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This home offers both ample social space ideal for entertaining and the privacy of a rural retreat

This home offers both ample social space ideal for entertaining and the privacy of a rural retreat Architects: Feldman Architecture Location: Healdsburg, California, United States Year: 2017 Photo courtesy: Joe Fletcher Description: "Comprised of two perpendicular bars atop a hill overlooking the village of Healdsburg, this home...

Rural house renovation where modern-day aesthetics and old remains thrive in co-existence

Rural house renovation where modern-day aesthetics and old remains thrive in co-existence Architects: Evolution Design Location: Zhoushan, China Year: 2017 Area: 2.852 ft²/ 265 m² Photo courtesy: JianPing Yang, Yong Zhang Description: "70% of the houses in a village sitting on one of the Zhoushan Islands are hollow, but...

House that develops a true relation with the exterior surroundings located in a rural area

House that develops a true relation with the exterior surroundings located in a rural area Architects: Hugo Monte, arquitecto Location: Povoa de Varzim, Portugal Year: 2017 Photo courtesy: Hugo Monte, arquitecto Description: "Despite located in a rural context of complex characterization the BL house develops a true relation...

House that occupies a semi-rural block on the edge of John Forrest National Park in Australia

House that occupies a semi-rural block on the edge of John Forrest National Park in Australia Architects: A Workshop - Paul Wakelam Architect Location: Jane Brook, Australia Year: 2016 Photo courtesy: Luke Carter Wilton Description: "The Mindalong House occupies a semi-rural block on the edge of John Forrest...

Modern rural farm house surrounded by 360 degrees views

Modern rural farm house surrounded by 360 degrees views Architects: pentArchi Location: Camp Mountain, Australia Year: 2015 Area: 5.812 ft²/ 540 m² Photo courtesy: CaCo Photograpy, Andrea Picanza, Adnic Description: "Reflections at Camp Mountain is a modern rural farm house. The building sits atop a spur at the foot of...

Modern farmhouse using traditional New Zealand rural buildings as a formal reference

Modern farmhouse using traditional New Zealand rural buildings as a formal reference Architects: Gerrad Hall Architects Location: Mangawhai, New Zealand Year: 2016 Area: 3.444 ft²/ 320 m² Photo courtesy: Tash Hopkins Description: "The site was a secret valley that had been subdivided off from a larger farm located about...

BOSS Architecture designed the Countryside Lane Residence nestled into a rolling rural landscape

BOSS Architecture designed the Countryside Lane Residence nestled into a rolling rural landscape Architects: BOSS Architecture, Jessica Doran Interiors Location: Littleton, Colorado, USA Year: 2015 Photo courtesy: Raul Garcia ...

A rural home designed for a retired doctor and his family in the west of Thailand

A rural home designed for a retired doctor and his family in the west of Thailand Architects: ForX Design Studio Location: Ratchaburi, Thailand Year: 2017 Photography: ©Tinnaphop Chawatin Description: "Situated away from the town, the house only occupies half of the land; leaving the surrounding as green...

Home that merges the love of rural farm culture with the beach and the Pacific Northwest by Hoedemaker Pfeiffer

Home that merges the love of rural farm culture with the beach and the Pacific Northwest by Hoedemaker Pfeiffer Architects: Hoedemaker Pfeiffer Location: Mutiny Bay, Washington, USA Year: 2016 Photography: ©Ben Benschneider Description: "This three building family retreat was inspired by its owners vision of a...

Happy rural simplicity green house located in Yun-Lin County

Happy rural simplicity green house located in Yun-Lin County Architects: MORI design Location: Yun-Lin County, Taiwan Year: 2016 Photo courtesy: Moooten Description: “This green house is located in Yun-Lin County which is a model of happy rural simplicity. The first impression of the base is surrounded by cropland, bamboo...

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Z House Bellevue Hill by Bruce Stafford Architects

Z House Bellevue Hill by Bruce Stafford Architects Architects: Bruce Stafford Architects Location: Bellevue Hill, Sydney, Australia Photos: Karl Beath, Erik Smithson & Vincent Chi Description: A directing standard of the configuration was...

Redesign of a house by Zuma Architects using a soft and sober color palette

Redesign of a house by Zuma Architects using a soft and sober color palette Architects: JUMA Architects Location: Zwijnaarde, Belgium Year: 2017 Photo courtesy: Annick Vernimmen Description: "This project, mainly aimed at the...

Manoir Normande, a complete reconstruction and restyling of an 90’s house by Alexandrine Lukach

Manoir Normande, a complete reconstruction and restyling of an 90's house by Alexandrine Lukach Architects: Alexandrine Lukach Location: Kiev, Ukraine Year: 2015 Area: 4,575 ft²/ 425 m² Photo courtesy: Alexander Morderer Description: Reconstruction...

Mountain House by Van Der Merwe Miszewski Architects

Mountain House by Van Der Merwe Miszewski Architects Architects: Van Der Merwe Miszewski Architects Location: Cape Town, South Africa Year: 2011 Photo courtesy: Vdmma Description: Mountain House is situated on a lofty inclining site...

Kay House by Maria Gigney Architects

Kay House by Maria Gigney Architects Architects: Maria Gigney Architects Location: Battery Point, Tasmania, Australia Year: 2002 Area: 3,895 square foot Photo courtesy: Corkhill Description: Adjustment + increases to a current block house on the bank...

Hawthorn House by Chan Architecture

Hawthorn House by Chan Architecture Architects: Chan Architecture Location: Melbourne, Australia Year: 2014 Photo courtesy: Folded Bird Photography – Brendan Finn Description: Redesigning and augmenting a run of the mill Victorian patio dependably represents an...

Villa Vals by SeARCH and CMA

Villa Vals by SeARCH and CMA Architects: SeARCH and CMA Location: Vals, Switzerland Year: 2009 Price: €1750 to €3450 per week Photo courtesy: Iwan Baan Description: Amazed that it was reasonable to build a couple of...

Build Storm-Resistant Using Plexiglass for Windows that are Affordable

Build Storm-Resistant Using Plexiglass for Windows that are Affordable For years, traditional glass was the only glass used in windows, but now plexiglass has become...

Compact house designed as a primary residence for the owners on top of a hill above Peka Peka Beach

Compact house designed as a primary residence for the owners on top of a hill above Peka Peka Beach Architects: Herriot Melhuish O’Neill Architects Location: Peka Peka, New...

Renovation of a flat built in the 90s in the attic of an apartment by XTOPIX architects

Renovation of a flat built in the 90s in the attic of an apartment by XTOPIX architects Architects: XTOPIX Location: Korunní, Praha, Czech Republic Year: 2017 Area: 2.152 ft²/ 200...