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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!

“5 Star” Stunning Home By The River

Located by the Chelmer river in Essex, England, this project belongs to architect Ian Mitchell and is a display of opulence, style and sustainability.  Elegant timber stares connect the three levels of the house and all the rooms have high ceilings, giving the impression of space. The luxurious house has four king-size  bedrooms, four bathrooms, a two car garage and…

Mind Blowing Building Facade : Kiefer Technic Showroom

In this post you are going to see something that I like to call “Architecture in Motion”. Created by architect Giselbrecht… + Partner ZT GmbH this amazing project is called “Dynamic Facade” better known as the Kiefer Technic Showroom in Bad Gleichenberg, Austria. In earlier times, facades were characterized by window arrangements and axes. They often featured surface relief with

Re-cycled and Low-impact Architecture : Preparatory School in UK

The pictures below represent the Elleray Preparatory School… located in UK,  in the Lake District National Park, to be more specific. The fascinating thing about this design is its low negative effects on the environment due to a series of elements that make it a sustainable building. Made from materials that were recycled and equipped with solar panels, the Treehouse

Video with the View From the Tip Top of the Burj Dubai

I hope you are not afraid of heights, because there aren’t too many YouTube videos capable of inducing measurable feelings of vertigo while you watch comfortable at your desk, but this is one of them. In this video you can see the view from the highest man-made point on earth …Burj Dubai’s spire. The tower it’s more than half a…

Writing Studio in the Woods by Andrew Berman

This 1,520 s.f building called Private Library was designed by Andrew Berman Architect as a library and studio for a writer. We wrote about this project and published a few images in 2008 ( here… ), but today I’ve found a short film about New York architect Andrew Berman’s dream project. Commissioned to design a writing studio in the woods

Taipei 101 to Become the World’s Tallest Green Building

Taipei 101 is famous for being one of the world’s tallest buildings. In the next 18 months the skyscraper is set to get some major eco-upgrades in an effort to save money, reduce its impact, and gain the much coveted title of “World’s Tallest Green Building.” In 2007, the Burj Dubai surpassed Taipei 101 in terms of height, but the…

Shell-Wheeler House : A Sustainable Private Residence by Johnston Architects

Johnston Architects PLLC… designed this original project for a couple with “sustainable” carriers. Scott Shell and Margaret Wheeler are both mountain guides, a profession that makes them both open to the ideas meant to conserve the environment. The house was built by company Tall Tree Construction in a forest from the logs that were brought down by the local storms.

New Prada Store in Paris

If you expected for the new Prada store in Paris to have a powerful design identity, than you are probably very satisfied with the final results. The store is situated on Place Beauvau, no 92 and it was designed by Roberto Baciocchi. The facade of the building is a reminder of the Pont Mirabeau…, a famous French bridge

Logements à Macaron, a Project by Local Architecture

Local Architecture… is a Swiss firm located in Laussane. The company has a large and very impressive portfolio, from which we will try to extract a few projects. First off, we would like to present to you “Logements à Macaron”, a private residence located in the district of Oron. Leaving aside the feeling of cosyness this house in the middle

Unusual Bamboo Bar in Vietnam

If you are one to enjoy drinks in unusual and exotic places, here is a nice idea for you. The Wnw bar(water and wind bar) comes from a Vietnamese architectural firm called Yo Trang Nghia co. ltd.… The main challenge of the project was that the bar had to be built in a place very prone to floods and other

Yarra House in Melbourne

From Leeton Pointon architects and Susi Leeton architects,… Yarra House is a cosy, yet very spacious home located in Melbourne, next to the Yarra River. The surroundings of this house are not the only ones wich are peaceful, as the interior design inspires the exact same thing. Pale colors make for a frindly, “quiet” interior. A few elements of extra

Modular Eco House in Malaysia by Broadway Malyan

Imagine a house that you assemble close to the seaside in summer and in the mountains when the winter comes. Wouldn’t that be cool? Well somewhere along those lines, one of the largest property developers in Malaysia, Sime Darby Property, has commissioned Broadway Malyan… to come up with the plans for South East Asia’s first carbon zero residence. Prefabricated

Rock Blending Summer House in Vestfold, Norway

It’s hard to imagine that you can build a house on a terrain surrounded by rocks, but the designers from Jarmund / Vigsnæs AS Architects MNAL… have done it on the coast of Vestfold in the southern part of Norway. Meant as a vacation house, the building replaced an older construction but adjusted to the site’s particularities in terms of

Wood Furnished Butler Residence in Portland, Oregon

Sometimes it’s the shape of the building that gives its charm, but other times it’s the furnishings you apply that get the eyes. Just take a look at the Butler Residence in Portland, Oregon, and you’ll know what I’m talking about. In charge with the whole project, the creative designers from PATH Architecture… have managed to cover the house with

Gas Station House in Berlin

It is a fact that people nowadays brake plenty of boundaries in what architecture is concerned. Also, their creativity can sometimes go sky-high and build houses in the most unusual places. This is exactly the deal with with this project. The Gas Station House (former Shell Gas Station) was transformed into a living environment by Juerg Judin, a Swiss collector…

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