Best Houses of 2018

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With more than 4000 different projects published during the year, our editors want to close an exciting year for architecture with a selection in a typology near and dear to us all: houses.

From remote landscapes to urban infills; vernacular design to high-tech automation, this selection of 80 houses highlights 2018's most exciting moments for architectural design, material and construction innovation, challenging topography, and client desires - all in the home. See the best houses from around the world here.

House in Tarumi / Tomohiro Hata Architect and Associates

© Toshiyuki  Yano © Toshiyuki Yano

One Year Project / Life Style Koubou

© Life Style Koubou © Life Style Koubou

Brick Cave / H&P Architects

© Nguyen Tien Thanh © Nguyen Tien Thanh

Hopper House / AHL architects

© Hoang Le Photography © Hoang Le Photography

The HUT / 23o5 studio

© Hiroyuki Oki © Hiroyuki Oki

Long An House / Tropical Space

© Hiroyuki Oki © Hiroyuki Oki

Jungalow House / Neogenesis+Studi0261

© Ishita Sitwala © Ishita Sitwala

CloakedHouse / 3r Ernesto Pereira

© Joao Morgado © Joao Morgado

Rode House / Pezo von Ellrichshausen

© PvE © PvE

House 1219 / HARQUITECTES

© Adrià Goulà © Adrià Goulà

Manhwaricano / Rieuldorang Atelier

© Yoon Joonhwan © Yoon Joonhwan

Renovation in Shizuoka / Shuhei Goto Architects

© Kenta Hasegawa © Kenta Hasegawa

Layered House / STARSIS

© Hong Seokgyu © Hong Seokgyu

House in Salento / Iosa Ghini Associati

© Cosmo Leara © Cosmo Leara

Los Terrenos / Tatiana Bilbao

© Rory Gardiner © Rory Gardiner

2 Houses in Chigny / dieterdietz.org

© Adrian Comte & Mikael Blomfelt © Adrian Comte & Mikael Blomfelt

House in Formentera Island / Marià Castelló Martínez

Courtesy of Marià-Castelló Martínez Courtesy of Marià-Castelló Martínez

Bridge House / LLAMA urban design

© Ben Rahn © Ben Rahn

Calders House / narch

© Adrìa Goulà © Adrìa Goulà

House NI / 1-1 Architect

Courtesy of 1-1 Architect Courtesy of 1-1 Architect

Torquay Concrete House / Auhaus Architecture

© Derek  Swalwell © Derek Swalwell

Un Patio / P11 Arquitectos

© Eduardo Calvo Santisbon © Eduardo Calvo Santisbon

Santa Teresa's House / Carla Juaçaba

© Joana França © Joana França

House in Miyamoto / Tato Architects

© Shinkenchiku Sha © Shinkenchiku Sha

Big Cabin | Little Cabin / Renée del Gaudio

© David Lauer © David Lauer

Expandable House / Urban Rural Systems

© Guna Putra © Guna Putra

The House Of Secret Gardens / Spasm Design

© Umang Shah © Umang Shah

House H / dmvA Architecten

© Sergio Pirrone © Sergio Pirrone

Italianate House / Renato D’Ettorre Architects

© Simone Bossi © Simone Bossi

Hualle House / Ampuero Yutronic

© Felipe Fontecilla © Felipe Fontecilla

Las Bóvedas / - = + x -

© Alejandro Patiño © Alejandro Patiño

Residence in Colares / Frederico Valsassina Arquitectos

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

House 711H / Bloco Arquitetos

© Joana França © Joana França

House VG Renovation / ES-arch

Courtesy of ES-Arch Courtesy of ES-Arch

Georgica Cove / Bates Masi Architects

Courtesy of  Bates Masi Architects Courtesy of Bates Masi Architects

House In Rua do Paraíso / fala atelier

© Ricardo Loureiro © Ricardo Loureiro

Le Cabanon / Rick Joy Architects

© Joe Fletcher © Joe Fletcher

Tree-ness House / Akihisa Hirata

© Vincent Hecht © Vincent Hecht

Retina House / Arnau estudi d’arquitectura

© Marc Torra © Marc Torra

Creek House / Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

© Åke E.Son Lindman © Åke E.Son Lindman

Sapucaí-Mirim House / Paulo Bastos e Associados

© Daniel Ducci © Daniel Ducci

Planar House / Studio MK27 - Marcio Kogan + Lair Reis

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

House in a Garden / Gianni Botsford Architects

© Edmund Sumner © Edmund Sumner

Bugatti House / A4estudio

© Luis Abba © Luis Abba

Ghat House / Max Núñez

© Roland Halbe © Roland Halbe

The Tree House / AS Arquitectura

© Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque

Stilts House / Natura Futura Arquitectura

© JAG Studio © JAG Studio

Mi Casa / Studio [+] Valéria Gontijo

© Front Filmes © Front Filmes

4x6x6 House / dua studio

© William Sutanto © William Sutanto

DS House / Studio Arthur Casas

© Ricardo Labougle © Ricardo Labougle

Starter Home* No. 3 / OJT

© William Crocker © William Crocker

House H / Felipe Assadi Arquitectos

© Fernando Alda © Fernando Alda

House in Sátão / Jorge Mealha

© Jorge Mealha © Jorge Mealha

Out-to-Out House / L.E.FT Architects

© Bahaa Ghoussainy © Bahaa Ghoussainy

Casa de la Roca / Cadaval & Solà-Morales

© Sandra Pereznieto © Sandra Pereznieto

Casa Bruma / Fernanda Canales

© Rafael Gamo © Rafael Gamo

Puzzle House / Mabire Reich

© Guillaume Satre © Guillaume Satre

Shangri-la Cabin / DRAA + Magdalena Besomi

© Felipe Camus © Felipe Camus

House in Akashi / arbol

© Yasunori Shimomura © Yasunori Shimomura

Gallery Home / Elding Oscarson

© Mikael Olsson © Mikael Olsson

Nulla Vale House and Shed / MRTN Architects

© Peter Bennetts © Peter Bennetts

Artery Residence / Hufft Projects

© Michael Robinson © Michael Robinson

Gibbon Street / Cavill Architects

© David Chatfield © David Chatfield

House in Guimarães / Correia/Ragazzi Arquitectos

© Nicola Belluzi © Nicola Belluzi

House TP / dmvA architects

© Bart Gosselin © Bart Gosselin

Treow Brycg House / Omar Gandhi Architect

© Ema Peter © Ema Peter

Peach House / Frederic Schnee

© Frederic Schnee © Frederic Schnee

House of the Flying Beds / AL BORDE

© JAG Studio © JAG Studio

Villa on the Lake / Mecanoo

© mariashot.photo © mariashot.photo

2I4E House / P+0 Architecture + David Pedroza Castañeda

© FCH Fotografia © FCH Fotografia

House for a Young Family / Architecture Uncomfortable Workshop

© Andras Soltai © Andras Soltai

Villa in the Palms / Abraham John Architects

© Edmund Sumner © Edmund Sumner

Cercal House / Atelier Data

© John Seymour © John Seymour

Hofmann House / Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Issa Megaron / PROARH

© Damir Fabijanić © Damir Fabijanić

Roofless House / Craig Steely Architecture

© Darren Bradley © Darren Bradley

Dream & Maze / Studio 10

© Chao Zhang © Chao Zhang

Une maison pour surfer / Java Architecture

© Caroline Dethier © Caroline Dethier

Kloof 119A / SAOTA

© Mickey Hoyle © Mickey Hoyle

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