Especially envisioned for the hectic life of an evolving family with three children, Villa L located near Utrecht in The Netherlands is an example of functionally fragmented spaces within a unified whole. The house was designed by Powerhouse Company together with RAU and is optimally set in the woods of central Netherlands, oriented towards the sun and garden views.
The creative team at COA in collaboration with Fuchs, Wacker Architekten …developed Bug Bay Bach House, a modern residence in Cape Town, South Africa. Built around a central leisure space, the residence ensures a high degree of openness and diverse views from each of its rooms. Clean lines together with timber paneling and deck on the base level ensure a
Decorating interiors with high ceilings implies a high dose of creativity. building personality for a room with tall walls is neither difficult, nor more challenging than dealing with common-sized rooms. After all, home space is a gift no matter how you look at it and you should not be reluctant to use it. In this post we will share some
This project presented to us by architect Channa Horombuwa… is a conversion of a half-way done ordinary-looking house in Dompe, Sri Lanka into a contemporary piece of architecture. The house was at the half way mark, without a roof but with a collection of raw brick walls and slabs, when the client realized that the outcome of the house was
Compact spaces are so cool because they usually have a very smart design behind the decoration. It’s always about how to make it more comfortable, as less boring as possible and super practical, of course. We’ve spotted this apartment on Decoholic… and we thought of showing you how small apartments have an elegant something going on. In this particular case,
It is always fascinating to observe Japanese architecture in its most flexible sense. Fujiwaramuro Architects… have completed the design for Narrow House, a project that seems to defy the laws of space, located in the downtown residential area of Kobe, Japan. The total area of the site of 36.95 square meters meant a good challenge for the architects, which ingeniously
Especially designed for a family of four living with their two cats, House L by Schneider & Lengauer… takes in the Austrian landscape of Scharten, with views of the Northern Limestone Alps. According to the architects, “three key requirements characterize the result. First, it was necessary to integrate the qualities of the site into a prestigious residential and working environment.
YOu may not recall, but a while back we published a beautiful collection of carpets, inspired by the Scottish countryside. Terre Des Hommes is the second collection of rug designs by Eeuwes Studio…, inspired by the Aerial theme. Stepping back from the more naturalistic approach taken in Landscapes, the 6 rugs that make up the Terre des Hommes
Elegance and functionality define this minimalist penthouse apartment developed by esé studio and located in Lycabettus, Athens. Initially discovered on Decofairy,… the design of this place intrigued us due to its many original furniture items and daring storage solutions. Nowadays, there is a tendency towards hiding things behind camouflaged doors, yet this apartment has everything out in the open, with
What is a modular home?
A modular home is one that is built indoors in a factory-like setting. The finished products are covered and transported to their new locations where they will be assembled by a builder. A modular home is not a mobile home; it is simply a home that is built off-site as opposed to on-site. These homes
Aspen, Colorado is home to many interesting architecture projects, one of which we will present today. Willoughby Way is the name of this chalet, envisioned and developed by Charles Cunniffe Architects… as an alluring holiday refuge. From afar, the building look perfectly embedded in its dream-like natural environment: “Heavy timbers and stone anchor this home into its site on Red
In case you thought books are just for reading, well, here’s something we want to show you, that might exceed your expectations! We figured out that books are a wonderful way to express art. Yes, of course, a book is a piece of art itself, but beyond our regular perception, there’s another one. And another. And so on! We are
Away from the city rush, on a small plot of land (210 square meters), a single-family home in a picturesque settlement is all some of us need, in order to experience the wonders of a new and fresh lifestyle. The V House, designed by BaksvanWengerden Architecten… in Alkmaar (the Netherlands) is an interesting example of modern architecture, being all cladded
This countryside retreat envisioned by practice MDS impresses due to its original shape and interior design. Located in the foothills of the Yatsugatake mountains, in a climate that is not too hot in the summer nor too cold in the winter, the residence reflects a serene life, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. According to Designboom…,
Coquette, picturesque and bohemian, the Scandinavian attic apartments are an excellent choice for those who love an unconventional lifestyle, sprinkled with special moments of tranquility and simplicity. Nothing is too edgy nor inappropriate. It’s like every elements has its own personality, reflecting itself into the unity of the whole. The white walls create the feeling that the apartment is much