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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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A Delightful Australian Home: North Bondi House by MCK Architects

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The delightful North Bondi House was completed by Australian studio MCK Architects and is located in Bondi, a suburb of Sydney, Australia. According to the architects,“this project comprises a first floor addition and a ground floor reinvention to a space + light deprived semi. Floorspace has been sacrificed on the first floor to create a […]

Colorful and Appealing Student Library in Melbourne by dKO Architecture

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As part of the Australian Federal Government’s Building Education Revolution, dKO Architecture was commissioned to design the student library and associated facilities at St Joseph’s Primary School in Collingwood, Melbourne. Here is the official project description we received: “Today’s libraries are repositories and access points for vast quantities of print, audio and visual materials in […]

Decaying Victorian Houses Made of LEGO Pieces by Mike Doyle

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One look at these photos is enough to make anyone remember that creativity comes in many shapes. These impressive abandoned Victorian homes were all built with the help of LEGO bricks. The original idea belongs to Mike Doyle, who not to long ago finished his third collapsing home in this amazing series. According to Laughing […]

Office and Meeting Space Combined in an Eye-Cathing Building: KIT pavilion

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KIT pavilion was designed by Japanese Architects Atelier K and is located in Kyoto, Japan. The building was especially designed as an office and meeting space for the Kyoto Institute of Technology. A giant cantilevered roof creates a dramatic visual effect and differentiates the project from its surrounding buildings. According to the architects, the multi-functional design […]

Modern Villa Displaying an Original Geometry in Brazil

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Vila Castela was designed by Anastasia Architects and is an original looking modern home located in Nova Lima, Brazil. The cantilevered volumes are a result of the site characteristics: “We have chosen this concept not only for aesthetic reasons, but above all to reduce the interference of the building mass in the topography, keeping the site […]

House in Connecticut Blending Tradition and Contemporary Design

For today we would like to present an intriguing residence, initially built in 1932 for the renowned American muralist Ezra Winter. The impressive 6,600 square foot house was designed by Winterhouse Studio and is located in a privileged landscape in Northwestern Connecticut. The natural environment within which this home is integrated features landscaped gardens, open […]

An Original Contemporary Weekend Retreat in Japan: Tube House2

Tube House2 was designed by Japanese practice Hideki Iwahori in order to serve as a getaway for a married couple who lives in the heart of Tokyo. The urban racket called for a home that is secluded, peaceful and comfortable. The architecture of the project is based on an assembly of partitions resembling a series […]

Sun-Flooded Sustainable Dream Home in the Netherlands: Villa 4.0

Surrounded by an exceptional landscape, Villa 4.0 seems to be the modern equivalent of a dream home. Each and every detail constructs an amazing single family residence that was transformed from a 1967 bungalow that was renovated once before, in 1972. Re-designed by Amsterdam-based studio Dick van Gameren Architecten, the Netherlands villa expresses a transitional […]

Brand Oriented Italian Fashion Store by Alberto Apostoli Studio

When it comes to creating an Italian fashion store based on a company’s overall communication strategy, things can get tricky. However, Alberto Apostoli Studio came up with a design that is both appealing and brand oriented. Here is the official description of the Eliseo store from the architects: “The concept underlying this project is based on […]

Bright Residence Near Stockholm Featuring Contemporary Interiors

Today we showcase a home that would not necessarily fit here if it weren’t for its modern interiors. Located in the Fruvik area just outside Stockholm, Sweden, this home features a clean, modern display of furniture and furnishings. The 1,845 square meter open floor plan is divided into three large, bright bedrooms, two living rooms, […]

Lovely Residence in London Constructed In Just 6 Days!

The Bliss House comes from Bliss Spaces and is located in North London. The unique project we would like to present today consists of two private homes, each having a surface of about 4,000 sq feet, three levels, spacious yards and backyard studios. With a striking architecture, it is hard to believe the Bliss House […]

Work Environment Promoting Comfort and Creativity: Fraunhofer Offices, Portugal

Pedra Silva Architects completed the newest offices for the German institute Fraunhofer. Their team was selected, through an open competition, to design the new Porto headquarters, located at the Technology University Campus: “Parque de Ciência e Tecnologia da Universidade do Porto (UPTEC)”. Here is the project description we were sent by the developers: “Our design […]

Environmentally Friendly Residence in Fayetteville’s Historic District

Located in Fayetteville, Arkansas, in the city’s historic district, the Allen Residence features 1,358 square feet plus an additional 2,596 square feet under roof area including a two car carport, a workshop, a screen porch and front entry porch. The two-bedroom residence is home to Professor and Director of Graduate Studies for Fulbright College of […]

Impressive Cantilevered Residence With a Modern Design in Seattle

Eaton Residence was designed by E. Cobb Architects and is an original looking cantilevered home located in Magnolia Park, Seattle, Washington. The exterior design of this residence is truly imposing and eye-catching. Composed of two intersected volumes, the residence seems to float above the generous pool in the courtyard and watch over it at the same […]

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