Urban Design

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...

Former Navy Helicopter Has Been Transformed Into A Unique Hotel Room

The team at Mains Farm in Stirling, Scotland, thought creatively and invested in a decommissioned Royal Navy ZA127 Sea King Helicopter, so they could turn it into a unique form of overnight accommodation. The helicopter has had its exterior updated and the interior ...

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...

Pigalle, Ill-Studio and Nike Have Redesigned The Paris Duperré Basketball Court

French design and photography agency Ill-Studio and fashion brand Pigalle have redesigned and repainted the Paris Duperré basketball court, with support from Nike. The court is squeezed between buildings in a Parisian suburb on Rue Duperré, and became...

Wonderful Hotel Room In Estonia by ÖÖD

ÖÖD hotel rooms are designed for short-term accommodation and holiday housing. They require little effort to complete installation, as much as eight hours of work, and can be installed in any part of Estonia without needing any special permission. Its price...

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...

Floating Manta Ray-Shaped Ferry Terminal By Vincent Callebaut

Architect Vincent Callebaut has designed a floating ferry terminal for Seoul with a form that references the hyperbolic geometry of a Manta Ray. Suspended above the marina and adjacent gardens, the structure offers elevated views across the Han river and Yeouido par...

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, “...

Paper Aviary at St James’s Market – Paper Birds Exhibition

Today we want to show you interesting project combining creative pavilion and beautiful paper birds by Estudio Guardabosques. “We are very happy to have been invited to exhibit our paper bird at St James London, in the United Kingdom. It’s a collaboration...

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 ...

Ultra Modern Triangular VMS Minimalist House

Placed on a triangular plot on the outskirts of a small town, the VMS House by Marcos Miguélez takes advantage of its layout to provide natural light throughout the day. The home’s two bedrooms sit off one side to better capture the morning sunlight, while the...

Tent Inspired House In The Forest Of New Zealand

Architect Chris Tate has designed this simple tent-like cabin that’s surrounded by trees and located on Waiheke Island, New Zealand. Wanting to capture the back-to-basics simplicity of camping, Chris designed the Tent House with two levels that feature a main ...

Modern Countryside Villa by Maas Architecten

Maas Architecten has completed a modern villa in the Dutch countryside. It was designed by Lochem-based Maas Architecten for a site on the edge of the town of Berlicum in the Dutch province of North Brabant. Called Modern Countryside Villa, it is located in an open ...

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