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Set amidst a volcanic boulder field in a pine and fir forest, Creek House is a family retreat that inhabits an existing outcrop clearing at the edge of the spring fed Martis Creek. Near the base of Lookout Mountain at Northstar California Resort, the house is conceived in plan as three directional bars that slide between and alongside the boulders...
Project name
Creek House
Architecture firm
Faulkner Architects
Location
Truckee, California, USA
Photography
Joe Fletcher Photography
Located on a steep terrain in heavy bushland, the design evolved around the concept of repurposing used shipping containers into a small yet bespoke family home. The expression of raw materials juxtaposed within the native and extraordinary landscape became the cornerstone of the design. Constraints included bushfire controls, protection of native...
Project name
Container House
Architecture firm
Rama Architects
Location
Church Point, Sydney, Australia
Photography
Toby Peet
Located on a rural site on Whidbey island, a local family sought a new home and retreat on their family farm. Out of respect for turn-of-the-century agricultural buildings on the property, the home tucks into the edge of a densely forested hillside, overlooking chicken sheds, a weathered red barn, cattle fields, and a fishing pond.
Project name
Whidbey Island Farm Retreat
Architecture firm
mwworks
Location
Whidbey Island, Washington, USA
Photography
Kevin Scott
Meta mansion concept design for metaverse world without limitation. Imagine a magnetic field holding your jet in its parking in real life, and your jet is a smaller version of your mansion. 
Project name
Palm Meta Mansion
Architecture firm
Negar Akd
Location
Fictional
Tools used
Autodesk 3ds Max, Lumion, Adobe Photoshop
A series of family cabins hidden in the forest, overlooking Washington's Hood Canal and inspired by the native killdeer bird. The retreat is an expression of ‘tactile modernism’, connecting the family to the sensation and physical experiences of the Puget sound ecosystem.
Project name
Hood Cliff Retreat
Architecture firm
Wittman Estes Architecture+Landscape
Location
Hood Canal, Hansville, WA
Photography
Andrew Pogue
The building site had a significant influence on the design for this house. Layered with intense geologic history at the base of a three-million-year-old volcano, the site is a north-facing 20-degree slope with equal parts refuge and prospect at 6,300 feet above mean sea level.
Project name
Lookout House
Architecture firm
Faulkner Architects
Location
Truckee, California, USA
Photography
Joe Fletcher Photography
The concept is located in a pine forest. The main idea of the design is to preserve as many trees as possible and let the trees play a significant role in the design processes and be a part of the design itself.
Project name
Forest House
Architecture firm
Omar Hakim
Location
United States
Tools used
Rhinoceros 3D, Grasshopper, Lumion , Adobe Photoshop
Overlooking Queenstown’s Lake Wakatipu and boasting stunning views out to Cecil Peak and the nearby mountain ranges, Waiora is possibly New Zealand’s finest home. Peacefully nestled in an exclusive gated community surrounded by the sights and sounds of nature, the home is just a short 8-minute drive from the heart of Queenstown.
Project name
Waiora
Location
Queenstown, New Zealand
Tools used
Autodesk 3ds Max, Corona Renderer, Adobe Photoshop