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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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Luxury Beach House in Australia Promising Unforgettable Vacations

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Who doesn’t dream of waking up by the sea, in an inspiring setting? Waking up every morning to a gently caressing breeze and thanking for the amazing panoramas is not only for the owners of this amazingly modern beach house overlooking the sparkling Coral Sea in Castaways Beach, Noosa, Australia. Anyone can rent it and enjoy the luxury pet friendly […]

Sophistication Defining Recently Renovated Stone House in Switzerland

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Undergoing a renovation – and a historic one nonetheless – is a task best left to creative professionals, who can envision a new life for an old building that still has so many to offer. This renovated stone house in a historic village in Switzerland is not only a dream come true for its owners, but an […]

Small Weekend Retreat in New York State Mirroring the Berkshire Hills

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The owner of this small weekend retreat overlooking the Berkshire Hills in Rensselaer County, New York wanted a holiday house for relaxation. In master-minding the project, architect David Jay Weiner was inspired by a cultural symbol: “In the spirit of a Japanese kimono, the house is conceived as a single sweeping volumetric sheet enclosure that […]

House Redesign Abundant in Soft Walnut Hues: “Two-Levels” Project in Ukraine

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Sergey Gotvyansky from NOTT Design Studio completed the “Two-Levels” project, a redesign of a family residence in  Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine. The result is an elegant home with a color spectrum based “on the balance of rough surfaces of concrete-like plaster and warm textures of American walnut, plus white background and black embedding details”. The new layout […]

Contemporary Residence With an Unexpected Tough Silhouette in Ingarö, Sweden

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Located on the island of Ingarö, Sweden, this contemporary residence designed by Gabriel Minguez is a surprising silhouette in an unspoiled natural landscape. The residence is inspired by Japanese design and features a fastidious garden providing a good transition to the archipelago-specific vegetation surrounding the property. While the water-facing facade is open due to extensive […]

Two-Bedroom Residence Showcasing an Asymmetrical Geometry: East Van House

East Van House is a contemporary home envisioned by Splyce Design and located in Vancouver, Canada. The two-bedroom residence displays “a dominant asymmetrical geometry to comply with the prescriptive zoning requirements for the area, while also providing space for the tall, main stair volume that rises 26 feet from floor to the peak of the […]

Malibu Beachfront Residence Mimicking the Clean Lines of an Ocean Liner

Mimicking the clean lines of an ocean liner floating at sea, this Malibu beachfront residence comes with generous 270° views of the neighboring Pacific. Expansive use of glass and plenty of terraces turn this home into an open gallery where the main elements on display are the sun, sand and waves. The street facade comes […]

Striking Modern Addition Bringing Light and LA Views Inside

Renovating a ranch house in Los Angeles and making it appear contemporary and elegant was what architect Martin Fenlon did for his latest project. We wouldn’t be presenting this modern addition if it wasn’t something special about it. Photos taken by Eric Staudenmaier show how large, open spaces resulted from this inspired choice of adding a modern volume to the […]

Contemporary Family Home Integrating a Vintage Car Train: Platform House in Japan

Platform House is a creative residential project completed by Japanese architect Takanobu Kishimoto in Takasago City. According to the project developers, this car train in the images below has been on the site for years. Despite the initial plans to remove it completely, the architects decided to integrate it in the overall design of the […]

Refined Interpretation of a Traditional Cottage: Panorama House in Canada

Blouin Tardif Architecture-Environnement completed Panorama House, a refined interpretation of the traditional cottage, complete with pitched metal roof and dark-stained Eastern cedar shingles. Located at the edge of a forest, in Sainte-Adèle, Canada, the residence consists of a rectangular volume pierced by many windows and livened up by an orange front door. Its interiors are warm […]

Practical One-Level Residence With a Spacious Cross-Section: The Skylight House

Challenged to design a spacious residence for a family of six in Sydney, Australia, Andrew Burges Architects developed Skylight House, a compact and functional one-level retreat: “Our brief for this residential alterations and additions project was to rework a badly planned existing dwelling, and previous alterations project, to create a house with improved natural light […]

Challenging Australian Home Design Polished to Perfection

Bowler Residence was designed by Tim Stewart Architects to comply with strict building regulations while offering a platform for panoramic city views in Paddington, Queensland. This modern Australian home was imagined as a terraced space for living with direct connection to the sunny outdoors. Architects describe it as “this new residence in Paddington, Queensland involved the integration […]

Striking Clifton 2A Residence in Cape Town Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean

Clifton 2A Residence is an impressive contemporary project recently completed by studio SAOTA in Clifton, an affluent suburb of Cape Town in South Africa. Built on a spectacular, yet challenging site, the massive home comes with 270° views of the Atlantic Ocean, Camps Bay and the Twelve Apostles beyond. The clients’ brief requested a flexible family getaway that would cleverly […]

Flexible House Providing Room for Both Socializing and Seclusion: Villa J in Sweden

Adapted to the living needs of a family of five, Villa J by Architect Johan Sundberg stands out on the background of a former fishing village east of the town of Höllviken, in Sweden. “While the house itself is close to the water, the corner site is adjacent to roads in the southeast and –west. Local planning regulations […]

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