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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Nature-Invaded Dwelling in Sydney, Australia: Bondi House

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Fearns Studio completed the design for a lovely looking home in in Sydney, Australia. Bondi House is a fascinating example of how modern architecture can be successfully “softened” by allowing nature its well deserved role. The residence consists of a first level timber tube above a ground floor brick volume. Natural lighting is invited indoors […]

Silver Travertine Walls Sheltering Obagi Skin Health Institute in California

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Horst Architects took on the challenge of designing a medical boutique, retail and educational facility for ZO Skin Health in Laguna Beach, California. The new project entitled Obagi Skin Health Institute was founded by Dr. Zein Obagi,  a certified practicing dermatologist in Beverly Hills and an author of more than 200 skin health lectures presented […]

Design Approach with Focus on Texture Variety: California House

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The collaboration between InForm together with Pleysier Perkins led to the development of California House, a contemporary abode located in Brighton, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. The architects described their project as modernist inspired architecture, with deep horizontal roof planes, extensive glazing and emphasis on outdoor living, perfectly suited to the Australian lifestyle and climate. With exterior […]

Seaside House With Rustic Elements in Washington by Graham Baba Architects

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This beautiful and picturesque seaside house  is located on the Lopez Island, Washington. Designed by Graham Baba Architects, the property is very connected to its location (mirroring that harbour-like atmosphere, especially when inside). To clearly reflect the local character, natural materials such as local fieldstone or exposed wood were used to ascertain the house’s historic-traditional look. Ravishing in […]

Contemporary Home Evoking a Warm Rustic Feel: Mimosa Road in Singapore

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Mimosa Road was recently completed in Singapore by the creative team at Park + Associates. The daring residential complex aimed to “capture modern design through clean straight lines and massive forms compensated by meticulous and creative selection of materials to keep a warm rustic touch to the feel of the house. One of these materials […]

Neat and Modern Houseboat House Displaying a Unique Interior by Graham Baba Architects

Surrounded by boats and all that harbour buzz, the stunning Modern Houseboat 9 completed earlier this year by Graham Baba Architects is something you don’t get to see everyday. Located in Seattle, Washington, this uniquely designed dwelling that floats on the water offers a different perspective of comfort. Life on the water is not as eccentric […]

Warm and Friendly Feel Defining St Mary’s Infant School in Oxfordshire, England

The recently renovated St Mary’s Infant School located in Oxfordshire, England puts value on warmth and friendliness.  Jessop and Cook Architects, an Oxford-based architecture studio carefully committed to innovation and quality, brings design to a whole new level. Forget about the dull rectangular school buildings that lack personality and enter into a playful space with an identity of its […]

Michael Jordan’s Mansion Up For Sale for $29 Million [Video]

Ranking high in both fame and luxury, Michael Jordan’s Mansion in Chicago is currently up for auction, estimated to be worth around $29 million. The impressive 56,000 square foot residence has been home to famous basketball player for the last 19 years. A general listing of the property features would include nine bedrooms, fifteen bathrooms, a […]

Exquisite Views and Fine Modern Details: Dudley Residence in Australia

Located above Dudley beach, near the city of Newcastle on the east coast of NSW Australia, Dudley Residence by Bourne Blue Architecture took advantage of some dramatic opportunities. The land slopes steeply to the North, there are views over the state forest to Dudley beach, Newcastle in the distance and the Pacific ocean. Having recently […]

Sustainable House Integrates a Roof Terrace by Chris Pardo Design: Elemental Architecture

Wren House is a sustainable house, a residential project designed and completed by Chris Pardo Design: Elemental Architecture in Missoula, Montana. It was built with sustainability in mind, for the homeowner and his family have a deep respect for the environment. Boasting several unique sustainable features, the freshly built dwelling requires very little energy and heating. […]

House Redesigned to Integrate into the Surrounding Site in Silleda, Spain

The Spanish firm terceroderecha arquitectos redesigned the house of a family in Silleda, Spain and transformed it into a comfortable and balanced living environment. The client’s request was to integrate it seamlessly into the surrounding site and not simply rebuild it from scratch in a modern manner, but establishing a dialogue between the past and present. He […]

Modern Single Family House Conferring Tranquility in Slovenia by Multiplan Arhitekti

A modern single family house located in the middle of the wilderness is, sometimes, all we need to disconnect from a hectic (and toxic) lifestyle. No longer tightly connected to nature, the modern man is overwhelmed by the city’s pressure, exploring the fields of an unknown territory, that of stress and a life that does not […]

Contemporary and Practical Urban Duplex Unit in Seattle

The Lever Homes residence consists of two homes built as a practical urban duplex. The interesting elongated structure and the triangular roof shape make it stand out. This is definitely something you don’t get to see everyday in a neighbourhood near you. First Lamp Architecture and Construction acted as both designer and builder on this project. The cramped […]

Modern Home in Canada With Extensive Pacific Views by Mehran Mansouri

Some of you may remember The Palmerston Project, a modern residence we presented on Freshome in a previous post. The house in the photos below was also designed by Mehran Mansouri and built by Dcube Construction ltd., with the intention of providing a warm living space for its owners in West Vancouver, BC, Canada. The construction has […]

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