation, while also offering panoramic views of the surrounding jungle.

MLC House: Embracing Greenery in São Paulo’s Residential Oasis

Warm, rustic living room with wooden ceiling, concrete walls, and eclectic furnishings.

Located in the vibrant city of São Paulo, Brazil, the MLC House is a captivating residential project designed by the renowned architecture firm Bernardes Arquitetura. Completed in 2020, this house embraces the surrounding greenery, blurring the boundaries between indoor and outdoor living. The strategic positioning of the garden and the use of a concrete gable structure create a harmonious and permeable living space, seamlessly integrating the house with its natural surroundings.

Terrace House: Sustainable Italian Design with Minimal Impact

A modern home with a stone exterior, large windows, and a raised grass lawn surrounded by trees.

Ramp Studio‘s latest masterpiece, the Terrace House, stands tall in Imperia, Italy, showcasing a contemporary design that seamlessly blends with the region’s strict seismic regulations and cultural heritage constraints.

This exceptional residence boasts an array of sustainable features, including a wooden CLT panel structure, a 100% electricity-powered operation with 50% derived from PV panels, and a water-efficient landscape with native plant species and rainwater harvesting for irrigation. The Terrace House has achieved the highest energy performance rating (A4) in the Italian system, making it a shining example of eco-conscious architecture.

Villa Prior: Stunning Private House with Central Courtyard

A modern, single-story cabin with large windows and a wooden exterior, surrounded by lush greenery.

DinellJohansson‘s Villa Prior in Ljunghusen, Sweden, is a stunning private house that features a central courtyard design. Completed in 2023, this contemporary residence showcases the architects’ expertise in creating a harmonious blend of indoor and outdoor living spaces. Situated in the tranquil Swedish town of Ljunghusen, this house exemplifies the country’s renowned design sensibilities, offering a serene and sophisticated living experience.

Sama House: A Stunning Blend of Concrete, Wood, and Nature

Striking modern concrete and glass structure with landscaped gardens.

Arkylab‘s masterful Sama House in Aguascalientes, Mexico, is a stunning example of contemporary architecture seamlessly blending with the natural environment. This reinforced concrete and wood-clad residence redefines luxury living by offering a serene, harmonious space where residents can indulge in the beauty of the surroundings. Designed in 2023, this house showcases a sophisticated and sustainable approach to design, catering to the needs of modern homeowners who value both aesthetics and environmental consciousness.