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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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Height Differences Generating a Rich Living Experience: HSM House in Israel

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HSM family house is a modern dwelling built on a budget in kibbutz Yehiam, Israel, where one of the owners of SO Architecture grew up as a child. Made of natural materials like concrete, wood and stone, the residence aims to take in the calm beauty of the site, including views to a beautiful oak […]

Original Brick Extension for Mid-century Home in Stoke Newington, London

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Lipton Plant Architects developed an original brick extension for a mid-century home in Stoke Newington, London. Clonbrock Road is a two-level semi-detached house initially built in 1957. The addition stands out due to its pale-brick finish and cantilevered volume. Spacious and modern looking on the inside, it accommodates a living area across the ground floor, […]

Modern Home Design in Chicago Showcasing Elegance and Warmth

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When Homepolish Designer Gabriel Fontes de Faria moved into this new construction townhouse in the city of Chicago, he had a blank canvas to create the perfect space for himself and his husband. Modernism was something Gabriel was taught to love from a young age with his mother being an architect. His husband Grant grew […]

Holiday Retreat in South Africa Maximizing Exquisite Views: Silver Bay Residence by SAOTA

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SAOTA, Antoni Associates & OKHA completed the design and development of Silver Bay Residence, an impressive holiday retreat for a young family. The site is positioned at Shelley Point and faces East over the bay looking towards the mountains behind the small Swartland town of Aurora, South Africa. Three contextual conditions dictate the design. The first […]

Luxurious Mansion With Striking Entertaining Spaces in Brentwood, California

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Located in Brentwood, California, USA, this luxurious mansion currently listed by The Agency at $18,000,000 is visually intriguing to say the least. “534 Crestline Estate”  boasts seven bedrooms, eleven bathrooms and a total surface of 12,720 square feet. Sheltered by a private gate, lush trees and greenery, the limestone facade gradually unveils modern opulence. The […]

Simple Geometry Unveiling Spectacular Interiors: Limantos Residence in São Paulo

Limantos Residence by Fernanda Marques Arquitetos Associados is located on a very steep plot within a rich natural landscape in São Paulo, Brazil. Its simple building geometry evokes the rationalist architecture of Mies van der Rohe. Openness is one of the defining attributes of the project: “Working at the limit between maximum transparency and the […]

Unexpected Filigree Of Colors Adorning The Redaction House in Wisconsin, USA

The Redaction House by Johnsen Schmaling Architects can be described as a wooden box resting on a stepped brick podium. Eye-catching due to its original silhouette and exterior finishes, the dwelling was especially developed for a textile artist and her young family. According to the architects, the new building sits on a narrow sliver of […]

Small and Charming Weekend House With an Optimum Level Of Openness

Located on the Dutch island of ‘Vlieland, this small weekend house looks like a true holiday oasis. Designed by the creative team at Bloem and Lemstra Architects, the compact dwelling comes with a surface of 600 square feet, with a 65 square-feet extension. The client’s brief requested a simple building, with a high level of […]

New Building Skillfully Integrated Into a Historical Ensemble in Hamburg, Germany

Köhler Architekten skilfully integrated a new building within he historic district of Ottensen, in Hamburg, Germany. The classical façade structures of workmen’s and bourgeois houses in the district were reinterpreted and the new resulting surface was covered with the modern HI-MACS® material, designed to inspire a contemporary look. Architect Florian Köhler says that passers-by often […]

Complex Modern Villa Embracing Its Lively Surroundings in Utrecht, The Netherlands

The scenic naturalness of F.L. Wright, the openness of Mies van der Rohe and the tactile materiality of Zumthor stood at the basis of The Dune Villa in Utrecht, The Netherlands. According to HILBERINKBOSCH Architects, the site is unique in the Netherlands: “dense vegetation towards the street, a large open space at the front and an […]

Contemporary Slate House Generously Engaging Its Historic Landscape

Located in Laval, a suburb of Montreal, Slate House by Affleck de la Riva Architects was conceived as an in-situ installation that reveals a pre-existing landscape. Orchestrating a progressive discovery from suburban street to interior courtyard to forest and stream, the house is a sheltered oasis in a unique pastoral setting. Two orthogonal volumes frame […]

Simple Volumes and Natural Materials Defining House in the Landscape by Kropka Studio

Kropka Studio completed the design and development of “House in the Landscape”, a private residence in southern Poland. The project is situated close to the city of Zawiercie, on a spectacular sloping site, in the buffer zone of the Eagles’ Nests natural landscape park. One of the main goals of the design was to visually […]

Historic Farm Converted Into Welcoming Contemporary Retreat in La Cerdanya, Spain

Dom Arquitectura completed an impressive historic farm rehabilitation in the eastern Pyrenees, at the border between France and Spain. The small village of La Cerdanya is surrounded by fields and meadows where agriculture and farming are the main activities. Breathtaking views of the hilly landscape make this plce a natural paradise. The client commissioned Dom Arquitectura […]

Fab Prefab House Overlooking Panoramas of Sonoma’s Rolling Hills 

Chris Pardo Design: Elemental Architecture‘s latest project is this Cloverdale prefab home design resting in Sonoma’s hilly landscape. This prefab home is model “Element 3″, with a square footage of 2,280 and a spacious, open nature. Built by Method Homes, this prefab home shelters three bedrooms and three bathrooms, an open living/dining/ kitchen space, an office overlooking green plains, […]

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