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Architecture firm Prentiss + Balance + Wickline, have designed a multi-level, modern wood house in Friday Harbor, Washington State, that’s anchored into the rocky slope.Stacked boxes that end in … Modern Wood House, Wooden House Design, Modern Family House, Cabin Design, Seattle Architecture, Modern Architecture, Architecture Quotes, Sustainable Architecture, House On A Hill

“Delightfully surprising” green-roofed island home cascades down a rocky slope

Seattle-based Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects completed Bailer Hill, a house comprising a cascading stack of timber-clad boxes in the San Juan Islands.

When Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects was asked to design a vacation home on the San Juan Islands of Washington state, the Classic House Design, Modern House Design, San Juan Islands, House Roof, House 2, Modern Exterior, Architect Design, Sustainable Design, Contemporary Architecture

Green-roofed vacation home embraces old-growth trees in the San Juan Islands

Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects designed the North Bay house, a holiday home in the San Juan Islands that embraces views of the water and existing trees.

Exterior, Green Roof Material, House Building Type, Flat RoofLine, and Concrete Siding Material Photo 14 of 15 in An Expansive Grass Roof Tops This Modern Brazilian Home Green Building, Building A House, Concrete Siding, Studio Mk27, Roofing Options, Residential Roofing, Roof Covering, Roof Architecture, Roof Design

This modern solar-powered retreat is topped with a massive green roof

Brazilian architecture firm Studio MK27 designed the Planar House, a contemporary solar-powered holiday retreat outside São Paulo, Brazil for a family of five.

Copenhagen-based firm has recently broken ground on Aquabella, a LEED-certified building for Toronto's former industrial waterfront. Sustainable Architecture, Sustainable Design, Residential Building Design, Toronto Photography, Landscape Plans, Green Building, Urban Design, Mansions, House Styles

3XN breaks ground on Aquabella, a LEED-certified building on Toronto's waterfront

Copenhagen-based firm 3XN has recently broken ground on Aquabella, a LEED-certified building for Toronto's former industrial waterfront.

Completed in 2017 in Vancouver, Canada. Images by Michael Elkan. Located in Vancouver, Canada, this residential project by Arno Matis Architecture features façade openings that are programmed to provide passive. Concept Architecture, Residential Architecture, Architecture Details, Modern Architecture, Arno, Vancouver, Green Roof Benefits, Roofing Options, Design Exterior

Aperture-like windows maximize shading in this stunning Vancouver residence

When Arno Matis Architecture was tapped to help reshape the identity of Vancouver's Cambie Street, they did so with the design of Aperture, a beautiful site-responsive residential development. Built to LEED Gold specifications, Aperture maximizes passive shading and is topped with green roofs.

Fragments of architecture — Secret Gardens House / Spasm Architects Photos ©. garden architecture Fragments of architecture — Secret Gardens House / Spasm Architects Photos ©. Ahmedabad, Luxury Homes Exterior, Exterior Design, Garden Architecture, Architecture Design, Lush Garden, Home And Garden, Garden Pool, Archdaily Mexico

Bold, monolithic stone home in India reveals its secret gardens

Mumbai-based firm, Spasm Design recently unveiled a bold, monolithic home made from Dhrangadhra stone. The House of Secret Gardens has various access points to the outside, which includes vibrant greenery and an elevated rooftop garden. Discover the hidden beauty within this bold stone residence.

Japanese architect Makoto Suzuki has designed his own live-work space made up of interlocking timber-clad buildings near Sapporo on Hokkaido island. Cabin Design, House Design, Piscina Interior, Timber Cabin, Cool Tree Houses, Small Houses, Japanese Architecture, Modern Architecture, Cabin Homes

This dreamy cluster of cabins houses light-filled live/work spaces in Hokkaido

Japanese architect Makoto Suzuki has carved out a slice of live/work paradise with this cluster of cabin-like volumes in Hokkaido. While each mono-pitched structure appears to stand independently, the timber-clad buildings are interconnected. The building, called the House in Tokiwa, also achieves harmony with the landscape through the use of natural materials.

The building was envisioned to be built mainly of concrete and is embedded into the landscape to look like a natural extension of the earth. Schönbrunn Zoo, Green Roofs, Amazing Architecture, Vienna, Proposal, Concrete, Aquarium, Earth, Landscape

Undulating green-roofed aquarium proposed for Vienna’s Schönbrunn Zoo

3XN and Austrian firm GERNER GERNER PLUS recently revealed their proposal for the design of a new aquarium for Vienna’s Schönbrunn Zoo. Titled “Poseidon’s Realm,” the proposed aquarium stretches across the landscape like an undulating “veil” that the architects describe as “elegant, simple and mysterious.”

Undulating green-roofed aquarium proposed for Vienna’s Schönbrunn Zoo Schönbrunn Zoo, Green Roofs, Vienna, Mysterious, Proposal, Veil, Architects, Stretches, Aquarium

Undulating green-roofed aquarium proposed for Vienna’s Schönbrunn Zoo

3XN and Austrian firm GERNER GERNER PLUS recently revealed their proposal for the design of a new aquarium for Vienna’s Schönbrunn Zoo. Titled “Poseidon’s Realm,” the proposed aquarium stretches across the landscape like an undulating “veil” that the architects describe as “elegant, simple and mysterious.”

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Gallery of White Cube House / MM++ architects - 11

Image 11 of 52 from gallery of White Cube House / MM++ architects. Photograph by Hiroyuki Oki

Wildflower meadow green roof House in Oxford by Waind Gohil Architects Residential Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Architecture Design, Style At Home, Roof Design, House Design, Green Facade, Green Roofs, Living Roofs

Elmthorpe House by Waind Gohil re-interprets neighbouring homes

This house in Oxford by Waind Gohil Architects mirrors the style and shape of older terraced houses on its street.

For a green roof, choose outdoor plants that are up to the task of making the roof part of the living landscape. Here are several outdoor plants for a green roof. Succulents In Containers, Succulents Garden, Growing Succulents, Outdoor Plants, Outdoor Gardens, Roof Gardens, Green Roof Benefits, Succulent Display, Living Roofs

Outdoor Plants For A Green Roof

For a green roof, choose outdoor plants that are up to the task of making the roof part of the living landscape. Here are several outdoor plants for a green roof.

Lush Green Roof Covers This Home In Missouri This modern house that sits on a hillside, has a green roof and a sunken entry courtyard.This modern house that sits on a hillside, has a green roof and a sunken entry courtyard. Roof Architecture, Residential Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Sustainable Architecture, Contemporary Design, Earth Sheltered Homes, Living Roofs, Living Walls, Residential Roofing

A Lush Green Roof Covers This Home In Missouri

Architecture firm el dorado Inc., have designed a modern house that's built into a sloped, urban site in the Westside neighborhood of Kansas City, Missouri.

The first floor comprises the main communal spaces as well as the maid room, storage, and three bedrooms. The second level includes two additional bedrooms and an outdoor courtyard. Maids Room, Rammed Earth, Earth Homes, Growing Tree, Green Building, Hanoi, Fruit Trees, Landscape Design, Green Roofs

Fruit trees grow on the roofs of this rammed earth home in Hanoi

Vo Trong Nghia Architects puts a fresh spin on the ancient art of rammed earth construction in the Dong Anh house in Hanoi.

Zeller & Moye renovated a house from the in the heart of Mexico City, adding a roof garden, new patios and openings, contemporary finishes and custom made furniture. Residential Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Design, Green Architecture, Garden Design, Mansion Homes, Mansion Interior, Mexican Courtyard

Casa Verne by Zeller & Moye

Formerly a derelict Art Deco structure, Casa Verne has been reborn as a contemporary family home with a secluded getaway in the center of a busy Mexico City neighborhood. Zeller & Moye renovated the 1930s townhouse and took care to preserve period features while injecting new modern touches. The crowning achievement can be found on the roof, where the architects created a lush garden and oasis of native plants.