GASS Architecture Studios completed the Westcliff Pavilion based in Johannesburg, South Africa. The facade of the house is just incredible, it combines modernity with roughness of the stones. GASS Architecture Studios say:
okay, I& gonna be cruel- like this concept, but with this kind of budget a much better tree should have been chosen, the prune job is painful to look at. Modern Zen Garden at private residence in Herzliya Pituah, Israel by Pitsou Kedem Architects
This is listed as Corten steel and signed "Serrano Fajardo." A quick search shows that corten steel is a kind of rusted building material, but the other name reveals nothing. Gorgeous and infinitely useable.
This artist's retreat in Norway is divided into three sections connected by a series of engawa-like outdoor galleries. “When I walk from one room to another, I have to go outdoors and feel the weather and nature—rain, cold, and sun,” says the resident.