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Optimizing Living Spaces: Bright and Inviting “Through House” in Toronto

Dubbeldam Architecture + Design completed the development of Through House, a 1,450-square-foot residence located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The project (an upgrade of an existing dwelling) makes the most of a small lot in a dense neighborhood, offering the inhabitants bright and comfortable living spaces: “To preserve the intimate rear garden, the design challenge was […]

New Zealand Holiday Retreat Exhibiting a Clear Geometry: The Rutherford House

Challenged to develop a residence that would victoriously face the cold winters and hot summers in Taupo Tauranga, New Zealand, Dorrington Architects created the Rutherford House. The holiday refuge is made up of four visually distinct units: two black cedar-clad bedroom blocks, a concrete base and a white volume where the living area and kitchen are accommodated. Boasting […]

Modern Gumno House in Croatia Displaying a Striking Angular Geometry

When challenged to rebuild an old “gumno” (traditional farming unit in Croatia used for threshing the grains), the creative team at Turato Architects came up with a spectacular result. Gumno House is an original contemporary residence boasting a total area of 930 square meters that currently serves the living needs of a married couple and their two […]

Why People Love Modern Architecture

Modern architecture has something for everyone. Even if your taste may veer towards the opposite side of the design spectrum (i.e. rustic country)— there are still elements of modern design that will appeal to you. Don’t believe it? After reading this article, you may change your mind. The fundamentals of modern architecture are clean and […]

Architecture Asymmetry in the Service of Comfortable Living: Park City Residence

Situated on 2.62 acres dramatically overlooking three ski areas, this contemporary retreat in Park City, Utah displays an inspiring design throughout. Spotted by Freshome on Trulia, the residence boasts five bedrooms and six bathrooms, outdoor areas for entertainment, a sports court and an artificial pond. The first aspect you are likely to notice when approaching […]

Imposing White Silhouette Visually Contrasted by Green Courtyards: Casa Kopche

The contemporary Casa Kopche in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico was designed by Grupo Arquidecture as a private family residence. The 434 square meeter house displays a clean geometry and an imposing white silhouette, visually contrasted by green courtyards. Aiming towards a perfect indoor-outdoor connection, the design team managed to create wide living spaces, filled with natural […]

Coogee House in Sydney Featuring a Lovely Glass-Roofed Pergola

Coogee House in Sydney, Australia is an example of how modern design can be mixed and matched with healthy living. Tanner Kibble Denton Architects is structured around a water feature and exudes an optimum indoor-outdoor connection. The inhabitants can enjoy time outdoors, despite the relatively small portion of land which remained unbuilt. A lovely glass […]

Comfortable, Relaxing And Visually Impressive: The Albizia House By Metropole Architects

The Albizia House by Metropole Architects is a family home in the providence of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, entwining simplicity and sophistication in a harmoniously way. All the rooms of the house face a beautiful and relaxing panoramic vista, including a dense forest. The natural materials such as the off-shutter concrete, decking, timber screens and stone […]

Optimal Indoor-Outdoor Fusion Achieved by Modern Architecture Project in Brazil

Studio Arthur Casas have completed the design and development of Baleia Condo, a modern residential complex located in São Sebastião, Brazil. Several challenges stood at the basis of the construction: “Our client wanted to build four houses in the plot that is relatively small. The project had to ally privacy for each house with an architecture […]

White Silhouette With An Intricate Geometry in Portugal: Colunata House

A white silhouette with an intricate geometry can be spotted in the town of Lagos, Algarve, Portugal. Colunata House is defined by an edgy architecture, especially envisioned by Portuguese architect Mario Martins to conquer the rocky landscape of the shore. The design of the residence aimed at making the most of its location, by offering […]

Practical House Layout in Japan by Future Studio: The Light Valley Residence

Despite its 90 square meter surface, the Light Valley Residence by Future Studio seems extremely spacious. Cleverly integrated in a 264.5m2 shaped lot in a new residential area in Kizugawa, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan, the house surrounds a beautiful garden on the south side. Its curving shape perfectly secludes the interiors from the curious eyes of […]

Modern and Bright House with Amazing View Over the Columbia River, Washington

This exquisite dwelling, located  on the Columbia River in Washington, is the home of a young family that has an appreciation for modern architecture. The River House, for this is the name of the project, was designed by McClellan Architects as a weekend retreat, a place where the family gathers and spends quality time together, away from the […]

Modern Inspiring House Integrating Colourful Lights in Timisoara, Romania

We received this wonderful set of photos from Andreescu & Gaivoronschi, an architecture studio based in Timisoara, Romania. One of the prestigious referent points in the Romanian contemporary architectural landscape, the studio completed a series of significant projects in the last decade and has been nominated for several prizes. The studio’s latest (residential) project, known as […]

Glass and Timber Addition to a 1950′s Hampshire House by AR Design Studio

The Medic’s House is a modern extension to a 1950′s three bedroom house in Hampshire, United Kingdom, envisioned by Andy Ramus and Laurent Metrich of AR Design Studio. The residence is inhabited by two Winchester based Doctors, who needed extra living space with the arrival of their new baby daughter. AR Design Studio’s solution was […]

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