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A Technicolor Swimming Pool Painted by HOTTEA on New York's Roosevelt Island

In a departure from his large-scale color field yarn installations, Minnesota-based artist HOT TEA is back in New York and was given the opportunity …

New York

Prominent architects ask for Memorial to Victims of Communism to be moved

A group of architectural, urban design and heritage organizations has asked the leaders supporting the Memorial to the Victims of Communism to …


Verholy Guest Houses by Studio YOD Design Lab

Reflecting its serene pine forest surroundings, Studio YOD Design Lab's guest house designs for Relax Park Verholy in Ukraine are a thoroughly modern take on the traditional log cabin retreat. Situated in Ukraine's Poltova region, about equidistant from the Black Sea and Russia, the complex is …

House Design

Simple Cabin Embraces Its Mountain Setting

Avid outdoors enthusiasts, a couple was looking to build a modest year-round retreat in Washington’s Cascade Mountains in order to make the most of the region’s vast network of hiking and cross-country skiing trails. But extreme weather conditions posed a challenge. Located in the Methow Valley …


Cape Town House Encapsulating Panoramic Sea and Mountain Views

SAOTA collaborated with interior designer Debra Parkington to develop a Cape Town house in South Africa. According to the architects, the site is …



Sugarcubes is a small resort consisting of six (3 + 3) homes, located in the Troia peninsula in southern Portugal. The buildings are located along the Troia golf course, along the Atlantic coast. The various apartments consist of a typology of common rooms with integrated kitchens, and bedrooms …


Casa Invisible: Mirrored Prefab Pulls Disappearing Act

This modern prefabricated home is designed to disappear, in both its physical appearance while in place, and how quickly it can be broken down and …

The Arts

The Sustainability of Tiny Houses

By Tim Smith

A 27-year-old architect, Macy Miller designed the home from scratch and built it on a 24-foot flatbed with help from friends and family …


Mecca soon to host the world's largest hotel

Abraj Kudai, rendering by Dar Al-Handasah

If size does indeed matter for you, start planning your trip to Mecca, Saudi Arabia (Muslims only) for 2017, …


Christian von Düring completes a house designed to function like a bridge

Tasked with designing a house that doesn't take over its whole site, Swiss architect Christian von Düring created a timber-clad upper storey that …


Delugan Meissl Architects designed an invisible house that gets lost in environment

Austrian-based Delugan Meissl Associated Architects designed an invisible house ''Casa Invisibile'' that gets lost in environment due to its mirrored


House in Elie / WT Architecture

Architects: WT Architecture
Location: Elie, Fife, UK
Area: 275.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: David Barbour

Main Contractor: Alexander Oastler Ltd

Structural …


Casa El Bosque is a house flanked with stone walls

This house in Spain by architect Ramón Esteve is fronted by solid stone walls, behind which rooms are organised around a swimming pool and terrace (+ …


57STUDIO Designs An "H" Shaped House

57STUDIO have designed the Fray León house in Santiago, Chile, that is shaped like the letter ‘H’.

The architect’s description

The house is located in …


KreativLABs / schöne räume architektur innenarchitektur

Architects: schöne räume architektur innenarchitektur
Location: Gewerbegebiet Nördlicher Ortsrand I, Boschstraße 7, 63843 Niedernberg, Germany
Architects …


SecondMedia’s Foamspace Proposal Wins Storefront’s 2015 Street Architecture Competition

SecondMedia has been selected as the winner of Storefront for Art and Architecture’s 2015 Street Architecture Prize Competition. Now in its third …


Juice Bar Cabin / Not a Number Architects

Architects: Not a Number Architects
Location: Bucharest, Romania
Architect In Charge: NaNA / Ermis Adamantidis, Dominiki Dadatsi
Area: 120.0 sqm
Year: …


Competition: win 15 products from brands showing at designjunction edit New York

Competition: to celebrate the launch of our New York office, Dezeen has teamed up with designjunction to give one of our New York readers the chance …

New York Style

A Respectful Contemporary Update For A Historic House In Greece

Greg Haji Joannides has sent us photos of a historic Greek home on the island of Nisyros, that he and Giorgos Tsironis have given a contemporary …


Apartment in Vilnius / Normundas Vilkas

Architects: Normundas Vilkas
Location: A. Vivulskio gatvė 41, Vilnius 03114, Lithuania
Area: 63.0 sqm
Year: 2015
Photographs: Leonas Garbacauskas

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Villa Melana

This project was completed in collaboration with fellow architect Valia Foufa

It all started as a simple snapshot; at a very steep site with a clear view towards the sea, a holiday retreat protects its inhabitants from the sun and the strong winds while soothing the senses under the moonlight.

We …


6 Open-Plan Makeovers



Set inside a neglected rock quarry simply outside the Welsh capital city, this noteworthy home's building design was shaped by both masterful wishes …


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This Old Laundry Boiler Room Has Been Transformed Into A Guest Apartment

Instead of having this little unused space removed, designer Christi Azevedo was asked to transform it into a full service guest apartment.

It might …

Boiler Room

A House for an Architect / Pitsou Kedem Architects

Architects: Pitsou Kedem Architects
Location: Ramat Hasharon, Israel
Area: 380.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Amit Geron

Design Team: Pitsou Kedem, Noa Groman,


Villa Sandmeier / Lacroix Chessex Architects

Architects: Lacroix Chessex Architects
Location: Veyrier, Switzerland
Collaboration: Ana Sa
Area: 150.0 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Courtesy of Lacroix Chessex


House: The Interesting Modern Concrete Home Plans, Designs ideas, Home interior

The Interesting Modern Concrete Home Plans

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Posted by Jhon Stevans, House. November 16th, 2013

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PM House

The house is located in a residential zone of Aveiro, in the northwest town center boundary. Its surrounding environment is characterized by heterogeneity of buildings, not always with a clear identity as a whole. Although with regards to deployments and distance there is some coherence. Appealing …