Architecture

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 →

Dramatic Luxury Home Overlooking the Pacific

Dramatic Luxury Home Overlooking the Pacific

Aiming to connect living spaces with the dramatic ocean vistas surrounding the property, Ezequiel Farca Architects envisioned a luxury home with green walls and floor-to-ceiling-windows. The private residence in the photos below is located in the m.. Read More →

Surprising Geometry Exhibited by Contemporary Holiday Retreat in Spain

Surprising Geometry Exhibited by Contemporary Holiday Retreat in Spain

La Casa de los Vientos was imagined as a contemporary holiday retreat for a four person family, three generations included. “The new project is approached as an answer to the place and the expectations of the users in terms of leisure, comfo.. Read More →

Floating Island in Belgium Drives People to the Waterside

Floating Island in Belgium Drives People to the Waterside

OBBA Architects collaborated with Studio DERTIEN 12 for the design of The Floating Island, an urban installation in the charming town of Bruges, Belgium. By building a twisting pavilion on one of the city canals, the architects tried to blur the li.. Read More →

Modern Design Meets Countryside House in Austria

Modern Design Meets Countryside House in Austria

Set on a gentle slope, this countryside house in Austria is known simply as House D. Hohensinn Architektur imagined a place inspired by old rural buildings that would define the habits of a modern lifestyle. Surrounded by nature, this home enco.. Read More →

Sophistication Defining Recently Renovated Stone House in Switzerland

Sophistication Defining Recently Renovated Stone House in Switzerland

Undergoing a renovation – and a historic one nonetheless – is a task best left to creative professionals, who can envision a new life for an old building that still has so many to offer. This renovated stone house in a historic villag.. Read More →

Dynamic Redesign for Colonial Style House in Westchester, New York

Dynamic Redesign for Colonial Style House in Westchester, New York

Fougeron Architecture completed the redesign of a colonial style house in Westchester, New York, United States. A face-lift was done by changing all the exterior materials and reimagining the position of the windows. The project also included a li.. Read More →

The G12 House Brings Modern Architecture to Idyllic Überlingen

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 visitor.. Read More →

Chalet-Style Residence in California Withstands Harsh Weather

Chalet-Style Residence in California Withstands Harsh Weather

Mork Ulnes Architects completed the design of a contemporary 3,300-square-foot chalet-style residence located in Norden, California. The project, named Troll Hus, aims to capture nature views while maintaining a high level of privacy. “The .. Read More →

This 10-Foot-Wide New Orleans Concept Home Aims to Fix Gentrification

This 10-Foot-Wide New Orleans Concept Home Aims to Fix Gentrification

Like many rapidly gentrifying urban areas, New Orleans is facing a crisis: In a city where lots of people want to live, where do you find space for single-family starter homes? Fortunately, with crisis comes opportunity. Hundreds of unclaimed and.. Read More →

Expressive Brazilian Architecture to Inspire Your Next Home Makeover

Expressive Brazilian Architecture to Inspire Your Next Home Makeover

Designed by Ney Lima Architects in Brasilia – Distrito Federal, Brazil, this 570 square meter home spreads over space as well as time. Emerging from the architecture of the 60s, this home combines contemporary appeal with tradition and openne.. Read More →

Modern Cottage Design Flaunting an Inverted Floor-Plan

Modern Cottage Design Flaunting an Inverted Floor-Plan

Modern cottage design can make you rethink your perspective on solitude. This modern family cottage with dark framed windows captures expansive views of the forest around. Built on a steep cliff’s edge, the Val-des-Monts Cottage in the Gat.. Read More →

Contemporary House Built to Integrate With Natural Landscape in India

Contemporary House Built to Integrate With Natural Landscape in India

Architecture BRIO completed the design of Riparian House, a contemporary residence located in Maharashtra, India. The dwelling is placed near the foothills of the famous Ghats riverfront steps and overlooks River Ganges. “The top of a v.. Read More →

Refurbished Moscow Home Revives Vintage Artifacts

Refurbished Moscow Home Revives Vintage Artifacts

Russian studio Oleg Klodt Architecture & Design restored an old house in the Rublevka suburb of Moscow, Russia. The three-story residence now features generous living areas, floor-to-ceiling windows, plenty of designer furniture and a spa wit.. Read More →

Prefabricated House in Mexico Inspired by Love for the Outdoors

Prefabricated House in Mexico Inspired by Love for the Outdoors

The Mexican architectural firm SOA Soler Orozco Arquitectos designed the unconventional Casa Molina residence. This prefabricated house in Mexico offers a total living area of 1722 square feet (approximately 160 square meters). A contemporary p.. Read More →

Industrial Apartment in Zurich Gets a Fresh, Contemporary Update

Industrial Apartment in Zurich Gets a Fresh, Contemporary Update

Architect Daniele Claudio Taddei took on the challenge of “bringing into this century” a 1980’s industrial apartment located in Zurich. With various changes implemented throughout, the industrial-style residence now unveils a f.. Read More →

Breathtaking Views in Budapest Remodel

Breathtaking Views in Budapest Remodel

This remodeled apartment sits in a prime location, right in the heart of Budapest. This vantage point offers stellar views of the city, including the historic and beautiful Parliament building, while the terrace has a calming view of the nearby ri.. Read More →

Meandering Through Old Pine Trees: Spectacular Sohlbergplassen Viewpoint in Norway

Meandering Through Old Pine Trees: Spectacular Sohlbergplassen Viewpoint in Norway

There is something particularly appealing about high places and their ability to reveal a general perspective on things. The Sohlbergplassen Viewpoint was designed by Carl-Viggo Hølmebakk and allows visitors to enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view.. Read More →

A Community-Centric Apartment Complex on the Staten Island Waterfront

A Community-Centric Apartment Complex on the Staten Island Waterfront

With Ironstate Development Company’s Urby Staten Island project, “they had to go big or go home,” according to a local resident quoted in the New York Times.  This community-centric apartment complex feels like part of a grand plan with its .. Read More →

Contemporary Forest Retreat Faces Both Sunrise and Sunset

Contemporary Forest Retreat Faces Both Sunrise and Sunset

The Lantern Ridge House sits atop a small wooded hill in Kerhonkson, New York. From its hilltop seat, it’s windowed walls face both sunrise and sunset. The creative team at Studio MM was challenged to design a contemporary forest retreat.. Read More →

Flexible Family Home in Moscow Unveiling Original Design Ideas

Flexible Family Home in Moscow Unveiling Original Design Ideas

Welcome to a highly flexible family home in Moscow that displays plenty of original design elements! Envisioned by Ruetemple, the Bagritsky project in Moscow, Russia is a 80 square-meter dwelling envisioned for a couple and their two children. The .. Read More →

Modern Ranch in California Promotes Sustainable Farming

Modern Ranch in California Promotes Sustainable Farming

Hupomone Ranch is an original homestead located in the Chileno Valley, just three miles west of downtown Petaluma in California, USA. The ranch had been empty for over 30 years and the owners, a young family with three children, wanted to build a.. Read More →

Perfect Place for the Summer: Cristal House near Lima, Peru

Perfect Place for the Summer: Cristal House near Lima, Peru

Enhancing the feeling of belonging to a place where the sky joins the sea, the residential project captured below in pictures, was designed by Gómez De La Torre & Guerrero as a tranquil summer retreat for the body, mind and soul. Symbolically .. Read More →

Sustainable Northern Rivers Beach House in Australia Displaying a Surprising Form

Sustainable Northern Rivers Beach House in Australia Displaying a Surprising Form

Refresh * Architecture completed Northern Rivers Beach House, a modern residence located in South Golden Beach, Australia. According to the architects, this project is part of a dual-occupancy development. Built in a flood-prone area, the house rec.. Read More →

Taylor Swift Is a Secret House Flipper. Check Out Her Mid-Century Modern Listing

Taylor Swift Is a Secret House Flipper. Check Out Her Mid-Century Modern Listing

Taylor Swift may be vocal about her love life in her music, but she keeps things quiet when it comes to house flipping. She’s been buying and selling Beverly Hills homes since 2011. According to the Los Angeles Times, she sold that house off-.. Read More →

Contemporary Family-Friendly Living Solution in Slovakia

Contemporary Family-Friendly Living Solution in Slovakia

A modern family house resting in a quiet residential area is many people’s dream. Slovakia is today’s virtual design destination. Located in the village of Kyncelova near Banská Bystrica on a 11,500 square feet lot, this modern family house kn.. Read More →

Private Contemporary Home in Mexico Balancing Seclusion and Openness 

Private Contemporary Home in Mexico Balancing Seclusion and Openness 

Imagine coming home at dusk to this marvelous contemporary home! With an illuminated facade composed of sleek design lines, this 7,168 square feet villa in Hermosillo, Mexico, is a private home holding great inspiration. Designed by Imativa Arq.. Read More →

Fresh Beach House Merging Classic and Contemporary Details

Fresh Beach House Merging Classic and Contemporary Details

This classic beach house in California was envisioned by Jackson Design and Remodeling for a well-traveled young couple who fell in love with the incredible views.  They decided to make an old seaside home their own and completely transform the or.. Read More →

Enchanting Alpine Chalet Re-Design Started From the Kitchen

Enchanting Alpine Chalet Re-Design Started From the Kitchen

Renovating a 1980s alpine chalet took interior designer Robert Bailey on a design ride he didn’t expect. Located in Whistler, Canada, the alpine chalet’s redesign started small, but grew exponentially. The owner’s desire to tu.. Read More →

San Francisco Cottage Transforms Into Modern Dwelling

San Francisco Cottage Transforms Into Modern Dwelling

A research scientist with an eye for detail approached Studio VARA to transform a 1908 cottage in San Francisco’s Noe Valley into a modern dwelling. According to the architects, the result is a quiet house of 3,500 square feet with two distin.. Read More →

Asymmetrical Pitched Roof Defining Minimalist Family Home near Munich

Asymmetrical Pitched Roof Defining Minimalist Family Home near Munich

Displaying a minimalist design character, this family home on the outskirts of Munich, Germany is a contemporary approach to the dwellings one can find in the neighborhood: ” The building follows line of the houses in the street and thus cont.. Read More →

Unique Home Looks Like a Dragon Emerging From Cliffside

Unique Home Looks Like a Dragon Emerging From Cliffside

GilBartolome Architects created this contemporary residence on an extremely challenging plot in Granada, Spain overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. The aptly named, House on the Cliff, is literally built into the hillside with a 42-degree incline. I.. Read More →

Remote Mountain View House Overlooking the Austrian Alps

Remote Mountain View House Overlooking the Austrian Alps

Designed and implemented by Slovenian firm SoNo arhitekti, the Mountain View House is a private residence overlooking the Austrian Alps. Located close to the famous skiing region of Kitzbuehel, the hillside retreat was meant to follow the lines of .. Read More →

Victorian Terrace House in London Gets Fresh Redesign

Victorian Terrace House in London Gets Fresh Redesign

Scenario Architecture creatively redesigned a Victorian terrace house located in London, United Kingdom. The residence, named Canfield Gardens, was planned according to the living needs of a small family. After studying the clients’ livin.. Read More →

Hong Kong Warehouse Converted to Creative Office Space

Hong Kong Warehouse Converted to Creative Office Space

The team at LAAB Architects took on the challenge of converting a warehouse in an industrial high-rise in Hong Kong into creative office space for the employees of 9GAG, an online platform for humorous user-generated content. “Inspired by.. Read More →

‘The Sisters’ Architecture Project in Canada Combines Old and New

‘The Sisters’ Architecture Project in Canada Combines Old and New

Canada-based Anik Péloquin architecte took the challenge of upgrading a small house on a secluded lakeside lot in La Malbaie, in the province of Quebec. Because it would have been very expensive to renovate the house, the architect decided to o.. Read More →

Glass House in Germany Is the Ultimate Modern Retreat

Glass House in Germany Is the Ultimate Modern Retreat

Completed by Paul de Ruiter Architects, Villa K is a striking modern residence in Thuringia, Germany. The project, built using glass, steel and concrete, employed a series of sustainable principles. “The entrance, technical areas, pantry.. Read More →

Small Floating House in Norway Maximizes Lake Views

Small Floating House in Norway Maximizes Lake Views

Feste Landscape / Architecture completed the design and implementation of a small floating house on Lake Nisser in Telemark, Norway. The cabin’s total living area is 26 square meters (280 square feet) and is developed on stilts, due to local.. Read More →

Edwardian Extension Gets a Bold Look

Edwardian Extension Gets a Bold Look

Poly Studio completed this home extension on an Edwardian weatherboard house in Melbourne, Australia. Located in the suburb of Balaclava, the house inhabits a corner lot, giving it multiple front angles and first impressions from the street. The .. Read More →

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