Architecture

Delightful Modern Cottage Inducing a Warm Family Atmosphere in California

Delightful Modern Cottage Inducing a Warm Family Atmosphere in California

This charming modern cottage in Healdsburg, California, shelters an inspiring collection of open spaces perfectly suited for urban living. Known as Alley One Residence, the modern home was imagined by architect Amy Alper. The architect describes.. Read More →

Surprising Design Details in Luxury Miami Beach Home

Surprising Design Details in Luxury Miami Beach Home

The elegance of a dream home can be seen in each detail. You can spot good design a mile away. This time, you should be a mile away from Miami Beach, Florida, the place where this stunning property rises tall to inspire. Designed and built by Lui.. Read More →

Height Differences Generating a Rich Living Experience: HSM House in Israel

Height Differences Generating a Rich Living Experience: HSM House in Israel

HSM family house is a modern dwelling built on a budget in kibbutz Yehiam, Israel, where one of the owners of SO Architecture grew up as a child. Made of natural materials like concrete, wood and stone, the residence aims to take in the calm beauty.. Read More →

Garden Home Sparkling Under a Curved Roof and Natural Light

Garden Home Sparkling Under a Curved Roof and Natural Light

A garden home, private and beautifully withdrawn from public eyes rises in Seattle, Washington. Designed by Balance Associates Architects, this modern structure reinterprets the way a garden home organizes the owner’s lifestyle. Boasting it.. Read More →

Modern Getaway in Peru Made for Entertaining

Modern Getaway in Peru Made for Entertaining

Inspired by Maison Dom-ino, an open floor plan design by famed architect Le Corbusier, Jorge Marsino Prado envisioned Asia House, a modern getaway with a twist. The 3,260-square-foot home is located in the Asia District south of Lima, Peru. &#.. 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 →

L-Shaped Family Home Fascinates With Interconnected Spaces

L-Shaped Family Home Fascinates With Interconnected Spaces

Located in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel, this attractive contemporary family home spreads over 450 square meters and provides luxurious settings to live a desirable lifestyle. Imagine waking up in this fascinating dream home and not knowing in which of it.. Read More →

Wood, Windows Star in Modern Seattle Home With Lake Views

Wood, Windows Star in Modern Seattle Home With Lake Views

Leschi Dearborn House is a contemporary home design recently completed by JW Architects in Seattle, Wash. Northwest native cedar envelops the 3,127-square-foot residence, reducing its scale and adding a calming visual effect. Massive windows allow .. Read More →

Peerless Family Beach House Adapted to Australian Weather

Peerless Family Beach House Adapted to Australian Weather

The proud owners of this family beach house in Melbourne, Australia, can indulge in relaxation and socialization in their beautiful modern home that seems to be sliding down a slope. When you come home from work, you want to enter a place of rel.. Read More →

Surprising Edwardian Building Renovation in Australia: The Brick House

Surprising Edwardian Building Renovation in Australia: The Brick House

In search of a new architectural language, Clare Cousins Architects envisioned an original looking residence entitled Brick House and located in Prahran, Victoria, Australia. The project is an addition and renovation to a single fronted Edwardian-s.. Read More →

Distinct Black&White Exterior Showcased by Minimalist “Framing House” in Japan

Distinct Black&White Exterior Showcased by Minimalist “Framing House” in Japan

Located in the Shiga Prefecture, Japan, Framing House by Form / Kouichi Kimura Architects is a contemporary Japanese home displaying a minimalist design and a distinct black&white exterior. The owners’ brief required the new building to a.. Read More →

Bookworms will Adore this Cabin in Upstate New York

Bookworms will Adore this Cabin in Upstate New York

Studio Padron’s clients asked for a standalone library and guest house in the woods behind their vacation home in upstate New York.  They got the Hemmelig Room, an idyllic space for bookworms to curl up and read undisturbed. The name means ‘se.. 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 →

New Transitional Housing Units in Portland

New Transitional Housing Units in Portland

Laura’s Place, a transitional housing facility located in Portland, Oregon, just got a little bit bigger. This local communal home for single mothers just expanded with the help of Architecture Building Culture, who helped to design and cre.. Read More →

Refined Interpretation of a Traditional Cottage: Panorama House in Canada

Refined Interpretation of a Traditional Cottage: Panorama House in Canada

Blouin Tardif Architecture-Environnement completed Panorama House, a refined interpretation of the traditional cottage, complete with pitched metal roof and dark-stained Eastern cedar shingles. Located at the edge of a forest, in Sainte-Adèle, Ca.. 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 →

Extensive Use of Glass Defining Modern Lake House in Romania: Villa Snagov

Extensive Use of Glass Defining Modern Lake House in Romania: Villa Snagov

Situated on a narrow strip of land between the forest and the lake, this contemporary residence in Snagov, Romania takes in its peaceful natural landscape. Designed and implemented by DOOI Studio, Villa Snagov stands out due to its modern geometry .. Read More →

Curving Lines and Exquisite Views Defining Ventura House in Dorset, United Kingdom

Curving Lines and Exquisite Views Defining Ventura House in Dorset, United Kingdom

Ventura House is a modern family residence in Dorset, United Kingdom, developed by David James Architects & Associates in collaboration with Husen Developments. Located on a site with various height levels, the project was optimally adapted to .. Read More →

2019 Architecture Trends: What to Expect This Year

2019 Architecture Trends: What to Expect This Year

When you think about architecture, you might imagine the timeless columns of a Grecian revival or the clean lines of a mid-century modern home. But for every classic architecture style, there are a few that didn’t quite weather the test of time.. Read More →

Impressive Extension ‘Hides’ Behind Cast-Iron Facade in New York

Impressive Extension ‘Hides’ Behind Cast-Iron Facade in New York

A bold architecture intervention behind one of New York’s most impressive cast-iron facades resulted in a creative addition. WORKac came up with an ingenious approach to partially hide the new extension from street view, as requested by local.. Read More →

Sustainable House Design Paying Tribute to Modern Technology in Hong Kong

Sustainable House Design Paying Tribute to Modern Technology in Hong Kong

An existing 40-year old house in Sha Tin district, Hong Kong was recently given a complete make-over by the architects at Millimeter Interior Design Limited. Overall costs were lowered by building the exterior walls over the existing structure. The.. Read More →

Family Cottage in the UK Gets Barebones Plywood Addition

Family Cottage in the UK Gets Barebones Plywood Addition

This family home in Windsor, UK, was recently renovated and extended by London studio TDO. The architects took inspiration from the LA Case Study homes and added the plywood addition, but wanted to retain some elements of the old 19th century dwel.. Read More →

Shipping to your Door Soon: Alexa-Enabled Amazon Prefab Homes

Shipping to your Door Soon: Alexa-Enabled Amazon Prefab Homes

Amazon is doubling down on the smart home space. They’ve set up the Alexa Fund to provide up to “$200 million in venture capital funding to fuel voice technology innovation.” And almost $7 million of this fund is going to Plant Pre.. 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 →

Imposing Zero-Energy Family House in Oregon, USA: Skyline Residence

Imposing Zero-Energy Family House in Oregon, USA: Skyline Residence

Engineered to generate as much solar-electric energy on-site as the home consumes annually, Skyline Residence is an example of modern sustainable architecture. The imposing family house was envisioned and implemented by Nathan Good Architects on a .. 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 →

Family Retreat in California Shaping a Relaxed Lifestyle

Family Retreat in California Shaping a Relaxed Lifestyle

When you already have a dream home, the life you imagined living is within your grasp. Imagine extending that feeling even more by building a modern family retreat including a new guest house, pool, and shade structure on the same property where t.. Read More →

Swedish Vacation Home Unveils Tent-Like Silhouette

Swedish Vacation Home Unveils Tent-Like Silhouette

This unusual looking home recently completed by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter sits on a promontory on the small island of Krokholmen, in Stockholm’s outer archipelago. The owners wanted a maintenance-free vacation retreat with plenty of .. Read More →

Hilltop Home Mirrors Quebec’s Spruce Forests

Hilltop Home Mirrors Quebec’s Spruce Forests

La Cache’s location north of Montreal, on a rocky cap within a dense forest, intertwines with the look and feel of the home.  Nathalie Thibodeau Architecte’s design for this hilltop home plays with long vertical lines, and uses both large wind.. Read More →

Anchored in a Harsh Terrain in the Rocky Mountains: The River House

Anchored in a Harsh Terrain in the Rocky Mountains: The River House

Located above a meandering river and surrounded by an overall scenic landscape, the River House by Suyama Peterson Deguchi was envisioned as a serene getaway embracing natural elements: “When approached from the street, the house is very unde.. 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 →

This Living Roof Literally Rises From the Lawn

This Living Roof Literally Rises From the Lawn

This modern project with a living roof from OYO Architects is an attention grabber. Surrounded by more traditional dwellings in its neighborhood in Ghent, Belgium, the House Pibo seems to be just now rising out of the grass. “OYO was given.. 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 →

Architecture Essay On Asymmetry: Landsdowne House in Montreal

Architecture Essay On Asymmetry: Landsdowne House in Montreal

Affleck de la Riva Architects completed the design and development of Landsdowne House, a modern dwelling in Westmount,  Montreal, Canada. As a semi-detached house on a hill side, the project is an essay on asymmetry. Westmount’s past as an Angl.. Read More →

Renovated Villa in Portugal Maintains Its Rustic Charm

Renovated Villa in Portugal Maintains Its Rustic Charm

Located between the Algarve mountain range and the Ria Formosa Natural Reserve in Portugal, this villa was recently upgraded by Atelier Rua architects. The renovation process aimed to conserve as many original details as possible while adapting .. Read More →

Saint-Tropez Villa Salutes French Riviera Lifestyle

Saint-Tropez Villa Salutes French Riviera Lifestyle

Using colors to create a relaxing mood, the Villa des Parcs in Saint-Tropez, France, overlooks the Mediterranean Sea. Across an inviting split-level heated infinity pool, the sparkling sea offers never-ending changing beauty. The private vacatio.. Read More →

Lake House Transforms Family’s Campsite in Wisconsin

Lake House Transforms Family’s Campsite in Wisconsin

Sometimes we find ourselves dreaming of a lake house where we can relax with the family. This unusual version, characterized by a dark facade, was designed by architect David Salmela as a place to both gather and escape. What used to be the fa.. Read More →

Unusual Family Residence Design Overlooking the Massive Andes in Chile

Unusual Family Residence Design Overlooking the Massive Andes in Chile

Overlooking expansive views of the massive Andes and the awe-inspiring valley of Santiago, this House in Vitacura, Chile, send shivers down your spine. Massive in scale and showcasing a fascinating focal point rounded to shape the interior courtya.. Read More →

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