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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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Compact Home in Spain With An Arresting Inverted Floor-Plan

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Located in the old town of Blanes, Girona, Spain, this compact home’s design absorbs your attention with an arresting color contrast and sleek, modern design lines. Architects of Jordi Queralt collaborated with La Boqueria to erect this eye-catching structure under the Spanish sun. This curious structure is, in fact, a cozy home known as House Ca’s Bouer. Functional and […]

Modern Rejuvenation of a Classic California Home: Henbest Residence

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Henbest Residence is a private house recently redesigned by Robert Sweet, located in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, USA. Initially planned and designed in 1966 by the iconic mid-century modern Architect Pierre Koenig, the building is considered a rejuvenation of a classic California home: “The new design upgrades the building envelope, MEPs, updates finishes and gently […]

Refreshing Txai House Inspired by Vernacular Bahian Dwellings in Itacaré, Brazil

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The colorful vernacular Bahian dwellings were the starting inspiration point for developing the Txai House, located in the city of Itacaré, Brazil. While the architects at Studio MK27 envisioned this residence as a place to drink coconut cocktails and sway in the alluring hammocks, these are just secondary aspects one would use to define this […]

Cape Town House Encapsulating Panoramic Sea and Mountain Views

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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 and Camps Bay and the Twelve Apostles to the South. The Brief was to create […]

Triangle-Shaped Residence Creatively Built on Small Lot in Australia: Mount Lawley House

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Mount Lawley House by Robeson Architects is the project developers’ own home, built on a 180m2 triangular lot in Perth, Western Australia. The design represents the architects’ belief in function over convention and that small, odd parcels of land can be successfully and affordably developed into interesting and spacious buildings. The geometric forms of the […]

New Toronto Garden House Decluttering Owner’s Life

Architectural firm LGA Architectural Partners imagined this cleverly named Garden House as vertically stacked living spaces so that the garden space extends under large floor-to-ceiling windows and doors open at garden level. The owner of this beautiful garden house wanted to remain in her neighborhood, but changed her old Edwardian house for a new construction in Toronto’s west […]

Contemporary Holiday Escape in Portugal: House of Four Houses by PROD

Located in Penafiel, Portugal, House of Four Houses was envisioned by PROD for a small family. Each of the four persons living here is represented by an individual volume. According to the architects, “three of the volumes are orthogonally organized around a core, whilst a fourth rotates to match the direction of an existing neighboring […]

Fresh and Colorful “Aldo House” Adapted to a Fast-Pace Life in Canada

Designed for a couple of entrepreneurs with a fast-pace life, The Aldo House by Prototype Design Lab is an impressive residence located in Southern Ontario, Canada. According to the architects, the project is “broken into three slipping volumes of varying heights and lengths, staggered to respond to site and programmatic conditions. Each one is clad with […]

Modern Forest House Near Moscow Illuminating Surroundings

Spreading over an area of 275 square meters, this House near Moscow was imagined by M2 Architectural Group. Take a second to imagine a modern Russian residence. Because you are about to see how this modern forest house near Moscow beautify its surroundings and understand how it can change owner’s lifestyle for the better. It is an example of how […]

Crazy-Colorful Modern House in Guatemala Hosting an Art Gallery: Casa Chinkara

Colorful and inviting, Casa Chinkara is a modern architecture project envisioned by SOLISCOLOMER and located in a lush forest environment near Guatemala City, Guatemala. The building is associated by the architects with “a rock embedded in the landscape, an ethereal element that follows the order of the contour lines of the terrain. This rocky volume […]

Complex Interplay of Elongated Interiors: Chiltern Drive House in Singapore

Chiltern Drive House in central Singapore has been imagined by WOW Architects as a home deeply rooted in its environment, tailored to suit the needs of the clients: “The house was constructed as a single monolithic concrete structure. The woven steel reinforcement and raw timber formwork into which the concrete was cast, have imprinted the […]

Perfectly Harmonizing Work and Play: Lakefront Basecamp Residence

Basecamp Residence by Johnston Architects is an impressive lakefront house in Ronald, Washington, United States. According to the architects, the concept behind the project refers to pausing at a base camp before ascending a mountain: “This retreat was conceived as a place to recharge between milestones in life. The spatial organization allows one to reorient […]

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 out. Despite a floor area of approximately 93 square feet (about 9 square meters), this clever small […]

Surprisingly Narrow Home Provoking Creative Solutions

This narrow home in Edmonton, Canada, measures only 17 feet wide from one side to the other of its eye-catching facade. Making the best of the compact 25′ x 140’ infill lot, the studio who imagined the inspiring modern home – Thirdstone inc. – saw this project as an opportunity to create a unique home. Rising up two stories in […]

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