architecture

Casa na Mantiqueira

Casa na Mantiqueira

Seeking to establish a dialogue with its unspoiled natural context, Brazilian architectural firm Una Arquitetos have completed work on a very impressive rural house called Casa na…

Matiz House

Matiz House

It took Javier Muñoz Menéndez of Muñoz Arquitectos a year and a half to complete the designing of the Matiz House in Merida, Yucatan,…

Whistler Cabin

Whistler Cabin

Cloudy Mountain Contracting and Scott & Scott Architects have turned less than 400 square feet of Canada into an alpine paradise.  Constructed of native materials…

Assemble House

Assemble House

The Assemble House is a very intriguing lake-side home built by PAR Arquitectos beside Rapel Lake, Las Cabras, O’Higgins Region, Chile.  At first glance…

Camp Baird

Camp Baird

Malcolm Davis Architecture out of San Francisco, California have recently completed work on what they call a contextual indoor/outdoor living space for the Baird…

Manzeum

Manzeum

If you ever need metalwork done around Fayetteville, Arkansas, be sure to look up the owner of the Manzeum.  Helped by architectural firm Modus Studio,…

Konieczny’s Ark

Konieczny’s Ark

On a steep mountain slope near Krakow, Poland, architect Robert Konieczny created his house that looks more like a displaced ship than a ground-based…

2Y House

2Y House

For organic beauty and a maximum of back-to-nature comfort, architect Sebastián Irarrázaval has created a home that flows with the forest and land around…

La Quimera House

La Quimera House

Less than a mile from the city center of Coyhaiquein along the River Simpson in Chilean Patagonia is a new home creation from Ruca…

Studhorse House

Studhorse House

Nestled on a twenty acre meadow in the Methow Valley near Winthrop, Washington, the Studhorse House is designed to maximize the outdoor experience from…

Lodgepole Retreat

Lodgepole Retreat

What began as a simple 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath single family retreat, grew into this 3 bedroom, 3 bath extravaganza of Rocky Mountain…

Clerkenwell Residence in London

Clerkenwell Residence in London

Just North of the River Thames and barely a mile away from Buckingham Palace, the British architects APALondon took on the conversion of an…

MCNY House

MCNY House

For a good look at the architectural style known as the “Brazilian Modernist Heritage” feast your eyes on the stunning MCNY House.  This fine example…

Woodman’s Treehouse

Woodman’s Treehouse

The idea of living among the branches of a tree touches a visceral part of the human psyche.  This ‘Woodman’s Treehouse’ ($380/night) in West Dorset,…

Undermountain House

Undermountain House

By designing the Undermountain House, O’Neill Rose Architects demonstrated how balanced a home can be with its environment.  This elongated construction set in Sheffield, MA, USA, has one end…