Urban Design

‘Three Views / A House’ by New Wave Architecture

Designed by local-based practice New Wave Architecture, “Three views / A House” is a project that wants to highlight the relationship human beings have with nature and how they are tangled to natural landscapes. Located on the northern side of Tehran, nea...

Glass-Walled Home Nestled in the Rocky Landscape of Larvik, Norway

Lille Arøya is a residential project completed by Lund Hagem. The 8,084-square-foot home is located in Larvik, Norway. “The clients; an interior architect, an artist and their one child (now two children) came to Lund Hagem to renew their holiday home w...

Living on the Edge: 10 of the Most Spectacular Cliff Top Houses

There’s something truly special in being at the top and looking down at the world lying at your feet. And it’s not just the spectacular views! It gets you in high spirit and makes you feel so happy! Who wouldn’t then desire to live atop a high hill...

Sustainable Residence And Atelier In Morocco

Located in a rural landscape populated with olive trees, the “Residence-Atelier-Foundation” is oriented to face the majestic white outline of Morocco’s Atlas mountains. Designed by Philippe Barriere, the scheme comprises a private dwelling for the ...

Elegant Geometric Villa V3 by ARDESS

Simple geometry and structural dynamism create a unique residential space in Risskov, Denmark. Villa V3 is designed by ARDESS as a single family home with four levels and an integrated garage, and it’s a striking example of modern Scandinavian architecture and...

David Tajchman’s Topological Gran Mediterraneo Tower For Tel Aviv

Designed by Belgian architect David Tajchman, the “Gran Mediterraneo” is a conceptual highrise building conceived for the Israeli city of Tel Aviv. The scheme brings together a range of innovative functions, including an automated car-park and induction ...

Mima Light Levitating House

Thanks to a wooden foundation covered in mirrors, the Mima LightHouse appears to levitate above the ground on which it sits. Its modular design keeps environmental impact to a minimum, and allows for installation in a variety of spots where traditional building methods...

Remarkable Tubular Glass House Built Around Tree

Kazakh history is rife with stories of people throwing stones, making this glass tree-house, by Kazakh architect Aibek Almassov, the perfect weapon to combat stone proliferation. First designed in 2013, the dream was shattered when investors pulled out; now, however...

Hidden Residence On The Shores Of The New Zealand

Tucked away on the shores of the New Zealand coastline, is this beachside house, designed by Patterson Associates. The house is nestled into the Banks Peninsula, hidden among the hills, with it’s own little private beach and cove to enjoy. The cottage has been...

Modern “Casa GG” by Elias Rizo Arquitectos

Under the graceful expression of a concrete-cast butterfly roof “Casa GG” sits respectfully atop a small green plateau in a natural clearing that boasts a rugged terrain of hills and valleys framing the colima volcano in the distance. Designed by Mexican...

Heart Stopping Restaurant over Copper Canyon

Mexican architecture firm Tall Arquitectos just released some renderings of Bire Bitori, the heart stopping cliff side restaurant and cocktail lounge. The concept embeds the establishment within the rock face of the heart-stopping landscape high above Mexico’s...

World’s Greenest Eco Resort In UAE

Baharash Architecture practice has unveiled its design for the world’s greenest eco resort located in the UAE. Situated in Liwa, the UAE’s southern region, the resort is one of several the eco company is planning to instigate over the next few years. The ...

Contemporary Howe Farm by IPT Architects

The Howe Farm is a modest contemporary dwelling located on an open 9.5 hectare plot of land in Buckinghamshire, UK. Local studio IPT Architects designed the structure to unfold along its long axis as one progresses further into the site. An unassuming and carefully ...

Angular White House in Tokyo

Designed to exploit the constraints of Japanese planning laws, this corner dwelling guarantees its inhabitants more living space than they had originally thought possible. Located in a residential suburb of Tokyo, the design by architect Junichi Sampei encompasses t...

Elegant Copper Villa by Camillo Botticini Architetto With Alpine Views

Set in a clearing near the Passo del Cavallo, a high Alpine pass in Italy’s Brescia province, Alps Villa is framed by a open valley to the south and the peaks of the Alps to the north. A panoramic window surrounded by a faceted wood and corrugated copper frame...

Diane Middlebrook Studios – A Stunning View for a Writer’s Retreat

The Djerassi Resident Artists Program, located in the Santa Cruz Mountains, is a place where creatives can go to rejuvenate their spirit and get some serious work done. To achieve this, it starts with the architecture – the spaces must be conducive to writing....

Unique Cabin Built Among The Rocky Coast of Norway

Architecture firm Lund Hagem have designed a small cabin, located in Sandefjord, Norway. The site was originally home to two small sheds, which have since been replaced by the cabin. Nestled between large rocks and dense vegetation, the new building has a roof that...

Cement-Clad Melbourne House With Perforated Screens

Perforated screens cover the windows of this cement-clad house in Melbourne by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects, allowing light from within to shine through circular openings. Jackson Clements Burrows designed the house as an “open-plan sanctuary in the inne...

Unique Treehotel in Sweden

Treehotel offers a unique hotel experience: treerooms with contemporary design in the middle of unspoiled nature. Here you can forget about the time constraints of everyday life, enjoy the serenity, and rejuvenate in a sophisticated yet familiar environment. Treehot...

The Red House in Oslo, Norway by JVA Architects

Take a look at the Red House by JVA. It’s set in the suburbs of Oslo, Norway, in the frequently snow-covered hills. The house’s most defining feature is its red paint job, that sticks out like a sore thumb among the hill that it sits on. The house has tw...

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