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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Personalized Modern Island Living: the Lopez Island Residence

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The Lopez Island Residence is surrounded by as much inspiring nature as possible. Located – as its name states – on Lopez Island, Washington, the home cascades gently between the trees to offer a bold connection to nature. The structure of the house runs along a river close by. This allowed an orientation that offers […]

LEGO Inspired Photographic Work Drawing Attention on Valencia’s Decaying Buildings

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Valencia residents Ivars and Lopez liken of EspaiMGR recently came up with an intriguing idea for drawing attention on the decaying buildings in their city. Their photographic work envisions LEGO additions (should we call them original public art interventions?) that liven the otherwise neglected buildings and act as a call to action. According to the […]

Luxury Wrapped Up in Good Taste: The Compass Pointe House

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The Compass Pointe House was designed by Sean Anderson of Progressive Concept Design, in collaboration with Kelly Deck and is located in Whistler, Canada. Made from local stone and wood, the house has an interesting and inviting exterior, with windows which ensure unobstructed views of the mountain peaks nearby. You are looking at a good […]

Sustainable Extension Project in Australia: Ilma Grove House

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Ilma Grove House was designed by Andrew Maynard Architects and is located in Northcote, Australia. You are looking at a lovely extension for a family home built in strong relationship with its environment while paying tribute to sustainability: “Taking advantage of the north-facing backyard, the geometrical structure sits behind the existing building without invading the […]

Green Retail Design for the Replay Store in Florence

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The Replay Store in Florence has a unique green design developed by Vertical Garden Design. Collaborating with the designers from Studio 10, the vertical design firm managed to design an unusually creative store. The new concept store benefits from a 7 meters high L-shaped wall and has been built according to sustainable criteria. The ecological […]

Impressive Architecture Project: House -=+ by Less Is More Design

French architect and photographer Julien Smith, is established in Vietnam for 7 years and run the studio “Less Is More Design”. For today we would like to present an original project called “House-=+” and located in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh), a crowded city in Vietnam. Here are the details we received: An empty land of […]

Geometric Residence in Ottawa Featuring Bold Architectural Elements

The Fold Place was designed by Toronto/Ottawa based architectural firm Linebox. Built in Ottawa’s Glebe neighbourhood, the two storey house welcomes guests with its eastern side entrance. The architects describe their work: “A cantilevered bay wraps around the corner at the second level, its crisp lines, layering of planes and contrasting materials producing a piece […]

Diverse Building Overlooking The Beaches of Malibu: Birdview Residence

The warm sandy beaches on the Pacific coastlines inspire impressive cribs in terms of size and architecture. For today we would like to showcase the imposing Birdview Residence designed by Doug Burdge in collaboration with interior designer Tim Clarke and located in Malibu. This diverse modern home stretches over 10,000 square feet and has no […]

1900s Brewery in San Francisco Converted into Artist’s Studio

Beth Weintraub from The Weintraub Maneuver sent us a unique design conversion. Here are the details we received: “Originally built in 1900 as Enterprise Brewery in the Mission District of San Francisco, the building was in complete disrepair when the current owner took possession in 2005. Remodeled with all high efficiency systems over a three […]

Simplicity and Tastefulness: Villager 8 in Aspen, Colorado

Villager 8 was designed by Rowland + Broughton Architecture and is located in Aspen, Colorado. Here is the description we received from the architects: “Having already completed four full interior renovations for homeowners at Aspen’s Villager Townhomes, plus an exterior renovation for the entire property, R+B jumped at the opportunity to acquire one of the […]

Transparency, Reflection, Ecology and Security: DD California Home

DD Southern California Home was designed by Peggy Dupuis, interior designer, Dale Naegle, Architect and her husband, a civil engineer and international builder. Here is the information Peggy sent us:  “The property, its ocean view, its north west orientation and setting sun provided  plenty of inspiration. The two story contemporary home offers an amazing view […]

Imposing House Displaying Interesting Volumes and Materials

The Mount Baker Residence in Seattle, Washington is one of the best works of Pb Elemental Architecture. Featuring a narrow and tall structure, the house unveils a dynamic urban character. Situated on a steep sloped terrain, the house’s architecture makes use of the environment instead of fighting it. Tall, column-like windows on the sides of […]

Exceptionally Planned House for an Expanding Family: Matsuki Residence

The Matsuki Residence is a modern and exceptionally planned house, designed by Hong Kong based HEAD Architecture and Design. The contemporary and versatile spaces you can see in the pictures used to be part of two smaller apartments. These were transformed into a versatile entertaining space and a comfortable and chic private bedroom and bathroom. […]

Geometry and Architecture Combined in a Beautiful House in Florida

Architect Juan Carlos Ricardes in collaboration with Jay Hedahl completed an intriguing house design in Florida, which impresses due to its unique exterior. A massive white concrete volume with an original geometry, unexpected entrances and asymmetrically placed windows invites guest to contemplate further.  The facade of the house is truly mesmerizing and includes the main […]

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