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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!

Soothing Residential Project Overlooking the Mediterranean

Carlos Gilardi… designed the Mediterranean Pearl (La Perla Del Mediterráneo), an ambitious residential project located nearby the sea. As the name already suggests it, the house overlooks the Mediterranean Sea (Bay of Altea, to be more specific) and it opens toward the natural setting. A soothing ambience and the feeling of wellbeing encompasses the house. Wide terraces, wide glass panels,

Charming Wooden Getaway in Jackson, Wyoming: Rabbit Brush Residence

Carney Logan Burke Architects… completed the design and development of a charming wooden getaway. The Rabbit Brush Residence is a two-story family home located within a serene natural landscape in Jackson, Wyoming. By employing wood, stone and glass, the architects delivered an inviting exterior, one that inspires peacefulness and balance. Glass terraces on the second level ensure an optimum

Reinterpretation of a Traditional Barn: Malbaie VIII Residence in France

Nested in the breathtaking region of Charlevoix, France, Malbaie VIII Residence is a reinterpretation of a traditional barn with a neat, uncluttered interior. The indulgent feeling of calmness reigns, spreading its charm over the neighbouring forests. The maze of greenery encompassing the house, the St. Lawrence River, the fresh sound of morning, the soothing rays of sunlight – all these…

A Temple of Relaxation and Light in the Woods: Black White Residence

Black White Residence is an award-winning renovation project completed by the very well known Virginia-based architect, David Jameson… in Bethesda, US. Exploring the idea of space and outlining the connection with nature, the new house presents itself as a temple of relaxation and light. Definitely not just a simple shack “lost” in the middle of the woods, but a contemporary

Contemporary Country House Inspiring Freedom and Serenity in Brazil

This contemporary country house designed by Ana Cristina Faria in collaboration with Maria Flavia Melo… exhales freedom and heightens the sense of serenity. Envisioned as a wonderful rustic retreat, it connects the inhabitants with the outdoors, inviting them to enjoy the exotic and luxuriant surroundings. Located near Sao Sebastiao das Aguas Claras, Minas Gerais, Brazil, the dwelling boasts a spacious

House Gripping the Landscape in Japan by Shogo Aratani

Krampon, or the house gripping the landscape, nestled on a rocky emplacement in Hyogo, is the one of the most ingenious projects made by Japanese architect Shogo Aratani…. Clambering on the steepness of the scenery, this two storey venue is designed for an 11-meter change of level, front to back, is divided into a string of blocks staggering up

Luxury Mansion in Singapore With an Appealing Monochromatic Interior

Aemer Architects… designed the 13 Cove Grove, a private luxury mansion, located in Singapore. Its connection with the waterfront is on all levels: from structure (curving like a boomerang to facilitate views), to the transparent interior and the timber deck extending from the house into the pier. Opening toward the lap pool, it offers a relaxing view and a calming

Exotic Wooden House Exhaling Life and Energy in Costa Rica

Recently we’ve stumbled upon Flotanta House, a project designed by Benjamin Garcia Saxe Architecture…, in an exotic and exciting location, Puntarenas Canton, Costa Rica. The house elevated above the ground, on a series of piloti, gives the illusion of floating above the hillside. We were absolutely amazed by the powerful influence of nature on the house’s design: box-like pavilions

Charming Small Cottage Near Moscow With a Surface of 18 Sqm

Russian architect Andrey Bugaev from ArtEcoloy… sent us photos of a small cottage he designed near Moscow, Russia. The 18 square meter dwelling is located on a hill and serves as a refuge for two adults and two children. People come to “The Ship” for the weekend in winter and the house stays empty for the rest of the week.

Self-Sustainable Underwater Living: Sub-Biosphere 2 by Phil Pauley [Video]

London designer Phil Pauley… came up with a futuristic concept for self-sustainable underwater living. Entitled Sub-Biosphere 2, his incredible underwater city is a viable structure “designed for aquanauts, tourism and oceanographic life sciences and long-term human, plant and animal habitation“. The project consists of eight living biomes (communities of flora and fauna) that span a site width of 340m (1105

Tropical Bungalow-Inspired Residence in Singapore by Guz Architects

Guz Architects completed the design and development of a spectacular tropical bungalow-inspired residence in Singapore. Obeying the architects’ creative rush induced by the Fish House and the Sun Residence…, Dalvey Road House displays an exotic vibe, with nature playing the lead role in the design scheme. The challenging triangular site with sloping terrain and a narrow entrance was the

A Rocky Mountain Utopia: Valley of the Moon Ranch and Art Gallery

The Valley of the Moon Ranch is surrounded by forest lands at the end of a highly discreet road. With extensive frontage on Rock Creek, one of Montana’s most famous blue ribbon trout fisheries, and total seclusion a mere 40-minute drive to an international airport, this property is truly impressive.  In short, it is a Rocky Mountain utopia. The owner’s

Modern Brazilian Residence Paying Tribute to Architect Van Der Rohe

This modern Brazilian residence located in Alphaville, Sao Paulo, exhibits an interesting design approach. Considering her enormous admiration for Ludwig Mies van der Rohe – German architect who helped define modern architecture - architect Anna Novaes, of the Conseil Brazil office…, developed this  230 square-meter-residence with concepts of architecture created by the famous professional. Anna Novaes opted to integrate

Compact Waterfront Residence with a Highly Reinforced Structure

Located on the northern end of Camano Island, the Tsunami House is a compact waterfront residence with a highly reinforced structure. Carefully designed by Designs Northwest Architects… to withstanding tsunamis and powerful wave actions, the house features on the ground floor flexible multi use spaces instead of regular rooms. Naturally, the neatly designed living spaces wouldn’t help much in the

Architectural Minimalism and Geometric Layouts: Seth Navarrete House

Located in Zapopan, Mexico, Seth Navarrete House is a brilliant example of architectural minimalism. Designed by Agraz Arquitectos…, the residence distinguishes itself by its unique geometric layout. Home of a young couple, it was completed with a short budget and on a 200 square meter terrain. From the outside, the inhabitable space might look a little bit tight, but

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