Category Archives: Houses

The Laurel Residence, Houston, Texas

Laurel Residence is a sustainable two-story residence completed by StudioMET, a Houston-based architectural firm. Located in Houston, Texas, the house was designed for a comfortable and relaxing living, with focus on energy efficient features. Inside, a large open area, which includes the kitchen, living and dinning room, is connected with the covered patio outside through big windows, which allow the light to flow into the home.  Low maintenance materials were used …

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Villa Veth, Netherlands

Completed by Rotterdam-based studio 123DV, Villa Veth is located in Hattem, Netherlands. This 5,100-square-foot residence is built on a magnificent landscape, surrounded by forest, meadows, sandy dunes, willow bushes and grasslands. The living area is oriented towards the south, and provided with large glass walls, which minimize the inside-outside boundary and let the sun and natural light flow into the house. The living room features beautiful black-and-white furniture, which gives an …

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Lighthouse 65 in Hill Head, England

Situated in Hill Head, on the south coast of England, UK, the Lighthouse 65 was designed by AR Design Studio, and completed this year. The 2,000-square-foot residence features 3 bedrooms, each of them offering magnificent views of the Isle of Wight and the Solent. The owners enjoy complete privacy, as the house was built 7 meters below the level of the road, the roof being used as a parking lot for …

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Casa del Pico, Spain

Located in Spain, the Casa del Pico residence was completed by ÁBATON studio. This 3,143-square-foot two story residence is built on a high slope covered in granite. The irregular bottom of the swimming pool tries to imitate the shape of this rock. The ground floor, which includes the living area, was designed to be in contact with the outside space and the garden. The second floor features the sitting room and …

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The Cottesloe House, Australia

Completed in 2009 by Australian architect Paul Burnham, the Cottesloe House is a 4,300 square foot two-story mansion situated in Cottesloe, Western Australia. The residence blends perfectly into the surrounding area. The basement garage is set at the street level thanks to the raised site, and the upper level is situated at the maximum height allowed by the planning scheme, to offer beautiful views of the surroundings. The ground floor includes …

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Meacham Residence in Evergreen, Colorado

Located on a 10-acre lot in Evergreen, Jefferson County, Colorado, this stunning eco-friendly residence was completed in 2008 by Entasis Group. It is a contemporary home with four bedrooms and five bathrooms. It offers 6,983 square feet of space spread over two-stories. Currently listed at $,2.888 million, the Meacham Residence (this is its name) was designed by brothers Brian and Aaron Ojala of Entasis Group. It is set in the foothills …

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Helena House Project by StudioMet

Situated in Houston, Texas, the Helena House Project was completed in 2010 by StudioMet. The two-story home features an inviting and spacious interior setting, which reflects the lives of the people inhabiting this residence. The uniqueness of this contemporary building is given by the forms and colors of the exterior, functional spaces and impressive design.

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Laurie Frick’s Residence, by KRBD Studio

This house was designed by the KRBD studio, for the artist Laurie Frick. It is a 1,600-square-foot single level residence, located in Austin, Texas, USA. The home includes a bedroom, two bathrooms, a 700-square-foot studio and a pool. The ingeniously designed building comprises a number of 16’ structural steel bays, which are rapped with a metal-clad SIP cowl.The architects used glazing and tigerwood for the entire house, except for the studio, …

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