Vladimir Kim

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Micro-Architecture: 40 Big Ideas for Small Cabins

In spite of their apparent simplicity, small cabins have always been a welcome design challenge in which scale, materiality and habitability must be …

Design

How to Calculate Staircase Dimensions and Designs

This question can be basic and you may know the answer, but it's always good to remember some elementary calculations that help us to streamline the …

19 NYC Secrets Even New Yorkers Don't Know

When you're living in a city whose history dates back to the 1600s, every day is an opportunity to discover another mind-blowing piece of historical …

Cantilevering modern home redefines the ranch house

Long and lean<p>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, contrast to …

Architecture

20 Places You Have to Visit Before You Turn 30

An old adage says to travel while you're young, and while I firmly believe that world travel is fulfilling at any age, there's a certain wonder that …

Stone roses: the amazing homes - and interiors - being built using one of the humblest of materials

If you want to build a home that has a sense of immortality about it, build it in stone. From the Parthenon to St Paul’s, to the humblest country cottage, it stands for solidity and ­authenticity. Some cities or regions have such a strong association with a particular stone that it’s almost used as …

Altus designs Minnesota home and accompanying "shiny shed" to blend with the forest

US studio Altus Architecture + Design has created a low-lying residence for a wooded site in Minnesota with glazed and cedar walls, along with a …

Architecture

paz arquitectura's exposed concrete house in guatemala contrasts with surrounding woods

<b>located in a new neighborhood close to guatemala city, paz arquitectura’s ‘LP1 house’ project occupies the high part of a sloped lot with a steep</b> …

Key West’s Secret Garden: A Modern Landscape for an Author’s Victorian Cottage

Three weeks before last year’s hurricane, Key West–based landscape architect Craig Reynolds completed a new tropical garden for one of the best-known …

Landscaping

One of the Coolest Cities in America Doesn't Even Realize It Yet

Just west of the Arkansas River in the middle of Wichita, Kansas, you’ll find a neighborhood called Delano. It was once a standalone town at the end …

The 25 Most Photogenic (and Breathtaking) Spots in America

From the sky-blue alleyways of Morocco to the hot-air balloons over Cappadocia, our bucket list is <i>beyond</i> full. But you don’t need a passport to see …

National Parks

The world's least visited countries – have you been to any of them?

This rustic-modern beach cabin has it all

It combines rough wood shingles and a cozy, efficient interior<p>Perched atop a dune overlooking the Baltic Sea, this sweet modern holiday house has it all: large picture windows to take in the view, rustic-chic interior touches, and nooks galore. Designed by Poland-based studio Zup-a, the cabin’s …

This Remote Scottish Island Really Wants Frustrated City Dwellers to Move There

A remote Scottish island with 349 inhabitants is recruiting new residents.<p>Stronsay, in the Orkney islands, currently attracts about 600 visitors per …

This stunning Japanese island you've probably never heard of is the top trending travel destination for 2018

Ishigaki, a stunning white island in Japan's Okinawa archipelago, is the top trending travel destination for 2018 on TripAdvisor — but you'd be forgiven for never having heard of it.<p>The Japanese island has topped TripAdvisor's "Destinations on the Rise" list, which, as part of its sixth annual …

The 50 Most Popular Architecture Photographs of 2017

At <i>ArchDaily</i>, we're lucky enough to know a fantastic network of architecture professionals, allowing us to share the world's best architecture with …

Architecture

27 underrated US destinations everyone should visit in their lifetime

Gorgeous timber home was designed for aging in place

The 2,900-square-foot home takes up a single level with no steps.<p>This gorgeous Japanese-inspired abode in upstate New York is more than a tasteful, eco-friendly timber home. It’s part of the next generation of senior housing. Over the next two decades, older Americans are poised to dramatically …

Architecture

Green Walls Anyone Can Grow

At once sculptural and organic, Helen Kontouris’ Botanical Planter Screens provide a sense natural visual separation to indoor and outdoor spaces …

greenwalls

Modern farmhouse on seven bucolic acres asks $3M

It's full of custom details<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>t</i><i>ipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Carversville, Pennsylvania<p><b>Price:</b> $2,985,000<p>This country house may look like it's …

Untouched midcentury home with indoor fountain asks $920K

The home in Hollady, Utah, was designed in 1964 by Stephen Macdonald<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Holladay, Utah<p><b>Price:</b> $920,000<p>This austere …

Living Rooms

Gorgeous midcentury home surrounded by Japanese gardens asks $1.8M

The Portland residence is on the market for the first time<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Portland, Oregon<p><b>Price:</b> $1,795,000<p>Built in 1956, this …

Award-winning ’70s home is an indoor-outdoor dream for $700K

Neil LaMonte Astle designed the Omaha residence<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Omaha, Nebraska<p><b>Price:</b> $699,900<p>This award-winning 1970s …

Making a modern beach house in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

A couple works to build a house that can weather the next superstorm<p>This Long Beach Island, New Jersey, home was about to be built when Hurricane Sandy hit. “The old house had just been razed 10 days before the storm,” says owner Stephanie Carpenter. “It was a terrible event, but our area was …

19 Ideas to have a spectacular patio

If you ever wanted to make a change in your backyard or garden, but did not know where to start, we here at homify will give you 19 ideas that will …

Landscaping

How using Design Thinking will fix Design Thinking

Design Thinking continues to be a hot topic (this article is one of many talking about it). Design Thinking has been hyped and even fetishized but there are also voices questioning its value, impact, and relevance.<p>Design Thinking faces criticism for its lacking integration with business and …

Sunken Gardens And Backyards Blend Privacy And Closeness To Nature

Building a sunken seating area or fire pit is a neat trick that architects sometimes use when they want to create an unobstructed view of the garden …

Landscaping

A gorgeous house full of colors and creativity

Beautiful colors play a very crucial role in uplifting moods and spirits, and the owners of this residence Casa SH62 realize that. They also wanted …

Interior Design

Photographer Transforms Real Pictures Into Quirky Scenes with Paper Cutouts

Rich McCor, a London-based paper artist and photographer better known as @paperboyo, is taking the Internet by storm with his creative paper …

This Website Lets You Download, Print Old Graphic Design Posters For Free

<b>If you’ve</b> always been in awe of people who have never designed with lasso tools or color adjustment functions, here’s some good news—a website lets …

Posters