Explore the Dune House by KLG Architects, a 2022 coastal retreat in Betty’s Bay, South Africa. This cottage-style residence uniquely balances environmental sensitivity with modern living. Its design features a wind-protective roofscape and an elevated structure on timber posts, offering stunning views of the ocean, sky, and mountains.
Embodying sustainable practices and seamless integration with nature, the Dune House is a true custodian of its landscape.
In Kisarazu, Japan, House for G by Kurosawa Kawara-Ten artfully merges contemporary design with a lush suburban setting. Designed for an elderly couple, this weekend house sits on a steep slope, blending seamlessly with nature. Additionally, the home boasts minimal environmental impact and stunning Tokyo Bay views.
Emphasizing sustainability, it utilizes locally sourced wood affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Thus, ‘House for G’ provides a serene retreat near Tokyo, showcasing a harmonious balance between modern living and the natural world.
Timber House in Brooklyn, New York, designed by Mesh Architectures, is the city’s inaugural mass-timber condominium. This six-story structure comprises fourteen homes built with glue-laminated timber, embodying sustainability and modernity. It features energy-efficient elements, intensive insulation, and renewable energy-powered appliances. The building’s design, merging eco-friendly materials and passive-house principles, sets a new standard in sustainable urban living.
Discover the harmonious blend of nature and architecture in Omer Arbel‘s latest creation, the 75.9 House. Situated amidst the scenic hayfields south of Vancouver, Canada, this family home stands as a testament to innovative design. Built around striking ‘lily pad’ concrete columns – a unique pouring method developed by Arbel’s studio – the house is a first-of-its-kind architectural venture.
With an interior adorned by warm timber, polished concrete, and a Japan-inspired garden, this home is not just a dwelling but a timeless monument, reflecting Arbel’s decade-long material experimentation and his commitment to an analog approach to materiality.
At the northern tip of Denmark in Skagen lies a summer house that tells a tale of local history and architecture. Designed by PAX Architects in 2021, Skagen Klitgaard is a wooden marvel, echoing Skagen’s Black Period with a black-painted exterior and thatched roof.
With interiors tailored for family intimacy and togetherness, this house masterfully blends the line between indoor and outdoor living, paying homage to its serene surroundings.
In Mossy Point, Australia, a land renowned for its pristine waterways and native landscapes, Edition Office unveils Mossy Point House. This contemporary single-story house flawlessly incorporates the area’s natural beauty. The design prominently features the silvery bark of Spotted Gum trees and captures the serene essence of its surroundings, creating a harmonious blend between the indoors and the vibrant Australian outdoors.
In the heart of SoHo, New York, the iconic Soho Art Loft has been reborn. Fuller/Overby Architecture masterfully transformed a once-neglected space above the Dia Earth Room into a triad of elegance: a studio, gallery, and chic living space.
Boasting 19th-century charm paired with cutting-edge design elements from 2021, this penthouse loft radiates a fusion of history and modernity.
Nestled within the picturesque ski slopes of Aprica, Italy, Chalet AN stands as a testament to Fabio Gianoli‘s design prowess. Merging rustic charm with modern needs, this chalet offers an expansive open-space layout, bathed in natural light from grand windows that frame the snow-kissed slopes.
From a meticulously crafted kitchen to a tranquil yoga loft and a private wellness area, every inch of this chalet whispers luxury.