Urban Design

Mix of Stone, Concrete, Glass and Wood – The Wall House in Portugal

Take a look at this stunning private residence by Guedes Cruz Architects. Like a wall in a Castle not in stone, but in concrete, glass and wood. Not to for protection but because of the neighbours and the strong Atlantic Wind. A Patio house with a Mediterranean coun...

Private and Compact ‘Kooshk House’

For many, living inside a compact home or apartment complex is a comfortable or necessary reality. Sarsayeh Architects’ “Kooshk House” simultaneously provides the privacies of a family home with the feeling of being surrounded by nature. Located in ...

Futuristic 197 Building In The Heart Of Parramatta, Australia

Let us show you a tower inspired by nature and history by GroupGSA and Rafael de la Hoz. Winner of the International Design Excellence Competition for 197 Church Street, Parramatta, Australia. The architectural concept originates from the building’s location i...

LEGO House in Denmark by Bjarke Ingels Group

The LEGO House in Denmark has recently opened its doors to the public. Located in the town of Billund, where the iconic brick was first invented, the institution has been conceived as an immersive experience center, which includes paid attractions as well as areas th...

Big Green Bus – Private Stay Inside1982 West Midlands Metro Bus

Tucked away in a private woodland, the Big Green Buss brings a piece of the city to the Sussex countryside. The converted 1982 West Midlands metro bus now offers accommodations for six as well as a full kitchen, wet bath, and living area with a wood-burning stove. T...

Joshua Tree Container House Made of White Cargo Containers

Photo-realistic renderings of the proposed home by the London-based designer James Whitaker show a cluster of white cargo containers emerging like a starburst from a rocky site. Work is scheduled to begin next year on the Joshua Tree Residence in the California dese...

Wooden Guest House In A Former Factory Tower

US firm Andersson-Wise has created a tall silvery building containing bedrooms near a waterside holiday home in Austin, so that the owners can invite more guests to stay. Tower House perches atop a hill overlooking Lake Travis, one of Austin’s man-made lakes c...

The Rook Tiny House – High End House On Wheels

Today we want to tell you about the Rook Tiny House. This 22-foot long abode made by the Chattanooga, Tennessee-based Wind River Homes has a surprisingly urban vibe to it despite being built for anywhere but the city. The exterior of the home features painted vertic...

Futuristic Private Residence ‘CoMED’

Following the slope, the light-flooded residential “CoMED” building develops in a crystalline, conspicuous shape. Similar to a ski jumping facility, the Residential as a compact living space sits on the slope of its habitable outdoor areas and projecting...

Modern Two-Story House in New York

Maziar Behrooz Architecture has created a modern two-story house Amagansett, New York. The “lanes” in Amagansett, New York, offer a nearly idyllic village life: adjacent to Main street, walking distance to ocean, but far enough to feel protected from it,...

Stunning MAD’s Rock-Chaped Chaoyang Park Plaza

After topping out in mid-2015, Beijing’s ‘Chaoyang Park Plaza’ – the ambitious mixed-use development by MAD architects – is now nearing completion. The scheme, which reaches a total height of 120 meters, is located at the heart of the Chinese capit...

Small and Modern Back Country House in New Zealand

LTD Architectural Design Studio have designed a small and modern house in Puhoi, about 50 km north of Auckland, New Zealand. Surrounded by bush, the design of the house was inspired by the back country huts and the simplicity of their design. Locally sourced band sa...

Futuristic Concept House For Ones Who Saw Everything

This time we want to show you really crazy house – the Pyramid Solo House by TNA Architects. This wild pyramid is just one of 12 ‘ Solo House ‘ projects underway in Matarrana, Spain – a mountainous area in the eastern part of the country. That broade...

Guest House Inside Derelict Suffolk Windmill

UK firm Beech Architects has converted a 125-year-old windmill stump in Suffolk, England, into a guest house topped with an elliptical zinc-clad pod. Once a prominent feature of the landscape, the 60-foot-tall (18-metre) converted windmill now houses two bedrooms, a...

Modern House In Costa Rica With Stunning View

Cañas Arquitectos have designed this modern house with a sloped flat roof, that’s located in the Papagayo peninsula in Costa Rica, and is surrounded by forest. The design by architect Victor Cañas embraces the dramatic setting and takes full advantage o...

Cozy Geodesic Dome to See Total Solar Eclipse

As you might have heard, August 21 will mark the first total solar eclipse seen across the US in almost 100 years. This Solar Eclipse Stay is the ideal way to experience it. You’ll start by spending the night of the 20th in a geodesic dome in rural Oregon, joi...

Innovative Desert House With Tesla Solar Roof

BMDesign‘s ‘Alavi house’ is located in the city of Isfahan in Iran, set at the foothills of the Zagros mountain range on the edge of the desert, with hardly any rainfall and year-round high temperatures. To get around this problem, the architects de...

15 Most Creative Modern Wooden Houses

In an age where glass and metal are the most prevalent building materials, wooden houses are a sight for sore eyes. Sure, they present a more idyllic, natural aesthetic – a perfect break from the monotony of modern concrete jungles – but the advantages of living...

New Salvador Dali Museum in St Petersburg, Florida

Named one of AOL Travel’s “Buildings You Have to See Before You Die,” this new museum houses the world’s most comprehensive collection of Salvador Dali’s art outside of Spain. The American Institute of Architects placed the building on i...

Modern Villa From Wood And Metal

Villa Heerenveen was designed by Lautenbag Architectuur. The clients are a young couple with two toddlers. They have a full agenda and wanted an efficiënt house, closer to work and school. A modern spacious house with a large kitchen/dining area was their wish. ...

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