Architecture

The Ultimate Surf Shack, Japanese Edition

Commissioned to design a house for a young family—a couple who like to surf every morning before getting down to work—architect Takaya Tsuchida and his team at No. 555 made use of tarps, wood-cement insulation blocks, and other unexpected materials.<p>Set on an odd lot in a wind-whipped area a few …

Modern Architecture

Take refuge in this off-grid bungalow tucked into the lush Mexican forest

If you’re looking for a stunning off-grid escape, Cadaval & Solà-Morales architects are creating a lovely remote paradise in the quiet town of …

Houses

Rotating homes across the globe

Photos: Homes that rotate according to weather<p>Everingham Rotating House, Australia – Located a four-hour drive from Sydney, this property is capable of turning 360 degrees twice every hour.<p>Hide Caption<p>1 of 13<p>Photos: Homes that rotate according to weather<p>Everingham Rotating House, Australia – The …

Houses

Amazing Modern Stairs in a Medieval Tower in Denmark

Situated in Denmark, the Kalø Tower is a 700 year old historical building. While inaccessible, the architecture studio MAP created a modern spiral …

Medieval

Charles Malis

The building is located in Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, a multicultural and dense municipality situated in the north part of Brussels, Belgium. The assignment for the competition was to transform an industrial site into a local city-hall branch including a waiting room, 12 counters and administration …

Design

Modern hut in the middle of the forest

Who has never wanted a romantic cabin in the woods to escape to when it all gets too much? Well, these lucky homeowners have exactly that. Built by …

Houses

A cave used as a shelter in Roman times has been converted into a luxury guesthouse in rural Spain

If the thought of sleeping in a cave conjures images of a dark, claustrophobic evening spent among bats, check out this rural cave house in southern Spain.<p>The house is built into the side of a rock quarry. Image by Ummo Estudio<p>Located 30 minutes from the city of Córdoba, Cuevas del Pino is a …

Spain

Next-Level Additions to the Modern Home

Renovation projects don't just restructure the home—they can overhaul a lifestyle. From offices to guest rooms, additions speak to our modern propensity to adapt to changing needs. These examples inspire us to roll up our sleeves and renovate.

Design

LESS / AAVP Architecture

<b>Urban amplifier</b><p>In 1891 the city of Paris registered this 100-meter passageway, open two years prior on the property of sieur Delessert, between the …

Housing

Green-roofed visitor center blends into Quebec’s lakeside landscape

This handsome timber building by the lake looks like a sumptuous holiday retreat, but rest assured it’s open to the public for all to enjoy. Canadian …

Design

Rustic Spanish-style in Mount Washington asks $798K

Surrounded by gardens and fruit trees<p>This three-bedroom home in Mount Washington has a nice woodsy feel helped along by the rustic interior-design style the house is currently sporting.<p>Built in 1928, the 1,351-square-foot residence has clearly received a fair number of updates over the years, but …

Houses

A home inspired by the Cubism of Picasso

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery and given how incredible this cubist home is, Picasso should be feeling exceptionally …

Interior Design

Santa María de Vilanova de la Barca / AleaOlea architecture & landscape

<b>The Old Church of Vilanova de la Barca</b><p>The Old Church of Vilanova de la Barca (Lleida, Spain) is a 13th-century Gothic building that was partially …

Design

Boarding School in Nimes / MDR Architectes

<i>From the architect.</i> The boarding house project is a continuation of Philippe Lamour high school: then its design takes into account the logical …

Education

Vizor / STUDIO11

<i>From the architect.</i> If you look at the society in Belarus you can still find many traces of Soviet era present. This is embedded both in people’s way …

Design

Gallery of 10 Project Details That Show How to Make Stunning Storage Spaces - 9

Design

Grown House / FHHH FRIENDS

<i>From the architect.</i> This cute house is standing in middle of old house town in Seoul, south Korea. Despite the house contains highly compressive …

Modern Architecture

House in Valldoreix / 05AM Arquitectura

<i>From the architect.</i> This project is half a home and half an exhibition space for contemporary artwork. The house is set in a way that avoids the …

Modern Architecture

Peter Womersley: from Bauhaus to boiler house

Combining brutality and breezy optimism, the British architect Peter Womersley brought a purist’s beauty to small-town projects in the 60s and 70s. Now his virtuosic talents are being rediscovered<p>It’s fair to say that Gala Fairydean Rovers, of the Ferrari Packaging Lowland League, is not one of the …

Scotland

052 Studio for a photographer

It was with great enthusiasm that we took the opportunity to select a place in a vast location for the Studio. A pre-existing wall and a small elevation shaded by pine trees seduced us. A regular geometry points the place and defines the studio space. The meeting of two axis defines the centre with …

Architectural Photography

Will these houses make you dizzy? Architects build rotating homes

<b>(CNN) —</b> Imagine living in a house that follows the direction of the sun when it's hot.<p>Or one that offers a different view out of your bedroom window every day of the week.<p>For some bold homeowners this is becoming a reality, thanks to an innovative wave of architects who are re-imagining the concept …

Houses

House Exterior Colors - 11 Modern White Houses From Around The World

Few things look cleaner than a brilliant crisp white. While it may look bold, houses with an all white exterior are the ultimate way to make a …

Aston Martin plans to open luxury highrise residences in Miami in 2021

The legendary British automotive company will bring its unique design aesthetic to this luxury 66 story, 390 unit tower at 300 Biscayne Boulevard Way.<p>…

Luxury

Jeanette Hägglund - Too Close For Comfort

Architectural photography by Jeanette Hägglund from her series “Too Close For Comfort”.<p>Jeanette Hägglund is a Stockholm, Sweden based professional …

Architectural Photography

Arch Studio wraps this Organic Farm with translucent pc boards to easy food processing

<b>Arch Studio</b> <b>wraps a series of modest buildings with translucent pc boards</b> <b>which are light and easy to be installed.</b> A set of conservative buildings …

Agriculture

Morphosis, Teeple Architects Among Firms to Lead OCAD University's Expansion in Toronto

The Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCAD U) has selected firms Morphosis Architects, Teeple Architects, and Two Row Architect to manage …

Community rejects Vinegar Hill rezoning that would allow rise of 9-story rental building

Residents fear the project would overburden the small neighborhood<p>Community members of Brooklyn’s Vinegar Hill neighborhood are putting up a fight to keep the “quaint” area from falling to the brunt of redevelopment. On Wednesday, residents expressed concern at a community board meeting over …

Urban Planning

Brutalist Washington Map

<i>Brutalist Washington Map,</i> our second architecture guide map dedicated to Brutalist architecture, is out now.<p>The guide features 40 leading examples of …

Hayvenhurst Remodel

Hayvenhurst Size: 2,000 square feet Program: Remodel of an existing ranch house in six months, including three bedrooms with shared bathroom, master suite, guest suite, office, den, dining room, open living area, kitchen, laundry room, and front porch. Design: Dan Brunn Architecture completed the …

Houses

office PROJECT completes Xu Hongquan Art Studio in suburban of Beijing

<b>An art studio of Xu Hongquan presents new artistic living space in the suburban of Beijing, designed by office PROJECT.</b> Designed for Doctor XU …