Architecture

Open-Floor Family Home in San Francisco Instills Peacefulness 

Open-Floor Family Home in San Francisco Instills Peacefulness 

This family home in San Francisco was re-imagined by Jeff King & Co as a cozy home where children and parents can carelessly flow from one space to another, from indoor to outdoor. Jeff King & Co Fine Home Construction makes a bold state.. Read More →

Pond House at Ten Oaks Farm Anchored in Picturesque Surroundings

Pond House at Ten Oaks Farm Anchored in Picturesque Surroundings

American Holly & Smith Architects are the ones who designed this remote retreat known as the Pond House at Ten Oaks Farm. Rising on the waterline in Hammond, Louisiana, this 1,250 square foot pond house overlooks relaxing waterviews. What m.. Read More →

Fascinating Nature Escape in New Zealand: Annandale Seascape Cottage

Fascinating Nature Escape in New Zealand: Annandale Seascape Cottage

Annandale Seascape Cottage was designed by the architectural firm Pattersons on the edge of the peninsula Banks in New Zealand. The unconventional building is set into a rock escarpment and accommodates a lobby, living/sleeping and a bathroom. Espe.. Read More →

Stylish Modern Ranch in the Hollywood Hills Exuding a Welcoming Feel

Stylish Modern Ranch in the Hollywood Hills Exuding a Welcoming Feel

This Modern Ranch in the Beachwood Canyon neighborhood of the Hollywood Hills is a spacious home with abundant natural light and a great indoor/outdoor feel. Built by Kenihan Development, the residence accommodates three  bedrooms and two bathroom.. Read More →

Luxury Chalet in Georgia Features a Private Helicopter Pad

Luxury Chalet in Georgia Features a Private Helicopter Pad

Located in Blue Ridge, Ga., this mansion comes with everything you can think of in terms of contemporary amenities. Mountain Top Manor is a luxury chalet-type villa boasting five bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, a home theater and a recreation room with f.. 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 →

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 →

Wrecked Building In Thailand Converted into Surprising Family Home[Before and After Photos]

Wrecked Building In Thailand Converted into Surprising Family Home[Before and After Photos]

This surprising building transformation in Bangkok, Thailand comes from IDIN Architects, who managed to re-purpose an old, wrecked commercial building. The project was carried out for a large family of four brothers and sisters, keeping in mind th.. Read More →

Sustainable House in Mexico Offers Flexible Living Space

Sustainable House in Mexico Offers Flexible Living Space

Paul Cremoux Studio completed Casa Nirau, an upgrade of a two-story family home in Mexico City. The sustainable house offers a flexible lifestyle, merging indoor and outdoor activities. “The idea was to transition from 2,754-square-foot o.. Read More →

Lisbon Restaurant Features Eclectic Cuisine, Design

Lisbon Restaurant Features Eclectic Cuisine, Design

Coffee Grill is a restaurant in Lisbon, Portugal. Envisioned by Yaroslav Galant, the new project combines vibrant design with eclectic haute cuisine and a lively ambiance. The restaurant, in a historic building in the city center, encompasses two.. Read More →

Custom Single-Family Home in Seattle Connects Residents by Design

Custom Single-Family Home in Seattle Connects Residents by Design

Imagined as a place where the family gets together, this custom single-family residence presents a volumetric, sleek architecture dressed in a dark skin. With windows dotting the facade, the modern family home attracts plenty of natural light ins.. Read More →

Complex Modern Villa Embracing Its Lively Surroundings in Utrecht, The Netherlands

Complex Modern Villa Embracing Its Lively Surroundings in Utrecht, The Netherlands

The scenic naturalness of F.L. Wright, the openness of Mies van der Rohe and the tactile materiality of Zumthor stood at the basis of The Dune Villa in Utrecht, The Netherlands. According to HILBERINKBOSCH Architects, the site is unique in the Net.. Read More →

For California Jamba Juice, Fresh Inspiration is Just Outside the Door

For California Jamba Juice, Fresh Inspiration is Just Outside the Door

Jamba Juice’s recently opened Innovation Bar in Pasadena, California showcases a fresh new design idea completed by Bestor Architecture, one that combines branding with local influences.  The idea is to make stores stand out from the generic, re.. Read More →

Tribute to Oblique Lines in Modern Home Architecture: House W

Tribute to Oblique Lines in Modern Home Architecture: House W

Have a look at this original family dwelling recently reinvented by Studio Prototype and located in the Dutch town of Duiven. The project (entitled House W) is a renovation and redesign of a charming turn-of-the-century house: “The new volu.. Read More →

Minimalist Swiss Chalet Embraces Surrounding Vistas

Minimalist Swiss Chalet Embraces Surrounding Vistas

Savioz Fabrizzi Architects designed this chalet in the village of Val d’hérens, Switzerland. Constructed of concrete, this home has wood-clad upper levels that allude to the style of the barns in the area. This wood is carried inside for a .. Read More →

New Zealand Holiday Retreat Exhibiting a Clear Geometry: The Rutherford House

New Zealand Holiday Retreat Exhibiting a Clear Geometry: The Rutherford House

Challenged to develop a residence that would victoriously face the cold winters and hot summers in Taupo Tauranga, New Zealand, Dorrington Architects created the Rutherford House. The holiday refuge is made up of four visually distinct units: tw.. Read More →

Minimalist Residence in Greece Taking In Endless Sea Views: Villa Melana

Minimalist Residence in Greece Taking In Endless Sea Views: Villa Melana

Studio 2 Pi Architecture completed the design and development of Villa Melana, a contemporary seaside residence in Greece. “It all started as a simple snapshot; at a very steep site with a clear view towards the sea, a holiday retreat protect.. Read More →

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

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

If you’ve been paying attention to architectural trends lately, you know that bungalows are back in a big way. With that in mind, we thought it was the perfect addition to our What Classifies A House Style series. Keep reading to learn what mak.. Read More →

Flexible House Providing Room for Both Socializing and Seclusion: Villa J in Sweden

Flexible House Providing Room for Both Socializing and Seclusion: Villa J in Sweden

Adapted to the living needs of a family of five, Villa J by Architect Johan Sundberg stands out on the background of a former fishing village east of the town of Höllviken, in Sweden. “While the house itself is close to the water, the cor.. Read More →

Contemporary Home Illuminated with Natural Light Redefines Luxury Coastal Lifestyle 

Contemporary Home Illuminated with Natural Light Redefines Luxury Coastal Lifestyle 

Many Australian residential lots hold the potential to offer their owners a luxury coastal lifestyle. What you’re about to see is a modern home in Derby, Western Australia, that has been designed with quality and comfort in mind. A brainch.. Read More →

An Inspiring Contemporary Cafe in a Former Automotive Warehouse

An Inspiring Contemporary Cafe in a Former Automotive Warehouse

This Greater Goods Coffee Roasters contemporary cafe in Austin, Texas, was designed by Michael Hsu Office of Architecture. The architecture studio took on the challenge of upgrading a 61,569 square-foot old automotive warehouse in East Austin. Wit.. Read More →

Modern Tiny Library Glows in Canada

Modern Tiny Library Glows in Canada

Promoting literacy and a lifelong love of reading, The Story Pod, a lending library and community gathering space, is a small structure with star power. The pro bono project by architecture firm Atelier Kastelic Buffey (AKB) is the realization.. 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 →

Anthony Bourdain’s NYC Apartment Is for Rent and the Views Are Breathtaking

Anthony Bourdain’s NYC Apartment Is for Rent and the Views Are Breathtaking

Just a few months after the devastating news of Anthony Bourdain’s passing, his New York City condo is up for rent. Bourdain didn’t own the property — he leased the two-bedroom, two-bath condo. Here’s a look at how the “Part.. Read More →

Modern Brazilian Home Taking an Elegant Approach to Design

Modern Brazilian Home Taking an Elegant Approach to Design

Modern Brazilian homes keep popping up in a successful effort of permeating traditional culture. This particular home in Brazil is located in the city of Londrina, in the north of the state of Paraná, in Brazil’s South Region. Occupying a co.. Read More →

Small Tilted Kiosks in Canada Inspire a Sense of Movement

Small Tilted Kiosks in Canada Inspire a Sense of Movement

Atelier Urban Face completed the design and development of the “Mount-Royal Kiosks” project. These three oddly shaped buildings are meant to spice up urban family escapes in Mount Royal Park, Montreal, Canada. “The new kiosks tak.. Read More →

Redesigning New Zealand’s Matai House

Redesigning New Zealand’s Matai House

Parsonson Architects were behind the redesign of Matai House, a welcoming family home in Wellington, New Zealand. The early 1900’s villa had a simple layout, with rooms situated on each side of a central hallway and a bathroom area in the back.. Read More →

Portland Home Remodel Masters Views

Portland Home Remodel Masters Views

Council Crest Residence is a 6,200 square foot remodel and addition located in Portland, Oregon. Completed in 2003, it was designed by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson and built by Don Tankersley Construction. This project was a remodel and addition of a 19.. 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 →

Cozy Modern Villa near Stockholm Gathering Lake Views

Cozy Modern Villa near Stockholm Gathering Lake Views

Located in Saltsjö-Boo, just 10 km away from downtown Stockholm in Sweden, this modern villa seen on Skeppsholmen seems to have been designed for a family who loves to be comfortable and in close connection to the outdoors. Form meets function in .. Read More →

Home Remodel in Canada Maintains Prairie Style Architecture

Home Remodel in Canada Maintains Prairie Style Architecture

The Du Tour Residence in Montréal, Canada is the result of a renovation project completed by Open Form Architecture in collaboration with interior design firm FX Studio. Initially designed by an architect in the ‘60s, the project features ma.. Read More →

Sustainable Family Dwelling in Bohemia Surrounded by Nature: Zilvar House

Sustainable Family Dwelling in Bohemia Surrounded by Nature: Zilvar House

Zilvar House by ASGK Design is a low-energy dwelling located in on the outskirts of a small village in Eastern Bohemia and surrounded by a landscape of fields and forests. The main idea behind the project was to build an inviting home encouraging i.. Read More →

Pitching A New Lifestyle in Kansas City

Pitching A New Lifestyle in Kansas City

When designing Madison Residence in Kansas City, Missouri, the architects at KEM Studio sought to create something inspired by the owners’ lifestyle. Three main directions were identified during the research process: “The first was for.. Read More →

Mirroring Brownstones: A Contemporary Reinterpretation in South London Neighborhood

Mirroring Brownstones: A Contemporary Reinterpretation in South London Neighborhood

Knox Bhavan Architects designed London Brownstones, a project conceived from a pair of sandstone residences to reflect the early 20th-century houses lining this south London neighborhood. The pair of homes mirror each other to tie the project toge.. Read More →

Minimalist Country House Partaking in the Landscape

An old country house can turn into the most lavish minimalist home under the attentive supervision of architects Rui Vieira Oliveira and Vasco Manuel Fernandes. Located in Póvoa de Lanhoso, Portugal, in a small village giving the house its name, .. Read More →

The Butterfly Pavilion Emulates Rainforest in the Arab Emirates

The Butterfly Pavilion Emulates Rainforest in the Arab Emirates

Designed by German studio 3deluxe the ornamental Butterfly Pavillon located on Noor Island in the Arab Emirate Sharjah is the first in a series of attractions being built as a part of a roughly six acre transmedia landscape park.  The whimsical .. Read More →

Bright, Creekside Home in Maryland Built for Its Views

Bright, Creekside Home in Maryland Built for Its Views

Situated on the edge of Solitude Creek, in St. Michaels, Maryland, this modern residence by architect Robert M. Gurney makes the most of its privileged location. The project replaces an existing Dutch Colonial Style house, built in 1989, that .. 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 →

Delightful Rustic Feel Exuded by California Beach Home

Delightful Rustic Feel Exuded by California Beach Home

Anders Lasater Architects transformed a decrepit beach dwelling in Laguna Beach, California, into a welcoming contemporary residence. The two-level house comes with an impressive open-plan social area, an outdoor swimming pool and a terrace. ̶.. 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 →

Amsterdam Garage Transformed into Light-Filled Spacious Home by i29 Interior Architects

Amsterdam Garage Transformed into Light-Filled Spacious Home by i29 Interior Architects

A former garage space in Amsterdam’s area de Pijp was turned into a spacious home by i29 Interior Architects. Naturally lit by large roofs, the interior with a generous 230 square-meter surface on one floor level is finished in a simple material.. Read More →

The Modern Rejuvenation of a Classic California Home

The Modern Rejuvenation of a Classic California Home

Henbest Residence is a private house recently redesigned by Robert Sweet, located in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. Initially planned and designed in 1966 by the iconic mid-century modern Architect Pierre Koenig, the building is considered a reju.. Read More →

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