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Architecture Design Ideas, Pictures and Inspiration

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!

Impressive Contemporary Extension to Old Farmhouse in Austria

Even though we consider combining modern architecture with that of old constructions can be very tricky and sometimes unsuccessful, the Flag Residence, a 200 year old farmhouse, looks incredible with this new contemporary addition from Propeller Z…. The home is located in Fahndorf, Austria within a beautiful and friendly natural landscape so the project had to be in consonance

Spectacular Beverly Hills Residence, a Showcase of Modern Living

We recently received some photos of the latest architecture project belonging to Steve Hermann Design…. This amazing looking home is located in Beverly Hills’ hottest area called Trousdale Estates. Large floor to ceiling windows establish a strong connection with the outdoors and in the same time allows its inhabitants to enjoy the breathtaking views of the city below. An

Twisted Modern Galilée Office Building in Toulouse

We noticed an intriguing trend lately concerning office buildings. More and more multinational companies bend over backwards to create imposing, sometimes energy efficient structures with an impressive architecture. Whether this happens because they need to create a strong brand identity or want their employees to be a bit more motivated, the end results in matters of design are sometimes mind…

Impressive Architecture and Delighting Interior Design in Colorado

The Syncline Residence was designed by Arch11… and is located near Boulder, Colorado. Its architecture is diverse and developed in consonance with the building site’s many constraints and the land use limitations. The architects had to deal with height restrictions, solar access restraints and with an uneven terrain. The large windows create a harmonious connection to the landscape. Here is

Glamorous Glass Pavilion Residence in California

The Glass Pavilion Residence comes from Steve Hermann… and is a showcase of seemingly infinite approaches to modern living. The project is located in Montecito, California, even though its architecture first got us thinking that this was an European building. This home’s exterior looks spectacular, with its rectangular shape, large open living area and interesting artful wall details. We also

Twin Homes: HHGO Garden Residence in Germany

Designed by architects: Jens Casper & Sören Hanft…, project HHGO- Garden Residence is located in Oldenburg, Germany. With a surface of 350 square meters (3767.3 square feet), this house is composed of two separate living areas joined by an enchanting garden level. Each of the two buildings has a separate entrance and houses the bedrooms, home offices and baths

Stunning Oakland Residence with Dramatic Views of San Francisco Bay

Here is an impressive contemporary home from Kanner Architects…. Oakland House from California is a stunning project of notable size and dramatic vistas. Located in the hills of Oakland, this building manages to reign over and capture incredible landscapes of the San Francisco bay. Here is some insight from the architects: “The predominantly south-southwest orientation required deep overhangs to

Biennale Venice 2010 iPhone App Launched for Biennale Visitors


With only a month left until Venice Architecture Biennale 2010, Theresa Simon & Partners …and Flint PR have launched a Venice Architecture Biennale iPhone app. Biennale App will guide you around the labyrinthine alleys and canals of Venice to find exactly what you are looking for at the world’s greatest architecture event. Theresa Simon decided to develop the app from

Inspiring Contemporary Home in Venice Beach, California

Located in Venice Beach, California, this inspiring contemporary home comes from architect Lewin Wertheimer… and combines modern living with quality design. Here is a general description from the architect: “The house was stylistically conceived as a hybrid of early modernism, influenced by architects such as Rudolph Schindler, and contemporary Japanese, Mediterranean and Californian architecture. These styles respond to the climate

Diverse and Inspiring Family Home in San Diego

“Casa Familia” is an impressive residential project from Kevin deFreitas Architects… located in San Diego, USA. Its total building area is 3,460 square feet, which makes it “roomy” enough for the six persons living inside. The purpose was to build a home that was green and efficient, meaning that all efforts were guided towards integrating low energy consuming systems that

Simple But Enchanting Work Studio in Colombia

Designed by Manuel Villa…, this apparently simple and austere home is located in Villa de Leyva, Colombia. Stretching over an area of 112 square meters, the project was meant to house a working studio. Remote and compact, this building is perfectly integrated in its environment and ensures the amount of tranquility needed by the artists inside. The small construction

Diverse Design and Architecture in Brasil : Juranda House

Juranda House comes from Apiacás Arquitetos… and is located in Vila Beatriz, Sao Paulo, Brazil. The residence has 150 square meters and is a fascinating display of comfort, traditional design and cost efficiency. The architects tried to keep the construction budget to a minimum and ensure a great indoor-outdoor connection by making the building as transparent as possible. You have

Impressive Tall and Narrow Home in Japan

Japan is known all throughout the world for its over crowded cities. This is why we were truly impressed to check out this ingenious crib which makes the most out of a very narrow site. The project comes from FujiwaraMuro Architects… and is located in a city called Showa-cho. Being given that the construction lot was very narrow, the architecture

Polyhedron Habitable, Relaxation and Ingenious Design

Polyhedron Habitable is a charming tiny relaxation space from Colombian architect Manuel Villa… located in Bogota, the capital city of Colombia. The owners of the home near by wanted a special miniature crib in their back yard where the parents and their small child could spend some time quietly. “Polyhedron Habitable” is meant to serve as a refuge and shelter,

CS House, Modern Design and Architecture in Portugal

Here is an interesting contemporary residence that caught our attention from Pitagoras Architects…. Located in Guimarães, Portugal, this modern project had to be integrated within its unleveled landscape and “defeat its accentuated slope”. The residence has three floors, but only two of them are above ground. A strong indoor outdoor connection was the main objective when planning this project

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