Prefab Glass Sliding Doors to Generate Living Spaces

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A prefab modular dwelling intended to be implanted in the nature. Born from a system of sliding, curved glass doors, and inspired by its potential presence in nature, this house takes new technology and uses it in a beautiful way. LUMISHELL is a partnership between a young engineer and architect, Christophe […]

Viewpoint Granasjøen / Bergersen Arkitekter AS

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Viewpoint Granasjøen is a modern version of the old norwegian Gapahuk (english: lean-to), overlooking the Granasjøen lake in the scenic mountain region Trollheimen in Norway. The structure functions as both shelter/ summer house, grill shed, bath house or just somewhere to take in the surrounding landscape, and was designed in […]

New York City condo sells for record $100,471,452.77

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It just got a lot harder to keep up with the Joneses in Manhattan’s “Billionaire’s Row.” A record-breaking $100 million luxury residence was purchased on Dec.23. The buyer, whose identity has not been revealed, dished out more than $100 million ($100,471,452.77 to be exact) for a two-level duplex penthouse in […]

Buy Tom Cruise’s 300-acre Colorado estate for $59 million

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Tom Cruise’s Colorado retreat for sale Mega movie star Tom Cruise is selling his sprawling Telluride, Colo. getaway for $59 million. The nearly 300-acre estate includes a 10,000-square-foot main house with four bedrooms and a three-bedroom guest house. The home is accessed by a mile-long private road that winds past […]

Sekisui House, Toshiba and Honda Embody 2020 Lifestyle of the Future with Real-World Smart House

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– Three Companies Conduct Joint Demonstration Testing Toward Practical Applications of Their Smart Community Technologies – Sekisui House, Ltd., Toshiba Corporation and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. have jointly built a new demonstration test house in Saitama City, Japan, and have begun verification of the advanced lifestyle with their information technologies, […]

House for Installation

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House for Installation, is a renovated house located in Osaka, Japan, converted into a minimalist atelier and residence for artists. Simplicity, flexibility and elegant use of light defines the living and working spaces, an abstract setting for calmness, meditation and creativity. House for INSTALLATION – Under Construction – 清州の家 リノベーション Location […]

Halfway Pool House

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Set in a remote district just outside Halfway, Oregon, this working ranch required a water reserve for fire fighting for the newly constructed ranch house. This pragmatic requirement was the catalyst for the unique design approach – having the water reserve serve a dual purpose: fitness and firefighting. Borrowing from the […]

Lido Isle

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The challenge of this major remodel was to update a tired beach bungalow constructed in the 1950s without losing the home’s broken-in, walk-around-barefoot feel. Drawing inspiration from the home’s location on the bay front of Lido Island, a community developed in the first half of the 20th century in Newport […]

Modern Zen House and Lot

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This beautiful Modern Zen Home stands in a Class A private and highly secured village In Quezon City. It is just 10 minutes away from SM mall, Robinson’s Mall and the under construction Ayala mall. Hospitals, Markets and schools are also very accessible and is just few minutes away. Transportation […]

The Brentwood Residence

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The Brentwood residence is situated on a one acre hillside parcel in the low lying hills below the Getty Museum in Los Angeles. The downslope portion of the property faces South, with downtown views to the East and views to Palos Verdes and the Pacific Ocean to the West. The […]

Surfhouse in Hermosa Beach

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The Surfhouse appears as an abstract block of ebonized cedar a few blocks from the Pacific Ocean in Hermosa Beach. The site is very small. While typical lots in the area measure 120′ x 40′, the allowable building area for the Surfhouse measures just 33′ x 24′. XTEN approached the […]

44 Apartment Building + Parking + Retail Spaces

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44 apartment building + parking + retail spaces, old center manresa 2008/2012. 1st Award Competition 2003/ Catalunya Social Housing Award’s AVS 2012. Area: 7.347m2 Situation: Casc Antic – Manresa, Barcelona Drafting: 2006/08 Execution: 2008/2012 Authors: I Project Management Lola Domènech-Archt/ Antonio Montes-Archt Structure: Boma s.l. (brufau-obiol-moya) Building Engineer: J.R. Soldevila Installations: Parking dis […]