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A Story of Love and Modern Architecture: Unconventional Casa Redux Tour [Video]

Instead of opting for a conventional house-tour video, the architects at Studio MK27 chose an intriguing story as a proper way to “describe” Casa Redux in Brazil. Produced by Pedro Kok and Gabriel Kogan, the video below is entitled “That was not my dream” and strangely enough, it narrates the “disadvantages” of living in an […]

Amsterdam Garage Transformed into Light-Filled Spacious Home by i29 Interior Architects

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A former garage space in Amsterdam’s area de Pijp was turned into a spacious home by i29 Interior Architects. Naturally lit by large roofs, the interior with a generous 230 square-meter surface on one floor level is finished in a simple material palette. The repetition of rectangular rough oak wooden finishes is in great contrast with […]

Expressive Brazilian Architecture to Inspire Your Next Home Makeover

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Designed by Ney Lima Architects in Brasilia – Distrito Federal, Brazil, this 570 square meter home spreads over space as well as time. Emerging from the architecture of the 60s, this home combines contemporary appeal with tradition and openness into an exemplary piece of modern Brazilian architecture. Known as Casa Capital, the home showcases straight design […]

How Architects Take Advantage of The Golden Ratio

  • Check out why architects love the golden ratio. Image Via: Priester's Custom Contracting, LLC
  • The ratio can be applied to achieve a variety of shapes. Image Via: Bernard Andre Photography
  • Architects also use the ratio to determine factors like window  and door placement. Image Via: Phinney Design Group
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When you really think about it, one of the coolest facets of architecture is the ability to have buildings be so different – so varied in terms of size, shape, and style – and yet so similar at their core. No matter who designs the building, it is constructed from a blueprint. No matter what […]

Dynamic Floor Design Blending Colorful Hexagonal Tiles and Concrete

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Achieving a sense of dynamics in  a room can be done in a variety of unexpected ways. Take today’s project for example, a minimalist kitchen design, part of G-Roc, a residential project completed by Nook Architects and located in Barcelona, Spain. In this apartment, the designers managed to create a Spartan environment with an industrial […]

Charming Details Exhibited by Original Fairytale Sauna in Russia

Building separate little houses for bath procedures is very common in Russia. However, architectural studio Artecology (led by Russian architect Andrey Bugaev) created a fairytale sauna on a seemingly fairytale land. According to the designers, the walls of this unusual dwelling are made of larch logs which are 280 mm in diameter. Larch wood is […]

Minimalist Staircase Design Enriching Century-Old House in Milan

What can you add to a simple home to make it unique? Italian architects Francesco Librizzi and Matilde Cassani came up with a minimalist staircase design to enrich the overall look of an old dwelling: “An original 1900 house where windows, doors and tiled floors survived to modernity. The only possible intervention was an almost-2D […]

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 building process, framing lumber found on the site was reused and the 100 year old […]

10 Things You Should Know Before Painting A Room

Are you living with boring white walls, but hate the thought of painting? Painting is often a task that homeowners dread. However, it is one of the most inexpensive ways to improve the look of your home without too much effort. Paint colors can dramatically change the mood and interior design of your home. Paint […]

Family Home in Slovakia Paying Tribute to Comfortable Modern Living: Villa M

The architects at Atrium transformed an existing building on a harsh terrain into a contemporary residence able to respond to the growing needs of a family in Kosice, Slovakia. Villa M is structured on three levels and displays a powerful modern geometry. Two terraces, each one oriented in a different direction, contribute to a good indoor-outdoor […]

Surprising Edwardian Building Renovation in Australia: The Brick House

In search of a new architectural language, Clare Cousins Architects envisioned an original looking residence entitled Brick House and located in Prahran, Victoria, Australia. The project is an addition and renovation to a single fronted Edwardian-style dwelling. Privacy from looming neighboring flats was one of the main requests mentioned in the owner’s brief, which is […]

Ingeniously Versatile: REK Extending Coffee Table by Reinier de Jong Design [Video]

REK extending coffee table by Reinier de Jong Design is a flexible furniture piece available in two new versions: oak veneered and all-white. According to the designers, one of the two new versions is almost entirely white except for the subtle black lines. The edges are finished with solid hpl instead of wood. The dark […]

Luxurious Modern Interior Scheme Uncovered by The Appealathon House in Australia

Appealathon House in Perth, Western Australia is a compact modern residence developed by Australian home builder Grandwood by Zorzi. The architectural language of the project is defined by simple lines, order and proportion. A minimalist exterior palette in gray and white is extended indoors, where things seem to really come to life: “The ground floor […]

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 and is briefly defined as “a custom home with exceptional modern lines, signature outdoor space and finishings inspired by couture […]

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