Floating Farmhouse | Tom Givone

The Floating Farmhouse is located in Eldred, New York, USA.

It was designed by Tom Givone.

Design Office    : Tom Givone

Location             : Eldred, New York, USA

Photographs    : Marlene Rounds

House in Miami | SLC Interiors

Design Office: SLC Interiors

Location: Miami, Usa

Photographs: joe Chartier-Petrelis

Black and White House | Fabi Architekten bda

Description by Fabi Architekten bda:

A house like an archetype. As a prelude to the castle “Schönberg” (12th century) at the Wehrgraben – site of a former guard house.

The house consists of two building volumes – one homogeneous, black saddle roof building lying turned and cantilevered on a white flat roof box. A minimal intrusion into the hillside topography. The volumes open up targeted to the natural space, the forest. The buildings to the sorroundings shine quiet and conciseness– unambiguity.

Diving into the slope the visitor develops the house over an underground wardrobes / reception room – is soaked up through the ray of light over a free overhanging stairs. Above: One-room for working, thinking, talking, eating, celebrating, relaxing,…..result of the failure of all irrelevancy – minimum. In the evening retreat into the belly of the house for cleaning, relaxing and sleeping.

Always accompany of the look in the nature room – diminution. Pure geometric out of lively material – monolithic with penetration.

On the Outside: granite crushed stone following the topography – of rough till fine – black aspahlt as a back gear. Sufficiency and respect for the place are the aims of buliding the future.


Design Office: Fabi Architekten bda

Location: Wenzenbach, Germany

Photographs: Herbert Stolz

The Moor Street Apartment by Clare Cousins Architects

Design Office: Clare Cousins Architects

Location: Fitzroy, Melbourne, Australia

Photographs: Shannon McGrath