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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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Celine Dion’s Oceanfront Florida Estate on the Market for $72 Million

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Especially built for Celine Dion and her family, this massive oceanfront Florida estate (also featured on Freshome a while back) is now listed on the market for $72 Million, according to The Telegraph. The mansion is the largest water front estate located on Jupiter Island and includes an impressive water park. With 5 individual pavilions, […]

Following the Natural Curves of the Neighboring Landscape: Lo Curro House in Chile

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Located in Santiago, Chile, this modern 8,826 square foot residence seems to follow the natural curves its uneven terrain. Lo Curro House was especially envisioned by Chilean architectural firm Peñafiel Arquitectos to take advantage of the magnificent surrounded views: the southeast of Santiago and the Andes beyond. Therefore, the initial plan of the architects was […]

When Free Movement and Harmony Collide: Pool Family Home in Israel

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This modern residence located in Israel and designed by Luciano Santandreu for a young family with 3 kids grabs attention quickly and promises a unique experience. Considering that the plot is quite reduced, the architect has balanced the outdoor and indoor spaces for a harmonious effect and privacy, allowing free movement. One important aspect when […]

Relaxing Tavonatti Residence Harmoniously Blending with the Surrounding Site

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Tavonatti Residence was designed by Par Arquitectos as a retreat in the region of  Cachagua, Zapallar, Chile. Completed in 2011, the residence consists of two blocks, one on top of the other. Exterior staircases connect the perpendicularly arranged units, unveiling a series of open-plan spaces. The terrace, located at the upper floor offers striking views of […]

The Exclusive Cozy & Breezy Villa Olive in Saint-Tropez

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Located in the most famous resort on the French Riviera, Saint Tropez, Villa Olive is one of those fancy luxury houses where dreaming, relaxing and last but not least, pampering are highly recommended. Preserving its fishing village ambience, the picturesque small town is known for two things: the Provençal authenticity and celebrities. Billionaires from all over the […]

Pavilion-Like House Designed as a Lake Retreat by RES4

RES4 designed the second home of a young mother and her son who live in Manhattan, nearby the lake, away from the city rush, a pavilion-like house. The brand new Lake Iosco, sited in Bloomingdale (New Jersey), brings down Manhattan pressure to enrich life with full openness and all out fabled comfort. The two-storey rectangular-shaped haven (envisioned as a […]

Imposing, Eye-Catching And Mysterious: The Running Wall Residence

The Running Wall residence in Kerala, India by LIJO RENY Architects is built more as a fort house that reminds us of the Great Wall of China. The residence looks more as a stone wall that extends towards the yard and continues all the way to the building. This contemporary house explores the potential of […]

Clean-Lined Residence with Swimming Pool in Wemmel, Belgium

House LS is a project completed by dmvA in Wemmel, Belgium, clean-lined residence. The project consists of a neat structure with a triangular-shaped roof, a spacious living room opening to the courtyard, a swimming pool and impressive green areas surrounding the dwelling. The outskirts of Brussels (including Wemmel) are well known for their green landscape. The […]

Unconventional Emerald Floating Glass House in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

A beautifully crafted addition to the city of steel, the Emerald Floating Glass House is one of those houses that cannot simply pass un-noticed. “Located on Pittsburgh’s South Side slopes, it floats above the owner’s glass manufacturing facility like a foreman’s shack”. Imposing and uncanny, the house built on top of the Emerald Art Glass factory by  FISHER ARCHitecture was […]

A Matter of Contrasts: Modern Private House in Ahlen, Germany

Completed by Leicht in Ahlen, Germany, this private two-storey modern private house displays a distinctive interior, highlighting the clear contrast of black and white, in order to achieve an interesting effect. This combination is widely spread in nature, being well defined and tangible. It appears structured, clean and last, but not least, balanced. In this particular […]

Contemporary Three-Level Home Showcasing Creative Design Features in Denver

Displaying an original contemporary architecture, the 33rd Avenue house is an elongated residence located in Denver’s LoHi neighborhood, in Colorado, USA. Meridian 105 Architecture had to come up with a creative plan for minimizing the effects of heavy traffic in the area and the salvaging idea was to raise the entire first floor of the […]

Zen-Inspired Residence in Singapore Encompassed by Luxuriant Vegetation

Located in the exotic country of Singapore, the 21 Jervois Hill zen-inspired residence, a project completed by AR43 Architects, was designed as a retreat for the body, mind and soul. The luxuriant vegetation encompassing the house had a strong influence in its current architectural structure. The client asked for a relaxing living space, a haven that embraces nature […]

Atypical Family Home: Navigable Houseboat in Amsterdam by BBVH Architects

Have a look at this incredible navigable houseboat transformed by BBVH Architects Rotterdam into a contemporary living space! The story of the project goes something like this: Artist Laura and restaurant owner John needed a bigger houseboat because of family expansion. Their eye fell on a 40 meters long Belgian Spitz Barge which had just retired from […]

Comfortable, Relaxing And Visually Impressive: The Albizia House By Metropole Architects

The Albizia House by Metropole Architects is a family home in the providence of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, entwining simplicity and sophistication in a harmoniously way. All the rooms of the house face a beautiful and relaxing panoramic vista, including a dense forest. The natural materials such as the off-shutter concrete, decking, timber screens and stone […]

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