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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 Tree-House Residence Reflecting Its Surroundings in Isle of Wight, England

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Located on a spectacular shoreline terrain, on the island of Wight in England, the Welch House by The Manser Practice appears to float within the neighboring trees. The modern tree-house resembles a dark-colored box in lightweight steel and timber, offering subtle reflections of the surrounding landscape due to its high gloss enamel finish. Designed to […]

Bright Riverview Home Punctuated by Natural Panoramas 

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A riverview home is perfect for those who imagine living in harmony with their surrounding environment. This particular Riverview House by Studio Dwell Architects is located in Wayne, Illinois, and its location allows owners to enjoy panoramic views of the sloping terrain down to the Fox River throughout the home. A site-responsive home like this one is […]

Imposing House and Studio Visually Competing With Its Scenic Views 

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Looking out the window to see a massive mountain range unraveling its majesty is in itself a reason for happiness. Add a spacious, modern residence framing that view and you get a dream home. The Butte Residence by Carney Logan Burke Architects unveils an inspiring contemporary architecture within an almost wild, rural landscape. Located in Jackson, Wyoming, […]

Small Bungalow Converted Into Contemporary Family Home in Perth, Australia

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Waverley Street House by Klopper & Davis Architects is a striking architecture conversion from a small bungalow into a contemporary family home in Perth, Australia. According to the developers, the overall design takes advantage of the project’s location “on a laneway to re-orient access and casual urban interaction towards this lane. This includes moving the […]

What’s the Lifetime Earning Potential of Architecture Graduates? [Infographic]

We stumbled across an interesting and highly practical set of infographics developed by the Hamilton Project at The Brookings Institution. Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, the project allows users to get precious information regarding the annual median earnings from career start to retirement for 80 majors. Since not all college […]

Cliffside Ocean Residence Dramatically Adapted to an Irregular Terrain: Tula House

Tula house is an example of modern architecture blending in a harsh natural surroundings. This bold project was envisioned by Patkau Architects in British Columbia, Canada. Perched 44 feet above the Pacific Ocean on a remote island, it reflects the casual irregularity of the sites rock ledges, beach, and forest in both its geometric and spatial […]

Luxury Mountain Chalet Offering Striking Panoramic Views in Whistler, Canada

Lakecrest Residence is an imposing mountain chalet in Whistler, Canada perched atop a rocky cliff in a lakeside neighborhood of Whistler, Canada. As you probably guessed, this is one of those homes that takes in its vibrant natural landscape. The creative team at a|k|a Architecture + Design left nothing to chance: large glass windows, Brazilian […]

Dreamy Lakeside Modern Chalet in Quebec’s Forested Landscape 

Can you imagine yourself living in a modern chalet in Quebec? If you answered yes, this exemplary modern cottage located near Lake Champlain, in Quebec, Canada. Placed just a few feet away from the American border at the height of the Phillipsburg Bird Sanctuary, the Chalet Lac Champlain was designed by Boom Town to complement the natural surroundings: “The vertical […]

Modern Home in Sweden Accessing Stunning Sea Views and Rocky Hillscapes

Within a concrete shell punctuated by large glass openings, this home built in a peaceful location boasts timeless materials chosen by architects Gert Wingårdh to create comfort and ease. An open floor plan ensures a continuation of spaces creating a stunning routine maze by the sea. We know why houses are getting smaller, and it seems right to say that sometimes […]

Narrow House Design Cleverly Adapted to Its Site in Melbourne, Australia

Challenged by the intricacies and opportunities of a small site in Melbourne, Australia, Inglis Architects came up with a clever narrow house design for project Fairbairn Road Residence. Masonry, timber and stone are the main materials employed for the exterior finishes, “whether through brick perforated screens, steel cantilevers or custom timber claddings”. By layering up […]

Extensive Use of Glass Defining Modern Lake House in Romania: Villa Snagov

Situated on a narrow strip of land between the forest and the lake, this contemporary residence in Snagov, Romania takes in its peaceful natural landscape. Designed and implemented by DOOI Studio, Villa Snagov stands out due to its modern geometry and extensive use of glass windows: “The starting point was the Intention to offer that […]

Sumptuous Contemporary Architecture in South Africa: Cove 3 House by SAOTA

SAOTA and Antoni Associates sent us photos and information depicting Cove 3 House, a family residence in Knysna, South Africa. The site enjoys spectacular sea views and it was important that the connection to these views was maximized. The primary idea driving the design was to create a single living space with a single roof element […]

Functional Elegance: Concept House Showcasing a Soothing Color Palette 

When looking for inspiration that would upgrade your ideas of the perfect living environment, apartments, villas or concept homes like the one you are about to see hold details you need. Located in Munich, Germany, the concept house known as Poing House was designed by German studio Luxhaus. Spreading over 1,184 square feet, the showcase home points […]

Physically Bring Your Architecture Projects to Life: Arckit by Damien Murtagh

Irish Architect Damien Murtagh took the idea of creativity in architecture to another level when designing Arckit, an ingenious kit that enables everyone to physically bring their ideas to life. Three years in the making, Arckit is a revolutionary freeform Scaled Architectural Model Making Kit based on a real modular housing system that Damien devised. […]

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