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Family House with Large Glazings

August 27, 2010 Modern Architecture

The design of this house shows how can create a garage for your cars without separate building or even dedicated room in the main building. The house is made for a single family in the city of Utri, the District of Klaipeda in Lithuania. It is designed by architectural studio Natkevicius G. and Partners. The overall structure is covered with wood but has large glazings to frame its surroundings. One wing of the building rise above the ground and creates the place for cars that gives some weather protection for them. Seems like a very practical idea if you have several cars but haven’t a dedicate garage building. Read More

Family Beach House on a Long Narrow Site

August 27, 2010 Modern Architecture

BDA Architecture are those who designed this beach house located in the Miami suburb of Australia’s Gold Coast. It occupies a long narrow site 10m wide x 50m deep across the road from the ocean. The front side of the house contains a garage and entry at ground level, a living area on the first floor and a master suite on the second floor. Of course, the living area and the master suite both has terraces overlooking the ocean. The back side of the house contains bedrooms and a second living area which opens into the courtyard and pool. Courtyard is designed to be sheltered from the breezes and other winds. Read More

Very Modern House Design

August 27, 2010 Modern Architecture

The 2,250 square feet house and is set on a 40 ft wide suburban lot in Venice, California. It’s main distinctive feature is a sculptural roof that reminds a breaking wave, which is suspended in time and space and floats over a 1st floor garden space surrounded by glass. Read More

Madrid House

August 27, 2010 Modern Architecture

Located on the west boundaries of Madrid in los Peñascales, this house designed by Inaqui Carnicero Alonso-Colmenares is characterised by airy spaces on a plot oriented towards the south. Incorporating two granite rocks at its entrance, the first floor of the home appears to float over the glass of the ground floor. Four bedrooms sit elevated on the first floor along with study spaces. On the ground floor, a unique bay window located at 1.4 metres high captures the skyline of the landscape whilst drawing attention to the concrete ceiling. Both floors are integrated by two double height ceilings which indicate a loft like space. Read More

Casa no Geres

August 27, 2010 Modern Architecture

The first completed project by Correia/Ragazzi Aquitectos has received its fair share of international awards – it’s easy to see why. The structure presents a bold statement on the landscape that could at first glance easily look like an accident – perhaps a shipping container slipping down a hillside? One part of the building is buried inside the hill while the other end overhangs the river below. Read More