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Midcentury modern masterpiece on market for first time asks $1.8M

The Berkeley home was designed in 1954 by Donald Olsen for him and his family<p>A landmarked home designed by the architect Donald Olsen, who studied under Walter Gropius at Harvard, has come on the market for the first time in Berkeley, California.<p>Designed in 1954 for himself and his family, the …

House of Lake Grenier

Ontario, Canada<p>Built in a forest, this lake house lets its location inform its sinuous shape. “A good client is one who tells you ‘I want to cross a river,’ not ‘I need a bridge,’” says Quebec-based architect Paul Bernier. In 2012 his firm was approached by such a client, who wanted to build a …

Architecture

Modern home in London works magic on an awkward lot

A little architectural ingenuity went a long way in replacing an old garage with this sunny abode<p>The site was unconventional: a long, skinny lot wedged between back gardens and a 16-car garage in West London. Zoning prevented anything taller than a single story, and it wouldn’t be possible to have …

A Japanese House With Five Courtyards

Artist and architect Megumi Matsubara teamed up with Hiroi Ariyama to design a guest house and a private gallery for an art collector in Nagano …

Venice Residence

Los Angeles, California<p>The on-site two-bed­room rear main house and front pied-a-terre above the garage (a re­ver­sal of the more com­mon re­la­tion­ship be­tween main and guest house found in this neigh­bor­hood) was a dated 1980s re­model in an Amer­i­can South­west­ern style.<p>The pri­mary de­sign …

Architecture

palinda kannangara: studio dwelling in rajagirya sri lanka

<b>using tectonic techniques including double walls, louver systems, green roofs and courtyards, palinda kannangara has developed a home that is energy</b> …

Sri Lanka

2017 RUF CTR: This rare bird won't ride on a Porsche chassis

New iteration breaks new ground to mark 30th anniversary of the Yellowbird.<p>What you're looking at right now – the 2017 RUF CTR, which makes its debut at Geneva – is a radical departure for a company so closely tied to Porsche. Some past RUF creations have utilized more heavily modified Porsche …

Mount Macedon House

Placed on the side of its eponymous mountain in the Central Highlands region of Victoria, the Mount Macedon House builds upon the landscape, rather …

Breathtaking Architectural Concept for a Cliffside Retreat in Iceland

By day, designer Alex Hogrefe brings to life the work of architects through illustration. But in his spare time, he creates incredible architectural visualizations of fantastical architecture concepts. Set on the fictional cliffs of Iceland, his new, breathtaking cliff retreat takes his work to …

Architecture

Vacation for Design Lovers

Casa Da Rampa - a perfect vacation spot in Sintra, Portugal.<p>We love this strikingly modern holiday home’s dramatic horizontal profile and clean structural minimalism. Designed with dynamic architectural style and vision, it’s also a relaxingly livable family friendly retreat.<p>Placed within the …

National Parks

Pitsou Kedem Architects’ SB House Is a Fusion of Contrasts

Pitsou Kedem Architects’ SB House is a fusion of contrasts. It blends the opaqueness of concrete with the transparency of glass, the delicateness of …

16 Boxy Modern Pools For This Summer

Take a splash in this inspiring collection of modern pools. We picked pool designs that feel like an extension of the home.

Architecture

10 Ways to Improve Your Beadboard Ceiling

Beadboard is like the homeowners bandaid. With a few nails and a free Saturday, you can turn a surface with ugly paint or cracking plaster into a …

Home Improvement

This single-family house near Sao Paulo was inspired by Brazilian modernism

A wooden and concrete single-family house near Sao Paulo by mf+arquitetos<p>Inspired by Brazilian modernism, mf+arquitetos created a single-family house …

Is This the Most Luxurious Modernist Residence Ever Created?

From the luxury-inclined minds of Ström Architects comes a new brand ethos for the potential of contemporary residential architecture. Inspired by the design quality and workmanship of Superyachts, the firm aims to create an extraordinary collection of Superhouses in secret locations around the …

Architecture

This Belgian Villa Is The Ultimate Bachelor Pad

This new villa near the Belgian city of Gent is without any doubt one of the most tasteful modern bachelor pads that we have come across in a long …

Best Coffee

atelier deshaus tea house in li garden, shanghai

<b>discretely built in the xuhui area of shanghai, the tea house in li garden is completed by chinese practice atelier deshaus.</b> the building enjoys a …

Architecture

Side Surprise: 10 Enchanted Garden Sheds That Blend Architecture With the Great Outdoors

The garden shed transcends both time and context. Found in every corner of the world, these simple, single-story structures are used for hobbies, storage or as workshops. Built throughout history, they are usually made as a kit-of-parts construction utilizing metal, plastic or wood. Garden sheds …

Architecture

Woodland retreat by Béres Architects nestles up against a jagged rock face

This rectilinear wooden cabin in Hungary by young studio Béres Architects nestles up against the exposed rock face of a former quarry (+ …

Concrete retreat by Luciano Kruk sits on a sand-dune in Buenos Aires

A concrete volume projects from the top of a sand dune to form the upper level of this holiday home on the Argentinian coastline by local architect …

Dishoom restaurant brings Bombay dining to a railway warehouse in London's King's Cross

Diners are invited to imagine mid 20th-century Bombay at this restaurant in a former railway transit shed close to King's Cross station in London (+ …

The Barn

Resembling the classic farmstead outbuilding on the outside, The Barn uses a mix of rustic finishes and modern updates for a one-of-a-kind …

House in Balsthal / PASCAL FLAMMER

This timber house is about different ways of perceiving the landscape surrounding it.<p>There are two principal floors; one set 750mm below the earth, …

Architecture

The Barcelona Home Like No Other

Layer by layer, a crumbling 18th-century flat in the middle of Barcelona finds new life at the hands of architect Benedetta Tagliabue.<p>In the midst of Barcelona’s medieval core, a short walk from the city’s famous cathedral, sits a market like no other. Its graceful undulating roof, featuring a …

Architecture

A contemporary countryside retreat in Pennsylvania

Situated on a wooded site of five acres in Pennsylvania’s countryside, the Dangle-Byrd house is an unusual structure inspired by farming machinery …

Living Rooms

These 6 jaw-dropping cliff homes will take your breath away

If you’ve ever wanted to live life on the edge, you’ll love these adventurous cliffside homes. From a vertiginous Chilean home accessible only by …

Swimming Pools

Spectacular new shipping container museum nestles near China's Great Wall

Nestled near China’s famous Great Wall rests a new cultural museum made with shipping containers. The Zhao Hua Xi Shi Living Museum designed by IAPA …