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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Reclaimed Beauty Combined with Modern Architecture: Potrero House

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Featuring exceptional bright interiors and a wonderful panorama of San Francisco, California, the residence known as Potrero House was transformed from an old cottage on a triple-wide lot into a magnificent contemporary residence surrounded by lush vegetation. Designed by Cary Bernstein Architect, the house features spaces that tell the story of the inhabitant’s transition from […]

Atypical Living Retreat: The Tank House Loft by Brian Messana

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Brian Messana designed The Tank House, a renovation of an existing loft in New York. Here is a description from the architect: “The tank house was conceived as the quintessential retreat, a place for reading, relaxing and listening to music. The project involved the renovation of an existing loft apartment and the development of an […]

Modern Home in Bainbridge Island with Sustainable Features: Ellice Residence

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Ellice Residence was completed by Coates Design and is located in Bainbridge Island, Washington. According to Trendir, the residence  is situated on top of the Yeomalt Bluff and has panoramic views of Puget Sound and the Seattle skyline. The building has a highly welcoming exterior, featuring large windows contrasting the wood and the stone. All […]

Revolutionary Support System with Massive Architecture Potential: QuaDor [Video]

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At the Indaba conference in South Africa, architect and Designer Dror Benshetrit announced an amazing new architectural system or “space truss geometry” called QuaDror . The system has massive potential in architecture, construction and even disaster relief. According to the official website, the unique space truss geometry – now named QuaDror – is made from […]

Spectacular Wood-Filled Home: The Lake Forest Park Residence

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A spectacular residence deep in the forest caught our attention today. Designed to take full advantage of the beautiful and refreshing natural landscape, the Lake Forest Park Residence gathers under its roof the most beautiful wood-filled interiors. Using natural materials like different types of wood and a lot of glass that connects the outside to […]

Mixed-Use Townhouse in LA Displaying an Intriguing Contemporary Architecture

For today we would like to showcase this original looking townhouse located in Venice, California and designed by Dennis Gibbens Architects. Integrated in a commercial coastal neighborhood, the building has an original appearance and is a definite eye-catcher. Here is more from the architects: “This mixed-use project is situated in the middle of a stretch […]

Remote, Modern and Impressive: Desert Wing Residence in Arizona

Desert Wing is an imposing contemporary architecture project designed by Kendle Design Collaborative and located in Scottsdale, Arizona. The design of the residence is said to be inspired by the owner’s minimalist tastes and his environmental responsibility. Oriented towards a nearby lake, the views are enhanced by floor to ceiling windows, which answers the owners’ […]

A Pragmatic Architecture Project: Weaving Studio by Prentiss Architects

For those of you who do know this yet, weaving is the art of creating fabric. This particular weaving studio was designed by Prentiss Architects and is located in San Juan Island, Washington, USA. The clients request was to have a special place that would hold all the weaving tools. In addition to this, the […]

Help the People of Japan!+ A Tribute to Japan’s Ingenious Eartquake Engeneering

We would like to use Freshome to make a call to action. We know most of you out there would like to help the people in need in Japan, which is why we will count on your belief in solidarity and recommend a link with a few steps you can follow. From helping people reconnect […]

Modern Response to an Architecturally Challenging Site: Monk’s Shadow Residence

Monk’s Shadow is a diverse contemporary residence designed by Kendle Design Collaborative and located in Paradise Valley, Arizona. According to the architects, this design of this project answers to the challenges of the existing site: A narrow lot with 60’ of vertical elevation combined with a restrictive Hillside Zoning Ordinance made designing a conventional home […]

Founder of Dwell Magazine Reveals Her Mesmerising Family Home

Lara Hedberg Deam, the founder of architecture and design magazine Dwell is the owner of this magnificent home located in Mill Valley, California. Recently renovated by her husband, architect Chris Deam, the house has a fresh and inviting feel, not to mention an impeccable modern design. First of all, the crib had to be adapted […]

Bright Residence Near Water in the Stockholm Archipelago

Residences built near water seem to draw a vivid lifestyle from the surroundings. Built to have as much access to water as possible, this next house has an amazing location in the Stockholm archipelago. Resting in a private area in the Swedish Värmdö municipality, the interior and exterior design of the residence is based on […]

Modern White Residence Which Seems to Rise from Water: Carrara House

Carrara House was designed by Andres Remy Arquitectos and is located in Pilar, Buenos Aires, Argentina. With a living space of 660 square meters, the home is located on an irregular lot and oriented so it could capture the best views its environment has to offer.he rustic stone works as a divider of the entry […]

Innovative Conversion: 1931 Water Tower Turned into Modern Apartment

We’ve seen a large variety of unconventional homes on Freshome, but this is a first. Zecc Architects managed the impossible: converting a 1931 water tower in Soest, The Netherlands into a contemporary home with no less than nine levels. As you probably already imagined, many challenges came with this uncommon “home renovation”.  According to I […]

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