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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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Simple Geometry Unveiling Spectacular Interiors: Limantos Residence in São Paulo

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Limantos Residence by Fernanda Marques Arquitetos Associados is located on a very steep plot within a rich natural landscape in São Paulo, Brazil. Its simple building geometry evokes the rationalist architecture of Mies van der Rohe. Openness is one of the defining attributes of the project: “Working at the limit between maximum transparency and the […]

Unexpected Filigree Of Colors Adorning The Redaction House in Wisconsin, USA

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The Redaction House by Johnsen Schmaling Architects can be described as a wooden box resting on a stepped brick podium. Eye-catching due to its original silhouette and exterior finishes, the dwelling was especially developed for a textile artist and her young family. According to the architects, the new building sits on a narrow sliver of […]

Small and Charming Weekend House With an Optimum Level Of Openness

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Located on the Dutch island of ‘Vlieland, this small weekend house looks like a true holiday oasis. Designed by the creative team at Bloem and Lemstra Architects, the compact dwelling comes with a surface of 600 square feet, with a 65 square-feet extension. The client’s brief requested a simple building, with a high level of […]

New Building Skillfully Integrated Into a Historical Ensemble in Hamburg, Germany

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Köhler Architekten skilfully integrated a new building within he historic district of Ottensen, in Hamburg, Germany. The classical façade structures of workmen’s and bourgeois houses in the district were reinterpreted and the new resulting surface was covered with the modern HI-MACS® material, designed to inspire a contemporary look. Architect Florian Köhler says that passers-by often […]

Complex Modern Villa Embracing Its Lively Surroundings in Utrecht, The Netherlands

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The scenic naturalness of F.L. Wright, the openness of Mies van der Rohe and the tactile materiality of Zumthor stood at the basis of The Dune Villa in Utrecht, The Netherlands. According to HILBERINKBOSCH Architects, the site is unique in the Netherlands: “dense vegetation towards the street, a large open space at the front and an […]

Contemporary Slate House Generously Engaging Its Historic Landscape

Located in Laval, a suburb of Montreal, Slate House by Affleck de la Riva Architects was conceived as an in-situ installation that reveals a pre-existing landscape. Orchestrating a progressive discovery from suburban street to interior courtyard to forest and stream, the house is a sheltered oasis in a unique pastoral setting. Two orthogonal volumes frame […]

Simple Volumes and Natural Materials Defining House in the Landscape by Kropka Studio

Kropka Studio completed the design and development of “House in the Landscape”, a private residence in southern Poland. The project is situated close to the city of Zawiercie, on a spectacular sloping site, in the buffer zone of the Eagles’ Nests natural landscape park. One of the main goals of the design was to visually […]

Historic Farm Converted Into Welcoming Contemporary Retreat in La Cerdanya, Spain

Dom Arquitectura completed an impressive historic farm rehabilitation in the eastern Pyrenees, at the border between France and Spain. The small village of La Cerdanya is surrounded by fields and meadows where agriculture and farming are the main activities. Breathtaking views of the hilly landscape make this plce a natural paradise. The client commissioned Dom Arquitectura […]

Fab Prefab House Overlooking Panoramas of Sonoma’s Rolling Hills 

Chris Pardo Design: Elemental Architecture‘s latest project is this Cloverdale prefab home design resting in Sonoma’s hilly landscape. This prefab home is model “Element 3″, with a square footage of 2,280 and a spacious, open nature. Built by Method Homes, this prefab home shelters three bedrooms and three bathrooms, an open living/dining/ kitchen space, an office overlooking green plains, […]

Light-Flooded Stylish Home Sculpted in the German Hillside 

Stylish home decor displayed within a modern skin challenges more and more individuals to dream of contemporary architecture. This elegant home in the German city of Waldenbuch presents a harmonious link to nature as it unfolds social and private spaces in an open floor-plan. Designed by modern architecture studio Leicht, this stylish home is built […]

Creative Housing Block in One of Amsterdam’s New Residential Neighborhoods

Creative housing blocks sculpt Amsterdam’s modern residential face, sparking up new ideas of how homes look and feel like. An undulating roof shapes this creative housing block in Amsterdam’s inspiring Funenpark residential neighborhood (where the landscape and park were designed by landLAB). East of the city of Amsterdam, in a former industrial zone, a new residential complex […]

Phone Company Learning Centre Exhibiting Vivid Colors and Urban Graphics

The Learning Centre by Pavoni Studio is a new department of an international phone company in Bucharest, Romania. A conversion of a residential area into a learning space, the project gravitates around a central pole: an orange box meeting room. The main theme of the interiors is communication, a compulsory tool for survival in nowadays […]

Spacious Home in Peru Inducing Gratitude and Admiration

Occupying a fabulous 7500 square meter lot just 46 kilometers from Lima, Peru, this property rests at the edge of an Eucalyptus forest, with desert mountains and a vision as background. Architect Jaime Ortiz de Zevallos designed a home that actually shields the property with its architecture. According to the architect, “the house was placed at the North East […]

Vintage-Edwardian Building Tastefully Upgraded Into Modern Home

Known as a popular tourist destination, Toronto’s Beaches neighborhood exhibits an almost artistic streetscape, due to its Victorian and Edwardian architectural legacy. A couple with a taste for contemporary architecture bought a dilapidated vintage-Edwardian, 1,250-sqf Beaches home and decided to make it livable. The residence was initially built in 1930 and required a lot of cosmetic […]

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