Designed by Joeb Moore, the Bridge House is located in Kent, Connecticut. The Kent Falls are a series of cascades formed when the bedrock contains alternating hard and soft layers that erode over time. The most striking experience of this dynamic geological and ecological system is the gradual and cascading flow of rock and water as they ebb and flow over time and slowly slide down through the more stable and rooted surroundings of trees, plants, and earth. Our impression […]

Drew Mandel Architects completed the renovation and addition of a 100 year old semi-detached family home in Toronto, Canada. The scope of the project involves a new entry, re-invented façade, and a ground floor plan opened for access to light and space for contemporary family life. The basement is finished as useable space and occasionally acts as a suite. The second and third floor bedroom and bathroom spaces are also re-finished. A small rear addition on the ground floor allows for a […]

Situated on a corner lot of a steep sloping street in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the Urban Residence was designed by architect Marcelo Sodré in staggered forms to counteract the topography. In this design, contemporary style, the architect created a townhome with integrated around a central landscaped courtyard environment, providing privacy and keeping the modernity of the work over the years. The entrance walkway and the back courtyard complete the design, creating a good balance between indoors and outdoors for an urban […]

This beautiful detached chalet is located on a clifftop overlooking the Bahia de Palma, a beautiful bay located to the south of the capital. Second line to the sea, it is surrounded by greenery with stunning sea and mountain views. The house comprises of 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, two living areas, dining room, kitchen and laundry room. It has a saltwater infinity pool, solar panels and underfloor heating. The property has been constructed using natural materials such as oak flooring and marble and […]

This exceptional property consists of a main house and guesthouse and includes covered and uncovered terraces offering magnificent views of the surrounding countryside.  This unique finca for sale in West Mallorca is located in the valley of S’Arracó in Andratx. Totally renovated in 2011, it is south-facing and enjoys all day sunshine in summer as well as in winter. The main house is divided into two levels. The ground floor includes a kitchen, dining room, living room with fireplace and […]

Designed by XTH-berlin, B14 is a modern townhome located in Berlin, Germany. The house is built on a trapezoid lot of land of 118 m2 (1,205 ft2) with a small garden in the southeast towards a residential path and the wide side of the house to the northwest facing the plain of the Berlin Wall Memorial which is mainly a park.  The house is all about space and light. The nearly all-over glazed facades are structured by steel girders, which span from one dividing wall to […]

If you’re looking for some inspiration on how to make the most of the space you have, we’ve got your back. Consider the colors naturally present in your outdoor space to create a peaceful look. Green accents in the rug and table runner on this beautiful Vieques, Puerto Rico, porch mimic the surrounding flora perfectly. Turn your yard or porch into a gorgeous gathering space with our favorite ideas for alfresco dining. Scroll through our roundup of photos for some simple but […]

Space saving furniture design ideas, green walls, vertical garden designs and hanging planters are great balcony designs for beautiful and comfortable decorating of these small spaces. Small furniture pieces, like hanging tables and folding chairs are ideal for decorating small apartments and homes with tiny balconies. For today we gather 15 Smart Space Saving Furniture and Flower Planters for Your Balcony. Have fun with your balcony decorating and enjoy outdoors in elegant style! Organic gardening wood Planter box Bench / Table TherMod Linda […]

Designed by Oz Architects in 2002, this beautiful project is known for incorporating antique and reclaimed building materials. The project features wonderfully warm interior spaces, and equally inviting exterior spaces arranged to extend those interior spaces into Paradise Valley’s wonderful climate. Antique and reclaimed materials were used inside and out, ranging from wood beams and terra cotta roof tile imported from France, to domestically sourced reclaimed wood decking used for ceilings and roof overhangs. The overall impression of the home is meant […]

Need a new fence for your yard or patio? If you want a true privacy, choose a fence with little to no space between boards. A closely spaced lattice can be nearly as private as a solid material when combined with the lush foliage of climbing plants. The height will depend on the slope of your yard and your neighbor’s yard, the position of your seating areas and any applicable local building codes.  We decided to gather up 45 Delightfully Different Garden Walls and […]