Urban Design

Mirror Mirror Roof House

Sitting above the rooftops in The Netherlands, the Mirror Mirror Roof House puts all other tree houses to shame. Like its name implies, the cubed roof extension is clad in a mirrored glass, reflecting the landscape around it and making it almost disappear into the b...

Beautiful House in Rye, New York Remodeled by Joeb Moore & Partners

This time we want to show you beautiful and spacious 4,815-square-foot home, located in Rye, New York, United States, was remodeled by Joeb Moore & Partners in 2014. “The renovation/addition of this Tudor style residence in Rye, New York links the home to i...

Creative Twisted Hotel in China by Bengo Studio

Timber-clad rooms are stacked vertically and rotated around a spiral staircase to form this hotel in China’s Anhui province, treating guests to 360-degree views of the surrounding tree-covered mountains. Shanghai architecture office Bengo Studio designed the ...

Sunset Chapel In The Acapulco Hills

Mexican studio BNKR Arquitectura has recently created a sunset chapel in Acapulco, Mexico. The project was designed to fulfill the client’s straightforward requests: the chapel is to take advantage of the picturesque views with the sun setting directly behind ...

Stone House in Franklin Mountains

In the hardened foothills of the Franklin Mountains, on a lot overlooking downtown El Paso, architects Darci Hazelbaker and Dale Rush elevated a stoic, three-story home using the only material in sight: stone. The residence is supported by two lower levels that are ...

High House

Hovering above a Quebec hillside, the High House uses a foundation of stilts to adapt to its snowy terrain. The gabled structure is elevated off the ground to protect the first level from the frigid elements, while also creating a protected outdoor area. Its clean ...

Steyn Studio’s Chapel Emulates The Mountains That Surround It

UK practice Steyn Studio worked with South African studio TV3 Architects to design the Bosjes Chapel, which is located on the Bosjes Farm in South Africa’s picturesque Witzenberg district. The surface of the cast-concrete roof rises and falls to create a sinuo...

Flying House Symbolizes A Pilot’s Daily Characteristic Of Flight

Seoul-based architecture practice IROJE KHM Architects, led by HyoMan Kim, completes Flying House (or Pilot’s House) for a young pilot and his family to create their futuristic home located in the new developing town near the Incheon airport, South Korea. Flyi...

Mirage: A Suburban House From Mirrors in California Desert

Perched at the juncture where the San Jacinto mountains open into the Coachella valley in California, artist Doug Aitken has erected a ranch-style suburban home covered entirely in mirrors. Titled Mirage, the house appears like an inverted kaleidoscope, reflecting e...

Modern Concrete U Retreat by IDMM Architects

Bordered by the Sori-San mountain range in Korea, the U retreat by IDMM architects sits at the core of the Sari-Gol valley in Hongcheon-gun Daegok-ri. Looking down on the site from as little a distance of 40 meters, a sharp vertical cliff stretches at an altitude of...

Superhouse – Series of Limited Edition Luxury Residences

Conceived as both a brand and an ethos, superhouse intends to create 30 properties around the world for ‘super-rich’ clients. The concept was created by the founder of Ström Architects, Magnus Ström , whose idea for limited-edition luxury resid...

Incredible Tree-House Hotel in Canada

Free Spirit Spheres are located on a coastal and heavily forested portion of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. These spheres truly look like they’re from another world. Each of the three distinct dwellings are hoisted high above the ground and sit am...

Bigwood Residence

Extending out from the Idaho mountains, the Bigwood House brings an industrial aesthetic to its desert landscape. The east end of the house is anchored into the hillside by a stone and concrete foundation, allowing the steel and glass volumes to project out and focu...

Concrete Villa 131 By Bracket Design Studio

Iranian architect Shervin Hosseini of Bracket Design Studio has recently completed the concrete-cast villa 131 in Urban Isfahan, Iran. The city itself is historically known as a garden city, a characteristic which waned under the increasing development and chaos tha...

Modern Mountain Restaurant In The Italian Alps

The “Oberholz Mountain Hut” is a restaurant and lounge facility which protrudes out from the Italian Dolomites at 2,000 m above sea level. The scheme, which won a competition back in 2015, is designed by Milan-based firm Peter Pichler Architecture and Pa...

Hupomone Ranch – Original Barn House in California

Hupomone Ranch is an original 160-acre homestead located just a few miles outside of the small Californian town of Petaluma. Designed by architecture firm Turnbull Griffin Haesloop, the property was neglected for 30 years, but has now been transformed into a stunnin...

Dubai Is Building The Region’s Largest Marina And A Truly Spectacular Lighthouse

Dubai is all about its glitz and glam, yes, and it is also about ambitious progression. It is where all the action is happening, infrastructurally-speaking. After a relatively dull year for the oil-rich nation, crude oil prices reduced their pace last year which res...

Mask House – A Space of Myriad Sanctuaries

Take a look at the stunning tree house – Mask House. A place for nature contemplation as well as meditation. A thoughtful example of conceptual architecture. Designed by WOJR but not yet built, the cabin will stand in a woodland area in upstate New York, at the...

Modern Private Studio Next To A Pond

Australian firm Branch Studio Architects, have recently completed this small multi-purpose retreat for their client that wanted ‘a slow moving space that would provide a refuge from the hectic paces of modern life. A slow building for slow living.’ Sitti...

Comfortable Treehouse Under The Northern Lights

International architecture and design company Snøhetta has created the ultimate tree house in one of the most beautiful corners of the world. “The 7th Room” is a luxury hotel in Northern Sweden, near the Arctic Circle and its mission is to shorten...

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