Set in the rainforest of Santa Teresa, Costa Rica, two modern homes, designed by Studio Saxe, project out of the landscape and are defined by a series of steel frames that that bring the best modern methods of construction to a tropical location.
Designed by Finnis Architects the Quarry house balances strong exterior form with seamlessly integrated interiors that promote shared spaces in the heart of the home and a connection with its context.
The house was conceived and designed by SAOTA as a simple box, floating over the dune, capturing and framing the view. The outer shell of the box is finished in a rough textured concrete, contrasting with the smooth reveal and soffit that tapers to create a delicate frame.
The residence is located at the end of a cul-de-sac on a promontory elevated above legendary Mulholland Drive in Los Angeles. It was originally built in 1961 and the renovation and addition, by Heusch Inc. was to reflect the mid-century-style architecture of that time.
WestSwim Lakelands – architectural firm Buchan create an innovative and sustainably-designed facility including a pool with built-in teaching ledges and a changing area designed to offer enhanced parental supervision and safety.
Water Park Aqualagon, Villages Nature Paris, Marne-la-Vallée, design by Jacques Ferrier Architecture: the direction of the winds and the path of the sun determined the floor plan of the project. Protected from cold north-easterly winter winds, nestling up to the forest, the aquatic park opens towards the west to make the most of cool breezes in warm weather.
The Hong Kong House is a private extension and renovation project by Winchester based architects AR Design Studio. A world away from the client’s former home in HK, the home provides an opportunity for the family to have a familiar inside-out space to live in and relax.
McLeod Bovell Modern Houses designed Sunset House located on a steep and technically challenging site in West Vancouver. The Sunset House is designed to capture immediate views of heavy marine traffic and the open sea to the west.
A luxurious open plan family home focused on entertaining, with a two-storey waterslide! The hedonistic Miami property by South African architects SAOTA is in the Collin’s Waterfront district.
Design: Cadaval & Solà-Morales – the design establishes three separate living quarters designed in accordance to the 3 activities planned; each of them is a set space defined by its use, but also by a very clear and simple architectural container: an open bar with a kitchenette ; a play area for children ; and the largest container – the living area.
A Calligrapher handed three books to his wife, she placed them in a random stack on the table… “We want The Books House”… they said. Luigi Rosselli Architects designed The Books House.
Located in São Paulo, the Cidade Jardim Residence was designed by Perkins+Will to offer a perfect balance between nature and construction. Built in a terrain with considerable declivity, the project uses solutions commonly found in country homes.
Perched on the banks of the Buffels River, Pringle Bay, South Africa – this SAOTA-designed family holiday home has an easy living permanence that lets in the sun and the natural beauty of the surrounding indigenous vegetation and mountain valley.
Designed by SAOTA, Bora Headquarters reflects a contemporary take on Mallorca’s architecture. The client’s vision for Bora Headquarters was inspired by the airy light-filled spaces of SAOTA’s Cape Town projects that they had previously visited.