Portugal’s Cabo de Vila House by Spaceworkers

Cabo de Vila House in Paredes, Portugal was designed by Spaceworkers as a house for a young couple that wanted a house that didn’t look like a regular house. The location give them the central idea for the project. They wanted a shape that could fill the void left by the valley and at the same time they wanted a new shape to embrace and reflects the surrounding green areas, giving its residents a special perspective on the landscape. (more…)

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Casa Balint by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos [35+ photos]

Spain’s Fran Silvestre Architects are known for large, modern, monolithic white homes with sparkling turquoise swimming pools. Usually linear or angular, the elliptical Casa Balint is a slight departure from their usual designs. (more…)

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Max Nunez Architects Ghat House in Chile

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Located in Cachagua, in the Valparaíso Region of Chile, the Max Nunez Architects Ghat House (previously known as House Z) is made of concrete, glass and wood. The recently completed 340 m² meter home sits on a 25 degree incline and faces the Pacific Ocean. (more…)

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Songdo House by Architect-K Combines Home and Gallery

Songdo House by Architect-K

The Songdo House by Architect-K is a modern masterpiece of exposed concrete, volcanic rock, glass and wood. The enormous private residence, just under 18,000 sqft, includes a public gallery and redefines interior space with a mass of corridors and staircases. (more…)

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A First Look Inside The Messner Mountain Museum by Zaha Hadid

Messner Mountain Museum by Zaha Hadid

The Messner Mountain Museum (Museo Messner Corones), the sixth and final museum of an ambitious project by the renowned Italian mountaineer, Reinhold Messner, opened its doors on July 24th. Designed by Zaha Hadid, the 11,000 square foot museum is dedicated to mountain climbing. (more…)

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Casa Zauia by Mario Martins Atelier

Casa Zauia by Mario Martins Atelier

In Vale de Lama Lagos, Portugal sits Casa Zauia, a new build by architects Mario Martins Atelier. This long linear horizontal home appears to balance on the landscape with panoramic views of the Alvor Estuary and Lagos Bay. (more…)

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