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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!

Luxurious Mountain View Villa in British Columbia

Luxury real estate has always been an impressive inspiration for those who seek glamour, style and beauty. Some luxury properties are for sale, like this $8,500,000 Whistler property… in British Columbia. The private road leads to a 6,000 square feet property built at the highest standards: a spacious heated outdoor living space with a heated pool, 5 en suited bedrooms,

Self-Suficient White Steel Villa in Costa Rica

Robles Arquitectos… created this incredible beach Villa in Costa Rica. The house is wonderfully situated on a small hill above the ocean, 20km from away from any town. The self-sustainable structure was a challenge to the architects, as the house had to be independent and reliable in the humid environment. Peninsula de Osa, the place where this modern building is

Complex Modern Architecture: Casa en el Uro in Mexico

Casa en el Uro was designed by 7XA Architects… and is located in el Uro, Mexico. For us it is a showcase of contemporary architecture in its most intricate form. This residence consists of various volumes in shape and size which connect in unexpected ways, creating unexpected angles. The shape of the house “outlines” a generous green space and a

Remarkable Passive Solar House with Views of Mount Olympus

This amazing home comes from Christina Zerva Architects… and is located in Nikaia, Greece, overlooking the godly Mount Olympus. It is a passive solar house, which means it contains materials and technologies that can collect solar energy during the cold periods and repel solar heat in the summer, keeping the building cool and airy. A contemporary exterior reveals three separate

A Massive Display of Modern Living : Brentwood Residence

Brentwood Residence is an impressive residential project from Belzberg Architects…, a company with quite a few amazing works. Located in a picturesque landscape near the Santa Monica Mountains, you are looking at a good example of contemporary architecture which meets our idea of Los Angeles modern living. The exterior of this house consists of asymmetrical volumes, creating unexpected angles

A Dynamic Approach to Architecture : Inverness Residence in California

Inverness Residence comes from Studios Architecture… and has a striking, unusual design. Located 400 feet away from Tomales Bay on California’s Point Reyes National Seashore, this home is very well integrated in its environment, characterized by woodlands and dairy farms. Here is more information on this stunning project from the architects: “The wooded site and its neighboring historic rural buildings

A Home So Beautiful is Hard to Come By : Hunters Hill Residence in Australia

This beautiful and diverse home was designed by Stanic Harding Architects… and is located in Hunters Hill, Australia. The project is actually a restoration and remodeling of a decaying 1950′s house situated in a privileged landscape, not far from the harbor. According to the architects, “the challenge was to create a light and airy home on this steep south facing

Cute Lord of the Rings Hobbit Houses in New Zealand


The Hobbit scenes from Lord of the Rings Movie Trilogy were filmed on a hillside lot in Matamata, New Zealand. Now the little Hobbit Homes have become a tourist attraction, but also they became homes for some of the sheep from a nearby farm. The interiors of these white structures were never finished because the scenes shot inside were actually

Taking Architecture Originality to Another Level: Villa Nefkens

Here is a residence that spells “originality”. Designed by Mecanoo Architects… and located in Wageningen, The Netherlands, Villa Nefkens is a remarkable project. Overlooking the Rhine, this residence is a masterpiece of architecture embedded in a diverse and astonishing environment. If you are curious about the origins of the idea behind this house, here is some info from the

Compact Residence Embedded in a Dreamy Landscape: The Ecomo Home

The beautiful and compact home comes from Pietro Russo – Ecomo… and is located in Franschhoek, South Africa. The architecture took advantage of the mesmerizing landscape and created a home that communicates with its natural environment. Based on green, sustainable features, the home offers a secluded nature escape while in the same time obeying by the rules of contemporary design. 

Remarkable Home with a View of the Golden Gate Bridge in California

Here is a home whose location dazzles the mind. Situated on a steeply sloped terrain and surrounded by lush vegetation, this home is both spectacular and secluded. The Belvedere Residence was designed by Gwathmey Siegel& Associates Architects… and overlooks the San Francisco Bay, having an unobstructed panoramic perspective all the way to the Golden gate Bridge. The first noticeable unusual

Elegant Design, Asian Influences and Sustainability: Chuckanut Ridge House

Achieving homes with a minimal environmental impact seems to be the major architecture trend of the last years. For today, we bring you the Chuckanut Ridge House, a building designed by Prentiss Architects… in Washington state. The architects respected the wishes of the clients, a large family with a strong East Asian heritage and culture, to develop a sustainable home:

Impressive House with a Different Architecture in Sao Paulo

Marcio Kogan… built an amazing house with a few features that differentiate this building from anything we have seen before. Located near the largest park in Sao Pauolo, Brasil, the Corten House is built on a narrow site that made the architecture possible: a rectangular home with a very high ceiling (5.2 meters)and four folding doors that open to an

Spectacular Pool Home Offering a Diversity of Perspectives: DPR House


This fascinating home was designed by MCK Architects… and meets our idea of a “surprise home”. We have to say that its facade first led us to believe this was a house exhibiting a traditional interior design, rather than a modern one. But a few steps around its entrance to the left or right are enough to demonstrate just how

Sweet Nature Getaway: The Walensee Mountain Home in Switzerland

Here is a home for all of you are there who have a passion for mountain: the Walensee House comes from K_M Architektur… and is located on the shores of Lake Walensee in Switzerland. A beautiful display of Swiss simplicity, this amazing wooden home adds a human touch to an otherwise pristine and untouched landscape. It would be redundant to

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