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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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Modern Gumno House in Croatia Displaying a Striking Angular Geometry

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When challenged to rebuild an old “gumno” (traditional farming unit in Croatia used for threshing the grains), the creative team at Turato Architects came up with a spectacular result. Gumno House is an original contemporary residence boasting a total area of 930 square meters that currently serves the living needs of a married couple and their two […]

Old Duplex Converted Into Welcoming Family Home: De Gaspé House in Montreal

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Located in the heart of the Villeray district, Montreal, the De Gaspé House project by la SHED Architecture consisted of the major renovation of an existing building that lost most of its original characteristics. The old duplex including a garage as well as a variety of annexes was transformed into a single family home for […]

Modern Cottage Rising on Old Heirloom Cottage Grounds

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A family timber-frame cottage absorbs modern design and building techniques to become a fascinating dark retreat. Dressed in cross-laminated black spruce boards, this new construction was imagined as having the exact size of the former forest cottage and occupy the exact space. It was the inhabitant’s choice to keep this reminder of the old structure while […]

Striking MS House Ingeniously Adapted to a Sloping Site in Mishima, Japan

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Uncommon building sites call for ingenious architecture solutions. The intricate MS House by  Yo Yamagata Architects is located in Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan, on a slope overlooking Mount Fuji. Its unusual character derives from the challenges imposed by the terrain, with only 30% of flat surface out of a total of  250 square meters available as living space. Moreover, […]

Private Terraces Establishing A Strong Indoor-Outdoor Dialogue: Casa SE in Mexico

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Located in the western parts of Guadalajara, Mexico, Casa SE was especially envisioned by Elías Rizo Arquitectos for a family of four adults. According to the architects, the residence is structured on two levels, with the first floor encompassing the public areas of the house, and the second floor containing the dormitories and various terraces. The main […]

Luxurious Living Exhibited by Contemporary-Style Home in Bellevue, Washington

Embedded in the lush landscape of the Meydenbauer waterfront in Bellevue, Washington, USA, this contemporary-style home is the epitome luxurious living. Currently listed for sale at $4,388,000, the massive residence comes with four bedrooms and five bathrooms and a total surface of 6,500 square feet. Thoughtfully appointed updates and multiple entertaining spaces with incredible vistas make this a good […]

Unique Fitzroy Park Home Embedded in Lush Surroundings

How would you feel to be met by a luxuriant jungle every time you come home? Across a narrow stone and metal bridge in North London, a modern family home rises to impose its elegant shape on the grounds of what used to be a late 1950’s house in Fitzroy Park, London, United Kingdom. Within the Highgate Conservation […]

Great Space Optimization in Lovely House on Wheels: The Wedge Cabin

With the cost of living becoming more and more overwhelming, houses on wheels seem an affordable and clever alternative. Wheelhaus is ‘tiny house’ company from Jackson Hole, Wyoming that offers several different beautiful styles of cabins on wheels. These projects are designed and built with an emphasis on space management and durability offering ceiling heights soaring […]

Imposing Prospector Residence Unveiling Surprisingly Warm Interiors in Idaho

Completed by Marmol Radziner  in Sun Valley, Idaho, Prospector Residence is located on a privileged terrain with expansive mountain views: “Set within the hillside, the stepped three-story home maximizes the available land and connects the interiors to the landscape. Derived from the surrounding environment, the color palette and material selection includes stone veneer, red cedar siding, […]

Modern Villa Kerckebosch Taking In A Forested Landscape in the Netherlands

Villa Kerckebosch is a recently built family residence developed by Engel Architecten in the forested landscape surrounding Zeist, a small town in the center of the Netherlands. The soft and natural shades of the brickwood are said to evoke the forest with its natural shades of brown and grey, while the sandy colors of the bottom pay […]

Family Retreat in California Shaping a Relaxed Lifestyle

When you already have a dream home, the life you imagined living is within your grasp. Imagine extending that feeling even more by building a modern family retreat including a new guest house, pool, and shade structure on the same property where the same architects designed your geometric modern residence. Referred to as the Ehrlich Retreat +, this […]

Nautical Theme Originally Displayed by Waterfront House in Singapore

Have a look at this waterfront house designed by Greg Shand Architects in Singapore! With a sinuous wave envelope and wide overhangs, Nautical Lines Residence stands out against a backdrop of modern residential units. While one side of the house faces the ocean, the other makes up for lack of water views, with curved elements acting as a constant […]

Harmonious Home With Captivating Laguna Beach Vistas

Another stunning project from the architects of DJ Avicii’s home in Hollywood Hills – talented studio McClean Design – makes us wonder how they find the resources to construct such vivid residential spaces. Spreading over 3,500 square feet, this new single family harmonious home known as the Ellis Residence used what seems to be a drawback for its […]

Delightful Sonoma Wine Country Cabana with San Francisco Bay Views

Centrally located in the heart of Valley of the Moon, this Sonoma Wine Country Cabana was constructed to continue the working ranch owners’ commitment to energy-efficiency and sustainability. The ecologically designed cabana was built by Arkin and Tilt Architects based in Berkeley, California. Contemporary architecture is designed to seamlessly blend into the hillside and take advantage […]

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