With a gorgeous black-dotted staircase, overlooking the living room and adorning it with style, the Iron Lace mansion has one of the most stunning and surprising interiors we’ve ever seen. This sophisticated interior, mixing textures is the work of Gestion René Desjardins…, in Montreal, Canada. Spacious, luminous and sprinkled with sophisticated elements of décor, the three-story mansion is the
This gorgeous Y-shaped house, located in a small town in Mexico, San Luis Potosí, is the home of a couple that no longer lives with the children. The residence was envisioned as a space that offers plenty of privacy for the couple that has to get used to the new, less “dynamic” lifestyle. The house is surrounded by a solid
The imposing Coastlands House was especially developed by Carver + Schicketanz… for a retired couple in Big Sur, California, USA. The majestic oaks located on the site dominate the neighboring landscape and direct the views towards the Pacific coast to the West. According to the architects, “a massive stone base connects the structure to the uphill slope, contrasting with the
Bright and spacious, the Blake House in London discovered by Freshome on 1st Option ranks high in inspirational details. A simple color palette defined by white and spiced up with unexpected vivid hues lets out a feeling of elegance and neatness. Each interior seems more imposing than the next and the consistent design makes the room transition very smooth.
Sprinkled with beautiful and authentic elements of décor, Casa La Hilaria, designed by RDR Arquitectos (a Buenos Aires-based studio, part of the Richter Dahl Rocha & Associés…), is a home vacation in Uruguay, defined by the maze of greenery that surrounds it. With a fresh and recharging-your-batteries kind of landscape, Casa La Hilaria seems like the perfect place to
The McClellan Architects… studio has envisioned the Lake House 2 as an uncluttered temple of relaxation and well-being. The construction was pretty challenging, due to the tricky landscape (very steep). The view is absolutely breathtaking – this actually made the architects realise the advantage of such an environment and as a consequence, they created a series of patios and spaces,
This massive 2,365 square-foot home is perched on a San Juan Island shoreline in Washington, USA. The project was developed by Seattle-based David Vandervort Architects… to reflect and frame the waterfront views, through mirroring glass walls. Two pavilions make up the villa and are arranged so as to integrate modern living into the site. Sunset Point Residence was especially designed
Overlooking the botanical gardens of Wellington, the Sea View House is an exquisite contemporary home designed by Parsonson Architects…. Two iron roof sections set up the structure of the house, framing it and creating an interesting visual effect. The site is simply stunning: you’ve got the sea with its wonderful golden beaches, the mountains, the gardens and the city.
Located in Stavanger, Norway, Casa Kolonihagen by Tommie Wilhelmsen… was especially developed as a summer holiday residence and accommodates a small bed and a living area. The project reflects the modern Scandinavian way of life- not too flashy, nor too common, balance being a major factor of the design. Believe it or not, this contemporary architecture gem has only 24
Mobil Arquitectos… have completed the design for the Refugia Hotel, a modern retreat located in Dalcahue, Los Lagos Region, Chile. The imposing modern project has a total surface of 1,250 square meters and takes in the rich biodiversity of the surrounding wetlands. Extensive glass facades and wooden-clad ceilings of larch define the hotel’s design and ensure an optimum environmental connection.
There’s something about coffee and mornings. A fresh start always goes hand in hand with a good coffee. Add a staggering site and place a wonderful-inspired-by-the-landscape coffeehouse. In case you dream of serving your morning coffee in a picturesque place, here’s an option: the cozy and cute café, in the Botanical Garden of Akureyri, Iceland. The place was designed by
Stuart Silk Architects …have completed the design for a large house spiced up with original contemporary details in Seattle. The Washington Park Hilltop Residence set on a bluff overlooking Lake Washington and makes the most of its location in terms of spectacular sights: “Views of the vast lake, Mt. Rainier and North Cascades dictated the orientation and transparency of the
Really picturesque, this stunning residence bordered by the woodlands, was designed by the architect Robert M. Gurney…. Away from the urban landscape, the Becherer House, located in Albemarle County, Virginia, is composed of three pavilions, each with different views upon the beautiful autumnal site. The central pavilion, accommodating the living room and the kitchen is the most transparent, flooded
A picturesque property from the 1600s in Stockholm’s scenic Old Town was the “context” for developing a modern apartment spiced up with classic details. Discovered on Skeppsholmen…, this fascinating Scandinavian duplex has a total surface of 112 square meters and three rooms. On the bottom level there is a large hallway, which leads towards the main bedroom as well
Recycling is one of the major issues nowadays. Especially when it comes to architecture and sustainable design. We’ve seen a lot of creative ways to build a home from stretch using eco-friendly materials or recycled ones, but we’ve never seen a house entirely build of…well, shipping containers. The WFH House in China, designed by Copenhagen-based studio, Arcgency … is made of