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The houses are masterful exercises in restraint, allowing flexibility for the uses and celebrating the landscape from the terrace.

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The first order for this house came from friends of the architect who wanted to build a prefabricated house from a catalog. In response, Simounet took up the challenge of presenting them with a project with the same surface area (around 50 m2) and price. It was necessary to combine intimacy and..

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Porto Cheli House

Porto Cheli, Greece
by Atelier 66

The house combines indoor rooms and outdoor spaces to maximize the views towards the sea and to take advantage of the prevailing winds.

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Hartley House

Costa Paradiso, Sardinia, Italy
by Alberto Ponis

The landscape of the Costa Paradiso in the district of Trinita d’Agultu e Vignola is truly epic. Its bizarre, sharply pointed rock pinnacles, set close together, look as if they have once been the nests of prehistoric animals or the unidentifiable fossilised remains of some creature that once..

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Can Lis

Mallorca, Spain
by Jørn Utzon

Jørn Utzon had been affected, at the beginning of his career, when he learnt that the celebrated Swedish architect, Gunnar Asplund, had died of stress. On his death bed, Asplund asked his son whether all this effort had really been worth while. These words came back to Utzon years later when,..

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Home of Revolution

Nikšić, Montenegro
by Marko Mušič

The original design brief for the Home of Revolution (Dom Revolucije) stipulated that the building’s surface area should measure 7,230 square meters. However, during the design process, the surface area tripled to 21,738 square meters. Dom Revolucije was built as a memorial to those who died..

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Hotel Fjord

Kotor, Montenegro
by Zlatko Ugljen

Hotel Fjord stands in a prime location, at the very end of Boka Kotorska Bay and close to Kotor’s historic center, a UNESCO-protected site. The design by Zlatko Ugljen, a Yugoslavian architect of Bosnian origin, was selected through an open architecture competition. When it was completed in 1986,..

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Törten Estate

Dessau, Germany
by Hubert Hoffmann, ...

During the Weimar Republic in Germany (1919 - 1933) the shortage of affordable residential housing, made social housing one of the priorities of communal politics. The City of Dessau took advantage of the expertise of the Bauhaus which had previously moved to Dessau and commissioned the Bauhaus..

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