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!

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Modern Breezy Residence Encompassed by Lush Vegetation in Brazil

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  • Nature and indoors become one
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Modern breezy residence, Bosque da Ribeira, is a project built by Anastasia Arquitetos in Nova Lima, a city near Belo Horizonte, one of the largest cities in Brazil. The project completed this year, aims to outline the harmonious connection between the indoor living and the environment. The spectacular setting and the modern lifestyle imposed by the owners […]

House Blurring Boundaries in Colombia by Arquitectura en Estudio

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This elegant and breezy residence completed by Arquitectura en Estudio in Villeta (100 km away from Bogotá, the capital of Colombia) is blurring boundaries between the interior and the exterior. Design was influenced mostly by the surrounding site (the lush vegetation of the mountains) and the ever-present warm weather. Funny thing, the property has no windows or doors, […]

Symbiosis Of Wood And Glass: Fascinating Swedish Villa

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This beautiful and welcoming wooden villa located in Sweden and found on Skeppsholmen features harmonious divisions between private and social areas. It includes offices, several bedrooms, upper floor mezzanine and has many large windows, creating a perfect symbiosis of wood and glass. The sunrays spread into almost all the space through the floor-to-ceiling windows, offering […]

Uniquely Tailored Home in Minnehaha Park by Quartersawn

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  • Wooden detail
  • Orange colours
  • Cheerful living room colours

Quartersawn, a design and house remodeling company based in Minneapolis, presented this uniquely tailored home in Minnehaha Park. With a lively interior and an impeccable clean-lined façade, the space feels modern, fresh and functional. It was completely adapted to the needs of the owners, who initially approached Jeff Nicholson (Quartersawn) about renovating their existing house. After […]

Abundant Natural Light And Relaxation: Stone House In Sweden

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This stone house located in Sweden and found on Skeppsholmen features a precise design and execution, with different volumes and abundant natural light. It includes six bedrooms, a basement, laundry room, a double garage, two family rooms, each of them with a modern and simple, yet charming interior design. An interesting part of the project […]

How to Choose Between Modular Construction and Traditional Building [Infographic]

In case you decide to begin a new project and have doubts regarding to the process of modular construction versus that of traditional construction, here is an infographic explaining the main differences between the two. Discovered on, the chart below brings some interesting facts to the table, starting from clearing out the main characteristics […]

Sustainable Learning Centre in Minnesota: Bagley Outdoor Classroom

Supporting the idea of outdoor learning, David Salmela designed the Bagley Outdoor Classroom, a LEED Platinum building at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, a wonderful sustainable learning centre. The new sustainable learning center was built on an old, unused volleyball court, encompassed by a maze of trees. Although the area has a nice setting for running, hiking and exploring, the university never […]

Warm and Family Friendly Home with Sustainable Features in Venice

The Appleton Living project envisioned by Minarc is a modern addition to the town of Venice, Italy. Especially developed for a family with children, the residence takes advantage of the many outdoor spaces which make up the property: swimming pool, outdoor dinning, barbeque area and play court. Each of the interiors is connected to one of […]

Cozy Villa In Sweden With A Delightful Design By Haubro-Nielsen

This beautiful villa found on Skeppsholmen ,located in Stockholm created by the Danish architect Haubro-Nielsen is a true masterpiece that entwines Japanese, Swedish and American architectural influences. It features different large volumes, bright rooms, open and separate spaces. The house displays a clean interior, with a subtle elegance in each room and includes two large […]

N1 Residence Modern Simplicity: The Exciting White Igualada in Barcelona

Igualada N1 is a project completed this year by Jaime Prous + Damián Ribas in the municipality with the same name (Igualada), Barcelona, Spain. Boasting a modern minimalist white exterior, the construction comprises three massive cubes. The building’s unitary design, as well as the courtyards generated by the solid blocks, have a strong impact on the viewer. Windows have no […]

Two-Storey Cliff House in Nova Scotia Designed as a Peaceful Retreat

Two-storey Cliff House, with a suggestive name, is the project completed this year by MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects extends over the edge of a rocky cliff on the Atlantic’s windswept coastline of Nova Scotia (Canada). Envisioned as a simple and peaceful seaside retreat, the construction is one of those “almost impossible” homes, giving the illusion of floating over the ocean. Built as […]

Rectangular Box House in Brasilia Revealing Inspiring Decorating Ideas

When planning the Box House in Brasilia, the architects at 1:1 arquitetura:design mainly aimed for a “new way to occupy space and form”. The result is a compact and welcoming home, displaying a simple rectangular geometry: “The main volume was created as a concrete box, with enough personality; the entries of the box are marked […]

Massive and Modern Concrete House in Chile by Raimundo Anguita

A concrete house, completed in 2007 by Raimundo Anguita, the Urzua Cofre House sited in a quiet place, just outside the city limits of Santiago, is an amazing relaxing home. It cannot pass un-noticed, yet makes you feel safe and unexposed. Opening to the surrounding site, the residence brings the nature closer to the inhabitants. Several terraces, perceived […]

Very Compact and Tight Monolithic Shell House by Ultra Architects

Ultra Architects designed this timber-clad monolithic shell house in north-west Poland, to blend with the surrounding site. The three-storey residence, named Seaside House, is located near the waters of the Baltic Sea, behind the stretch of sand. Besieged by pine trees and greenery and built on the exact footprint of a demolished old dwelling, the new structure boasts a simple, clean-lined […]

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