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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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Modern House with Hipped Glass Roof in Japan

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This clean-lined house designed by Naoi Architecture in collaboration with Design Office caught our attention, therefore we decided to share this project with you, dear readers. Featuring a large hipped glass roof, the construction was nested in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. Inspired by nature and adapted to a modern context, the house features only one floor […]

Home-Office Pavilion With a Striking Modern Architecture in Australia

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Benn & Penna Architects completed the design and development for Southern Highlands House, a home-office pavilion exhibiting original modern architecture details in New South Wales, Australia. Inspired by a quote belonging to American architect and artist Marion Mahony Griffin- “A tiny house, like a tiny temple, can be a perfect work of art”- the designers […]

Serene Family House in Iceland With an Eco-Conscious Design

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Welcome to a serene family house taking advantage of a rejuvenating landscape near Reykjavik, Iceland. The architecture team at Minarc took the challenge of building a sustainable residence, in accordance with local regulations. Committed to the preservation of the natural scenery and resources, the team made conscious efforts to use materials in their most organic […]

Modern City Escape: Imposing House on the Hill in Lima

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House on the Hill was recently completed by architect Jose Orrego of Metropolis, a Peru-based studio. The modern approach for this 950 square meter residence reminds us of Casa Casuarinas in Lima, featured on our website a while back. As its name hints, House on the Hill takes advantage of a wonderful location in Lima, […]

Charming Portable Home With Little to No Maintenance by Kelly Davis

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Architect Kelly Davis incorporated 21 years of design experience at Midwest resort Canoe Bay as well as inspiration from Frank Lloyd Wright to the immaculate and beautiful design of ESCAPE. Made of all natural materials, ESCAPE is an environmentally sustainable and energy conscious portable home that can be ready for purchase in as little as […]

Warm and Inviting Weekend Retreat: Contemporary Collingwood Chalet

The Collingwood Chalet was designed by two architecture master-minds from CS&P Architects as a weekend retreat for their own use, on a year round basis. The owners wanted to take advantage of the four season activities in the Collingwood area including skiing, snowshoeing, golfing, cycling and hiking. Their intent was to design an open plan […]

A Wonderful Retreat in Austria by Hohensinn Architektur

Hosensinn Architektur designed House M, a wonderful retreat in the picturesque region of Bad Aussee, in Austria. The inspiring fresh landscape and the imposing mountains guarding from afar compliment the neat appearance of this dwelling. An interesting blend of rustic and contemporary, the house connects the inhabitants with the outdoors, at all levels. Openness, tranquility […]

Impressive Furniture Showroom Occupying a 3-Storey Victorian Warehouse

International high-end furniture company Brunner has opened its new London headquarters to the public. Designed by McDowell+Benedetti, the impressive furniture showroom and offices occupy a large 3-storey Victorian warehouse space on Rosebery Avenue, near Exmouth Market in Clerkenwell. The new home for Brunner UK enables the company to expand its London base from its former cramped […]

Modern Portal to a World of Indulgence: El Portal in Palm Springs

Looking to be transported into a universe of relaxation this year? Dreaming about lounging by the pool under tall palm trees filtering the breeze through their leaves? Then you must be thinking about a retreat in Palm Springs, California. El Portal rises two stories in the desert air, parading its pure white volumetric shape at […]

Elegant Eco-Friendly Appleton Residence in Venice, California

A residential project designed by Minarc has recently caught our attention. Appleton is an elegant eco-friendly home with an uncluttered interior, nested in Venice, California. The orientation of the house was thought out to maximise passive solar design and natural ventilation. Every room is connected to the courtyard, allowing inhabitants to literally breathe and move […]

Spectacular Vacation House: Crow’s Nest Residence in California

Mt. Lincoln Construction completed Crow’s Nest Residence, a spectacular vacation house standing at the top of Sugar Bowl’s intimate snowbound community, in California. The dwelling as well as the natural landscape encompassing it represent a pristine source of inspiration. Naturally, we all seek balance, tranquility and to disconnect every now and then from the hectic […]

Complex Modern Architecture: Rowing High Performance Centre in Portugal

The Rowing High Performance Centre in Pocinho, northern Portugal is an example of complex modern architecture. The new mega-structure is located in one of the most beautiful valleys in the world – the Douro valley – one of the places of choice for champions of this sport. The project was envisioned by Portuguese architect Álvaro […]

Charming Lake House on Lake Joseph, Canada by Altius Architecture

This charming lake house by Altius Architecture inspires harmony throughout. Especially envisioned as a holiday home for the owners, the lovely cabin features a two-stall boathouse, built-in Kayak racks, and storage space for various water sports equipment Occupying an isolated waterfront site, the dwelling maximizes its privileged location. According to the architects, the project “carves […]

Stonewood Suburb House in Melbourne by Breathe Architecture

With a simple and robust appearance, Stonewood, a suburb house in Melbourne, Australia is a project completed in 2013 by Breathe Architecture. The dwelling captures the sun, engages with the garden and opens to the community. Privacy played a key role in creating this harmonious living space, therefore transparency was encouraged with moderation. The abundance […]

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