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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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Family Lake Home Nestled in Its Dramatic Mountainscape

  • Drift Bay House by Kerr Ritchie  (2)
  • Drift Bay House by Kerr Ritchie  (3)
  • Drift Bay House by Kerr Ritchie  (4)
  • Drift Bay House by Kerr Ritchie  (5)

Serpenting along alpine Lake Wakatipu near Queenstown, New Zealand, this long and dark construction is home for a family of five. Architects Bronwyn Kerr and Peter Ritchie of Kerr Ritchie designed it for themselves and their three children. It was intended as a family lake home where solitude and natural beauty meet modern living. Caught […]

Impressive Contemporary House Embracing Nature in Dominican Republic

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Chilean architectural studio VASHO designed an impressive contemporary house in Dominican Republic, for a group of 18 people eager to explore this gem called nature. Located on a steep slope of land, the property follows the natural curve of the face of the hill. Partially hidden into the ground, to avoid creating a strong impact upon […]

Lofty Australian Beach Home Dressed in Pacific Teak

  • Eagle Bay Residence by Paul Jones and Zorzi South  (2)
  • Eagle Bay Residence by Paul Jones and Zorzi South  (3)
  • Eagle Bay Residence by Paul Jones and Zorzi South  (4)
  • Eagle Bay Residence by Paul Jones and Zorzi South  (5)

Conveying a carefully structured mixture of wood and concrete into an inviting Australian beach home, the design team behind this project wonderfully collaborated to compose the perfect background for a fulfilling family life by the beach. Architect Paul Jones imagined the imposing beach house in Western Australia as a fascinating collection of lofty living space. […]

Transparency Hidden Behind a Sober Facade: Casa Jacarandas

  • Casa Jacarandas by Hernandez Silva  (2)
  • Casa Jacarandas by Hernandez Silva  (3)
  • Casa Jacarandas by Hernandez Silva  (4)
  • Casa Jacarandas by Hernandez Silva  (5)

Located in Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico, this contemporary family home photographed by Mito Covarubias hides its true open nature from prying eyes. Part of Hernandez Silva Arquitectos‘ portfolio and known as Casa Jacarandas, the imposing structure flaunts a tall vertical window on the closed facade, but the green wall and glass staircase cage behind the parking […]

Updating a 1930s Colonial House to a Unique Family Home

  • Avon Road Residence by BHDM (2)
  • Avon Road Residence by BHDM (3)
  • Avon Road Residence by BHDM (4)
  • Avon Road Residence by BHDM (5)

We all want a unique home, a home like no other – one that incorporates our passions, pleasures and dreams. Uniqueness comes from the courage to speak your mind to the designer, to let them in on your little preoccupations so they can built you a dreamland. Imagining “a sense of theatricality and the unexpected” […]

Fascinating Eichler Home Remodel in Burlingame, California

The owners of this charming family abode in Burlingame, California, USA had long dreamed of an Eichler home remodel they would live in forever. Their vision was clean, contemporary, and open. Klopf Architecture would design and reconfigure the open plan family room, remove some walls and add windows, reconfigure the bathrooms/ laundry areas and upgrade […]

Casual Luxury Exuded by Spacious Villa in Puerto de Andratx, Spain

This spacious villa located in the scenic Puerto de Andratx, Spain is impressive to say the least. The property is located on a lot of 2500 square meters with a private pool and a generously-sized garden, several magnificent terraces, barbecue area, parking and excellent views of the harbor and the sea beyond. Recently refurbished, the […]

Contemporary Family-Friendly Living Solution in Slovakia

A modern family house resting in a quiet residential area is many people’s dream. Slovakia is today’s virtual design destination. Located in the village of Kyncelova near Banská Bystrica on a 11,500 square feet lot, this modern family house known as K2 House (left) is part of Pauliny Hovorka Architekti’s portfolio. Neighboring another project – […]

Simple Geometric House with Two Profiles: House T in Salzburg, Austria

Nested on a triangular site, House T is a modern home with two different profiles, fully designed and developed by Haro Architects near Salzburg, Austria. The residence, presented as a simple rectangular-shaped construction, with only one terrace to interrupt the  linearity, features a private closed facade on one side and a contrasting front with walls of glazings facing […]

Nature Playing a Key Role in Design: Casa Veintiuno in Mexico

Guadalajara-based studio, Hernandez Silva Architects designed Casa Veintiuno, a 531 sq. meters residence, within the metropolitan area of the city. The venue feels open and transparent, with a large void at the centre to remind of an old Spanish-like patio. It almost feels like you’re exploring the wonders of a garden rather than walking throughout […]

Inciting Symmetry: Weekend House Comprising Box-Shaped Volumes

Tsai Residence is a peculiar weekend house designed by HHF Architects in collaboration with Chinese artist, Ai Weiwei, in Ancram, New York. Home of two art collectors, the venue reflects their taste for simple abstractionism. House is defined by four identical box-shaped volumes made of wood and covered with corrugated metal panels. All four volumes […]

Shared-Housing Project in Japan: LT Josai by Naruse Inokuma Architects

Naruse Inokuma Architects, a Japanese architectural firm designed Share House LT Josai, a residence with shared living areas. The trend of communal living is very popular in Japan, encouraging the youth to gain their independence without actually buying a new place of their own. Shared living means dividing responsibilities within the home. It functions more […]

Creative Modern Hillside House in San Francisco with Spectacular Views

At a first glance, it may seem that this hillside house in San Francisco is just another contemporary retreat with spectacular city views. But as you get closer, you will see that the architects at Susan Fredman Design Group did a wonderful job personalizing this Corona Heights neighborhood project. A high level of openness was […]

Artful House Envisioned as a Personal Refuge in the Woods

Residential project House in the Woods was label as House of the Month 2014 by Architectural Record. The artful house was designed by William Reue Architecture at the base of the Shawangunk Mountains, in Ulster County, New York. Responding to the client’s values of order, beauty, and environmental stewardship, the property serves as a personal refuge for someone looking to disconnect […]

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