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Architecture Design Ideas, Pictures and Inspiration

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!

Strong Geometry Shaping the Exterior of Birds Nest Residence in Arizona

Located in  in Scottsdale, Arizona, the Birds Nest Residence  is a clean-lined residential project defined by bold geometric forms. Embracing simplicity, the house designed by Kendle Design Collaborative… boasts a mid-century modern architecture. The team responsible with the project, strongly influenced by the work of Richard Neutra and Al Beadle‘s modern approach, chose to build up a rectilinear structure and

Volumetric Holiday Home in Brazil by Bernardes + Jacobsen Arquitetura

Volumetric holiday home, CT House  is a stunning modern residence located an hour and a half from the city of São Paulo, Brazil. The project was designed by Bernardes + Jacobsen Arquitetura… and completed in 2010. Two perpendicular volumes create the plateaus, one for access and the other for leisure. The division between spaces was a natural thing to do:

Contemporary Aesthetic Blending with Traditional Layers: Thornbury House

Widely known for its tranquil and beautiful suburbs, Melbourne (Victoria, Australia) is an inexhaustible source of architectural inspiration. From modern to fully traditional venues, the city keeps expanding its boundaries, enriching the landscape of the suburbs. We’ve stumbled upon  Thornbury House, a traditional dwelling with a contemporary extension. The owners, a family who lives in an area with many early…

Korean Design Placed in a Contemporary Context: Ga On Jai Expo Town Project

A mixture of modern practical effectiveness and local traditional aesthetics are combined elegantly in a picturesque ‘’expo town’’ of GangNam, South Korea resulting in Korean design.  A little over 20 years ago, South Korean government constructed an “expo town” where exclusive and famous korean architects for those times, designed the city. GaOnJai was one of the settings of this expo. 

Indian Monsoon Retreat Enhancing the Feeling of Freedom

The more comfortable a home makes you feel, the better! Abraham John ARCHITECTS… completed last year, in Khandala, India, the Monsoon Retreat, a dynamic and fluid living space which opens to the gardens, enhancing the feeling of freedom. Light plays an important role in this context, adding warmth and texture. Boasting an open floor plan, with the kitchen, dinning and

Rotterdam Villa Displaying a Sophisticated Eco Chic Design by Kolenik

The owner of a sublime villa in Rotterdam gave designer Robert Kolenik carte blanche to reinvent its interiors. According to the official press release we were sent by Kolenik…, the result can be summed up as “eco chic eye-candy for extremely comfortable living“.  Take the living room for example. With that grand, eye-catching, custom-made Proud couch by Kolenik measuring

Chill-out Spot Inspiring Openness and Absolute Relaxation: Home Spa

Nestled in Slovakia,  Home Spa is a relaxing & chill-out spot designed by architekti.sk…. Seeking a little bit of calm, privacy and tranquility in their lives, the owners of a Neo-Baroque villa located in the city centre of Bratislava chose to invest in their second home, a contemporary “sanctuary” dedicated to relaxation and pampering. Interconnected, the two houses share

Modern Residence in Hungary Oriented Towards a Garden Pond

After presenting the Lake Side Duplex House by Tóth Project Architecture Office…, another modern residence from the studio caught our attention. The Garden Pond building can be found in a quiet, suburban residential park of Mosonmagyaróvár, in north-western Hungary. It is a one-family house for four persons. The layout and the functional connections got a special attention from the

A Reading Retreat Like No Other: Garden Library by Mjölk architekti

Wouldn’t it be nice is the urge to read a good book came with a complimentary garden library? Check out this beautiful reading retreat envisioned and implemented by Mjölk architekti… in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. With a budget of €4500, the architects built an intriguing dwelling of wood and plywood, using the bookcase as a supporting

Cantilevered Two Hulls House Overlooking the Sea in Nova Scotia, Canada

Two Hulls is one of the many fascinating detached houses, floating above the sandy beach, designed by  MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects… in Nova Scotia, Canada. Cantilevered on concrete foundations, it allows the water to flow freely underneath the structure, without harming the house in any way. The perfect place to construct a seaside refuge home, the isolated plot of land, guarded

Modern Home Aiming at Converting Traditionalists by David Small Design

Described as a “modern home that attracts and even converts traditionalists“, David’s house by David Small Design… sits on a heavily wooded lot, surrounded by traditional homes, in a suburban Toronto neighborhood. The residence is said to illustrate that modern homes can be cozy, inviting and respectful to a community’s established character. Through the use of natural materials, familiar massing

Polyhedral Monoclinic House Adapted to the Urban Setting by Atelier Tekuto

This surprising project, Polyhedral Monoclinic House, located in a peaceful neighborhood of Tokyo was designed by Atelier Tekuto…. It accommodates a three-level home for the client and several studio apartments for rent. I have to admit it, the building that just popped up on the streets of this congested city is quite startling! With an angled roof plane and

House Incorporating Distinctive Blue Zinc Cladding by Altius Architecture

Ontario, Canada is the place where Thorncrest House is nested, incorporating distinctive cladding. The rectangular-shaped single storey residence was designed by Altius Architecture, for a family of six. Being one of their latest inspiring homes…, it features contemporary elements and a coated in blue zinc cladding exterior, standing out from the general street landscape. Glass panels replace the

Australian Residence Engaging with the Backyard by Anderson Architecture

This Australian residence is an existing federation house in Mosman, Australia, that became a delighting living environment after the renovation. The team responsible with the project, Anderson Architecture in collaboration with the interior design studio,  MacKenzie Design Studio…, managed to put together their creative ideas, in order to create a functional eco-friendly home for a family with strong values

A Fine Blend of Traditional and Modern: Stealth Cabin by Superkül Inc Architect

Superkül Inc Architect… designed the Stealth Cabin, a private wooden retreat encompassed by lush green vegetation in Ontario, Canada. The wooden cottage represents an escape into the wilderness, a place where the owners can enjoy a fine moment of tranquility without missing the comfort of their city home. A fine blend of traditional and modern, the peaceful haven is both,

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