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The east and west facades of the home feature mahogany siding, while the north and south facades are wrapped with bluestone siding.
Street View
The sustainable, energy-efficient house is equipped with water tanks, solar panels, and has solar-heated water for the pool and domestic use.
Innauer Matt Architekten designed the house as simple wooden building resting atop a solid, reinforced concrete plinth.
View of courtyard
View of entry in evening
Front House
The young and busy family (the couple have twin teenage girls and a toddler) also runs their equine business from the property’s stables.
"Three elongated blackened timber pavilions form a U shape, encompassing the external courtyard and identifying strongly with the site narrative and notions of a working yard or arena," the architects explain.
The house faces west for views of the fields and valley beyond.
"A colonnade of columns provide symmetrical support to the deep eaves, wrapping the residence in a sense of order to juxtapose the playfulness of the angled roof line," the architects explain.
Designed by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter for a family of four, the Split View Mountain Lodge is a holiday home near the village of Geilo, Norway. The main volume splits out to form additional annexes that frame individual views of the surrounding mountains.
When closed, the screens blend in with the cedar siding.
Set in a valley in Wanaka, New Zealand, the home of winemaker Nigel Greening was conceived as a series of “tubes” that disappear at one end into the sloped landscape. Architect Andrew Simpson of WireDog Architecture worked with Dunlop Builders to create the 3,390-square-foot house, which features rammed-earth walls both inside and out, a reflection of the owner’s connection to the soil.
Kanuka Valley House by WireDog Architecture
The shingled, zinc-roofed boathouse was envisioned as a simple port of call, where “the only luxury was the landscape,” says Guillermo.
Guillermo, who left the land-scaping mostly natural, is now planting trees to help offset deforestation in the region.
Suspended in the forest, the Pinecone tree house is a sight to behold.
The structure is accessed via a steep wooden ladder and a trap door that unfolds down from the top.
An aerial view of Casa JB shows its three volumes.
The back of the home and gable ends are covered in blackened cedar.
The home is clad in sustainably sourced spotted gum. A natural material palette is used throughout.
Abercorn Chalet by Guillaume Kukucka and Tux Creative
"The interlocking panel fascias look a little like the Nokia Snake game folding and raking between the two properties and sandwiching the layers of the house within them," says Jost.
The facades of Kew East House are banded with interlocking, metal panel fascias that weave it into the streetscape.
The dark exterior wood cladding ensures the home blends more seamlessly with the site, while the flat roof is meant to recall "midcentury precedents," said the architects. The “sharkfin clerestory roof” feature transmits light into interior rooms.
The low-lying home, completed in 2018, sits behind a stand of pine trees just steps from the water.
Inspired by the Scandinavian barn vernacular, this Upcountry Maui cottage provides a peaceful retreat for family gatherings.
Four bedrooms and four bathrooms span two structures, with a guest wing and main residence. The Aspen, Colorado, home is 4,300 square feet.
Shaped like a cross, this four-cornered villa offers four different views of its location on an island in Finland. Avanto Architects created a black exterior, dotted with large windows, to make it invisible from the nearby lake.
Squinting through Quebec's seasonal fluries, one might not immediately register the Nook Residence, an all-white retreat that purposefully blends into the winter landscape. The house, designed by MU Architecture, presents itself to passersby as a blank monolith, yet around the corner, it opens onto Lake Memphremagog through expansive windows and an interior balcony.
The cabin’s concept was simple: To create a cabin that is small and sparse yet spatially rich. The 55-square-meter (592-square-foot) cabin, commissioned by a private client and completed in 2016, comprises a large living room, bedroom, ski room, and small annex with a utility room. It functions off the water and electricity grids.
Built in 2005 for a client looking for a compact, easy-to-maintain shelter for his and his friends’ adventures, Delta Shelter’s design was inspired by structures like tree houses and fire lookouts.
Planning regulations required a gable roof, which the architects split into four shed roofs carefully designed to respond to heavy snow shed and meet spatial and aesthetic wishes.
Settled on a picturesque hillside in Somona, California, the Connect 5 residence features stunning floor-to-ceiling windows, which allow warm natural light to flood through the home.
The exterior terrace, water channel, deck, and window wall of Matt and Jon Andersen-Miller's renovated midcentury home.
A simple and restrained material palette kept construction costs low.
The entry is hidden and only discoverable through a pathway that leads to a red sculpture. It's the only part of the palette that breaks the rules of the monochromatic cloaked facade.
The program is pushed to the property edges to screen adjacent neighbors and directs framed views to a large central courtyard.
Enough House by MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects resides on Brian MacKay Lyons' Shobac farm in Nova Scotia, a campus that allows the firm to experiment with form, materiality, and building. The Cor-Ten steel cabin, which features exposed Douglas fir plywood sheathing and stained pine flooring inside, houses an intern architect.
This 1,900-square-foot home was assembled on-site in just two days with wall panels consisting of staggered 2' x 4' studs on a 2' x 8' plate, which eliminates thermal bridging and maximizes energy efficiency.
The base of this cabin is constructed out of cast-in-place concrete with formwork using the same wood as the floor cladding above.
"The 900-square-foot cabin perches on one piece of granite, projecting precariously over a steep drop-off to afford dramatic eastern views across the valley below," says Isamu Kanda, principal at I-Kanda.
Stairway to Heaven is located on the clients' parents' land, just steps away from the homeowner's childhood home. Two siblings were also building homes on the property, making it a true family compound. The architects were mindful to create a home that utilized the views, but also allowed for privacy between residents.
Located in California’s Sugar Bowl neighborhood, this shadowy lair by Mork-Ulnes Architects looks like something out of fairy tale. "We call the house Troll Hus, with a reference to the otherworldly beings in Norse mythology and Scandinavian folklore that are said to dwell in remote mountains," architect Casper Mork-Ulnes says.
A view of the immense fig tree on the west side of the site through the perforated bronze screen.
A series of sliding, perforated, bronze screens let in dappled light while providing privacy and protection from the sun.

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