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Architecture

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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Residence in Norway Embedding Innovative Sustainable Features: ZEB Pilot House

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Completed by Snøhetta, in collaboration with ZEB (The Research Center on Zero Emission Buildings) and Optimera, ZEB Pilot House is a innovative architecture project embedding a variety of sustainable solutions. The building in Larvik, Norway has everything a single family house needs, yet it is intended as a show-home for various groundbreaking energy-efficient systems. But […]

Elegant Villa Tastefully Integrating a Fusion of Styles: “Modern Palace” in Warsaw

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Located in the vibrant capital of Warsaw, this contemporary home entitled “Modern Palace” by Mood Works inspires elegance throughout. According to the designers, the idea was to integrate traditional furniture within a modern setting, that would complement the classic architecture of the house: “Natural elements, finest materials and interior colors, organic shapes and textures represent […]

Delightful Family Home in New Zealand Celebrating Healthy Living: M House

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Did you ever think of the alphabet as inspiration for creative home designs? Make Architecture Studio completed the development of the charming M House, a single family residence in Auckland, New Zealand: “Small, but with delight, this project looks at how a modest alteration and addition can make a positive contribution to the way a […]

First Carbon-Positive Prefab House Produces More Energy Than It Consumes

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Characterized by Australian modular building expert ArchiBlox as the world’s first carbon-positive prefab living unit, the Archi+Carbon Positive House is designed to be self-sustainable. According to the project developers, the new project “provides the option for a more environmentally-conscious design, through both reducing embodied energy that accompanies new-home construction and maintaining positive-energy production.” The photos below depict […]

Eclectic Redesign Project Mixing Vintage and Modern Details in New Rochelle, New York

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In a quaint colonial building on a wooded street in New Rochelle, New York, just an hour outside of NYC is the location of interior designer Danielle Colding’s new eclectic project. The client wanted the house completely redone to feature her eclectic art collection, which also served as inspiration for much of the redesign. With […]

Amber Gardens Luxury Green Homes Reveal Bioclimatic Design

What is the first thing you feel when entering a luxury green home? When it comes to merging function, versatility, aesthetics and acoustics, a luxury green home has the upper hand over traditional residential buildings. “True luxury is green” – promises Amber Gardens. Since the world has come a long way when it comes to green architecture, residential communities in […]

Twin Mirror Houses Reflecting the South Tyrolean Dolomites in Italy

The Mirror Houses developed by Peter Pichler Architecture in South Tyrol, Italy are two interesting holiday villas embedded in an exceptional landscape, outside the city of Bolzano. According to the architects, the volumes open towards east “‘with a big glass facade that fades with curvilinear lines into the black aluminum shell. Mirrored glass on the […]

NY Residence Evoking Comfortable Suburban Living: The “Home in the City” Project

Combining the best of a comfortable suburban home with the sophistication and location of a city apartment, this 6700 square-foot, full floor residence is the perfect urban refuge. Filled with color, the unconventional “Home in the City” project located in 535 West End Avenue, New York is an open invite to both socializing and entertainment. […]

Corner Terrace House Clad in Timber Screens: Lines of Light Residence in Singapore

On a challenging corner terrain in Singapore, HYLA Architects envisioned and implemented Lines of Light Residence, an imposing dwelling with a modern glass facade: “This terrace sits at a corner site and thus the full side of the house fronts the side street. To preserve the privacy but still allowing light and ventilation, a slatted […]

Modern Home Built Between Canopies in Austin, Texas: Canyon Edge Residence

Developed by Tom Hurt Architecture, Canyon Edge Residence dominates a narrow and steep wooded site off Cuernavaca, in Austin, Texas, USA: “A quiet ledge about 10 vertical feet below the road offered a natural place for the house and permits soothing views through the canopies of the trees below to the bottom of a dry-creek […]

Contemporary Detached Dwelling Hiding Spatial Complexity in Montreal, Canada

Located in the Montreal’s Southwest neighborhood, this detached dwelling entitled “Holy Cross House” hides a rich spatial complexity behind its tough working class façade. Turning to the neighbourhood’s post-war veteran’s home as its formal point of departure, the architects at TBA set out to make a project that simultaneously fits in and stands out from […]

Delicate Rustic Touches Exhibited by Captivating EPV House in Vietnam

Located in Ecopark Green Urban Area, Vietnam, EPV House by AHL Architects & Associates surprises due to its delicate rustic design. The clients’ brief requested a peaceful week-end retreat where they could rest, relax and enjoy their free time. A cheerful and welcoming vibe was achieved through the use bamboo and solid wood for interior […]

Remarkable Design Shaping Modern House in Portugal 

Flaunting its surprising architecture on a triangular plot in the city of Leiria, this modern house in Portugal defines its owner’s happiness. Designed by Contaminar Arquitectos as a single-family home, the structure rises from behind a rugged stone wall. Known as Vidigal House and located near a highway making its way across extensive green fields, this futuristic alignment of volumes makes the […]

Modern Summer Home Assembling Panoramic Ocean Views

From the very first time you enter the Long Dune Residence, you know it will surprise you with a modern floor plan enhanced by carefully designed details. The architects warn that “little is revealed until entering the house through a tall glass door that emerges as one approaches the house“. Imagined by Hammer Architects, the modern summer […]

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