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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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Experience Raw Nature While In Your Comfort Zone: Casa Quebrada in Chile

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Casa Quebrada in Curacaví, Santiago de Chile was envisioned and implemented by UNarquitectura and showcases a high level of originality. Located on the creek, elevated by pillars, the uncommon retreat is accessible through a bridge and has views at the level of the foliage of plants. The house “breaks” adapting to the slope and differentiating the […]

 Asymmetric House in Canada Flaunts Surprising Design Solutions for Modern Living

  • East Van House by Splyce Design (1)
  • East Van House by Splyce Design (2)
  • East Van House by Splyce Design (3)
  • East Van House by Splyce Design (4)

Beautifully integrated into the neighborhood while still managing to turn heads, this contemporary asymmetric house seems guarded by two trees at the entrance. Cladded in cedar, the home showcasing a sloped roof shelters the daily live of a single professional. Tailored by Canadian studio Splyce Design to the needs and desires of its owner, the home rises three […]

Bold Intervention on a Provoking Steep Site: Waiatarua House in New Zealand

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Waiatarua House in Auckland, New Zealand was developed by Hamish Monk Architecture on a provoking steep site. One of the design challenges was to insert a bold intervention into a sensitive bush reserve whilst still maintaining a sense of modesty. The owners of the retreat are a couple in their mid-sixties who wanted to get […]

Distinguished Pair of Homes with Contemporary Appeal Collecting UK Coastline Panoramas

  • Vetro 2A by David James Architects and Associates (1)
  • Vetro 2A by David James Architects and Associates (2)
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What you are about to see in detail is an outstanding pair of homes in the city of Poole, England, United Kingdom. We’ve seen a fair share of modern English homes shining and this duo makes its clear mark on the charming Shore Road. Imagined by Dorset-based design led architectural practice David James Architects and Associates, the two homes […]

Remarkable Home Overlooking a Golf Course in Arizona Where Life Unravels Differently

  • Saguaro Forest VII by Urban Design Associates (1)
  • Saguaro Forest VII by Urban Design Associates (2)
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Traditional is one way to describe this home, fabulous is another. Overlooking golf course views across the fabulous property all the way to the horizon line beyond, the elegant mansion was imagined by Scottsdale-based Urban Design Associates (UDA). The architect’s portfolio lists the amazing home under the name Saguaro Forest VII and we can see in the […]

Classic Brick Federation House in Suburban Melbourne Updated for Modern Family Living

Elegance can be redefined with the right design – an outdated home can rapidly become a ravishing beauty. Connecting timeless beauty to modern family living, LSA Architects re-imagined this home in Melbourne as a contemporary heaven decorating a classic shell. Staying on top of the brief – “enhance open space and add light whilst paying homage […]

Modern Home Extension in Sydney Creatively Preserving an Existing Tree

Not all architecture trends make us shiver with delight, but preserving nature when building contemporary homes is something we deeply encourage. Recently completed in Sydney, Australia, the Hopetoun Avenue Residence by B.E Architecture perfectly conserves a beautiful, mature lemon-scented gum tree. The project consisted of a renovation of a period home, completed with a highly […]

Contemporary House Integrating Trees in its Modern Architecture: 2 Oaks House by OBIA

2 Oaks House was imagined as a home that would comprise both a contemporary comfort level and a platform for integrating the two existing oak trees on the property. The modern home rises in a residential area near Sofia, Bulgaria and spreads over 475 square meters. Indoors and outdoors melt in an easily customizable environment […]

Timeless Residence Inspired by Its Indigenous Surroundings: Sprecher Home by SAOTA

SAOTA (Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects) recently unveiled information on Sprecher Home, a timeless residence located in Cape Town, South Africa. The owner’s brief was to design a house inspired by its indigenous surroundings, which is part of the recently established Sea Farm Private Nature Reserve. The site, located on a rocky peninsula is perched […]

Massage Therapy Pavilion Paying Tribute to Modern Design and Soothing Views

This new massage-therapy pavilion is part of a resort grouping built on a mountainside in the town of Rawdon, in Quebec, Canada. Blouin Tardif Architecture managed to integrate the contemporary structure into the landscape through the use of natural materials, generously-sized glass windows and openings. The construction of this building on three levels improves the […]

Balancing Comfort and Formality: Modern Matatena Offices in Mexico

When developing the design plans for Matatena Headquarters (a creative drawing association based in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico), Desnivel Architects aimed at creating an environment that was not office-like, yet not too formal either. In order to extend space, the owner had the idea of using a mix of wood and concrete, in combination with white […]

Hunters Hill House Built in Reference to the Clients’ Italian and Sri-Lankan Heritage

According to the creative team at Arkhefield, Hunters Hill House in Australia is a family home that celebrated the characteristics of the site with a palette of richly textured materials, all these in reference to the clients’ Italian and Sri-Lankan heritage. Entwining the house with the landscape, the architects managed to create original “garden rooms”, […]

Breathtaking Interpretation of the Traditional Californian Ranch House and Farm Tower

This astounding home located on a half acre lot in Silicon Valley was imagined as a re-interpretation of traditional shapes corrupted by the need to live a comfortable, low maintenance lifestyle in privacy and alongside family and friends. Designed by architects Spiegel Aihara Workshop, the home known as Low/Rise House uses the principles of traditional Californian ranch […]

Reviving Cultural Spaces Through Design: Stedelijk Museum Schiedam Transformation

Stedelijk Museum Schiedam is a municipal museum for modern art and owns a fine collection of works by artists such as Karel Appel, Lucebert, Constant and Corneille.  MVRDV recently transformed this impressive museum in The Netherlands into an appealing space for displaying art as well as for relaxation. The focal point of the project is […]

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