Urban Design

‘Hyperbolic’ Installation Aroun a 100-Year-Old Building Facade in Lodz

Artist Crystal Wagner just unveiled her latest site-specific installation titled “Hyperbolic” in Lodz, Poland, a piece that creates an unusual juxtaposition of an unwieldy organic growth against the backdrop of a 100-year-old art nouveau facade. Wagner i...

Pineapple Villa for Spongebob Fans

Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Thanks to Nickelodeon you can now live in a pineapple just like Spongebob (minus the ‘under the sea’ part). Located in the Dominican Republic, this real-life pineapple villa was created by Nickelodeon and Nick Reso...

Unique Hotel La Dimora di Metello

In the southern part of Italy in the historical town of Matera, are world famous cave-dwellings. Carved thousands of years ago, these caves that were once homes and churches have recently been turned into a contemporary tourist hotel. Designed by Manca Studio, 300 s...

Golf House by Luciano Kruk

Rising from sand dunes on a golf course located on Costa Esmeralda, Argentina, the Golf House stands out thanks to its geometric design and brutalist architecture yet perfectly complements and establishes a dialogue with the natural environment. The striking house w...

Rev House – Floating Luxury Penthouse

Take the Rev House is a personalized and built-to-order home on the water that’s perfect for anything from weekend getaways to seasonal stays. Each Rev House is developed by individuals who embraced the yachting lifestyle, be it afternoons on the water, evening d...

A Sculptor’s House by Montréal Based Architecture Firm YH2

Marie-Claude Hamelin and Loukas Yiacouvakis of architecture firm YH2, have worked together with sculptor Jacek Jarnuszkiewicz, to design a home for himself in East Bolton, Quebec, Canada. The architects mentioned that “the project was conceived following the g...

Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan – Over 1300 Years Old Hotel

Nestled amidst numerous hot springs, the Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan is the oldest hotel in the world. Interestingly, this hotel has been run by lineages of the same family for over a millennium. This hotel has catered to the needs of ancient samurais and modern touris...

The Torcuato House Pavilion

The Torcuato House Pavilion is designed not just as an extension to a main residence, but as a peaceful retreat that provides a space for reflection and nature contemplation. The project was completed by Besonias Almeida Arquitectos, an architecture practice based i...

Casa Pajarera by Catalina Patiño & Viviana Peña

Casa Pajarera is a residential project completed jointly by Catalina Patiño & Viviana Peña. The 1,292-square-foot home is located in Retiro, Antioquia, Colombia. It is located on the top of the south-eastern hillside of the Aburrá Valley, in...

This House Built On A Single Column Can Rotate 360-Degrees

Recently on display at the OMI International Arts Center in Ghent, New York, was this unique piece of architecture. Designed and built by architect-artist duo Alex Schweder and Ward Shelley, the “ReActor” is a habitable sculpture where the...

Kaleidoscopic Street Art By Hoxxoh

Miami-based artist Douglas Hoekzema, also known as Hoxxoh, creates incredibly beautiful kaleidoscopic murals. By layering different colored continuous rings, he can turn a plain wall into a hypnotizing portal-looking mural that looks like you could be sucked in if you ...

Spectacular Chalet in Selva di Val Gardena

This spectacular chalet situated in Selva di Val Gardena, Italy, was designed in 2016 by Rudolf Perathoner Architect. “In Selva of Val Gardena at an altitude of 1563 meter, at the foot of the impressive natural landscape of the UNESCO World Heritage Dolomites,...

Sou Fujimoto Creates a Stacked Rental Space Tower for House Vision Tokyo

Commissioned by the Daito Trust Construction, Sou Fujimoto’s pavilion for House Vision 2 is a response to “redefining the rental house”. Creating a model that visualizes as a interconnected system of pathways, common areas and plant-filled terraces...

Koda Tiny Home by Kodasema

Estonia-based firm Kodasema creates creative tiny Koda house. This thing is essentially a nice big concrete box with one side made primarily from glass. That isn’t to put this down at all – much of the appeal of the home comes from its simplistic design....

House H by Abiboo Architecture

This contemporary private residence located in Madrid, Spain, was designed by Abiboo Architecture. ” House H is located in an exclusive area in Madrid. The house has a floor area of 16,145 sq. ft. (1.500 m2) and is the answer to the broad and diverse functiona...

Summer House With Magnificent Views

Located on the island of Syros, on a sloped hill overlooking the Aegean Sea, this summer house provides the perfect retreat space for the owners and their friends, offering magnificent views of the Greek coastal landscape. The house and four separate guesthouses are de...

Phillipe Starck’s Blade-Shaped Wine Cellar

French designer, Philippe Starck recently joined forces with fellow architect, Luc Arsène-Henry, to construct a stainless steel cellar for Château les Carmes Haut-Brion. The Bordeaux wine estate desired a structure that can withstand unstable environmen...

Box on the Rock Residence by Schwartz and Architecture

Located in the hills above the Sonoma Valley, Box on the Rock is a modest residence at 2,000 square feet that began as a simple box, due to site and budget constraints. Schwartz and Architecture were tasked with designing the house on a challenging site, thanks to s...

Modern Cabin in Hemlock Forest, Quebec, Canada

Surrounded by a Hemlock forest in Quebec, Canada, is a cabin for a couple of young professionals and their two children. Designed by architect Jean Verville, the cabin is tucked away into a slightly sloped lot. Exterior steps lead down to a terrace that’s cove...

Jungle House by Brazilian Studio MK27

A swimming pool on the roof of this concrete residence by Brazilian office Studio MK27 sits within the dense canopy of a coastal rainforest in São Paulo state. Studio MK27 nestled Jungle House within a clearing in the dense vegetation covering the mountainou...

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