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Cumaru House / Raffo Arquitetura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In a composition of volumes and plans, the building fits between openings and closings, respecting the …

Architecture

House N / Estudio GM ARQ

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In the beginning, this house was planned as a weekend residence, but with the progress of the project, …

Modern Home Designed with Outdoor Views in Mind

Cymon Allfrey Architects completed the design and development of <b>Mt. Pleasant Home</b>, a modern home with extensive outdoor views in Christchurch, New …

Architecture

20 cool houses with a flat roof design

Ask any architect and they'll tell you that hardly any other type of architecture is as timeless and modern as that of flat roof houses. It should …

Top 5: from the one-story home you've always wanted (with floor plans!) to 12 bedrooms for each zodiac sign

So we have reached that time of the week once again! You asked for it, you got it! Here are the best articles of the week, chosen by you. If you …

A House On A Small Plot With A Secret Entertainment Area Under The Deck

Just because a house is built on a small piece of land doesn’t mean it has to be modest and to sacrifice comfort for privacy or looks for function. …

Gambier House

Gambier Island, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine a contemporary cedar and glass house on a remote island, nestled into a steep hillside of fir trees overlooking the ocean below. It would be the perfect weekend refuge from a hectic urban work life.<p>A city-dweller in British Columbia, dreamed of such …

Containhotel / Artikul Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> ARTIKUL architects designed a small mobile hotel from used shipping containers. Its first location is on …

Biodegradation

Villa R

Aarhus, Central Denmark Region, Denmark<p>Scandinavian architecture firm C.F. Møller forges a serene home in Aarhus, Denmark.<p>Located in Aarhus, Denmark, Villa R is a minimalist, serene structure clad in zinc panels. "The objective was to create a house that brings the forest inside through large glass …

Akas Villa / Black Pencils Studio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> AKAS is a residential project in Aumphur Pakchong, Nakornratchasrima. The project was initiated by the …

National Parks

A Circular House Lets Its Residents Engage The Forest Surroundings

The 360 Villa is an unusual home with a name that pretty much describes the major things that define it. The house is placed in a clearing in a …

A 3 story home with plans!

If you are wanting a spacious home with high ceilings and enough bedrooms for a growing family but don't have a huge piece of land to commit to a …

Living Rooms

BauLinder Haus

Kansas City, Missouri<p>BauLinder Haus is located just a couple of houses away from a landmark Kansas City area home designed by Bauhaus architect, Marcel Breuer. BauLinder Haus was inspired by the modernist details of its prevalent neighbor.<p>The house’s simple form was conceptualized as a series of …

A House That Embraces Summer And All Its Perks

This lovely house is placed in an area where there’s no pattern to define all the residences, a mixed-scale region where the average height of the …

Architecture

5 beautifully modern houses and their plans

Even at the best of times, and despite any help you may have from expert architects, the task of building a new house is a daunting one. That's why …

Cozy charred-timber home offers front row seats for viewing autumn colors

If relaxing by a cozy fire and watching the beauty of the changing seasons sounds like your cup of tea, you’ll love Tinkerbox. Designed by Studio MM …

Hudson Valley

This In-Depth Video Tutorial Reveals 10 Photoshop Tricks That You’ll Wish You Had Known Before

Image-editing impresario Nathaniel Dodson of Tutvid is our go-to source of in-depth Photoshop and Lightroom tutorials that are guaranteed to make a …

The Emmons House

Mill Valley, California<p>A 1949 architect's shed up on the hill above Richardson Bay in Marin, California. The humble 1300-square-foot "tree house" was designed and built by a young Donn Emmons as a first personal residence for his new family. The house was truly experimental for its time—a main …

Aegean Concrete: 8 Greek Homes Rethinking the Vernacular

Greek architecture is born from context. Grounded in a legacy of order and proportion, modern Greek projects form new spatial approaches amidst current socio-economic conditions. Novel ideas on environment, view and form have emerged to reinterpret history and express modernity. Illustrating this …

Aegean Sea

Black Clay Family Residence / NEBRAU

<b>Idea</b><p>Lithuanian architecture studio NEBRAU main task was to create minimal architecture with clear lines and simple volumes, using long-live and …

Modern house cantilevers over stone wall in England

Two long concrete planes make up the floor and roof<p>Any modern house with long planes and windows-as-walls never fails to entice, and this cantilevering bungalow—two other catch words we can’t pass up—is certainly no exception.<p>Designed by Hampshire, U.K.-based Ström Architects for a retired couple, …

This Prefab Cabin Was Built in 10 Days for Only $80,000

The cabin is in Russia, but the builder is now accepting pre-orders in the U.S.<p>Nestled in the woods of Kazan, a city in southwest Russia, sits a 1,184-square-foot DublDom, one of several DublDom modular prefab homes designed by the Moscow-based architect firm, Bio Architects.<p>What makes the DublDom …

Holiday Home Overcomes The Planning Restrictions By Staying Simple

Ideally, an architect should be free to design a project however they see fit in order to offer their clients the best experience, without being …

MA House

Located just outside of Mexico City, the MA House was completely designed around its surrounding environment. The home's stone facade was influenced …

Architecture

10 Inspiring Houses

From clever materials to coastal living, here's what caught our eye this week.<p>1. Geometry for the Win<p>The Nida House by Pezo von Ellrichshausen starts with a small floor at the bottom and gradually increases size at each level of the five-story home. Located in Chile, the structure is made from …

Yin-Yang House / Brooks + Scarpa Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Yin-Yang House is a single-family home in a quiet Venice, CA neighborhood. The design objective was …

Secluded homes that will make you want to get away from it all

Dream home design isn't easy, which is why we all entrust the task to amazing architects, but we do think that taking a look at projects that have …

Modular House DublDom / BIO-architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house was designed and produced for a young family who went to live in the suburbs of Moscow on …

Made in the Shade: Envisioning a Digitally Controlled Canopy in Dubai

A peculiar perforated canopy with moving mirrored discs popped up in Dubai this week, choreographing shadows onto the ground and shielding pedestrians from the region’s harsh sun. But it’s not some kinetic art installation or just an ordinary canopy. Dubbed Sun&Shade, it’s the first working …

Digital Design