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    The Kite House – A Small Modern Retreat with Translucent Walls

The Kite House – A Small Modern Retreat with Translucent Walls

Called the Kite House, this prefab tiny house has been designed by the Belgian architecture firm D44 led by Agnieskzka Gansiniec. The house is intended to be used as a weekend retreat and, according to the architects, it will be able to suite any landscape or backdrop it’s placed within.

The Kite House is […]

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    The Pigeon Loft – A Luxurious House Made From Recycled Materials

The Pigeon Loft – A Luxurious House Made From Recycled Materials

Designed by Schmidt Arquitectos Asociados, and set in the Valparaíso region of Chile, this small house is mostly made from recycled materials and components. Dubbed the “La Palomera” (Pigeon Loft), it took just 35 days to construct and contains a total of 969 square feet (square meters) spread across the interior rooms and the […]

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    H House – A Surfers Contemporary Retreat in Chile by PAARQ Arquitectos

H House – A Surfers Contemporary Retreat in Chile by PAARQ Arquitectos

This modern boxy building serves as a retreat for a surfer in Chile. Located on a hillside at the end of a dirt road in Punta de Lobos, the house features sea views with one of the world’s best surfing spots on its doorstep. It’s been designed by a local firm called PAARQ Arquitectos […]

Transforming a 1944 House Design into a Contemporary Retreat

Richard Rogers and his team at RSHP have re-imagined Jean Prouvé’s “6×6 Demountable House” for Design Miami/Basel 2015. The house, which was originally designed in 1944 by Prouvé, was intended to rehouse war victims in France. RSHP have adopted it to create a self-contained family holiday home.

The recreation consists of a simple gabled structure […]

Saigon House – A Small House on a 10-by-50 Foot Lot

Called Saigon House, this narrow multi-storey home is located in the city of Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam. The house has been designed by local architecture firm a21studio.

Saigon House is slotted into a space measuring just 10 by 50 feet (3-by-15 meters) and features about four levels. The floors in the building […]

A Terrace House in London Gets Renovated by Fraher Architects

This London terrace recently received a makeover with the help of local firm, Fraher Architects. The project involved an extension to the property, as well as extensive interior works. The textured brickwork of the extension has lead it to be called the Brick House.

The house is set in north-west London within a conservation area. […]