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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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Private Residence in London Spiced Up With Inspiring Design Tricks

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Formerly used as an office building, the Mews House currently serves as a private residence and photographer’s studio in London. The three level living space was structured by TG-STUDIO as follows: ground floor with studio/office, cloakroom and guest bedroom, first floor with entertaining space and open plan kitchen, dining and living area and second level […]

Compact Single-Family Home in Seattle with Sustainable Features

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SHED Architecture & Design has completed the Main Street House project, a compact single-family home in Seattle, Washington. The owners, a married couple of geologists, nearing retirement, approached the architects from SHED and asked for a sustainable home that both, opens to the outdoors, yet it retains a sense of refuge. Encircled by a lush green […]

Modern Curved Roof House with Cottage-Like Addition in Scotland

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House No 7 is a project completed by architect Murray Kerr from Denizen Works for his parents, on the Island of Tiree, Scotland. After carefully analysing the context and the original structure of the house, Kerr concluded that the best thing would be to rebuild it from scratch. He also planned to add two new additions, connecting them […]

Contemporary Refuge Overlooking Lake Taho: Martis Camp House

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Located near Lake Tahoe, California, the Martis Camp House by Swaback Partners impresses due to its elegant cottage-like architecture: “A home for the high Sierra’s that does not fall in line with the traditional regional architecture that mostly is a dark and heavy composition. Instead, the concept was to celebrate the light and airy feeling […]

Modern Refuge for an Active Couple: Cycle House in Seattle

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Chadbourne + Doss Architects recently unveiled the completion of Cycle House, an impressive three-level residence located in Seattle, USA. Strategically placed at the intersection of two major bike routes in the Mount Baker neighborhood, with charming lake and mountain views to the east, the residence was carefully planed out to represent the personality of the […]

A Deeper Sense of Nature: Maza House by CHK Arquitectura

CHK Arquitectura designed and completed Maza House, a residential project built for relaxation purposes. Nested near Lake of Valle de Bravo, Mexico, it was envisioned as an open space that allows residents to experience nature even when inside and offer a deeper sense of nature. The boundaries between the environments tend to disappear whilst the colours inside […]

Modern Single-Story Cubical House With a Metal Facade in Cologne

The brief for this modern single-story cubical house in Cologne, Germany, by Gatermann + Schossig architects was to provide a perfect indoor-outdoor connection and feature a self contained apartment. The new dwelling offers two high rooms, each with extensive views of the neighboring park. By choosing a homogenous metal façade, the architects produced an unobtrusive […]

A Cheerful House in London Inspiring Good Mood

DOSarchitecture, an architecture studio based in UK, completed this year a single-family residence, a cheerful house with a true personality in Little Venice, London. Bright and lively, it inspires elegance and comfort. The back of the house accommodates an atrium made of glass encasing the dinning room. It’s open, offering wonderful views of the garden and […]

Modern Beach House Camouflaged as Driftwood Box: Lamble Residence

This modern beach house located on the south coast of New South Wales, Australia was envisioned as a timber driftwood box covered by a simple, yet more contemporary looking white roof. Despite its simple exterior shape, the Lamble Residence by Smart Design Studio can be truthfully considered an example of opulent modern living. From its […]

Traditional Family House Made of Sandstone: Project DG in Spain

DG House is a residential project completed by Iñigo Esparza Arquitecto in Navarre, Spain. House looks traditional, boasting two volumes made of sandstone. Surrounded by a fence on which plants can climb, the house features a private terrace and a porch for lounging and relaxing. In the hot summer days, a cold drink and a book is […]

Striking Duplex in Cape Town Depicting Modern Africa by SAOTA

SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects in collaboration with OKHA Interiors completed a striking duplex apartment located in the De Waterkant neighborhood, a trendy area in the heart of Cape Town, South Africa. The clients wanted to represent modern, urban Africa and the new scheme displays a strong emphasis on rhythm, geometric forms and […]

Modern Countryside House with Unique Views of the Meadows in Australia

Luigi Rosselli Architects  designed this charming modern countryside house in Armidale, Australia. Exploring the benefits of rural living and carefully analysing the needs of the clients which developed a deep passion for collecting indigenous artefacts, the team responsible with the project came up with an interesting house concept.  On the inside, it boasts a refined modern-like urban […]

Mediterranean House Converted Into Luxurious Modern Retreat in Florida

The owners of a Mediterranean style house in Florida commissioned SDH Studio to convert it into a luxurious modern retreat. Davie House is a 6700 square foot residence, taking in the spectacular surrounding views: “The clients required a house that could accommodate all of their children and grandchildren but on the other hand one that […]

Rustic Meets Contemporary: Dark-Timbered House in the Netherlands

Looking for a tranquil lifestyle, a family of two found a house to be demolished on a plot of land near lake IJsselmeer, Uitdam, the Netherlands. They decided to start fresh, therefore the owners of the plot invested some of their time, energy and resources to build a new dwelling, that fits unnoticeably into the neighbourhood’s […]

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