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Breezy Japanese house is a clever indoor-outdoor dream

The Kyoto house is breezy and dynamic<p>It’s always exciting to see how the Japanese do residential architecture: from skinny structures to prefabs, Japanese homes take advantage of their sites in ingenious ways.<p>Take this contemporary home in the suburbs of Kyoto, for instance. Designed by architect …

Cultural Center in Senegal Connects Local and International Art

<b>Thread</b> is a visually stunning cultural center in the Tambacounda region of Senegal. Toshiko Mori Architects’ design for the space includes two artist …

The return of the breeze block

Breeze blocks are having a moment in the sun. Having been painfully hip in the architecture of the 1950s and 60s, they were used so extensively, in …

25 Modern Living Rooms with Cool, Clean Lines

• 1 |<br>• Visualizer: Arq3D Render<p>A stunning view is an enviable feature in this sleek living room, where even the ceiling opens up into the sky.<p>2 …

World's First Off-Grid ReGen Village Will Be Completely Self-Sufficient Producing Its Own Power and Food

ReGen Villages, a completely self-sufficient village that can power and feed itself, is rising across Europe—and hopefully, one day, around the world.<p>…

Crisp Asian Villa Design

Samujana’s Villa 20 peeps out over the brilliant oceanfront, through gently swaying tropical palm trees, beneath a lush lawned roof garden.<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>A …

This Swanky Glass Tower is the Coolest Tree House You'll Ever See

An architect desgined a glass house built around a fir tree.<p>We love a good tree house–and this proposal for a new home is one of our favorites.<p>Kazakh architect Aibek Almassov designed the "Tree In The House," a cylindrical glass home built around a fir tree, back in 2013, but an investor backed …

Ukrainian Bachelor Pad Blends Both Light and Dark Interiors

Visualized by <b>S&T architects</b>, this apartment in Odessa, Ukraine blends somber and chic interiors. The project — named <b>9th Pearl</b> — was imagined as a …

Interior Design

Stylish Bedroom Designs with Beautiful Creative Details

• 1 |<br>• Visualizer: Hai Peng<p>The first bedroom in this collection is a distinctively urban design from visualizer Hai Peng. Reflective surfaces from walls …

Almost All White Apartment in Kiev Plays With Materials and Textures

<b>FORM Architectural Bureau</b> completed the design of this modern white apartment in Kiev, Ukraine. The 1,938-square-foot home features an array of …

Balcony Garden in Hanoi Proves Every Home Can Have Outdoor Space

Located in a small and narrow alley in Hanoi, Vietnam, the <b>QT House</b> by <b>Landmak Architecture</b> is a smaller version of the typical tube house. It’s …

Aluminum Mesh Partitions Define Industrial-Inspired Office in Germany

Located in the town of Schorndorf, just outside Stuttgart, Germany, this industrial-inspired office is the result of an extensive renovation.</b> …

Family Cottage in the UK Gets Barebones Plywood Addition

This family home in Windsor, UK, was recently renovated and extended by London studio <b>TDO</b>. The architects took inspiration from the LA Case Study …

This Palm Springs dream home is built to look like it's 'launching off the hillside'

This dream house is all about outdoor living.<p>For the Schnabels, it began with their discovery of a stunning Palm Springs hillside site with views of the boulder-strewn San Jacinto Mountains rising around it and the Coachella Valley tumbling down before it.<p>"It took our breath away," Kort Schnabel …

Palm Springs

Creative Renovation Gives Modern Life to an Existing Frame

• 1 |<p>The contemporary transformation is apparent from even angle, beginning with the initial entrance into the home. Steel columns and beams make up …

Modern Thai Home Inspiration

• 1 |<br>• Architect: DBALP<br>• Photographer: Soopakorn Srisakul<p>The first space as the floor-to-ceiling windows and low, clean profile that is indicative of a …

Ultra Luxury Bathroom Inspiration

• 1 |<br>• Designer: Albert Mizuno<p>An elevated platform puts this stunning marble tub on display while large windows fold open for the truly indulgent …

5 Luxury Bathrooms In High Detail

The first bathroom is a visualization of a bathroom carved into rock, giving the space the feeling and appearance of being located in a cave. The …

Interior Design

Nordic Kitchens

• 1 |<p>The exposed brick walls in this kitchen give it a decidedly industrial and unfinished feeling. However, the elements of the kitchen itself are …