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Decorating your home is one of the fun things about moving into a new place or building your home from start to finish. That being said you might not pay attention to things like privacy until later on when you notice that the neighbors can see directly into your bedroom from the window or balcony doors. If you find yourself in this position there’...
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Allen Brown
Photography
Peter Bennetts (cover image),
ORCA Design: The HOUSE A + P 3305, a piece of contemporary architecture, which combines landscaping and interior design in a single proposal. The concept is based on taking advantage of the environment and the visuals of the project, because it is in a privileged area in the city of Ambato in Ecuador.
Project name
House A+P 3305
Architecture firm
ORCA Design Ecuador
Location
Ambato, Ecuador
Tools used
Autodesk Revit, Unreal Engine, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Photoshop
Kulthome: Introducing our next architectural project, which is located in Vahakni Residential Community, in Armenia. Private House with a land area of about 1000 ㎡. This is a two stories house which also has a basement. As for green zone it is about 750 ㎡. 
Project name
Vahakni Private House
Architecture firm
Kulthome
Location
Vahakni Residential Community, Yerevan, Armenia
Tools used
AutoCAD, Autodesk 3ds Max, V-ray, ArchiCAD, Adobe Photoshop
Ensamble Studio: Ca'n Terra is the house of the earth: first just that, earth; after quarry, voided from its Mares stone; then used by the military as ammunition dump during the Spanish Civil War and later abandoned, to be rediscovered decades later and come to be architecture.
Project name
Ca'n Terra
Architecture firm
Ensamble Studio
Location
Menorca, Spain
Photography
Ensamble Studio
Villa Z in Amsterdam by StudioHercules is a large modernist expansion of two storeys. Strong rectangular lines characterize the house that reminds of a luxury Ibiza villa.
Project name
StudioHercules
Location
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Photography
Ayelt van Veen www.ayelt.nl and Jurrit van der Waal for TheArtOfLiving
Cristián Romero Valente: The WV house is located on a gentle slope in the town of Los Molles, Chile. The volume of the house was worked horizontally and at the same time was rotated, in order to give all the spaces a leading view of the ocean and the Puquén biopark.
Project name
WV House
Architecture firm
Cristián Romero Valente
Location
Los Molles, Valparaíso region, Chile
Photography
Nicolás Saieh
Jaco Booyens Architect together with SAOTA restores Buffelsdrift, an award-winning farm located west of Ladismith in the arid Klein Karoo region of South Africa. SAOTA specialises in contemporary architecture and has designed luxury homes around the world, however, when SAOTA Director, Greg Truen acquired the farm in 2016 it was important to him to...
Project name
Buffelsdrift
Architecture firm
Jaco Booyens Architect & SAOTA
Location
Ladismith, South Africa
Photography
Adam Letch