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!

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Dramatic New Headquarters for Uniopt Pachleitner Group: The Black Panter

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Uniopt Pachleitner Group is an eye-wear and jewelery company. Their new headquarters in Graz, Austria was designed by GS Architects and has a futuristic appearance. Nicknamed “The Black Panter“, the new dramatic building was conceived taking into consideration the designs of the company, as well as its mission and philosophy. Here is more from the […]

Welcoming Modern Home in The Arizona Desert: The Brown Residence

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The Brown Residence was designed by Lake|Flato Architects and is located in Scottsdale, Arizona, United States. The site characteristics in this case were truly challenging, but the architects managed to plan a home that is both functional and aesthetically pleasing. According to the project developers, the house maximizes the desert views, allowing its inhabitants to […]

Designed Around An Old Japanese Maple: Karlusic Residence

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Capturing the essence of privacy and comfort, the Karlusic Residence was built around a 30 year old Japanese Maple in the front yard. This beautiful tree guided the architecture from many points of view – the front facade was finished in a light warm grey lime wash that accentuated the shape and color of the […]

Contemporary Building Hosting Two Functionally Separate Homes in Ottawa

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The Front to Back Infill is a complex modern project located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and designed by studio Colizza Bruni Architecture. It consists of two homes filled with light, each designed by a different architect and blended in a three-story contemporary residence. Instead of choosing to place the homes side by side, the functionally […]

Sustainable Modern Residence With Sophisticated Interiors in Sydney

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This home in Sydney, Australia was designed by by Corben Architects and displays a contemporary and elegant design. Occupying an area of 3,767 square feet (350 square meters), the residence is structured on three levels and takes full advantage of its surrounding vistas. Here is more from the architects: “The building is a simple rectilinear form […]

Office and Guest House in a Modern Garden Pavilion

Necessary as an office space and a guest house, this modern shed-like structure was designed by BLOOT architecture. Located in a residential garden in Voorburg, the Netherlands, this timber construction was designed to age with time, visually integrating itself in the garden. The design was influenced by some existing conditions  – the clients wanted to […]

Giant Sculpture as Home For Joaquin Torres, Director of A-Cero

Of all the surprising A-cero home designs we’ve seen, this is probably the most elegant. Envisioned as a giant work of art, this residence belongs to Spanish architect Joaquin Torres and has a breathtaking appearance. The project is located in La Finca, a residential area near Madrid, Spain and consists of winding, overlapping volumes of […]

Mid-Century Ranch Remodel and Expansion: The Bal Residence

The Bal Residence was designed by Berkeley-based studio Terry & Terry Architecture and is a mesmerizing wooden home, a result of a mid-century ranch remodel and expansion. The house occupies an area of 2,000 square feet and is located in Menlo Park, California, USA. According to the architects, the project was envisioned for a retired couple […]

Imposing Modern Residence in Jakarta: Static House

Static House was designed by Jakarta-based studio TWS & Partners and is a diverse 7,530 square foot contemporary home in Jakarta, Indonesia. The client’s brief in this case implied the construction of an opulent “garden house”, a crib that would communicate well with the exterior. Here is the solution found by the architects: “In respond to […]

Glass and Stone Modern Residence Remodeled From a 15th Century Barn

Designed by UK-based architectural studio MOOARC, the former 15th Century barn on the Island of Guernsey was transformed into a high-end, luxurious modern home that was named La Concha House. By remodeling the old structure, the architects created a fabulous private residence featuring natural ventilation and recycled building materials. The inspiration that led to the […]

Russia’s First Active House by Polygon Lab

The first Active House in Russia was designed by architecture firm Polygon Lab and is situated in the outskirts of Moscow, in Zapadnaya Dolina. According to the developers, “the design is based on the Active House principle of reaching a balance between energy saving, healthy indoor climate and care for the environment, all of which […]

Lined Up in a Romantic Way: Comete Jewelry Store in Milan

We received some photos of the original Comete jewelry store from Studio Apostoli, a company also working in the field of concept design. The project is located in Milan, Italy, and focuses on senses and emotions dealt with in a practical way . Here is more from the press release we were sent: “The idea […]

Transparent Extension Designed For a Modern Hair Salon

Japanese studio Takehiko Nez Architects created an interesting play of light and volumes when designing the extension to an existing hair salon in Yamanashi, Japan. Called Vision, the modern hair salon sits at the confluence of past and future, displaying a welcoming glass front facade. This allows a clear view of daily employee-client interaction while […]

Bus Shelter in Daroca, Spain by Sergio Sebastián

Daroca is an impressive medieval city located in the province of Zaragoza, Spain. Sergio Sebastián Arquitecto created a bus shelter, combining function with aesthetics. According to the designer, “the intervention builds a piece that greets visitors arriving at Daroca, providing a single image in a peripheral environment that has nothing to do with the beauty […]

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