Black Desert House

Black Desert House

The Black Desert House sits as a low profile yet outstanding dwelling in the middle of a desert landscape. And with panoramic views of the landscape from almost every room, including the dining living, bedrooms, and even the bathrooms, this distinctive retreat steals the heart.…

House for the Poem of the Right Angle

House for the Poem of the Right Angle

Three huge roof lights installed at odd angles in a secluded black house in the forest of Vilches in Chile. That’s the House for the ‘Poem of the Right Angle,’ inspired by Le Corbusier’s series of paintings with the same title. There is undoubtedly a…

PHOENIX HOUSE

PHOENIX HOUSE

Like a rising phoenix, this house inevitably attracts the eye of one and all. Abrupt desert elevations, endless landscape, and ruggedness of Arizona culminate to inspire the architectural design of the Phoenix House. Let’s explore this unique architectural masterwork by Messana O’Rorke.  The massive parallel…

Villa Kogelhof

Villa Kogelhof

Villa Kogelhof is an excellent precedent of futuristic ecological housing by Paul de Ruiter Architects. While what you may notice is a floating column of concrete, there is much more than what meets the eye. The floating and elongated upper level of the house is…

Amanali House

Amanali House

The Amanali House is a spectacular weekend retreat with no clear boundaries. It is located 35 minutes north of Mexico City, near the town of Tepeji del Rio. The beautiful Mexican landscapes surround the semi-rectangular site. Residents enjoy mild weather year-round with access to the…