AD Round Up: Wooden Houses Part III

From Netherlands, USA, Chile, New Zealand and Sou Fujimoto’s awarded Wooden House in Japan, comes this third selection of previously featured wooden houses. Check them all after the break!

Final Wooden House / Sou Fujimoto I thought of making an ultimate wooden architecture. It was conceived by just mindlessly stacking 350mm square. Lumber is extremely versatile. In an ordinary wooden architecture, lumber is effectively differentiated according to functions in various localities precisely because it is so versatile. Columns, beams, foundations, exterior walls, interior walls, ceilings, floorings, insulations, furnishings, stairs, window frames, meaning all (read more…)

House Dijk / Jager Janssen architecten The facades and the roof of this dwelling comprise one entity. The skin, consisting of anthracite-coloured corrugated sheets, is open in strategic places in order to let the environment in. Maximizing this effect, the entire dwelling is positioned one meter above ground level, resulting on a spacious lower ground floor. The exterior of the dwelling looks rather solid and closed. The interior experience is one of beautiful spatial impressions (read more…)

EB1 Home / Replinger Hossner Architects This contemporary modern house by Replinger Hossner Architects is up for sale in Seattle, WA. Amazing views and good interior spaces. I just got this on my mail and I thought any of our readers could be interested (read more…)

Los Canteros Mountain Refuge / dRN Arquitectos The site was an existing void in the middle of a slope, bound on two sides by magnificent old containment walls built of stone. These walls defined a level area of approximately 12×10mts, 7.5mts below the level of the road. A few scattered trees seemed significant, as vegetation is hard to find at 2000 mts high in the middle of The Andes Mountains (read more…)

Drift Bay House / Kerr Ritchie Architects This family home was designed as a single fluid form that reclines into the sloping landscape on the edge of Lake Wakatipu. The long black form shifts and expands to suit the sun, the occupants’ needs and the site. The entry is through a hole punched in the middle creating a courtyard. This allows visitors to enter either the family home to the north or the studio/guest wing to the south (read more…)

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "AD Round Up: Wooden Houses Part III" 04 Jun 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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