hinterhouse, La Conception rural retreat design by Ménard Dworkind Architecture & Design – MRDK: compact Québec house nestled into a densely forested hillside by Mont-Tremblant valley
Al Wathba Wetland Reserve visitor center in Abu Dhabi design by Almena Architects, Egypt: an adaptable building limiting disturbance to animal and plant life, for observation of flamingos
Built at an altitude of 3835m, above a rock spur, subjected to winds of up to 250 km/h and temperatures of down to – 40°C, the architectural concept was conditioned by the harsh environment. Architects Déca-Laage + Groupe-H adapted to such forces, which determined the shape and orientation of the refuge.
Selvika, Finnmark, Norway, design by Reiulf Ramstad Architects, singling out and magnifying the experience of walking from roadside to seaside at this very special place at Havøysund. The path itself is a means of refocusing the experiential mode: a measured, restrained approach that creates awareness.
Al Wathba Birdwalk Abu Dhabi: Flamingo Trail birdwatch design in UAE by AIDIASTUDIO Architects: bird watching structures dedicated to the observation of flamingos in their nesting habitats.
Tij is an egg-shaped bird hide in Scheelhoek, a nature reserve close to the Haringvliet sluice near Stellendam, the Netherlands, by RAU Architecten / RO&AD Architecten.
Amalgam Studio’s stunning light-filled new house for a single family is a modern take on the local, historic barns of the Hudson River Valley.
Designed by SPINN Arkitekter Daytrip Cabins were commissioned by The Norwegian Trekking Association and the first of a series of unique , built to make treks in the Norwegian Mountains more accessible for novice hikers and explorers, has been completed.
Piedras Bayas Beachcamp, Atacama Desert, design by Camilo Moraes Arquitectos – an itinerating and sustainable tourism station located in the virgin landscape of the coastal zone of Atacama desert, in northern Chile.
Moxon architects has significantly extended and reconfigured the headquarters of the Cairngorms National Park Authority in Grantown-on-Spey, Scotland on behalf of Reidhaven Estate.
ION Luxury Adventure Hotel in Reykjavik, Iceland, design by Minarc Architects – selected as a Finalist for the 2018 SBID International Design Awards, surrounded by hot springs & glaciers.
In the hills above Valašské Příkazy in the Zlín region in Czech Republic grew up a lookout Durch designed by architect Zdeněk Fránek. Durch is a tribute to the view of the landscape.
Černá Voda, a small mountain lodge in Krkonoše mountains, next to the “old” ski run near the Pomezní Boudy border checkpoint, design by ADR Architects.
Designed by D U S T, Casa Caldera, the off-grid house, is located in a remote landscape on the southwestern bajada of the Canelo Hills in Southern Arizona’s San Rafael Valley, two hours southeast of Tucson and 15 miles north of the US/Mexico Border.
Designed by architects Brown + Brown Spyon Cop sits high above the River Don overlooking the ruins of Glenbuchat Castle, on the Eastern edge of the Cairngorms National Park.
Designed by Snøhetta the circular body of “Svart” extends from the shoreline by the foot of the Almlifjellet mountain and into the clear waters of the Holandsfjorden fjord. The circular shape provides a panoramic view of the fjord and an experience of living in proximity with nature.
This holiday house, designed by Julia Jamrozik and Coryn Kempster, consists of two volumes stacked on one another. The upper volume form both a bridge and a cantilever. This massing strategy allows for the charged relationship between the building and the ground.
Remembering Architect Zaha Hadid – a key recent building: embedded within the summit of Mount Kronplatz, 2,275m above sea level at the centre South Tyrol’s most popular ski resort, this daring building is surrounded by alpine peaks.