How to Get a Winter Vacation Rental on the Cheap

From cute log cabins to floor level condos by the beach, there are lots of places you can rent a lovely home for the winter. If you’re retired, or just have the opportunity to go on an extended trip, winter c...
Black & White Minimalist Chalet by Atelier Kastelic Buffey

Black & White Chalet by Atelier Kastelic Buffey

Toronto firm Atelier Kastelic Buffey has recently completed a minimalistic black and white chalet in Ontario's Blue Mountains, echoing the forms of the area's traditional barns and farmhouses. The residence, d...
Kirkwood House by Jailmake, London

Jailmake Refurbishes 1960s House in London’s Peckham

South London studio Jailmake has refurbished this 1960s house in Peckham, opening up the ground floor to a spacious garden. The most dramatic change is the ground floor extension, creating a full width ki...
Newtown House by Kohei Yukawa + Hiroto Kawaguchi

Newtown House by Kohei Yukawa + Hiroto Kawaguchi

Japanese architects Kohei Yukawa and Hiroto Kawaguchi teamed up to design this single family house in Kyoto overlooking the picturesque japanese landscape. Within the Newtown House, Japanese architects rearra...
PH Lavalleja by CCPM Arquitectos, Buenos Aires

PH Lavalleja by CCPM Arquitectos, Buenos Aires

Set into a gap in a tightly packed neighbourhood in Buenos Aires, this small and narrow townhouse has been designed by Argentinian practice CCPM Arquitectos. PH is the name given to a traditional housing typol...
Paarman Tree House by Malan Voster, Cape Town

Paarman Tree House by Malan Voster, Cape Town

South African studio Malan Voster has recently designed the Paarman Tree House, a cozy reterat in Cape Town that resembles a tree house, which offers views among the trees.  The architects have been involved w...
Viking Seaside Summer Cabin by Freaks Architects

Viking Seaside Summer Cabin by FREAKS

Paris-based studio Freaks Architects has recently refurbished a preexisting concrete fishing shack built in the 50's on a rock, facing the sea on the west coast of France, in the Cotentin region, where came ...
House in Achladies by Lydia Xynogala, Greece

House in Achladies by Lydia Xynogala, Greece

Set on a sloping triangular site facing the Aegean Sea in the small Greek island of Skiathos, House in Achladies, designed by the New York-based architectural practice of Lydia Xynogala, is conceived as a serie...
Štajnhaus by Ora Architects

Guest House in Mikulov by ORA Architects

ORA Architects has recently transformed a acient house with a Renaissance core from the 16th century, which has been damaged many times over the years, into an modern guest house located in the former Jewish qu...
SH House Paulo Martins

Paulo Martins Revamps A Countryside House in Portugal

Designed by Portuguese architect Paulo Martins, this countryside house in Sever do Vouga, Portugal, with an useful floor area of 45 sqm, is the perfect place for a weekend break. With the original structure la...
Superkül Compass House Mulmur, Canada

Superkül Designs Compass House in Mulmur

Designed as a weekend home for a family of six, the Compass House by Toronto-based architecture firm Superkül takes its name from the clients’ desire to chart a new course as they transition from an extende...
KGDVS Designs Ring-Shaped Solo House in Spain

KGDVS Designs Ring-Shaped Solo House in Spain

Nestled between trees in the mountainous region of Matarraña, two hours south of Barcelona, this ring-shaped residence is the second completed Solo House, a series of dream holiday homes designed by leading ar...
House with Eleven Views by Marc Koehler Architects

House with Eleven Views by Marc Koehler

House with Eleven Views was designed by Amsterdam-based practice Marc Koehler Architects as an abstract white box, set in the beautiful landscape in Almere, The Netherlands. Five small artificial islands mark ...
Tropical House by Design Work Group, India

Tropical House by Design Work Group, India

Recently completed by Indian architecture firm Design Work Group in Saniya Hemad, India, Tropical House is a weekend residence, away from the city noises, into the woods. The 900 sqm residence rests on the edg...
Skyline House by Terry & Terry Architecture, Oakland

Skyline House by Terry & Terry Architecture, Oakland

Terry & Terry Architecture has rebuilt an existing post 1991 Fire-storm house, set high on top of the Eastbay mountain range overlooking the city of Oakland, featuring an unobstructed view’s toward the s...