The first floor of this log house architecture is elevated so that the residents can enjoy the impressive views across the Mornington Peninsula from Bass Strait to Port Philip Bay. The architects found a hollowed out burnt log which became the focal point in designing this house. The log suggested the form of the house, while the surrounding dunes molded the shape of the construction. The first floor of this log house architecture shelters the kitchen, dining, living, garage and laundry, while on the second floor we can find the study, master bedroom and en suite. The hollowed out burnt log served as inspiration not only to the form, but to the colors chosen for the exterior and interior.
Defying the typical angst design process, the first conceptual sketch of the Dune House was the one that stuck. The architects drew a Surrealist crown floating on top of a Miesian glass box. And so it is. The house is one of five completed by Living Architecture, a nonprofit organization founded by writer Alain de [...]
The project of Envisioned by studio Schola Architecture is a remodel of an old house located on a hillside and currently integrates sustainable strategies, such as solar orientation, deep overhangs, operable glass and the use of renewable building materials. It nestled into a steeply sloping 5,000-square foot site, the volumes step up the hillside to [...]
This is the Beam House, a contemporary residence located in Arbel, in northern Israel. It’s a very impressive structure both by its size and overall design. The house was a project by Tel Aviv-based studio Uri Cohen Architects. It was completed in 2010 and it covers an area of 1,930 square feet. It’s a contemporary [...]