Studi-o Cahaya by Mamostudio in Jakarta, Indonesia, completed in 2009. The concrete building is a mix of residential, workspace and art gallery and so angles and light are important aspects of the design.
Allandale House by WOJR is a small A-frame vacation house project which links three horizontal extrusions. Rendering by Peter Guthrie.
Walensee House by KM Architektur in Walensee, Switzerland, completed in 2007. Made of concrete, glass and wood, if offers panoramic views of lake Walensse and the Churfürsten mountains.
Los Canteros Mountain Refuge by dRN Arquitectos Farellones, Chile, completed in 2008. The property, made from steel, stone and wood spans an old void, bound on two sides by old containment walls built of stone. Photography: Felipe Camus
Summerhouse Inside Out by Reiulf Ramstad Architects in Papper, Hvaler Islands, Norway, completed in 2008. It is situated on a small peninsula on the top of a hill overlooking the ocean.
Deck House by Assadi + Pulido in Alto Rungue, Chile, includes a platform from which to admire the surrounding mountain ranges. Photography: Cristóbal Palma
House in Chihuahua by Productora in Mexico completed in 2008. The house is partly built into the mountain slope to take advantage of the soil’s thermal mass. Photography: Iwan Baan