Island Retreat Matiatia Bay on Waiheke Island, New Zealand - In pictures: World Architecture Festival 2012 Awards

In pictures: World Architecture Festival 2012 Awards

The Island Retreat on Waiheke Island, New Zealand by Fearon Hay Architects. Interiors by Penny Hay, photography by Patrick Reynolds

On North Bruny Island in Tasmania, Australia, John Wardle Architects designed an amazing modern wooden property.

Shearers Quarters House is a minimalist property designed by John Wardle Architects, located on a working sheep farm in Bruny Island, Tasmania, Australia.

this look is not what we are after, but the use of sliding screens for both solar control and security when the property is unattended is a good idea to consider.

Band sawn sheets of ply painted black with perforated metal screens. Sandhills road house by Fearon Hay Architects - Great Barrier Island, New Zealand. Brilliant simple and effective

Mountain Retreat is a small structure set within a high country station, adjacent to lake Wakatipu in Queenstown, New Zealand. The colours...

The Mountain Retreat, Central Otago, Queenstown by New Zealand architectural firm Fearon Hay. Edgy and awe-inspiring.

Residencia Fray León House, Chile | #pool #lappool

Santiago-based studio 57 Studio has completed the Fray leon House project. Built in this single family contemporary residence is located in Santiago, Chile.

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Lee + Mundwiler Architects - Lai Residence © photo Jessica Haye and Clark Hsiao

integrating the natural backdrop of the site into the living atmosphere of the interior, the design features bands of windows at different elevations and directions, lending an added sense of depth to the space.

Retreat in far away places. the wooden forest JD house designed by BAK Architects in the forest of Mar Azul, in the Argentinian province of Buenos Aires

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Studio Four's Ridge Road Residence is a sustainable home with a blackened timber facade set on a dramatic site outside of Melbourne, Australia. The home's simple volumetric spaces harness green building strategies to make the overall project very The an 4

Sentosa House in Singapore by Beige

This is Sentosa Cove, use modern architecture with open living spaces and glass walled by Beige Interior. Sentosa cove use large plate-glass windows as well as outdoor lounge areas to increase the living space and also to bring the sense…Read more ›