Architecture

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 →

Corner Terrace House Clad in Timber Screens: Lines of Light Residence in Singapore

Corner Terrace House Clad in Timber Screens: Lines of Light Residence in Singapore

On a challenging corner terrain in Singapore, HYLA Architects envisioned and implemented Lines of Light Residence, an imposing dwelling with a modern glass facade: “This terrace sits at a corner site and thus the full side of the house fronts.. 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 →

Inside the Mind of an Architect: What It Takes to Be the Best

Inside the Mind of an Architect: What It Takes to Be the Best

Is it possible to translate the brilliant thoughts of an architect into words? Image Source: CRD Adirondacks Ah, architects. No one can know how these creative, sometimes-eccentric minds envision their next great design, but there are some basic .. Read More →

The Essence of Modern Living above LA: Luxury Mansion in Hollywood

The Essence of Modern Living above LA: Luxury Mansion in Hollywood

Overlooking unique panoramas from its blessed and carefully chosen location on a picturesque hillside in Hollywood, California, this luxurious mansion is a one-of-a-kind modern home. Bearing the name of the street it rises on, the Oriole Way lux.. Read More →

Design Initiative Aims to Improve Dutch Red-Light District’s Image

Design Initiative Aims to Improve Dutch Red-Light District’s Image

This unconventional building was designed by Bas Termeer in collaboration with Diederendirrix Architects. The project is part of a larger initiative that aims to improve the image of Woensel-West, a neighborhood in Eindhoven, The Netherlands.. Read More →

This Stunning Frank Lloyd Wright Home is for Sale

This Stunning Frank Lloyd Wright Home is for Sale

This Frank Lloyd Wright home is in the news after lots of controversy. Decades after Lloyd Wright built the home for his son, the Arizona home was scheduled for demolition. In 2012, Wright’s apprenticeship program, the School of Architecture a.. Read More →

Practical One-Level Residence With a Spacious Cross-Section: The Skylight House

Practical One-Level Residence With a Spacious Cross-Section: The Skylight House

Challenged to design a spacious residence for a family of six in Sydney, Australia, Andrew Burges Architects developed Skylight House, a compact and functional one-level retreat: “Our brief for this residential alterations and additions proje.. 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 →

Perfect Venue for Friend Gatherings: Original Tepoztlan Lounge in Mexico

Perfect Venue for Friend Gatherings: Original Tepoztlan Lounge in Mexico

When planning your next friend gathering, wouldn’t it be nice if the meeting “venue” came with fresh air and a swimming pool? Cadaval & Solà-Morales completed Tepoztlan Lounge, said to be the first in a series of buildings es.. Read More →

New Toronto Garden House Decluttering Owner’s Life

New Toronto Garden House Decluttering Owner’s Life

Architectural firm LGA Architectural Partners imagined this cleverly named Garden House as vertically stacked living spaces so that the garden space extends under large floor-to-ceiling windows and doors open at garden level. The owner of this be.. Read More →

Vision of a Perfect Modern Country House in Moravia

Vision of a Perfect Modern Country House in Moravia

Juraj Vanca of Brno based DESIGN ATAK sent us 3D renderings of a modern country house the studio envisioned for a young family in Moravia, the Czech Republic. The brief of the project requested a modern and fresh interior approach, in accordance wi.. Read More →

Designer Hunts Parisian Markets to Fill This Eclectic Duplex

Designer Hunts Parisian Markets to Fill This Eclectic Duplex

Alexandra Magne brought her characteristic mix of styles, materials, and finds from Parisian markets to Duplex Republique, a 1,200-square-foot apartment within an old building in Paris’s 10th district.  The end result is a harmonious mix of indu.. Read More →

Inspiring Design Scheme Showcased by 285 Chaplin Crescent Residence in Canada

Inspiring Design Scheme Showcased by 285 Chaplin Crescent Residence in Canada

On a snowy backdrop, 285 Chaplin Crescent residence developed by Zeca Homes Inc. in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, looks like a cozy refuge. A mix of materials (stone, wood, glass and zinc) and an irregular geometry make the building visually stand out... Read More →

Five-Bedroom Residence Near Toronto Unveiling Luxurious Living: 166 The Kingsway

Five-Bedroom Residence Near Toronto Unveiling Luxurious Living: 166 The Kingsway

An intriguing play of geometric shapes and exterior finishes defines 166 The Kingsway project, a modern house located near Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The five-bedroom, five-bathroom dwelling is currently on sale, listed at approximately $2.4 million.. Read More →

Modern Ibiza Home Mixes Contemporary, Organic

Modern Ibiza Home Mixes Contemporary, Organic

A recent collaboration between architecture firm SAOTA and interior design firm ARRCC resulted in Roca Llisa Residence, a modern project in Ibiza, Spain. According to the architects, the three-level house sits on hilly terrain with views of th.. Read More →

Cove Hollow Seamlessly Blends Styles

Cove Hollow Seamlessly Blends Styles

Cove Hollow, a project of Yankee Barn Homes, is located in East Hampton, New York. The project started as a way to build a structure between two existing buildings while maintaining the integrity of the surrounding environment. The design of the ho.. Read More →

This Man Built An Amazing 3-Story Treehouse For His Grandchildren

This Man Built An Amazing 3-Story Treehouse For His Grandchildren

Growing up, Jay Hewitt had a treehouse that was little more than a large piece of plywood. Fond memories of his playtime up high and a desire for his grandchildren to experience the same joy led him to create a treehouse they could also enjoy. Being .. Read More →

Energy-Efficient Leeuw House In Belgium Adapted To Its Countryside Landscape

Energy-Efficient Leeuw House In Belgium Adapted To Its Countryside Landscape

Leeuw House by NU architectuuratelier is an example of a modern building cleverly integrated in a countryside landscape. Located in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw, Belgium, the 290 square-meter residence is built with the highest energy-efficiency standards in.. Read More →

Casa Chontay in Peru Unveiling Two Nature-Encircled Volumes

Casa Chontay in Peru Unveiling Two Nature-Encircled Volumes

Located within a beautiful rural plot south-east of Lima, Peru, Casa Chontay by Marina Vella Arquitectos is an example of modern sustainable building. The residence blends with the landscape (mainly due to extensive use of natural materials) and .. Read More →

Simple Geometry Unveiling Spectacular Interiors: Limantos Residence in São Paulo

Simple Geometry Unveiling Spectacular Interiors: Limantos Residence in São Paulo

Limantos Residence by Fernanda Marques Arquitetos Associados is located on a very steep plot within a rich natural landscape in São Paulo, Brazil. Its simple building geometry evokes the rationalist architecture of Mies van der Rohe. Openness is o.. 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 →

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 →

20 of the Coolest Outdoor Fireplaces

20 of the Coolest Outdoor Fireplaces

A fireplace usually conjures up images of sitting on the hearth indoors, sipping a warm drink. However, thanks to modern ingenuity, outdoor fireplaces are just as popular as their indoor counterparts. Now on those cooler nights, you don’t have .. Read More →

California Eichler House Remodel Features Wide-Open Spaces

California Eichler House Remodel Features Wide-Open Spaces

This remodel of a 1970s Joseph Eichler house in Palo Alto, Calif., completed by San Francisco-based Yamamar Design, displays a modern personality sprinkled with personal touches. “The project took focus as a result of the collaboration be.. Read More →

16th-Century Barn Transforms Into a Contemporary Retreat

16th-Century Barn Transforms Into a Contemporary Retreat

Merging old and new, Cat Hill Barn in Sheffield, England, is a striking conversion of a 16th-century barn. Snook Architects successfully achieved a design where contemporary living needs are met within a timeless building in the hills of Yorkshi.. 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 →

Original Residence in Poland Dictated by Modern Living Needs: Two Barns House

Original Residence in Poland Dictated by Modern Living Needs: Two Barns House

Two Barns House by RS+ Architects is located in a quiet northern district of Tychy, Poland, near a forest complex. Access is achieved by cul-de-sac from the main road connecting the plot in its north-west corner. Zoning plans based on the analysis.. Read More →

Vietnamese Home With Pockets of Greenery

Vietnamese Home With Pockets of Greenery

23o5Studio completed the design of BQ-17 Residence, a contemporary home located in an uncrowded neighborhood of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The design was adapted to the living needs of a couple and their three children, while taking in consideratio.. 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 →

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 →

Contemporary Holiday Villa in Koh Samui Offering Spectacular Coastal Views of Thailand

Contemporary Holiday Villa in Koh Samui Offering Spectacular Coastal Views of Thailand

With a dramatic cliffside location overlooking Koh Samui’s port town of Nathon, Lime Samui Villa 4 offers guests spectacular coastal views of Thailand. The interiors of the property frame the striking limestone peaks of the National Marine Pa.. Read More →

Bold Linear Shapes Form this Canadian Ski-In Lodge

Bold Linear Shapes Form this Canadian Ski-In Lodge

Bohlin Cywinski Jackson completed this modern ski-in / ski-out lodge called Kicking Horse Residence for its location in British Columbia.  The owners wanted a weekend property capable of housing plenty of guests.  With that in mind, the design in.. 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 →

700-Year-Old Deserted Cave Transformed Into Romantic Retreat

700-Year-Old Deserted Cave Transformed Into Romantic Retreat

If you associate living in a cave with an antiquated life spent out of the loop and in the dark, The Rockhouse Retreat in Worcestershire, England, will give a whole new meaning to the phrase. Carved into sandstone, this 700-year-old deserted cave.. Read More →

Australian Residence Displays a Coastal Design

Australian Residence Displays a Coastal Design

WA Country Builders completed the coastal design and development of The Geographe Bay, a residence in Dunsborough, Australia. From afar, the facade of the residence appears strikingly modern. It features elements like weatherboard, stone and bric.. Read More →

Studio Apartments Terraced on the Madeira Island Coast

Studio Apartments Terraced on the Madeira Island Coast

Mayer and Selders created two conjoined studio apartments in rural Jardim do Mar, on the southwest Madeira Island coast.  This gorgeous island in the Atlantic is part of Portugal. The architects made the most of this idyllic location with large wi.. Read More →

Remodel of 1980s Home in Perth Is a Study in Contrasts

Remodel of 1980s Home in Perth Is a Study in Contrasts

The creative team at Hillam Architects took on the challenge of upgrading a 1980s-era home in Perth, Australia. Despite the array of additions and alterations, some original elements of the old house were kept intact, such as the curved element .. Read More →

Oddly Shaped Brick Could Revolutionize Sustainable Building

Oddly Shaped Brick Could Revolutionize Sustainable Building

A design studio in Colombia is tackling one of architecture’s growing energy challenges by using an unexpected traditional building material: brick. Specializing in sustainable building, Sumart Design and Architecture created the Bloque Termodis.. Read More →

Imposing Sunset Strip Residence in LA With Extensive City Views

Imposing Sunset Strip Residence in LA With Extensive City Views

Sunset Strip Residence by Los Angeles based Mcclean Design Architects is an imposing residential project consisting of three units: luxury villa, glass garage and cozy guest house. According to the developing team, the house is approached by means .. Read More →

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