Archipelago House is a minimal family getaway in Sweden
Beyond the home's dining room lies an expansive outdoor deck where the family can play games or enjoy alfresco dinners with views of the adjacent sea and small, rugged islands.
ACA Architects updates Dor-Shada Resort in Thailand with modern facade
ACA Architects painted the concrete black to contrast with the metal elements, which look like wood but are lighter and stronger. Real timber features on the modern balconies, which have been given a traditional twist with a half screen of wooden poles.
Curved concrete balconies front Lima apartments by Barclay & Crousse
Architecture firm Barclay & Crousse has used concrete plant plots overspilling with greenery to offer residents of an apartment building Lima privacy.
Foster + Partners' One Beverly Hills includes luxury hotel and lush gardens
Renderings of the project show a pair of rounded, glazed residential buildings wrapped by curvilinear white balconies and greenery. Three lower-level buildings have a similar aesthetic.
Black wood and glass volumes stagger down Oregon woodland to form Royal house
Large expanses of glazing and 735 square feet (68.2-square-metre) of exterior deck wrap the house to overlook the deciduous site and its natural flora, which includes Douglas fir trees and vine maple. In the summer, the tree canopy is intended to mitigate the sun heating the interiors.
Stacked balconies wrap Antonio Citterio's Arte tower in Miami Beach
Arte has an unusual shape, which widens towards its centre and then narrow at its top, and is accentuated by glazed balconies with Roman travertine bottoms. The terraces form expansive outdoor living areas for each unit, which are in turn shaded by the floor above.
Ras-A Studio builds Walk-Street House near the beach in California
The second level contains three bedrooms, two bathrooms, an office and two balconies – one of which has views of the Pacific Ocean and stairs that access another patio on the roof.