Tag: house

Aug 3, 2013

A ‘Green’ Oasis in the Heart of Singapore

A ‘Green’ Oasis in the Heart of Singapore

Completed earlier this year by architecture and design firm FARM, Wall House is an oasis in the heart of the concrete jungle. Located in the highly urbanized city-state of Singapore, the home is surrounded by lush greenery with trees throughout and multiple green roofs. The landscape design takes its inspiration from the philosophy of…

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Jun 10, 2013

Artist Converts Century-old Gas Station into Home

Artist Converts Century-old Gas Station into Home

Located in the Bayou St. John neighbourhood of New Orleans is an old gas station from 1918. The property served as a furniture-building shop and jewelry-making studio before being put on the market in 2003 for $120,000. An intrepid artist named Robert Guthrie decided to convert the gas station into a 2,000 square foot…

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May 29, 2013

The Ultimate Adult Tree House

The Ultimate Adult Tree House

Completed in 2011, the treehouse at Camp Wandawega Lake Resort in Elkhorn, Wisconsin is simply amazing. Proprietors Tereasa Surratt & David Hernandez along with a group of very talented and generous friends built this labour of love, located in the center of the property. Below you will find progress pictures of the construction, the…

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May 23, 2013

A Hollow House in the Woods

A Hollow House in the Woods

Experimental House was designed by famed Finnish architect Alvar Aalto in 1952. The house was built to serve as a summer getaway and also as an experimental laboratory to test out construction and architecture philosophies such as: foundation systems, free-form brick construction and passive solar heating. [Source] According to galinsky.com: “The house is a…

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Dec 27, 2012

The House with Underground Caverns

The House with Underground Caverns

Located in Civita di Bagnoregio, Italy, Domus Civita was purchased in 2011 by architect and Studio F owner Patrizio Fradiani. The house’s main structure was part of a larger building that was divided up in the 20th century but was originally built in the 14th century. While the original stone fireplace, wooden beams and…

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Nov 29, 2012

A Cliffside Home Overlooking the Mediterranean

A Cliffside Home Overlooking the Mediterranean

Situated on a cliff in Calpe, Alicante, Spain and overlooking the Mediterranean, this stunning home designed by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos is a sight to behold. The home has 242 square meters of interior space (2,604 square feet) and also features a gorgeous outdoor infinity pool. Due to the steepness of the plot and the…

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Oct 25, 2012

A Unique Hillside Home Built Into the Landscape

A Unique Hillside Home Built Into the Landscape

Located in Luque, Paraguay, this fascinating home by Bauen features a unique design that places the property directly into and around several hills. The arched roof, which mimics the shape of the top of a hill, blends beautifully into the landscape. The expansive windows means lots of natural light, and the high ceilings and…

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