Montauk Residence

January 6, 2011 Stylish Houses

With interiors that defer to the elements of art, light, and views, Rees Roberts + Partners creates spaces that are tailored to both the context of each location and the character of the individual. While inventive and informed by a well-rounded knowledge of architectural styles, the designs of the firm remain true to the practical realities and varied lifestyles of its clients. The Company is known for its innovative landscape design, and in particular, its skill in integrating the built structure with its natural environment. Read More

Family House In Pavilniai Regional Park

The custumer is a banker and antique book collector. A four member family house. In the Middle Ages the area, where the building is situated, was a cannon foundry. Customers bought a site where stood the old yellow brick lodge with a basement. Cleaning the plaster of a house revealed that the lodge had been built by ancient bricks which were made in a old Vilnius brick factories. Becouse of a historical and physical value of a house were considered to preserve it by wraping it with outer glass shape. Historical house structure have been carefully restored. Library of a collection of ancient books equipped in the basement of historical lodge. Read More

Stairs House

December 23, 2010 Stylish Houses

Japanese architects y + M Design Office have recently finished a project of a unique family residence in Japan. The house is unusual for its roof in the shape of stairs. Read More

House Lefevre

December 17, 2010 Stylish Houses

Architecture studio Longhi Architects has designed a house called Lefevre. It is located at the coastline in Peru, in city of Punta Misterio situated 177km away from the capital Lima. The Punta Misterio region is known for its desert. The parcel has a great view at the Pacific ocean contrasting with the arid desert. One of the challenges was to create a design that will harmonize with the surroundings. It seems that they have fulfilled this demand very well. They have created a housing formed by geometric shapes stacked on each other looking like they are going to fall from the reef. Stacking of shapes created an extra space on the roofs that was used to build unique sand gardens visually extending the desert. Swimming pools reconnect the house with the ocean. Read More

Shaft House in Canada

December 13, 2010 Modern Architecture

The Shaft House idea was derived from the architect’s concerns about the affordability of design. Walking down on Danforth and Woodbine avenues in Toronto, an affordable neighborhood with not too many different building types one might not expect to see a contemporary building in the area let alone a contemporary house. Read More