Stunning Mar de Luz House in Peru by Oscar Gonzalez Moix

Architectural firm Oscar Gonzalez Moix designed the Mar de Luz House, a stunning residence in Paracus, Peru that covers a total living surface of 778 square meters. According to the architects:  “The premise in the development of this project was to always keep the views of the bay and the horizon present in every area of the house. We needed to place the program so that the spaces would connect visually, the transparency should [...]

 

Eye-Catching Saw-Roofed House with Circular Layout in California by William O’Brien Jr.

Architect William O’Brien Jr. designed this unique home with multi-peaked roof in Sonoma, California. Description by the architect: The Hendee-Borg House is a symmetrical saw-tooth roof house for two artists—a sculptor and a media artist—that includes a pair of large artist studios and an attenuated gallery space, in addition to a sequence of domestic spaces. The studio spaces are planometrically-mirrored about an east-west axis in order to facilitate distinct, natural lighting [...]

 

Gorgeous Northwest Harbor Home Between Freshwater Wetlands and a Tidal Estuary in New York by Bates Masi Architects

Bates Masi Architects designed this gorgeous home located in East Hampton, New York. The residence rests between freshwater wetlands and a tidal estuary that is six feet above sea level. Description by Bates Masi Architects: Straddling freshwater wetlands and a tidal estuary just six feet above sea level, this house’s site demands extraordinary sensitivity to environmental concerns. Local zoning restricts the structure’s maximum coverage and proximity to wetland areas, while [...]

 

Fascinating Visitor Center by Smith Vigeant Architects Located in Canada’s Mont-Tremblant National Park

Montreal-based Smith Vigeant Architects designed this fascinating Mont-Tremblant National Park Discovery Centre in Québec, Canada. Description by Smith Vigeant Architects: Given its pristine location in the heart of nature, the use of wood as the primary material facilitated the harmonious insertion of the building into the unspoiled setting. To achieve this, a wide variety of wood species were used on both the exterior and interior, reinterpreting the site’s richness in [...]

 

Hilarious Illustrations of Real Movie Typos by Austin Light

Writer, illustrator and designer Austin Light has come up with a unique collection of real movie title typos he encountered on Reddit last October and turned them into funny illustrations. Finding Emo Obocop  Pup Fiction The Fat and the Furious Beauty and the Beat Dive  Harry Otter Rave Alen Ad Max Pollo 13 T. Lord of the Rigs The Princess and the Fro Twilight: New Moo  Scram Man on Fir [...]

 

Welcoming Light-Filled Industrial Loft in Spain by Planell-Hirsch Oficina de Arquitectura

Planell-Hirsch Oficina de Arquitectura designed the Loft 2, an industrial residence located in an old factory building in the Poblenou district of Barcelona, Spain.   Photos by Jose Maria Molinos + Planell-Hirsch Oficina de Arquitectura via design-milk

 

Gorgeous Residência JG in Brazil by MPGARQUITETURA

MPGARQUITETURA  designed the Residência JG, a private residence located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Description by MPGARQUITETURA: The design of JG House started with the site itself. As you approach from above, our intention was to create a huge garden on top, in order to make the construction disappear on the landscape and make it work as a visual bridge connecting to the slopes of the valley that splits the [...]

 

Fascinating Brick House in India by iSTUDIO Architecture

iSTUDIO Architecture designed the Brick House, a farmhouse located in the rural settlements near Mumbai, India. Description by iSTUDIO Architecture: The Brick House, situated amidst rural settlements in Wada, near Mumbai,India, is a 2500 sq.ft. farmhouse set within hills and farms. The impact of the architecture of the structure is strong, leading the viewer to a new observation, not allowing him to be complacent about the space which he occupies. [...]

 

Interesting Individual House in France by Elodie Nourrigat & Jacques Brion Architects

Elodie Nourrigat & Jacques Brion Architects completed the Individual House in 2013 located in Montferrier-sur-Lez, France. Description by Elodie Nourrigat & Jacques Brion Architects: Situated in a pine forest on a plot with a steep, the first job was the creation of an enabling environment for the establishment of a home. The slope is both the first constraint and the major asset of the place to embrace an open landscape [...]

 

Scenic Lookout House Overlooking Tasman Island

Australia-based architectural firm Room 11 completed the Lookout House in 2013 with fascinating views of Tasman Island and the Southern Ocean. Description by Room 11: Positioned on a previously cleared site with views towards Tasman Island and the Southern Ocean beyond, this project takes the farmhouse typology and transforms it into a hybrid courtyard house. Visitors enter through a covered threshold, experiencing views into the treed courtyard and the sea [...]