This residence in Johannesburg, South Africa developed by the team at Summersun Property Group and initially discovered by Freshome on Sotheby’s is a massive display of opulence. The generously-sized house features five bedrooms, five bathrooms and large living areas for social encounters. The alternation between covered and open spaces contribute to its breezy, holiday-inspiring appearance.
…Flanked by a pond on
LINK Arkitektur… have completed the design and development of the Froeyland Orstad Church, a modern house of prayer in the small village of Orstad, Norway. The 2100 square meter building has an impressive capacity of 600 seats and accommodates the country’s first baptismal pool. With an appearance inspired by the surrounding landscape, the roof slopes in two directions, further blending
…The project entitled ‘The Glass House” consists of a traditional-like home adorned with modern extensions of glass. As a result, the house adopts a very contemporary look, inviting you into a bright and luminous interior. This project was completed in 2012, July, by the award-winning AR Design Studio, in Winchester, England. The clients (a couple) wanted to keep the traditional
The ingenious organic shapes displayed by the Don Café House in Pristina, Kosovo make this project stand out. The creative team at Innarch… wanted to develop a space that would reinterpret the idea of a sack filled with coffee grains. It is inspiring how the color palette, furniture, chandeliers and wall design stay true to this idea, ensuring a unique
If you are a fan of geometric patterns and creative lighting design, have a look at how the two were originally combined in WIREFLOW. Imagined by designer Arik Levy for Vibia…, the projects were assembled by using rods and wires, which transmit a feeling of two-dimensional. The bulbs were subtly added at the bottom of the designs, the overall
Prentiss Architects …studio has defined this volumetric and cozy contemporary dwelling, located on a ridge on San Juan Island. Two volumes compose the main residence. There is another additional structure, used as an office, studio and a garage. The house was envisioned as a home for a couple and it faced a few construction problems, due to the raw terrain.
The Baby Boomer Generation is the largest age group of our population. These retirees, or soon to be retirees, are also looking to downsize from their current homes, and looking to purchase or build ones that are specific to their new needs and lifestyles. These buyers are very specific in their desires and needs. I met recently with Realtor Simon
Reminding us of the scary childhood stories, when the biggest challenge was to walk through the enchanted forests that completely transformed themselves after the nightfall, the two artists, Thyra Hilden and Pio Diaz, together known as HildenDiaz… created a unique work of art, that can be hanged…from the ceiling. The artistic item is called Forms in Nature. Quite impressing when
GV-17 House was envisioned by AVP Arhitekti + SANGRAD… as a practical and welcoming home for a family living in Martin na Muri, Croatia. The residence is neighbored by an orchard and offers great views of a more distant forest. According to the architects, the concept behind the building was to “start from the simplest idea of the house and
Last week Freshome founder Micle Mihai-Cristian attended the Wolf Prize ceremony at the Israeli Parliament – The Knesset – on the 5th of May thanks to Kinetis… ( Kinetis is a nonprofit educational organization established to promote, at home and abroad, the recognition of Israel as a vibrant and inspirational source of creativity and innovation). At this ceremony Portuguese architect
Armandale House is a residential project defined by Jackson Clements Burrows… in one of Melbourne’s suburbs, in Australia. The existing Victorian house was renewed, in order to obtain a more contemporary look. More spacious than before and equipped with an upper level extension, the Armandale House exhales elegance and sophistication. “The scope of work included a complete refurbishment of the
It is not difficult to correlate the design of this home with an artist’s vision. Designed by Calico Studio…, this retreat in the state of Washington, USA displays a strong personality throughout: “Our artist wanted a space that would call her to create. The studio is tucked in between existing trees in close proximity to the main house providing
House N by Rotterdam-based architectural firm Maxwan… is a reinterpretation of a residence initially built eight decades ago in Noordwijk, The Netherlands. By preserving the character of the original building affected by weather condition over time, the architects developed a welcoming family home subtly blending rustic features with the comfort of modern living. The thatched roof is the most distinctive
Our lives these days are busier than ever. We spend more time in our offices or on the road than we do in our own homes. Our lives have become so fast paced and frenzied that we really need to make a concerted effort to slow down. For many of us this no longer comes naturally and we must force
Cosgriff House in Sydney, Australia was envisioned by architect Christopher Polly as a modern dwelling, preserving its original envelope. The newly added extension opens up the residence towards the garden, adding more living space and more natural light. Building higher than the existing wall alignments, a third level was created on top, offering great views to the east.