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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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Provocative Architecture Using Concrete, Stone and Wood: House E

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House E was built on a provocative terrain parcel that challenged the architects into creating a unique residence: “Set in a traditional and exclusive subdivision in the city of Guadalajara, the home is able to conquer a fairly complex site and shot gun as a whole facade is built with houses next to it forming […]

An Intriguing Modern Residence: Fishers Island House

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The original looking Fishers Island House was designed by Thomas Phifer and Partners and is located in New York. Here is a poetic description from the architects: “Just behind the copse stands a delicately transparent pavilion. Its light-filtering trellis—a horizontal tracery of slender aluminum rods extending the roof plane—aligns with the canopy of trees before […]

Affordable and Versatile Sommerhaus Piu Prefab Vacation Home

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The collaboration between German industrial designers Patrick Frey and Björn Götte led to the construction of this small but comfortable vacation house named Sommerhaus Piu Prefab Vacation Home. The affordable house can act as a vacation home, a weekend retreat or even a year-round home for those with a small budget. The cabin home displays […]

Architectural Hybrid in Estonia: Tartu Rebase Street

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Tartu Rebase Street was designed by Atelier Thomas Pucher. Created as a housing estate, the flexible concept located in Tartu, Estonia features 444 apartments. By building penthouses on top of each other, the architects managed to make two worlds collide: the low-cost apartment life and the luxurious villa lifestyle, with wide access to private outdoor […]

Volumes and Voids: Graham Residence by E. Cobb Architects

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The Graham Residence by E. Cobb Architects seems to have been built as a contemporary statement – an oasis of modern lifestyle featuring a grandiose architecture. Found on Plastolux, the Graham Residence displays a series of cantilevering volumes that merge in a unified design. The intricate architecture needs plenty of time to be understood: from […]

Vienna Suburban Residence by Caramel Architecs

Austrian architectural practice Caramel Architecs outdone themselves by building a fascinating residence in one of Vienna’ suburb, named Rodaun. The family currently living here moved from an urban dwelling to this dream house at the periphery of the city, where the young couple and their child can visually enjoy the colourful passing of the seasons […]

Moulded After The Site’s Topography: House in Hill

House in Hill was designed to directly connect to its surroundings by moulding its shape after the terrain. Cell Space Architects designed this modern house in Gunma, Japan as a response to the natural environment surrounding it. Following the topographic contours, the building features one storey above grade and one storey below grade. Defining the […]

Behemonth Residence with Spectacular Sea Views in Orange County

The Portabello Estate ( “beautiful door”) is an ultra exclusive estate located between Newport and Laguna beach in Orange County, California. The giant residence consists of no less than eight bedrooms, ten bathrooms (and 5 half baths) and two saltwater pools surrounded by spectacular grotto cliffs. To list just a few, here are some of […]

Glass & Concrete Residence in Japan Displaying an Eye-Catching Architecture

The Edge house was designed by Japanese studio Noriyoshi Morimura Architects and is located in Kansai district, Osaka, Japan. This concrete and glass residence displays an original architecture and is quite eye-catching. Situated on a hill overlooking the city, the villa consists of two floors, connected by a sinuous concrete separating line. Generous terraces are […]

Modern and Energy Self-sufficient Residence in Costa Rica

Casa Torcida was designed by SPG Architects and is located in Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica. Consisting of no less than 5 levels and stretching over an area of 18000 square feet, you are looking at a project that was developed from an abandoned structure made up of steel frame and concrete. Here is a project […]

Exotic and Inspirational Home in New Zeeland: Takapuna House

Here is a spectacular beach home that will surely appeal to your exotic side. Initially designed by by Ron Sang in the 1980’s, the current owners have recently renovated it, working together with Julian Guthrie of Godward Guthrie Architects. Here is more from the project developers: “This beach front home was constructed in the 1980’s […]

Hillside Sliding House Overlooking the Ocean

Designed by MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects, the Sliding House received its name from the shape displayed on a sloping terrain. Situated on an agrarian hillside, the house seems to slide towards the nearby lake. Halifax-based architecture studio MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects were the ones that made this all possible. They designed a modern interior space, where private […]

Warm Atmosphere in Cluj-Napoca Residence by Qub Design

For today, we have a fresh Romanian house design that we would like to share with you. Created by Cluj-Napoca-based design studio Qub Design and the manager Dumitru Pop, this residence in the heart of a residential neighbourhood in Cluj spreads over three floors. The semi-basement features storage and the technical room. The first floor […]

Rustic and Modern Residence in Spain’s Priorat Wine Region

Designed by Barcelona-based Minim Interior Design Studio, the residence located in Spain’s Priorat Wine Region showcases a rustic atmosphere accentuated by the balanced use of modern furnishings. The building used to be an old mill, but the architects transformed it into an interesting residence while respecting the original space. Trying to overcome the building’s shortcomings, […]

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