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Modestly Sized Korean Dream Home With Dramatic Surroundings

A single story house rises in the middle of a picturesque area of Korea’s fifth largest city – Gwangju. Named House of San-Jo, this home gathers mountain views and green surroundings and visually funnels them inside, through a series of voids and glazed openings. Inspired by an old 19th century style of music that lends […]

Sustainable Office Building In The Netherlands For Eneco’s 2,100 Employees

Sustainable buildings come in all shapes and sizes and act as examples for future businesses that need to stay in touch with the reality of global warming. The Eneco company shares its vision of sustainability in its new Rotterdam Headquarter. Amsterdam-based Hofman Dujardin Architects and Fokkema & Partners collaborated to design this 25,000 square meter […]

Bright Transparency Defining Long And Narrow Residential Lot

Located in Romania’s capital – Bucharest – the Vultureni House exhibits a powerful modern architecture style that challenges owners to live up to their full potential surrounded by fascinating contemporary design lines. Romanian architecture studio TECON Architects saw the long and narrow site as an opportunity to create a “private meets public” residence, where the […]

Lenny Kravitz’s Former Triplex in Soho on the Market for $17,95 Million

When it comes to celebrity cribs, opulence is no surprise. Yet this insanely luxurious penthouse in Soho, New York, boasting 6167 square feet (plus 3000± square feet of enchanting terraces) and three levels is guaranteed to leave a mark. The striking triplex is known as the ex-home of Lenny Kravitz, who purchased the apartment for […]

Re-Shaping A Bridge Into An Enormous Lego Passage

LEGO has inspired many artists to create using their iconic building blocks. From using 20,000 of them to build colorful staircases to photographic works displaying Lego additions, these tiny objects have been through many hands and inspired many minds. In Wuppertal, Germany, the underside of a bridge was painted by German street artist Megx in […]

10 Most Popular Projects Presented in June 2012

This first summer month of 2012 brought with it a variety of fascinating projects on Freshome. Time to see the best of the best, according to your Facebook shares. Feel free to comment on the projects, as we welcome all constructive ideas and thoughts. Remember that by clicking on the pictures, you can see more […]

Original Modern Residence Easily Mistaken for a Habitable Library

Ever wondered how it would be like to live in an art gallery or inhabit a library? Bauart Architects took this idea further and developed the A+P House, a project emphasizing on culture in its many shapes. Stacked up wooden volumes sculpturally shape up the exterior, while  glass piercings in the walls allow unobstructed views […]

Dark And Light Space Composition Shaping Volumetric Architecture

The simple volumetric architecture displayed by this contemporary residence shows its uncomplicated desire to offer modern comfort to the owners. Named the Gomez Residence, this black and white beauty consists of volumes gathered around the main circulations. This floor plan separates the public areas from the private ones, composing a set of spaces created to […]

Light-Pierced Attic Crib Overlooking Stockholm Rooftops

We know how Stockholm hides a collection of impressive apartments, displaying charming combinations of old, revamped details and modern space planning solutions enhanced by contemporary accents. This apartment is no different – occupying the top two floors of an 1885 building, this bright residential space used to be a two-story attic before creativity transformed it […]

Urban Ravine House’s Contemporary Revival And Enlargement

Reshaping a residence to take into consideration its surroundings was a challenge for Bortolotto Design Architect Inc. Their creative team refreshed the look of the traditional 2 and a half story house, transforming it into a four floors-high, bright, beautifully composed residential collection of spaces. It has come to be known as the Urban Ravine […]

Showcasing Contemporary Art Between Minimal Colors

Undertaking the renovation of a 1980s home in Aspen, Colorado, Stonefox Design recreated the interior spaces to suit the needs of its owners – a young couple who were looking to showcase their collection of avant-garde contemporary art. The Aspen Residence now shows a simplified set of interiors displayed in minimal colors. Quality flooring, fabrics […]

Modern Californian House Facing An Uninterrupted Landscape

Designed to face an uninterrupted landscape exposed through large glass doors and windows, the Lima Residence in Calabasas, California, focuses on providing its inhabitants with spacious social and private spaces to enjoy alongside family and fiends. Rectangle-shaped, the structure of this 4,500 square foot modern house was designed by California-based studio Abramson Teiger Architects as […]

Engaging Architectural Installation On Auckland’s Streets

A busy Auckland street corner became the stage for an interesting installation that strives to engage the public with its urban landscape in a unique way. Architectural collective OH.NO.SUMO designed a miniature cinema to fit on to a building’s staircase, showcasing a bright red geometry. Inspired by the lack of socialization and interaction between people […]

Garage Turned Into An Airy Urban Residence On Two Floors

This transformation of an old garage into a very stylish contemporary residence took place under the attentive supervision of Italian studio Ego Vitamina Creativa. The duplex apartment is located in a city in northern Italy, named Cuneo and bares the name Casa LD. Distributed on two floors connected by a sculptural staircase, the public and […]

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