The 50 Best Houses of 2020 (So Far)

The 50 Best Houses of 2020 (So Far)

We've recently passed the halfway point of 2020, and to date, we've published hundreds of residential projects featuring distinct ways of living on ArchDaily. In a year marked by the worst health crisis that humanity has experienced in the last century, the Covid-19 pandemic, the house has gained new meanings and values, reiterating that no matter how diverse its program, a home's purpose is to shelter its inhabitants.

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Context, topography, scale, materials, budget and user desires are a range of aspects (and challenges) that define the most varied architectural solutions. It is no surprise that residential works are the most popular project category on ArchDaily. In the list below you'll find the residences that gained the most interest, featuring the 50 most popular projects across the whole ArchDaily network during the first half of 2020.

CH House / ODDO architects

© Hoang Le photography

IH Residence / andramatin

© Mario Wibowo

Blind House / BOONDESIGN

© Wison Tungthunya & W Workspace Company Limited

Riverside House / Three Sixty Architecture

© Simon Devitt

Stairway House / nendo

© Daici Ano

On The Water House / Nikken Sekkei

© Gankosha, Harunori Noda

Villa Mandra / K-Studio

© Claus Brechenmacher & Reiner Baumann Photography

Escobar House / Luciano Kruk

© Daniela Mac Adden

The Sanctuary House / Feldman Architecture

© Joe Fletcher

House BF / Paz Arquitectura

© Andrés Asturias

River House / Alexis Dornier




Guha / RAW Architecture

© Eric Dinardi

Amagansett Modular House / MB Architecture

© Matthew Carbone

Kodikara House / Lalith Gunadasa Architects

© Dilanka Bandara

Bin & Bon House / H.a

© Quang Dam

Expandable House Part 02 / Urban Rural Systems

© Carlina Teteris

Qishe Courtyard / ARCHSTUDIO

© Qingshan Wu

Melt House / SAI Architectural Design Office

© Norihito Yamauchi

House For Simple Stay / Skupaj Arhitekti + mKutin arhitektura

© Miran Kambič

Residence WULF / CAS architecten

© Tim Van de Velde

Rehabilitation of a Single-Family Home in Miraflores / fuertespenedo arquitectos

© Héctor Santos-Díez

Small House 01 / 90odesign

© Cung Vit

MU50 House / Teke Architects Office

© Altkat Architectural Photography

Ha Long Villa / VTN Architects

© Hiroyuki Oki

Extension of an Old Family House / Architekti B.K.P.Š

© Tomáš Manina

The Roof House / Looklen Architects

© Varp Studio

LR2 House / Montalba Architects

© Kevin Scott

House in Amagasaki / uemachi laboratory

© Kazushi Hirano

S-House / GALI Associates

© Link Studio

Shade House / Ayutt and Associates design

© Chalermwat Wongchompoo

Sierra Fría House / ESRAWE

© César Béjar

House in Tezukayama / Fujiwaramuro Architects

© Toshiyuki Yano

Zicatela House / Ludwig Godefroy Architecture

© Rory Gardiner

House Akerdijk / Arjen Reas Architects

© Luc Buthker

Concrete House / Matt Gibson Architecture

© Derek Swalwell


© Miran Kambič

2m26 Kyoto House / 2M26

© soukousha (Yuya Miki)

K.Krit Residence / Octane architect & design

© Rungkit Charoenwat

House V / Martin Skoček

© Matej Hakár

Eclipse house / I/O architects

© Assen Emilov

Monteblanco 26 House / Warm Architects

© César Béjar

North Bondi House / James Garvan Architecture

© Katherine Lu

Dolunay Villa / Foster + Partners

© Nigel Young / Foster + Partners

Ca l’Amo House / Marià Castelló Martínez

Cortesia de Marià Castelló Martínez

House in Salto de Pirapora / Vereda Arquitetos

© André Scarpa

Merida House / Ludwig Godefroy Architecture

© Rory Gardiner

8.5 House / DOG

© Satoshi Takae + Shinkenchiku

Sleepless Residence / WARchitect

© Rungkit Charoenwat

Gafanha House / Filipe Pina

© João Morgado

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Cite: Delaqua, Victor. "The 50 Best Houses of 2020 (So Far)" [As 50 melhores casas de 2020 (até agora)] 12 Jul 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884


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