Fascinating Float House in Israel by Pitsou Kedem Architects

Pitsou Kedem Architects designed this fascinating single storey contemporary Float House located in Tel Aviv, Israel. Description by Pitsou Kedem Architects: “A one story, private residence in the center of the country.  The architectural concept was to create a structure with a continuous, wide space, divided by internal courtyards and movable partitions into smaller spaces used for a variety of different functions. The different spaces and internal courtyards are joined [...]

 

Lovely Cross Stitch House in Australia by FMD Architects

Ohio-based FMD Architects designed this lovely single storey home in Melbourne, Australia. Description by FMD Architects: The site is a single storey terrace on a small 5m wide block in the inner city of Melbourne. The brief was to create new Living and Dining spaces, relocate the existing kitchen and bathrooms and improve access to natural light in the main living and main bedroom areas. The existing Victorian eastern end of [...]

 

Concrete Japanese House Invites the Outside In

Japan-based studio Takeshi Hosaka Architects designed the Outside In House located in Yamanashi Prefecture Fujishoda, Japan. As its name suggests, the house invites the ‘outside in’ by integrating large acrylic skylight which makes the sky visible from any room and the relaxing al fresco dining area. This 102 square meter single-storey residence for a family of five was completed in 2011. Photos from Takeshi Hosaka Architects

 

Stunning Hillside Home by Pete Bossley Architects

Auckland based Pete Bossley Architects designed the Okitu House. This contemporary single storey home is located on a ridge above the east coast with spectacular views from Poverty Bay to Tatapouri Point. Okitu House by Pete Bossley Architects: The Okitu House clings to the ground as it steps down the hill then as it reaches the edge of the ridge it opens outwards the sea to become a grandstand for viewing. The clients required a [...]