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Openhouse | By Xten Architecture

Built by the Xten Architecture studio, the OpenHouse lives up to its name as seen by the pictures. The elegant and beautiful interiors have full visibility to the outside world. The house was built on a challenging site, embedded into a narrow and sharply sloping property in the Hollywood Hills. The front, side and rear elevations of the house slide open to erase all boundaries between indoors and out, connecting the spaces to gardens on both levels.



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DUPLI CASA | BY J MAYER H ARCHITECTS | Image

DUPLI CASA | BY J MAYER H ARCHITECTS

Dupli Casa is an amazing modern luxury villa near Ludwigsburg, Germany by J. Mayer H. Architects. The geometry of the building is based on the footprint of the house that previously was located on the site, the upper storey cantilevers exaggerated by the fluid form of the external terrace that washes around the base of the house, extending it out into the landscape. So white and pure, the photos almost look like 3d renderings....
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BARRANCAS HOUSE | BY EZEQUIEL FARCA | Image

BARRANCAS HOUSE | BY EZEQUIEL FARCA

The Barrancas House is our latest house crush, situated in Mexico City, Mexico, this stunning residence was originally built in the seventies, but has recently been redesigned by Architect Ezequiel Farca. The challenge was to create a house that through different multifunctional spaces could generate a feeling of expectation and surprise. The structure, completely surrounded by nature, takes advantage of the large floor to ceiling windows to enhance the natural shap...
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THE FRESHWATER HOUSE | BY CHENCHOW LITTLE ARCHITECTS | Image

THE FRESHWATER HOUSE | BY CHENCHOW LITTLE ARCHITECTS

Designed by Chenchow Little, the Freshwater House is a surfer/beach lover’s dream, right next to the beach. The Freshwater House developed the idea of the operable façade to mediate between the requirements for privacy and shading on a relatively public site adjacent to the…  beach. The resulting building is made up of three distinct parts; a podium base, a garden/ living space, and a bedroom volume clad with operable screens; each designed with unique spatial ...
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