Urban Design

Wooden Guest House In A Former Factory Tower

US firm Andersson-Wise has created a tall silvery building containing bedrooms near a waterside holiday home in Austin, so that the owners can invite more guests to stay. Tower House perches atop a hill overlooking Lake Travis, one of Austin’s man-made lakes c...

The Rook Tiny House – High End House On Wheels

Today we want to tell you about the Rook Tiny House. This 22-foot long abode made by the Chattanooga, Tennessee-based Wind River Homes has a surprisingly urban vibe to it despite being built for anywhere but the city. The exterior of the home features painted vertic...

Futuristic Private Residence ‘CoMED’

Following the slope, the light-flooded residential “CoMED” building develops in a crystalline, conspicuous shape. Similar to a ski jumping facility, the Residential as a compact living space sits on the slope of its habitable outdoor areas and projecting...

Modern Two-Story House in New York

Maziar Behrooz Architecture has created a modern two-story house Amagansett, New York. The “lanes” in Amagansett, New York, offer a nearly idyllic village life: adjacent to Main street, walking distance to ocean, but far enough to feel protected from it,...

Stunning MAD’s Rock-Chaped Chaoyang Park Plaza

After topping out in mid-2015, Beijing’s ‘Chaoyang Park Plaza’ – the ambitious mixed-use development by MAD architects – is now nearing completion. The scheme, which reaches a total height of 120 meters, is located at the heart of the Chinese capit...

Small and Modern Back Country House in New Zealand

LTD Architectural Design Studio have designed a small and modern house in Puhoi, about 50 km north of Auckland, New Zealand. Surrounded by bush, the design of the house was inspired by the back country huts and the simplicity of their design. Locally sourced band sa...

Futuristic Concept House For Ones Who Saw Everything

This time we want to show you really crazy house – the Pyramid Solo House by TNA Architects. This wild pyramid is just one of 12 ‘ Solo House ‘ projects underway in Matarrana, Spain – a mountainous area in the eastern part of the country. That broade...

Guest House Inside Derelict Suffolk Windmill

UK firm Beech Architects has converted a 125-year-old windmill stump in Suffolk, England, into a guest house topped with an elliptical zinc-clad pod. Once a prominent feature of the landscape, the 60-foot-tall (18-metre) converted windmill now houses two bedrooms, a...

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...

Cozy Geodesic Dome to See Total Solar Eclipse

As you might have heard, August 21 will mark the first total solar eclipse seen across the US in almost 100 years. This Solar Eclipse Stay is the ideal way to experience it. You’ll start by spending the night of the 20th in a geodesic dome in rural Oregon, joi...

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...

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