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Architecture Design Ideas, Pictures and Inspiration

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!

Glamorous Villa on the Hills of Los Angeles with an Amazing View

Abramson Teiger Architects… designed this modern home above West Hollywood in Los Angeles, California. A white concrete facade gives the home its majestic feeling. Right next to the main entrance, a room conceived for children receives soft light through the translucent windows. Situated on the hills, the home features 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, a playroom, two family rooms and an

Contemporary Home placed among Threatened Jungle Species

The Jardim Paulista House in Sao Paulo, Brazil, is designed by Brazilian architect Arthur Casas…. Proving to be an interesting project from the very start, this home was constructed on two lots. One of the lots remained almost intact, because it was necessary to allow the Atlantic Jungle species to grow here. The area is one of the most

Impressive Contemporary Home in Kyoto: T House

T House was designed by Atelier Boronski… and is located on a small hill overlooking Kyoto in Japan. The architects confronted with a series of interdictions while elaborating this beautiful home for a young couple, but managed to overcome every obstacle. Integrated in a beautiful natural landscape, the overall design features elements that maximize this advantage, such as the wide

Magnificent Artistic Home with an Art Gallery in Brasil

Casa Je, designed by Humberto Hermeto…, lies on a 3160 m2 terrain in Nova Lima, Brazil. It was constructed like a multi-functional structure: an entertaining space at the ground level, a comfortable resting space with bedrooms at the next level and an art studio and gallery at the bottom level. The house was constructed on a slope, so it

The Perforated House : A Statement of Individuality in Australia

An outstanding facade stands between this home and the rest of the world. This Australian residence by Kavellaris Urban Design (KUD) …is the living proof that architecture is a  dynamic area, that evolves together with good ideas and goes beyond the known barriers. The most expensive feature of this home is the front facade – dominated by perforated steel screens.

Spectacular Blend of Nature & Living: The Pierre Residence

Nestled between giant boulders and overlooking the San Juan Archipelago, this fascinating looking house comes from Olson Kundig Architects… and is also known as  the Pierre residence. We consider this project to be a beautiful and inspiring example of how to combine natural elements with contemporary building designs. The Pierre house was constructed more or less using local materials which

Exotic Villa with Infinity Pool and Spectacular Views in Mexico


Here is an exorbitant building design that we just had to share. This incredible Costa Careyes villa is as luxurious as it is flashy. The project has an interesting story behind and was first envisioned when Gian Franco Brignione, a young Italian, saw these alluring places while traveling in a small plane above Mexico in 1968. Its exotic appearance seems

Artistic Black, White and Grey Home in Rotterdam

The Black Pearl Residence in Rotterdam, the Netherlands was constructed by Studio Rolf and Zecc Architecten…. The two firms collaborated in architecture and interior design to rejuvenate what once was just an abandoned, neglected home in a disadvantaged neighbourhood. This renovating idea is part of Rotterdam`s building revival program: houses in disadvantaged neighbourhoods are given a new face and

Modern and Traditional Remarkably Combined: The White House in Sydney

White House is a delightful architecture project from MCK…, a company whose works we’ve become very fond of. Born from a series of alterations and additions to an old Federation building located in Sydney, this residence is currently a charming, all-equipped family crib. A combination of sandstone, shingles and bricks stood at the basis of the already existing building

Amazing Residence with a Panoramic View of Beverly Hills

After a ground up rebuild, the wonderful Carla Ridge Residence in Beverly Hills needs a new owner…. This dream home is a symphony of white and grey: both the interior and the exterior are dominated by the two colours. When night falls, the house brights up but those few minutes of dusk show why this house is more than

Rainbows, Imagination and Surprises: Pilar’s Story Toyshop in Barcelona

Pilar’s Story Toyshop designed by Elia Felices… is definitely not an ordinary kids” store. Located in Mataró (Barcelona), the toy outlet covers and area of 170 square meters and resembles a miniature fantasy world. Here is the official description from the designer: “The facade consists of the frame of a mirror that marks off the interior and simultaneously invites us

Small Home Redesign with Delighful Contemporary Additions

Potrero Hill Residence comes from Aidlin Darling Design… and is a restoration of an 1950′s home. The architects reinvented the 1650 square feet home (253 sqm), transforming the existing building into an open modern residence. Embedded in a beautiful garden, efforts were conducted to maximize the views, by creating large windows that also allow good lighting throughout the day: “Mute

Spectacular Sulfur Cavern Visitor’s Center in the Azores

This unusual visitor’s center was designed by architect Nuno Ribeiro Lopes… and is actually a make-over of the old existing building with the same purpose in Graciosa Island, Portugal. It is in this modern looking building that travelers get information about the sulfur cavern in the area. Built above the water and surrounded by natural craters, this glass construction is

Modern Family Home Nestled Deep in the Forest: Minnetonka Residence

There is an undefinable charm that characterize secluded homes. In this particular case it seems that the Minnetonka Residence from ALTUS Architecture + Design… reigns over its forest landscape while taking advantage of the best it has to offer. Especially developed for a European family, this home features open spaces for playing and living, together with an outdoor entertainment area.

Diverse Mountain House with an Extreme Level of Comfort in Brazil

When we think at a mountain house we tend to imagine a modest cottage, usually made of wood, with nothing inside but a cozy fire and simple furniture. This particular home comes from David Guerra Architecture… and is located in Minas Gerais, Brazil, in a beautiful natural environment. But it definitely does not resemble a common and moderate mountain lodge,

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