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Harpa Apartment, Contemporary Apartment Design by Johannsen and Associates

August 30, 2009 By: archinhome Category: Architecture

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Harpa Apartment, is Contemporary Apartment was designed by Johannsen and Associates
. located in Sydney, Australia. Harp provides a relaxed environment and ecology of their residents, with excellent solar access and ventilation, generous spaces climbing outdoor waterfront park for each apartment.

Listed in response to the unique coastal setting and close to heritage, this 19-floor apartment in the land development is a precedent in the vicinity of new high quality Little Bay, southeast of Sydney. (more…)

Private House, Contemporary House Design by Fraser Brown MacKenna Architects

August 19, 2009 By: archinhome Category: Architecture, Home Design

The house plan is resolved with in three zones : habitable rooms to the front; a circulation gallery along the rear; and storage and services zone trough the middle. On the ground floor, the circulation zone leads trough the service zone into the kitchen and dining and living room areas. The driveway on the ground floor separates the adult children’s accommodation from the rest of the house; at first floor level the two areas are connected by a glassed bridge.

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Acqua Liana, Luxury Home Design with Swimmable Water Gardens by Frank McKinney

August 04, 2009 By: archinhome Category: Architecture, Home Design, luxury home design

This Luxury Home Design with Swimmable Water Gardens is designed by Frank McKinney.
Acqua Liana is a house which showed that not only small houses could be green and LEED certificated. This house is an incredible 15,071 square foot mansion that sits on 1.6 acres of oceanfront property near Palm Beach in Manalapan, Florida. Besides having 7 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms it has a lot of other features of luxury home design. Some of these features are: an oversized garage with windows to the pool above, fitness studio, swimmable water gardens, glass office, glass wine cellar, glass staircase, glass elevators, 2,000 gallon aquarium bar, waterfall spa with fireplace, yacht dockage and so on. LEED certificate became possible because the house utilizes enough solar power to run two average-sized homes, energy efficient appliances and air-conditioning, roof design that collects runoff water and several pools and ponds which reduce site’s temperature.

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