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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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Designing With Character: Ahmanson Founders Room in LA

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Ahmanson Founders Room is a refined place for relaxation designed by Belzberg Architects and located underground, on the first level of the subterranean parking at The Music Center in Los Angeles. The 2,500 square foot relaxation area is now an original time out place, where people from downtown LA can escape the congested city and […]

Overlooking California’s Rural Hillside: Summerhill Residence

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Summerhill Residence, designed by San Francisco-based architectural studio Edmonds + Lee Architects, showcases its three separate volumes in a successful attempt to break architectural monotony. Covering over 4,000 square feet, the house shelters living, entertaining and relaxation spaces surrounded by the hills of California wine country. Located in Kenwood, in the Sonoma County, the Summerhill Residence […]

Not Your Regular Workspace: Dreamhost Office in Brea, California

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Studio O+A have completed a fresh and dynamic workspace for web-hosting company Dreamhost in Brea, in California. According to the designers, it was the young workforce that inspired such a vivid environment. Moreover, the building offered plenty of potential for an office space filled with light, as well as for informal gathering places. The designers […]

Modern Holiday Home Integrated in a Picturesque Swiss Landscape: Lumbrein Residence

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Lumbrein Residence is a spectacular single family home especially designed by Hurst Song Architekten as a holiday retreat. The building is located at the periphery of a picturesque village and has unobstructed views of the mountain peaks in Graubunden, Switzerland. Here is a short project description from the architects: “Responding to the neighboring barns, the […]

Meditation Room Shaped Like a Japanese Lantern: Tea House by David Jameson

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American architect David Jameson designed the beautiful Japanese inspired Tea House consisting of a suspended volume, especially created in order to serve as a meditation room. Here is the official project description from the architects: “A hanging bronze and glass object inhabits the backyard of a suburban home. The structure, which evokes the image of […]

Contemporary Cabin with Intriguing Design Details in Washington State

This contemporary 1,300 square foot cabin was designed by Stuart Silk Architects and is located on Lopez Island in Washington State. The building accommodates a living area plus kitchen, two small bedrooms bedrooms and two bathrooms. According to the architects, “a single shed roof cantilevers over this space, evoking a sense of protection and blurring […]

Inspiring Modern Residence in Mexico: The G House

Proudly displaying a modern design, the G House welcomes its inhabitants and their guests with a fascinating approach to contemporary residential architecture. Designed to respect the singularities of the property, the “layout departs from the site’s recognition and also from the willingness to conquer the terrain after understanding its solar paths“. No wonder the residence […]

Soon To Be The Thinnest Crib In The World? Keret House By Centrala

We’ve seen quite a few works of ingenious architecture, enough to state this is one of them. Keret House is a project envisioned by Jakub Szczęsny of Centrala, soon to be developed in a narrow void between the buildings on 22 Chłodna Street and 74 Żelazna Street in the district of Wola, Poland. Keret House […]

Levitating Open Space Bar in Austria by Architektur Steinbacher Thierrichter

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

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

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

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’. […]

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