Pascal Flammer - House in Balsthal, 2011 (prev, 2) . The entire project, from the bathroom to the engineered structural members, are all made of pine. By sinking the ground floor slightly below grade, one is placed at eye level with the surrounding fields when in the living room, creating a unique relationship with the lanscape. A video tour of the house by the architect here. Via.
How do you describe a house that appears to glow from within? The Louver House is located in Long Island, NY, and was designed by Leroy Street Studio for a client with a passion for barns. This relationship isn’t hard to see: the architects aimed to reflect the qualities of traditional barn structures including repetitive timber frames and generous volumes, all while reflecting the lifestyle desired from a modern home.