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Set within the rolling terrain of West Lake Hills, Texas, the Live Oak Ridge Residence is designed to take advantage of the surrounding tree-top views. The goal was to create a home that could be both private from the street and open toward the rolling hills.
Project name
Live Oak Ridge Residence
Architecture firm
KOA - Keyes Office of Architecture
Location
West Lake Hills, Texas, United States
Photography
Leonid Furmansky
We recreated a structure in the shape of a palm tree to integrate the space into the environment and recreate in a cinematographic way a scene that could be part of the context and coexist in it, this concept is a strategy of simplicity that invites us to be, look, explore and function in the landscape and with it.
Project name
Rainbow Kiss
Architecture firm
Veliz Arquitecto
Location
Miami
Tools used
SketchUp, Lumion, Adobe Photoshop
Owners Joe Sundberg, Rachel Johnson, and Patrick Thalasinos have opened their second restaurant on a small neighborhood street in Seattle. Rupee Bar, a follow up to the trio’s well-regarded restaurant Manolin also designed in collaboration with Heliotrope Architects was built entirely by the owners themselves. Inspired by the owners’ journeys to So...
Project name
Rupee Bar
Architecture firm
Heliotrope Architects
Location
Seattle, Washington, USA
Photography
Noah Forbes, Nate Watters, Aaron Leitz
The pavilions are a series of independent 250-square-foot structures, each of the three pavilions is designed to provide an immersive, privately hosted wine-tasting experience in the landscape. As modest additions to an established 280-acre winery estate in Napa Valley, each pavilion reflects the founder’s desire for architecture that will harmoniz...
Project name
Quintessa Pavilions
Architecture firm
Walker Warner Architects
Location
Napa Valley, California, USA
Photography
Matthew Millman
This Andalusia-inspired home was designed for a former antiques dealer and connoisseur of the arts—an aerie retreat featuring lush terraces and gracious rooms. Here, space, art, objets d’art, and antique furnishings conspire to create a highly personal expression of home. The design leverages the particularly narrow site (25-foot-wide-by-110-foot-d...
Project name
Dolores Heights Residence
Architecture firm
Richard Beard Architects
Location
San Francisco, California
Photography
Matthew Millman
There’s something singularly magical about the northern California coast, where wildflower-laden bluffs meet the churning pacific and gray whales seasonally leap from the waves. This landscape was like a siren call to a couple, both Massachusetts natives, who craved a return to life by the ocean.
Project name
Coastal Retreat
Architecture firm
Walker Warner Architects
Location
Northern California Coast, USA
Photography
Matthew Millman
A family home unites the demands of an extensive program with hierarchy, plasticity, natural light, views, blurring of interior/exterior space and a unique connection to the natural landscape. Building elements are organized into attached/detached pavilions based on program, hierarchy of structure and levels of privacy. The pavilions are dislocated...
Project name
The Point
Architecture firm
Kor Architects
Location
Washington, USA
Photography
Benjamin Benschneider, Aaron Leitz
This Highcliff Residence was designed for a retired couple who were looking for their forever home that would meet their current and future needs. To fit into the context of the neighborhood, the single story house was designed with a single sloping roof that extends upward and outward to capture the views of the cityscape.
Project name
Highcliff Residence
Architecture firm
Colega Architects
Location
Torrance, California, USA
Photography
Weldon Brewster