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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 […]

New Terraced Manhattan Residential Building Spiraling 30 Floors Up

Summing up to a total of 865 units (rental and condos), the Mercedes House in the west of Midtown Manhattan combines commercial and residential spaces in a new, splendidly designed modern structure. Overlooking De Witt Clinton Park and the Hudson River, this terraced mixed-use building is programmed to be up and running this summer. Spreading […]

Two-story Penthouse in Taiwan Displaying Contemporary Layout and Design

Studio PMK + Designers envisioned a two-story penthouse in Kaohsiung, Taiwan entitled Lai Residence and developed for a young couple and their newborn daughter. Displaying a highly contemporary layout and design, the loft is centered around a double-height open plan living and dining area, with integrated kitchen appliances. The original lighting system along with the […]

Terraced Vacation House Commanding Views Over Swedish Bay

If you’re on the lookout for a new property that will become your sanctuary for most of your vacations, or just browsing for inspiring modern interior design, this residence in Sweden is the place to see. The Tyresö Brevik vacation house is a 93 square meters interior and exterior viewing platform for the splendid panoramas […]

Three Identical Homes Taking Advantage of a Steep Slope in Sweden

Waldemarson Berglund Arkitekter designed three identical houses situated on a steep slope in the mountainous north of Sweden. Defined by wood and having a minimum impact on the environment, the residences were especially developed for recreational purposes. The layout of the houses is a consequense of the building regulations and a response to the topography […]

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