Architecture

Timeless Copper Corner Residence Blending Traditional Detailing with Modern Simplicity

Timeless Copper Corner Residence Blending Traditional Detailing with Modern Simplicity

On a heavily wooded corner lot in an established neighborhood of Mississauga, Ontario, sits Copper Corner Residence, a timeless home envisioned by David Small Designs. Dark painted wood emphasizes the bold roof-lines, while light-colored stone adds.. 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 →

Cedar Shingles Cascading Down a Modern Courtyard House

Cedar Shingles Cascading Down a Modern Courtyard House

Located within a coastal community in Nova Scotia, the Martin-Lancaster House captures the beauty of the Atlantic ocean in its modern design. Overlooking scenic oceanic waters, this 3000 square foot courtyard house was cleverly compartmentalized in.. 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 →

Living Comfortably in the Tropics: “Jln Angin Lau” House Project in Singapore

Living Comfortably in the Tropics: “Jln Angin Lau” House Project in Singapore

Envisioned by Hyla Architects in Singapore, this three-level modern residence showcases a sleek façade and an impressive covered swimming pool. The project is entitled “Jln Angin Laut” and has a total living surface of 582 square meter.. Read More →

Hillside Dream Home Embedding Dramatic Panoramas Into Casual Californian Lifestyle

Hillside Dream Home Embedding Dramatic Panoramas Into Casual Californian Lifestyle

Beautifully isolated to shape a luxurious environment, the Holmby Hills Residence rests on a 57,250 square feet site in Holmby Hills, Bel Air, Los Angeles, so you can see where it gets its name from. The location inspired not only its name, but it.. Read More →

Narrow House Design Cleverly Adapted to Its Site in Melbourne, Australia

Narrow House Design Cleverly Adapted to Its Site in Melbourne, Australia

Challenged by the intricacies and opportunities of a small site in Melbourne, Australia, Inglis Architects came up with a clever narrow house design for project Fairbairn Road Residence. Masonry, timber and stone are the main materials employed for.. Read More →

Tiny Cabin in the Woods Exhibits a Unique Crystal Shape

Tiny Cabin in the Woods Exhibits a Unique Crystal Shape

This modern tiny cabin was envisioned by Copenhagen- and New York-based architects BIG, and is nestled in the woods of Lanesville, New York. Named A45, the project is a housing prototype that allows for personalization inside and out according to t.. Read More →

Whimsical Blend of Modern and Traditional Design: Equestrian Club Residence

Whimsical Blend of Modern and Traditional Design: Equestrian Club Residence

Completed by Krista Watterworth Design Studio, this stylish family residence in Wellington, Florida, United States inspires harmony throughout. The Equestrian Club project borrows its name from the local passion for horseback riding: “The ho.. Read More →

Australian Coastal Home Reveals Dynamic Façade

Australian Coastal Home Reveals Dynamic Façade

This coastal home in Australia was envisioned by Coy Yiontis Architects for an older couple with a soft spot for traveling. A friendly getaway for visiting grandchildren and friends, the residence was planned as a haven between adventures. Its la.. Read More →

Traditional House in Spain Incorporates a Contemporary Layout

Traditional House in Spain Incorporates a Contemporary Layout

The creative team behind Dom Arquitectura completed this House in la Cerdanya. An inspiring traditional house in Spain, it blends classic elements with contemporary living. The residence neighbors a beautiful natural park and takes advantage of t.. 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 →

Small Japanese Home Exhibiting an Intriguing Wooden Facade: Checkered House

Small Japanese Home Exhibiting an Intriguing Wooden Facade: Checkered House

Checkered House by Takeshi Shikauchi Architect Office is an urban residence made almost entirely out of wood, a material less and less used for building houses in Japan; “I thought about designing a wooden house in the city considering disast.. Read More →

Contemporary Architecture At Its Best: Cree Cultural Institute in Canada

Contemporary Architecture At Its Best: Cree Cultural Institute in Canada

Rubin & Rotman Architects completed Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute in the northern Canadian village of Oujé-Bougoumou, paying tribute to local architecture. The building’s concept turns to the Cree people’s traditional longhouse,.. 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 →

Sophisticated Residence Design Blurring the Lines Between Indoor and Outdoor 

Sophisticated Residence Design Blurring the Lines Between Indoor and Outdoor 

Located on a North-South oriented corner site in Brighton, Australia, this sophisticated residence was imagined for a mid-size family looking for an urban dwelling to enjoy daily. Exuding a rich modern feel via a multitude of indoor and outdoor liv.. Read More →

Forest-Edge Child-Friendly Family Home in Denmark

Forest-Edge Child-Friendly Family Home in Denmark

Rising next to a forest’s edge, this child-friendly family home in Aarhus, Denmark, invites the green surroundings inside throguh a series of openings, skylights and mesmerizing floor-to-ceiling windows. Designed by C.F. Møller Architect.. Read More →

Perforated Brick Entrance Screen Defining Fairbairn Road House in Australia

Perforated Brick Entrance Screen Defining Fairbairn Road House in Australia

Taking on the challenges of a narrow site, Inglis Architects designed and developed Fairbairn Road House in a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. The project showcases a simple architectural language of masonry, timber and stone, with emphasis on the f.. Read More →

Six-Bedroom Residence in Canada Opens Up to Gorgeous Views

Six-Bedroom Residence in Canada Opens Up to Gorgeous Views

The Vallée du Parc Residence is a reinterpretation of the works of Frank Lloyd Wright. The six-bedroom residence’s ground-floor plan sits in close relationship with the surroundings. Located in Mauricie, Québec region, Canada, the project o.. Read More →

Portuguese Hillside House Balances Indoor and Outdoor Spaces

Portuguese Hillside House Balances Indoor and Outdoor Spaces

Located in Gateira, Portugal, Casa na Galeria is a privately owned residence completed by Camarim Arquitectos in 2014. The hillside house, owned by a British couple who wanted a holiday retreat from their busy life in London, sits on a pictures.. Read More →

Contemporary Singapore Home Features Long Lines, Slatted Screens

Contemporary Singapore Home Features Long Lines, Slatted Screens

The Gallop House in Singapore was designed by architecture studio Formwerkz for a developer and his extended family. The three-story building resembles a narrow rectangular box, with a perpendicular lap pool extending toward a treehouse. “.. Read More →

Holiday Inspiring Palm-Tree Hideout in Vietnam: Oceanique Villas

Holiday Inspiring Palm-Tree Hideout in Vietnam: Oceanique Villas

Located in Mui Ne, a seaside holiday destination in Vietnam’s south east coast, Oceanique Villas by MM++ Architects is a daring residential project. According to the developers, the construction is composed of three units, two three-bedrooms vill.. Read More →

Panoramic Dream Home in Lichtenstein Gathering Thrilling Views

Panoramic Dream Home in Lichtenstein Gathering Thrilling Views

The impressive Schaan Residence by k_m architektur sits on a sloping site overlooking the Rhine Valley in Central Europe’s microstate Lichtenstein. “Wohnhaus Schaan” stretches over the hilly landscape, gathering mountains and sk.. Read More →

Hillside Home in Japan Reveals Playful Interiors

Hillside Home in Japan Reveals Playful Interiors

The Skyward House was envisioned by AC-AA Architects, a Japanese studio known to merge vernacular elements with modern functionality. A surreal green landscape surrounds the 4,402-square-foot (409-square-meter) hillside home. “The house need.. Read More →

Two Penthouses Merged into Expansive Home: The Chicago Hi-Rise Project

Two Penthouses Merged into Expansive Home: The Chicago Hi-Rise Project

This expansive Chicago home envisioned by Dresner Design and boasting an area of 5000 square feet (464 square meters) is in fact a luxurious merger of two penthouses. Developed for a couple of European musicians, the Chicago Hi-Rise project is nest.. Read More →

Volumetric Architecture Shaping Sophisticated Home in Ukraine 

Volumetric Architecture Shaping Sophisticated Home in Ukraine 

Buddy’s House was designed by Ukrainian architect Sergey Makhno to create a constant interaction between the indoors and outdoors. This was possible thanks to the owner’s openness to the architect’s ideas. Sergey imagined a back fa.. Read More →

Italianate-Style Row House in Brooklyn Gets an Elegant Upgrade

Italianate-Style Row House in Brooklyn Gets an Elegant Upgrade

This row house, developed by Lang Architecture in Brooklyn, N.Y., is the result of an architectural makeover. Originally a three-family residence, the home in the Carroll Gardens neighborhood now accommodates the contemporary living needs of a s.. Read More →

A Modern Retreat in the Canadian Woodlands

A Modern Retreat in the Canadian Woodlands

Embedded in the Canadian woodlands 90 minutes outside of Montreal, this modern retreat was envisioned by Paul Bernier Architecte. House on Lac Grenier appears to bend around the trees and follow the undulating lines of the terrain. The single-le.. 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 →

Choosing an Architect: 5 Things to Consider

Choosing an Architect: 5 Things to Consider

If you planned on cutting your hair short, you’d probably choose a stylist known for creating gorgeous pixie cuts. It’s the same idea with architects: each has their own style and specialty. And while two architects could have the same te.. Read More →

A Natural Safari Retreat in Botswana

A Natural Safari Retreat in Botswana

Architects Michaelis Boyd and Nick Plewman teamed up to design Sandibe Okavango, an ecologically friendly safari lodge located in Botswana. Built in the Okavango Delta, the lodge neighbors an active game reserve, giving guests plentiful oppor.. 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 →

Winter Vacation Retreat in Vermont Boasts Magnificent Views

Winter Vacation Retreat in Vermont Boasts Magnificent Views

This bright and spacious home in Fuller Hill, Vermont, was recently completed by the creative team at Touloukian Touloukian. A winding road leads the way to this contemporary refuge placed in an idyllic natural setting. The four-bedroom residence.. 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 →

High in the Slovenian Alps, a Shelter From the Storm

High in the Slovenian Alps, a Shelter From the Storm

High in the Slovenian Alps, a unique shelter was recently completed that has both mountaineers and architects applauding. It’s a bivouac — a no-frills shelter for hikers and mountain climbers, typically without doors. Despite its basic design, .. 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 →

Stacked White Volumes Edged in Black: Sanibell Office Building in The Netherlands

Stacked White Volumes Edged in Black: Sanibell Office Building in The Netherlands

RoosRos Architecten has developed a contemporary office building and a storage unit for Sanibell, manufacturer of quality ceramic hygiene ware, in Oud-Beijerland, The Netherlands. With an appearance of being constructed from stacked white blocks, e.. Read More →

Modern Cottage Design Flaunting an Inverted Floor-Plan

Modern Cottage Design Flaunting an Inverted Floor-Plan

Modern cottage design can make you rethink your perspective on solitude. This modern family cottage with dark framed windows captures expansive views of the forest around. Built on a steep cliff’s edge, the Val-des-Monts Cottage in the Gat.. Read More →

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