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Modern and Highly Functional Urban Oasis: House Between the Trees in Bratislava

With a great location in a peaceful green setting, yet close to Bratislava’s city center, the House Between the Trees by Slovakian studio Architekti Šebo Lichý is a modern urban oasis. Inspired by the Tugendhat Villa, the residence is built around trunks and crowns of chestnut trees: “The focus was on the quality of the space and […]

Contemporary Hillside Sardinera House Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea in Spain

Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, between El Portixol and Cala Blanca, the Sardinera House by Ramon Esteve Estudio lays on the top of a hillside, flanked by a headland entering the sea on a bay of turquoise waters. A set of concrete walls were employed facing different directions, compressing and expanding the views and generating several images. […]

Original Wedge Shaped Block Overlooking the Pacific: Queenscliff House in Sydney

The Queenscliff House in Sydney, Australia draws attention due to its vantage location on the edge of a cliff 100 meters above the ocean. Utz Sanby Architects envisioned a modern residence like a wedge shaped block between two close neighboring buildings. The thermally-efficient project features structural walls, high-level glazing and a special roof form which […]

Contemporary 8A House in Mexico Unveiling Private Gardens and Patios

8A House was recently completed by Dionne Arquitectos in Puebla, a vibrant city in Mexico. The south facade of the project may lead one to think this is a modern home design based on a symmetric approach. But as you move forward, you will discover a complex geometry, one that facilitates an optimum connection to […]

Distinct Modern Design Exhibited by Monolithic House in Castrovillari, Italy

Exhibiting a distinct modern design, the Monolithic House in the Italian town of Castrovillari was thoroughly planned and implemented by Studio Brain Factory. The 1,830 sq ft apartment is based on a concept inspired by the volumetric subtractions of a monolithic block: “The majestic views of the Pollino massif mountains, clearly visible from the luminous […]

Contemporary Residence With an Unexpected Tough Silhouette in Ingarö, Sweden

Located on the island of Ingarö, Sweden, this contemporary residence designed by Gabriel Minguez is a surprising silhouette in an unspoiled natural landscape. The residence is inspired by Japanese design and features a fastidious garden providing a good transition to the archipelago-specific vegetation surrounding the property. While the water-facing facade is open due to extensive […]

Encapsulating Luxury and Functionality: Contemporary House Sar in Johannesburg

Located within the leafy suburb of Athol, Johannesburg, the latest contemporary residence from Nico van der Meulen Architects was built to impress. House Sar is said to encapsulate “luxury, comfort and functionality in a minimalist architectural setting”. The clients approached Nico van der Meulen Architects with a modest single storey pitched roof house. Limited views […]

Elegance and Transparency Defining Mackay Terrace Residence in Brisbane, Australia

Despite its contemporary look and feel, Mackay Terrace Residence in Brisbane, Australia is a response to the architectural character of its neighborhood. The team at Shaun Lockyer Architects developed a generously-sized home answering the modern living needs of the owners, while showing respect for the aesthetics of the streetscape: “The house explores an industrial approach along with ideas of […]

Striking MS House Ingeniously Adapted to a Sloping Site in Mishima, Japan

Uncommon building sites call for ingenious architecture solutions. The intricate MS House by  Yo Yamagata Architects is located in Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan, on a slope overlooking Mount Fuji. Its unusual character derives from the challenges imposed by the terrain, with only 30% of flat surface out of a total of  250 square meters available as living space. Moreover, […]

Modern Villa Kerckebosch Taking In A Forested Landscape in the Netherlands

Villa Kerckebosch is a recently built family residence developed by Engel Architecten in the forested landscape surrounding Zeist, a small town in the center of the Netherlands. The soft and natural shades of the brickwood are said to evoke the forest with its natural shades of brown and grey, while the sandy colors of the bottom pay […]

Nautical Theme Originally Displayed by Waterfront House in Singapore

Have a look at this waterfront house designed by Greg Shand Architects in Singapore! With a sinuous wave envelope and wide overhangs, Nautical Lines Residence stands out against a backdrop of modern residential units. While one side of the house faces the ocean, the other makes up for lack of water views, with curved elements acting as a constant […]

Elliptical-Shaped Residence in Spain with a Futuristic Character: Balint House

Fran Silvestre Arquitectos completed the design and development of Balint House, a modern elliptical-shaped residence in Valencia, Spain. The volume neighbors a golf course and is placed leaving as much free surface as possible towards the southern edge of the plot for it to be used as a garden, while the lateral limits are blurred with vegetation. A continuous […]

Nestled Between a Lagoon and a Suburban Streetscape: Narabeen House

Located in Narrabeen, Australia, this contemporary home designed by  CHROFI is cleverly adapted to its historical neighborhood (defined by early 20th century Australian town planning). Narabeen House acts as a “buffer zone” between a natural lagoon on one side and the suburban streetscape on the other. The spacious opportunities of the residence are extended outdoors, through the […]

Modernist Glamour Showcased by Imposing Brody House in Los Angeles, California

Located in Holmby Hills, an exclusive neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, the Brody House is a 11,511 square foot residence displaying contemporary luxury throughout. The massive house was designed in 1949 by famous architect Archibald Quincy Jones and is defined as an essay of modernist glamor which “highlights the renaissance of two movements presiding over architectural thinking today: […]

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