The building evokes some of the characteristics elements of the Marche architecture, especially through the use of materials such as brick, typical of rural constructions. Two large and full shapes, white, clear, mediterranean, are resting on an “empty built” (the glass base) placed in the middle of a hortus conclusus (element dear to the Ascoli’s tradition).
Located in a remote bay in the Marlborough Sounds, this house emphasises the intimate qualities of the small bay. Set close to the water it runs along the contour as a two storey primary element incorporating living areas above and guest rooms below.
This House is the renovation of an existing 1970s house. Though renovated to Passive House standards of construction, the North facing views and sheets of glass prevented it from meeting Passive House energy calculations. At the time of its completion this house renovation is probably the second most energy-efficient structure on Long Island.
Set on a narrow lot on a private ski development, this house is conceived as a contemporany reinterpretation of the traditional chalet. Its form retains the convention of a gable roof yet is reduced to an elegant two storey volume in which the top floor slides forward, engaginf an adjacent ski hill on axis with the chalet.
Living in a treehouse is the dream of almost every child. Some of us were lucky enough to have had one, while others can only aspire to build one for their children. This is an inspirational post featuring some of the most beautiful and original treehouses around the world.
This new home for a couple is located on a corner, narrow, sloping site at the east end of South Perth with sweeping panoramic views of the Swan River and Perth City that extends from Kings Park to the Darling Ranges.
Allied Works was commissioned to design a residence, guesthouse and private gallery on 350 acres in Dutchess County, New York. Located on the eastern slopes of the Hudson River Valley, the site consists of rolling hills, open meadow and dense hardwood forest. Each of the three buildings responds to a particular landscape. The guest house was the first of these to be completed.