Category Archives: Swimming Pool

Cascading Sustainable Creek House

Cascading Creek House is a single family 11,796-square-foot residence in Texas, USA, designed by Bercy Chen Studio. The house has some amazing sustainable features such as photovoltaics, hydronic heating and cooling and rainwater collection. Rainwater is collected in a natural basin created by the specially configured roof. From here, water, energy and heat flow through a system of photovoltaic and solar hot-water panels to provide the heating and cooling of the …

Cascading Sustainable Creek House (41) Cascading Sustainable Creek House (40) Cascading Sustainable Creek House (39) Read more »

The Malibu Whitewater Sanctuary

The Malibu Whitewater Sanctuary raises proudly upon a 7,600-square-foot lot, in one of the most pristine places, Malibu, California, USA. Eric Knight, William King, Mike Jacobs and Delbra Waldrip managed to create a beautiful 6-bedroom, 7-and-a-half bathroom residence. From the initial price of $7.85 million, it is now available at $6.45 million. Buy it now! Source: Stephen Udoff

The Malibu Whitewater Sanctuary (42) The Malibu Whitewater Sanctuary (41) The Malibu Whitewater Sanctuary (40) Read more »

House Heidehof, Stuttgard, Germany

Situated in Stuttgart, Germany, House Heidehof was completed in 2008 by Alexander Brenner Architects studio. The designers managed to incorporate the building into the triangular-shaped plot, by placing it parallel to the road. The wood-clad garage wall, the pool walls rising in front of the house and the layers of garden offer privacy to the owners, protecting them from any unwanted looks. After crossing the entrance gate, one can see a …

House Heidehof, Stuttgard, Germany (39) House Heidehof, Stuttgard, Germany (38) House Heidehof, Stuttgard, Germany (37) Read more »

The JKC1 House in Bukit Timah, Singapore

JKC1 House is a single family residence, recently completed by ONG&ONG Singapore-based studio. The house is situated in the most expensive district in Singapore, called Bukit Timah. The building has two floors. The first one is occupied by the kitchen, laundry, and the living and dining area, which forms a continuous space that opens towards the pool and the front lawn. The second floor includes the master suite with bathroom and …

The JKC1 House in Bukit Timah, Singapore (21) The JKC1 House in Bukit Timah, Singapore (20) The JKC1 House in Bukit Timah, Singapore (19) Read more »

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 …

The Laurel Residence, Houston, Texas (9) The Laurel Residence, Houston, Texas (8) The Laurel Residence, Houston, Texas (7) Read more »

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 …

Casa del Pico, Spain (23) Casa del Pico, Spain (22) Casa del Pico, Spain (21) Read more »

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.

Helena House Project by StudioMet (8) Helena House Project by StudioMet (7) Helena House Project by StudioMet (6) Read more »

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, …

Read more »