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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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Complex Sunflower House Framing Spectacular Views of the Mediterranean

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The original geometry exhibited by The Sunflower house allows its inhabitants to contemplate framing views of the Mediterranean from every room.  Located in El Port de la Selva, Girona, Spain, the residence designed by Cadaval & Solà-Morales was built considering two major purposes: creating a powerful relationship with the sea, while finding and attracting the sun […]

Old Police Station Converted Into Industrial-Style Brewery in Argentina

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Guillermo Cacciavillani.Bar Makers completed the development of Captain Central Brewery (CCC), an original bar design in the bohemian neighborhood of Güemes in Córdoba, Argentina. The architects transformed an old police station into a an engaging meeting space where beer lovers can unite and share recipes. Merging cement, iron and glass, the building has a fascinating […]

Modern Interpretation of a Hunting Lodge: Tennessee Farmhouse

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Located in Nashville, Tennessee, United States, Tennessee Farmhouse by Meyer Davis Studio was designed as a modern interpretation of a hunting lodge. After doing several research studies on iconic modernist residences, the architects decided on a minimalist shape that is well connected to the Tennessee landscape: “Sitting on a grass plinth, the house acts as […]

Tudor-Style Home in Seattle Gets a Bold Modern Rear Facade

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This Tudor-style home in Seattle, Washington, USA initially built in the 1930s has been upgraded with a modern rear facade. The project team at Workshop AD explained: “Given the clients goals for cleanly detailed spaces oriented to the northern view of the Ship Canal, the rear facade of the existing house was blown open and […]

Contemporary “P House” in South Korea Embedded in a Seductively Landscaped Site

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The P House by EAST4 Architecture is constructed within a tenth of a large site, while the remaining areas are fully landscaped. South Korea’s distinct four seasons can be experienced by the various plant species placed within the landscape to provide a comfortable and relaxing house as an escape from the busy life. The Client […]

Contemporary Norway Island Home Sculpted Within a Harsh Terrain

Located not far from the polar circle, this cottage-like dwelling on the island of Vega in Norway takes in its wild surroundings. Envisioned by Kolman Boye Architects, the project opens up towards wide panoramas of the Norwegian Sea and mountains rising from it. The overall design was inspired by the topography of the site, as well […]

Delightful “Grand Blvd Residence” in California Exuding Freshness Throughout

Designed by Robert Thibodeau of Du Architects, the Grand Blvd Residence in Venice, California exudes freshness throughout. With a living surface of over 3,000 square feet, this three bedroom home encompasses gorgeous architectural and design elements. A rich color palette brings in a vibrant, dynamic feel, one that can be experienced from every part of […]

Playful Mix of Textures Driving Energy Inside Modern Greek Residence: A&A House

A&A House in Athens, Greece is a three-floor, L-shaped private residence developed by WoARCHITECTS around an inner garden: “Every space is developed in the perimeter of the courtyard and therefore, through the existence of light and water, a dynamic relation of view, luminosity and reflection is created between the inside and outside spaces.” By using […]

Minimalist Residence in Greece Taking In Endless Sea Views: Villa Melana

Studio 2 Pi Architecture completed the design and development of Villa Melana, a contemporary seaside residence in Greece. “It all started as a simple snapshot; at a very steep site with a clear view towards the sea, a holiday retreat protects its inhabitants from the sun and the strong winds while soothing the senses under […]

Spiegel Haus in Australia Employs Mirrors to Bring Light Inside Living Spaces

Envisioned as a home away from home for a young family, The Spiegel Haus in Alexandria, Sydney, Australia is defined by a robust and low-maintenance nature. The project borrows its name from the many mirrors employed to better illuminate the spaces, while creating special visual effects: “At the Spiegel Haus the namesake mirrors line the […]

Small Japanese Home Exhibiting an Intriguing Wooden Facade: Checkered House

Checkered House by Takeshi Shikauchi Architect Office is an urban residence made almost entirely out of wood, a material less and less used for building houses in Japan; “I thought about designing a wooden house in the city considering disaster prevention and maintenance looking at the positive aspect of wood such as the soft texture […]

Weekend Retreat in New York With a Rustic, Cabin-Like Feel: The RiverBanks House

Situated on the banks of the Hudson River, in Saugerties, New York, USA, RiverBanks House by Foz Design was especially design as a week-end family escape. The  massive silhouette is described as a modern, yet inviting one, due to its rustic, cabin-like feel: “The clean forms are a nod to mid-century modern architecture, while natural […]

Original Architecture Fighting Neighboring Noise: House in Archaggelos

Dias Architecture Studio completed House in Archaggelos, a modern residence with an original architecture located in Nicosia, Cyprus. The brief of the project requested a design that would be able to cut off the continuous noise coming from the neighboring street: “The inclined position of the house gives the impression that the building is pushed […]

Office&Shopping Tower in Singapore With a Green Park at Its Core

An original triangular geometry defines project “48 North Canal Road“, a complex office&shopping tower in Singapore envisioned by WOHA. The project consisted in reconstructing the shopfront and designing a contemporary new wing. Local architecture law imposed that the building (neighbored by three roads) had splayed corners. According to the architects, this inspired “a chiseled expression […]

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