Architecture

Stylish Georgian House in London Faces Fresh Makeover

Stylish Georgian House in London Faces Fresh Makeover

Architects from Cullinan Studio re-designed a House in Hampstead, London, that opens towards the patio via floor-to-ceiling windows. Working with a poorly planned Grade II listed Georgian house, the creative studio had to find a contemporary way.. Read More →

Green Belt Center in Austria Unites Old and New Construction

Green Belt Center in Austria Unites Old and New Construction

The second half of the 20th century saw Europe divided by the Iron Curtain. Closed to civilians, the zones on either side of the border remained relatively untouched, even as surrounding areas rapidly urbanized. By the fall of the Berlin Wall,.. Read More →

Laid-Back Lisbon Apartment Opens Up to Let In Light

Laid-Back Lisbon Apartment Opens Up to Let In Light

Margarida Matias of Arkstudio completed the redesign of an apartment in Lisbon, Portugal. The updated home has a better layout and shows off a charming mix of rustic and contemporary details. “Many old houses in Lisbon have inside rooms .. Read More →

Experience Raw Nature While In Your Comfort Zone: Casa Quebrada in Chile

Experience Raw Nature While In Your Comfort Zone: Casa Quebrada in Chile

Casa Quebrada in Curacaví, Santiago de Chile was envisioned and implemented by UNarquitectura and showcases a high level of originality. Located on the creek, elevated by pillars, the uncommon retreat is accessible through a bridge and has views .. Read More →

Tribute to Style and Environmental Responsibility: Vina’s Tiny House in California

Tribute to Style and Environmental Responsibility: Vina’s Tiny House in California

With a desire to live lightly and simply, Vina Lustado set out to design and build a tiny house for herself. Vina completed a 140 square foot off-the-grid house that has set a standard for style and environmental responsibility. By enlisting local.. Read More →

Inspiring River-View Home as Prelude to a Happy Family Life

Inspiring River-View Home as Prelude to a Happy Family Life

Imagine raising a family in a home like this River House – a place where family and friends get together to enjoy amazing water views from the open space living area on the first floor. Designed by Gerald Smith, this single family residence.. Read More →

A Stunning Skylight in Minimalist Canadian Remodel

A Stunning Skylight in Minimalist Canadian Remodel

EM Architecture recently completed the renovation and design of Maison Mentana. The building was constructed in the 1900’s as a four-plex, then later converted into a duplex before becoming a single-family home last year. The extent of the r.. Read More →

Contemporary Apartment in Bucharest for an Artistic Couple

Contemporary Apartment in Bucharest for an Artistic Couple

Studio3plus worked with the artistic couple that owns this one-bedroom apartment in Bucharest, Romania to put their stamp on the space.  The couple’s contemporary style is reflected in pieces that are functional and artistic, including a strikin.. Read More →

18th-Century Barn Remodel in England

18th-Century Barn Remodel in England

London architecture and interior design firm Liddicoat & Goldhill converted a cluster of derelict buildings in Kent, England, into a vacation getaway loaded with character. “The design inverts the typical barn-conversion type, creating.. Read More →

Contemporary Home in Brasília Values Daylight, Natural Ventilation

Contemporary Home in Brasília Values Daylight, Natural Ventilation

Patricia Almeida Arquitetura completed the design and implementation of a contemporary home in Brasília, the vibrant capital of Brazil. Despite its central location, the residence is said to have an optimum connection with nature. “The pro.. Read More →

Edwardian Timber Cottage Gets a Modern Makeover

Edwardian Timber Cottage Gets a Modern Makeover

Sheri Haby Architects recently completed renovations at Gable House, a charming Edwardian timber cottage. A previously built addition to Gable House incorporated the main bedroom, kitchen and dining area, however, this extension was poorly orga.. 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 →

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 →

Contemporary Appearance Camouflaging Brooklyn Roots: Slate Street Townhouse

Contemporary Appearance Camouflaging Brooklyn Roots: Slate Street Townhouse

Hiding its Brooklyn roots inside a contemporary appearance, the State Street Townhouse by architects and owners Christine and Ben Hansen is an intriguing mix of old and new. This family crib in New York, USA, inspires openness and light throughout,.. Read More →

Contemporary Urban Refuge: the Skygarden House in Toronto

Contemporary Urban Refuge: the Skygarden House in Toronto

Image courtesy of Dubbeldam Architecture + Design. Dubbeldam Architecture + Design completed the development of the Skygarden House, a contemporary residence located in midtown Toronto, Canada. The three-level home hides between the trees on the si.. Read More →

Mesmerizing Luxury Home in Australia Flaunting Volumetric Architecture

Mesmerizing Luxury Home in Australia Flaunting Volumetric Architecture

A refined home is where timeless elegance meets modern trends in a highly customized setting. Webb & Brown-Neaves showcase their affinity for high quality through The Medallion – a residence so beautifully integrated in its surroundings!.. Read More →

Frank Lloyd Wright-Inspired Lake House Design Boasting Unique Rounded Spaces

Frank Lloyd Wright-Inspired Lake House Design Boasting Unique Rounded Spaces

Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s never built design for the Ralph Jester House, this stunning residence was transformed into a dream home by Mary Anne Smiley Interiors. Spreading over 11,040 square feet, the undulating architecture of thi.. Read More →

Mallorca Villa Boasts Views You’ll have to See To Believe

Mallorca Villa Boasts Views You’ll have to See To Believe

 On it’s own, the idea of a villa in the Mediterranean sounds opulent. But, when you consider Port Andratx, which is a premier tourist destination in Mallorca, Spain, things get even better. Mallorca Villa, captured in these photos by Marco Rich.. Read More →

Textured Fabrics Shaping Up The Refined Eaton Mews North House in London

Textured Fabrics Shaping Up The Refined Eaton Mews North House in London

Entitled “Eaton Mews North”  this 1,700 square foot mews house located in Belgravia, London and arranged over four levels is extremely refined. Roselind Wilson Design were appointed to redevelop the structural interior layouts, furnit.. Read More →

Modern Prefab Cabin in Remote Quebec Uses Innovative Wood Panels

Modern Prefab Cabin in Remote Quebec Uses Innovative Wood Panels

When a family’s cabin on a remote lake in Ladysmith, Quebec, was too dilapidated to be renovated, they enlisted Kariouk Associates to help them create a new waterfront retreat. Sitting on the footprint of the original building, the new cabin wa.. Read More →

Family Lake Home Nestled in Its Dramatic Mountainscape

Family Lake Home Nestled in Its Dramatic Mountainscape

Serpenting along alpine Lake Wakatipu near Queenstown, New Zealand, this long and dark construction is home for a family of five. Architects Bronwyn Kerr and Peter Ritchie of Kerr Ritchie designed it for themselves and their three children. It was .. Read More →

Cantilevered LP House in Brazil Displaying a Minimalist Design Throughout

Cantilevered LP House in Brazil Displaying a Minimalist Design Throughout

It has been a while since we’ve presented a modern cantilevered residence on Freshome. The minimalist LP House was envisioned and implemented by Metro Arquitetos Associados and is located in São Paulo, Brazil. Made up of two main volumes, th.. 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 →

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 →

Berlin Heritage Building Becomes A Home

Berlin Heritage Building Becomes A Home

asdfg Architekten converted the oldest heritage building of Prenzlauer Berg in Berlin, Germany, into an original home for a family with three children. The challenge was immense, as the authorities requested the main facade to be reconstructed e.. Read More →

SPA Theme as Inspiration for the Energetic Google Offices in Budapest

SPA Theme as Inspiration for the Energetic Google Offices in Budapest

After featuring colorful Google headquarters from Zurich, Amsterdam and Tel Aviv, we are constantly on the lookout for the company’s new office design approaches. Graphasel Design Studio have completed the Google Offices in Budapest, which ar.. Read More →

Historic Tower in Amsterdam’s Iconic Dam Square Converted Into Artist’s Residence

Historic Tower in Amsterdam’s Iconic Dam Square Converted Into Artist’s Residence

Dutch interior architecture firm i29 designed the interior of a historic department store tower in Amsterdam’s iconic Dam Square. The unconventional interior will serve as an artist’s residence and is part of a larger program entitled ̶.. Read More →

Cantilevered “Treehouse Residence” Neighbored by Orchards and Vineyards

Cantilevered “Treehouse Residence” Neighbored by Orchards and Vineyards

Neighbored by fruit orchards and vineyards, The Treehouse Residence by Forestgreen Creations is a modern home in Pelham, Ontario, Canada. Raw concrete, steel and stucco are the materials employed for visually defining the exterior design. The canti.. Read More →

Dynamic Modern Architecture: Imposing Wilden Street House in Australia

Dynamic Modern Architecture: Imposing Wilden Street House in Australia

An example of dynamic modern architecture at its best, Wilden Street House is an ambitious conversion of a derelict pre-war cottage lcated in Paddington, Brisbane, Australia. Shaun Lockyer Architects took advantage of the privileged property lot an.. Read More →

Family Home in Toronto Focuses on Energy Efficiency

Family Home in Toronto Focuses on Energy Efficiency

Located in Toronto, Ontario Canada, The Counterpoint House designed by Paul Raff Studio Architects in 2014 was built to cater to the needs of an active family of four though interconnected living spaces and a nod to the natural outdoor environ.. Read More →

Townhouse in Australia Hides Minimalist Yoga Studio

Townhouse in Australia Hides Minimalist Yoga Studio

The creative team at InForm designed the Elwood Townhouse, a private residence located in Elwood, Australia. A steel, glass, wood, and concrete exterior creates a straightforward and highly modern look. Inside, it’s white walls and lots o.. 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 →

House Redesign Abundant in Soft Walnut Hues: “Two-Levels” Project in Ukraine

House Redesign Abundant in Soft Walnut Hues: “Two-Levels” Project in Ukraine

Sergey Gotvyansky from NOTT Design Studio completed the “Two-Levels” project, a redesign of a family residence in  Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine. The result is an elegant home with a color spectrum based “on the balance of rough surfac.. 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 →

G House in Bucharest Celebrating Relaxation and Social Interaction

G House in Bucharest Celebrating Relaxation and Social Interaction

Envisioned by Nuca Studio (you may remember their playful family cafe design we presented on Freshome a while back), G House is a contemporary residence located in Bucharest, Romania. According to the architects, the owners are constantly surrounde.. Read More →

Brass, Marble Details Define Contemporary Home in Italy

Brass, Marble Details Define Contemporary Home in Italy

Ukrainian designers Irina Dzhemesyuk and Vitaly Yurov sent us these photos, along with some information on this contemporary home on the island of Sardinia, Italy. As you enter this refuge, you are greeted by panoramic windows blurring the indoor-o.. Read More →

Dynamic, Yet Harmonious Lifestyle Inspired by Casa MM in Tapalpa, Mexico

Dynamic, Yet Harmonious Lifestyle Inspired by Casa MM in Tapalpa, Mexico

Elías Rizo Arquitectos confronted with an unusual challenge when planning Casa MM located in Tapalpa, Mexico. This creative project is composed of two residences, serving the different living needs of two brothers, who didn’t mind their dwe.. Read More →

Contemporary Home Woven into Historic Architecture in Berlin

Contemporary Home Woven into Historic Architecture in Berlin

Asdfg Architekten’s Miller’s House project inlays a contemporary design within historic architecture in Berlin’s hip Prenzlauer Berg neighborhood.  The 170-year-old structure needed major updates.  The result, however, is a unique home firm.. Read More →

Unusually Modern Country House Resembling A Steamboat

Unusually Modern Country House Resembling A Steamboat

For a country house, this impressive contemporary structure designed by Russian architect Leonovich Arseny of Panacom plays unusually well with perspective and contemporary building materials and techniques.The modern country house is located in .. 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 →

Warren Cottage Renovation Offers Victorian Revival

Warren Cottage Renovation Offers Victorian Revival

This restoration by McGarry-Moon Architects revives a century and a half old Victorian home into an inspiring contemporary residence. The renovation of this hung tiles cottage included an extension, transforming the gatehouse into new living quart.. Read More →

Glittery Estate in California Revealing a Questionable Neoclassical Identity

Glittery Estate in California Revealing a Questionable Neoclassical Identity

Excessive luxury seems to be even more appreciated when joined by a theme. In the case of this glittery estate in Glendale’s College Hills neighborhood, California, USA, the owners opted for a “custom neoclassical style”, with col.. 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 →

Beach Home in Spain Feels Both Casual and Refined

Beach Home in Spain Feels Both Casual and Refined

This single family home located in Platja d’Aro, Spain embraces coastal living. 05 AM Arquitectura redefined the initial layout of the residence, in order to adapt it to the contemporary living needs of the clients. “The original hou.. Read More →

Creativity and Warmth Displayed by Vila Mariana Residence in São Paulo, Brazil

Creativity and Warmth Displayed by Vila Mariana Residence in São Paulo, Brazil

Vila Mariana Residence by Cristiane Bergesch is an inspiring renovation project delivered in São Paulo, Brazil. The 34 square-meter home with two levels was completely redesigned to serve the modern living needs of a young couple. Improving the v.. Read More →

Stunning Estate Design Customized to Perfection by Mary Anne Smiley

Stunning Estate Design Customized to Perfection by Mary Anne Smiley

A stunning estate design was exceptionally put into play by one of the top designers in Dallas, Mary Anne Smiley, and caught our attention with a collection of striking details. Colorful and expansive, the Strait Lane Estates was re-designed to.. 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 →

Semi-Detached House in Australia Is Business in Front, Party in Back

Semi-Detached House in Australia Is Business in Front, Party in Back

This semi-detached house just outside Melbourne, Australia, recently received a contemporary extension to meet the needs of the owners. Despite planning restraints (which don’t allow two-level buildings), the architects at Jost Architect.. Read More →

Contemporary Reinterpretation of Traditional Chalet: Hocker Farm in UK

Contemporary Reinterpretation of Traditional Chalet: Hocker Farm in UK

Donald Architecture completed the design of Hocker Farm, a charming stone cottage within The Peak District National Park in Longnor, Buxton, United Kingdom. According to the architects, the development had to be in-keeping with the local context, w.. Read More →

‘Two Halves’ Residence in Australia Ensures Both Privacy and Connection

‘Two Halves’ Residence in Australia Ensures Both Privacy and Connection

Moloney Architects completed the design of a contemporary residence in Australia. Named for its split monolithic architectural form, Two Halves House is distinguished by two pavilions that appear to stand alone, but in fact live hand-in-hand. The .. Read More →

This Teenager’s Room is the Stuff of Celebrity Homes

This Teenager’s Room is the Stuff of Celebrity Homes

The teenager that lives in this South African home has an entertainment room that would make Tony Hawk proud.  Inhouse Brand Architects outfitted the space with a concrete skate bowl, inspired by a skate park in London, according to Visi Magazine... Read More →

Old Ranch Home in Palm Springs Gets Inspiring Renovation

Old Ranch Home in Palm Springs Gets Inspiring Renovation

Chino Canyon House is a renovation and addition to a home built in 1954 at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains in Palm Springs, California. Hundred Mile House envisioned a new L-shaped configuration for the building, which wraps around an entr.. 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 →

Garden House in Mexico Welcomes Nature and Contemplation

Garden House in Mexico Welcomes Nature and Contemplation

ASP Arquitectura completed a spectacular rehabilitation of an apartment on the lower level of a building in Mexico City. The design aimed to create a seamless connection with the surrounding landscape. According to the architects, three indoor-out.. Read More →

Spacious Home in Peru Inducing Gratitude and Admiration

Spacious Home in Peru Inducing Gratitude and Admiration

Occupying a fabulous 7500 square meter lot just 46 kilometers from Lima, Peru, this property rests at the edge of an Eucalyptus forest, with desert mountains and a vision as background. Architect Jaime Ortiz de Zevallos designed a home that act.. 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 →

“Cadence” – A Harmonic Configuration of Open Spaces on Vancouver Island

“Cadence” – A Harmonic Configuration of Open Spaces on Vancouver Island

Cadence is a stunning waterfront home in British Columbia, Canada. It features interconnecting pavilions that create a natural flow through its more than 4,000 square feet of space — no easy feat.  Keith Baker Design Inc received numerous aw.. Read More →

Modern Sanctuary in the Woods of Washington State

Modern Sanctuary in the Woods of Washington State

MW/Works project Little House is a compact, modern sanctuary covering two floors and 1,100-square feet of space.  The firm explains that the project “hopes to capture the essence of the modern cabin—small in size but much larger than its bound.. Read More →

Modern Japanese Hut Seamlessly Blends With Nature

Modern Japanese Hut Seamlessly Blends With Nature

Tokyo-based Naoi Architecture & Design Office created the Hut in Tsujido to seamlessly integrate this family residence with its natural surroundings. “The clients hoped to incorporate the feel of nature in their daily lives, whethe.. Read More →

Four-Level Home in Mallorca Overlooks Small Medieval Town

Four-Level Home in Mallorca Overlooks Small Medieval Town

Kresings Architektur completed House N° 3, a renovation and extension of an old building overlooking the medieval small town of Pollença, in Mallorca, Spain. The project aimed to reflect the atmosphere and qualities of the region. “When .. Read More →

Minimalist Family Villa in Portugal With Plenty of Space for Entertaining: ML House

Minimalist Family Villa in Portugal With Plenty of Space for Entertaining: ML House

JPS Atelier completed the design and development of ML House, a villa especially built for a young couple and their two children. Located in Caxias, Portugal, the residence displays a modern white facade with black-framed protruding windows on the .. 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 →

Striking Clifton 2A Residence in Cape Town Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean

Striking Clifton 2A Residence in Cape Town Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean

Clifton 2A Residence is an impressive contemporary project recently completed by studio SAOTA in Clifton, an affluent suburb of Cape Town in South Africa. Built on a spectacular, yet challenging site, the massive home comes with 270° views of.. Read More →

Multi-Million Dollar Lakeshore Property Infused with Nautical Vibrancy

Multi-Million Dollar Lakeshore Property Infused with Nautical Vibrancy

This Okanagan Lakeshore Home showcases plenty of details helpful in your search for the perfectly mixed design. Spreading over 7,572 square feet on a 0.62 acre property, the fascinating home in Lake Country, British Columbia, Canada, could bec.. 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 →

Preschool Design in Brooklyn Encourages Play and Curiosity

Preschool Design in Brooklyn Encourages Play and Curiosity

Maple Street School, located in the rapidly changing neighborhood of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, in Brooklyn, New York, was looking to expand into a second location and found a fitting site in a new mixed-use development. BFDO and 4|MATIV collabora.. Read More →

4 Creative Ways to Use Greenery in the Kitchen

4 Creative Ways to Use Greenery in the Kitchen

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  If you love the trend of bringing the outdoors inside, then you’ll love how modern kitchens are incorporating gr.. Read More →

Mysterious Façade Concealing Maximal Openness and Lightness: The Hidden House

Mysterious Façade Concealing Maximal Openness and Lightness: The Hidden House

Israelevitz Architects shared with us photos and information about The Hidden House, a modern family residence completed in Tel Aviv, Israel. A square plot, relatively small for the program’s requirements, has dictated the structure’s concept: .. 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 →

Six Parabolic Modules Shape Up Original House Design in Mexico

Six Parabolic Modules Shape Up Original House Design in Mexico

The story of this house in Mexico begun when architecture firm PRODUCTORA was challenged to re-purpose six parabolic modules: “A friend of ours inherited of a number of polyester structures recovered from a modular house where they used to sp.. Read More →

Old Farmstead in the UK Becomes Sustainable Family Home

Old Farmstead in the UK Becomes Sustainable Family Home

Van Ellen + Sheryn Architects transformed and extended an 18th century farmstead in Dartmoor National Park, UK, into a sustainable family home, well-adapted to the surrounding wooded landscape. A series of incoherent 1950s extensions were demolis.. Read More →

Award-Winning High-Class Ultra Green Home Design in Canada: Midori Uchi

Award-Winning High-Class Ultra Green Home Design in Canada: Midori Uchi

Does your home produce more energy than it consumes? This one does – the innovative Midori Uchi is one of Canada’s most eco-friendly houses, with three three different levels of green certification to prove it. A brainchild of Naikoon C.. Read More →

Nature Inspired House of Stones in Taiwan

Nature Inspired House of Stones in Taiwan

Ospace Architects built this four story building in Changua, Taiwain, in 2014. The site is an irregular triangle shape, and so it was not efficient or realistic to go with a standard floor plan for this 360 square meter building. The architects c.. 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 →

Zoltan Apartment is Contemporary and Timeless

Zoltan Apartment is Contemporary and Timeless

Designed in 2015 by A+Z Design Studio this contemporary apartment in Budapest, Hungary, utilizes sparse accessories to accentuate the sharp curvature of the space and draw the eye in. There are original touches throughout the apartment, such as th.. 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 →

5 Reasons Your Architect Tells You No

5 Reasons Your Architect Tells You No

When working with an architect to create a new home, you’ll have a lot of input — to be expected, considering you’re the one who will eventually live in the home. But even though your satisfaction is your architect’s first priorit.. Read More →

Retail Space Converted Into Fresh Coffee Shop Design in Serbia

Retail Space Converted Into Fresh Coffee Shop Design in Serbia

Arhitektura Budjevac, an architectural design studio based in Serbia, had the task to create a fresh looking coffee shop, the first one of the future “Stock Coffee” franchise developments. In order to transform a former retail space into a cof.. Read More →

What Classifies A House Style: What Makes A Craftsman Home?

What Classifies A House Style: What Makes A Craftsman Home?

It’s time to take an in-depth look at what classifies a Craftsman home. Image: Creative Architects If you’ve ever watched an episode of House Hunters, you know that Craftsman homes have an appeal that many people find irresistible. Whe.. Read More →

Cedar Warms Contemporary Quebec Home Inside and Out

Cedar Warms Contemporary Quebec Home Inside and Out

Located in a dense forest in the village of North Hatley in Quebec, Canada, Bourgeois/Lechasseur Architects have designed a modern take on the architecture of homes in the area as well as the wooded landscape of the property. The exterior of the KL.. Read More →

Creative Multi-Generational Family Home in Virginia: The Bridge House

Creative Multi-Generational Family Home in Virginia: The Bridge House

Bridge House by Höweler + Yoon Architecture is an original looking residence in McLean, Virginia, United States. The multi-generational house is located between a forest area and a suburban neighborhood, offering the inhabitants a feel of both l.. Read More →

Swedish Apartment Opens Up to Bay Views in Gothenburg

Swedish Apartment Opens Up to Bay Views in Gothenburg

Welcome to a spacious, three-room apartment overlooking the city of Gothenburg, Sweden! This special abode is located on the top floor of a building that offers panoramic river views. Take the elevator to the top floor and step inside. The social c.. Read More →

Visual Tricks Enhancing Original Yogurt Bar Design in Israel

Visual Tricks Enhancing Original Yogurt Bar Design in Israel

In a dark small space in Ashdod, Israel (previously an AC store with plaster niches), Keren Rozner in collaboration with Dana Shaked have designed a white magical yogurt bar. The first step in the conversion process was to remove all niches and wa.. 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 →

Cube-Shaped House in Chile Takes In Dramatic Sea Views

Cube-Shaped House in Chile Takes In Dramatic Sea Views

House D by PANORAMA + WMR Architects is defined by minimalist architecture and a dramatic location on top of a cliff, 215 feet above the sea. The project in the coastal village of Matanzas, Chile was especially envisioned as a holiday retreat fo.. Read More →

Catalyst For a Rejuvenating Escape: Headland Villa 2 in Koh Samui, Thailand

Catalyst For a Rejuvenating Escape: Headland Villa 2 in Koh Samui, Thailand

Located in Koh Samui, Thailand, The Headland Villa 2 spans across two levels, overlooking the Five Islands and Ang Thong National Marine Park. Tropical plants surround this luxurious retreat, with a poolside’s banyan tree reigning over the lo.. Read More →

Vibrant Residence Abounding in Light and Color: CASA IV in São Paulo, Brazil

Vibrant Residence Abounding in Light and Color: CASA IV in São Paulo, Brazil

Suite Arquitetos completed the design of CASA IV, a vibrant residence located in São Paulo, Brazil. Defined by an open layout, the contemporary “crib” seems especially planned for socializing and entertainment. A striking living area w.. Read More →

Hunters Hill House Built in Reference to the Clients’ Italian and Sri-Lankan Heritage

Hunters Hill House Built in Reference to the Clients’ Italian and Sri-Lankan Heritage

According to the creative team at Arkhefield, Hunters Hill House in Australia is a family home that celebrated the characteristics of the site with a palette of richly textured materials, all these in reference to the clients’ Italian and Sri-Lan.. Read More →

18th-Century Spanish House Features New Floating Staircase

18th-Century Spanish House Features New Floating Staircase

Located in the historic city of Santiago de Compostela, the interior of this 18th-century Spanish townhouse was transformed by local architect firm, Arrokabe Arquitectos to create a modern and contemporary style complete with a wave-shaped ceili.. 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 →

Modern Farmhouse Tips Its Hat to Silo Style

Modern Farmhouse Tips Its Hat to Silo Style

Wendell Burnette Architects took inspiration from grain silos in their design of this modern farmhouse in Wisconsin.  At a distance, Field House’s galvanized zinc sides and two-story rectangular mass look like a purely functional building ne.. Read More →

Two-Level Courtyard and Garden Dream Home in Mexico City

Spreading over 650 square meters, this imposing dream home rises in Mexico City, promises this bustling urban community a modern take on possible lifestyles. Known as Casa Sierra Leona, the home in the colonia Lomas de Chapultepec, just outside M.. Read More →

Historic Watchtowers in Hungary Offer Atmospheric Views

Historic Watchtowers in Hungary Offer Atmospheric Views

Hikers along the blue National Tourist Route will now have a new vantage point from which to stop and see the view. Old abandoned concrete watchtowers located in the heart of the 1,100-kilometer hiking route have been converted into interesting res.. Read More →

NYC-Style Warehouse Conversion in Sydney

NYC-Style Warehouse Conversion in Sydney

This warehouse conversion in Sydney’s Darlinghurst neighborhood boasts an array of inspiring design elements. The residence, 181 Palmer, is 4,305 square feet and displays a spacious open-plan layout. The design scheme was inspired by the lo.. Read More →

Simbio Kitchen & Bar in Bucharest Emerges In Charming Old Building

Simbio Kitchen & Bar in Bucharest Emerges In Charming Old Building

Rehabilitating one of Bucharest’s charmingly old buildings is no picnic at the park. Reviving what was once a stunning architectural masterpiece and modernizing it to fit a modern kitchen and bar was brilliantly executed by Romanian studio S.. 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 →

Inspiring Old Cottage Rehabilitation in Scotland: The Torispardon Project

Inspiring Old Cottage Rehabilitation in Scotland: The Torispardon Project

Located on a beautiful hillside with panoramic views of the Cairngorm Mountains and the Spey Valley in Scotland, Torispardon is a surprising home design implemented by Architects Stuart Archer and Liz Marinko. The project is a rehabilitation of an .. Read More →

Modern New Home in Texas Uncovering Views of Downtown Austin Over Treetops

Modern New Home in Texas Uncovering Views of Downtown Austin Over Treetops

Rising on a hilltop in the Barton Hills neighborhood of Austin, Texas, this modern new home by A Parallel Architecture spreads over 2,700 square feet. Overlooking downtown and South Austin from the expansive upstairs bedroom terrace as well as .. 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 →

Country House in Italy Becomes One with the Landscape

Country House in Italy Becomes One with the Landscape

Zanon Architetti Associati worked on the interior renovation and expansion of a country house in Treviso, Italy. The design of the new extension, made from glass and weatherized steel, aims for a seamless indoor-outdoor transition. “From the .. Read More →

Elegant Home In Upscale Denver Area Encouraging Leisure

Elegant Home In Upscale Denver Area Encouraging Leisure

Showcasing an elegant home design, this impressive 5 bedroom and 5 bathroom home in Denver, Colorado, presents a version of reality we are mostly unaware of. The stylish home design seen present throughout the mansion’s 4,215 square feet u.. 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 →

Exemplary H-Shaped Contemporary Family Home in Canada

Exemplary H-Shaped Contemporary Family Home in Canada

Architect Randy Bens imagined a home comprising natural elements that make it not only visually appealing, but also cozy and seamlessly connected to the outdoors. Located in West Vancouver, Canada, this modern family house was designed to display .. 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 →

Cafe in Prague Proves Minimalist Interiors Can Be Playful

Cafe in Prague Proves Minimalist Interiors Can Be Playful

Situated on the ground floor of a historical building in Prague, the Czech Republic, the playful yet minimalist interiors of this cafe, bistro and bakery by Jarousek Rochova Architects (JRA) are an open invitation to socializing. The architects .. Read More →