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Old Workers Cottage in Australia Transformed Into Modern Family Home

Hamersley Road Residence is the result of converting an early 1900′s Australian workers cottage into a contemporary and practical family home. Despite being untouched for over 90 years, the existing building was rescued and rejuvenated by the creative team at Studio 53. The most striking element regarding this house design is a yellow ‘box’-shaped volume, […]

University’s Jesuit Community Center Overhauls Ecological Architecture

 The Jesuit faith is based on a passionate commitment to simplicity, spirituality and intellectualism. With those principles in mind, the architects at Gray Organschi Architecture took extra care when constructing the Jesuit Community Center at Fairfield University. Nestled on a quaint hillside, and captured in photographs Robert Benson Photography, the space offers staff and students […]

Mallorca Villa Boasts Views You’ll have to See To Believe

 On it’s own, the idea of a villa in the Mediterranean sounds opulent. But, when you consider Port Andratx, which is a premier tourist destination in Mallorca, Spain, things get even better. Mallorca Villa, captured in these photos by Marco Richter, is the epitome of easy, luxury living. While the stylish, modern interior is noteworthy […]

The G12 House Brings Modern Architecture to Idyllic Überlingen

Nestled in the hilly shores of Lake Constance, Überlingen Germany is a booming tourist destination. The city’s villages are filled with medieval structures and still hold market days that harken of times past. It’s the perfect spot for visitors searching for a peaceful escape, but it is not entirely in the past. The G12 house, […]

A Wonderful Retreat in Austria by Hohensinn Architektur

Hosensinn Architektur designed House M, a wonderful retreat in the picturesque region of Bad Aussee, in Austria. The inspiring fresh landscape and the imposing mountains guarding from afar compliment the neat appearance of this dwelling. An interesting blend of rustic and contemporary, the house connects the inhabitants with the outdoors, at all levels. Openness, tranquility […]

An Oasis of Relaxation: NS Residence In Sao Paulo, Brazil

The NS House conceived by Galeazzo Design Agency and located in Sao Paulo, Brazil combines Scandinavian, French and Italian design with vintage furniture. Accommodating a collection of several art pieces, the project is an appealing social hub that grabs your attention instantly. There are many spacious passages and sectors integrated harmoniously into the house such […]

Vertical Expansion to Historic 1917 Limestone Home on Park Avenue

Perianth Interior Design’s Hilary Unger, the architectural firm of Zaskorski & Notaro, Contractor John P. Maloney and Millworker Michael O’Boy recently collaborated to create an addition to an opulent yet family-oriented townhouse on the Upper East Side. This historic 1917 limestone home on Park Avenue in New York City underwent a vertical expansion, as the […]

“Post-Graffiti” Art Definining a Modern Apartment Building in Luxembourg

Luxembourg City-based studio Metaform designed a contemporary 4,000 square foot apartment building in Luxembourg, displaying quite a few interesting details. With a black, monolithic structure, the project’s sculptural architecture stands out and contrasts the surrounding neighborhood buildings. Integrating art in the development process is a unique feature of this design: “Within the framework of our […]

Small Holiday Retreat With a Cottage-Like Feel in Canada

Hill-Maheux Cottage was designed  by Canada-based firm Kariouk Associates in order to serve as a small holiday retreat for a couple and their daughter in Val-des-Monts, Quebec. According to the architects, “the design of the cottage is simple: two “bars” of living space – one private containing bedrooms, bathrooms, and storage; one public containing family […]

Nature-Welcoming Modern Home in Potsdam: Lakeshore House

Berlin-based studio Archibald Buro completed the design for Lakeshore House, a 2,600 square-foot contemporary residence in Potsdam, Germany. The home is set amidst the lush trees from Wildpark West and was built using wooden plates which were initially fixed, then wrapped with wooden insulation. Here is more from the project developers: “The facade is painted softwood, the […]

Iconic Headquarters For the Hungarian Autoklub in Budapest

Vikar & Lukacs Architect Studio recently completed the headquarters for the Hungarian Autoklub, located in Budapest. The total built area was 3430 square meters and the design idea implied the construction of the letter “A”. Here is more from the architects: “The main gesture of the building is a ribbon that wraps around the office […]

Striking Penthouse Adorning the 77th Floor of the Trump World Tower

Welcome to a generous penthouse that mixes opulence with modern elegance. Situated on the  77th floor of the famous Trump World Tower Condominium, with extensive views of New York, this place is probably a dream home for any American involved in the real estate business. Designed by architect Mark Cunningham in collaboration with architect Michael […]

A Residence Rooted In Its Region’s Spirit: Tahoe Ridge House

The Tahoe Ridge House was designed by studio WA Design Inc and is located in Tahoe Donner, 15 miles from Lake Tahoe, California, USA. The brief of the project involved the creation of a contemporary building strongly rooted in the Tahoe area. According to the architects, the design of the project naturally derived from the […]

Metropolis Architectural Lighting & Accessories by Lladró

Imagine being able to create a futuristic porcelain cityscape in your own home. With the new collection from Lladró Atelier you can do just that. Metropolis is a collection of lamps, mirrors, vases and a storage box that has been created under the artistic guidance of Spanish designer Jaime Hayon. Pure design has been combined […]

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