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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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Glass and Wooden Volumes Highlighting a Fresh Landscape: Bray’s Island Residence

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The Bray’s Island SC Modern II Residence by SBCH Architects is located in Brays Island Plantation, a private country club in Sheldon, South Carolina, USA. Its modern character is unveiled by a series of connected volumes, paying tribute to minimalism. Asymmetry is a main characteristic of the architectural plan, each point of view offering new […]

Summer House in Argentina Defined by Twisted Concrete Columns

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Located on the shores of a Patagonian lake in Rio Negro, Argentina, this summer house by NE-AR is a redesign of an existing dwelling on the site. According to the architects, the interior space was characterized by “a deep dark dinning- living area with limited relation to the outside with a deficient connection between the […]

Colorful Graffiti as Highlight for Minimalist Villa Von Stein in Frankfurt

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Designed by Philipp Architekten GmbH, Villa Von Stein in situated on a slightly inclined lot in Frankfurt, Germany. The owner’s brief requested a modern home that would ensure a high level of privacy, as well as a good indoor-outdoor connection. As a result, the minimalist building “shows a consequent closed unity towards the street, to […]

Oak Pass Residence in Beverly Hills Surrounded by Lush Vegetation

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Blending in with the natural surroundings, this modern residence in Beverly Hills USA offers two levels of luxurious living. The Oak Pass Residence by Walker Workshop is the main house on a site which also accommodates a guest dwelling and one hundred and thirty beautiful oak trees. Defined by a high level of transparency, the […]

Traditional Mountain Chalet Integrating Modern Life Perks in Colorado

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Contemporary design meets traditional mountain architecture in perfect harmony in this Steamboat Springs, Colorado property. Designed by architect Bill Rangitsch, this home exemplifies the style and vision of a great artist. As you cross the covered bridge entry, the quality of woodwork, chief cliff stone and well-manicured landscaping set the stage for an exciting experience. […]

Seven-Bedroom Residence Exhibiting Lavish Interiors: Water Mill South Estate

Developed by architect Peter Block in collaboration with designer James Michael Howard, the Water Mill South Estate discovered on Brown Harris Stevens is a sumptuous residence featuring 12,000 sqf living space. The construction boasts a shingle-style exterior, elegant proportions and manicured gardens that ornament a three-acre parcel. The grand foyer has inlaid stone patterned floors which […]

Contemporary Extension for Early 1900’s Villa: Matai House in New Zealand

Parsonson Architects completed the redesign of Matai House, a welcoming family home in Wellington, New Zealand. The early 1900’s villa had a simple layout, with rooms situated on each side of a central hallway and a bathroom area in the back. A better connection between interiors was needed, as well as a larger living space […]

Modern Family Home in California Functioning as a Working Vineyard

Designed by Swatt Miers Architects, this modern family home in Windsor, California is built on a a 20-acre plot in the Russian River Valley, known as Retrospect Vineyards. The client’s brief requested a project that would function both as a welcoming family home and as a working vineyard: “Equipment and materials for the vineyard are […]

Compact Home in Spain With An Arresting Inverted Floor-Plan

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

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

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

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

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 […]

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