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Architecture Design Ideas, Pictures and Inspiration

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!

Compact Relaxing Home for the Weekend: Lakeside Retreat in Texas

Lake|Flato Architects… designed the wonderful Lakeside Retreat, a compact relaxing home for the weekend. Located in Marble Falls, Texas, the property is surrounded by trees, offering a protective cover from the neighbours. With a direct waterfront access and cantilevered screened porches, the house is the perfect place to disconnect from a crowded lifestyle. The rear porch serves as an outdoor

Identical Houses Built on the Hill by Think Architecture

On a pristine plot of land in Zumikon, Switzerland, Think Architecture… designed and completed 4 Courtyard Houses, a complex residential project composed of four identical houses/ structures. Basically, we’re talking about a home with a unique identity, divided in four compartments. Built as a reaction to the strict building regulations of the community, the residence distinguishes itself through a high

Remodelling of a Mid-Century Lincoln House by Flavin Architects

When in need of a change, make house remodel plans! It’s not an easy job to restore your home’s glow and beauty, especially if you’re looking to add new features and update it. Life is constantly changing, therefore the place you spend most of your time in, needs to transform itself too. And since we discuss this issue, we’d like…

Luxurious Masterfully Crafted Paradise Cove Beach House in Malibu

Regardless of whether you like it or not, your home reflects your social status. Especially in the world of the affluent. Naturally, rich people don’t care about the price when acquiring a home, like regular people do. They care about exclusive locations, wine cellars and precious artwork that can blend in with the interior. We’ve spotted recently this masterfully crafted 

Artful Display of Lines and Japanese Influences: Project 355 Mansfield in California

Project 355 Mansfield is a five-bedroom modern residence designed and completed by Amit Apel Design… in Los Angeles, California. The house invites residents to enjoy the benefits of a breezy, well-ventilated living space whilst exploring the contrasts and the artful display of lines. Featuring a magnificent open plan living room, a spacious master bedroom with its very own private balcony

Pritzker Prize 2014 Goes to Shigeru Ban, The Architect of Relief

Japanese architect Shigeru Ban was officially selected as the 2014 winner of the Pritzker Prize…. Often referred to as the Nobel Prize of architecture, the Pritzker Architecture Prize is awarded annually to “honor a living architect whose built work demonstrates a combination of those qualities of talent, vision and commitment, which has produced consistent and significant contributions to humanity

Wooden Chalet Outlining the Connection with Nature by Anik Pelokuin

This wooden chalet purposely sited in the middle of the woods was designed by Anik Pelokuin… for an active couple, passionate about the outdoors. Outlining the connection with nature, the compact and homely dwelling was built on a steep slope of land in Messines, Quebec for relaxation purposes. The owners come here especially during summer to find peace of mind

Mediterranean Villa Incorporating Dedicated Outdoor Spaces in Spain

Discovered on Trendir, this magnificent Mediterranean villa was designed by Tono Villa & Joan Miquel Segui Arquitectos… in the exotic and thriving setting of Santa Ponsa (island of Mallorca, Spain). Incorporating dedicated outdoor spaces, Malgrats Seven is a breezy vacation home structured on two levels. Floors are distinctively marked by different chromatics and geometrical features (the lower level is

Madrona Private House in Seattle Opening up to Magnificent Views

Studio CCS Architecture… completed the design and development of Madrona Private House, a summer retreat in Seattle for a couple who wanted to get away from foggy San Francisco. Situated on a steep slope and a narrow lot, this 4000 square foot residence is spread over three floors, with the master, guest and kids bedroom on the ground floor, and

Reimagining the Interior of a Neat Minimalist Residence

The interior of this minimalist residence with a brightly colourful exterior was reimagined by NatureHumaine…. The intervention implied transforming a two storey duplex into a neat single unit home by adding an auxiliary 430 square feet space in the rear. Façade inspires playfulness (blending geometric green panels with yellow ones), yet it contrasts with the stark, clean-lined interior. A

Pricey and Spectacular: Private Holladay Estate in Utah


The private Holladay Estate in Utah, USA comes with plenty of surprising and/or outstanding features. Discovered by Freshome on Realtor.com…, where it is listed at a jaw-dropping cost of $13,900,000, the imposing residence seems sprung out of an impressive postcard: “A lush and private 1.6 acres surround this extraordinary Estate.  Beyond the gate lie large waterfalls and ponds surrounded

Modern Two-Storey Home with Narrow Roof Lines by Elemental Design

Nested in Clyde Hill, Washington, Hemocoel Residence is a modern two-storey home with narrow roof lines designed by Elemental Design… in 2013. The project consists of three interconnected volumes, partially cladded in wood. Angular forms and shapes play a key role in defining the structure, especially at its upper part. I’d dare to say that the design is a little

Residence Featuring Stacked Layers Feels Neat and Tidy: House P in Austria

House P is a coquette residence in Upper Austria, overlooking the Alps. The project was designed and completed by Frohring Ablinger Architekten… to meet the expectations of the clients. They asked for a home with a clear distinction between general areas (accessible for guests) and private rooms. House features a minimalist design, exhaling freshness. The house’s location is pretty much

Weekend Family Home Incorporating Green Features by David Jay Weiner

Overlooking the Berkshire Hills and the beautiful lake located nearby, Berkshire Pond House is a wonderful weekend family home completed by architect David Jay Weiner… in Becket, Massachusetts. The dwelling “was conceived as a folded volumetric sheet enclosure that wraps and folds into itself to form and define the major interior spaces, and tie the house with the landscape.”  Built

Encircled by Nature: Minimalist Fieldstone House in Wisconsin

Located in Richfield, Wisconsin. Fieldstone House by Bruns Architecture… is an example of modern living sinuously integrated within a rural landscape. The project gets its name from he fieldstone wall which organizes circulation beginning south of the entry, continuing through the interior spaces and extending back out to the north. Two volumes make up the project: a taller one housing

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