Houses

House Karlsson, Västerås, Sweden, Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

House Karlsson

At the northern coast of the lake Mälaren in central Sweden sits this one family house. In this former recreational area, most of the small weekend houses has been either extended or replaced by catalogue housing. The simple constructions of rural buildings and the architecture of Swedish barns and warehouses […]

Vacation House on Syros Island, Ermoupoli, Syros, Greece, Katerina Valsamaki

Vacation House on Syros Island

This small house for vacation of 130sqm sits at the eastern part of Syros Island in the area of Manna, Sklipi, and was designed for a three-member family. The design focused on integrating the building with the landscape and thus the three volumes of the building were organized around three […]

Four Houses in Porto Rafti, Greece, MOB Architects

Four Houses in Porto Rafti

This complex of four house is located in Porto Rafti, an area by the sea in a distance of approximately 40 km from Athens. The recently new roads that have been constructed led an increasing number of population chooses to live here permanently, despite the area has been used for […]

Villa Savoye, Poissy, France, Le Corbusier

Villa Savoye

Many consider Villa Savoye to be the seminal work of the Swiss architect Le Corbusier. International Style has found to this Villa one of its most recognisable architectural presentations. The Five Points The house was emblematic of Le Corbusier used to work in a system that he addressed “The Five […]

Maison La Roche, Paris, France, Le Corbusier

Maison La Roche

Maison La Roche in Paris is a classic work from Le Corbusier that was built as a home for Raoul La Roche, a Swiss banker and collector of avant-garde art. Among other things, The house was designed to serve as a private gallery to display La Roche’s extensive art collection, […]

Watervilla Weesperzijde, Amsterdam, Netherlands, +31ARCHITECTS

Watervilla Weesperzijde

Living on the river Amstel in Amsterdam is an experience within itself. At this special location the cream of the crop of houseboat design is situated close to each other. The residents of this villa are feeling evry day like they are on holiday forever. The clients wanted to build […]

Row House (Azuma House), Osaka, Japan, Tadao Ando Architects & Associates

Row House (Azuma House)

This is a house that was made entirely of exposed concrete and acted as a replacement to the middle unit of three row houses in a downtown district of Osaka. Ando, who is considered to be a fighter-architect, started by developing a number of bold proposals for small houses. Among […]

Keyhole House, Kyoto, Japan, EASTERN Design Office

Keyhole House

The facade of Keyhole House has the shape of a keyhole, along a narrow street of a crowded town. It is designed as a key itself on the façade of this house. A house can be called a key, which will open up your life happily. And it can be such a small key, like this house that is a key! The site is in Kyoto, Japan and […]

4x4 House, Kobe, Japan, Tadao Ando

4×4 House II

It was in 2003 that Tadao Ando completed a powerful and yet extremely simply concrete house on a beachfront site measuring just 65 m2. Significantly for Tadao Ando, the house is only four kilometers from the Awaji Island epicenter of the 1995 Great Hanshin Earthquake that devastated Kobe. As the […]

Ιshibe Ηouse, Koka, Japan, ALTS Design Office

Ishibe House

This client’s hope was to live in a house that is just like a renovated warehouse. The type of houses is diversified into various kinds, and such a house is prevalent on the ground of financial terms. However, it was necessary to solve problems regarding the heat insulation capacity and […]