Rojkind Arquitectos designed this a rooftop apartment for a ballerina above her father’s 1960s-era house in the Mexico City suburb of Tecamachalco. Dissatisfied with the look of the Cor-Ten steel exterior, Rojkind hired auto-body workers to finish it with a coat of red automotive paint.
La Aduana is an eight-unit apartment building in León, Mexico, made from 36 shipping containers. An exposed wooden stairwell creates a warm contrast with the concrete and metal used elsewhere.
In this modular home in Portland, a cantilevered, triangular bedroom module juts off the entrance.
This renovated, Victorian-era home in Melbourne features a giant brick wall that spells out "Hello," a collaboration with local artist Rose Nolan.
The house that Kem Studio designed for Sarah Magill on a narrow lot in Kansas City has an angular steel facade with reclaimed cypress cladding near the entrance.
This A-frame house in the French countryside uses northern
pine to frame the two-bedroom structure and
untreated larch wood for the cladding
and window framing.
This Portland house is wrapped in inexpensive black corrugated steel. By rounding the corners, the architect avoided unsightly trim at the edges.