Creative Houses

Concrete Midden Garden Pavilion in South Africa

Part of a larger renovation of a house in Cape Town, South Africa, this concrete pavilion was designed to enable the home owners to enjoy their garden. Designed by  Metropolis Design, the garden pavilion uses concrete, timber and textured plaster to create...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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