traditional architecture

Casa do Medio – Rehabilitation of a Traditional House

Designed by Arrokabe Architects, Casa do Medio is a house for a couple with three grown-up sons willing to move to the historical center of Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Rúa do Medio is a quiet residential street that runs parallel to the Camino as it enters the historic city. The main body of the rehabilitated

Tonimbuk House – Australian Woolshed Inspired Home

Tonimbuk House is a contemporary home designed by Melbourne – based Maxa Design. Description by Maxa Design: Located on 10 acres in the Bunyip State Park, this exceptionally well designed home pays homage to iconic Australian architecture in the form of a modern ‘wool shed’. By creatively adapting the existing masonry walls and harnessing southerly views,

Contemporary Kasbah Designed by Studio Ko

Project: Contemporary Kasbah Architect: Studio Ko Photography: Dan Glaser Location: Atlas Mountains, Morocco Studio KO designed this minimalist mountain lodge in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains in Morocco. Studio KO is formed of architects Karl Fournier and Olivier Marty. Locally-sourced Ouriko stone gives the Kasbah home the distinctive red color often associated with nearby Marrakech. Description by

Traditional Beach House in Northern California: Stinson Beach House

Stinson Beach House is a traditional beach house located at Stinson Beach in Northern California. The house is designed by Butler Armsden Architects with the interiors carried out by Scavullo Design. Description Butler Armsden Architects: by In 1950 a family bought a lot on the ocean at Stinson Beach in Northern California, but it wasn’t

Alpine chalet – a combination of modern and traditional alpine elements

Located in Dienten am Hochkönig, Austria, this project was completed by Architektur Gerald Kessler. This alpine chalet has been lovingly restored under the consideration of specific environmental and architectural aspects. Only high quality materials and fabrics from the region were used. Many traditional alpine elements give the modern house a warm atmosphere. Description by Urlaubs

Gateira Concrete House Designed in Harmony with Dramatic Landscape

Project: Gateira Concrete House Architects: Camarim Arquitectos Architecture: Vasco Correia and Patrícia Sousa Collaborated: Tiago Garrido, Jonas Grinevicius and Christoph Schwander Location: Gateira, Penela, Portugal Date: 2009 – 2014 Built Area: 403 mp Site Area: 2143 mp Photography: Nelson Garrido Lisbon-based Camarim Arquitectos has completed in 2014 Casa na Gateira. The Gateira concrete house is built

Living House no.7 Inspired by Traditional Scottish Homes

Living House no.7 is designed by London-based Denizen Works. The house has a built area of 170 sqm and is located on the Isle of Tiree, Scotland. The architect’s description: Living House No.7 sits on the beautiful Island of Tiree, the western-most of the inner Hebrides, with views out across the machair, the sea and

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