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VH R-10 gHouse : By Darren Petrucci Architect

October 29, 2010

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Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts, United States Darren Petrucci Architect Post By:Kitticoon Poopong  Pushing the envelope: Darren Petrucci reinvents the vacation guesthouse with the VH R-10 gHouse on Martha's Vineyard. Photo © Bill Timmerman Darren Petrucci reinvents the vacation guesthouse with the VH R-10 ghouse on Martha's Vineyard. Restrictive zoning, rather than necessity, is often the mother […]

Loblolly House : By KieranTimberlake Associates

October 29, 2010

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Maryland, United StatesKieranTimberlake Associates Post By:Kitticoon Poopong On a wooded site on Taylors Island, Maryland, KieranTimberlake tested a new way of building with the Loblolly house Photo © KieranTimberlake Associates Stephen Kieran, FAIA, likens his family’s new weekend house on Taylors Island in Maryland to a duck blind, one of those three-sided shelters that hunters […]

Casa Tóló : By Álvaro Leite Siza Vieira

October 29, 2010

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Lugar das Carvalhinhas, Portugal Álvaro Leite Siza VieiraPost By:Kitticoon Poopong In northern Portugal, Alvaro Leite Siza Vieira cascades Casa Tóló down a steep slope through terraced gardens Photo © Álvaro Leite Siza VieiraFrom certain vantage points, it looks like a relic from an ancient civilization, maybe an exposed portion of a stepped pyramid or some […]

Xeros Residence : By Blank studio

October 29, 2010

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Phoenix, United States Blank studio  Post By:Kitticoon Poopong Wrapping Xeros residence in a veil of rusted steel, Blank Studio borrows hues from the desert landscape Photo coutesy Blank studioI wanted to wrap one material around the entire house—as sort of an architectural lingerie,” explains Matthew Trzebiatowski, AIA, about the rusted wire mesh and corrugated steel […]

Turbulence House : By Steven Holl Architects

October 29, 2010

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New Mexico, United States Steven Holl Architects  Post By:Kitticoon Poopong Steven Holl turned to prefab construction for his Turbulence House, a metal guest pavilion on a windy New Mexican mesa Photo © Paul Warchol  As its name implies, Turbulence House aims to shake things up. Instead of following the standard method of on-site, wood- or […]

The Layer House : By Hiroaki Ohtani

October 29, 2010

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Kobe, Japan Hiroaki Ohtani Post By:Kitticoon Poopong  Starting with a tiny lot in Kobe, Japan, Hiroaki Ohtani turns rough, stacked concrete beams into the striped and shadowy Layer House Photo © Kouji Okamoto / Technistaff  In Japan, people have a predilection for white: white rice, white cars, white houses. But Hiroaki Ohtani, the owner and architect […]

Travella House : By Aldo Celoria architect

October 29, 2010

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Castel San Pietro, Switzerland Aldo Celoria architect  Post By:Kitticoon Poopong Building on a Swiss hillside, Aldo Celoria departs from local tradition, setting Casa Travella’s copper-clad box visually afloat atop a glass base Photo © Milo Keller The neighbors didn’t like it. A copper box atop a glass one didn’t look much like a house to them. […]