Kapsimalis Architects converts caves for summer houses on Greek island

The vaulted forms and underground caves of an old house on the Greek island of Santorini have been converted into a holiday home complex by Kapsimalis Architects. Located in the town of Fira, the components of the existing compound –  including walled courtyards, a donkey barn and three small caves for storage  – have been […]

FGMF Arquitetos stacks white Casa Neblina on sloping São Paulo plot

Brazilian studio FGMF Arquitetos has designed this white house in the suburbs of São Paulo to feature stilted volumes atop a glazed living room with views of an infinity pool. Casa Neblina is two-storey residence built on a grassy hill in the Brazilian city’s Iatiba neighbourhood, which known for its lush nature, rugged terrain and […]

Two shipping containers contain a micro home furnished with Nendo

Brazilian architect Marilia Pellegrini has unveiled Casa Container in São Paulo, a micro home inside two shipping containers filled with Nendo furniture. Pellegrini designed the 18-square-metre show home to demonstrate that recycled shipping containers can be disguised and used for high-end housing. The architect referenced modern, minimalist Japanese design with Casa Container’s interiors, citing Muji […]

Slim white house by CAPD frames view of the sea in Japan

Japanese architecture practice CAPD have completed Umi – a simple, white house in Tokushima prefecture overlooking the sea with a large, deep-set window and terrace. Assuming that new structures will be built to either side of Umi – which means sea in Japanese – the architects left the side elevations relatively bare. A darker ground […]

Studio Andrew Trotter models Villa Cardo on traditional houses in Puglia

A series of minimal white blocks interlock to form this holiday home by Studio Andrew Trotter, which takes cues from local architecture in Puglia. Named Villa Cardo, the four-bedroom dwelling is designed for a couple who wanted a peaceful summer retreat amidst olive groves in Carovigno, a town in the south of Italy. Studio Andrew Trotter […]

Tomohiro Hata’s Loop House faces inwards onto a central courtyard

Tomohiro Hata Architect and Associates built Loop House around a planted central courtyard in pursuit of peace and quiet for a dense urban site in Hyogo, Japan. A series of elevated veranda spaces overlook the courtyard in a design that is an inversion of the Katsura Imperial Villa. The historic villa in Kyoto has a […]

Atelier Vens Vanbelle creates monastic white country house

Belgian studio Atelier Vens Vanbelle has designed a white house inspired by the monasteries and farmhouses that typify the Oosterzele region. The brick house has been built in a rural environment in Belgium and aims to be a peaceful space for the owners. “The main reference for this project was a monastery, because we wanted to introduce some basic […]

HW-Studio steps Casa Ja down a slope in central Mexico

Architecture practice HW-Studio took cues from the steps and plazas found in traditional Spanish architecture to design this residence in central Mexico. Located in Morelia, a historic town in the province of Michoacan, the houses staggers down its sloped site to create a “horizontal line that highlights the sky and the mountains in the background”.  […]

Pedro Miguel Santos emulates classical temples with TS House in Portugal

Local architect Pedro Miguel Santos has completed a temple-inspired house in northern Portugal, featuring white brick walls and an exposed concrete frame. TS House was designed by Miguel Santos as a family home and is set on a large plot of land on the outskirts of the town of Penafiel. The house features a simple symmetrical […]

Jagged roof tops Jennifer Bonner’s Haus Gables in Atlanta

American architect Jennifer Bonner has topped this slender white house in Atlanta with an asymmetrical roofline to make the most of the space on its tight plot. Bonner, who runs architecture studio MALL, completed the three-storey Haus Gables in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward neighbourhood. It sits on a 24-­foot­ (7.3-metre) wide plot with a breadth […]

Takashi Yamaguchi & Associates designs house in Japan based on a Möbius loop

Takashi Yamaguchi & Associates has completed Topological Folding House, a home formed of a continuous white strip that wraps around to form floors, ceilings and balconies. The house, located in Japan’s Hyogo Prefecture, is designed to look like a Möbius loop – a surface with only one side. “The interior is space made by bending the continuous floor surface from […]

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