Modern House in a Wall in Portugal by Sérgio Koch

Sérgio Koch designed this modern House in a Wall located in Porto, Portugal. Description by Sérgio Koch: The house sits in a street corner, flanked by stone walls which were retrieved to their original height. Intending, thereby maintaining a symbolic elements of the city, reinforced by the fact that the volumetry of the house does not exceed the height of the walls. The house develops along a single floor, and [...]

 

Amusing Running Wall Residence in India by Lijo Reny Architects

The Running Wall Residence in Thalassery, India was designed by Indian firm Lijo Reny architects. Its distinguishing feature would have to be the winding laterite stone wall that runs throughout the whole property. Description by Lijo Reny Architects: “The brief from the client was simple and short “a fort like house that one can’t scale”. As the site sat right in the middle of one of the rougher districts of Kerala [...]