Charming Wooden Getaway in Jackson, Wyoming: Rabbit Brush Residence

Carney Logan Burke Architects completed the design and development of a charming wooden getaway. The Rabbit Brush Residence is a two-story family home located within a serene natural landscape in Jackson, Wyoming. By employing wood, stone and glass, the architects delivered an inviting exterior, one that inspires peacefulness and balance. Glass terraces on the second […]

Reinterpretation of a Traditional Barn: Malbaie VIII Residence in Canada

Nested in the breathtaking region of Charlevoix, Canada, Malbaie VIII Residence is a reinterpretation of a traditional barn with a neat, uncluttered interior. The indulgent feeling of calmness reigns, spreading its charm over the neighbouring forests. The maze of greenery encompassing the house, the St. Lawrence River, the fresh sound of morning, the soothing rays of sunlight – all these elements […]

House Gripping the Landscape in Japan by Shogo Aratani

Krampon, or the house gripping the landscape, nestled on a rocky emplacement in Hyogo, is the one of the most ingenious projects made by Japanese architect Shogo Aratani. Clambering on the steepness of the scenery, this two storey venue is designed for an 11-meter change of level, front to back, is divided into a string […]

10 Hottest Fresh Architecture Trends in 2014

In this article we’ll bring to you ten heavy hitting architectural trends and give reasons why they’ll continue to grow in strength in 2014. 1.  Passive Homes One of the most prevalent trends in the architectural world today is the shift towards a reduction in the consumption of energy; a reduction in carbon emissions, a […]

A Rocky Mountain Utopia: Valley of the Moon Ranch and Art Gallery

The Valley of the Moon Ranch is surrounded by forest lands at the end of a highly discreet road. With extensive frontage on Rock Creek, one of Montana’s most famous blue ribbon trout fisheries, and total seclusion a mere 40-minute drive to an international airport, this property is truly impressive.  In short, it is a […]

Compact Waterfront Residence with a Highly Reinforced Structure

Located on the northern end of Camano Island, the Tsunami House is a compact waterfront residence with a highly reinforced structure. Carefully designed by Designs Northwest Architects to withstanding tsunamis and powerful wave actions, the house features on the ground floor flexible multi use spaces instead of regular rooms. Naturally, the neatly designed living spaces wouldn’t help […]

Contemporary Residence with Cumarú Wood Coating in Portugal

Aroeira III House (2011) is a contemporary residence designed by ColectivAequitectura in Portugal, near a golf course (area of Aroeira). A fine example of contemporary architecture, the residence is characterised by strong horizontality and openness. It comprises three intersecting volumes, all distributed on two levels. Main floor was highlighted through a Cumarú wood coating which, by the way, creates both, […]

Remarkable Stairway and Couch Fusion by Dutch Studio 8A

Dutch architecture firm 8A built a remarkable stairway and couch fusion for a ‘pied a terre’ dwelling in the Netherlands. We’ve seen a lot of interesting furniture combos on Freshome and every time a new idea comes along, we are happy to share it further. A Dutch family living in Paris commissioned this project for […]

Modern House with Hipped Glass Roof in Japan

This clean-lined house designed by Naoi Architecture in collaboration with Design Office caught our attention, therefore we decided to share this project with you, dear readers. Featuring a large hipped glass roof, the construction was nested in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. Inspired by nature and adapted to a modern context, the house features only one floor […]

Impressive Furniture Showroom Occupying a 3-Storey Victorian Warehouse

International high-end furniture company Brunner has opened its new London headquarters to the public. Designed by McDowell+Benedetti, the impressive furniture showroom and offices occupy a large 3-storey Victorian warehouse space on Rosebery Avenue, near Exmouth Market in Clerkenwell. The new home for Brunner UK enables the company to expand its London base from its former cramped […]

Spectacular Vacation House: Crow’s Nest Residence in California

Mt. Lincoln Construction completed Crow’s Nest Residence, a spectacular vacation house standing at the top of Sugar Bowl’s intimate snowbound community, in California. The dwelling as well as the natural landscape encompassing it represent a pristine source of inspiration. Naturally, we all seek balance, tranquility and to disconnect every now and then from the hectic […]

Contemplative Sea Retreat in Chile by Raimundo Anguita

Located on the Central Chilean coastline, this contemplative sea retreat designed by Raimundo Anguita has it all: an amazingly creative design, a spectacular panoramic view and last, but not least, a dynamic interior. Nested on a cliff between the exclusive summer locations, Zapallar and Papudo, the residence comprises two living areas. The main floor and […]

Inspiring Walnut Residence Embodying Unique Perforations

The uncanny design of Walnut Residence, embodying unique perforations caught our attention. The project, located in Venice, California, was completed by Modal Design. It unveils a unique exterior, edgy and eclectic, transforming a simple dwelling into a unique work of art. The building’s “skin”, a cor-ten steel which evokes a gritty aesthetic, define its character. […]

Project Inspiring Serenity: Olaya House Near Medellin, Colombia

Olaya House is a residential project completed by David Ramirez in 2011 near Medellin (the second largest city in Colombia). The dwelling inspires serenity, embarking the inhabitants on a trip away from the urban landscape. Olaya House invites you to enjoy the outdoors. Catching the attention of those who prefer organic homes, which capture the […]

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