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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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Contemporary Detached Dwelling Hiding Spatial Complexity in Montreal, Canada

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Located in the Montreal’s Southwest neighborhood, this detached dwelling entitled “Holy Cross House” hides a rich spatial complexity behind its tough working class façade. Turning to the neighbourhood’s post-war veteran’s home as its formal point of departure, the architects at TBA set out to make a project that simultaneously fits in and stands out from […]

Delicate Rustic Touches Exhibited by Captivating EPV House in Vietnam

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Located in Ecopark Green Urban Area, Vietnam, EPV House by AHL Architects & Associates surprises due to its delicate rustic design. The clients’ brief requested a peaceful week-end retreat where they could rest, relax and enjoy their free time. A cheerful and welcoming vibe was achieved through the use bamboo and solid wood for interior […]

Remarkable Design Shaping Modern House in Portugal 

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Flaunting its surprising architecture on a triangular plot in the city of Leiria, this modern house in Portugal defines its owner’s happiness. Designed by Contaminar Arquitectos as a single-family home, the structure rises from behind a rugged stone wall. Known as Vidigal House and located near a highway making its way across extensive green fields, this futuristic alignment of volumes makes the […]

Modern Summer Home Assembling Panoramic Ocean Views

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From the very first time you enter the Long Dune Residence, you know it will surprise you with a modern floor plan enhanced by carefully designed details. The architects warn that “little is revealed until entering the house through a tall glass door that emerges as one approaches the house“. Imagined by Hammer Architects, the modern summer […]

Luxurious Three-Level Home Exhibiting a Complex Modern Architecture: Amwaj Villa

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When reaching out to Moriq Architecture, the owners of this site in Bahrain requested a modern home, with a powerful indoor-outdoor connection. Amwaj Villa is an imposing family residence with a complex geometry and a structure that adapts to the contemporary living needs of the inhabitants: “The home was planned on 3 levels with just […]

Complex Montana Glass Home Embedded in a Dreamlike Natural Landscape

The Montana Glass Home, painstakingly rendered by Cutler Anderson Architects, is a great example of modern construction. Glass walls, tapered columns and a floor plan that flows as gracefully as the river in front, make it hard to distinguish indoors from outdoors. The land surrounding the home is its own masterwork. The assemblage of lush […]

Portuguese Home Delivering a Soothing Beachside Ambiance: SilverWoodHouse

Architect Ernesto Pereira envisioned SilverWoodHouse, an original contemporary timber-clad residence located in Portugal. Pereira was in the process of building his beach-side architecture office, when the owners of this project contacted him and asked him to redo their own dwelling near Mindelo, a coastal area 14 miles north of Porto. The brief came with no […]

Dynamic Creekside Retreat Invaded by Light and Bright Colors

The Creekside Retreat by Richardson Architects is a successful redesign project of a house initially built in 1954: “This home, nestled in a redwood grove, was recently purchased by a family of four. Situated on a gently upsloping lot bordered by a creek, its most distinctive site feature is an old wooden bridge over the […]

Modern Family Retreat in Florida Hosting an Artist’s Studio: Lakewood Residence

Reinterpreted by KZ architecture, the massive Lakewood Residence in Florida, USA makes the most of its subtropical setting. The new home answers the living needs of a couple and their three children and includes an artist’s studio. Redesigning the outdoor areas (a worn out fabric canopy, a pool, and a large expanse of unusable open […]

New Zealand Residence Alternating Open and Enclosed Spaces: Freeman’s Bay Home

Dorrington Atcheson Architects completed the design and development of Freeman’s Bay Home, an inspiring contemporary family retreat located in Auckland, New Zealand: “This new build in the heritage suburb of Freeman’s Bay is a composition of concrete, steel and glass that gives a handshake to the past. Horizontal texture on the precast concrete walls echoes […]

Spectacular Green Residence Overlooking the City Skyline: The Wall House in Singapore

There are many details that set The Wall House apart from the array of modern homes in Singapore. Envisioned by architecture studio FARM, this green residence is made up of two volumes, one for the retired parents and one for their children: “This separation of the house into two blocks, in part a response to the […]

Detailed and Discreet Contemporary Home in Santa Monica 

Architect Eric Rosen did an amazing job building this stunning contemporary home in Santa Monica. Solar-powered electricity, heat and hot water systems tap into the efficient natural potential of the land, while the modern architecture with one dark volume cantilevered over another demands attention. When we got this home by email, we were surprised to see so many […]

Cantilevered “Treehouse Residence” Neighbored by Orchards and Vineyards

Neighbored by fruit orchards and vineyards, The Treehouse Residence by Forestgreen Creations is a modern home in Pelham, Ontario, Canada. Raw concrete, steel and stucco are the materials employed for visually defining the exterior design. The cantilevered volume supported by a V-shaped structure allows most of the living space to be elevated above ground. An […]

Passive Black&White Residence Optimizing Light and Space: Third House From The Sun

Third House From The Sun by Le 2 Workshop Studio is the third home of the current owners and is located in Lodz, Poland. Both of the clients’ previous dwellings had seemed to lack a bit of light and space, hence the pursue of a new place to live came to life. The spot is […]

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