Creative Houses

Sunset Chapel In The Acapulco Hills

Mexican studio BNKR Arquitectura has recently created a sunset chapel in Acapulco, Mexico. The project was designed to fulfill the client’s straightforward requests: the chapel is to take advantage of the picturesque views with the sun setting directly behind ...

Stone House in Franklin Mountains

In the hardened foothills of the Franklin Mountains, on a lot overlooking downtown El Paso, architects Darci Hazelbaker and Dale Rush elevated a stoic, three-story home using the only material in sight: stone. The residence is supported by two lower levels that are ...

High House

Hovering above a Quebec hillside, the High House uses a foundation of stilts to adapt to its snowy terrain. The gabled structure is elevated off the ground to protect the first level from the frigid elements, while also creating a protected outdoor area. Its clean ...

Steyn Studio’s Chapel Emulates The Mountains That Surround It

UK practice Steyn Studio worked with South African studio TV3 Architects to design the Bosjes Chapel, which is located on the Bosjes Farm in South Africa’s picturesque Witzenberg district. The surface of the cast-concrete roof rises and falls to create a sinuo...

Flying House Symbolizes A Pilot’s Daily Characteristic Of Flight

Seoul-based architecture practice IROJE KHM Architects, led by HyoMan Kim, completes Flying House (or Pilot’s House) for a young pilot and his family to create their futuristic home located in the new developing town near the Incheon airport, South Korea. Flyi...

Mirage: A Suburban House From Mirrors in California Desert

Perched at the juncture where the San Jacinto mountains open into the Coachella valley in California, artist Doug Aitken has erected a ranch-style suburban home covered entirely in mirrors. Titled Mirage, the house appears like an inverted kaleidoscope, reflecting e...

Modern Concrete U Retreat by IDMM Architects

Bordered by the Sori-San mountain range in Korea, the U retreat by IDMM architects sits at the core of the Sari-Gol valley in Hongcheon-gun Daegok-ri. Looking down on the site from as little a distance of 40 meters, a sharp vertical cliff stretches at an altitude of...

Superhouse – Series of Limited Edition Luxury Residences

Conceived as both a brand and an ethos, superhouse intends to create 30 properties around the world for ‘super-rich’ clients. The concept was created by the founder of Ström Architects, Magnus Ström , whose idea for limited-edition luxury resid...

Bigwood Residence

Extending out from the Idaho mountains, the Bigwood House brings an industrial aesthetic to its desert landscape. The east end of the house is anchored into the hillside by a stone and concrete foundation, allowing the steel and glass volumes to project out and focu...

Concrete Villa 131 By Bracket Design Studio

Iranian architect Shervin Hosseini of Bracket Design Studio has recently completed the concrete-cast villa 131 in Urban Isfahan, Iran. The city itself is historically known as a garden city, a characteristic which waned under the increasing development and chaos tha...

Modern Mountain Restaurant In The Italian Alps

The “Oberholz Mountain Hut” is a restaurant and lounge facility which protrudes out from the Italian Dolomites at 2,000 m above sea level. The scheme, which won a competition back in 2015, is designed by Milan-based firm Peter Pichler Architecture and Pa...

Hupomone Ranch – Original Barn House in California

Hupomone Ranch is an original 160-acre homestead located just a few miles outside of the small Californian town of Petaluma. Designed by architecture firm Turnbull Griffin Haesloop, the property was neglected for 30 years, but has now been transformed into a stunnin...

Mask House – A Space of Myriad Sanctuaries

Take a look at the stunning tree house – Mask House. A place for nature contemplation as well as meditation. A thoughtful example of conceptual architecture. Designed by WOJR but not yet built, the cabin will stand in a woodland area in upstate New York, at the...

Modern Private Studio Next To A Pond

Australian firm Branch Studio Architects, have recently completed this small multi-purpose retreat for their client that wanted ‘a slow moving space that would provide a refuge from the hectic paces of modern life. A slow building for slow living.’ Sitti...

Red Square House by ArchiWorkshop

Discover Red Square House in Bucheon, a suburb of Seoul, by ArchiWorkshop. The clients wanted a home where three generations can live – grandparents, a young couple and their children. “One of the great charms of rural houses is that there are gardens. Young...

Exclusive QL House On The Atlantic Coast

Located in Algarve, Portugal, this inspiring two-storey house was designed by Visioarq Arquitectos. “The QL House is located in one of the most exclusive areas of Algarve, on the Portuguese southern coast, a singular presence in an essentially residential neig...

Black Cozy Cabin in Ontario Forest

At just a mere 98 square feet, the Micro Cabin designed by LEA, Larocque Elder Architects, Architectes Inc. can stand on its own in the dense Ontario forest. The cozy retreat operates completely off-grid, warmed by a wood-burning stove and lit by natural light, crea...

Unexpectable Beauty Inside Rustic House In Colorado

Located in Telluride’s historic district, the Walsh House offers the chance to own John Pawson’s first U.S. commission. The exterior pays homage to the area’s mining heritage with its metal roof, weathered timber siding, and fieldstone facade, whil...

Modern Wooden House In Lithuanian Valley

Lithuanian practice Arches has recently completed the valley villa on the sunny side of a valley near the small Lithuanian town of Raguva. Set in a highly regulated natural area almost completely secluded from the urban center, the project finds an architectural exp...

Villa Meijendel – Steel Home In Natural Dune

Inspired by the sandy, woodsy parcel on which it sits, Villa Meijendel takes advantage of its location with a multi-level, partially sunk floorplan. You enter the home on the middle level, home to an office and two bedrooms. Above it lie the open kitchen and living ...

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