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House-T, Japan by Tsukano Architect OfficeSubscription

AR House 2013 Joint Winner: Allusions to ritual and a spirit of sensuality inform this hermetic house in Japan


AR House 2013 Joint Winner: Casa Lude, Spain by Grupo AraneaSubscription

Modest ambitions do not inhibit this economical yet expressive project for a penthouse in Spain


House of Yagi, Japan by Suppose Design OfficeSubscription

Highly Commended: An austere monolithic block on a canal in Hiroshima conceals a mutable character easily adaptable to disparate, changing demands within


Manser Medal Winner: Slip house, London by Carl Turner ArchitectsSubscription

Highly Commended: A diaphanous box of translucent glass emerges from Brixton’s brick courtyards as a flexible prototype for sustainable living and working


Summer house, Sweden by Tham & Videgard ArkitekterSubscription

Highly Commended: Archetypal volumes of a gabled house raised soberly atop a granite bedrock gazing at the horizon of Lagnö’s archipelago


L-Shaped House in Korea by Byoungsoo Cho Architects

Highly Commended: In it’s sensuous materiality and hidden depths, the L-Shaped House is a welcome respite from the sprawling metropolis of Seoul


Rufo House, Spain by Alberto Campo BaezaSubscription

Highly Commended: An ethereal hut towards the sky and a massive cave embedded in the Iberian landscape epitomize Campo Baeza’s sensibility for tectonic and stereotomic architecture


Lucky Shophouse, Singapore by Chang ArchitectsSubscription

Highly Commended: A silent facade of traditional origins hides spaces where theatrical double heights merge with tropical vegetation and textures veiled by the patina of time


Split house, China by Neri & Hu Design and Research OfficeSubscription

Highly Commended: A local building type is imaginitively rennovated to reveal diaphanous spaces that reveal furtive glimpes of chinese domestic life


Small house, Japan by Unemori architectsSubscription

Highly Commended: A compact house the length of a car becomes an urban paradigm for a poetic existence in the density of Tokyo’s quarters