Designed by Arbol, this Japanese row house appears as a closed, flat form. But once inside, the interior is open and layered, filled with sunlight and fresh air.
Architect Lucy Clemenger borrowed scenery from the neighbouring Victoria Gardens, and the principles of shakkei, to create an inner-city home connected to green landscape.
Arcke designed an L-shaped house with passive solar design and tactile materiality to create engagement with the house, climate and land.
It goes without saying that there is much to love about every house in the 2019 Habitus House of the Year selection. But when it comes to co-existing in harmony with nature and enjoying indoor-outdoor living, these five projects take the cake.
Designed by LAYAN and The Flaming Beacon, an illuminated façade screen transforms the interior of Light House with ever-changing light and shadows dependent on the seasons and time of day.
Michele De Lucchi has been at the forefront of progressive design for more than four decades, producing work that has become seminal in the history of design.
Borrowing elements from traditional dwellings, K59 Atelier has designed Tile Roof House to withstand the tropical monsoon climate and contribute to the cultural identity of Ho Chi Minh City.