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The home's shell of timber and corten steel will develop a natural patina over time.
Passive cooling strategies were incorporated, such as opposing clerestory windows, solar shading, a ventilation system that draws heat from the lower floors, and a vegetative roof that offsets heat gain.
Designed to take full advantage of scenic beach views, this 3,500-square-foot residence on Miramar Beach in Montecito, California, features south-facing walls of glass that blur the line between indoors and out.
Flooded with natural light, Makers Row is a new mixed-use building in Northeast Portland that combines 19 apartments with ground-floor commercial space in a highly energy-efficient envelope.
Due to the property's seaside location, the home was designed and constructed with various weather-resistant materials, including concrete and stainless steel.
"It is so beautiful around here with the wildlife and the vegetation—the less disturbed, the better," says Axboe.
The house was designed to seamlessly integrate into its surroundings. It is conceived as a "looking box" to the mountain ranges, with ample outdoor decks and patios to enjoy the views.
Large windows punctuate the north elevation to pull views of the the water and landscape indoors.
Named Tama's Tee House, 'Tama' is short for Tamarama—the Sydney beach suburb where the home is located.
A view of the home at night.
A massive oak tree is the focal point of the entry courtyard. The entrances to each unit are sheltered beneath the overhanging second-story balcony.
Blackened, recycled wood slats define the front entry alcove. "The design of House A was originally intended to challenge the status quo of oversized and low-quality housing in Western Australia," say the architects.
Soft gray concrete, a polycarbonate screen, and metal roof bedeck the simple front facade of House A. Not immediately apparent? An underground water collection tank and solar panels. "We used a really high recycled content mix for our tilt-up concrete walls, which have 65-percent slag [a byproduct of steel production] instead of high-carbon emitting Portland cement," say the architects.
Light fixtures were incorporated into the exterior ribbing as architectural lighting.
Each column is embedded seven feet into the bedrock of the site to ensure stability.
High Desert House is composed of 26 freestanding, concrete columns that look like rib bones.
In contrast to its heavily glazed north facade, the home's other three sides are closed off from view for privacy.
The post-and-beam construction has a dramatic carport entrance which showcases the home's clean, midcentury lines.
"Both the deep-set windows and the brise soleil, in addition to the back canted wall, help to control solar gain."
A glimpse of the entrance at dusk from the south elevation. To the right is a swimming pool shielded behind wooden fencing.
A view of a gravel walkway and the entrance that leads to a covered pathway. "The entry side is hyper minimal and mysterious with slight glimpses out from within, providing only a tease on approach from the road," says the firm.
The deck projects out toward the beach.
"The dark silhouette of the fortress-like structure [is] one of few things seen through the thick fog," add the architects.
Extra-dark bronze standing-seam metal partly clads the home and creates an armored appearance.
Located on the southern shore of Nova Scotia in Kingsburg, Treow Brycg is set in wild landscape of rocks, the sea, and tall grasses.
The board-formed concrete, steel, and teak over a rainscreen system blend the building into the site.
Surrounded by rugged beauty, the home was designed with a faceted exterior optimized for wraparound views unique in each room.
Located in Western Idaho, the Cliff House faces views of Payette Lake toward the south and west, while vast granite and dense forest flank the property to the north and east.
The exterior is clad in fiber-cement panels and topped with a bitumen roof.
The Etno Hut is elevated on a steel foundation screwed into the ground by hand. The space beneath the main volume was covered to hide cables, piping, and storage.
Set on a slope, the property faces the forest to the north and sweeping views of the landscape to the south.
The property's former Spanish hacienda-style, red-tile roof has been replaced with a contemporary metal one as part of the renovation.
The home sits on a 16,000-square-foot lot which has been beautifully landscaped with rows of cacti and palm trees.
To minimize water use, SCDA and Strata Landscape Architecture designed a native, drought-resistant planting plan with sensor-controlled drip irrigation. The lawn takes up less than 10% of the landscape.
Vertical planks of western red cedar provide a warm contrast against horizontal zinc siding panels.
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The living room and dining area occupy the heart of the "living" volume and are enclosed on both sides by full-height glazing.
Dawnsknoll’s exterior sidings are cement panels and Resysta wood. The house’s front gate and garage are made from recycled wood.
The C6 is one of LivingHomes' most popular models. Coming in at 1,232 square feet, this LivingHome offers a comfortable living space for a relatively low cost.
In contrast to their former house that had been set on a flat, densely wooded lot, the clients picked a steeply sloped West Vancouver property with sweeping panoramic views.
The L-shaped upper floor culminates in a dramatically cantilevered master bedroom wing that's elevated high above the roofs of the neighboring houses.
Arcana Izu on the Izu Peninsula, Japan
A look at the interior-to-exterior connections across a concrete terrace to the landscaped rear.
The main entry to the east includes an outdoor kitchen and dining area, as well as an aviary for the owners' birds.
The David and Gladys Wright House is considered FLW’s last residential masterpiece.
A view of the guest house, which is included in the sale.
Weathered steel bars on the north windows provide shade and security. Their hard lines are softened by abundant greenery.
The transformation of  a 1950s eyesore into an elegant, gallery-like home was a creative challenge for architect Kevan Hoertdoerfer and all involved. The poem “Roll the Dice” by Charles Bukowski is painted on the facade. “It expresses how we  felt about the project,” says resident Karen Baldwin. “Everybody  roll with it—everybody do their thing.”
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