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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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Modern Home With Large Entertainment Areas and Ocean Views: Pearl Bay Residence

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Gavin Maddock Design Studio completed the development of Pearl Bay Residence, an impressive retreat located 90kms north of Cape Town, South Africa and bordered by a nature reserve adjoining the ocean. A modern signature within the budget and Mediterranean style influences were the two main requirements mentioned in the clients’ brief. The result is a […]

Borrowing From The Rich Personality of Its Surroundings: Pobble House in England

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Pobble House is an original looking timber frame residence paying tribute to the qualities and architectural history of its special location in Ashford, Kent, England: “Owing to the site’s significance, local planning policy dictates that any new building must replace an existing one and is to be of similar scale and proportion to that of the […]

Brilliant Outdoor Room Substituting the Entry Hall in Modern Mountain Home 

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Nestled between the Teton Range to the west and the Gros Ventre Range to the east in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA, this modern mountain home is a dream home to Clay Heighten and his wife, Debra Caudy, a dream they didn’t know they had. Leaving most decisions to Larry Pearson of Pearson Design Group who’s impressive portfolio could […]

Historic Convent Transformed Into Spectacular City Hall in Quebec, Canada

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The redesign of this historic convent (initially built in 1881) as the city hall and municipal offices re-establishes its presence at the center of community life. The project- repurposed by Affleck de la Riva Architects in Quebec, Canada- creates a dialogue between the restored heritage building and a contemporary addition housing a new entry lobby, […]

Gambier Island House Dramatically Integrated In A Rocky Landscape

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Developed by Mcfarlane Biggar Architects + Designers, Gambier Island House is an impressive modern residence dramatically integrated in a rocky landscape on Gambier Island, near Vancouver, Canada. The project was especially envisioned as a weekend retreat for a couple and their two children. Independent sources for heat and electricity had to be carefully examined and […]

Bold Sculptural Volumes Defining A-cero’s Weave House on the Mediterranean Coast

Located in the Mediterranean coast of Spain, Weave House by A-cero is a bold residential project implemented in the distinctive modern style of the studio. The materials chosen for the building are black glass and white DuPont Corian, both employed due to their high quality and durability. According to the architects, what mattered most in the […]

Rigorous Geometry Contrasting A Peaceful Natural Landscape: 4 Springs Lane Residence in Virginia

4 Springs Lane residence in Rappahannock County, Virginia, USA is the result of extensive site investigation, including erecting scaffolding at various locations. The final house placement has been chosen by the team at Robert M. Gurney Architect up on on one of the hills on the property, overlooking a meadow at the base of woodlands. […]

Imposing Zero-Energy Family House in Oregon, USA: Skyline Residence

Engineered to generate as much solar-electric energy on-site as the home consumes annually, Skyline Residence is an example of modern sustainable architecture. The imposing family house was envisioned and implemented by Nathan Good Architects on a generous 1.7 acre site in Portland, Oregon, USA, for a middle-age couple with an active life and their three […]

Unassuming Family Residence Revealing An Architectural Surprise: Subiaco Oval Courtyard

Subiaco Oval Courtyard is the official name of a highly original residential project developed and implemented by Luigi Rosselli Architects in Subiaco, Australia. Seen from the street level, this family home is visually in tune with the character of the early 1900s federation era Subiaco architecture style, displaying pitched roofs, a locally-inspired criss-cross brick-wood pattern […]

Stunning San Francisco Remodel Deeply Infused with Natural Light

A remodel can easily bring out the contemporary possibilities in old houses. Take as example this San Francisco home imagined by Dijeau Poage Construction – a home opened to the surroundings and prepared for a modern lifestyle. Inviting natural light inside through a series of glass additions like floor-to-ceiling windows that open to the outdoor on the […]

Hauntingly Beautiful Estate Near Santa Barbara Reviving a Sense Of Awe

This impressive Santa Barbara luxury home occupies a four acre piece of land in a gated community between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez mountains south of Los Angeles. Located in the vicinity of Santa Barbara, the home in the Cima del Mundo (“Top of the World”) community was imagined serving as dream home for anyone who appreciates […]

Perforated Brick Entrance Screen Defining Fairbairn Road House in Australia

Taking on the challenges of a narrow site, Inglis Architects designed and developed Fairbairn Road House in a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. The project showcases a simple architectural language of masonry, timber and stone, with emphasis on the front facade: “The house presents itself to the public and does not seek refuge behind a fence. […]

Exquisite South Carolina House Evoking A Traditional Coastal Style

The architects behind the Southern Living Idea House at Palmetto Bluff drew their inspiration for the home’s design from Palmetto Bluff’s low country surroundings. The home, designed by Pursley Dixon Architects as a haven for guests to entertain and unwind, is situated amid the state’s iconic palms and freshwater creeks. One of the home’s most exquisite […]

Contemporary Holiday Villa in Koh Samui Offering Spectacular Coastal Views of Thailand

With a dramatic cliffside location overlooking Koh Samui’s port town of Nathon, Lime Samui Villa 4 offers guests spectacular coastal views of Thailand. The interiors of the property frame the striking limestone peaks of the National Marine Park and the legendary Five Islands, setting the stage for spectacular crimson sunsets. The spacious, multifunctional living area […]

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