Casa Devoto is an urban revelation. Sandwiched between two existing buildings, the team at Andres Remy architects successfully maneuvered the urban landscape and created a retreat that showcased the organic elements of the home.
The spaces distort the conventional plans of an urban house. The stone wall guides the inhabitant within the house, therefore, the rough texture of the streets are soften by the water that flows down the stone wall, a walk that is colored by the different qualities the water gives the space.
Did we mention that it has an elevated pool? The home, which situated on an 18 x 24 meter lot, has angles which allow one to view the unusual above ground pool.
This 17-story tower is going to be built in Montpellier, France. Architect Sou Fujimoto won a competition to design it this week, and the building is called L'Arbre Blanc, or "the White Tree." Read more
As part of a Salone Del Mobile during Milan Design Week 2014, a new series titled Where Architects Live shows us their homes instead of their work. From Zaha Hadid's open-space London home to Russian artist El Lissitzky, and architect Shigeru Ban's to Brazilian architect Marcio Kogan resides on the 12th floor of a building he designed in 1980, check it out in the gallery below: Read more
“Peter’s House,” is an 1,800 square-foot home from SF-based Craig Steely Architecture. The structure uses typical practice of staggering foundations up the hillside and it locates a 24' x 24', cast in place concrete garage on the lowest level of the three-story glass structure. Read more