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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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1850’s Church Transformed into Stunning Bluestone Residence

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For today we would like to present yet another stunning conversion of a 1850′ s Church into a modern residence. Located on Castle Street, Parkside, Australia, this amazing bluestone house was recently renovated in order to meet the highest contemporary living standards, while preserving its original architecture. The project features no less than three spacious […]

Imposing Concrete Residence in Warsaw: Safe House

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“Safe House” was designed by Kwk Promes Architects and is located in Warsaw, Poland. The aim of the project was to create a two-level “fortress” that would provide a high level of security for the owners. Which is why the house features movable concrete walls that can pretty much isolate the entire residence when the […]

Colorful Home with a Charming Rustic Spirit

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Rustic homes have an indefinable charm. For today we would like to showcase this two-level colorful house rehabilitated by Joaquin Diaz while respecting the traditional features of the initial building. According to Delikatissen, the first floor houses the common areas, a small bathroom and an apartment designed for guests who come visit. The bedrooms are […]

Two Terrace Houses Turned into One: Paddington x2 House

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Paddington x2 House is a complex project implemented by MCK Architects and consisting of turning two terrace houses in Sydney, Australia into a single living space. Here is more information on this architectural conversion from the designers: “Via research and investigation we arrived at a concept of retaining and refurbishing the terraces, maintaining all characteristics […]

Art-Gallery-Style Collection of Spaces in The Hurtado Residence

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Located in Las Vegas, Nevada, this house you are about to see is situated at the border between great design and comfortable living spaces. Designed by Mark Tracy of Chemical Spaces, the Hurtado Residence plays a huge role in the life of its inhabitants – it gathers a collection of spaces that set a standard […]

Simple Home with Beautiful Rustic Elements in Poland

This beautiful home comes from architects Damian Cyryl Kotwicki and is located in Warsaw, Poland, on a site of 560 square meters. Seen on Plataforma Arquitectura, the house was designed based on functional and simple lines. A mix of brick, wood and concrete gives the residence a warm and appealing appearance. On the ground floor […]

Unusual Home Addition: Bau Sallinger Office in Austria

Bau Sallinger Office was designed by Spado Architects and is located in Liebenfels, Austria. The unusual office addition is the center of a construction-based business  and architecturally contrasts the family residence situated right next to it: “The facade is totally made out of glass with a second layer of exposed concrete in front of it. […]

Beautiful Family Home in San Francisco with a Rustic Charm

Feldman Architecture redecorated an old cottage in San Francisco and turned it into a beautiful family home. Here is the official description of the project from the developers: “One of the oldest houses in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood, this 1860’s cottage sat in disrepair for years.  Feldman Architecture’s charge was to repair, expand and […]

Small Place of Meditation: Santa Ana’s Chapel in Portugal

Located at the intersection between five streets, the site was the main factor that influenced the architects’ decision when developing the plans for Santa Ana’s Chapel, located in Portugal and designed by e|348 arquitectura: “In the beginning of the year 2009 we were commissioned the Project of a Chapel honoring Santa Ana, in a small, […]

Historic Convent Near Paris Turned into Modern Home

We’ve got some great feedbacks from you every time we posted  unusual home conversions. Turning a church or a monastery into a living space is a complex and challenging process. Today’s project, LeCouvent-Loft, is located North of Paris in Val-d’Oise and is in fact an old convent (dating back to the 18th century) turned into […]

Nestled Between Cactuses: The Desert Nomad House, Arizona

The Desert Nomad House is an intriguing architecture project designed by Rick Joy and constructed in Tucson, Arizona. With a location tucked away in the desert, the inhabitants of this unusual crib are miles away from the urban racket, in an environment that ensures tranquility and serenity. The compound features three separate structures made of […]

Residence with an Artistic Character: the Adams Fleming Residence by Levitt Goodman Architects

For the family living here, this house named the Adams Fleming Residence is the perfect place to display their fine collections of modernist furniture and contemporary art. Located in Toronto, Canada, the modern home used to be part of an industrial site, but the collaboration between the inhabitants and the designers from Levitt Goodman Architects […]

Contemporary Low Maintenance Retreat in Australia: Salvado Street Residence

Salvado Street Residence was designed by Bates Smart Architects and is located in Perth, Australia. Especially designed for a retired couple in Cottesloe, the home in the photos below is highly modern, but also low maintenance. Here is more from the architects: “The planning concept is based on a courtyard typology featuring a pond, around […]

Promoting Sustainable Thinking: Eco Museum in France

If you are a fan of green thinking, then you will surely appreciate this unique project. The ‘Eco Museum’ is located in Rennes, France and was designed by architects Guinee Potin from Nantes. The building’s exterior is organic, as it is completed with a skin made from chestnut shingle. With an overall unconventional design, it […]

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