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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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Practical One-Level Residence With a Spacious Cross-Section: The Skylight House

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Challenged to design a spacious residence for a family of six in Sydney, Australia, Andrew Burges Architects developed Skylight House, a compact and functional one-level retreat: “Our brief for this residential alterations and additions project was to rework a badly planned existing dwelling, and previous alterations project, to create a house with improved natural light […]

Challenging Australian Home Design Polished to Perfection

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Bowler Residence was designed by Tim Stewart Architects to comply with strict building regulations while offering a platform for panoramic city views in Paddington, Queensland. This modern Australian home was imagined as a terraced space for living with direct connection to the sunny outdoors. Architects describe it as “this new residence in Paddington, Queensland involved the integration […]

Striking Clifton 2A Residence in Cape Town Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean

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Clifton 2A Residence is an impressive contemporary project recently completed by studio SAOTA in Clifton, an affluent suburb of Cape Town in South Africa. Built on a spectacular, yet challenging site, the massive home comes with 270° views of the Atlantic Ocean, Camps Bay and the Twelve Apostles beyond. The clients’ brief requested a flexible family getaway that would cleverly […]

Flexible House Providing Room for Both Socializing and Seclusion: Villa J in Sweden

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Adapted to the living needs of a family of five, Villa J by Architect Johan Sundberg stands out on the background of a former fishing village east of the town of Höllviken, in Sweden. “While the house itself is close to the water, the corner site is adjacent to roads in the southeast and –west. Local planning regulations […]

Charming Log Residence in Colorado Unveiling Spectacular Contemporary-Style Rooms

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Located near the Thunderhead high speed chair lift in the Burgess Pines neighborhood, Colorado, this charming log residence offers 5,200 sq. ft. of living space with five comfortable bedrooms and four and one half baths. As you enter this home, you can’t help but notice its texture variety: hickory flooring, Montana logs, travertine, granite, and elegant […]

Elegant Home In Upscale Denver Area Encouraging Leisure

Showcasing an elegant home design, this impressive 5 bedroom and 5 bathroom home in Denver, Colorado, presents a version of reality we are mostly unaware of. The stylish home design seen present throughout the mansion’s 4,215 square feet unravels contemporary craftsmanship sprinkled with Frank Lloyd Wright inspiration. Rising two stories in the air between local vegetation, the elegant home unveils an […]

Small Live/Work Project Filled With Art, Color and Energy: The Tire Shop in Canada

The Tire Shop is MARK+VIVI‘s inaugural project located in the transitioning city of Verdun, Quebec, Canada. The newly renovated space is a former tire shop that currently functions as the designers’ live & work studio. Moreover, the project houses La Façade Art + Architecture, a public storefront gallery dedicated to the exhibition of local contemporary […]

Imposing Log House in Colorado Mirroring Views of the Spectacular Rocky Mountains

Nestled in a fascinating landscape in Loveland, Colorado, USA, this imposing log house mirrors beautiful views of the Rocky Mountains. The holiday-inspiring chalet designed by Architect Kathy Scott is part of a sprawling estate covering 375 acres of land in Saddle Notch and surrounded by open space on three sides. Some of the features of the five-bedroom villa include a […]

Unusual Recording Studio Design in Seoul Dressed in Brick

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

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

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

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  

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 […]

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