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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

An Opulent Approach to Modern Design: The Ravine Residence

The Ravine Residence was designed by Hariri Pontarini Architects and is located in in Toronto, Canada. Featuring a generous pool and a contemporary architecture, the house responds to the owners’ modern living needs in a stylish manner. Here is a short description from the architects: This residence employs two volumes with carefully choreographed openings that […]

Modern Architectural Residence with Clean Design Lines: 19 Housing by A-Cero

Yet another one of A-cero‘s contemporary masterpieces caught our attention. The residence called 19 Housing brings many standing ovations to the architect’s creativity. Featuring public spaces like a lounge, a dining room and a living room at the first floor and bedrooms and other private rooms at the second floor, the house also brings comfort […]

Unconventional Home: Church in San Francisco Turned into Family Crib

A few months ago we featured a post on Freshome about a stunning transformation of a Gothic church in Utrecht into a fabulous living space. Even though many of you stated that living in a former church would be a bit odd, the post was very much appreciated worldwide, which is why we decided to […]

Architecturally Differentiated Home in an Urban Neighbourhood: The Camperdown House

Carter Williamson Architects are the creators of this next residence located in Sydney, Australia. Although the Camperdown House on Rowley Street is located in an urban area, the family living here needed a quiet and comfortable place that would offer them a balanced life in the middle of the city without having to give up […]

Artist’s Studio in the Shape of a Playful Wooden Treehouse

This unusual artists’ studio was developed by studio Malcolm Fraser Architects and is located in Glen Nevis, Scotland. Deep in the forest, the intriguing unit is only accessible through a bridge and a beautiful wooden path, also built by the project team. According to Dezeen, Outlandia was developed for an art association called London Fieldworks and […]

Beautiful Modern “Fortress” Tucked Away in Nature: McLeod Residence

McLeod residence is a beautiful contemporary home located in a green and peaceful environment in Middlebury, Vermont. The project comes from John Mcleod Architect and it was well adapted to the climate, topography and community. Seen on HomeDSGN, the house stretches over an area of 1500 square feet. According to the architect, the home is […]

Impecable Modern Home Design: Art and Surf Residence in Montauk

Art and Surf is a beautiful modern residence designed by Steven Harris Architects and located in Montauk, New York. The villa is situated just a few steps away from the ocean and its generous windows allow unobstructed views of the surfers and waves. For sale on Sotheby’s, this home is not expensive, it is outrageously […]

Contemporary Home Embedded in Nature: the Harkavy Residence

The contemporary Harkavy residence was designed by Us architect Robert Gurney and is located in Potomac, Maryland, USA. Found on HomeDSGN, the residence stretches over an area of 2,900 square feet and is oriented towards the forest. Here is a short description from the architects. The sequence of entry is defined by a series of […]

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