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In the architecture category you can see : modern houses with a ”wow”-effect, exterior and interior inspiration, landscaping ideas, astonishing buildings from all around the globe and focus on sustainability-these are just a few of the highlights in this category. Learn how to maximize the potential of each room in your home by simply viewing incredible works of world-renowned designers and architects, gathered into a single place. Expect only the best in color composition, use of materials and human ingenuity!

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Designed to Boost Creativity: Contemporary Madison Residence in Kansas City, USA

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When designing Madison Residence in Kansas City, Missouri, the architects at KEM Studio decided to put aside functionality (as a starting point for the design) and create something inspired by the owners’ lifestyle. Three main directions were identified during the research process: “The first was for the new house to be modern, minimal and sustainable: […]

Ingenious Addition to Small Victorian House in Dublin: The “Scale of PLY” Project

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By employing plywood in a creative manner, the team at NOJI Architects remodeled Scale of PLY, a Victorian two-level building in Dublin, Ireland. Dark and uncomfortably small, the construction was cleverly upgraded: “The redesign of the ground floor knocked the ground floor walls in the return to open out the kitchen into a new extended […]

Contemporary Interpretation of Quebec Summer Cottage: L-House by CCM2 Architects

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CCM2 Architectes completed the design and development of L-House, a modern summer cottage located in Fossambault-sur-le-Lac, QC, Canada. Nestled between birch trees, the residence is defined as a contemporary interpretation of the neighboring traditional Quebec homes. A prefabricated main volume intersects with a wooden cantilevered rectangular block, creating an L-shape. According to the project developers, […]

Visually Striking Applecross House Showcasing Large Roof and Balcony Overhangs

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Applecross House by Brian Burke Homes is an original looking two-level residence located in Perth, Australia, close to the Canning River foreshore. The aim of the architects was to maintain the essence of a traditional home, while planning an unconventional luxury retreat. Due to extensive use of glass and large terraces adjoining both levels, the […]

“Passage of Landscape” Residence in Japan Honoring Interconnected Spaces

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Passage of Landscape in Toyota, Japan is a private home designed by Achitect ihrmk near a terraced paddy field. The clients wanted a home that would allow them to wake up to the peaceful sounds of nature. Functionally, the brief required plenty of storage space to fulfill their daily needs: “I did not want to […]

Visually Provoking Modern Retreat in Bulgaria: Slight Slope Long House

Located in Targovishte, Bulgaria, Slight Slope Long House is a modern residence envisioned by I/O Architects as a massive horizontal volume. According to the project developers, the topography of the site resembles a cavea of an antic theater: “The long structure is facing the favorable sun orientation and the view in slight opposition of the […]

Overlapping Spatial Volumes Defining Fenwick Street House in Australia

Fenwick Street House by Julie Firkin Architects surprises due to its unconventional architecture and indoor overlapping spatial volumes. Covering an area of 1,130 square feet, the project in Clifton Hill, Victoria, Australia consists of a wooden addition to the original weatherboard cottage on the site: “This design was developed to maximize the available light and […]

Black Modern Refuge Surrounded by Vine Fields: Schuler Villa in Switzerland

Have a look at this black modern refuge surrounded by lush vegetation in the village of Boudry, Switzerland. Schuler Villa is a three-level, 690 square-meter residence designed and implemented by andrea pelati architecte. Aiming for a high level of privacy, the studio created a relatively closed facade towards the public spaces, while opening up the […]

Modern Home Design Reflecting the Owners’ Personalities: Golf House in Australia

Developed by Studio 15b for a retired couple, the Golf House in Brisbane, Australia is a modern residence overlooking a beautiful golf course. The project was planned on a single level, with no internal stairs. This idea was driven from the clients’ request of having a user-friendly home they could feel comfortable in for a […]

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 guest house on the site, with its own kitchen and living room with […]

Modern Family Home in UK Exuding a Fresh Character: The Butterton Project

LLI Design have recently completed The Butterton Project, which consisted of a total make-over of the ground floor of a newly built house in Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom. The clients, a young professional couple with two children, wanted a modern look that wasn’t cold and clinical. They wanted their home to be somewhere they could relax […]

Heritage Building in Portugal Gets a Striking Contemporary Extension: Curva House

Curva House in Australia by LSA Architects & Interior Design merges the appeal of a heritage Federation-style building with the contemporary vibe of a bold extension: “Created around a love of entertaining and family, the seamless link between the spaces allow for effortless flow with the strong use of texture and form. The formal gardens, […]

Contemporary Beverly Hills Home Boasting Circular Motifs

Dennis Gibbens Architects imagined a contemporary Beverly Hills home as a heavenly place under the Californian sun where living and entertaining go hand in hand. Completely renovating the existing structure and offering inhabitants the possibility to live a blessed life here, Dennis Gibbens Architects worked with talented craftsmen to convey the existing home into a stunning cul-de-sac property. Boasting […]

Modern Forest House Dedicated to Blues Music: Black House Blues

A couple in love with the blues imagined their life together. Painting the picture, they needed a place that would magnify this passionate love for soul-shaking music and help it unfold naturally.  This is how the Black House Blues in a small village called Kulautuva in Lithuania, was built. Spreading over 170 square meters, this modern forest house in Lithuania is dressed […]

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