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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 Single-Floor Home Parading a Refreshing Transparency 

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Making a powerful first impression, this contemporary single-floor home in Phoenix, Arizona, helps the owners stay connected to the outdoors at all times.  An infill house in Phoenix’s historic Pierson Place neighborhood, it received its name from the fact that this lot was the last vacant one in the neighborhood and architects of The Ranch Mine saw it […]

Expansive Rotterdam Market Hall Shaped Like A Giant Horse Shoe by MVRDV

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From nine o’clock in the morning, until eight o’clock in the evening, the inhabitants of Rotterdam will have a chance to evaluate fresh food and other goodies inside a new massive arch-shaped venue. The Rotterdam Market Hall was described by the architects at MVRDV as “a sustainable combination of food, leisure, living and parking, fully […]

Ingenious Modern Makeover Reviving Malay Urban Heritage

  • 17BR-House by ONG&ONG (1)
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With elegance and grace, a modern makeover can bring back the focus on living rather than preserving. And not just any kind of living. Owners of this remarkably renovated Peranakan shophouse in Singapore can pride themselves on enjoying an updated version of a home that served both as a residence and for commercial purposes. Known as the 17BR-House, […]

Secluded Home Overlooking River Views Beyond a Glass Wall Fireplace

  • Weston Residence by Specht Harpman (1)
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There is no doubt when it comes to Specht Harpman‘s architectural talent and hard work. Homes like this light-filled Upper West Side apartment or the New Canaan Residence developed by Specht Harpman in Connecticut stay with us thanks to their elegance, simplicity and charm. Now it’s time for the Weston Residence to shine bright and refresh our inspiration […]

Contemporary Beach House Exposing Its Steel Structure and Wooden Decking in Lebanon

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Located in the seaside town of Amchit, in Lebanon, this 430 square-meter home developed by BLANKPAGE Architects stands out due to its unconventional design. The contemporary beach house (photographed by Ieva Saudargaitė) showcases a layering of wooden decks and a minimal steel structure which supports the slabs together with the discreet glass enclosure. According to […]

Mar de Luz Modern Mansion in Peru Showcasing Luxurious Transparency

Not even strong winds can withstand the power of good architecture and this is proven by the contemporary Mar de Luz Mansion rising near the National Park of Paracas in Peru. Designed by architectural studio Oscar Gonzalez Moix, this home provides owners with a clear view of the picturesque bay from almost every room in the house, even from […]

Elegant Eco-friendly Ranch in California Reshaping Rural Family Life

Updated to become an eco-friendly ranch, this original 160-acre homestead in California’s Chileno Valley was designed by Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects for a young family with three children who love nature, tranquility and dreamy panoramic landscapes. Just three miles west of downtown Petaluma, California, this new barn house spreading over 2.498 square feet – the Hupomone Ranch – […]

Subtly Twisting Geometry Inserted in Raw Nature: Discovery Centre in Canada

Located in the Mont-Tremblant National Park in Québec, Canada, the Discovery Centre envisioned by Smith Vigeant Architects offers a stunning view of Lake Monroe and its surrounding hills and mountains. The building consists of three distinct sections: an amphitheater, a space for service facilities, and a discovery zone. A continuous band of rustic wood unfolds […]

Provocative Home Design Re-Shaping The Urban Australian Landscape

Flaunting a rough geometric interplay of lines, this peculiar collection of volumes is actually a home designed by Of Diverse Research (ODR) Architects within an Australian neighborhood. An unfamiliar shape like this one can’t evoke anything less than a mixture of inspirational sources. Seen by its creators as “a chance for interpretation as opposed to duplication” […]

Black Cube House in Poland Tailored for a Modern Family Life

There is a Black Cube House in Poland that cleverly hides its history. Unpretentious from the street – a dark wooden volume punctuated by bright green window and door details – it hides a calculated geometry in the back. Demonstrating a “total makeover of a typical polish family house from 70s of XX century”, the new Black […]

Stacked White Volumes Edged in Black: Sanibell Office Building in The Netherlands

RoosRos Architecten has developed a contemporary office building and a storage unit for Sanibell, manufacturer of quality ceramic hygiene ware, in Oud-Beijerland, The Netherlands. With an appearance of being constructed from stacked white blocks, edged in black, the immaculate façade of the building is an ideal representation of the Sanibell philosophy and product repertoire. However, […]

Intriguing Three Garden Home in Belgium Revealing a Serene Life Balance

Positioned right on the edge of a residential area in De Pinte, Belgium, this intriguing home neighbors an enchanting small forest gathering all the benefits and pouring them inside. Villa Moerkensheide showcases a symmetric spatial configuration: three cubes around an equilateral triangle. Breaking the monotony, an asymmetric articulation at the carport connects the intriguing home to the street. Architects Dieter De Vos Architecten placed […]

Glittery Estate in California Revealing a Questionable Neoclassical Identity

Excessive luxury seems to be even more appreciated when joined by a theme. In the case of this glittery estate in Glendale’s College Hills neighborhood, California, USA, the owners opted for a “custom neoclassical style”, with columns and statues spread throughout. The massive white bastion comes with six bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, an art gallery, sauna, […]

Style and Functionality Shape Cross Stitch Wood Extension Inspired by an Inheritance 

Adding a wood extension to your crowded existing home might turn it into something out of a dream. Imagine your dream home – I bet you saw its front facade with your mind’s eye. But did you ever think that your home’s backside competes for your attention also? Additional spaces for your home can come […]

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