architecture

Las Peñas House

Las Peñas House

Standing on a hillock in El Chaquiñán, Ecuador, at the top of a 30% slope sits the spacious and beautiful Las Peñas House envisioned…

Rocksplit House

Rocksplit House

Greece’s island of Kea contains a number of low rocky hills.  In this unique environment, Cometa Architects used a construction method called ‘kotounto’ (leaving…

Maui Clifftop House

Maui Clifftop House

The Clifftop House located in Kahului, Maui, Hawaii has garnered a number of awards and prizes for its creator, Dekleva Gregoric Architects.  Built as…

Nivim House

Nivim House

As an exercise in creating luxury living while embracing the nature surrounding it, the Nivim House in the Goa Province of India has won…

Franklin Mountain House

Franklin Mountain House

Perched 2500 feet above the Rio Grande river valley overlooking downtown El Paso and Juarez (Texas), the Franklin Mountain House is a captivating oasis…

Ricardo Bofill’s Cement Factory

Ricardo Bofill’s Cement Factory

Back in 1973 architect Ricardo Bofill took on a project where he could experiment with how any structure could be repurposed for vastly different…

The Sports Pavilion

The Sports Pavilion

Challenged to construct a complete sports facility in the suburbs of St. Petersburg, Russia, Horomystudio architects not only accomplished the mission but did it…

Residence MG2

Residence MG2

The impressive Residence MG2 created by Alain Carle Architecture sits boldly on its gently sloping lawn in Quebec, Canada.  The structure is fragmented into…

In-Tenta DROP box

In-Tenta DROP box

A growing trend in the hotel experience is the idea of movable room units that can be safely inserted into scenic natural settings and…

MINIMOD Shelters

MINIMOD Shelters

Prefabricated housing is not a new concept in home construction but the architectural firm MAPA from Brazil has taken it to the next level…

Les Abouts

Les Abouts

Inheriting a large part of the uncultivatable land on his family farm in the Centre-du-Québec region of the St. Lawrence lowlands, the owner decided…

MA House

MA House

One of the advantages of a monolithic structure in a tropical climate is the cooling effect you get from large, stone-walled spaces.  The architects…

Hudson Woods Project

Hudson Woods Project

Recently completed by New York City based architect Drew Lang is an upscale reinterpretation of modern cabin design in a community wide setting.  Situated…