Architecture

Impressive Family Dwelling by the Sea in Castellón, Spain

Impressive Family Dwelling by the Sea in Castellón, Spain

Situated opposite to a golf course in Castellón, Spain, this single family dwelling boasts great views and surprisingly, a high level of privacy. Valencia-based Sanahuja and Partners (unfortunately, the company does not have an official website w.. Read More →

Sustainable Family Dream Crib: The Tiny House by Jessica Helgerson

Sustainable Family Dream Crib: The Tiny House by Jessica Helgerson

This Tiny House is where designer Jessica Helgerson and her family have been living for the last several years. It sits on a five-acre property on Sauvie Island, an agricultural island on the Columbia River 15 minutes north of Portland, Oregon, USA.. Read More →

Open Plan Leads to Large Veranda in Bright House in Australia

Open Plan Leads to Large Veranda in Bright House in Australia

Located in Victoria, Australia, the Somers House One by Adrian Bonomi Architect is described by the architect as a “compact, living and breathing house.” Its exterior blends natural materials such as timber cladding, plywood and ced.. Read More →

1950s São Paulo Penthouse Gets an Original Upgrade

1950s São Paulo Penthouse Gets an Original Upgrade

Brasil based Estúdio Paralelo completed the restoration of a 1950s São Paulo penthouse and revamped it for the needs of contemporary city living. The space has a total surface of 150 square meters (1615 square feet) and also displays an unconvent.. Read More →

Modern Home in Australia Encouraging Family Interaction: Miami Hill Residence

Modern Home in Australia Encouraging Family Interaction: Miami Hill Residence

Miami Hill Residence is a modern family home envisioned and implemented by BDA Architecture on a sloping site at Brakes Crescent, on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. This new construction is a bold addition to the hillside landscape, accord.. Read More →

Complex Music Studio in Canada Triggers Artistic Inspiration

Complex Music Studio in Canada Triggers Artistic Inspiration

Newsam Construction and MXMA Architecture & Design recently announced the rebirth of “La Hacienda Creative,” a music studio in Montreal, Canada. The designers succeeded in paying homage to the center’s historic past while en.. Read More →

Modern Architecture Meets Indian Design on Houston’s Lakeshore

Did you ever dream of owning a unique lakeshore home? If not, be prepared to lay your head down every night and dream about this spectacular home: the Lakeshore Residence, designed by Miró Rivera Architects. It’s true that both the location .. Read More →

Contemporary Holiday Escape in Portugal: House of Four Houses by PROD

Contemporary Holiday Escape in Portugal: House of Four Houses by PROD

Located in Penafiel, Portugal, House of Four Houses was envisioned by PROD for a small family. Each of the four persons living here is represented by an individual volume. According to the architects, “three of the volumes are orthogonally or.. Read More →

Contemporary Family Home Integrating a Vintage Car Train: Platform House in Japan

Contemporary Family Home Integrating a Vintage Car Train: Platform House in Japan

Platform House is a creative residential project completed by Japanese architect Takanobu Kishimoto in Takasago City. According to the project developers, this car train in the images below has been on the site for years. Despite the initial plans .. Read More →

Clever Semi-Detached House With Elongated Volumes in Singapore

Clever Semi-Detached House With Elongated Volumes in Singapore

Challenged to design a semi-detached house in Singapore, the creative team at Aamer Architects opted for an unconventional solution. “As a typology, the semi-detached house is often perceived as a Siamese twin, reluctantly conjoined to its s.. Read More →

Playful Coffee Shop Draws Parents in Poland

Playful Coffee Shop Draws Parents in Poland

Bringing a great concept to reality, the interior designers at 28 Form have created a coffee shop for parents with children. The unconventional gathering space in Wroclaw, Poland, displays a playful design scheme throughout. As you enter, you are.. 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 →

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 →

Hillside Retreat in Brazil Opens to the Ocean

Hillside Retreat in Brazil Opens to the Ocean

Developed for a couple with three young children, Casa Delta by Bernardes Architects is a contemporary weekend home in Guaruja, Brazil, just outside São Paulo. The imposing 10,760-square-foot house sits on a steep hillside in an Atlantic For.. 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 →

Tiny Homes: What’s the Real Deal?

Tiny Homes: What’s the Real Deal?

When it comes to building homes, size matters. And while others might subscribe to the idea that bigger is better, tiny houses are making a huge impact on the housing market. From tiny house buying TV shows to builders specializing in tiny homes, ext.. Read More →

Mirador House Perched Above A Steep Cliff in Tunquén, Chile

Mirador House Perched Above A Steep Cliff in Tunquén, Chile

Perched above a steep cliff in Tunquén, Chile, the Mirador House by Gubbins Arquitectos offers the family living here daily encounters with majestic rocks, the sea and the seagulls: “We imagined the house project Mirador, elevated from the.. Read More →

When Strict Regulations Are a Blessing in Disguise: Komai Residence

When Strict Regulations Are a Blessing in Disguise: Komai Residence

Before this spectacularly triangular home rose on a corner property in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia, USA, the cramped lot offered dog owners a place to walk their pets. Robert M. Gurney Architect was asked to imagine a fabulous .. Read More →

Step Inside this Luxurious Notting Hill Home

Step Inside this Luxurious Notting Hill Home

Located in the posh Notting Hill neighborhood in London, the concept of this recently renovated single family home is a nod to a modern mews house. Designed by Guy Stansfeld Architects, this 3,500 square foot home was recently refinished by Maddux .. Read More →

Thoughtfully Detailed Three-Storey Residence in Seaside, Florida

Thoughtfully Detailed Three-Storey Residence in Seaside, Florida

This three-storey residence located in Seaside, Florida was conceived by NYC architect Alexander Gorlin to be his personal haven. Similar to Corbusier’s rebellions, Gorlin’s iconic gesture is an ongoing comment about the emptiness of blindly mi.. Read More →

Family Home in Slovakia Paying Tribute to Comfortable Modern Living: Villa M

Family Home in Slovakia Paying Tribute to Comfortable Modern Living: Villa M

The architects at Atrium transformed an existing building on a harsh terrain into a contemporary residence able to respond to the growing needs of a family in Kosice, Slovakia. Villa M is structured on three levels and displays a powerful modern g.. Read More →

Historic Convent Transformed Into Spectacular City Hall in Quebec, Canada

Historic Convent Transformed Into Spectacular City Hall in Quebec, Canada

The redesign of this historic convent (initially built in 1881) as the city hall and municipal offices re-establishes its presence at the center of community life. The project- repurposed by Affleck de la Riva Architects in Quebec, Canada- creates.. Read More →

Take a Look Inside Ben Affleck’s Plantation House Full of Southern Charm Before It Sells

Take a Look Inside Ben Affleck’s Plantation House Full of Southern Charm Before It Sells

Ben Affleck is selling his gorgeous southern antebellum Greek-revival Georgia plantation for $8.9 million through Engel & Volkers. It’s nicknamed “The Big House” and here’s why: It’s situated on 87 acres on Hampton .. Read More →

Chicago Brownstone Gets a Thoroughly Modern Update

Chicago Brownstone Gets a Thoroughly Modern Update

Located in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood, this beautifully renovated brownstone updated by Hufft Projects seamlessly merges old and new. The facade of the 5,100-square-foot Webster House preserves the original detailing of the historic b.. Read More →

Modern Home With Large Entertainment Areas and Ocean Views: Pearl Bay Residence

Modern Home With Large Entertainment Areas and Ocean Views: Pearl Bay Residence

Gavin Maddock Design Studio completed the development of Pearl Bay Residence, an impressive retreat located 90kms north of Cape Town, South Africa and bordered by a nature reserve adjoining the ocean. A modern signature within the budget and Medite.. Read More →

First Carbon-Positive Prefab House Produces More Energy Than It Consumes

First Carbon-Positive Prefab House Produces More Energy Than It Consumes

Characterized by Australian modular building expert ArchiBlox as the world’s first carbon-positive prefab living unit, the Archi+Carbon Positive House is designed to be self-sustainable. According to the project developers, the new project &#.. Read More →

Cultural Space Atop Industrial Complex in Hong Kong: WING

Cultural Space Atop Industrial Complex in Hong Kong: WING

Completed in Hong Kong by Laboratory for Explorative Architecture & Design, this project captured our undivided attention. WING is a 2,540-square-foot venue created to celebrate the next up-and-coming cultural hub on the island, the Chai Wan ne.. Read More →

Isolated Chilean Home Offers Stunning Seaside Views

Isolated Chilean Home Offers Stunning Seaside Views

Getting stranded on a deserted island may seem much more appealing after exploring this seaside three-bedroom, two-bathroom, open-concept home designed by the architects at WHALE! Architecture in the Valparaíso region of Chile. This 1,938-squar.. Read More →

Renovated London Penthouse Exudes “New York Loft” Feel

Renovated London Penthouse Exudes “New York Loft” Feel

Set in an old exchange building in Shoreditch, London, the latest Callender Howorth project involved the complete renovation of a spacious penthouse apartment. The owner’s brief requested a home that would feel like a New York loft; and so .. Read More →

1947 Home in Germany Gets a Contemporary Update

1947 Home in Germany Gets a Contemporary Update

Place of Peace, a 1947 single-family home in Mühlheim, Germany, was redesigned by ONE!CONTACT. The 3,000-square-foot house offers forest views and contemporary architectural features while maintaining a quintessential traditional appeal. The lav.. Read More →

Bright Orange Staircase as Focal Point for Casa Blanca Residence in Peru

Bright Orange Staircase as Focal Point for Casa Blanca Residence in Peru

A massive white block excavated to make room for living spaces is seemingly the concept for Casa Blanca Residence in Lima, Peru. Envisioned and implemented by Architect Martin Dulanto Sangalli, the modern home offers an optimized indoor-outdoor con.. 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 →

Dark Walls, Wood Make For a Warm, Cozy Apartment in Sweden

Dark Walls, Wood Make For a Warm, Cozy Apartment in Sweden

Discovered by Freshome on real estate broker Alvhem‘s website, this 721-square-foot apartment in Gothenburg, Sweden, features two rooms, an exquisite chef’s kitchen and access to the garden. As you step inside, you are greeted by a sma.. 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 →

Interior Is Anything But Rustic in This Barn-Like Home in Slovakia

Interior Is Anything But Rustic in This Barn-Like Home in Slovakia

Martin Boles Architect completed the design of DomT House, built for a family with two small children in Stará Ľubovňa, Slovakia. The 1,500-square-foot home is on the lot where one of the clients’ parents grew up. The house’s pitc.. Read More →

Cape Town House Encapsulating Panoramic Sea and Mountain Views

Cape Town House Encapsulating Panoramic Sea and Mountain Views

SAOTA collaborated with interior designer Debra Parkington to develop a Cape Town house in South Africa. According to the architects, the site is excellently positioned on the mountain ridge below Lions Head with views of Robben Island to the North.. Read More →

High Tech Meets High Style in This Unique Home in Germany

High Tech Meets High Style in This Unique Home in Germany

“Life in a high-tech format” was the concept behind this unique home in Germany, built by an engineer in the fields where he once played as a child. Convinced by architect Harald Eppler of Eppler + Bühler, the owner opted for a tim.. Read More →

Modern Villa Captures Sea Views in Koh Samui, Thailand

Modern Villa Captures Sea Views in Koh Samui, Thailand

Sicart & Smith Architects is an international boutique design firm in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Led by Franck Sicart and Julien Smith, two French architects, the company develops modern and tropical designs. The concept of 180 Samui started wi.. Read More →

Complex Living Program Concentrated on Narrow Lot: Single Family House in Switzerland

Complex Living Program Concentrated on Narrow Lot: Single Family House in Switzerland

The Single Family House project by Christian von Düring architecte sought to concentrate a large family living program within a small plot of land in Tannay, Switzerland: “The solution proposes two volumes on the ground floor, respectively a.. Read More →

Stylish and Sustainable Family Residence in Wyoming: Jackson Hole Prefab

Stylish and Sustainable Family Residence in Wyoming: Jackson Hole Prefab

One of the custom prefabricated modules built by Method Homes, Jackson Hole Prefab is a contemporary family home located in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA. The residence was designed by Chris Pardo Design: Elemental Architecture and has a total surface.. Read More →

Seasonal Beach Residence Centered on Family

Seasonal Beach Residence Centered on Family

S House by Romo Arquitectos was especially envisioned as a seasonal family beach house and is located within the Club Las Palmas, south of Lima, Peru. The solution provided by the architects is highly functional, offering much space without comprom.. Read More →

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

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 buil.. 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 →

Modern Hawaiian House Infused With Cultural Heritage

Modern Hawaiian House Infused With Cultural Heritage

Designed by Kari Demond of Austin-based KLM Interiors, this modern Hawaiian house we’re about to dive into was imagined as cradling an inspiring lifestyle. Expansive ocean views create a direct connection to the coastal landscape, reflecte.. Read More →

Historic Church in London Transformed Into Contemporary Home by Gianna Camilotti Interiors

Historic Church in London Transformed Into Contemporary Home by Gianna Camilotti Interiors

Architectural bureau Gianna Camilotti Interiors converted a historic church into a massive contemporary home in London, UK. The architecture team kept the original heritage features of the Victorian-style building with red brick facade. Inside, the.. Read More →

Office Space in Amsterdam Converted Into Industrial-Style Family Home

Office Space in Amsterdam Converted Into Industrial-Style Family Home

Design studio TANK transformed a conventional office space in Amsterdam, Netherlands, into a complete family home. Salvaging most of the materials found on site, the designers creatively incorporated them in the livings spaces throughout the apar.. Read More →

‘Spaghetti Lamps’ Spice Up Italian Trattoria in Ukraine

‘Spaghetti Lamps’ Spice Up Italian Trattoria in Ukraine

This dynamic restaurant, inspired by a classic Italian trattoria, opened recently in a shopping center in Lviv, Ukraine. Completed by YOD Design Studio, Tartufo Trattoria invites guests to relax and enjoy a taste of authentic Italian fare. ̶.. Read More →

Home in Canada Offers Both Social Spaces and Room to Retreat

Home in Canada Offers Both Social Spaces and Room to Retreat

Recently updated for a multi-generational family, this contemporary two-story home is in Calgary, Alberta. DOODL (Design Office of Deana Lewis) combines modern and traditional materials for a welcoming look and feel. “This residence was de.. Read More →

Relax Like a Celebrity in this Zuma Beach Getaway

Relax Like a Celebrity in this Zuma Beach Getaway

This three-bedroom European villa in Malibu’s coveted Zuma Beach does not have the gilded look you would expect from a celebrity home, although it was owned by Victoria Secret model Tatjana Patitz.  Its more subtle refinery is in a million t.. Read More →

Modern Patio House in Brazil Is a Study in Contrasts

Modern Patio House in Brazil Is a Study in Contrasts

Architect Leo Romano completed the design of Patio House in Goiania, Brazil. From the street, the daily lives of the residents are concealed by two stacked volumes: a yellow one underneath and a white cantilevered rectangular box on top. The U-s.. Read More →

Surprising Modern Deronda Residence Located Just Below the Hollywood Sign

Surprising Modern Deronda Residence Located Just Below the Hollywood Sign

Deronda Residence is an imposing family home located near the apex of Beachwood Canyon, in the Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles, California. According to the architects at Space International, the project is originally composed of two main volumes, .. Read More →

Unusual Recording Studio Design in Seoul Dressed in Brick

Unusual Recording Studio Design in Seoul Dressed in Brick

This modern recording studio design impresses with an unusual facade free from windows. Within a geometric architectural language, the recording studio unveils simplicity and an inspiring play of opaque and semi-transparency. Imposing a modern to.. Read More →

Floating Home on England’s River Thames, Surrounded by Landscaped Gardens

Floating Home on England’s River Thames, Surrounded by Landscaped Gardens

Situated on the shores of England’s River Thames, close to the Hampton Court Palace, this floating home completed by MAA Architects sits on a beautiful one-acre property. Landscaped gardens, a rare freehold mooring (125 ft river frontage), a gara.. Read More →

Contemporary Houseboat in the Netherlands Offers Both Privacy and Views

Contemporary Houseboat in the Netherlands Offers Both Privacy and Views

Located on a canal in Utrecht, The Netherlands, this houseboat by BYTR Architects is a contemporary dream. The clients wanted the experience of living on water combined with a high level of privacy. At the same time, they requested that thei.. Read More →

Mirrors Add Playful Charm to Transitional Apartment in Barcelona

Mirrors Add Playful Charm to Transitional Apartment in Barcelona

This transitional apartment is located in Plaça Catalunya, in the heart of Barcelona, Spain. Designed by Nook Architects, the project makes the most of its location, with generous balcony doors opening up to the city’s eclectic rhythm. .. 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 →

Tucked Away from Wind and Waves in Nova Scotia

Tucked Away from Wind and Waves in Nova Scotia

Nova Tayona Architects completed Lockeport Beach House on a site along Nova Scotia’s South Shore that features one kilometer of forested sandbar with tamarack and spruce trees covered in Old Man’s Beard lichen. This worked perfectly with their .. Read More →

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