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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...

House In Asamayama by Kidosaki Architects Studio

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 4, 2012
Located in Asamayama, Japan is the House in Asamyama by Kidosaki Architects Studio. Designed for a client who spent years looking for the ideal location for a residence, the house sits on a steep slope off the side of a wooded road. The north-facing...

La Muna House by Oppenheim Architecture + Design

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 3, 2012
Located in Aspen, Colorado, Oppenheim Architecture + Design present a complete renovation and minor addition to one of the first homes built in the ultra-exclusive enclave of Red Mountain. Dubbed “La Muna,” the rustic ski chalet features...

Frank Gehry & David Mirvish Unveil Plans for Entertainment District in Toronto

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 2, 2012
Los Angeles architect Frank Gehry and Canadian art enthusiast David Mirvish have announced plans for a proposed future artistic and cultural revitalization of downtown Toronto. Consisting of three sculptural, iconic towers, they would replace the Pri...

Rock House by Un Arquitectura

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 2, 2012
For the lucky individual with the deed to the Rock House by Un Arquitectura, the house presents itself as the perfect summer getaway. Nestled among a light forest, the vegetation provides a balance of both privacy and the elements such as sun and win...