Boat-like Findland House by Casagrande Laboratory

Architect Marco Casagrande of Casagrande Laboratory designed the Apelle House located in Karjaa, Finland. Completed in 2013, this 140 square meter residence is reminiscent of a ‘stranded boat’ made of wood and black bricks. House Apelle was designed as part of nature. The architecture of the house serves as a ‘mediator between modern man and nature’.   Photos by AdDa Zei

 

The Skillion House by Techne Architects

Melbourne-based studio Techne Architects designed the renovation and addition project of Skillion House. Located in a 300 square meter corner site in Flemington, Australia this house renovation project illustrates ‘smart siting, clean detailing and economical construction’. Photos by Tom Blachford Photography