Kaunas House Among the Pine Trees by Studija Archispektras

Studija Archispektras designed this contemporary house surrounded by pine trees located in Kaunas, Lithuania. THis 395 square meter 2-storey house was completed in 2011. House in Kaunas by Studija Archispektras: The house is situated on the river shore. The envelope of the building is composed of glass and rusted steel planes which were mounted in vertical segments in order to have a metaphorical relation with growing pine trees on the […]


Quail Hill House by Bates Masi Architects

New York-based studio Bates Masi Architects designed the Quail Hill House in a popular resort location, Amagasett, New York, U.S.A. This 3,400 square feet single family residence sits on a 2.1 acre lot and was completed in 2009. Quail Hill House by Bates Masi Architects: At the first meeting, the clients introduced both their growing family and growing art collection. They were particularly excited about a new artist, Vik Muniz, whose works based on […]


Dynamic Single Family Home by Fabi Architekten

Germany based studio Fabi Architekten designed the Black on White residence. This contemporary single family home with a unique minimalist design is located in Wenzenbach, Germany and was completed in 2012. Black on White Residence by Fabi Architekten: A house like an archetype. As a prelude to the castle “Schoenberg” (12th century.) – The moat – site of a former guard house. The house consists of two building volumes: a homogeneous, black saddle roof structure – turned on a cantilevered […]


Sleek Shaker Heights House

Ohio-based studio Dimit Architects designed the Shaker Heights House. This sleek contemporary home is located in Columbus Ohio and was completed in 2012. Shaker Heights House by Dimit Architects: This single-family residence was designed to facilitate the modern lifestyle of an active young family in the leafy Cleveland suburb of Shaker Heights, Ohio. The house plan is arranged as two basic wings— one is more public in function with living, dining, and entertaining spaces— the […]


Sleek Curves of Haus am Weinberg by UNStudio

Amsterdam based firm UNStudio have designed the Haus am Weinberg, a single family house project located in Stuttgart, Germany. Completed in 2011.   Haus am Weinberg by UNStudio: The location of the Haus am Weinberg affords pastoral views of the stepped terraces of an ancient hillside vineyard on one side and cityscape vistas on the other. The volume and roofline of the Haus am Weinberg react and respond directly to the sloping […]


Single-family Home with Remarkable Extended Roof Eaves + Open Plan

Amsterdam based studio BaksvanWengerden Architects have designed the SH House. This project is a 200 square meter single-family house completed in June 2012.   SH House by BaksvanWengerden Architects: In the dune landscape of Bentveld, a villa park village between Haarlem and the North Sea coast, BaksvanWengerden Architects is commissioned to renovate and enlarge a single-family house. The house, built in 1932, was one of the first in the area. In the Zeitgeist of its era, the internal organisation […]


Vertical Stacking of Spaces Within a Rural Oasis

Toronto and Ottawa based architectural firm Line Box Studio have designed the Light House. This project is a 3,850 square feet single family residence located within Ottawa’s city centre. Ligth House by Line Box Studio: Lighthouse was designed for a family of five, looking to relocate from a rural setting to a modern urban dream house.  It is a 4,500 square foot urban infill house in Ottawa’s planned Lindenlea community, adjacent to the city’s […]


Spectacular Bayside House

New York City based practice Grzywinski + Pons have designed the Bayside Residence that was completed in 2008. This project is a single family dwelling with modernist features that are surprisingly kid-friendly. Photos from Grzywinski + Pons website.