Urban Design

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...

Stunning Murals by Swiss-based Artists Duo NEVERCREW

Swiss-based artists duo Christian Rebecchi and Pablo Togni are the artists behind NEVERCREW, a street art collaboration that now spans over two decades. Through artworks that primarily take the form of large-scale murals, the artists seek to highlight and ask questi...

Cerrado House in Brazil’s Serra da Moeda Mountain

Set at the foothils of Brazil’s Serra da Moeda mountain range, the Cerrado House by Vazio S/A celebrates its surroundings with a stunning design and zero landscaping. The soaring height of the main living space’s ceiling is further enhanced by huge expanses o...

12 Of The World’s Most Extraordinary Swimming Pools

As swimming pools get built, new standards are being set in luxury, comforts and amenities. With infinity pools having become mainstream, the trend is to have pools in unique locations such as skyscrapers. Here are 12 of the world’s most extraordinary swimming poo...

Saratoga Hill House

The home, designed by Designs Northwest Architects, sits at the bottom of an extremely steep slope, that experiences periodic shallow surface mud slides. As mud slides are a definite possibility, and due to the location of the home being on a remote beach without ro...

TOP 10 Most Amazing Architectural Projects Of The World

There are some pretty amazing buildings being constructed around the world; some of them absolutely defy conventional human civil engineering wisdom and others challenge the laws of gravity. Every year seems to take the bar higher; pioneers of material sciences, civi...

Refúgio na Montaria

Perched at the edge of Viana do Castelo on Portugal’s Northern coast sits a single-family residence which overlooks the Serra d’Arga mountains beyond. The angular, concrete structure juts out of the lush hillside as naturally as a formation of rocks worn...

The Two Hulls House in Nova Scotia, Canada

Located in a glaciated landscape on the coast of Nova Scotia in Canada, the Two Hulls House integrates into the natural environment but also enhances this striking area with its creative design. The project was completed by Canadian studio, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Ar...

Straumsnes Cabin by Norwegian Architects Rever & Drage

Take a look at Straumsnes Cabin by Norwegian architects, Rever & Drage. It is afforded some mightily impressive views that make it such an appealing place to live. Situated in a glorious spot overlooking the Norwegian Sea, Straumsnes is a mixture of old and new ...

Modern Villa ‘Mistral’ in Singapore

Villa Mistral designed by Mercurio Design Lab is located in the island of Sentosa in Singapore, a mere 15 minute drive from downtown. Named after the seasonal strong, north-westerly wind that blows across the Mediterranean, Mistral is like a sleek cruise ship. Paint...

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