Architecture

Modern Salt and Pepper House in D.C. Sprinkled with Color

Modern Salt and Pepper House in D.C. Sprinkled with Color

KUBE Architecture recently completed the design of Salt and Pepper House, a lively family residence in Washington, D.C.. In the planning stage, the architects stumbled across some interesting details, which led to the original development of their.. Read More →

Modern Family Home With Canadian River Panoramas

Modern Family Home With Canadian River Panoramas

Defined by simplicity and a powerful connection to its green surroundings, the Dunrobin Shore modern family home was envisioned by Christopher Simmonds Architect as being a personal oasis near a crowded urban fabric. A unique custom home design.. Read More →

Fascinating Origami House with Architectural Comfort Pockets

Fascinating Origami House with Architectural Comfort Pockets

Architect Yoshiaki Tanaka of TSC Architects used 146 square meters of indoor space to create a home that responds to its owner’s needs. At the same time, the Origami House in Japan’s Mie prefecture is also imagined to withstand wind pressure an.. Read More →

Step Inside this Sophisticated Attic Home

Step Inside this Sophisticated Attic Home

This attic home is located in Stockholm, Sweden. Designed and built by Scandinavian Homes, the layout of this home is somehow simultaneously cozy and grand; the 163 square meter home has high reaching ceilings — coming in at almost 4 meters tal.. Read More →

8 Shipping Containers Help Design Sustainable Home in Ecuador

8 Shipping Containers Help Design Sustainable Home in Ecuador

The mind-staggering RDP House is the result of a collaborative effort between architects Daniel Moreno Flores & Sebastian Calero. Located in Pichincha, Ecuador, the dwelling was constructed using eight shipping containers. The owner’s pa.. Read More →

Breathtaking Perspectives: 367 House Overlooking Cordoba, Argentina

Breathtaking Perspectives: 367 House Overlooking Cordoba, Argentina

Located in the city of Mendiolaza and overlooking Cordoba in Argentina, 367 House by architect Mateo Ponce de León offers breathtaking perspectives. The L-shaped residence (photographed by Gonzalo Viramonte) is composed of two juxtaposed prisms: &.. Read More →

Tiny Modern Cabin in Norway Serves Up Style on the Rocks

Tiny Modern Cabin in Norway Serves Up Style on the Rocks

This tiny modern cabin by Lund Hagem Architects was built among large rocks and dense vegetation in Sandefjord, Norway. The 322-square-foot retreat, an extension of an existing home on the site, replaces two old sheds. The stepped, ramped ro.. Read More →

Simple Geometry Shines in Modern Seattle Home

Simple Geometry Shines in Modern Seattle Home

Floisand Studio designed the Teh House, a private residence in Seattle, Washington. As laid out in the pictures following, the exterior of the building displays a simple geometry — two stacked rectangular volumes in a bold black and white. The .. Read More →

Colorful Home in Australia is Part Modern, Part Rustic

Colorful Home in Australia is Part Modern, Part Rustic

Part modern, part rustic, this colorful home in Melbourne, Australia is our dose of inspiration for the day. Envisioned by Austin Maynard Architects, Alfred House is an addition and reconfiguration of an existing two-story building, with two bed.. Read More →

Family Home in California With Outstanding Kitchen Design

Family Home in California With Outstanding Kitchen Design

What is most striking about this contemporary family home is the kitchen design. It focuses all the attention on the need for natural light and aired spaces. Imagined by John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects, the home sheltering this inspiring kit.. Read More →

Tuscan Style Home in Oklahoma Exhibits Classic Artifacts

Tuscan Style Home in Oklahoma Exhibits Classic Artifacts

Designer Brent Gibson collaborated with Christopher Lee & Company Fine Homes in developing this Tuscan-style home in Nichols Hills, Oklahoma, USA. With imported materials from Italy, Mexico, and Spain, the residence was custom built to complim.. Read More →

Surprising Bridge House in Thailand Accommodating a Two-Generation Family

Surprising Bridge House in Thailand Accommodating a Two-Generation Family

Junsekino Architect And Design completed the development of Bridge House, a contemporary family home in Bangkok, Thailand. This unconventional residence was the perfect solution for a two-generation family to live collectively, but still enjoy thei.. Read More →

Large Decks and Spectacular Views: McLaren House in New Zealand

Large Decks and Spectacular Views: McLaren House in New Zealand

This two-storey private residence designed by ArcHaus Architects in Auckland, New Zealand was especially planned for a couple who often receives visits from their extended family. Thus, it is divided into a front part containing all the spaces that.. Read More →

Ingeniously Planned Two-Family Residence in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan

Ingeniously Planned Two-Family Residence in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan

This family residence planned and implemented by I.R.A. is composed of a one-story house accommodating an elder family and a two-story house for a younger family. In between, the architects built a Japanese style room with a terrace. The roofs of b.. Read More →

Home Theater Offers Cozy Comfort in Russia

Home Theater Offers Cozy Comfort in Russia

The creative team behind Artinstall sent us photos of a home theater project they recently completed in Novosibirsk, Russia. The 326-square-foot room is on the ground floor of a 10,760-square-foot private residence. Since the house was a min.. Read More →

Original Eichler House in California Gets an Inspiring Upgrade: Appleberry Drive Residence

Original Eichler House in California Gets an Inspiring Upgrade: Appleberry Drive Residence

Appleberry Drive Residence in Marinwood, California is an original Eichler house, recently upgraded by Building Lab. Despite its powerful character, the building lacked a real connection to the outdoors: “As can be said of most eichlers, thi.. Read More →

Salvaged Wood Finds New Life in Live/Work Row House

Salvaged Wood Finds New Life in Live/Work Row House

The Grand Trunk in Montreal, Canada, is MARK + VIVI‘s latest project. Located in the transitioning neighborhood of Pointe-Saint-Charles, the newly renovated 1,100-square-foot house serves as both residence and work studio for designers Mark.. Read More →

Historic Spanish Bar’s Return to Former Glory

Historic Spanish Bar’s Return to Former Glory

The Bar Virgen Del Carmen in Santa Pola, Spain, dates all the way back to 1860. What started as a repair to the filtration system quickly turned into a full building rehabilitation by Estudio Arn Arquitectos. When work began it was discovered that.. Read More →

Massive “Sky Pool” in London Seemingly Floats 10 Stories Above the Ground

Massive “Sky Pool” in London Seemingly Floats 10 Stories Above the Ground

Soon to bridge across two ten-floor buildings in London, the Sky Pool by Ballymore is one of the major highlights of the Embassy Gardens development. This see-through swimming pool will be 115 feet off the ground, and its dimensions of 90 feet long.. Read More →

Contemporary Architecture Diluted in a Bucolic Landscape: ME House

Contemporary Architecture Diluted in a Bucolic Landscape: ME House

Otta Albernaz Arquitetura completed ME House, a 360 square-meter residence located Jambeiro, São Paulo, Brasil. The modern project is described as almost diluted in its landscape, with private and discreet facades gradually unveiling vibrant inter.. Read More →

Contemporary ‘Black Box’ Home Extension in Montreal

Contemporary ‘Black Box’ Home Extension in Montreal

Natalie Dionne Architecture completed BLACK BOX II, an architecture addition for a residence in Montreal, Canada. Conceived as a jewelry box, the extension is covered with large plates of black fiber cement, with a perforated motif for the loggia,.. Read More →

English Farm Cottage Gets Inspiring Modern Addition

English Farm Cottage Gets Inspiring Modern Addition

Adam Knibb Architects completed the design of The Beckett House, a private residence located in Crawley, England. The project is a remodel and extension of a charming farm cottage — to take an old farmhouse and bring it to life for the current.. Read More →

Cozy Summer House Merges Scandinavian and Belarusian Design

Cozy Summer House Merges Scandinavian and Belarusian Design

Minsk-based Zrobym Architects completed the design of a summer house in the village of Raubichi, Belarus. The 731 square-foot wooden cabin was envisioned as a cozy retreat for the client’s mother. “Trying to execute all the wishes of .. Read More →

Minimalist House Design in Gray and White: Residence V02

Minimalist House Design in Gray and White: Residence V02

This minimalist house design is the result of a collaboration between architect Julio Vila Cortell and Viraje Arquitectura. Oficially entitled House V02, the project is located in  in Valencia, Spain and displays an imposing silhouette. A clean an.. Read More →

Family Home Extension in Edinburgh Features Glass Walls

Family Home Extension in Edinburgh Features Glass Walls

This small semi-detached single-level house in Edinburgh, Scotland was recently renovated by David Blaikie Architects. The 731-square-foot home did not provide enough space, so the focus of the expansion was to increase the size of the living room .. Read More →

Interactive Exterior Slats Transform a Slovenian Kindergarten Classroom

Interactive Exterior Slats Transform a Slovenian Kindergarten Classroom

In 2010, Jure Kotnik Architecture modified a 1980s kindergarten classroom in Ljublijana, Slovenia to add a colorful and interactive facade. The project transformed three of the exterior walls of the building with brightly painted wood slats (all.. 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 →

Exclusive Resort Celebrates Indoor-Outdoor Living in Thailand

Exclusive Resort Celebrates Indoor-Outdoor Living in Thailand

Malouna Villas by Sicart & Smith Architects is an exclusive resort on the north coast of Koh Samui island in Bang Po, Thailand. Set on a quiet part of beautiful Laem Noi Beach, the project boasts 147 feet of pristine beach frontage and views .. Read More →

Explore the Enchanting Aman Canal Grande Hotel in Venice

Explore the Enchanting Aman Canal Grande Hotel in Venice

When in Venice, you might want to stay at or admire the fabulous Aman Canal Grande Hotel. Italy’s romantic city on water houses some spectacular buildings, so you never know what might surprise you behind the next corner. Occupying one of U.. Read More →

Stunning Beverly Hills House Designed by DJ Avicii’s House Architects

Stunning Beverly Hills House Designed by DJ Avicii’s House Architects

The same studio that imagined DJ Avicii’s house in Hollywood Hills also designed this heavenly Beverly Hills House. With a carefully manicured lawn surrounding an inviting pool in the back garden, the modern house in Beverly Hills draws in .. Read More →

Unexpected Filigree Of Colors Adorning The Redaction House in Wisconsin, USA

Unexpected Filigree Of Colors Adorning The Redaction House in Wisconsin, USA

The Redaction House by Johnsen Schmaling Architects can be described as a wooden box resting on a stepped brick podium. Eye-catching due to its original silhouette and exterior finishes, the dwelling was especially developed for a textile artist an.. Read More →

Modern Penthouse Addition Tops San Francisco Flat

Modern Penthouse Addition Tops San Francisco Flat

This creative, 1,620-square-foot home was completed by Mork Ulnes Architects in San Francisco. Constrained by zoning requirements and a tight budget, the architects needed to think outside the box when planning the renovation. The project, 20th.. Read More →

Transitional Home Showcases Innovative Materials, Methods

Transitional Home Showcases Innovative Materials, Methods

This contemporary residence in Kansas City, Mo., was built by Hufft Projects to showcase the studio’s work and test prototypes. Covering 3,000 square feet, the Showhouse features an array of innovative materials and finishes inside and .. Read More →

Discreet Blend of Old and New Defining “House 3” in Melbourne, Australia

Discreet Blend of Old and New Defining “House 3” in Melbourne, Australia

House 3 by Coy Yiontis Architects consists of a renovation and extension of an existing two-level home on a site in Melbourne, Australia. According to the project developers, the strategy was to “divide the house into two discreet buildings, .. Read More →

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

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.. Read More →

Mirroring Brownstones: A Contemporary Reinterpretation in South London Neighborhood

Mirroring Brownstones: A Contemporary Reinterpretation in South London Neighborhood

Knox Bhavan Architects designed London Brownstones, a project conceived from a pair of sandstone residences to reflect the early 20th-century houses lining this south London neighborhood. The pair of homes mirror each other to tie the project toge.. Read More →

Delicate Rustic Touches Exhibited by Captivating EPV House in Vietnam

Delicate Rustic Touches Exhibited by Captivating EPV House in Vietnam

Located in Ecopark Green Urban Area, Vietnam, EPV House by AHL Architects & Associates surprises due to its delicate rustic design. The clients’ brief requested a peaceful week-end retreat where they could rest, relax and enjoy their free.. Read More →

Visually Striking Applecross House Showcasing Large Roof and Balcony Overhangs

Visually Striking Applecross House Showcasing Large Roof and Balcony Overhangs

Applecross House by Brian Burke Homes is an original looking two-level residence located in Perth, Australia, close to the Canning River foreshore. The aim of the architects was to maintain the essence of a traditional home, while planning an uncon.. Read More →

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