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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Luxury Pre-Fabricated Concept House Rising in Australia

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Living in a modern dream home might seem like something reserved for a handful of lucky people. There’s always somewhere else you’d like added to you home, maybe it will look like something out of a magazine. Architects and designers know how hard it is to keep it simple and add only the necessary elements […]

Lightness and Modern Simplicity: One-Level Casa Zauia in Algarve, Portugal

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With a hillside location offering panoramic views of Vale da Lama, in the Lagos area of the Algarve, Portugal, Casa Zauia by Mario Martins Atelier seems especially built for contemplation. The overall design of the residence was partially dictated by the building restrictions in the area; its final shape inspires lightness and modern simplicity: “The […]

Modern Home Extension Blending Familiarity and Functionality 

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What used to be a double fronted Victorian terrace house in Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia, recently became an inspiration to us all, as you will see in the images below. Transformed from a potentially livable home into a mesmerizing collection of spaces, the owner’s old residence was enlarged, and polished into an inviting and modern family home. “The existing […]

Modern Luxury Farmhouse with Emphasis on Entertaining: House in Blair Atholl

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House in Blair Atholl by Nico van der Meulen Architects is a luxury farmhouse located between Pretoria and Johannesburg, South Africa, in a secluded golf estate. Free from high boundary walls and electric fencing, the expansiveness of this double-story home with unrestricted views of the countryside makes a powerful impression. The brief called for a […]

Modern Holiday House Overlooking The Galician Countryside

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Located near the small town of Vilapol, in the Lugo region of Spain, the modern holiday house curiously shaped and displaying a dynamic floor plan was designed by Padilla Nicás Arquitectos. Spreading over 225 square meters on a triangular plot of land, the eye-catching modern holiday house uses its raised location to give owners the best possible natural panoramas. Inspired by the land, following its […]

Honey Lake Plantation Resort&Spa in Florida Encouraging Outdoor Adventures

Honey Lake Plantation Resort & Spa in Florida, USA, a 4,552-acre dream property belonging to entrepreneur Bob Williamson is currently listed on the market for $22,2 million. The lot is part of a luxury plantation resort boasting cottages, lodges and a main house, along with amenities that include a restaurant, the Howling Dog Saloon, pools, […]

Family Home in California With Outstanding Kitchen Design

What is most striking about this contemporary family home is the kitchen design. It focuses all the attention on the need for natural light and aired spaces. Imagined by John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects, the home sheltering this inspiring kitchen is known as the Holleb Residence. Located in the Ocean Park neighborhood of Santa Monica in California, the 4,000 square […]

Catalyst For a Rejuvenating Escape: Headland Villa 2 in Koh Samui, Thailand

Located in Koh Samui, Thailand, The Headland Villa 2 spans across two levels, overlooking the Five Islands and Ang Thong National Marine Park. Tropical plants surround this luxurious retreat, with a poolside’s banyan tree reigning over the lot. The contemporary villa is part of the secluded Headland area and comes with two bedrooms, two bathrooms […]

Glass Box Extension Upgrading Bungalow-Style Home in New Zealand

Grosvenor Street Residence by Dorrington Atcheson Architects is a bungalow-style home recently upgraded with a bright extension. Located in Auckland, New Zealand, the residence had been updated several times before with a series of dark  lean-tos, that made the spaces seem cluttered. According to the architects, “a modern pavilion now extends from the rear of the […]

Original Eichler House in California Gets an Inspiring Upgrade: Appleberry Drive Residence

Appleberry Drive Residence in Marinwood, California is an original Eichler house, recently upgraded by Building Lab. Despite its powerful character, the building lacked a real connection to the outdoors: “As can be said of most eichlers, this was great house to begin with. By means of the subtle rather than the grand, we strove to re-invigorate […]

Distinct Black&White Exterior Showcased by Minimalist “Framing House” in Japan

Located in the Shiga Prefecture, Japan, Framing House by Form / Kouichi Kimura Architects is a contemporary Japanese home displaying a minimalist design and a distinct black&white exterior. The owners’ brief required the new building to accommodate an art gallery, along with inviting living spaces. This is how the architects responded to the challenge: “The […]

Slender Lines Framing Mesmerizing Views: Modern Pool House in Brazil

With a construction timeline of only 30 days, this modern Pool House in Brazil impresses with its slender lines and welcoming outdoor relaxation spaces. When planning the residence, the architects at Kali Arquitetura decided that “an edge of the prism would be placed in the land border and the three other walls would be large mobile […]

Half-Sunk Into a Harsh Landscape Overlooking the North Sea: The Dune House

Located on the island of Terschelling in the Netherlands, Dune House by Marc Koehler Architects rises over the harsh terrain, offering views of the North Sea. Its shape is resembled by the architects with that of a wooden diamond, experienced differently as the visual perspective shifts: “The forces of nature prevalent in the environment – […]

Inspiring Visual Break Between Old and New: The Hawthorn Extension in Melbourne

Chan Architecture completed the Hawthorn Extension, a project consisting of a rear addition to a double fronted Victorian terrace house in Melbourne, Australia. According to the project developers, the main challenge was to design “a new family area without sacrificing too much of the backyard, whilst being respectful of the existing house. The approach was […]

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