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!

Inviting Suburban House Displaying Inspiring Architecture

Keeping an adapted version of the neighborhood’s “no fences” display, the Wentworth Rd House is elegantly exposed to passers-by, who can admire the architect’s creativity and draw inspiration for their own projects. Designed by Edward Szewczyk Architects…, this modern residence is located in the Vaucluse suburb of Sydney, Australia. Three floors culminating with a rooftop terrace beautify the suburban

Overlapping Design Styles Shaping Madrid Dream Home

Located on the outskirts of Madrid, this home imagined by Spanish designer Luis Puerta …welcomes with a carefully chosen palette of colors and textures. Overlapping styles create a bold interior design that this Madrid home prides itself with. A mezzanine with glass railings floating above the living room and a staircase showcasing the same transparency draw in natural light, creating

Making the Most of Building Sharing: Two Townhouse by alsoCAN architects

Jane McDougall from alsoCAN architects… sent us photos and information about a project entitled 2 Townhouses. Designing a townhouse each for a builder and a plumber they work with, alsoCAN architects managed the clients’ brief to lift the townhouses from being speculative to being more individual. The plans started off as mirror image 3 bedroom townhouses in Richmond, designed with

Surprising Merger: Edwardian Home and Cutting Edge Extension in Melbourne

A stylish Edwardian home in Melbourne was recently renovated and added a surprising cutting edge extension, resulting in a generous space, characterized by a high degree of comfort. Currently on sale here…, the 585 square meter property boasts four bedrooms and five bathrooms. According to the official description, “an intelligently zoned layout features upstairs children’s wing, luxurious parents’ retreat

Original Architecture Hidden Amongst Trees and Rocks: Miller/Carr Residence

Secluded on a sloping 3 acre lot amidst a larger forest, the Miller/Carr Residence designed by LLB Architects… is sited amongst the trees and rocks that the client adventured through as a child. The two intersection bars have juxtaposing form and materiality, a complement to the personalities of the husband and wife clients. The constraint of the budget helped determine

Distinct Geometry and Enthralling Caribbean Views: 100 Pond Bay Estate

Generously offering fantastic views no matter what the standpoint, the 100 Pond Bay Estate… in Virgin Gorda, Caribbean, consists of six pavilions overlooking  the most spectacular beach in the British Virgin Islands. Two infinity salt-water pools define the exterior of this uncanny retreat, giving it a distinct geometric character. At one end of the property is the master suite pavilion,

Swinomish Indian Reserve Cabin Inspired By Backpacking Experiences

Cabins are the perfect little houses adapted to being surrounded by nature. I prefer them to vacation houses, especially since once in a while, a modern cabin is built in perfect harmony with the surroundings. Located near Deception Pass on the Swinomish Indian Reserve in Puget Sound, Washington, this modern cabin integrates a glass-enclosed living room visually connected to the

Original US Home Perfctly Embedded in Its Landscape: Coastlands Residence

Displaying an original modern architecture, the Coastlands residence was designed by architects Carver + Schicketan… and is located in Big Sur, California., USA. Its design makes the most of the privileged site: “A warm but neutral color palette was chosen to complement the natural building materials and juxtapose the brilliant blues of the ocean and sky and the vivid greens

Modern Vision for a Family Residence: Hinge House by LLB Architects

The one-acre parcel for the Hinge House was located within a planned subdivision with a requisite builder and had already been cleared for a McMansion-style house. Instead of following in the footsteps of all the other houses on the block, the client engaged LLB Architects… to design a modern vision that they could grow into with their young family. The

Indoor/Outdoor Connectivity Defining Modern Family Home

Using building materials like steel, glass and metal cladding, Australian studio TT Architecture… constructed a complex set of architectural details gathered under a simple name: Carey House. This modern family home was designed to include an extensive system of indoor-outdoor connectivity elements, admired by the owners and considered one of the best features of the house, as described by its

Diverse Modern Architecture Originally Adapted to a Steep Site

DLW House was designed by design studio Westphal & Kosciuk Architects… and is located in Florianópolis, Brazil. Perfectly adapted to its inclined terrain, the residence features overlapping volumes of contrasting colors, with an intriguing visual effect: “Situated on a steep terrain, the owners of the contemporary Brazilian house wanted to have a dwelling where the social and private zones were

Curvacious Tokyo Office Building Hiding A Second Wooden Skin

Located within the Sendagaya neighborhood of Tokyo’s Shibuya ward, this building displaying undulating lines captured in a volumetric architecture steals the spotlight. Spreading over 992 square meters on a 221 square meter corner lot, the Sunwell Muse Kitasando building belongs to a textile planning and trading company. Focusing on female apparel, this structure was designed by Takato Tamagami and Tsutomu …

Certified Way to Stand Out as an Architect: Cube-Inspired Coat by Ichiro Suzuki

We usually do not post fashion items on Freshome, but Mihai (the founder of Freshome ) really liked this intriguing geometry-inspired coat and wanted to present it as a way for architects to stand out in the design world. With cubes being highly fashionable these days, this unusual suit will probably appeal to all of you out there interested in

Accelerating Bends and Curves Defying the New Porsche Pavilion in Germany

With a dynamic and striking visual appearance, derived from the Porsche brand image, the new Porsche Pavilion was envisioned and developed by HENN Architects… in the Autostadt, a visitor attraction adjacent to the Volkswagen factory. in Wolfsburg, Germany. The unique looking building accommodating 400 square meters of space for exhibitions and presentations is believed to become an icon of the

Inspiring Home Design in Israel Blurring Indoor/Outdoor Boundaries

Designed by Levy:Chamizer Architects…, this highly modern residence in Israel displays generously-sized interiors and an outdoor area with plenty of leisure opportunities.With the help of large windows, each room is opened towards the impressive swimming pool, acting as the focal point of the property. Probably the most spectacular interior of the entire residence, the open space living and dining

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