Knarvik Church, a Futuristic Interpretation of the Traditional Norwegian Stave Church

26 January 2015 {1} Comment

The new church for the village of Knarvik in Hordaland, Norway by the studio of Reiulf Ramstad looks like it has almost been carved out of its craggy surroundings. [...]

Lake Cottage in Ontario, Canada by UUfie

21 January 2015 {2} Comments

Versatile, unconventional, playful and poetic, the Lake Cottage by UUfie was designed to give the impression of living up in a tree house. [...]

Rock the Shack: the Architecture of Cabins, Cocoons and Hide-Outs by Gestalten

17 January 2015 No Comments

Discover an array of unusual and well-designed small cabins, sheds and hideouts in the amazing 'Rock the Shack' book by Gestalten. [...]

Seeing Double: Mirror Houses by Peter Pichler

13 January 2015 No Comments

This sleek pair of twin holiday homes were built in the middle of an apple tree orchard in the South Tyrol by the studio of Peter Pichler, and feature a mirror-covered back wall that reflects the surrounding nature. [...]

Yatzer's 50 Most Popular Articles in 2014

30 December 2014 No Comments

Around this time of year and every year, we showcase the most popular articles from the past twelve months, based on how many ‘Likes’ each story has received from our followers. [...]

House in the Landscape by Kropka Studio

26 November 2014 {1} Comment

Situated in the picturesque hills of the Polish Jura, this small family house designed by Kropka Studio is covered with gabion cages filled with local limestone, referencing the ruins of ancient castles still standing in the surrounding area. [...]

Três Marias Loft in Lisbon by AVA Architects

20 November 2014 {2} Comments

Playfully blending the old with the new, architecture studio AVA has renovated an apartment in Lisbon, Portugal, which is situated in a 1893 building and boasts spectacular stucco ceiling decorations. [...]

Ribja Brv: The Bridge that Was 100 Years Late

15 November 2014 No Comments

The master-planner of Slovenia’s capital intended to build a footbridge next to the city’s Fishmarket Square, but never actually managed to do so. Nearly 100 years later, studio Arhitectura D.o.o. have now completed the old master’s plan, with an elegant and non-intrusive design that from afar appears paper-thin. [...]