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Houses

" For they handed on by custom in the excellence of their works, all they had drawn from certain fitness and the truths of nature, and accepted all that in an argument could be shown to be justified by reality. "

Vitruvius

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Vitruvian House by Thomas Gordon-Smith

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Sa Paissa, Case Noves, Ibiza
by Philippe Rotthier (1973-1995)

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The " Porxet " of " Can Gerxo ", The House of Frank, Ibiza
by Philippe Rotthier (1988)

( Photography by Dominique Delaunay )

Turks Lane Eric Watson

Turks Lane House by Eric Watson

" Small house with guest quarters above garages. Traditional details and materials are consistant with the Dutch architecture of the West Indies. "

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East Campus Trinity Heights Homesites, Duke University
by Milton Greenfell

House by Charles Warren

Levine-Szekeres House, New Canaan, Connecticut
by Charles Warren, New York

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The Village of Tannin, Duany&Plater-Zyberk

Portugal Da Silva and Baganha

House Veloso Matos, Janas, Portugal
Jose Cornelio da Silva ( 1995 )

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Detail of House Veloso Matos
Jose Cornelio da Silva

Carujo Jose Baganha 450

House Carujo, Portugal
by Jose Franqueira Baganha

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Residence in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
by Robert A.M Stern Architects
( Photo by Peter Aaron/ Esto. )

" Yet the house looms large, if not as a refuge, as a metaphor...

It is the repository of our wishes and dreams, memories and illusions. It is, or at least ought to be instrumental in the transition from being to well-being. "

Bernard Rudofsky