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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...

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. ...

Elegant Re-Work of Old 1930s Californian Bungalow

Today’s project by Architect Prineas sought to re-work the footprint of an existing 1930s Californian Bungalow, without compromising the character of the original home. A rear addition draws on an open plan layout that affords the clients an opportunity to cre...

Private Futuristic Astronomical Observatory in US – Gemma Observatory

Designed by Anmahian Winton Architects, Gemma is a private astronomical observatory is located on a remote mountain summit in central New Hampshire. The site is characterized by granite outcroppings and is situated at the center of a three-mile radius “dark...

Compact Living Unit Adaptable To Various Climate Conditions And Terrains

Slovenian architecture firm OFIS Architects developed a living unit. Research for the cabin was initiated by OFIS Architects and Permiz, C+C, C28 and AKT to develop a self-contained wooden shell, flexible and adaptable for different locations, climate conditions and...

Modern Wooden House in Australia

Architecture studio tenfiftyfive have recently completed an addition to an old heritage house in Melbourne, Australia. Black steel windows that project away from the timber facade of the extension create a strong visual contrast. At the rear of the house there’...

Innovative Folding House From Wood And Glass

This dynamic house was designed and built by Caspar Schols as a hobby space for his mother. Schols designed the pavilion with no formal architecture training after his mother asked for a pavilion that could be used for dinner parties with friends, theatre performance...

Casa AB – Contemporary House From Concrete and Steel in Mexico

This beautiful contemporary residence located in León, Mexico, was designed in 2017 by e|arquitectos. “The project Casa AB is based on an architectural program of 623.90 built square meters, developed along three stories, taking place over a site with a...

Contemporary House by the Forest by KAA studio

Bordering the woods in a small village in the Czech Republic, the House by the Forest by KAA studio fits a contemporary interior inside its vintage shell. The home’s exterior form was left in its original state, altered only by the addition of new windows and a...

Viking Seaside Summer House by FREAKS Architecture

Repurposed from an existing fishing shack, the Viking Summer House by FREAKS Architecture is a minimal beach retreat on the coast of France. Although construction regulations kept the structure’s size and shape unchanged, the roof and exterior facade were upgr...

The Barn – Rustic House, Gym and Garage

Whatever the attraction, the architectural barn style was the look that the homeowners were after when they decided to add a guesthouse to their 15-acre property on Tucker Ranch. The couple’s architect and friend, John Carney of Carney Logan Burke Architects...

Ultramodern Villa Ypsilon By LASSA Architects

Generally speaking, architects look to create spaces that flow well with their surrounding environment. In the case of the Villa Ypsilon house by LASSA Architects – this building practically disappears. Located on the top of a hill in the middle of an olive grove ...

Contemporary Tree House in South Africa by Malan Vorster

Tree houses are quite popular since they remind childhood and force you to think of time spent in fairly small spaces, sparsely furnished, if at all, and of tiny structures coarsely built into trees in our backyards. The Cape Town-based architectural firm Malan Vorst...

Wooden Light-Filled Skyline House By Terry And Terry

Situated near the top of the Eastbay Mountain Range overlooking the city of Oakland, this bright and airy property sits approximately 1,800 feet above sea level designed for a young family. The clients coveted an open plan home that would embrace the views of the ba...

Infinity House With A Swimming Pool On The Roof

Perched atop a hill in northern Norway, the Infinity House designed by Vladimir Konovalov uses a series of large apertures in its rectangular concrete form to maximize its views of the surrounding mountains and the Norwegian Sea. The interior of the superstructure is...

Solar Egg Sauna In The Northernmost Town In Sweden

This Solar Egg sauna in Kiruna, Sweden – the northernmost town in the country – provides residents with a nesting place to warm up in the cold climate. Designed by Swedish artist duo Bigert & Bergström for real estate company Riksbyggen, “...

Modern Wooden House In Slovenia by studio PIKAPLUS

studio PIKAPLUS have designed this small two bedroom house surrounded by a forest in Slovenia, that has an exterior of black metal siding and a softer light wood interior. Inside the home, black furniture and design elements contrast the light wood interior, like in ...

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