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Films & Architecture: "The Lake House"

The Lake House is a film that shows many of the daily issues of architects’ lives. A successful architect whose two children decided to follow the same path but in really different ways. The movie presents architecture as a transmitted skill through generations, a kind of familiar heritage. Which is actually a repetitive situation in our practice.

Have you seen it already? Let us know if you feel touched by any of these subjects. What generation of architect you are?

AD Round Up: Lake Houses Part II

Some really amazing lake houses from Norway, Switzerland, England and New Zealand for today’s Round Up. Check the first part of this selection right here. And have a look at the other four after the break!

House in Scaiano / Wespi de Meuron This house for vacations is located at the border of a small historical village, which is still quite good preserved. There is a beautiful view over the lake and towards the mountains. It’s only possible to reach the house by foot. There isn’t a street leading close to the site, what made the construction more difficult (read more…)

AD Round Up: Lake Houses Part I

You just bought a nice site by the lake and need a nice house to built? To finish this week of Round Up, here you can see five examples of nice lake houses on different parts of the world.