Architecture

A Sculptural, Simple Prefab Home in Sweden

A Sculptural, Simple Prefab Home in Sweden

Think low-cost homes are boring and lacking inspiration? Think again! The Happy Cheap prototype for inexpensive prefab homes proves that affordable home design can look attractive and use space wisely. Not only that, but they can be integrated beau.. Read More →

Small Live/Work Project Filled With Art, Color and Energy: The Tire Shop in Canada

Small Live/Work Project Filled With Art, Color and Energy: The Tire Shop in Canada

The Tire Shop is MARK+VIVI‘s inaugural project located in the transitioning city of Verdun, Quebec, Canada. The newly renovated space is a former tire shop that currently functions as the designers’ live & work studio. Moreover, the pro.. Read More →

Complex Montana Glass Home Embedded in a Dreamlike Natural Landscape

Complex Montana Glass Home Embedded in a Dreamlike Natural Landscape

The Montana Glass Home, painstakingly rendered by Cutler Anderson Architects, is a great example of modern construction. Glass walls, tapered columns and a floor plan that flows as gracefully as the river in front, make it hard to distinguish indoo.. Read More →

Writing Studio Next to Nature

Writing Studio Next to Nature

FLOAT Architectural Research and Design designed this small writing studio for a philosophy professor and nature writer. Located on a small tract of land next to the Marys River in Oregon, United states, the professor, who had a hand in the design, .. Read More →

Upgraded House in Saint-Tropez Embracing a Rich Natural Landscape

Upgraded House in Saint-Tropez Embracing a Rich Natural Landscape

By adding wooden panels and steel railings to an existing house in Saint-Tropez, France, Vincent Coste reinvented its character. According to the designer, L2 house is the result of a reflection on the envelope and how to develop outdoor spaces tha.. Read More →

Twin Homes in Canada Frame Tranquil Sea Views

Twin Homes in Canada Frame Tranquil Sea Views

This family holiday home consists of two sister constructions oriented towards the scenic views of the Baie-des-Chaleurs in Canada. The project, named “Les Jumelles”, is an architectural insertion in the context of Caraquet, a histor.. Read More →

Incorporating Dome Ceilings in Your Home’s Design

Incorporating Dome Ceilings in Your Home’s Design

A dome ceiling adds beauty and architectural interest, while making the room look larger and more spacious.  Whether it is a recessed ceiling dome, a surface mount ceiling dome, or a combination of the two, this is one design element that becomes th.. Read More →

Green Residence in Singapore Grows Grass on Every Level

Green Residence in Singapore Grows Grass on Every Level

Located in a lushly planted residential area of Singapore and surrounded by mature trees, this green modern residence aims to capture the spirit of its surroundings. The House at Trevose Place was completed by A D Lab. “This ambition to e.. Read More →

Stunning San Francisco Remodel Deeply Infused with Natural Light

Stunning San Francisco Remodel Deeply Infused with Natural Light

A remodel can easily bring out the contemporary possibilities in old houses. Take as example this San Francisco home imagined by Dijeau Poage Construction – a home opened to the surroundings and prepared for a modern lifestyle. Inviting natu.. Read More →

Prefabricated House Design in Vienna Embraces Transparency 

Prefabricated House Design in Vienna Embraces Transparency 

Architectural office SoNo arhitekti teamed up with Slovenian manufacturer of low energy and passive prefabricated buildings Lumar to design a home that would suit the needs of a modern family and the visual appeal of the world. Displaying cubic .. Read More →

Luxury Penthouse in Dublin with Bespoke Details

Luxury Penthouse in Dublin with Bespoke Details

Michael Ó Mara Interior Design worked with architects John O’Neil and Associates to completely remove the original penthouse that sat atop this four-story apartment building in Dublin.  The light-filled, luxury penthouse that they then created .. Read More →

Modern City Home Revealing Hidden Design Treasures

Modern City Home Revealing Hidden Design Treasures

Located in Kansas City’s Westside neighborhood, this modern city home is rising thanks to Studio Build. The 1653 Residence has “hidden treasures” embedded in its design. The master bedroom is one of them, alongside the master bathr.. Read More →

Hillside Home Remodel Overlooking the Ocean in Lima, Peru

Hillside Home Remodel Overlooking the Ocean in Lima, Peru

With a privileged location overlooking the ocean and bay of Ancón, a district north of Lima, Peru, this Hillside Home by Architect Adriá Noboa offers unique living perks. The aim of the owners was to rebuild their grandparents’ house (initi.. Read More →

Mountain Rustic Look Tastefully Displayed by Rock Copper Glass Residence in Canada

Mountain Rustic Look Tastefully Displayed by Rock Copper Glass Residence in Canada

Considering the flashy nature and the innovative designs that rustic contemporary houses are commonly displaying, it is not easy to fabricate a home that can showcase a mountain rustic look with just the right touch of contemporary. “Rock Cop.. Read More →

Sensational Gunning Point Villa With Triple-Height Glazed Living Room

Sensational Gunning Point Villa With Triple-Height Glazed Living Room

This contemporary home in Falmouth, MA, United States takes full advantage of its privileged coastline location. The sensational Gunning Point villa with extensive glazing accommodates three bedrooms and is currently listed for sale at $3,475,000. .. Read More →

Smart Roof Extension Boasts Panoramic City Views in Beirut

Smart Roof Extension Boasts Panoramic City Views in Beirut

Brussels practice Notan Office completed a roof extension and water tank project in a crowded urban area of Beirut, Lebanon. The unconventional extension has a total surface of 250 square meters (2,691 square feet). “In Beirut roofs are inha.. Read More →

Sculptural Staircase Anchors Triangular London Home

Sculptural Staircase Anchors Triangular London Home

FORM Design Architecture collaborated with HI-MACS® to architecturally transform Flatiron House, an old and impractical office building in London. Described as “a staircase with rooms,” the result is a modern home built as a pied-à-terre in .. Read More →

Shipping Container Homes: Cargotecture Pros and Cons

Shipping Container Homes: Cargotecture Pros and Cons

Shipping container homes might seem like a New Age option, but purchasing a DIY home isn’t as rare as you might think. In fact, Sears sold entire home kits to would-be homeowners in the early 1900s. Minimalist dwellings of the DIY variety might.. Read More →

Redesigned Eichler Home in California Features Pops of Color

Redesigned Eichler Home in California Features Pops of Color

Located in Sunnyvale, California, this mid-century Eichler home was recently redesigned by Klopf Architecture. The owners entrusted the architect to expand and update the original family residence, while still keeping it “classic”. Some of .. Read More →

Tbilisi Residence in Georgia Showcasing Powerful Character and Style

Tbilisi Residence in Georgia Showcasing Powerful Character and Style

Defined by contemporary elegance, Allexandra Fedorova‘s interior design choices are inspiring and fascinating to observe. In the case of this massive Tbilisi Residence in Georgia, each room comes with its own powerful character. As you ente.. Read More →

Every Day Is a Staycation in This Minimalist Home in Belgium

Every Day Is a Staycation in This Minimalist Home in Belgium

Dutch firm JUMA Architects completed the conversion of a 1976 bungalow in Belgium into a modern villa with a peaceful ambiance. Entitled Project K, the residence features minimalist interiors, with bright finishes and a harmonious design scheme.. Read More →

Contemporary Residence In Switzerland Delivering Majestic Views: Villa Lugano

Contemporary Residence In Switzerland Delivering Majestic Views: Villa Lugano

Designed by Angelo Pozzoli, Villa Lugano in Switzerland is integrated in a hillside landscape, overlooking the lake and the magnificent landscape beyond. The three-level home in reinforced concrete features an array of open spaces, optimizing the c.. Read More →

Cantilevered Home Overlooks the Lake in Quebec

Cantilevered Home Overlooks the Lake in Quebec

Surrounded by woodlands, water, and an overall peaceful setting in Val-des-Monts, Quebec, Canada, this holiday retreat was built on a cliff edge to make the most of the surrounding views. According to Christopher Simmonds Architect, the residence &.. Read More →

Old Police Station Converted Into Industrial-Style Brewery in Argentina

Old Police Station Converted Into Industrial-Style Brewery in Argentina

Guillermo Cacciavillani.Bar Makers completed the development of Captain Central Brewery (CCC), an original bar design in the bohemian neighborhood of Güemes in Córdoba, Argentina. The architects transformed an old police station into a an engagin.. Read More →

Practical and Inspiring Tree-House Granny Flat in Queensland, Australia

Practical and Inspiring Tree-House Granny Flat in Queensland, Australia

With the cost of construction and renovation processes skyrocketing, investing in an affordable low cost second dwelling on your existing house lot is often a clever idea. This 592 square foot home (55sqm) one bedroom granny flat is presented to u.. Read More →

Stylish Home Near Moscow Flaunts Round Architecture

Stylish Home Near Moscow Flaunts Round Architecture

SL Project imagined a home displaying round architecture near Moscow that will make you look closely at all the details. And that’s because the carefully chosen collection of details make for one dreamy home in Russia. The architecture studio.. Read More →

Residence in Norway Embedding Innovative Sustainable Features: ZEB Pilot House

Residence in Norway Embedding Innovative Sustainable Features: ZEB Pilot House

Completed by Snøhetta, in collaboration with ZEB (The Research Center on Zero Emission Buildings) and Optimera, ZEB Pilot House is a innovative architecture project embedding a variety of sustainable solutions. The building in Larvik, Norway has e.. Read More →

Brick Termitary House Shaped by the Extreme Climate of Da Nang, Vietnam

Brick Termitary House Shaped by the Extreme Climate of Da Nang, Vietnam

Built in an extreme climate in Da Nang, Vietnam, the Termitary House by Tropical Space exhibits an intriguing architecture. Brick was used extensively in the overall design, inspired by the termites’ special ability to build their nests in this r.. Read More →

Milan’s Bosco Verticale, Officially The Most Innovative Highrise in the World

Milan’s Bosco Verticale, Officially The Most Innovative Highrise in the World

Deemed as the “most beautiful and innovative highrise in the world”, Bosco Verticale by Boeri Studio is known for bringing 800 trees and 14 thousand plants to the beautiful city of Milan. We featured a post on this green residential project.. Read More →

Optimum Flow of Spaces Exhibited by Mid-Century Modern Home in California

Optimum Flow of Spaces Exhibited by Mid-Century Modern Home in California

Klopf Architecture, Outer Space Landscape Architects, and Flegels Construction updated a classical 1950s original mid-century modern home designed by the late Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice Ellis Jacobs. Klopf Architecture pushed the original desig.. Read More →

An Ice Cream Parlor with a View of the Past

An Ice Cream Parlor with a View of the Past

Located in the town of Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine, this project by Michael Samoriz modernizes an important part of history by incorporating it into everyday life. This historic fortress has been converted into a shopping and entertainment galleria, .. Read More →

Lofty Australian Beach Home Dressed in Pacific Teak

Lofty Australian Beach Home Dressed in Pacific Teak

Conveying a carefully structured mixture of wood and concrete into an inviting Australian beach home, the design team behind this project wonderfully collaborated to compose the perfect background for a fulfilling family life by the beach. Architec.. Read More →

Sister Cabins Frame Sweeping Views of Rocky Mountains, Colorado

Sister Cabins Frame Sweeping Views of Rocky Mountains, Colorado

Renée del Gaudio architects completed the design of a project named Big Cabin | Little Cabin in Fairplay, Colorado. The new pair of cottages are surrounded by a thick forest on one side, opening up to a magical landscape on the other. Large windo.. Read More →

Small 1950’s Building Hiding a Jewel Conversion Within: Le 205 by Atelier Moderno

Small 1950’s Building Hiding a Jewel Conversion Within: Le 205 by Atelier Moderno

A designer, his two sons, and their tireless terrier Winston share a small 1950’s building that stands rather unnoticed among its neighbors in the Mile-Ex district in Montreal, Canada. The robust walls of this former workshop, however, hide a jew.. Read More →

Loft Conversion in Amsterdam Groups Small Houses Inside a House

Loft Conversion in Amsterdam Groups Small Houses Inside a House

Located in an old harbor canteen on Amsterdam’s artificial island KNSM, this interesting House Like Village is a loft conversion designed by Marc Koehler Architects. It is an exemplary home for those who love re-imagined spaces. An eye-catc.. Read More →

User-Friendly for Wheelchairs and Sneakers Alike: Magnolia Mid-Mod House in Seattle

User-Friendly for Wheelchairs and Sneakers Alike: Magnolia Mid-Mod House in Seattle

We were impressed by the openness and elegance of this lovely home designed by Carol Sundstrom of Röm Architecture Studio and architect Karen Braitmayer, Working together to transform Karen’s own home for her family resulted in an outstanding r.. Read More →

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