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The Country Rental: A Floating Farmhouse in Upstate New York

New York architectural designer and builder Tom Givone is on a mission to explore “the contrast between historic and modern and play these extreme …

An Enigmatic Hideaway in the Brazilian Jungle

You can imagine encountering this uncanny stage set in an old Tarzan movie.<p>What mysteries lie within this surreal building deep in Brazil’s …

Charming Industrial House In Brazil With A Daring Splash Of Red

Unlike the many lavish residences that we stumble across in the US and in Europe, the homes from South America have a distinct flavor of their own. …

Contemporary Style Meets Oriental Design At The Sea Ranch Home

There is an undeniable sense of peace and tranquility that comes attached with traditional Japanese design. Featuring simple lines, a balance of …

Stylish Property With a Retro-Modern Design and a Spiral Staircase

Retro-Modern Design, <b>Limantos Residence</b>, is an impressive venue by architect Fernanda Marques in the exciting city of São Paulo, Brazil. Boasting a …

Wauwinet Ramble

A classic style Nantucket cottage. A new build that references the past. A good neighbour that fits in. Wauwinet Ramble is just what you'd expect of …

A dreamy home

WOW do I ever love this home! Rustic barn-look on the outside, soaring beamed ceilings on the inside in my favourite colour palette of black, white …

Fascinating Residence In Barcelona Enthralls With Its Minimal Design!

On first glance, we assumed that this sleek, white and minimalist house was one of those amazing and inventive designs from the Far East. But located …

Room 11 – An Office Building Made Of Shipping Containers

Shipping containers have become very popular now that architects have found new and innovative ways in which to use them. We have seen many houses …

Architecture

Mountain Ridge Hosting Dramatic Modern Architecture: House in Yatsugatake

After spending many years searching for the ideal site to build his home, the owner came across this heavenly sloping mountain ridge at the foot of …

Weekend Retreat Respectful Towards Nature by AS/D Asociacion de Diseno

<b>Alta House</b> is a project completed by AS/D Asociacion de Diseno in México, the ideal weekend retreat. Perfectly set in a green lush scenery of trees, …

Modern House Ushers In Industrial Style With Raw Concrete And Steel

While some prefer sleek, urban minimalism, others tend to find solace in design styles that require far less maintenance and are a touch more …

1826 Farmhouse Converted Into A Luxury Villa

Villa Solaire is located in France and it used to be a farmhouse. Originally built in 1826, the structure was converted into a modern villa by …

Architecture

Old-Heritage Listed House Extended And Remodeled Into A Modern Space

This beautiful and apparently contemporary house is located in Maylands, Australia. Although it may seem modern both from the outside and from the …

Architecture

Ultra-Modern Cabin Blends Rustic Warmth With Modern Minimalism

Combining contrasting design styles effortlessly is often a difficult and tricky affair. But taking up this challenge is the stylish <b>Stealth Cabin</b>, …

The garden pavilion

Just in from Canadian photographer Brenda Liu, this beautiful garden pavilion she shot for Toronto based Shawn Freeman Architect.<p><i>"This pavilion is</i> …

Great Barrier Island Bach Closes up For Storm Protection

This screen-like bifolding curtain wall of glass is the only opening in a very simple black box of a house on New Zealand’s Great Barrier</b> …

House Design

15 Black House Facades – Mysterious & Dark But Also Attractive

The façade of a house is mainly for everyone else and not for the inhabitants. The house needs to look pretty for those walking by it and for the …

Architecture

Gorgeous Treetop Dwellings in the Mexican Rainforest

Alejandro Sánchez García Arquitectos designed the Chipicas Town Houses, four independent single buildings inside a private garden in downtown Valle …

The Deck House Participates in the Malaysian Rainforest

The stairs glimpsed inside the rainforest “Deck House” play a starring role in the experience.<p>As you descend the stair you seem to be walking out …

Architecture

Field of dreams

Like a child's drawing. A rudimentary shape recognisable as a house. It wasn't there yesterday. Now settling softly in a new mown field with walls …

Best Reader-Submitted Bedroom Space Winner: Loren Madsen

Loren Madsen, an installation sculpture artist, is the winner in our Reader-Submitted Bedroom Space category in our first annual Considered Design …

The Creative Green Design Of A Shipping Container Home

As expected, we are more and more concerned about the environment so green houses have started to become very popular. Architects and designers have …

Green Design