Interesting Sycamore House in Los Angeles by Aaron Neubert Architects

Aaron Neubert Architects designed the Sycamore House, a unique residence in Los Angeles with a sycamore tree literally penetrating the space of its kitchen, family room, master suite and the roof deck. Description by Aaron Neubert Architects: The design direction for the 1,500 sf addition was de­termined by the peninsular shape of the property, the desire to restore the existing 1950’s post & beam residence, and an interest in modifying [...]

 

Breathtaking Casa Flotanta in Costa Rica by Benjamin Garcia Saxe

International architecture practice Benjamin Garcia Saxe has designed the Casa Flotanta that rises up through the trees in Puntarenas, Costa Rica. Description by the Benjamin Garcia Saxe:  The Gooden-Nahome family wanted to create their family home on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica and found an incredible site overlooking the ocean. The biggest constraint we encountered was that the site was predominantly on a very steep slope, and the view [...]

 

Unique Fukita Pavilion by Ryue Nishizawa That Literally Brings You Closer to Nature

Japanese architect Ryue Nishizawa literally brings you closer to nature with his ‘Fukita Pavilion’ in Kagawa, Japan. Built among the trees in the middle of the city’s residential area, the structure offers an intimate connection with the environment. It is composed of two sweeping curved planes that are pierced by a single tree that runs through the floor and roof surfaces. Photos by jacomejp via designboom