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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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Garage Turned Into Delightful Small Office in Eindhoven

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We are spotting more and more creative office designs lately and are happy to see that work atmosphere is an important factor to consider. Dutch studio architecten|en|en recently designed a home office in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, by simply wrapping an old garage in corrugated aluminum. The client’s brief and the starting point for planning was […]

Combining Nature With Comfort: Under Pohutukawa Residence

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The mesmerizing Under Pohutukawa Residence was designed by Auckland-based studio Herbst Architects and is a two story beach house located in northern New Zealand. Its design was built in strong connection to the local landscape, composed of impressive Pohutukawa trees, which occupy 90%of the site’s area. The house is spectacular, both inside and out, mixing […]

Floating Half Dark Half Transparent Dune House in England

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Located amongst the houses of the quiet village of Thorpeness, Suffolk, England, the splendid contemporary Dune House imposes an uncanny architectural design on adjacent hillside neighbors. The floating modern villa is too beautiful to belong to a single family, so the owners thought that it might serve a higher purpose if put up for holiday […]

Diverse Modern Home Integrated in a Scenic Landscape

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‘Wohnhaus Pircher, Planit C’ is a contemporary residence located in a privileged natural environment, near the Italian-Austrian border in Toblach, Italy. Designed by Comfort-Architecten, the house is a perfect observation point for panoramic views of the nearby mountains. Roof terraces and walkways were especially developed for the inhabitants to enjoy this setting. The residence consists […]

Impressive Three-Volume Residence on Shelter Island

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YN-13 House is a complex residential three-volume structure interrupted by “corridors” of outside space. An imposing two-storey main structure houses the entertaining facilities and living spaces on one floor and private quarters on the next, while two smaller volumes shelter a guest wing and a garage. Successfully designing the cedar-cladded complex of structures, architects from […]

Minimalist Japanese Architecture: The Mishima House

The Mishima House was designed by Keiji Ashizawa Design and is an example of beautiful minimalist Japanese architecture. This abode in Tokyo seems to be the result of its surrounding urban environment. Its asymmetrical shape makes it stand out, but at the same time requires an ingenious layout. The architects had no trouble meeting the […]

Wood-Cladded Dream Home in Almunecar: Pure White

Some residence are built with two ideas in mind – a perfect, customized residential plan for its inhabitants and a home so beautiful that instantly becomes a dream home for anyone who sees it. This is the case with this next house in Almunecar named Pure White – a fascinating residence designed by Susanna Cots. […]

Dark And Modern Waterfront Villa Ypenburg III

Located in The Hague, Netherlands, this next residence stands out from across the scenery in a successful attempt to enhance its natural surroundings and offer passers-by an incredible display of contemporary architecture. Flaunting its dark facade, Villa Ypenburg III rises three storeys up and shelters large, bright spaces that contrast with its exterior. Designed by […]

Interview with Robert Oshatz: The Natural Beauty and Lyrical Music of Architecture

In the words of the great German philosopher Friedrich von Schelling, “Architecture in general is frozen music.” If this is to be believed, then the Portland, Oregon based architect Robert Oshatz could be considered a regular virtuoso. Having worked as an architect since the early 70s, Oshatz has become renowned for designing homes with a […]

Creative Office in Valencia by Ana Hernández Palacios

Ana Hernández Palacios of studio Masque Spacio designed the office for Lexington Avenue Agency in Valencia, displaying a minimalist, yet sophisticated interior. Her inspiration derived from the urban feel of New York. The black and yellow stripes were inspired by the cabs and the skyscrapers. Here is more from the press release we received: “First […]

Intriguing Modern Crib in India: Khadakvasla House

Khadakvasla House was designed by Mumbai-based studio Spasm Design Architects and is located in Pune city, Maharashtra, India. Here is a short project description from the architects: “In the vast openness of the surroundings, it made sense to trap a mysterious forest of dense green by stringing the rooms around it, as a Shangri-La against the […]

Impressive Modern Home in South Africa by Luis Mira Architects

House in Camps Bay is a mesmerizing looking crib designed by Luis Mira Architects and located in Cape Town, South Africa. Especially built as a holiday home for a single person with socializing habits, the retreat has amazing views of the Atlantic Ocean, Lion’s Head and Table Mountain. Here is more from the architects: “In […]

Music Meets Nature: Santa Amaro House by Isay Weinfeld

The Santa Amaro House displays a pretentious contemporary architecture ennobled by subtle details found in all the rooms – the living room, den, main bedroom, guest suites, the dining room and kitchen. The couple living here have grown children who no longer live with them, but often visit, so all the space was designed to […]

Old Defense Barracks Turned into Modern Living Spaces: Mosman House

The Mosman House was created by Australian architects Popov Bass and its story speaks about the transformation of an old, run down construction into a fabulous contemporary residence. The three-story residence borrowing the name of the wealthy Sydney suburb it is part of – Mosman – was formerly used as defense barracks. From its early […]

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