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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1900s Brewery in San Francisco Converted into Artist’s Studio

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Beth Weintraub from The Weintraub Maneuver sent us a unique design conversion. Here are the details we received: “Originally built in 1900 as Enterprise Brewery in the Mission District of San Francisco, the building was in complete disrepair when the current owner took possession in 2005. Remodeled with all high efficiency systems over a three […]

Simplicity and Tastefulness: Villager 8 in Aspen, Colorado

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Villager 8 was designed by Rowland + Broughton Architecture and is located in Aspen, Colorado. Here is the description we received from the architects: “Having already completed four full interior renovations for homeowners at Aspen’s Villager Townhomes, plus an exterior renovation for the entire property, R+B jumped at the opportunity to acquire one of the […]

Transparency, Reflection, Ecology and Security: DD California Home

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DD Southern California Home was designed by Peggy Dupuis, interior designer, Dale Naegle, Architect and her husband, a civil engineer and international builder. Here is the information Peggy sent us:  “The property, its ocean view, its north west orientation and setting sun provided  plenty of inspiration. The two story contemporary home offers an amazing view […]

Imposing House Displaying Interesting Volumes and Materials

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The Mount Baker Residence in Seattle, Washington is one of the best works of Pb Elemental Architecture. Featuring a narrow and tall structure, the house unveils a dynamic urban character. Situated on a steep sloped terrain, the house’s architecture makes use of the environment instead of fighting it. Tall, column-like windows on the sides of […]

Exceptionally Planned House for an Expanding Family: Matsuki Residence

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The Matsuki Residence is a modern and exceptionally planned house, designed by Hong Kong based HEAD Architecture and Design. The contemporary and versatile spaces you can see in the pictures used to be part of two smaller apartments. These were transformed into a versatile entertaining space and a comfortable and chic private bedroom and bathroom. […]

Geometry and Architecture Combined in a Beautiful House in Florida

Architect Juan Carlos Ricardes in collaboration with Jay Hedahl completed an intriguing house design in Florida, which impresses due to its unique exterior. A massive white concrete volume with an original geometry, unexpected entrances and asymmetrically placed windows invites guest to contemplate further.  The facade of the house is truly mesmerizing and includes the main […]

Family Heaven Within Contemporary Walls: DG House by DOMB Architects

Occupying a surface of 660 square meters, the DG House by DOMB Architects is a simple contemporary residence built using materials like painted plaster, grey oak and glass. With a narrow facade and neighbouring a public park on the backside, the residence leaves the impression of a highly modern house with clean design lines. Two […]

Unique and Unexpected Design in Paris: Shop in a Swimming Pool

Here is a post for all of you out there who  enjoy shopping. Hermes Boutique was designed by RDAI and is a conversion of the Lutetia swimming pool located in the heart of the Saint-Germaindes- Prés quarter of Paris, France. According to the architects, the project led by Denis Montel and the teams at RDAI […]

Unequalled Weather-Dependent Architecture in Tokyo: Inside Out House

The Inside Out House in Tokyo, Japan was constructed by Takeshi Hosaka Architects. Built for a married couple and their two cats, the residence’s architecture is based on the idea of cats and humans living together, sharing the same space. On the wall and roof, carefully placed openings allow light and air to reach the […]

Efficient Residence for Mother and Son: Lake House by David Guerra

Showing off all its 340 square meters, the Lake House designed by David Guerra Architecture is located in Minas Gerais, Brazil. The highly inclined terrain on which the residence was built gave the architect the possibility to build a box-like structure with suspended balconies. The inhabitants are a mother and her adult son, so the […]

Contemporary Makeover of an Australian Home: the Haberfield House

Haberfield House is one of those homes that conveys a sense of modern family urban living. Designed by Lahznimmo Architects, the 180 square meters residence situated in Sydney’s Hatherfield neighbourhood received a modern makeover not long ago. The existing floor plan was altered to make better use of light, natural ventilation and space. A dark […]

Flawless Modern Design and Spiritual Simplicity: Matryoshka House

Matryoshka House was designed by Architect David Jameson and is located in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. Obeyng the unwritten rules of the Matryoshka concept, the house is comprised of series of volumes situated one inside of the other. According to the architects’ description, “at the core, a suspended meditation chamber acts as the physical and spiritual […]

Bringing an Mid-Century Building to Life: 1305 Ranch Remodel in Aspen

We recently received an impressive mid-century ranch remodel from Rowland+Broughton Architecture and Urban Design, a project located in Aspen, Colorado. Here is the information the architects provided: “The remodel of this mid-century ranch house in an established Aspen neighborhood takes the opportunity to reuse sixty percent of the original roof and walls and reworks the […]

Two Generous Pools and Inspiring Design Details: Lookout House

Lookout House is a diverse modern residence recently redesigned and reorganized by IKE KLIGERMAN BARKLEY architects. The project is located atop of a hill in Fairfield County, Connecticut and has great views of distant Long Island. According to the designers, “the original pyramid form of the house, which is centered on an open-plan double-height living […]

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