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Swimming pool design and architecture | Dezeen

Iroquois longhouses influenced the creation of a country home by Canadian firm Scott Posno Design, which consists of a slender bar wrapped in cedar …

Small Tilted Kiosks in Canada Inspire a Sense of Movement

Atelier Urban Face completed the design and development of the “Mount-Royal Kiosks” project. These three oddly shaped buildings are meant to spice up …

Architecture

A Spectacular Lakeside Retreat in Texas Embraces the Outdoors

Inspired by historic fire towers, this breathtaking three-level Texan home is perfectly embedded in a challenging lakeside slope.<p>Faced with a steep hillside plot and stunning lake views just beyond the tree canopy, San Antonio-based firm Lake Flato’s design direction for Blue Lake Retreat was …

These Contemporary Lake Tahoe Chalets Have Ski-In, Ski-Out Access

Located at the Northstar Resort in Truckee, California, these LEED Gold residences offer views of the slopes—and a few are looking for buyers.<p>Designed by San Francisco-based architecture firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, the Stellar Residences and Townhomes are a complex of six single-family residences …

Architecture

An Angular Mountain Retreat in Colorado Captures Breathtaking Views - Dwell

A vacation home for two siblings and their families is all about strengthening connections—to each other, and to the land.<p>Designed by Portland-based practice Skylab Architecture, the 4,200-square-foot Owl Creek Residence in Snowmass, Colorado, has an unusual, triangulated floor plan that responds …

Fall in Love With This British Architect's Colorful Weekend Retreat

An architect’s weekend place on the English Channel turns its attention to the sea.<p>Were it not for its bright red chimney, Toot Rise would blend perfectly into the rural sandstone hill on which it is built. But this stainless steel cylinder pierces the chestnut-clad house like a sharp new pencil …

Mole Architects’ The Houseboat wins the 2017 Stephen Lawrence Prize for its low construction budget

<b>Cambridge-based Mole Architects' The Houseboat has been awarded the 2017 Stephen Lawrence Prize by The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)</b> …

Futuristic solar home hidden inside 18th-century stone ruins

The stone ruins of an 18th-century Scottish farmhouse have been brought back to life as the envelope for a surprisingly modern solar-powered home. …

Stunning 1930s home with private beach asks $3.96M in England

The home with Art Deco details was originally designed for actor C. Evelyn Summons and dancer Anita Elson<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> …

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Modern home with jaw-dropping ocean view asks $11.9M

The home was designed by Wallace Cunningham and completed this year<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Carmel, California<p><b>Price:</b> …

Oceans

The Soho penthouse with a terrific roof terrace!

If you've ever harbored secret desires for a loft style penthouse home, you should probably prepare yourself for that obsession to become utterly …

25 Of The Most Beautiful California Houses And Their Stories

There are amazing houses all throughout the world but a lot of them are concentrated in a few regions, one of which is California. We’re not talking …

Architecture

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10 Minimalist and Monochromatic Homes in Belgium

Belgium is a beautiful country, rich with history and full of amazing architecture and design. Whether you're in a large city like Brussels, or a smaller city like Bruges, you will always find a diverse mix of old European and modern architecture, making the country a melting pot for design …

Timber treads & neutral vibes 💭 Project by ASDFG Architects & photographed by Michael Pfisterer 📷

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Everything Is Awful So Let’s All Escape To This Treehouse For Grown-Ups

The architecture firm Snøhetta has built a cabin in the woods of Northern Sweden. The coolest part? It’s built into the trees themselves, acting like a treehouse for grownups–and a getaway from the world.<p>The two-bedroom cabin is part of the renowned Treehotel, where guests can rent one of seven …

Dwell

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Spectacular rooftops around the world – in pictures

Rooftops: Islands in the Sky is a new book by Taschen showcasing the best architect-designed roofs around the world. It features the most beautiful and imaginative urban retreats, from New York City to Singapore

Highlanders: The architects redefining Scotland's north - CNN Style

Written by Francesca Street, CNN<p>On the northwestern tip of the Isle of Skye, where the island's rugged terrain meets the choppy seas, a corrugated metal house is glimpsed atop a cliff.<p>Stylistically, this eye-catching building lies somewhere between a 1960s Airstream caravan and a child's imagining …

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