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!

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Spectacular Home Especially Designed For An Active Couple: Flowing Lake Residence

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Flowing Lake is a spectacular looking residence designed by David Vandervort Architects and located in Snohomish, Washington. The architects’ challenge was to build a home that would take full advantage of the lush green environment. Especially created for a young and active couple, Flowing Lake residence manages to maximize the opening towards the lake as […]

Ecological, Friendly and Unconventional: Earth Homes by Vetsch Architektur

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Earth House Estate Lättenstrasse is a residential area composed of nine unconventional homes and located in Dietikon, Switzerland. Here is a project description from Vetsch Architektur; The earth- covered houses are grouped centered around a small artificial lake with the entrance well hidden and integrated at the side of the settlement. That not just serves […]

Opened to a Breathtaking Landscape: Casa Farellones in Chile

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Casa Farellones was designed by dRN Architects and is located in a mountain valley, outside Santiago, Chille.  Accroding to the project developers, “the design proceeds from the particularities of the topography, its slope, its vegetation, its views and the requirements of the client. All these conditions allowed a new definition of the program for a […]

World’s Most Imposing Wooden Structure: Metropol Parasol in Spain

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The Metropol Parasol, Sevilla’s newest landmark, was completed in April 2011 and according to Yatzer, will serve as an archaeological site, will accommodate a farmers’ market, an elevated plaza as well as multiple bars and restaurants. The dimensions of this giant waffle-like structure are truly impressive: a building area of 5,000 square meters, a total […]

Modern Chilean Residence Taking In the Spectacle of Nature

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The modern residence was designed by Schmidt Aquitectos Asociados and is located in Lo Curro, Santiago. The gentle slope of the site is covered with a forest of eucalyptus trees planted 30 years ago and crossed by an irrigation canal. It faces north and has a front view of the southern slope of the hill […]

Lucky Japanese Architecture: Clover House by Katsuhiro Miyamoto

Are you a superstitious person? Then may this residence with an interior resembling a four-leave clover bring you only fortunate inspiring moments. The highly original Clover House was designed by Katsuhiro Miyamoto & Associates and is located in Nishinomiya-City. According to the architects’ description, “a cloverleaf hall with 4.6 meters ceiling height is a common […]

Unique Circular Residence on the Coast of Japan: Villa Ronde

Villa Ronde is an impressive green-roofed residence designed by company Ciel Rouge and located in Japan. The round shape of this luxurious crib was chosen in order to take full advantage of the surrounding views. According to the architects, the residence “is thought as a wide free organic space in which rooms can be closed […]

Bright Urban Environment: the Harrison Street Residence by Dawson+Clinton

Created for Paul Dawson, the Harrison Street Residence displays the owner’s love for architecture. One of the owners at Dawson+Clinton – the architects behind this project, Paul needed a home for his young family – his wife, Rebecca and their two young children aged 3 and 5. The couple needed safe playing spaces for the […]

Modern Japanese-Inspired Residence in Nabari City for a Young Family

Some people find it difficult to live far away from their family. This could be the main reason for a young family to build their dream house next to their parent’s residence. The Residence in Nabari City, Japan was designed by Matsunami Mitsutomo Architect & Associates. Spreading over almost 100 square meters, the house meets […]

Personalized Modern Island Living: the Lopez Island Residence

The Lopez Island Residence is surrounded by as much inspiring nature as possible. Located – as its name states – on Lopez Island, Washington, the home cascades gently between the trees to offer a bold connection to nature. The structure of the house runs along a river close by. This allowed an orientation that offers […]

LEGO Inspired Photographic Work Drawing Attention on Valencia’s Decaying Buildings

Valencia residents Ivars and Lopez liken of EspaiMGR recently came up with an intriguing idea for drawing attention on the decaying buildings in their city. Their photographic work envisions LEGO additions (should we call them original public art interventions?) that liven the otherwise neglected buildings and act as a call to action. According to the […]

Luxury Wrapped Up in Good Taste: The Compass Pointe House

The Compass Pointe House was designed by Sean Anderson of Progressive Concept Design, in collaboration with Kelly Deck and is located in Whistler, Canada. Made from local stone and wood, the house has an interesting and inviting exterior, with windows which ensure unobstructed views of the mountain peaks nearby. You are looking at a good […]

Sustainable Extension Project in Australia: Ilma Grove House

Ilma Grove House was designed by Andrew Maynard Architects and is located in Northcote, Australia. You are looking at a lovely extension for a family home built in strong relationship with its environment while paying tribute to sustainability: “Taking advantage of the north-facing backyard, the geometrical structure sits behind the existing building without invading the […]

Green Retail Design for the Replay Store in Florence

The Replay Store in Florence has a unique green design developed by Vertical Garden Design. Collaborating with the designers from Studio 10, the vertical design firm managed to design an unusually creative store. The new concept store benefits from a 7 meters high L-shaped wall and has been built according to sustainable criteria. The ecological […]

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