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IKEA-Style Home Can Be Built in 4 Days Using Only a Screwdriver

French architecture firm Multipod Studio has come up with a revolutionary housing prototype – the PopUp House. This unique dwelling comes in the form …

Small, Narrow Space Becomes a Contemporary Apartment in Cape Town

ARRCC, formerly Antoni Associates, took this De Waterkant, Cape Town apartment, which was just an empty, narrow space before, and transformed it into …

From Church to a Breathtaking, Single-Family Home

Never have I wanted to go to church as bad as when I caught a glance at this church conversion by Linc Thelen Design and Scrafano Architects. The …

Laundry Rooms

Articles about raised beach house keeps above water flood prone area on Dwell.com - Dwell

Binburra Beach House is a minimal residence located in Sydney, Australia, designed by Amee Allsop.<p>Responding to the displacement caused by Typhoon Haiyan, architect Shigeru Ban designed a series of easy-to-build prefab shelters...<p>Most beachfront houses treat the ocean as part of the visual …

A Narrow House Built Within Heavily Populated Osaka

The Kakko House was designed for a couple and their young child within the heavily populated city of Osaka, Japan by Yoshihiro Yamamoto (YYAA). The …

Architecture

Beautiful Houses: Fujigaoka M

Today we will show you the minimalistic Fujigaoka M apartment in Fujigaoka, Japan, a project by Sinato. The architects made a renovation of a unit in …

Architecture

Isana by Niko Design Studio

Isana is a minimalist house located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Niko Design Studio. The project is a multi-layer row house with additional rooms for …

Rental Housing

Beautiful Houses: Mirror Houses

Today we will show you the Mirror Houses near Bolzano, Italy, a project by Peter Pichler Architecture. Besides the amazing look of the houses, the …

Architecture

A Seattle Home Steps Away from the Water

This modern home in Seattle’s Alki neighborhood sits steps away from the water of Alki Beach. Designed by Alloy Design Group, the three bedroom, …

Food & Dining

Beautiful Houses: State Street Townhouse

Today we will show you a stylish townhouse in Brooklyn, New York, a project by Ben Hansen Architect. This house is modern and really charming. From …

Architecture

A Look Inside the Tetris House by Studio MK27

The Tetris House by Studio MK27 in Sao Paulo, Brazil is an exercise in thinking out of the box…<p>The Tetris House by Studio MK27 in Sao Paulo, Brazil is an exercise in thinking out of the box… by creating a very big box. Essentially formed with two concrete walls and a roof, the structure is …

Beautiful Houses: Cedar Park House

Today we will show you the beautiful Cedar Park House in Seattle, Washington, a project by Peter Cohan. The house is simple and elegant. The good old …

Architecture

Once a Garage, Now a Light-Filled Home in Amsterdam

This Amsterdam-based home used to be a garage before i29 interior architects got ahold of it. Now it’s a light-filled space with a long, pitched …

Dining Rooms

Warm, Modern Home Full of Concrete and Wood Details

A husband and wife geologist nearing retirement actively working from home hired SHED Architecture & Design to design a single family home, dubbed …

Outdoor Spaces

Beautiful Houses: JG House

Today we will show you the beautiful JG house in Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, a project by MPGAA. This place is amazing. The house blends with …

Architecture

A 1950’s Post & Beam Home Gets a Modern Addition

The Sycamore House is a project from Aaron Neubert Architects that restores a 1950’s post & beam house in Los Angeles while also incorporating a …

Architecture

Architecture That Makes The Most of Indoor-Outdoor Living

One of the benefits of living in California is getting to spend so much time outdoors all year long and with that being said, it’s no wonder people …

Architecture

A Semi-Detached House on a Hill in Montreal

Built within an inner-city suburb of Montreal, the Lansdowne House, designed by Affleck de la Riva architects, is located on a street with rich …

Inner Cities

The Summer House You've Always Wanted, Built Right Into Your Winter Home

You've gotta love a house that comes with instructions. The newest project from Iranian design group nextoffice scales up the the space-saving …

Architecture

The Runners House by AR Design Studio

The Runners House is a minimalist home located in Winchester, England, designed by AR Design Studio. The home, nestled along a leafy lane on the …

Architecture

Beautiful Houses: Russet Residence

Today we will show you the beautiful Russet Residence in West Vancouver, Canada, a project by Splyce Design. This house is really beautiful. The …

Architecture

House Lam by Nico van der Meulen Architects

House Lam in Bedfordview, Johannesburg, South Africa.<p>Nico van der Meulen Architects were approached to refresh the architecture design of an existing …

Elwood House / Robert Nichol & Sons

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The existing home had extremely poor orientation, ventilation and connection to its surroundings. The …

Holiday Inspiring Palm-Tree Hideout in Vietnam: Oceanique Villas

Located in Mui Ne, a seaside holiday destination in Vietnam’s south east coast, <b>Oceanique Villas</b> by MM++ Architects is a daring residential project. …

Ming House / LGZ Taller de Arquitectura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The design of the house generates a perception of spaciousness well above the square meters of actual …

Architecture

Folded facade gives a paper-like weight to Yukio Hashimoto's F-House

The front wall of this small white house in Japan appears to have been folded down like the corner of a piece of paper (+ slideshow).<p>Designed by …

House In The Beach / Drew Mandel Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The design of this renovation aims to update the house to better reflect the clients and how they live. …

New Technology Could Take The Drill Out Of The Dentist’s Office

Researchers at King's College London have developed a technique called Electrically Accelerated and Enhanced Remineralzation, in which a device they've dubbed a "healing hand piece" is placed over the site of a cavity. The tool emits a small electrical current that promotes the remineralization of …