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HÄUSER Award 2013: Die besten Familienhäuser

The Maiden's Tower in Dafins, Austria, is an addition to a private residence designed to evoke the experience of being Rapunzel. In their project statement, .

maiden tower - dafins - marte.marte - 2013 - photo marc lins

Maiden Tower Dafins, Vorarlberg, Austria A project by: marte marte architects

House of the day: Germann House by Marte Marte Architekten

marte marte Germann House Feldkirch 2009 Approaching the house, it seems monolithic, almost hermetic.

Tall dark, handsome and a little rough around the edges, the Maiden Tower, designed by Marte Marte and located in Dafins, Vorarlberg, Austria, is the monolithic protector of 3 young daughters. Comprised of a common room on the ground level and a bedroom on each of the additional 3 volumes, this 4-storey tower is clad in oxidized steel and accessed either poolside or from the concrete terrace over top of the garage, next to the el fresco dining terrace.

Marte Marte Builds Steel Tower for Three Daughters

roman-villa | Vorarlberg, Austria | Marte.Marte. Architects

This rusty metal tower was designed by Austrian studio Marte.Marte Architects to help tourists locate excavated Roman ruins on the outskirts of a town in western Austria.

The Maiden Tower / Marte Marte Architekten

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Nakamura’s Optical Glass House is composed of roughly 6000 glass blocks strung together by stainless steel. The soundproof blocks not only cancel out the bustling cars and trams but they also create a façade that functions much like an urban noren -allowing light and air to pass through while revealing only a mosaic of the lush garden inside.:

A garden enclosed by 6000 glass blocks

Nakamura’s Optical Glass House is composed of roughly 6000 glass blocks strung together by stainless steel. The soundproof blocks not only cancel out the bust

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marte - Maiden tower, Dafins Located adjacent to the architect’s own house, the new structure provides living spaces for the family’s daughters, who quickly outgrew the house.

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Casa Martini | Monte Carasso, Switzerland | Guidotti Architetti | photo by Francesco Girardi

The land on which stands the building is the result of parcelling of a property already built. The area that results is small in size and residual but of con.

Musikhaus Röthis – Cukrowicz Nachbaur Architekten

Musikhaus Röthis – Cukrowicz Nachbaur Architekten

Emberger Residence / LP Architektur

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Image 7 of 8 from gallery of Emberger Residence / LP Architektur. Photograph by wortmeyer photography

Built by Boyd Cody Architects in Dublin, Ireland with date 2006. Images by Paul Tierney / Boyd Cody Architects. The Cubical House is situated on a mews lane in a South Dublin suburban seaside location. The site, we were given occ...

Alma Lane House / Boyd Cody Architects