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 Japanese Residence Pierced by a Tree: TY House by Yo Yamagata

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TY House is a modern Japanese residence designed by Yo Yamagata Architects in collaboration with AND associates. The two-story dwelling located in Tokyo, Japan pays tribute to nature in an unconventional matter. A single tree preserved on the site pierces through the building and rises above the roof. The black and white exterior of the […]

Family Estate in California Pushing Privacy to Its Limits

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Nestled between oak trees, pine, cedar, birch and walnut trees, on a flag lot in Atherton, California, this contemporary residence offers privacy and an aesthetically pleasing environment for family life. The new family estate is protected by 20-foot-tall hedges that offer a private, relaxing outdoor habitat and the possibility of drawing sunshine deep inside the home. Known as the ARA […]

Immaculate Multi-Family Home in Queens Breaks Neighborhood Monotony

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On a charming street in Flushing, Queens, New York,  O’Neill Rose Architects erected a residence so beautifully simple that it immediately attracts attention. You can’t drive by without noticing its pure white minimalist architecture. A dream home for the architects’ client, his wife and their two small children, his younger brother and his wife, and their mother, the […]

Energy-Efficient Leeuw House In Belgium Adapted To Its Countryside Landscape

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Leeuw House by NU architectuuratelier is an example of a modern building cleverly integrated in a countryside landscape. Located in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw, Belgium, the 290 square-meter residence is built with the highest energy-efficiency standards in mind. The compact house acts as a catalyst of heat; “the exterior finish has a dark tint, and the metal structure […]

Modern Brazilian Home Taking an Elegant Approach to Design

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Modern Brazilian homes keep popping up in a successful effort of permeating traditional culture. This particular home in Brazil is located in the city of Londrina, in the north of the state of Paraná, in Brazil’s South Region. Occupying a corner lot of a residential area, the modern structure is guarded by palm trees and […]

Modern Tree-House Residence Reflecting Its Surroundings in Isle of Wight, England

Located on a spectacular shoreline terrain, on the island of Wight in England, the Welch House by The Manser Practice appears to float within the neighboring trees. The modern tree-house resembles a dark-colored box in lightweight steel and timber, offering subtle reflections of the surrounding landscape due to its high gloss enamel finish. Designed to […]

Bright Riverview Home Punctuated by Natural Panoramas 

A riverview home is perfect for those who imagine living in harmony with their surrounding environment. This particular Riverview House by Studio Dwell Architects is located in Wayne, Illinois, and its location allows owners to enjoy panoramic views of the sloping terrain down to the Fox River throughout the home. A site-responsive home like this one is […]

Imposing House and Studio Visually Competing With Its Scenic Views 

Looking out the window to see a massive mountain range unraveling its majesty is in itself a reason for happiness. Add a spacious, modern residence framing that view and you get a dream home. The Butte Residence by Carney Logan Burke Architects unveils an inspiring contemporary architecture within an almost wild, rural landscape. Located in Jackson, Wyoming, […]

Small Bungalow Converted Into Contemporary Family Home in Perth, Australia

Waverley Street House by Klopper & Davis Architects is a striking architecture conversion from a small bungalow into a contemporary family home in Perth, Australia. According to the developers, the overall design takes advantage of the project’s location “on a laneway to re-orient access and casual urban interaction towards this lane. This includes moving the […]

What’s the Lifetime Earning Potential of Architecture Graduates? [Infographic]

We stumbled across an interesting and highly practical set of infographics developed by the Hamilton Project at The Brookings Institution. Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, the project allows users to get precious information regarding the annual median earnings from career start to retirement for 80 majors. Since not all college […]

Cliffside Ocean Residence Dramatically Adapted to an Irregular Terrain: Tula House

Tula house is an example of modern architecture blending in a harsh natural surroundings. This bold project was envisioned by Patkau Architects in British Columbia, Canada. Perched 44 feet above the Pacific Ocean on a remote island, it reflects the casual irregularity of the sites rock ledges, beach, and forest in both its geometric and spatial […]

Luxury Mountain Chalet Offering Striking Panoramic Views in Whistler, Canada

Lakecrest Residence is an imposing mountain chalet in Whistler, Canada perched atop a rocky cliff in a lakeside neighborhood of Whistler, Canada. As you probably guessed, this is one of those homes that takes in its vibrant natural landscape. The creative team at a|k|a Architecture + Design left nothing to chance: large glass windows, Brazilian […]

Dreamy Lakeside Modern Chalet in Quebec’s Forested Landscape 

Can you imagine yourself living in a modern chalet in Quebec? If you answered yes, this exemplary modern cottage located near Lake Champlain, in Quebec, Canada. Placed just a few feet away from the American border at the height of the Phillipsburg Bird Sanctuary, the Chalet Lac Champlain was designed by Boom Town to complement the natural surroundings: “The vertical […]

Modern Home in Sweden Accessing Stunning Sea Views and Rocky Hillscapes

Within a concrete shell punctuated by large glass openings, this home built in a peaceful location boasts timeless materials chosen by architects Gert Wingårdh to create comfort and ease. An open floor plan ensures a continuation of spaces creating a stunning routine maze by the sea. We know why houses are getting smaller, and it seems right to say that sometimes […]

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