architecture Category Archives

Garden House, Toronto

Architectural firm LGA have designed the Garden House in Toronto, Canada. LGA employed a number of strategies to create a spacious interior that belies its small footprint and modest street elevation. They organized the open concept interiors by cleverly defining rooms without closing off most spaces.

El Mirador – amazing home in Mexico

CC Arquitectos have designed El Mirador, a single bedroom home located in Mexico. The project corresponds to surroundings – forest and lake area can be particularly appreciated. The materials used are from the region, also, railroad ties from old train tracks where recycled for the exterior of the pavilion.

House in the Colorado Rocky Mountains,

Houses embedded in the earth are becoming a specialty of Gluck+, the New York architect-led design-build firm formerly known as Peter Gluck and Partners. The reasons are compelling–the grass roofs reduce energy loads and their low profile doesn’t impinge on the natural landscape.

Casa MM, Mexico

Casa MM located in Tapalpa, Mexico. This creative project is composed of two residences. Flexible use of space, and a desire to connect with the outdoors where key elements in the design of both houses.

West Village Townhouse

Located in historic Greenwich Village, NY, designed by BWArchitects this extensive reconstruction of a 1840s townhouse fuses past and present into a new, sophisticated 4,000 square foot home. Industrial details of structural steel and an exposed manually-geared hardware operate a pivoting glass and steel Penthouse wall.