Manpreet Singh

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A unique semi-underground home in an artificial mountain!

Today we bring to you a stunningly innovative creation by the architects at <i>KRFT</i>, which was nominated for several awards. Baptized “Dutch Mountain”, …

Pedro Reyes and Carla Fernandez pair rough concrete with crazy paving for their Mexico City home

The Mexico City home and studio of Mexican sculptor Pedro Reyes and his fashion-designer wife Carla Fernandez features crazy paving floors, as well …

Architecture

Let It Flow: 10 of the Best Books on Creativity

The best books about creativity can simultaneously spark new ideas in the reader while also giving them a compelling narrative to follow. Sometimes this can come from writers or artists taking a step back and recounting the ways in which their craft comes together; in other cases, it might involve …

Creativity

Jura Residence on Wentworth Estate is a fine example of contemporary architecture that breaks the mould in an almost entirely traditional architectural context - CAANdesign | Architecture and home design blog

Architects: Lewandowski Architects<br>Location: Wentworth Estate in Surrey, England<br>Year: 2016<br>Area: 21.280 ft²/ 1.977 m²<br>Photo courtesy: Jack Hobhouse , Ed …

Architecture

House of Holly Osmanthus / Takashi Okuno & Associates

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This u-shaped home surrounds an inner courtyard containing a holly osmanthus that has been cherished for …

Chen + Suchart extends historic Arizona home with metal-clad gabled addition

US firm Chen + Suchart Studio has renovated and expanded a 1930s dwelling in Phoenix, Arizona, adding a metal-clad volume with a window wall and a …

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Jura / Lewandowski Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Jura is a fine example of contemporary architecture that breaks the mould in an almost entirely …

Sparano + Mooney clads Utah residence in hundreds of scale-like steel shingles

American firm Sparano + Mooney Architecture has covered a family home in Utah with hundreds of weathering steel plates to give the exterior a …

Pitsou Kedem Architect, Amit Geron · Float House

A one story, private residence in the center of the country. The architectural concept was to create a structure with a continuous, wide space, …

Architecture

A Mid-Block Contemporary Home Arrives In Vancouver

This recently completed house in Vancouver, Canada by Scott Posno Design, was designed for a family of four.<p>The home, which from the street appears …

Interior Design

sono architects connects three gable volumes in slovenia

<b>sono architects connects three gabled volumes in slovenian house</b><br>(above) the house is formed by two parallel volumes and an extra connecting one<p><b>sono</b> …

15 Times Acapulco Chairs Proved They’re Stunning in Every Room

As mid-century classics do, Acapulco chairs are making a comeback, and not just on the patio. Just as hanging chairs found their way indoors, the Acapulco chair’s clean, geometric lines make it a natural fit with all kinds of furniture styles. Thanks to reissue by multiple manufacturers in an array …

Interior Design

Moving Landscapes / Matharoo Associates

The idea for moving landscape germinated from stumbling upon a stone, Bidasar Forest, that possesses an impression, as if, of tropical arid landscape …

Gallery of Badri Residence / Architecture Paradigm - 28

Image 28 of 29 from gallery of Badri Residence / Architecture Paradigm. Elevation

11 Simple Changes to Make Over Your Bedroom This Weekend

It’s important to feel at home in your bedroom. We spend a lot of time in our rooms, both sleeping and awake. Make sure you’re falling asleep and …

Personal Finance

Gallery of The Wolf House / Wolf Architects - 1

Image 1 of 47 from gallery of The Wolf House / Wolf Architects. Photograph by Dave Keluza

Urban Cabin / Suyama Peterson Deguchi

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Urban Cabin was designed for a retired couple interested in downsizing and simplifying their lives. The …

Design

F.LOT / Studio Toggle

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The F.LOT house can be described as a minimal composition of 2 seemingly floating masses intersecting at …

World Architecture Festival Unveils World Building of the Year Shortlist

343 projects from 58 countries were selected<p>The World Architecture Festival has announced the shortlist for its World Building of the Year, naming 343 completed (and future) projects from across 58 countries and 32 categories, including Civic and Community, Culture, Mixed Use, and Production, …

Two Courtyards House + Bridge 130 Cafe / Lee.haan.architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> To the west, the site is accessed by the famous road as known as the 'Road to the Ssanggyesa Temple' or …

A Prototype of a Family House / a69 Architekti

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A prototype of a family house is built in a former granite quarry in Posázaví.<p>The purpose of this built …

Carrara House / Studio [+] Valéria Gontijo

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The House Carrara’s Project is located in the modernist city of Brasilia and has considered this topic …

Architecture

B-one / Cadence Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house is designed on a plot measuring 45’x 90’. The plot is located in a typical Indian …

Casa Lineal / Metrópolis Oficina de Arquitectura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The main idea for this house was to create a concavity to get a controlled view inside the lot.<p>The house …

Home of the Day: Modern elegance in La Cañada Flintridge

Awarded the prestigious Architectural Merit Award by Pasadena Foothill AIA in 2012, this Midcentury Modern-inspired home was built in 2008 by designer Jamie Bush and the team at Osborne Architects. Redwood plank walls and exposed steel beams are among the defining features of the flat-roofed …

Swimming Pools

A Response to “The 50 Best Foreign Language Movies Of the 21st Century So Far”

As it says in the Good e-Book, “There is no end to the making of lists, and too much Googling will wear you out.” Yet one list, published on Wednesday, got me going at once, and the results are below. The list in question is “The 50 Best Foreign Language Movies Of the 21st Century So Far.” I found …

Filmmaking

See Inside This Plush Apartment Designed For A Photographer

When asked to create a show unit in an apartment building in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, interior designers Nu Infinity thought about who the owner of …

8 things to know about building a design portfolio

Bloc's Emelyn Baker on creating a design portfolio that lets your passion shine.The post 8 things to know about building a design portfolio appeared …

UX Design