Architecture

A Tiny Home Like You’ve Never Seen Before

A Tiny Home Like You’ve Never Seen Before

When you think of a tiny house, the first image to pop into your head might be one of a small, rectangular home on wheels. However, we know that tiny homes can take on some of the most unique designs — such as the shabby-chic cottage home .. Read More →

Exquisite Design for Utility Company Headquarters: Nuon Offices in Amsterdam

Exquisite Design for Utility Company Headquarters: Nuon Offices in Amsterdam

How would you personally imagine the working premises of a large utility company? HEYLIGERS Design+Projects have completed the interior design for Nuon, a power company based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The new six-level headquarters is function.. Read More →

Bright Riverview Home Punctuated by Natural Panoramas 

Bright Riverview Home Punctuated by Natural Panoramas 

A riverview home is perfect for those who imagine living in harmony with their surrounding environment. This particular Riverview House by Studio Dwell Architects is located in Wayne, Illinois, and its location allows owners to enjoy panoramic vie.. Read More →

Playful Coffee Shop Draws Parents in Poland

Playful Coffee Shop Draws Parents in Poland

Bringing a great concept to reality, the interior designers at 28 Form have created a coffee shop for parents with children. The unconventional gathering space in Wroclaw, Poland, displays a playful design scheme throughout. As you enter, you are.. Read More →

Indonesian Forest Retreat Unveils Leaf-Shaped Roofs, Grotto Pool

Indonesian Forest Retreat Unveils Leaf-Shaped Roofs, Grotto Pool

Ananda House is an unconventional holiday retreat designed by IBUKU Architecture in the shape of two multi-level structures. Hidden in the tropical forests of Abiansemal, Indonesia, these two architecture gems blend natural materials with innov.. Read More →

Surprising Design Details in Luxury Miami Beach Home

Surprising Design Details in Luxury Miami Beach Home

The elegance of a dream home can be seen in each detail. You can spot good design a mile away. This time, you should be a mile away from Miami Beach, Florida, the place where this stunning property rises tall to inspire. Designed and built by Lui.. Read More →

Minimalist Penthouse in Israel Focuses Attention on City Views

Minimalist Penthouse in Israel Focuses Attention on City Views

This minimalist penthouse in Tel Aviv, Israel, was recently completed by Pitsou Kedem Architect. The 5,380-square-foot project, Layers of White, consists of two wings united by a narrow corridor. Floor-to-ceiling windows frame city views in every.. Read More →

Healthy Living and Seclusion Provided by Martis-Dunsmuir House in California

Healthy Living and Seclusion Provided by Martis-Dunsmuir House in California

Providing a warm environment to enjoy the natural beauty of Martis Camp near Lake Tahoe, California, Martis-Dunsmuir House is a rustic-contemporary getaway designed by sagemodern. The residence displays a complex exterior, with large expanses of gl.. Read More →

Heritage Cottage in Australia Transformed into Versatile Family Home

Heritage Cottage in Australia Transformed into Versatile Family Home

Those Architects converted a late 19th century heritage cottage into a flexible, contemporary home. The four-bedroom residence located in Armidale, Australia, added a generously-sized social zone and a secondary living room. The goal of this proj.. Read More →

Taylor Swift Is a Secret House Flipper. Check Out Her Mid-Century Modern Listing

Taylor Swift Is a Secret House Flipper. Check Out Her Mid-Century Modern Listing

Taylor Swift may be vocal about her love life in her music, but she keeps things quiet when it comes to house flipping. She’s been buying and selling Beverly Hills homes since 2011. According to the Los Angeles Times, she sold that house off-.. Read More →

Bright Orange Staircase as Focal Point for Casa Blanca Residence in Peru

Bright Orange Staircase as Focal Point for Casa Blanca Residence in Peru

A massive white block excavated to make room for living spaces is seemingly the concept for Casa Blanca Residence in Lima, Peru. Envisioned and implemented by Architect Martin Dulanto Sangalli, the modern home offers an optimized indoor-outdoor con.. Read More →

Modern “Blanche Chalet” in Canada With Sweeping River Views

Modern “Blanche Chalet” in Canada With Sweeping River Views

The Blanche Chalet, whose name evokes the spirit of the vernacular houses of the region, is situated in La Malbaie’s area of the “Terrasses Cap à l’Aigle”, Canada. ACDF Architecture opted for a simple geometry and natural material.. Read More →

Wood and Glass Boxes Define Contemporary Retreat in Norway

Wood and Glass Boxes Define Contemporary Retreat in Norway

Architecture Studio Snorre Stinessen completed the design of Malangen Retreat, a cluster of accommodation units located in Tromsø, Norway. The cabins are located on a ridge rising from the fjord below and neighbor a lush forest. The clients wan.. Read More →

Amber Gardens Luxury Green Homes Reveal Bioclimatic Design

Amber Gardens Luxury Green Homes Reveal Bioclimatic Design

What is the first thing you feel when entering a luxury green home? When it comes to merging function, versatility, aesthetics and acoustics, a luxury green home has the upper hand over traditional residential buildings. “True luxury is gre.. Read More →

Bold Sculptural Volumes Defining A-cero’s Weave House on the Mediterranean Coast

Bold Sculptural Volumes Defining A-cero’s Weave House on the Mediterranean Coast

Located in the Mediterranean coast of Spain, Weave House by A-cero is a bold residential project implemented in the distinctive modern style of the studio. The materials chosen for the building are black glass and white DuPont Corian, both employe.. Read More →

Surprising Urban Garden Exhibited by Contemporary Home in Bratislava

Surprising Urban Garden Exhibited by Contemporary Home in Bratislava

 Šebo Lichy Architects completed the design and development of a challenging contemporary home located on a steep terrain in Bratislava, Slovakia. The project is situated in a dense neighborhood, offering extensive city views and a lovely green s.. Read More →

Fresh Scandinavian Attic Apartment With Two Sunny Terraces

Fresh Scandinavian Attic Apartment With Two Sunny Terraces

Comprising three bedrooms and two lovely sunny terraces, this modern attic apartment offers exceptional views of Stockholm and memorable sunsets. The 188 square-meter home-discovered by Freshome on Skeppsholmen– is characterized by abundant n.. Read More →

Remote Mountain View House Overlooking the Austrian Alps

Remote Mountain View House Overlooking the Austrian Alps

Designed and implemented by Slovenian firm SoNo arhitekti, the Mountain View House is a private residence overlooking the Austrian Alps. Located close to the famous skiing region of Kitzbuehel, the hillside retreat was meant to follow the lines of .. Read More →

Two-Level Courtyard and Garden Dream Home in Mexico City

Spreading over 650 square meters, this imposing dream home rises in Mexico City, promises this bustling urban community a modern take on possible lifestyles. Known as Casa Sierra Leona, the home in the colonia Lomas de Chapultepec, just outside M.. Read More →

Cultural Center in Senegal Connects Local and International Art

Cultural Center in Senegal Connects Local and International Art

Thread is a visually stunning cultural center in the Tambacounda region of Senegal.  Toshiko Mori Architects’ design for the space includes two artist residences and ample indoor and outdoor areas for the community. Activity flows seamlessl.. Read More →

The Car’s the Star in This Modern Home in Bulgaria

The Car’s the Star in This Modern Home in Bulgaria

I/O Architects completed the design of Pagoda House in Sofia, Bulgaria. The two-level, single-family home is perched on a hill, offering panoramic views of the city on one side and the mountains on the other. “The client, a Bulgarian inves.. Read More →

Exemplary H-Shaped Contemporary Family Home in Canada

Exemplary H-Shaped Contemporary Family Home in Canada

Architect Randy Bens imagined a home comprising natural elements that make it not only visually appealing, but also cozy and seamlessly connected to the outdoors. Located in West Vancouver, Canada, this modern family house was designed to display .. Read More →

Saint-Tropez Villa Salutes French Riviera Lifestyle

Saint-Tropez Villa Salutes French Riviera Lifestyle

Using colors to create a relaxing mood, the Villa des Parcs in Saint-Tropez, France, overlooks the Mediterranean Sea. Across an inviting split-level heated infinity pool, the sparkling sea offers never-ending changing beauty. The private vacatio.. Read More →

‘Two Halves’ Residence in Australia Ensures Both Privacy and Connection

‘Two Halves’ Residence in Australia Ensures Both Privacy and Connection

Moloney Architects completed the design of a contemporary residence in Australia. Named for its split monolithic architectural form, Two Halves House is distinguished by two pavilions that appear to stand alone, but in fact live hand-in-hand. The .. Read More →

Unique UK University Drawing Studio Celebrates Light

Unique UK University Drawing Studio Celebrates Light

The new drawing studio at Arts University Bournemouth in Dorset, United Kingdom comes with a futuristic silhouette. Designed by renowned architect Sir Peter Cook and his office CRAB, the building celebrates “the fundamental nature of drawing.. Read More →

Croatia’s Earthy, Modern Olive House

Croatia’s Earthy, Modern Olive House

Studio LOG-URBIS completed the design and development of the Olive House, an imposing modern construction located on Pag Island in Croatia. According to the architects, the concept of the project highlights “the features of the location, su.. Read More →

Small and Charming Weekend House With an Optimum Level Of Openness

Small and Charming Weekend House With an Optimum Level Of Openness

Located on the Dutch island of ‘Vlieland, this small weekend house looks like a true holiday oasis. Designed by the creative team at Bloem and Lemstra Architects, the compact dwelling comes with a surface of 600 square feet, with a 65 square-feet.. Read More →

17th-Century Parisian Stables Transformed into Small Studio

17th-Century Parisian Stables Transformed into Small Studio

Local design studio Anne Rolland Architecte took on the ambitious task of converting a 17th-century horse stable into a small studio apartment in Paris, France. The former stables were associated with a townhouse in Paris dating back to the 160.. Read More →

Modern Home in Australia Encouraging Family Interaction: Miami Hill Residence

Modern Home in Australia Encouraging Family Interaction: Miami Hill Residence

Miami Hill Residence is a modern family home envisioned and implemented by BDA Architecture on a sloping site at Brakes Crescent, on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. This new construction is a bold addition to the hillside landscape, accord.. Read More →

Laid-Back Lisbon Apartment Opens Up to Let In Light

Laid-Back Lisbon Apartment Opens Up to Let In Light

Margarida Matias of Arkstudio completed the redesign of an apartment in Lisbon, Portugal. The updated home has a better layout and shows off a charming mix of rustic and contemporary details. “Many old houses in Lisbon have inside rooms .. Read More →

Contemporary “P House” in South Korea Embedded in a Seductively Landscaped Site

Contemporary “P House” in South Korea Embedded in a Seductively Landscaped Site

The P House by EAST4 Architecture is constructed within a tenth of a large site, while the remaining areas are fully landscaped. South Korea’s distinct four seasons can be experienced by the various plant species placed within the landscape t.. Read More →

Portuguese Home Delivering a Soothing Beachside Ambiance: SilverWoodHouse

Portuguese Home Delivering a Soothing Beachside Ambiance: SilverWoodHouse

Architect Ernesto Pereira envisioned SilverWoodHouse, an original contemporary timber-clad residence located in Portugal. Pereira was in the process of building his beach-side architecture office, when the owners of this project contacted him and a.. Read More →

5 Reasons Your Architect Tells You No

5 Reasons Your Architect Tells You No

When working with an architect to create a new home, you’ll have a lot of input — to be expected, considering you’re the one who will eventually live in the home. But even though your satisfaction is your architect’s first priorit.. Read More →

Simple Volumes and Natural Materials Defining House in the Landscape by Kropka Studio

Simple Volumes and Natural Materials Defining House in the Landscape by Kropka Studio

Kropka Studio completed the design and development of “House in the Landscape”, a private residence in southern Poland. The project is situated close to the city of Zawiercie, on a spectacular sloping site, in the buffer zone of the Eag.. Read More →

Energy-Efficient Retreat Displaying a Modern Design Character in Spain

Energy-Efficient Retreat Displaying a Modern Design Character in Spain

The team at Nan Arquitectos were given a challenge to design an energy-efficient retreat on a budget in Pazo de Rubianes, Pontevedra, Spain. The 49 square-meter House in Rubianes consists of a concrete block pierced by glass: “In the middle o.. Read More →

Modern Villa Design in Sweden Balancing Social Fun and Privacy

Impressive interior design lines each space in this Sweden villa, inspiring us to choose the best color palette for a bright, relaxed atmosphere. Large open spaces guide daily routines on an intuitive path, helping you create habits that boost energy.. Read More →

Steel Facade Gives Way to Glass in Modern Toronto Home

Steel Facade Gives Way to Glass in Modern Toronto Home

TACT Architecture and Design shared photos and information about Heathdale Residence, a 3,200-square-foot family home in Toronto, Ontario. Located on the edge of Cedarvale Park, the house displays very different facades front and back. The pro.. Read More →

Original Eichler House in California Gets an Inspiring Upgrade: Appleberry Drive Residence

Original Eichler House in California Gets an Inspiring Upgrade: Appleberry Drive Residence

Appleberry Drive Residence in Marinwood, California is an original Eichler house, recently upgraded by Building Lab. Despite its powerful character, the building lacked a real connection to the outdoors: “As can be said of most eichlers, thi.. Read More →

Defining a House Style: Monterey Home

Defining a House Style: Monterey Home

We’ve talked a lot in this series about how architecture is often influenced by the styles that came before it. Nowhere is that truer than with the Monterey, or Monterey Colonial, home. This type of architecture combines French, Spanish and Eng.. Read More →

Modern Ranch Home Views Showcase Big Sky Country

Modern Ranch Home Views Showcase Big Sky Country

This modern ranch home in Big Timber, Montana makes the most of its picturesque location in the American West with panoramic views of the surrounding 2000-acre property.  Floor to ceiling windows wrap around the structure.  They add a touch of mo.. Read More →

Private Contemporary Home in Mexico Balancing Seclusion and Openness 

Private Contemporary Home in Mexico Balancing Seclusion and Openness 

Imagine coming home at dusk to this marvelous contemporary home! With an illuminated facade composed of sleek design lines, this 7,168 square feet villa in Hermosillo, Mexico, is a private home holding great inspiration. Designed by Imativa Arq.. Read More →

NYC-Style Warehouse Conversion in Sydney

NYC-Style Warehouse Conversion in Sydney

This warehouse conversion in Sydney’s Darlinghurst neighborhood boasts an array of inspiring design elements. The residence, 181 Palmer, is 4,305 square feet and displays a spacious open-plan layout. The design scheme was inspired by the lo.. Read More →

Powerful Example of Architectural Geometry: Acapulco House in Brazil

Powerful Example of Architectural Geometry: Acapulco House in Brazil

Acapulco House is a modern two-storey private residence located in Guarujá, Brazil and designed by FCstudio. The imposing residence is made up of six squares grouped in pairs. Within this compositional rule, two subtractions were made at opposite .. Read More →

Step Inside this Luxurious Notting Hill Home

Step Inside this Luxurious Notting Hill Home

Located in the posh Notting Hill neighborhood in London, the concept of this recently renovated single family home is a nod to a modern mews house. Designed by Guy Stansfeld Architects, this 3,500 square foot home was recently refinished by Maddux .. Read More →

Luxury Mountain Home Flashing Mid-Century Modern Appeal

Luxury Mountain Home Flashing Mid-Century Modern Appeal

California-based Sage Architecture re-imagined the aesthetic values of a mountain home with their work on the Flight House – a luxury mountain home in the Martis Camp development in the high Sierras. The architects give some insight into th.. Read More →

Cedar Warms Contemporary Quebec Home Inside and Out

Cedar Warms Contemporary Quebec Home Inside and Out

Located in a dense forest in the village of North Hatley in Quebec, Canada, Bourgeois/Lechasseur Architects have designed a modern take on the architecture of homes in the area as well as the wooded landscape of the property. The exterior of the KL.. Read More →

Arched Doorways Add Interest and Beauty

Arched Doorways Add Interest and Beauty

Straight lines versus curved lines. In a study published in PNAS, participants were more likely to label a room as “beautiful” when it had curves than when it only had straight lines. Straight lines certainly serve a purpose, but they can be form.. Read More →

Loft Conversion in Amsterdam Groups Small Houses Inside a House

Loft Conversion in Amsterdam Groups Small Houses Inside a House

Located in an old harbor canteen on Amsterdam’s artificial island KNSM, this interesting House Like Village is a loft conversion designed by Marc Koehler Architects. It is an exemplary home for those who love re-imagined spaces. An eye-catc.. Read More →

An Unusual House that Expands Your Life Span is for Sale in New York

An Unusual House that Expands Your Life Span is for Sale in New York

The Bioscleave House in East Hampton, New York, can expand more than your indoor living space, or your shoe closet. In a totally different twist, the colorful home promises to add years to your life span. All for $1.49 million. The colorful home is.. Read More →

Cluster of Black Dwellings Grouped Around a Central Courtyard: House in Colbost

Cluster of Black Dwellings Grouped Around a Central Courtyard: House in Colbost

Envisioned by Glasgow-based firm Dualchas Architects, House in Colbust is a project located on Waternish, a peninsula on the island of Skye, Scotland. According to the architects, its design is “directly inspired by a black shed on the adjace.. Read More →

Traditional Hope Ranch Estate Hiding Modern Amenities in Santa Barbara, USA

Traditional Hope Ranch Estate Hiding Modern Amenities in Santa Barbara, USA

Hope Ranch Estate was envisioned by DesignARC as a home with a traditional exterior, visually blending in its landscape. According to the architects, the four-bedroom home “occupies a south-facing view lot in Hope Ranch, a suburb of Santa Bar.. Read More →

Modern Ranch in California Promotes Sustainable Farming

Modern Ranch in California Promotes Sustainable Farming

Hupomone Ranch is an original homestead located in the Chileno Valley, just three miles west of downtown Petaluma in California, USA. The ranch had been empty for over 30 years and the owners, a young family with three children, wanted to build a.. Read More →

Deconstructive Architecture Rising in Israeli Avocado Grove 

Deconstructive Architecture Rising in Israeli Avocado Grove 

Located in HaSharon, this peculiar residential structure built under the Israeli sun is part of Neuman Hayner Architects‘ portfolio. The owners – musicians who wanted “a deconstructive building, in the midst of an avocado gro.. Read More →

L-Shaped Family Home Fascinates With Interconnected Spaces

L-Shaped Family Home Fascinates With Interconnected Spaces

Located in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel, this attractive contemporary family home spreads over 450 square meters and provides luxurious settings to live a desirable lifestyle. Imagine waking up in this fascinating dream home and not knowing in which of it.. Read More →

5 Modern Ways to Use Wood Paneling

5 Modern Ways to Use Wood Paneling

Wood paneling was all the rage in the mid-20th century, before falling out of favor for decades. If you wanted an updated home, the first thing to go was the wood paneling on the walls. Bright, sleek colors were used to replace what was seen as date.. Read More →

Large Family Home Incorporates British, Australian Traditions

Large Family Home Incorporates British, Australian Traditions

Neil Cownie Architect completed the design of the Outside Inside House, a large family home in Australia. Built for a couple and their four children who lived most of their lives in the U.K., the project subtly references British tradition. At t.. Read More →

Cape Town House Encapsulating Panoramic Sea and Mountain Views

Cape Town House Encapsulating Panoramic Sea and Mountain Views

SAOTA collaborated with interior designer Debra Parkington to develop a Cape Town house in South Africa. According to the architects, the site is excellently positioned on the mountain ridge below Lions Head with views of Robben Island to the North.. Read More →

A Sled Hill Roof Transforms this Swedish Home into a Wintry Playground

A Sled Hill Roof Transforms this Swedish Home into a Wintry Playground

Pulkabacken is the perfect home for entertaining with features like a party deck and sled hill roof.  Street Monkey Architects customized a prefabricated module to create these unique elements, building the home into a hillside.  This allows it t.. Read More →

Lake House Transforms Family’s Campsite in Wisconsin

Lake House Transforms Family’s Campsite in Wisconsin

Sometimes we find ourselves dreaming of a lake house where we can relax with the family. This unusual version, characterized by a dark facade, was designed by architect David Salmela as a place to both gather and escape. What used to be the fa.. Read More →

Creative Multi-Generational Family Home in Virginia: The Bridge House

Creative Multi-Generational Family Home in Virginia: The Bridge House

Bridge House by Höweler + Yoon Architecture is an original looking residence in McLean, Virginia, United States. The multi-generational house is located between a forest area and a suburban neighborhood, offering the inhabitants a feel of both l.. Read More →

Re-Framing Family Life in Updated Victorian Terrace House

Re-Framing Family Life in Updated Victorian Terrace House

When re-framing your lifestyle, a new architectural language soon follows. Sometimes it’s adding or subtracting furniture, other times it’s adding and altering the architecture of the home itself. In the case of this particular home ow.. Read More →

Warehouse in Australia Transformed into Minimalist Design Studio

Warehouse in Australia Transformed into Minimalist Design Studio

Studio 103 completed the transformation of this old warehouse into a collaborative design studio. The building, located in Abbotsford, Australia, also contains a colorful history. It served as a manufacturing venue beginning in the 1940s. “We.. Read More →

Master Painters Inspire Ministry Office Design in Netherlands

Master Painters Inspire Ministry Office Design in Netherlands

For the renovation and connection of two government ministry offices in The Hague, The Netherlands, architecture studio HofmanDujardin found inspiration in the rich color palettes used by Dutch painters Mondrian, Van Gogh, Rembrandt and others. The.. Read More →

Silverlight House in London Makes a Bold Statement

Silverlight House in London Makes a Bold Statement

Located on a narrow strip of land between a busy road and the Grand Union canal in West London, the 6,490-square-foot Silverlight House showcases a strong contemporary personality. Adjaye Associates developed the residence as a careful response to.. Read More →

Two-Story Glass Wall Makes Narrow Mexican Home Feel Huge

Two-Story Glass Wall Makes Narrow Mexican Home Feel Huge

This modern residence — recently completed by Taller Estilo Arquitectura — is cleverly adapted to its long and narrow site in Yucatán, Mexico. Even though the two-level Raw House is just 19 feet wide, the interiors feel airy and bright. H.. Read More →

Charming Family Cottage in England Gets Contemporary Update

Charming Family Cottage in England Gets Contemporary Update

This family cottage located in Kingston upon Thames, England was renovated by McGarry-Moon Architects. A new addition was built, which together with the main house can now accommodate up to 12 persons. “The new extension meets the old with .. Read More →

Contemporary Architecture Diluted in a Bucolic Landscape: ME House

Contemporary Architecture Diluted in a Bucolic Landscape: ME House

Otta Albernaz Arquitetura completed ME House, a 360 square-meter residence located Jambeiro, São Paulo, Brasil. The modern project is described as almost diluted in its landscape, with private and discreet facades gradually unveiling vibrant inter.. Read More →

Historic Tower in Amsterdam’s Iconic Dam Square Converted Into Artist’s Residence

Historic Tower in Amsterdam’s Iconic Dam Square Converted Into Artist’s Residence

Dutch interior architecture firm i29 designed the interior of a historic department store tower in Amsterdam’s iconic Dam Square. The unconventional interior will serve as an artist’s residence and is part of a larger program entitled ̶.. Read More →

Harbour House In Antwerp Looks to the Future

Harbour House In Antwerp Looks to the Future

Zaha Hadid Architects was the mastermind behind this renovation and addition to the Port House of Antwerp, Belgium. This dramatic addition to the Antwerp skyline took almost a decade to plan and build. The geometric glass and steel structure, whi.. Read More →

Contemporary Forest Retreat Faces Both Sunrise and Sunset

Contemporary Forest Retreat Faces Both Sunrise and Sunset

The Lantern Ridge House sits atop a small wooded hill in Kerhonkson, New York. From its hilltop seat, it’s windowed walls face both sunrise and sunset. The creative team at Studio MM was challenged to design a contemporary forest retreat.. Read More →

Small 1950’s Building Hiding a Jewel Conversion Within: Le 205 by Atelier Moderno

Small 1950’s Building Hiding a Jewel Conversion Within: Le 205 by Atelier Moderno

A designer, his two sons, and their tireless terrier Winston share a small 1950’s building that stands rather unnoticed among its neighbors in the Mile-Ex district in Montreal, Canada. The robust walls of this former workshop, however, hide a jew.. Read More →

Family Estate in California Pushing Privacy to Its Limits

Family Estate in California Pushing Privacy to Its Limits

Nestled between oak trees, pine, cedar, birch and walnut trees, on a flag lot in Atherton, California, this contemporary residence offers privacy and an aesthetically pleasing environment for family life. The new family estate is protected by 20.. Read More →

Modern Hawaiian House Infused With Cultural Heritage

Modern Hawaiian House Infused With Cultural Heritage

Designed by Kari Demond of Austin-based KLM Interiors, this modern Hawaiian house we’re about to dive into was imagined as cradling an inspiring lifestyle. Expansive ocean views create a direct connection to the coastal landscape, reflecte.. Read More →

Open Spaces, Large Windows Create Serendipity in Oregon

Open Spaces, Large Windows Create Serendipity in Oregon

Designed and built by Jordan Iverson Signature Homes, the Serendipity house, a striking family residence in Eugene, Ore., features a double-height great room bathed in natural light. The focal point of this space, which serves several functions,.. Read More →

Five-Bedroom Residence Near Toronto Unveiling Luxurious Living: 166 The Kingsway

Five-Bedroom Residence Near Toronto Unveiling Luxurious Living: 166 The Kingsway

An intriguing play of geometric shapes and exterior finishes defines 166 The Kingsway project, a modern house located near Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The five-bedroom, five-bathroom dwelling is currently on sale, listed at approximately $2.4 million.. Read More →

Contemporary Home in Mexico Features Glass Walls and Steel Bridges

Contemporary Home in Mexico Features Glass Walls and Steel Bridges

The contemporary home, La Casa en el Bosque, in Mexico City, Mexico, is composed of two volumes connected by steel bridges and glass flooring and walls. One of the structures houses the living areas, while the other holds the laundry and service w.. Read More →

Sophistication Defining Recently Renovated Stone House in Switzerland

Sophistication Defining Recently Renovated Stone House in Switzerland

Undergoing a renovation – and a historic one nonetheless – is a task best left to creative professionals, who can envision a new life for an old building that still has so many to offer. This renovated stone house in a historic villag.. Read More →

Contemporary Addition to Small Fishermen’s Village: The Cube House

Contemporary Addition to Small Fishermen’s Village: The Cube House

Designed by architect Irene Escobar Doren , the Cube House in O’Higgins Region, Chile is a contemporary addition to a small village of fishermen. The first step in building the residence was to “raise the house on piles, condensing the stru.. Read More →

Intriguing Play of Volumes Exhibited by The Urbane House in Gujarat, India

Intriguing Play of Volumes Exhibited by The Urbane House in Gujarat, India

Hiren Patel Architects completed the design and development of The Urbane House, a private contemporary home located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. According to the project developers, the project pays tribute to the concept “form follows func.. Read More →

Contemporary Appearance Camouflaging Brooklyn Roots: Slate Street Townhouse

Contemporary Appearance Camouflaging Brooklyn Roots: Slate Street Townhouse

Hiding its Brooklyn roots inside a contemporary appearance, the State Street Townhouse by architects and owners Christine and Ben Hansen is an intriguing mix of old and new. This family crib in New York, USA, inspires openness and light throughout,.. Read More →

Holiday Home with Stunning Lake View in Chile

Holiday Home with Stunning Lake View in Chile

The architect Cristian Hrdalo completed the renovation of this countryside holiday home in 2008. The clients had a large family, with 8 children and 12 grandchildren, and wished to renovate the central lodge, Maiten. Smaller cabins surround the l.. Read More →

Summer Dreaming: Tour Shakira’s Miami Beach Estate for Sale

Summer Dreaming: Tour Shakira’s Miami Beach Estate for Sale

Shakira, famous for her songs “Hips Don’t Lie” and “Chantaje,” is selling her six-bedroom Miami Beach home for $11.648 million. Touches of her Middle Eastern heritage, like a hookah lounge, add bohemian chic to the mini.. Read More →

Modern 9-Room Peninsula Home in Sweden Opening Up to the Views

Modern 9-Room Peninsula Home in Sweden Opening Up to the Views

Boasting a living surface of 316 square meters, this peninsula home in Sweden designed by architect Boris Culjat is surrounded by a dream landscape. The main unit accommodates nine rooms plus kitchen and is structured on two levels. There is also a.. Read More →

Old Laundry Room Ingeniously Converted Into Small Home by Azevedo Design

Old Laundry Room Ingeniously Converted Into Small Home by Azevedo Design

Designer Christi Azevedo of Azevedo Design converted an old laundry boiler room in California, USA into a charming guest apartment. The project was achieved by adding height to the original brick volume, which makes the exterior appearance stand ou.. Read More →

Modern Residence With a Luminous Character in Singapore: 65BTP-House

Modern Residence With a Luminous Character in Singapore: 65BTP-House

ONG&ONG Pte Ltd. completed the design and development of 65BTP-House, a private residence with a luminous contemporary character in Singapore. The project is surrounded by a vast garden that converges at a colossal pre-war rain tree of such mag.. Read More →

Foundation Issues? Here’s How to Tell

Foundation Issues? Here’s How to Tell

Your home is one of your biggest investments, and you want it to remain in prime condition for as long as possible in order to get a high return on that investment. However, foundation issues can threaten this. It’s best to fix foundation issue.. Read More →

Inspired By the Raw Beauty of a Tuscany Villa: Residence BO in Ukraine

Inspired By the Raw Beauty of a Tuscany Villa: Residence BO in Ukraine

Inspired by the raw beauty of the villas in Tuscany, Italy, Baraban+ Design Studio completed the design and development of Residence BO, a 985 square-meter house in Kiev, Ukraine. The massive project with its rocky walls, arched windows and organic.. Read More →

Infinite Bridge Sculpture in Denmark Enriches Coastal Landscape

Infinite Bridge Sculpture in Denmark Enriches Coastal Landscape

An infinite bridge was imagined by danish architect studio Gjøde & Povlsgaard Arkitekter as being a circle floating on water . Drawing attention to the shoreline, where the piers would line up steamboats in the old days, this modern sculpt.. Read More →

Style and Functionality Shape Cross Stitch Wood Extension Inspired by an Inheritance 

Style and Functionality Shape Cross Stitch Wood Extension Inspired by an Inheritance 

Adding a wood extension to your crowded existing home might turn it into something out of a dream. Imagine your dream home – I bet you saw its front facade with your mind’s eye. But did you ever think that your home’s backside com.. Read More →

Modern Home Extension Blending Familiarity and Functionality 

Modern Home Extension Blending Familiarity and Functionality 

What used to be a double fronted Victorian terrace house in Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia, recently became an inspiration to us all, as you will see in the images below. Transformed from a potentially livable home into a mesmerizing collection of.. Read More →

Cozy Summer House Merges Scandinavian and Belarusian Design

Cozy Summer House Merges Scandinavian and Belarusian Design

Minsk-based Zrobym Architects completed the design of a summer house in the village of Raubichi, Belarus. The 731 square-foot wooden cabin was envisioned as a cozy retreat for the client’s mother. “Trying to execute all the wishes of .. Read More →

Defining a House Style: What Is a Mediterranean Home?

Defining a House Style: What Is a Mediterranean Home?

If you’re a fan of luxurious living, there’s no better architectural style for you than Mediterranean. These homes remind viewers of seaside villas and time spent on vacation. That said, have you ever wondered what exactly it is that make.. Read More →

Inciting Symmetry: Weekend House Comprising Box-Shaped Volumes

Inciting Symmetry: Weekend House Comprising Box-Shaped Volumes

Tsai Residence is a peculiar weekend house designed by HHF Architects in collaboration with Chinese artist, Ai Weiwei, in Ancram, New York. Home of two art collectors, the venue reflects their taste for simple abstractionism. House is defined by fo.. Read More →

An Ice Cream Parlor with a View of the Past

An Ice Cream Parlor with a View of the Past

Located in the town of Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine, this project by Michael Samoriz modernizes an important part of history by incorporating it into everyday life. This historic fortress has been converted into a shopping and entertainment galleria, .. Read More →

Victorian in Australia Seamlessly Transitions to Modern Extension

Victorian in Australia Seamlessly Transitions to Modern Extension

From the back of this house in suburban Melbourne, Australia, you’d never guess it was a Victorian. Robson Rak Architects upgraded the Malvern home and added a new living space off the courtyard. The clients requested that the new spa.. Read More →

Custom Loft Maximizes Space in Tiny San Francisco Condo

Custom Loft Maximizes Space in Tiny San Francisco Condo

As San Francisco real estate demands increase and available space decreases, designers at ICOSA, in collaboration with Peter Suen, created the Domino Loft. The dynamic, multifunctional volume was built in a condominium in the city’s Fina.. Read More →

Historic Chapel in Belgium Converted into Architecture Office

Historic Chapel in Belgium Converted into Architecture Office

This historic chapel in Belgium was recently converted by Studio klaarchitectuur into an unconventional office space. Dubbed Waterdog, the project aims to transform architecture work into an almost spiritual experience. “Due to the chapel’.. Read More →

Shabby Hunting Cabin Turned Into Impressive L-Shaped Contemporary Residence

Shabby Hunting Cabin Turned Into Impressive L-Shaped Contemporary Residence

Shands Studio Architects converted a shabby hunting cabin and summer guest house in San Anselmo, CA, USA into an impressive contemporary residence. The main purpose of the planning stage was to connect the project to its rich landscape. In the buil.. Read More →

1947 Home in Germany Gets a Contemporary Update

1947 Home in Germany Gets a Contemporary Update

Place of Peace, a 1947 single-family home in Mühlheim, Germany, was redesigned by ONE!CONTACT. The 3,000-square-foot house offers forest views and contemporary architectural features while maintaining a quintessential traditional appeal. The lav.. Read More →

Surprising Geometry Exhibited by Contemporary Holiday Retreat in Spain

Surprising Geometry Exhibited by Contemporary Holiday Retreat in Spain

La Casa de los Vientos was imagined as a contemporary holiday retreat for a four person family, three generations included. “The new project is approached as an answer to the place and the expectations of the users in terms of leisure, comfo.. Read More →

Casual Luxury Exuded by Spacious Villa in Puerto de Andratx, Spain

Casual Luxury Exuded by Spacious Villa in Puerto de Andratx, Spain

This spacious villa located in the scenic Puerto de Andratx, Spain is impressive to say the least. The property is located on a lot of 2500 square meters with a private pool and a generously-sized garden, several magnificent terraces, barbecue are.. Read More →

Surprising Red Bull Offices in New York Designed in a Modern, “Low-Key” Tone

Surprising Red Bull Offices in New York Designed in a Modern, “Low-Key” Tone

Taking an unconventional approach, the architects at INABA designed the Red Bull Offices in New Tork in a “low-key” tone. The 16,800 square-foot project is “simple and without the pretense of being on the cutting edge of cool tech.. Read More →

Gambier Island House Dramatically Integrated In A Rocky Landscape

Gambier Island House Dramatically Integrated In A Rocky Landscape

Developed by Mcfarlane Biggar Architects + Designers, Gambier Island House is an impressive modern residence dramatically integrated in a rocky landscape on Gambier Island, near Vancouver, Canada. The project was especially envisioned as a weekend .. Read More →

Tiny Concrete Bunker Opens to a 3-Story Home Filled With Light

Tiny Concrete Bunker Opens to a 3-Story Home Filled With Light

If you saw this squat, rough-hewn tiny concrete hut as you passed by on the highway, you’d probably think it was a neglected storage shed, or maybe the mountain lair of an aescetic hermit. With its rusty metal door and 20-foot-wide façade, t.. Read More →

Futuristic Airport in Russia Honors Space Exploration

Futuristic Airport in Russia Honors Space Exploration

Nefa Architects completed the design of a futuristic terminal at Kurumoch International Airport in Samara Oblast, Russia. The interiors of the new terminal pay tribute to the era of space exploration. Kurumoch is the largest airport in the V.. Read More →