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Architecture

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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Contemporary Bangkok Residence Defined by Interconnected Glass Volumes

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This two-level residence envisioned and implemented by Architects DBLAP takes advantage of a charming, lush-green site in Bangkok, Thailand. Consisting of a series of interconnected volumes, the project is centered around an inner courtyard, accessed easily from all rooms of the house. Predominant use of glass allows the inhabitants to enjoy unobstructed views of the surroundings, […]

Sustainable House Design Paying Tribute to Modern Technology in Hong Kong

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An existing 40-year old house in Sha Tin district, Hong Kong was recently given a complete make-over by the architects at Millimeter Interior Design Limited. Overall costs were lowered by building the exterior walls over the existing structure. The new 5100 square-foot residence is currently divided into two stories and features a garage, a living […]

Private Contemporary Home in Mexico Balancing Seclusion and Openness 

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Imagine coming home at dusk to this marvelous contemporary home! With an illuminated facade composed of sleek design lines, this 7,168 square feet villa in Hermosillo, Mexico, is a private home holding great inspiration. Designed by Imativa Arquitectos and photographed by Alexander Potiomkin, the private property known as Residencia R35 rises three levels up to accommodate a very specific circulation - service, […]

Interesting Home Extension in London Featuring Brick Walls and Sliding Glass Doors

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Commissioned to provide a new kitchen and living room for a couple whose children had recently moved out, London studio Tigg Coll Architects implemented an original home extension. This addition connects the main building with the garden and features sliding glass doors which retract into brick walls:  “Even though we wanted the new extension to really […]

Modern Home With Large Entertainment Areas and Ocean Views: Pearl Bay Residence

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Gavin Maddock Design Studio completed the development of Pearl Bay Residence, an impressive retreat located 90kms north of Cape Town, South Africa and bordered by a nature reserve adjoining the ocean. A modern signature within the budget and Mediterranean style influences were the two main requirements mentioned in the clients’ brief. The result is a […]

Borrowing From The Rich Personality of Its Surroundings: Pobble House in England

Pobble House is an original looking timber frame residence paying tribute to the qualities and architectural history of its special location in Ashford, Kent, England: “Owing to the site’s significance, local planning policy dictates that any new building must replace an existing one and is to be of similar scale and proportion to that of the […]

Brilliant Outdoor Room Substituting the Entry Hall in Modern Mountain Home 

Nestled between the Teton Range to the west and the Gros Ventre Range to the east in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA, this modern mountain home is a dream home to Clay Heighten and his wife, Debra Caudy, a dream they didn’t know they had. Leaving most decisions to Larry Pearson of Pearson Design Group who’s impressive portfolio could […]

Historic Convent Transformed Into Spectacular City Hall in Quebec, Canada

The redesign of this historic convent (initially built in 1881) as the city hall and municipal offices re-establishes its presence at the center of community life. The project- repurposed by Affleck de la Riva Architects in Quebec, Canada- creates a dialogue between the restored heritage building and a contemporary addition housing a new entry lobby, […]

Gambier Island House Dramatically Integrated In A Rocky Landscape

Developed by Mcfarlane Biggar Architects + Designers, Gambier Island House is an impressive modern residence dramatically integrated in a rocky landscape on Gambier Island, near Vancouver, Canada. The project was especially envisioned as a weekend retreat for a couple and their two children. Independent sources for heat and electricity had to be carefully examined and […]

Bold Sculptural Volumes Defining A-cero’s Weave House on the Mediterranean Coast

Located in the Mediterranean coast of Spain, Weave House by A-cero is a bold residential project implemented in the distinctive modern style of the studio. The materials chosen for the building are black glass and white DuPont Corian, both employed due to their high quality and durability. According to the architects, what mattered most in the […]

Rigorous Geometry Contrasting A Peaceful Natural Landscape: 4 Springs Lane Residence in Virginia

4 Springs Lane residence in Rappahannock County, Virginia, USA is the result of extensive site investigation, including erecting scaffolding at various locations. The final house placement has been chosen by the team at Robert M. Gurney Architect up on on one of the hills on the property, overlooking a meadow at the base of woodlands. […]

Imposing Zero-Energy Family House in Oregon, USA: Skyline Residence

Engineered to generate as much solar-electric energy on-site as the home consumes annually, Skyline Residence is an example of modern sustainable architecture. The imposing family house was envisioned and implemented by Nathan Good Architects on a generous 1.7 acre site in Portland, Oregon, USA, for a middle-age couple with an active life and their three […]

Unassuming Family Residence Revealing An Architectural Surprise: Subiaco Oval Courtyard

Subiaco Oval Courtyard is the official name of a highly original residential project developed and implemented by Luigi Rosselli Architects in Subiaco, Australia. Seen from the street level, this family home is visually in tune with the character of the early 1900s federation era Subiaco architecture style, displaying pitched roofs, a locally-inspired criss-cross brick-wood pattern […]

Stunning San Francisco Remodel Deeply Infused with Natural Light

A remodel can easily bring out the contemporary possibilities in old houses. Take as example this San Francisco home imagined by Dijeau Poage Construction – a home opened to the surroundings and prepared for a modern lifestyle. Inviting natural light inside through a series of glass additions like floor-to-ceiling windows that open to the outdoor on the […]

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