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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!

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

Minimalist Contemporary Home with Amazing Interiors: OM House

OM House was designed by Studio Guilherme Torres… and is located in Londrina, Brazil. For us, this home is a great example of minimalist architecture, achieved while respecting the exigency of modern design. The compact exterior resembles a “contemporary fortress”, charming due to its simplicity.Here is more on the material used to build this home: “The project uses few coating

Fascinating White Contemporary Home in Ekali, Greece

If you thought Greek homes were all about conserving tradition, have another look. This white contemporary home was designed by Greek architect Thanos Athanasopoulos… and comes with quite a few amazing features. Located in Ekali, an Athens suburb, the residence is a single-family crib, a true showcase of modern living. Its architecture was developed in relationship with the environment. The

How to Hire the Right Architect for your Home Project

When you decide to build a new home or renovate an existing one, an architect can help you put your ideas in motion. Architects help people take an idea of a space(s) and determine if the idea melds with reality to making your home the way you have dreamed.  Although it is an exciting process to hire an architect, there…

Contemporary Arizona Living: The Yerger Residence

The Yerger Residence comes from Chen + Suchart Studio… and is located in Phoenix, Arizona. Since Camelback Mountain dominates the landscape, the architects developed the eastern wing of this residence so as to take full advantage of the fantastic views. From the exterior, the house has a highly interesting look which from afar doesn’t give away that this building is

Amazing Monolithic Home in Switzerland with an Inviting Interior Design

Casa Larga was designed by Swiss architect Daniele Claudio Taddei… and is located in Brissago, Switzerland. Overlooking a picturesque landscape and situated near lake Maggiore, the residence sits like a giant monolith which seems to guard the wonderful surrounding views. Here is more from the architects: “Despite its size, Casa Larga appears to be nearly weightless in this solid environment.

Charming Traditional Greek Home on the Island of Tinos

If you have ever been on a Greek island, then we are certain of your fascination for the traditional architecture that defines these beautiful places. For today we would like to present a charming traditional home located in the Cyclades archipelago, on the island of Tinos. Designed by Zege Architects…, this lovely holiday home is composed of two separate

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