The modern Cube House design project consists of a two level house with views towards the Pacific Ocean. Is located in a smooth slope hillside. The project was developed based on the ratio of a prism and a cube resulted to examine how the terrain and the main sights. The most important social spaces are inside the cube that opens into the most privileged views, while the prism, with features tight, closed to accommodate private uses. Both volumes are joined through an intervening space opened to the sky, where is the staircase and common living. In this space of light is protagonist and will identifying the perception of space as they pass the hours, from yellow to orange at sunrise and sunset. The metal frame supports a tempered glass and shadows orthogonal frames are generated on the white walls causing sensations to go from level to level are increasing private Read the rest of this entry »
The rainscreen solution optimizes a passive thermal response to shade the house in summer and insulate it in winter, allowing partially generated hot air gap between the interior and exterior.In the second level, a corridor and a vacuum / thermal chimney, allow cross ventilation to all rooms as well as leading the hot air up and out of the living spaces during the summer. The collection of water in the ground has been considered to fill the pool and the garden irrigation use an available storage of 11,000 gallons of water. A gray water system also allows to water the garden as part of sustainable solutions.
The construction techniques for enlargement involves a system of fiber cement siding cost effective waterproof wooden slatted rain screens. The overhang is achieved through the construction of two large roof trusses that are embedded in the walls.The existing house includes a master bedroom suite and another smaller. Read the rest of this entry »
Set of three Ecological buildings, created by Michaelis Boyd Associates, is located on Portland Road in Notting Hill London.
A modern interior design house, large spaces, accented by wood floors, carefully planned. The neutral color of the carpets in all rooms.
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Fennel Residence is a dream house for the weekend designed to interact with the environment. A place to retreat to meditate, relax or escape, and where an atmosphere of peace and tranquility of the unconscious takes over its host. What could be more romantic than living on the banks of a river? Wake up and have a beautiful view, whether from the shore of a lake, an ocean or even a small stream, it always seems to have a calming effect for the soul. Read the rest of this entry »
Japanese architects Suppose Design Office have completed a home in Hiroshima, Japan, where residents move between rooms through covered patios.
Koamicho call home that is home to two floors and situated in a long narrow plot.
Two squares of glass between the rooms are planted with small trees and try to break the succession of rooms, offering views of the exterior.The bedrooms are located on the ground floor with kitchen, dining and living rooms on the first floor. Read the rest of this entry »
The house is built with three basic materials: exposed concrete, glass and wood on the outside deck. Slabs of different volumes and partitions supported by concrete beams seen inverted and finished with a minimum slope to occur quickly rainwater runoff. H21 concrete was used with the addition of a fluidity for this mix with little amount of water on setting, be very compact and does not require sealing. The few hollow brick interior walls are finished in cement grinding, floor cloths is also divided by cement grinding plates of aluminum. The openings are of dark bronze anodized aluminum. The heating system, since there is no natural gas in the area, was resolved with a system that combines salamander, bottled gas stoves and electric heaters. Read the rest of this entry »