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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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Unusual Recording Studio Design in Seoul Dressed in Brick

  • Nonhyun Limelight Music Consulting by Dia Architecture (1)
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This modern recording studio design impresses with an unusual facade free from windows. Within a geometric architectural language, the recording studio unveils simplicity and an inspiring play of opaque and semi-transparency. Imposing a modern touch in the densely populated residential area on the inner side of Dosan-daero (in Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea), this sleek brick structure sheltering the Nonhyun Limelight Music […]

Practical and Inspiring Tree-House Granny Flat in Queensland, Australia

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With the cost of construction and renovation processes skyrocketing, investing in an affordable low cost second dwelling on your existing house lot is often a clever idea. This 592 square foot home (55sqm) one bedroom granny flat is presented to us by Kim Alexander builders in collaboration with Baahouse + Baastudio. “Granny flats, or secondary dwellings are making a comeback […]

Minimalist Country House Partaking in the Landscape

  • Taíde House by Rui Vieira Oliveira and Vasco Manuel Fernandes (1)
  • Taíde House by Rui Vieira Oliveira and Vasco Manuel Fernandes (2)
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An old country house can turn into the most lavish minimalist home under the attentive supervision of architects Rui Vieira Oliveira and Vasco Manuel Fernandes. Located in Póvoa de Lanhoso, Portugal, in a small village giving the house its name, this minimalist country house known as Taíde House shows that rehabilitation of an old structure can result in a […]

New Zealand Holiday Retreat Exhibiting a Clear Geometry: The Rutherford House

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Challenged to develop a residence that would victoriously face the cold winters and hot summers in Taupo Tauranga, New Zealand, Dorrington Architects created the Rutherford House. The holiday refuge is made up of four visually distinct units: two black cedar-clad bedroom blocks, a concrete base and a white volume where the living area and kitchen are accommodated. Boasting […]

Wood and Metal Home Skin Embracing Cozy Family Nest  

  • Wood and metal-cladded home in Oakland by Baran Studio (1)
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Presenting a challenging modern shape inspired by traditional architecture in the area, this modern wood and metal home in North Oakland, California, serves both as a cozy family nest and inspiration for the surrounding neighborhood. By reinterpreting the traditional pitched roof and hung windows, architects of Baran Studio embedded the contemporary structure in the neighborhood aesthetics. […]

Tribute to Style and Environmental Responsibility: Vina’s Tiny House in California

With a desire to live lightly and simply, Vina Lustado set out to design and build a tiny house for herself. Vina completed a 140 square foot off-the-grid house that has set a standard for style and environmental responsibility. By enlisting local artists and craftsmen, Vina’s Tiny House embraces the community spirit in Ojai, California. Vina’s […]

Forest-Edge Child-Friendly Family Home in Denmark

Rising next to a forest’s edge, this child-friendly family home in Aarhus, Denmark, invites the green surroundings inside throguh a series of openings, skylights and mesmerizing floor-to-ceiling windows. Designed by C.F. Møller Architects, the home simply known as Villa R occupies a generous lot near a forest. Within this easily breathable environment, the family can relax and live modernly while enjoying […]

Surprising Modern Deronda Residence Located Just Below the Hollywood Sign

Deronda Residence is an imposing family home located near the apex of Beachwood Canyon, in the Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles, California. According to the architects at Space International, the project is originally composed of two main volumes, “shifted off-axis from each another to accentuate the difference in program which lies within”. Terraces and sliding glass […]

Connecting Three Historic Dwellings with a Modern Extension: Inspiring House in Vexin

Recently completed by French architect Jean-Philippe Doré, House in Vexin is an inspiring project that connects three historic homes with a modern extension. One of the main challenges was to renovate the existing buildings in the spirit of the village, while maintaining details such as the traditional roof tiles and the original lime plaster. On the other hand, […]

Californian-Style Home Playing With Color and Transparency: The Flagship Project

The Flagship Project is a generously-sized residence developed by Dupuis Design in San Clemente, California, USA. The very modern Californian-style home plays with transparency, as it features customized bay windows that offer views of the ocean, the islands and the magnificent Californian sunset. Its interior is curved and rounded, contrasting with the quite geometrical exterior. […]

Mountain Guest House in Spain Connected To Generously-Sized Garden and Views

Architect Pablo Serrano Elorduy collaborated with interior designer Blanca Elorduy of Dom Arquitectura  in developing this charming mountain guest house in Barcelona. The existing volume could not be changed, so the creative team adapted the guest house program to it: “First of all we covered with insulation and waterproofing the roof, and then we did […]

Jovial Office Building Design in Texas Complete With Two-Story Adult Slide

Resignation Media recently completed an impressive 14,000 square-foot office building in Austin, Texas complete with bars, beer chutes, community lounges and functional work spaces. Marrying the jovial brand with a practical environment, the space is headquarters to comical entertainment site, theCHIVE, a burgeoning beer line, Resignation Brewery and a non-profit philanthropic effort, Chive Charities, among […]

Textured Fabrics Shaping Up The Refined Eaton Mews North House in London

Entitled “Eaton Mews North”  this 1,700 square foot mews house located in Belgravia, London and arranged over four levels is extremely refined. Roselind Wilson Design were appointed to redevelop the structural interior layouts, furniture layouts, design of the kitchen and the bathrooms. All interior finishes and details including doors, skirtings, joinery, architectural and decorative lighting were […]

User-Friendly for Wheelchairs and Sneakers Alike: Magnolia Mid-Mod House in Seattle

We were impressed by the openness and elegance of this lovely home designed by Carol Sundstrom of Röm Architecture Studio and architect Karen Braitmayer, Working together to transform Karen’s own home for her family resulted in an outstanding remodeling project. Magnolia Mid-Mod House is a welcoming residence located on top of Magnolia hill in Seattle. The new […]

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