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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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Malibu Beachfront Residence Mimicking the Clean Lines of an Ocean Liner

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Mimicking the clean lines of an ocean liner floating at sea, this Malibu beachfront residence comes with generous 270° views of the neighboring Pacific. Expansive use of glass and plenty of terraces turn this home into an open gallery where the main elements on display are the sun, sand and waves. The street facade comes […]

Striking Modern Addition Bringing Light and LA Views Inside

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Renovating a ranch house in Los Angeles and making it appear contemporary and elegant was what architect Martin Fenlon did for his latest project. We wouldn’t be presenting this modern addition if it wasn’t something special about it. Photos taken by Eric Staudenmaier show how large, open spaces resulted from this inspired choice of adding a modern volume to the […]

Contemporary Family Home Integrating a Vintage Car Train: Platform House in Japan

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Platform House is a creative residential project completed by Japanese architect Takanobu Kishimoto in Takasago City. According to the project developers, this car train in the images below has been on the site for years. Despite the initial plans to remove it completely, the architects decided to integrate it in the overall design of the […]

Refined Interpretation of a Traditional Cottage: Panorama House in Canada

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Blouin Tardif Architecture-Environnement completed Panorama House, a refined interpretation of the traditional cottage, complete with pitched metal roof and dark-stained Eastern cedar shingles. Located at the edge of a forest, in Sainte-Adèle, Canada, the residence consists of a rectangular volume pierced by many windows and livened up by an orange front door. Its interiors are warm […]

Practical One-Level Residence With a Spacious Cross-Section: The Skylight House

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Challenged to design a spacious residence for a family of six in Sydney, Australia, Andrew Burges Architects developed Skylight House, a compact and functional one-level retreat: “Our brief for this residential alterations and additions project was to rework a badly planned existing dwelling, and previous alterations project, to create a house with improved natural light […]

Challenging Australian Home Design Polished to Perfection

Bowler Residence was designed by Tim Stewart Architects to comply with strict building regulations while offering a platform for panoramic city views in Paddington, Queensland. This modern Australian home was imagined as a terraced space for living with direct connection to the sunny outdoors. Architects describe it as “this new residence in Paddington, Queensland involved the integration […]

Striking Clifton 2A Residence in Cape Town Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean

Clifton 2A Residence is an impressive contemporary project recently completed by studio SAOTA in Clifton, an affluent suburb of Cape Town in South Africa. Built on a spectacular, yet challenging site, the massive home comes with 270° views of the Atlantic Ocean, Camps Bay and the Twelve Apostles beyond. The clients’ brief requested a flexible family getaway that would cleverly […]

Flexible House Providing Room for Both Socializing and Seclusion: Villa J in Sweden

Adapted to the living needs of a family of five, Villa J by Architect Johan Sundberg stands out on the background of a former fishing village east of the town of Höllviken, in Sweden. “While the house itself is close to the water, the corner site is adjacent to roads in the southeast and –west. Local planning regulations […]

Charming Log Residence in Colorado Unveiling Spectacular Contemporary-Style Rooms

Located near the Thunderhead high speed chair lift in the Burgess Pines neighborhood, Colorado, this charming log residence offers 5,200 sq. ft. of living space with five comfortable bedrooms and four and one half baths. As you enter this home, you can’t help but notice its texture variety: hickory flooring, Montana logs, travertine, granite, and elegant […]

Elegant Home In Upscale Denver Area Encouraging Leisure

Showcasing an elegant home design, this impressive 5 bedroom and 5 bathroom home in Denver, Colorado, presents a version of reality we are mostly unaware of. The stylish home design seen present throughout the mansion’s 4,215 square feet unravels contemporary craftsmanship sprinkled with Frank Lloyd Wright inspiration. Rising two stories in the air between local vegetation, the elegant home unveils an […]

Small Live/Work Project Filled With Art, Color and Energy: The Tire Shop in Canada

The Tire Shop is MARK+VIVI‘s inaugural project located in the transitioning city of Verdun, Quebec, Canada. The newly renovated space is a former tire shop that currently functions as the designers’ live & work studio. Moreover, the project houses La Façade Art + Architecture, a public storefront gallery dedicated to the exhibition of local contemporary […]

Imposing Log House in Colorado Mirroring Views of the Spectacular Rocky Mountains

Nestled in a fascinating landscape in Loveland, Colorado, USA, this imposing log house mirrors beautiful views of the Rocky Mountains. The holiday-inspiring chalet designed by Architect Kathy Scott is part of a sprawling estate covering 375 acres of land in Saddle Notch and surrounded by open space on three sides. Some of the features of the five-bedroom villa include a […]

Unusual Recording Studio Design in Seoul Dressed in Brick

This modern recording studio design impresses with an unusual facade free from windows. Within a geometric architectural language, the recording studio unveils simplicity and an inspiring play of opaque and semi-transparency. Imposing a modern touch in the densely populated residential area on the inner side of Dosan-daero (in Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea), this sleek brick structure sheltering the Nonhyun Limelight Music […]

Practical and Inspiring Tree-House Granny Flat in Queensland, Australia

With the cost of construction and renovation processes skyrocketing, investing in an affordable low cost second dwelling on your existing house lot is often a clever idea. This 592 square foot home (55sqm) one bedroom granny flat is presented to us by Kim Alexander builders in collaboration with Baahouse + Baastudio. “Granny flats, or secondary dwellings are making a comeback […]

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