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AR House 2018

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Veiled in Secrecy: The Habitat for Orphan Girls by ZAV Architects, IranSubscription

By Mehr Shafiei

AR House winner 2018: set in the foothills of Iran’s Zagros Mountains, this girls’ orphanage gives vulnerable children a safe and culturally sensitive environment to grow up in

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Planes and plants: Vo Trong Nghia Architects’ Binh House in Ho Chi Minh CitySubscription

By Josh Comaroff

AR House Highly Commended: as a new addition to the House for Trees series, this is the Vietnamese architects’ latest radical integration of greenery into architecture

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Building in potential: house in Nobeoka, Japan by Schemata ArchitectsSubscription

By Jan Vranovský

AR House 2018 Highly Commended: the architects have breathed new life into three interconnected buildings while maintaining the essence of the old structure 

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Inside the Box: Kokoon by Helsinki’s Aalto University Wood Program Students, Finland Subscription

By George Kafka

AR House 2018 Commended: made of stackable units providing living space for up to three months, this modular, portable and temporary housing system suggests new possibilities for superior forms of emergency shelter

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Pioneer Spirit: Casa Bruma by Fernanda Canales and Claudia Rodríguez in MexicoSubscription

By Lili Carr

AR House 2018 Commended: set on a rural verdant hillside 100 miles southwest of Mexico City, this holiday home in Valle de Bravo embraces and nurtures nature

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Overarching Craft: Mesura's house extension in Elche, SpainSubscription

By Rafael Gómez-Moriana

AR House 2018 Commended: strategically laid out in relation to climate and orientation, this vaulted rectilinear brick and concrete garden pavilion creates space around it as much as within

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Shortlist for the AR House awards 2018Subscription

This year’s shortlist of 16 projects include houses from the UK, Ireland, Spain, Scandinavia, Canada, Latin America, Iran, Vietnam, India, Nepal and Japan

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AR July/August 2018 on AR House + FurnitureSubscription

ZAV | Schemata | Vo Trong Nghia | Fernanda Canales and Claudia Rodríguez | Aalto University Wood Program | Mesura | O’BVDSH | Junya Ishigami | Charlotte Perriand | Olson Kundig | Amin Taha + Groupwork | Lu Wenyu | Sigurd Lewerentz

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