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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Ingenious Power Plant Design Exhibiting a Green Undulating Profile in USA

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Power plants are not exactly the most captivating buildings in the world. We are used to seeing concrete smoke- discharging giants which we usually characterize as contaminating. Centerbrook Architects and Planners developed Hotchkiss Biomass Power Plant, a 16,500-square-foot structure that impresses due to its ingenious architecture and environmentally-friendly features. The plant burns sustainably harvested wood-chips […]

Rustic Meets Luxury: Burlingame Residence by Toby Long Design and Cipriani Studios Design

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We like the sophisticated design style displayed in the newest residential project defined by Toby Long Design and Cipriani Studios Design in Burlingame, California. The cladding tiles work wonderfully with the wood and the concrete, creating a unique and modern home.  The house is warm and welcoming, characterised by transparence and breeziness. Explore the lush vegetation, that […]

Stone Barn Transformed Into a Picturesque Modern Cozy Home

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The English firm McGarry-Moon Architects renewed a stone barn, transforming it into a lovely picturesque home with plenty of interesting elements of modern inspiration. The Loughloughan Barn is located in Broughshane, Northern Ireland, UK. The architects kept the original stone structure, yet they implemented modern sustainable ideas, in order to create a comfortable, nature-friendly home environment. The new structure, […]

Playfully Respecting Serious Work: Google’s Thriving Campus in Dublin

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When you see so many colors integrated in playful offices, the main brand that comes to mind is Google. Today we would like to give you a tour of Google’s thriving new campus, located in Dublin and designed by Camenzind Evolution in collaboration with local firm Henry J. Lyons Architects. The giant 47’000 m2 workspace […]

Elegant Approach to Family Home Design in Belgium: House K

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Located in a quiet, wooded area, House K by GRAUX & BAEYENS Architecten offers a family refuge equipped with high living standards. The owners’ brief requested a building that would provide enough light and views, but with no compromises in privacy. A light brown/beige brick was chosen for the exterior finish, contrasted elegantly by white […]

Highly Flexible Cube Room in Moscow Especially Designed for Studying

Who doesn’t think of ways to bring some adventure right into the heart of their apartment? Architects Ruetemple took on a challenging project: to design a 33 square meter place in Moscow for two students, a sister and a brother. The new studio had to provide good opportunities for studying, as well as for recreation. […]

Curved L-Shaped House With a Distinctive Facade Colour: Fagerström Residence

Claesson Koivisto Rune Architects completed the design of an L-shaped building in Edsviken, Sollentuna, Sweden. The actual bend gives the house an interior spatial flow that would have been broken if the architects had chosen a sharp corner. The curving also makes for an iconic and sculptural exterior – something that the client specifically requested. […]

Sculptural Blend of Wood and Glass: The Ettley Residence in California

Located just steps away from the ocean shore, The Ettley residence was inspied by its landscape and reinterprets the relationship between solid and voids, a concept you can find in the field of arts: “The Aluminum and wood umbrella over the blue glass, which appear to be blocks of frozen blue Pacific ocean, juxtapose against […]

Designed For a Family With Three Teenage Boys: Residence Hawthorn in Australia

Canny Architects completed the design for Residence Hawthorn, a contemporary project in the suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, especially envisioned for a family with three teenage boys. The main objective required by the owners was the existence of independent living zones for the needs of the growing family. A traditional facade was chosen in order to […]

Flawless Design: Contemporary Luxury Home in Beverly Hills, California

Each home we present on Freshome has its very own particularities, that “quelque chose” that makes it pop out. Each home presents a story, a dream defined by personal preferences and  somehow, it brings together all those who share the same passion for design. Design is fabulous because it challenges us to enlarge our perspective […]

Israeli Hub For Creativity In The Field of Design: Museum Holon

Especially built to become a hub of creativity and innovation, Museum Holon Design in Israel was designed by Ron Arad Architects in 2003. The museum hosts impressive design collections and is considered a national platform reflecting Israeli creation in relationship to world design. Freshome founder visited the museum after attending the Wolf Prize ceremony at […]

Cozy Modern Refuge in Aspen, Colorado: Wrights Road House

Every single photo in the gallery below will reveal that this residence was not just developed for practical purposes. Designed by Charles Cunniffe Architects and located in Aspen, Colorado, this family retreat is spectacular, no matter how you look at it. An inspiring mix of materials (we particularly appreciate the use of wood and stone) […]

Gorgeous Single Floor House With Concrete Finishes by Modo Designs

The Indian-based architectural studio, Modo Designs, completed this gorgeous luxury home, located in Aranya, India. The Shah House, despite it’s “rigid” look (the main material used in defining it is concrete) complements the topography of the land. Spreading on 5,850 square feet, the residence features one single floor and a couple of cut outs that allow the […]

House Enlargement and Redesign in Argentina by César Boratyn

Argentina-based architect César Boratyn sent us photos of a redesign and home-enlargement he envisioned for a private residence in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Some words on the approach from the architect himself: “I focused in respecting and maintaining the original style of the house, and on the other hand I created a double axis formed by […]

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