You have decided to start designing your own home, or you would like to make some renovations on your current home. One of the first things you need to decide is what you want done and how can hiring an architect help your dreams become reality. While you may think hiring an architect isn’t necessary, there are several factors to…
…There are places where time stops for a while, allowing you to breathe and enjoy the little things in life. Those places that seem blessed and privileged, where people are blissful and relaxed, where the sun is your friend and the serene evenings spread a sweet and light scent of summer, those are the places where you absolutely forget about
At Freshome we’ve talked a great deal about about green homes and buildings. And while we know that you understand that “green” means environmentally friendly – we wanted to help you better understand what it really means for a building to be green. In the paragraphs below we break down for you what a building must have to be “green.”
Compact living can be a wonderful experience due to the fact that the interior of such a dwelling is always cozy and functional. The House in Mishuku II is an interesting residential project, one of those compact Japanese homes, designed by Nobuo Araki… in Tokyo. As you explore the boundaries of an airy space, despite its unusual exterior (the facade
…BoJo is a compact, elegant home that wraps itself around you. Displaying different tones of earthy colours, it exudes warmth and coziness. Most of the times, these specific elements are exactly the enchanting magic elements that have the ability to transform a regular place into a home. After all, isn’t this what we all want? The project called BoJo was
House U is a project designed in Dubrovnik, Croatia to meet the expectations of the clients, a couple, their adult children and their families. Spacious and functional, House U is divided in two different living areas, one for the parents and another (accommodating two apartments) for the children. Designed by 3LHD…, a collaborative architectural studio, particularly interested in the
Now that the summer is almost over it is time for families to start thinking about back to school ideas for their fall home. While many parents think back to school organization only involves the kids’ rooms and play areas, the reality is “back to school” time affects your entire home. From the moment you wake up in the morning…
Located in a quiet residential district of Yokohama, Kanawaga, Japan, the irregular-shaped white house designed by Tetsuo Kondo… is the home of a family of four (parents and two kids). The compact wooden white house incorporates a small garden, like most of the Japanese homes. Modern and functional, the structure surprises you its a unique shape, cut outs and spaciousness.
…Envisioned as a playground for grownups, the Conan Play House is (as the name already suggests it) very playful, vivid and full of colour. The idea of a house that allows you to express yourself in a manner that reminds you of childhood came to the architect, which considers himself very playful and after meeting the ‘right client’, he felt
Based on the concept of “less is more”, mode:lina office… designed Beam&Block House, a modern 140 sqm house in Poznań, Poland displaying clever design solutions. Scandinavian style, clients’ favorite, is represented by materials like raw concrete and wood. White and dark grey shades with ubiquitous energetic yellow color add to the mix. Paintings, designer furniture and accessories take the center
The idea of distorting and fragmenting walls, roofs or interior volumes is the basis for the architecture current called “Deconstructivism”. Casa Gòmez developed by SO Studio in Cancun, Mexico is a residential project exhibiting the up-mentioned characteristics. The avant-garde building seems to be visually created by broken rhythms, randomly positioned walls and unexpected inclinations.
…According to the architects, “the design
The photos below depict a charming looking building in Connecticut dating back to the 1890s, surrounded by a 50-acre property. But the unusual fact about this mansion is that it was currently listed for sale at a striking price tag of $190, officially making it the most expensive home in the US! According to Business Insider, …Copper Beech Farm has
Located near Madrid, this spectacular home designed by Dahl Architects + GHG Architects …displays an interesting structure. The surprising contrast of brown and white makes the house look dynamic and playful. What makes it even more interesting is the circular wall that encompasses the house itself, offering a sense of privacy. To be more specific, the Moraleja House, the home
Spotted on Dezeen, Trish House is a residential project designed by the British architect, Matthew Heywood…, in Kent, England. The project features an intriguing façade, adorned with sliced up irregular black and white shapes. When asked about the geometric playfulness, the architect replied: “Large expanses of glass fill the gaps between the structure and allow you to appreciate
…Kure City is a seaside city, near Hiroshima, in Japan. Both modern and traditional, the city has a mild climate, historical buildings, a robust port and beautiful surroundings. The House of Uchigami is a recently built house with rustic influences, on a hill. The house offers a wonderful living experience, due to the enchanting views and the comfortable interior. Built