Study Center / ProtoConcept

© Fernando Gaspar
© Fernando Gaspar

Architects: ProtoConcept
Location: Fontelo’s Park, Viseu,
Client: Viseu City Council
Project team: Fernando Gaspar, Hugo Carvalho, Ricardo Henriques, José Ferreira, Frederico Neves
Structural Engineering: Alexandra Vieira
Electrical, Lighting & Plumbing Engineering: Oscar Sarabando, Cristina Santos
General Contractor: ProtoConcept
Project year: 2006
Photographs: Fernando Gaspar

© Fernando Gaspar © Fernando Gaspar © Fernando Gaspar © Fernando Gaspar

Sebastopol Residence / Turnbull Griffin Haesloop

© David Wakely Photography
© David Wakely Photography

Location: Sebastopol, California,
Architect: Turnbull Griffin Haesloop – Eric Haesloop, FAIA and Mary Griffin, FAIA, Jerome Christensen, Juliet Hsu
Landscape Architect: Jennifer Brooke, Landscape Office, Ltd.
Engineer: Mike Forbes, Fratessa Forbes Wong
Interiors: John and Loreta Hornall
General Contractor: Ken Sawyer and Micah Sawyer, Sawyer Construction
Year: 2008
Photographer: David Wakely, David Wakely Photography

Chapel in Tarnow / Beton


Architect: Beton / Marta Rowińska & Lech Rowiński
Location: Tarnów,
Building Team: Local Semi-Professional Builders
Investor: Well-known Polish Writer
Project year: 2009

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House Karlsson / Tham & Videgård Hansson

© Åke E:son Lindman
© Åke E:son Lindman

Architects: Tham & Videgård Hansson Arkitekter
Location: Tidö-Lindö, Västerås,
Architects in charge: Bolle Tham & Martin Videgård Hansson
Collaborators: John Billberg, Fredrik Olsson, Claes Sörstedt, Måns Tham
Client: Björn and Berit Karlsson
Civil Engineering: Konkret Rådgivande Ingenjörer, Olle Norrman
Constructed Area: 200 sqm
Budget: $250,000 Euro
Project year: 2002
Photographs: Åke E:son Lindman

© Åke E:son Lindman © Åke E:son Lindman © Åke E:son Lindman © Åke E:son Lindman

Villa Soest / Zecc Architecten

© Cornbread Works
© Cornbread Works

Architect: Zecc Architecten
Location: Soest,
Client: Private
Project year: 2007-2009
Photographs: Cornbread Works

© Cornbread Works © Cornbread Works © Cornbread Works © Cornbread Works

Spiral House / Powerhouse Company

© Stephane Chalmeau
© Stephane Chalmeau

Architects: Powerhouse Company
Location: Burgundy, France
Partner in Charge: Charles Bessard
Client: Withheld
Contractor: Covre Charpente Sarl, Berthoud toiture, Ets Favérial, SA Gandin
Project Area: 200 sqm
Budget: 300.000 €
Project year: 2005–2008
Photographs: Stephane Chalmeau

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Casadetodos / Veronica Arcos

© Gonzalo Puga
© Gonzalo Puga

Architect: Verónica Arcos
Collaborator: Anna Pla Catalá, Architect, AADipl, MScAAD
Clients: Rodrigo Arcos, Alejandra Schmidt
Location: Santiago de
Structural Engenieer: José Manuel Morales
Design: 2006
Construction: 2007-2008
Built surface: 220m2
Photographs: Gonzalo Puga
Construction photographs: Verónica Arcos

Loft L / adawittfeldarchitektur

© Angelo Kaunat
© Angelo Kaunat

Architects: kadawittfeldarchitektur
Location: Aachen,
Project Manager: Dipl.-Ing. Daniel Trappen
Project Area: 68 sqm
Project year: 2007
Photographer: Angelo Kaunat &

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Birkimörk Halfway House / PK Arkitektar

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Architects: PK Arkitektar ehf
Location: Hveragerði,
Client: Ministry of Social Affairs
Design team: Pálmar Kristmundsson and Bernd Kolb
Consultants: ÞB verkfræðistofa og Verkfræðistofan TERA sf.
Construction Supervisor: VST – Verkfræðistofa Sigurðar Thoroddsen hf. Selfossi
Site area: 1,560.8 sqm
Constructed area: 430 sqm
Project year: 2006-2007
Photographs: Rafael Pinho & Helge Garke

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Centrifugal Villa / OBRA Architects


Architects: OBRA Architects
Location: Southampton, New York,
Principals in Charge:Pablo Castro, Jennifer Lee
Project team:Selin Semaan, Akira Gunji, Luis Costa, Shin Kook Kang, Satoshi Kiyono, Kaon Ko, Bronwyn Kotzen, Fabiana Meacham, Elizabeth Snow, Elina Almuhametova, Chiara Filios, Doreen Lam
Structural Engineering:Robert Silman Associates
Lighting consultant:Peiheng Tsai Lighting Design
Project Area: 1,231 sqm
Project year: 2008
Photographs: Architects

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Re-cover Residence / Bates Masi Architects


Architect: Bates Masi Architects
Location: East Hampton, NY,
Client: Private
Structural Engineer: Steven L. Maresca
Contractor: Paul Cassidy
Project Year: 2008
Photographs: Christopher Wesnofske

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V23K18 / Pasel.Kuenzel

© Marcel van der Burg
© Marcel van der Burg

Architects: Pasel.Kuenzel Architects
Location: Leiden,
Project Area: 130 sqm building + 60 sqm garden
Project year: 2005-2009
Photographer: Marcel van der Burg

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AD Round Up: Wooden Houses Part II

Since we started with ArchDaily we’ve published many wooden houses. And our new readers may have missed more than one. So to start this week’s Round Up we bring you our second part (first one here) of previously featured wooden houses.

1Amalia House / GRID Architects
Amalia -named after the grandmother of her owners -is a holiday cabin to host family members spread all over Austria. Located on top of a hill in Styria, overlooking the valley of Kirchbach Amalia offers space for up to six people, without having to spare any comfort. Organised in 2 levels, one of them split, she lets the landscape (read more…)

2Vila Isabella / Brasil Arquitetura
For us it is impossible to imagine modern Brazilian architecture without thinking about the strong influence of Finland in the form of the exceptional works of Alvar Aalto. When we consider our architectural origins, or our referential network, we come across structures, spatial concepts, constructional principles, use of materials (read more…)

3Triangle House / JVA
This house is situated with views towards the sea between the branches of the surrounding pine-forest. The permitted aerial building lines define the plan and even the heights of the roofline. While the exterior views are singularly framed by the window openings, closely related to individual spaces, the interior is treated (read more…)

4House on Lake Rupanco / Alejandro Beals, Christian Beals
The house is located on the edge of lake Rupanco, in the south of . The 160 x 30 meters site has a 36 meters slope and south-facing views of the lake. The house programme was meant to include a lounge and an office where books, photos and fishing tackle could be kept. The dining room, kitchen and terrace were to have visual (read more…)

5Tacna Hill Beach House / dRN Architects
A Beach House must be a place to relax, where one could both rest and gather with friends. It must properly serve, both a simple couple, or a big bunch of unexpected visitors. Also, it must be a cosy off-season hideaway and at the same time, a great place for a Summer barbecue party. It’s here where exteriors become (read more…)

Hye Ro Hun / IROJE KHM Architects


Architect: HyoMan Kim – IROJE KHM Architects
Location: Gwangju, Jeonnanam-do,
Design team: SuMi Jung
Site area: 594 sqm
Bldg. area: 168.63 sqm
Gross floor area: 269.07 sqm
Photographer: JongOh Kim


Elizabeth H / Bates Masi Architects


Architect: Bates Masi Architects
Location: Amagansett, NY,
Client: Private
Structural Engineer: Steven L. Maresca
Contractor: Paul Masi
Project Year: 2002
Photographs: Christopher Wesnofske

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De Oostvaarders / Drost + van Veen architecten


Architects: Drost + van Veen architecten
Location: Alemere,
Project Architects: Evelien van Veen, Simone Drost
Collaborators: Onno Groen, Kees de Wit, Jos Lafeber, Bernhard Jaarsma, Perry Klootwijk
Client: Gemeente Almere
Contractor: Reimert Bouw
Structural Engineer: ABT Delft
Project year: 2009
Photographs: John Lewis Marshall, Ben te Raa & Roos Aldershoff

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House Bierings / Rocha Tombal Architecten

© Hennie Raaymakers
© Hennie Raaymakers

Architects: Rocha Tombal Architecten / Ana Rocha, Michel Tombal
Location: Utrecht,
Project team: Iwona Wozniakowska, Enrique Otero Neira, Elena Cabrera Vacas
Client: Fam. De Haas-Bierings
Construction: Pieters Bouwtechniek Delft bv
Contractor: Aannemingsbedrijf de Hek bv, Giessen/Oudekerk
Constructed Area: 239 sqm
Budget: $1,716 Euro/sqm
Project year: 2008-2009
Photographs: Hennie Raaymakers from DAPh & Ana Rocha

© Hennie Raaymakers © Hennie Raaymakers © Hennie Raaymakers © Hennie Raaymakers

House in Ornontowice / medusagroup


Architects: medusagroup
Location: Ornontowice,
Architects in Charge: Przemo łukasik, Lukasz zagała
Associate Architect: Jakub Magon
Project area: 300 sqm
Design year: 2007
Construction year: 2008-2009
Photographs: Milosz Jaksik

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