Tag Holiday Houses

Selva Alegre in Ecuador, a sustainable residence by Leppanen Anker Arquitectura

02-06-2022

Selva Alegre in Ecuador, a sustainable residence by Leppanen Anker Arquitectura

A house created to draw inspiration from its surroundings, the Andes Mountains in Ecuador: this is Selva Alegre, a residence designed by the Leppanen Anker Arquitectura studio based in Quito. The idea is to propose a modern version of the historic Spanish hacienda, built using sustainable materials.

Local materials and traditions for RED Arquitectos’ Casa Numa

13-05-2022

Local materials and traditions for RED Arquitectos’ Casa Numa

Mexican studio RED Arquitectos, founded by Susana López González, built a holiday home on the island of Holbox off the north coast of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula using ecologically friendly local coconut palm wood.

Holiday Home exhibition at the Utzon Center in Aalborg

01-04-2022

Holiday Home exhibition at the Utzon Center in Aalborg

Timber cabin, cottage, palace: an exhibition at the Utzon Center in Aalborg, Denmark celebrates "holiday homes". Visitors are invited on a journey through the architecture and history of this type of building, which plays a key role in the cultural and architectural heritage of Denmark and will in the future focus on small, sustainable homes like the one built specifically for the exhibition by architect Bjarke Ingels and his studio, BIG.

Zuiderzicht, a sustainable tower designed by KCAP and evr-architecten in Antwerp

01-02-2022

Zuiderzicht, a sustainable tower designed by KCAP and evr-architecten in Antwerp

KCAP, in collaboration with the evr-architecten studio, have completed Zuiderzicht, an 80-metre-tall residential tower in Antwerp, Belgium. The tower is one of the new buildings in the Antwerp Nieuw Zuid district along the Scheldt river and stands out for its iconic double façade and close dialogue with the surrounding environment.

Senjavista, touching the stars with Bjørnådal Arkitektstudio

11-01-2022

Senjavista, touching the stars with Bjørnådal Arkitektstudio

A plan for a home set in a beautiful landscape in Norway offers architect Hans-Petter Bjørnådal of Bjørnådal Arkitektstudio an opportunity to experiment with camouflaging architecture in nature, drawing on the building traditions of the Sami.

FMD Architects’ CLT and aluminium home renovation project

07-01-2022

FMD Architects’ CLT and aluminium home renovation project

An Australian home has been renovated in contemporary style with a CLT frame and aluminium cladding.

Bak Gordon: House 2 in Porto

12-11-2021

Bak Gordon: House 2 in Porto

Ricardo Bak Gordon’s House 2 in Porto is a garden pavilion adjacent and complementary to a nineteenth-century villa which ensures continuity between life outdoors and life in the house. The task of prolonging the rural experience inside the urban home is entrusted to the materials.

Prodesi/Domesi designs small cottage inspired by a ship cabin

18-10-2021

Prodesi/Domesi designs small cottage inspired by a ship cabin

The latest project by the Czech architectural firm Prodesi/Domesi is a small holiday home inspired by a ship cabin. A cottage engaged in an intense dialogue with the nature of the artificial lake on whose shore it stands and characterised by a marked materiality projected by the careful attention to the surrounding environmental context.

Stemmer Rodrigues Arquitetura Ananda House - a house for yoga

18-08-2021

Stemmer Rodrigues Arquitetura Ananda House - a house for yoga

In Eldorado do Sul, in Brazil, the Stemmer Rodrigues Arquitetura studio has designed a house - studio with a bright space set aside for yoga lessons and meditation. The very name “Ananda” is a Sanskrit word that means supreme bliss and refers to a very well-known Yoga style. The slanted columns, reminiscent of natural tree trunks, and the large opening in the terrace on the first floor, through which a real tree grows, symbolize the pursuit of a connection between home and the harmony of nature that ultimately leads to supreme bliss.

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