Creative Houses

Complicated Modern Cottage in Japan

For this lakeside house in Japan, Tokyo-based studio Sugawaradaisuke used five interlocking levels to create multiple viewing platforms both inside and outside the property. Rather than a traditional two-storey structure, the architecture practice designed a multi-le...

Small is Beautiful: 15 Modern Tiny Houses

Microdwelling is the new favorite of the environmentally and economically aware. Not only are they innovative, they also take care of space and pollution crunch. You can buy one for yourself, or you can retire to one during the weekend to get your batteries charged....

Modern Home in Scotland Shrouded in 17th Century Ruins

Without touching a single stone in the ruins of a 17th century farmhouse in Scotland, two architects managed to incorporate it exactly as it is into a modern, ultra-efficient, solar-powered family home. Lily Jencks Studio and Nathanael Dorent Architecture collaborat...

Concrete House in Chile with a Cantilevered Swimming Pool

Entitled ‘Casa H’, this residence in Chile is a testament to the beauty of reinforced concrete. Designed by Felipe Assadi, Trinidad Schönthaler, and Macarena Avila, the dwelling is composed of a succession of longitudinal and transverse beams that ...

Contemporary Shipping Container Home from Cocoon Modules

Athens, Greece based Cocoon Modules has partnered up with natural mattress brand COCO-MAT to turn a shipping container into a place someone would actually like to live. The container architecture startup takes old shipping containers and creates ideal modern dwelling...

Asymmetrical Villa M in Berlin

For Graft Architects, ‘Villa M’ in Berlin was a chance to rethink the traditional typology of a private house. The structure resembles more of a boulder than a human home as we have come to know it. Its glacial appearance is achieved by cladding the fa&c...

Modern Wooden House ‘Malangen’ by Stinessen Arkitektur

Stinessen Arkitektur have designed a modern house that sits on the Malangen peninsula in Norway, for a family and their visiting friends. The layout of the home involves several individual volumes connected via in-between spaces and a central winter garden. ...

Cozy Concrete and Glass Cabin in Argentina

Hidden in the peaceful forest of the Argentinian shore on a 200 square meters area, every child’s dream finally comes true: a life-size house in the forest. The architect Luciano Kruk stayed true to his “square” style and designed the house on two floo...

Modern Rectangular House with Pool in Australia

This rectangular house is an exercise in simplicity. Built on top of a hill in Portsea, Australia, the modern home is comprised of three parts that connect together and stretch into an elongated volume. Its exacting shape and sharp edges are a lovely, if unnatural, ...

New Modern Frontier Cornelia Tiny House

There are tiny houses for all kinds of budgets: ultra-affordable, do-it-yourself affairs, or vehicles converted into tiny houses on wheels, and on the other end of the spectrum, high-end, luxurious tiny gems that have price tags to match. Designed and built by Nashv...

Modern Wooden Barn by MOTIV Architects

Asher deGroot of MOTIV Architects has designed a modern barn in Langley, BC, Canada, for his parents who own a modest hobby farm. The simplicity of the barn’s form is intentionally reminiscent of traditional North American barns. It’s clad entirely in ve...

Fully Rotating Round House in Italy

Architect Roberto Rossi has completed a house in northern Italy that can rotate 360 degrees. Balanced on a central pillar, the octagonal house can be mechanically rotated in both directions to give its owner varied views. The rotation is also used to direct the hous...

Little White Wedding Chapel in Modern Style in Beijing

Vector Architects has built a little white chapel on a Chinese beach, but raised it up above the sands so that seawater can wash underneath. Named Seashore Chapel, the sculptural building provides a small place of worship for Beidaihe, a seaside town east of Beijing...

Oslo-based Studio Designed The Most Scenic Modern Toilet Facility

The latest architectural addition to Norway’s scenic tourist routes is a rest area featuring a modern toiletfacility that sweeps upwards from a poured-concrete viewing terrace. Oslo-based studio Haugen/Zohar Arkitekter (HZA) designed the Ureddplassen rest area ...

Treehouse Retreat in Montana Glacier Park

Treehouses, thankfully, aren’t one of the many things we had to leave behind as we grew older. There are still plenty out there – you can just check our collection of 15 awesome treehouses around the world. And today we want to show you another one ̵...

Modern Concrete Block House in Kuala Lumpur

A faceted concrete shell punctuated by openings of varying sizes wraps around this house in Kuala Lumpur, which contains pockets of interior landscaping that create private outdoor spaces. Local studio Formzero designed The Window House for a hillside site on the ed...

Round Tiny House ‘Escape Pod’ by Podmakers

The “Escape Pod” from UK-based design firm Podmakers, is a spherical hideout that lets you get away from it all. This unique space is a versatile backyard dwelling cab be used as a garden retreat for workers, visitors, a music or writer´s studio, o...

Modern Cottage Design in Saint-Elie-de-Caxton by YH2

Right on the shores of Lac Plaisant in the village of Saint-Élie-de-Caxton, the Window on the Lake house rests on the same land as an old family cottage. Design by YH2, the minimalist abode features wood construction both outside and in with a gable roof that...

Manhwaricano – Surprising Geometric Home In Korea

Located in Manhwa-ri, South Korea, the Manhawricano home is designed by Rieuldorang Atelier architects. In this residential project, architect Kim Seongyoul aimed to explore the idea of how beauty can be produced out of the simplest and most ordinary forms. She says,...

Oregon Wine Tasting Room by Lever Architecture

Surrounded by 23 acres of Oregon’s wine country, the L’Angolo Estate Tasting Room is a reflection of the landscape around it. The structure is comprised of two cantilevered roofs, inspired by the neighboring oak trees. Underneath the oversized canopy sit...

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