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Xiao Yens House | By Craig Steely Architecture

Xiao-Yens House is a stunning property in San Francisco, California. This house transformation is the work of Craig Steely Architecture, the owners wanted a contemporary space that included a more open plan for work and living. The extensive remodel of the house began by tearing away the substandard remodeling that had taken place over the past 100 years and replacing it with spaces more appropriate to the clients program. These included a more open plan for work and living, a sod roof, and a glass penthouse with the roof supported by a steel exoskeleton.



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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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NOEM | TAILOR MADE ECO HOMES

Noem design and build tailor made, high-tech homes just in weeks. Their modern prefabricated modular homes are built using only natural materials such as wood and achieve maximum energy efficiency, and minimum carbon footprint. The houses are tailor-made and fully customized to the clients needs and taste, and are directed and orchestrated by sensors, actuators and home automation, achieving huge levels of energy efficiency savings. The final result is a useful and ...
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LeJeune Residence

Designed by Architecture Open Forum, LeJeune Residence is a beautiful house located in the heart of the Plateau-Mont-Royal Borough of Montreal, Canada, one of the city’s most creative neighborhoods. Originally built back in 1890, the house was recently restored to perfection with a unique and contemporary minimalist style. The duplex house was transformed  into a single-family residence with open living spaces, flexibility in the use of rooms and an interior ar...
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