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20/07/2018
Summer is coming and with it, many of us decided to renovate the appearance of our homes, either by changing their image or taking measures to effectively isolate it from the outside temperatures, sometimes so high in the summertime. Therefore, if you do not want to waste your money on air conditioning, these tips can […]
02/07/2018
Stäfa is a small town located in the canton of Zurich, near the Zurich Lake. Placed within this beautiful natural site is Skyfall. This 3 tier project is situated on a hill offering spectacular views of the natural surroundings. Skyfall is 305 m2 in size and consists of 3 individual one level apartments. The apartments […]
26/06/2018
Located in Crach, in the French region of Britanny, this 164 m2 modern project, with a winter garden, was designed for being the habitual residence of a couple and hosting guests. It stands out for its location and the comfort provided during all the year.  To integrate the project into the natural environment, a heritage […]
22/06/2018
The city of Pléneuf Val André, located in Brittany (France), is a natural spa, where sea lovers can enjoy some of the best beaches in northern France. Located in the paradisiacal site is this detached house, which stands out for its balanced and bright image and for the efficiency of its facade and roof. Laure […]

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05/06/2018
Located between 650 and 750 metres above sea level, the village of Bilhères en Ossau (France) dominates the surrounding landscape. The area has seen an influx of residents from other towns, keen to build modern houses that can make the most of the breathtakingly beautiful views of the nearby valley and mountains. This bioclimatic house is […]
22/05/2018
Contemporary houses and buildings are usually designed to be noticed and to astonish. They normally have clean lines and large windows. Some feature concrete structures wrapped in glass or aluminium screens, asymmetric facades, and, natural materials such as slate, amongst others. Natural slate is a material used since ancient times due to its magnificent properties […]
07/05/2018
Starting as an affordable housing solution, modular homes have evolved over time, now coming in all shapes and sizes, some of them featuring cutting-edge design. Sometimes referred as “the future of housing“, they have become increasingly fashionable as an environmentally friendly solution. Modular homes are built in separate parts or “modules”, normally in a factory, […]
17/04/2018
Isabel Fernández arquitectura-sostenible.es The concept of sustainability in construction is an imposition in today’s architecture and, for this reason, a new trend has appeared. It consists of using words like sustainable, ecological, green or similar ones when describing construction products. Some materials, for example, might cause high CO2 emissions during their production process, but can […]

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