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Brickface House / Austin Maynard Architects

May 9, 2020 Rayen Sagredo 0

Brickface is a compact building situated at the rear of an existing house in Richmond, Melbourne. It consists of a garage at ground level, studio living/guest bedroom at first floor, and a roof deck. A new pool and entertaining deck extends the home’s entertaining area, while the roof terrace becomes the missing productive garden. The main living area of the existing house faces south and opens up onto the new terrace and pool. The backdrop to this view is the rising high wall of Brickface.

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Michigan Lake House / Desai Chia Architecture + Environment Architects

May 8, 2020 Rayen Sagredo 0

Perched on a woodland bluff overlooking Lake Michigan, this home, designed in collaboration with Environment Architects (AOR) of Traverse City, MI, is an assemblage of three offset structures that play off each other— the ‘gathering’ structure contains the living room, kitchen and a covered ‘vista’ seating terrace; the two ‘sleeping’ structures house the master bedroom suite and three children’s bedrooms. A dining area breezeway connects all three structures.

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Casa Tello / PRODUCTORA

April 25, 2020 Rayen Sagredo 0

The program of this single-family dwelling is resolved in four staggered volumes each with a 5 x 5 meter footprint. The staggering occurs both in plan and cross-section, and responds to different conditions. The staggered plan responds to the integration into the project of an existing large tree on the site, and the positioning of a garage.

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Maria Montessori Mazatlán School / EPArquitectos + Estudio Macías Peredo

April 22, 2020 Rayen Sagredo 0

Mazatlán is a city in the Pacific Coast that maintains a humid and high temperature climate great part of the year, invites to think about an architecture that in principal faces climate and consider the high degree of salinity of the site.The strategy for this school should aim to both minimize the impact of heat in the classroom;  this without losing natural illumination and relation to the outside, as well as the use of materials and constructive system that were little prone to corrosion.

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Casa Jalapita / DAFdf arquitectura Y urbanismo

March 29, 2020 Rayen Sagredo 0

Casa Jalapita is a touristic place in the coast of Tabasco that can be used for cultural events, gastronomy and astronomy, recreative events, yoga, meditation, team building, wellness and mindfulness. It is one of the destinations to visit on the new eco-tourism map that is being developed for the coastal area between Paraíso and Frontera.

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VMS House / Marcos Miguelez

March 29, 2020 Rayen Sagredo 0

Placed on a triangular plot on the outskirts of a small town, the house is surrounded by lands of mixed uses. A small orchard of fruit trees borders it on the one side, a small dirt road on another and a street in front of the main facade.

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Iguana House / OBRA BLANCA

March 28, 2020 Rayen Sagredo 0

Casa Iguana can be synthesized in three independent volumes connected by a bridge. The space generated in between is delimited by three lattice facades made out of thin clay bricks arranged in the same way in which a tower of cards is raised, evoking the cornices on walls and balconies used in some of the traditional constructions of the region. 

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Box House / Ming Architects

March 28, 2020 Rayen Sagredo 0

The whitewashed boxy architecture stands out conspicuously along a street of nondescript houses, differentiating itself from the neighbors with its clean white façade with precise edges. Home to a floriculture enthusiast and her family, this house sets out to fulfill the brief of amalgamating both quality living spaces and ample outdoor areas all around the house.

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Gallery-House / Carles Enrich

March 27, 2020 Rayen Sagredo 0

This early XX century patio-apartment presents the opportunity to reformulate the dwelling’s conditions, adapted to Mediterranean climate, in the urban density of Gracia’s district.