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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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Contemporary Beach House in Australia Linked to the Outdoors

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This modern beach house was designed by Baenziger Coles Architects and is located in Point Lonsdale, Australia. The brief given by the owner envisioned a residence that would communicate well with the outdoors and reflect the inhabitant’s passion for surfing and fishing. According to the architects, “the scale of the house respects adjoining neighbors. The site […]

Street Level Suburbia On the Edge of a Lagoon

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On the edge of the Narrabeen Lagoon, a residence overlooking a wild, untouched island covered in casuarina trees, shelters contemporary living spaces for a lucky family. The street view hides the lagoon beyond and conveys a comfortable feeling of suburbia. The architects from Choi Ropiha Fighera found themselves “drawn to the suburban qualities of the street […]

Display of Exquisite Traditional Details in a Spanish Island Home

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We ran across a truly spectacular home located on the Spanish island of Formentera. This is not the common-looking contemporary residence we usually feature on Freshome, but dare we say, a much more inspiring crib. We were truly impressed by the overall feel of this place which seems to emanate peacefulness, simplicity and an overall […]

Swedish Combination of Traditional Elements and Modern Design: Lima House

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Lima House comes from Swedish architect Johan Sundberg. The infusion of traditional elements into the contemporary architecture is represented by the unification between two apparently different designs: the traditional shape of the saddle roof and the distinguished elegance of the sleek modern design. In the seaside summer resort where this residence is located – Limavagen, […]

Contemporary Adult’s Tree House: Citriodora Residence in Australia

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Citriodora House was designed by Seeley Architects and is located near Great Ocean Road in Anglesea, Australia. Integrated within lush Lemon scented gums, the residence gets its name from the botanical term used to define these beautiful trees. Here is an excerpt from the architects’ official project description: “Inspired by the affects of the coastal […]

Dakar Sow House : Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean

Captured between two changing shades of blue – the sky and the Atlantic Ocean – Dakar Sow House rises on a cliff just above the immense stretch of water. Constructed areas cover a surface of 1,402 square meters, and the residence is the result of collaboration between the architects of SAOTA (Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen […]

London Aquatis Center Completed for the Olympic Games in 2012

We were delighted to see this remarkable architecture project completed one year before the London 2012 Olympic Games. Designed by Zaha Hadid, the London Aquatis Center features a wave-like roof and no less than 17,500 seats. Here are more details from the architects: “Construction started on the Zaha Hadid-designed Aquatics Centre just over three years ago […]

Sleek Ocean Liner Inspired Croatian Hotel in Rovinj: Hotel Lone

Having designed Hotel Lone as a fabulously contemporary place to enjoy a vacation, 3LHD Architects searched for better ways to induce a feeling of comfort and relaxation suited for those blissful days without work. Located in Rovinj, Croatia, in the exclusive Monte Mulini neighborhood, the hotel features 248 rooms – all conceived to offer exceptional […]

Tricoloured Mallorcan Dream House Reflecting in The Pool

Looking at this modern home, anyone can be influenced by its clean, contemporary architecture and fantastic use of materials. Mallorcan architect Miguel Angel Lacomba used exceptional creativity when integrating this white sandstone construction into the surroundings. The client brief stated simplicity at the top of the wish list and the architect constructed a white fairy-tale […]

A Great Place of Retreat: Modern Home in St. Helena, California

Butler Armsden Architects designed an impressive looking modern home in St. Helena, Napa Valley, California. Using a highly contemporary approach, the designers aimed at creating a home suited for a retired couple. The owners’ need for peacefulness was met by a complete isolation from the street ensured by a garage and studio that are interposed […]

Turning a Mid-Century Building into a Captivating Modern Crib: Elm House

Elm House is a striking 1955 home renovation achieved by Mitchell Weisberg. The residence has a total living area of 2,069 square feet and accommodates four bedrooms and three bathrooms. A large courtyard directs the visitors towards the garage and the main house entrance. This may be a mid-century building, but nothing in its interior […]

Exterior Home Slats Based on Fibonacci Series of Numbers: HHGO Garden Residence

HHGO Garden Residence was designed by architects Sören Hanft in collaboration with Jens Casper and is located in Oldenburg, Germany. According to the project developers, “the horizontal slats of different widths are based in their arrangement on the Fibonacci series of numbers” (a number sequence where every number is obtained by the sum of the […]

Cascading Residence with Originally Integrated Pool in London

The architecturally-intriguing Sheldon Avenue Residence was designed by Belsize Architects and is located Highgate, the famous London suburb. According to the project developers, the layout of the residence is “U” shaped, set round a glazed, triple-height ‘cascading’ atrium. The circulation spaces are arranged around the edge of the atrium, with the exception of the primary staircase and […]

Minimalist yet Stunning Looking Home by the Lake

We were fascinated by the location of this home in the Ekero municipality in Stockholm County, Sweden. The aerial view of this 8 bedroom family residence found on Oscars Makleri is truly captivating. Situated in a place where nature offers some of its lush side, the crib makes the most of the nearby trees and […]

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