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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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Unusual Home Addition: Bau Sallinger Office in Austria

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Bau Sallinger Office was designed by Spado Architects and is located in Liebenfels, Austria. The unusual office addition is the center of a construction-based business  and architecturally contrasts the family residence situated right next to it: “The facade is totally made out of glass with a second layer of exposed concrete in front of it. […]

Beautiful Family Home in San Francisco with a Rustic Charm

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Feldman Architecture redecorated an old cottage in San Francisco and turned it into a beautiful family home. Here is the official description of the project from the developers: “One of the oldest houses in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood, this 1860′s cottage sat in disrepair for years.  Feldman Architecture’s charge was to repair, expand and […]

Small Place of Meditation: Santa Ana’s Chapel in Portugal

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Located at the intersection between five streets, the site was the main factor that influenced the architects’ decision when developing the plans for Santa Ana’s Chapel, located in Portugal and designed by e|348 arquitectura: “In the beginning of the year 2009 we were commissioned the Project of a Chapel honoring Santa Ana, in a small, […]

Historic Convent Near Paris Turned into Modern Home

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We’ve got some great feedbacks from you every time we posted  unusual home conversions. Turning a church or a monastery into a living space is a complex and challenging process. Today’s project, LeCouvent-Loft, is located North of Paris in Val-d’Oise and is in fact an old convent (dating back to the 18th century) turned into […]

Nestled Between Cactuses: The Desert Nomad House, Arizona

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The Desert Nomad House is an intriguing architecture project designed by Rick Joy and constructed in Tucson, Arizona. With a location tucked away in the desert, the inhabitants of this unusual crib are miles away from the urban racket, in an environment that ensures tranquility and serenity. The compound features three separate structures made of […]

Residence with an Artistic Character: the Adams Fleming Residence by Levitt Goodman Architects

For the family living here, this house named the Adams Fleming Residence is the perfect place to display their fine collections of modernist furniture and contemporary art. Located in Toronto, Canada, the modern home used to be part of an industrial site, but the collaboration between the inhabitants and the designers from Levitt Goodman Architects […]

Contemporary Low Maintenance Retreat in Australia: Salvado Street Residence

Salvado Street Residence was designed by Bates Smart Architects and is located in Perth, Australia. Especially designed for a retired couple in Cottesloe, the home in the photos below is highly modern, but also low maintenance. Here is more from the architects: “The planning concept is based on a courtyard typology featuring a pond, around […]

Promoting Sustainable Thinking: Eco Museum in France

If you are a fan of green thinking, then you will surely appreciate this unique project. The ‘Eco Museum’ is located in Rennes, France and was designed by architects Guinee Potin from Nantes. The building’s exterior is organic, as it is completed with a skin made from chestnut shingle. With an overall unconventional design, it […]

Charming Property Showcasing Contemporary Interiors: the Capps Residence

Looking at this house from the street, you would never guess what beautiful contemporary interior it hides. The Capps Residence was designed by Poteet Architects, a studio located in San Antonio, Texas. Using light and a series of contemporary furniture pieces, the architects beautifully arranged a house that had a lot of potential. The historic […]

Interesting Renovation of an Old Home: Rotterdam Villa Designed by Ooze

Designed by Ooze, the Rotterdam Villa II started out as being a simple residence that needed some sprucing up in the kitchen. Contacted by the inhabitants for the kitchen project, Ooze ended up transforming the house into an unusually attractive architectural game of playing with design lines. The old structure was dressed in a new […]

Unconventional Structure with Unusual Space Delimitation: The Pittman Dowell Residence

With a contemporary look and minimalist features, the Pittman Dowell Residence is a nonconventional structure that takes full advantage of modern technology and design. The couple living here, Lari Pittman and his partner, Roy Dowell, is non-traditional and this is the exact feeling that the building had to convey. Architect Michael Maltzan was challenged to […]

Brisbane Villa Featuring Stunning Design Lines and a Versatile Collection of Spaces

This residence’s grounds include a living, dining and kitchen area that open to the front and back of the property. A custom lift connects the three floors of the house, making it easy to access the entertaining and private rooms. The gourmet kitchen comes with a walk-in pantry and cold room, for all your cooking […]

Stunning House with Fully Glazed Steel Frame Structure: the Jodlowa House by PCKO

Stunning incorporation of glass into a residential design makes the Jodlowa House a contemporary inhabitable work of art. Architects from award winning practice PCKO collaborated withMOFO Architects from Poland to create a fully glazed steel frame structure, in the outskirts of Krakow, Poland. The residence features a large, 140 sqm living area, two main bedrooms […]

Beautiful Contemporary One-Storey Villa in The Netherlands

Completed in 2010, Villa Frenay was designed by 70F Architecture and is located in Almere, the Netherlands. Here is a description from the architects: “To break the flat polder landscape, the roof of the living / dining room is slightly sloping. At the non-waterfront (north) of the house there are the children’s rooms with their […]

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