La Calma House is placed in a small town near Barcelona. Its plot is located in a forest area with a very steep slope and an abundance of pine, oak and olive trees. A natural park in front of the plot and the low building density of the area enhance the connection of the house with its natural surroundings.
This Victorian terrace in South Hampstead already had a split section. The owners thought the steps down to the original kitchen were a negative aspect of the property but MW Architects immediately saw the potential to connect the three key living spaces and open it up into a dramatic but functional family space.
Located on a one acre site in Westhampton, this residential project works with the subtle interplay between two distinct architectural agendas. On one hand, the entry massing adheres to the clients interest in the aesthetic of mid-century modern homes in which conceptual clarity comes from orthogonal alignments.
The landmarked Upper East Side Townhouse required a great deal of reconstruction, which allowed the designers to completely reconceive the home’s interiors and backyard landscaping for contemporary living. An elevator and sculptural new stairs were added, along with generous floor openings and glazed double height spaces
Kashubia is an unusually picturesque region in the north of Poland, rich in pine forests, meadows full of flowers, and crystal-clear lakes. Near one such lake – Lake Gowidliński –lies this place of repose and close contact with nature. The idea behind this off-grid cottage was to create a simple, functional and economic building
This environmentally friendly house sits in a protected copse with magnificent views north for more than 50 miles, a situation that would have afforded the occupants a defensive position against aggressors from the North.