Contemporary Lake House with Green Roof by LHVH Architekten

LHVH Architekten have designed the Lake House located in Kreuzau, Germany. Featuring a dramatic roof garden, this contemporary home by the lake was completed in 2010. Description by LHVH Architekten: This house above the Rur reservoir is reminiscent of the famous architectural icons along the Californian Pacific Coast – despite its modest size. The glass façade continues around the corner and opens the living, dining, and kitchen areas up to […]

 

Stunning Glass + Green Roof Penthouse in Diane von Furstenberg Studio

WORK Architecture studio designed this stunning penthouse of Diane von Furstenburg’s flagship store, a six-story structure built behind two landmarked facades in New York City’s Meatpacking District. Diane von Furstenberg Studio Headquarters by WORK Architecture: The project’s diverse program is unified through a singular iconic gesture: a stairway that collects and distributes light from the roof through to the deepest interior parts of the building. This shaft of light is […]

 

Unique Sloping Roof Garden + Meera Sky Garden House in Singapore

Singapore-based studio Guz Architects designed the Meera Sky Garden House located in Singapore. According to the architects, the large multi layered four storey house tries its best to break down the volume into human scale spaces with interaction with gardens and greenery at all levels. Photos by Patrick Bingham Hall via Open Buildings

 

Fascinating Greenroof

Inside, the plan layout is cut in half revealing two triangular sides where the units area. Aside from that the undulating greenroof of this spectacular residential building named Blok K is unique and impressive. Designed by NL Architects, located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. [via decoist]

 

The Residence Called House S

Christ.Christ. Associated Architects, an architecture firm based in Germany, designed the renovation of this former 60s family home called ‘House S’ located in Wiesbaden, Germany. Due to space contraints with the existing building, what used to be a single storey residence was turned into a the two storey structure. What’s impressive with the second level was the addition of the roof gardeninspired by the beautiful landscape of the countryside. The new structure […]