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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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Levitating Open Space Bar in Austria by Architektur Steinbacher Thierrichter

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When it comes to integrating a modern addition within a space characterized by traditional architecture, things become delicate. Architektur Steinbacher Thierrichter designed this highly intriguing open space bar in Murau, Austria. The extension complements an existing building which dates back to the 13th century. The new project is said to offer spectacular panoramic views in […]

A House That “Closes” Upon Request: Casa Codina in Mendoza

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Casa Codina was designed by A4estudio and is an impressive 4,305 square foot home located in Mendoza, Argentina. According to the architects, “the house is planned around an interior central courtyard, opening the main spaces to a large lateral garden. The big concrete wall that emerges from the central courtyard, with the fundamental mission of protecting […]

Scandinavian Waterfront Home Displaying a Charming New England Style

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Feast your eyes on this spectacular waterfront home displaying a charming overall design. According to Skeppsholmen, the fabulous estate has a total living area of 213 square meters and six rooms. The main entrance door leads to a welcoming hall with beautiful stone floors which redirects the visitor through several spacious rooms with large windows […]

Spectacular Contemporary Residence in Singapore: The Sun House

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The Sun House was designed by Guz Architects and is a beautiful green home located in Singapore. According to the designers, the residence is “a relatively compact house for Singapore on a roadside corner plot in an established bungalow area. We endeavored to make the most of the site by pushing the main ‘L’ shape […]

Carbon Negative Cement, Green Construction Material of The Year 2011

Material ConneXion, an international team with a wide spectrum of material expertise recently awarded its material of the year prize to Novacem for an  innovative discovery called carbon negative cement. According to the producers, this material is based on magnesium silicates. This means it not only requires less heating but it is also able to […]

Sophisticated Texas Residence Integrated in a Peaceful Natural Landscape

The Westlake Drive house was designed by James D. LaRue Architects and is located a hillside landscape, in Austin, Texas. Here is a description from the architects concerning its design and structure: “This 4,722 square foot home consists of three separate building structures, each housing different functions but all flawlessly connected by bridges, breezeways and ‘streets’. […]

Contemporary Five-Level Home in South Africa: The Nettleton 195 House

The Nettleton 195 house is a combined architecture effort between SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects and Antoni Associates and is located in Cape Town, South Africa. The residence has five levels and was built on an inclined site. Here is more on the structure of the project from the architects: “One accesses the house […]

Delightful Home Amplifying The Beauty of Its Surrounding Landscape: Maison Val D’Entremont

Maison Val D’Entremont is a fascinating architecture project designed by Swiss company Savioz Fabrizzi Archtectes and located in a mesmerizing natural environment, in Valais, Switzerland. The residence was built on an inclined terrain, taking advantage of amazing views of the Alps, as well as of the picturesque village below. The most spectacular detail concerning the […]

Lovely Games of Light and Shapes: Green Bistro in Germany

We really love seeing restaurants that stand out and make a statement through their appearance. Promoting one’s business with the help of great design seems to be a real goal these days and we couldn’t be happier about it. Green Bistro is a the result of a collaboration between Siddik Erdogan & Jorn Frohlich and […]

Modern Crib with Unique Baltic Sea Views: Guna Villa in Latvia

Guna Villa is an intriguing architecture project developed by GMP Architekten and located in Jurmala, a city not far away from Riga, Latvia. The residence opens up to its spectacular landscape, comprised of a lush pine wood forest and the dunes of the Baltic Sea beach near Riga. Here is more on the home’s structure from […]

Modern Japanese Architecture At Its Best: Black Slit House

Fond of black contemporary cribs? The Black Slit House comes from THREE.BALL.CASCADE. and pays tribute to modern Japanese design. This mysterious looking home is located near an industrial area, within a landscape defined by highways and factories, in Okayama City. One might say the overall appearance of this house is not exactly friendly, but rather […]

Micro Sea Countries Envisioned by Peter Thiel With the Help of a $1.25 Million Investment

Micro sea-countries based on new government laws with no welfare and no minimum wage? Peter Andreas Thiel is a 43-year-old investor and entrepreneur, probably well known by you guys as the co-funder of PayPal. Moreover, Thiel’s half-million-dollar loan may just be the reason why Facebook is so popular today. Not too long ago, the investor […]

Small & Mesmerising Cabin-Shaped Home by Heliotrope Architects

Cabaña Doe Bay is a delightful small crib (just 97 square meters !) designed by Heliotrope Architects on a limited budget and located in Orcas Island, Washington. Here is the story behind the project from the developers: “Our clients have been traveling regularly to Doe Bay Resort on Orcas Island for two decades. Now with […]

An Interesting Architecture Approach: The Prospect House in San Diego

The Prospect House was designed by architect Jonathan Segal and is located in La Jolla, San Diego, California, on a previously abandoned 7200 square feet lot, vacant for almost 20 years. Here is a description from the project developers: “The architect/owner used the space to build a private, urban residence for his family with an […]

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