Frey House II is, as the name clearly suggests, one of the two houses Swiss architect Albert Frey has built for himself in Palm Springs, California. The 800 square foot building overlooks the desert resort and seamlessly disappears into the mountain. It was purposefully designed to recede into the rocky landscape and to offer a very strong connection with the outdoors.
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Could you imagine Walter White living in a beach house like this? Probably not, since he never really got the chance to put his money to good use. However, the actor who plays him in Breaking Bad did. Three Palms is the eco-friendly beach retreat where Bryan Cranston and his family get to spend their vacations and summers.
If you happen to be in San Juan Island, Washington, and simply watch over the hills, you may not see anything special. What if I told you there is a beautiful house somewhere out there? Seen from a distance or from certain angles, this residence seems to be part of the landscape. And it is, if I think about it.
When it’s hot outside and you get tired just thinking about anything work-related, a tiny cabin where you can go and simply relax and unwind seems like a heavenly place. Cabins are indeed excellent for spending the summer vacation in, especially if they’re located somewhere beautiful, with panoramic views and nature everywhere around them.
False Bay Writer’s Cabin.
Located in Gheut, Belgium, this single-family home was built inside an old industrial building/warehouse. It was a project by NU Architectuuratelier and the house still features the original red brick facade and the industrial roof. The interior, however, has been renovated and reorganized. Now the house a concrete, wood and steel structure which houses three shipping containers. The containers each serve a different purpose.
Designed by Wiel Arets Architects, the Jellyfish House impressed us in terms of architecture and beyond. The setting offers a special charm to this residence; you can find it on the Mediterranean coast of Spain, in Marbella. The three story house is almost entirely built of poured in place white-concrete.