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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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Charming L-Shaped Addition to a Seattle Residence by Shed

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Southender Addition is a modern project designed by Shed Architects and located in Seattle, Washington. The clients needed an extra space for a bedroom and a guest bed, as well as for various storing needs. The result? An L-shaped volume which was added to the existing building, forming a tasteful and aesthetic architecture contrast. The […]

Inspired by Works of a Spanish Sculptor: A-cero’s Open Box House

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Located in the outskirts of Madrid, A-cero’s wonderful Open Box House forecasts a world of modern architecture and comfortable living. The sculptural 750 m2 house has a surprisingly artistic shape, inspired by Spanish sculptor Jorge Oteiza, renowned for being one of the main theorists on Spanish modern art. Featuring three storeys, the Open Box House […]

Exceptional Container Home by and for Industrial Designer Debbie Glassberg [Video]

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Who would have thought that containers will serve much more than their original purpose? Industrial designer Debbie Glassberg says she is driven by design and this is what helped her overcome ordinary architecture. Debbie Glassberg’s home is a 2,600 square feet structure made of five shipping containers that has a rather unusual appearance. Located in […]

Dreamy Miami Castle Surrounded by a Moat: Architect Charles Sieger’s Residence

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Who here never dreamed of living their perfect life in a castle? I know I have, but i could never imagine how the castle would look like. Now I see someone is living in my dream castle! Owned by architect Charles Sieger of Sieger Suarez, the extraordinary property Charles Sieger is a renowned architect who […]

Inspiring: Garage Converted Into a Wecoming 41 Square Meter Crib

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Garage conversions are very popular nowadays. It is amazing what some can do out of an old rusty room and today we have yet another project that proves impossible is nothing. French architects at Fabre | de Marien managed to completely transform a 41 sqm garage located in Bordeaux into a welcoming living space. Here […]

Small Minimalist Residence in an Urban Neighbourhood: The WBE House by AUAU Architecture

The WBE House is a project designed in 2010 by Nagoya-based architecture studio AUAU. Located in Kasugai, Japan, the small but cosy two-story residence was built on a narrow lot in an urban high-density neighbourhood. As you can see, the house has a striking contemporary look, setting it apart from the rest of the neighbouring […]

Magnificent Structure for Art: The Nanjing Museum of Art by Steven Holl Architects

The Nanjing Museum of Art and Architecture is now finished. Respecting the needs of such a building, Steven Holl Architects created a structure that shelters galleries, a tea room, a bookstore and a curator’s residence. The architects describe the architectural building:”The museum explores the shifting viewpoints, layers of space, expanses of mist and water, which […]

Architecturally Complex with Spiralling Enclosed Garden: White O Residence by Toyo Ito & Associates

For a home that has a rather futuristic look, the White O Residence is a very comfortable place to live. Designed by Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects, the 370 square meters dwelling sits on a gentle slope allowing the architects to take full advantage of the site in designing the unusual structure. A partially enclosed […]

Diverse Makeover of an 80′s Residence: The Garden House

In this post we would like to present a 1980 home renovation completed by Brazilian architect David Guerra. According to the architects’ description, “one of the main wishes was to make the interior/exterior integration bigger, making the garden participate in the day-by-day of the house, bringing more light to the rooms that used to be […]

Revamped Inner City Residence Featuring Contemporary Interior Design

Luxurious inner city living means either a superb apartment or an extraordinary house. Owning an urban residence is probably one of the best things for active people. They can enjoy the benefits of a well-designed home and a fresh garden in the proximity of social and entertainment facilities. Located in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, this next […]

Sustainable and Visually Captivating Residential Addition: The Sapphire Gallery

The Sapphire Gallery was designed by XTEN Architecture and is located in Los Angeles, California. The owners wanted a home addition that would accommodate their contemporary art collection which includes works of famous artists, such as Gregory Crewdson, Uta Barth, Tomoroy Dodge and  Jennifer Steinkamp. Moreover, their collection is expanding and the Sapphire Gallery had […]

Luxurious Hideaway: Villa Mayana in Costa Rica

Villa Mayana was designed by architect Enrique Barascout and is located near Hermosa Beach in Costa Rica. According to the description we received, the project “is a perfect hideaway of absolute privacy and comfort. The main entrance features a covered walkway over a 2.000 square foot reflecting pool of black volcanic candistone. Lined with columns of […]

Creative & Modern Summer Family Retreat in New Zealand

The Bourke House is a beautiful modern home designed by Pacific Environments Architects and located in Matakana, New Zealand. Here is an excerpt form the architects’ project description: “The original family summer cottage relocated to next door made way for a new campsite – conceptual ‘tents’, formed as connected pavilions. Inspired by and embodying intergenerational […]

Breathtaking Medieval Building Turned Into Contemporary Living Space

Located in the core part of Girona’s medieval quarter and overlooking the Plaça de Sant Domènec, Spain,  this is a property called Alemanys 5 within an original building dating back to the sixteenth century. The house has been recently renovated by architect Anna Noguera and has and incredible design which integrates old and new, integrates […]

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