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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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Modern Villa Displaying an Original Geometry in Brazil

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Vila Castela was designed by Anastasia Architects and is an original looking modern home located in Nova Lima, Brazil. The cantilevered volumes are a result of the site characteristics: “We have chosen this concept not only for aesthetic reasons, but above all to reduce the interference of the building mass in the topography, keeping the site […]

House in Connecticut Blending Tradition and Contemporary Design

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For today we would like to present an intriguing residence, initially built in 1932 for the renowned American muralist Ezra Winter. The impressive 6,600 square foot house was designed by Winterhouse Studio and is located in a privileged landscape in Northwestern Connecticut. The natural environment within which this home is integrated features landscaped gardens, open […]

An Original Contemporary Weekend Retreat in Japan: Tube House2

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Tube House2 was designed by Japanese practice Hideki Iwahori in order to serve as a getaway for a married couple who lives in the heart of Tokyo. The urban racket called for a home that is secluded, peaceful and comfortable. The architecture of the project is based on an assembly of partitions resembling a series […]

Sun-Flooded Sustainable Dream Home in the Netherlands: Villa 4.0

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Surrounded by an exceptional landscape, Villa 4.0 seems to be the modern equivalent of a dream home. Each and every detail constructs an amazing single family residence that was transformed from a 1967 bungalow that was renovated once before, in 1972. Re-designed by Amsterdam-based studio Dick van Gameren Architecten, the Netherlands villa expresses a transitional […]

Brand Oriented Italian Fashion Store by Alberto Apostoli Studio

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When it comes to creating an Italian fashion store based on a company’s overall communication strategy, things can get tricky. However, Alberto Apostoli Studio came up with a design that is both appealing and brand oriented. Here is the official description of the Eliseo store from the architects: “The concept underlying this project is based on […]

Bright Residence Near Stockholm Featuring Contemporary Interiors

Today we showcase a home that would not necessarily fit here if it weren’t for its modern interiors. Located in the Fruvik area just outside Stockholm, Sweden, this home features a clean, modern display of furniture and furnishings. The 1,845 square meter open floor plan is divided into three large, bright bedrooms, two living rooms, […]

Lovely Residence in London Constructed In Just 6 Days!

The Bliss House comes from Bliss Spaces and is located in North London. The unique project we would like to present today consists of two private homes, each having a surface of about 4,000 sq feet, three levels, spacious yards and backyard studios. With a striking architecture, it is hard to believe the Bliss House […]

Work Environment Promoting Comfort and Creativity: Fraunhofer Offices, Portugal

Pedra Silva Architects completed the newest offices for the German institute Fraunhofer. Their team was selected, through an open competition, to design the new Porto headquarters, located at the Technology University Campus: “Parque de Ciência e Tecnologia da Universidade do Porto (UPTEC)”. Here is the project description we were sent by the developers: “Our design […]

Environmentally Friendly Residence in Fayetteville’s Historic District

Located in Fayetteville, Arkansas, in the city’s historic district, the Allen Residence features 1,358 square feet plus an additional 2,596 square feet under roof area including a two car carport, a workshop, a screen porch and front entry porch. The two-bedroom residence is home to Professor and Director of Graduate Studies for Fulbright College of […]

Impressive Cantilevered Residence With a Modern Design in Seattle

Eaton Residence was designed by E. Cobb Architects and is an original looking cantilevered home located in Magnolia Park, Seattle, Washington. The exterior design of this residence is truly imposing and eye-catching. Composed of two intersected volumes, the residence seems to float above the generous pool in the courtyard and watch over it at the same […]

Modern Hillside Residence Paying Tribute to Light and Space: Graticule House

The Graticule House was designed by studio David Jameson Architect and is a two-story single-family residence located near the estuary of a river in Great Falls, Virginia, USA. Here is a short project description from the architects: “Situated on a hillside site, the Graticule House is conceived to be a trace, or reference datum, allowing a […]

Charming 10 Foot-Wide Home With an Exceptional Layout in San Francisco

We ran across this delightful small crib with an inspiring layout, proving that living large in a small crib is not hard to do. This lovely two-storey home is located in the heart of Cole valley, San Francisco and was constructed using glass, steel and wood. An entry foyer with storage and laundry closet leads […]

Concrete, Steel, Wood and Stone Shape the Fabulous Washington Park Residence

Washington Park Residence, a modern and light flooded residence in Seattle, Washington, exhibits a fascinating facade made of thick and thermally insulated concrete walls. These walls are “layered and modulated to provide carefully framed views from west facing rooms, add depth and shadow to the facade, and orchestrate the entry sequence through the courtyard to […]

Contemporary Home in Mexico Displaying Interesting Architecture Details

EV House was designed by Ze Arquitectura and is an impressive contemporary home located in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Here is a project description from the developers: “The concept of the project starts locating a central backyard as the focal point of all interior spaces. On the first floor we located all public spaces such […]

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