Large openings on every level of the Joya Villas make the building seem lightweight and they connect the inhabitants to the surrounding natural environment. A delicate timber staircase appears to float from one floor to the other, suspended by the finest steel cables.
The Umhlanga House is an exploration into materiality, light and the integration of architecture into the landscape. Situated in an exclusive forest estate in Durban, South Africa, the forest house strives to frame the landscape with clean horizontal lines.
Mexican studio Migdal Arquitectos have completed in 2016 Casa O Cuatro, a stunning two-storey residence located in Mexico City, Mexico. Jaime Varon (1965) and Abraham Metta (1966) founded Migdal Arquitectos in 1989 in Mexico City. In 1998, Alex Metta (1973) joined the executive team. All are architecture graduates from the Universidad Iberoamericana. The Casa O Cuatro residence divides its social […]
Folded Roof House is a 120 sqm retreat home designed by Toob Studio, a architecture studio based in Hanoi, Vietnam. Vietnam is a tropical country of typical humid climate, which varies in two distinguished weather. The temperatures picking up from 38 Celsius degree in the summer may drop drastically down to 10 Celsius degree during […]
Casa Branca is a tropical beach house designed by Studio MK27 in collaboration with Eduardo Chalabi. Comfort and building maintenance throughout the years are two fundamental aspects for houses built in tropical areas next to the sea, where the high temperatures and the effect of the sea air determine the extreme local conditions. The Casa Branca […]
Casa Guazuma is a tropical eco-friendly house designed by Alberto Zavala Arquitectos in Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico. Description by Alberto Zavala: Weather conditions in the area, the topography and the existing vegetation, all acted as key elements in the creation of this eco-friendly project. The land is located in a tropical area of lush vegetation on the outskirts of the […]