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SKS House by Arnon Nir Architecture

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 19, 2012
Tasked with creating a residence within the confines of a unique trapezoidal site, Arnon Nir Architecture has designed the SKS House located in the suburbs of Tel Aviv, Israel. Opting to fit the largest cube-shaped structure possible on the unique si...

Psychiko House by Divercity Architects

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 18, 2012
Located in Psychiko, a well-to-do neighborhood of Athens, is the Psychiko House designed by Divercity Architects. Built according to the owner’s brief of a property “allowing maximum freedom of movement and flexibility,” the house i...

150m Weekend House by Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 16, 2012
One of the more unique residences we’ve covered on the site, the 150m Weekend House by Shinichi Ogawa & Associates lay’s claim to being the longest residence constructed this century. Perched on top of a hill in Khao Yai, Thailand, th...

Pass Residence by Tate Studio Architects

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 16, 2012
Capturing the essence of Southwest living with a streamlined appearance that blends seamlessly with the surrounding desert, Tate Studio Architects present its Pass Residence in Scottsdale, Arizona. Curving into the base of a mountain, the exterior fe...

Capitol Hill Residence by Balance Associates Architects

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 16, 2012
Situated in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, Washington is the Capitol Hill Residence by Balance Associates Architects. Occupying a plot on a ridge, the house boasts 180 degree views of the neighboring lakes and mountains. In order to stay w...

JKC1 House by Ong & Ong

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 15, 2012
JKC1 House by Ong & Ong is a bungalow situated in Singapore’s hilly Bukit Timah area. Built on a slight incline, the residence is distinguished by its generous use of space — a rarity in the nation’s dense urban landscape —...

K5-House by Masahiko Sato

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 12, 2012
Famed Japanese architect Masahiko Sato aligns with designboom to showcase his K5-House in Kurume, Japan. Towering ceilings, hardwood floors, large windows, and an abundance of 90-degree angles all make this place ideal for any young, forward-thinking...

Sense Home by Kazutoshi Imanaga

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 12, 2012
Although architecture all too often engages only the eyes, the best designs manage to change the way we interact with a space through all five senses. The Sense Home by Kazutoshi Imanaga was created with this intention in mind — the concept beh...

Casa HS by Studio Arthur Casa

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 10, 2012
Situated in Brazil’s Quinta da Baroneza is the stunning Casa HS designed by Studio Arthur Casa. A palatial residence offering 11,000 square feet of space, the architects managed to make the property feel even more spacious by building walls tha...

Two Single-Family Homes in Paraguay by Bauen

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 9, 2012
Paraguayan architect firm Bauen presents its latest masterpiece – two wonderfully modern adjacent single-family homes and communal centerpiece. Each home is built with natural stone cutting through the hills which frames each living space perfe...

Abbots Way by AR Design Studio

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 7, 2012
Abbots Way is the latest creation by AR Design Studio, a five-bedroom house situated in the south of England. Bordered by mature trees and a lake, its decidedly linear design manages to both starkly juxtapose as well as blend in harmoniously with the...

Pit House by UID Architects

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 6, 2012
Constructed in the Okayama Prefecture near Seto Inland Sea in Japan is the new Pit House from UID Architects and designer Keisuke Maeda. Built on a terraced mountain hill for a married couple and their small child, the structure offers northwardly vi...

Courtyard House by Hiren Patel Architects

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 5, 2012
Hiren Patel Architects present its latest residential space in the newly developed outskirts of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. The courtyard house is a combination of contemporary design blended with traditional stylings — mixing modern elements wi...

Mejiro House by MDS

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 5, 2012
Located in downtown Tokyo, Japan is the Mejiro House designed by architectural firm MDS. Designed to block unwanted views from the street, this cast concrete residence appears as a monolithic block from the outside, but inside is a different story. A...

Beaumaris House by Maddison Architects

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 4, 2012
Situated on one of the most elevated seaside locations in Melbourne, Australia, Maddison Architects present its Beaumaris House. Featuring 270-degree views of port Philip Bay, the residence has a south-facing cantilevered zinc-clad living element and...