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Eco houses are the buildings of tomorrow.  Despite the scepticism they were regarded with several years ago, the concept proved to be very functional and budget-friendly. Moreover, eco houses can display amazing architectures. It is not necessary to find them in systems of pallets and clay bricks. Concept of Yunakov Design, the one below was completed in 2011 on a plot area of 3000 m2. Located on a green field near Kiev, Ukraine, the house features a lot of eco facilities: local […]

I’d like to introduce a new concept of footwear. It will perfectly match with your foot by “dipping” your own foot! Fondue Slippers inspired by melted cheese Japanese designer Satsuki Ohata has formed the ‘fondue slipper’, a pair of shoes which perfectly match the shape of the wearer’s foot by casting a quick-drying liquid mold of their feet. The process is similar to that of a familiar, participatory meal: cheese fondue — a snack which has been a source of […]

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Designed by Johnson Chou, 142 Kenilworth is a contemporary home located in Toronto, Canada. This project is about a contemporary renovation of a beautiful tiny house! The project is about creating volumes of flowing spaces in both the horizontal and vertical dimensions and the kinaesthetic experience of framed views from within and without. Built in the early 1930s, maintaining the integrity of the scale and form of the original building was a priority. The original structure was a two-storey 1,250 square foot […]

Casa A Due Altezze is a residential project completed by DISEGNOINOPERA. It is located in Milan, Italy, and has a predominantly white interiors, to add space and serenity.  The notable height of the space in this elegant building that dates from 1911, located on the historic via Meda, didn’t quite allow for the construction of a true second floor. However, it was tall enough to allow for some creative overlap on two different levels. We love these beautiful white interiors! The minimalist […]

We’re gonna go ahead and say Portugal is a highly underrated vacation destination. With some fantastic history, scenery, and food, there’s lots to like. And now we can add one more thing to the list: these cool Tree Snake Houses. Along with the project Pedras Salgadas Park by architects Luís Rebelo de Andrade and Tiago Rebelo de Andrade, came the challenge of creating an object that could recreate the fantasy of the tree houses. The project for these houses was developed […]

Located in Taipei City, Taiwan, the vintage inspired space spans 181 square meters, and is over 40 years old.  Typically remodel projects of older homes involve knocking down walls, making room for new and improved layouts. In search of the perfect modern industrial space, the team at CHI-TORCH decided to embrace the age of this gorgeous refurbished apartment. To respect its history, CHI-TORCH deliberately made conscious efforts to retain details of time manifestation and proudly displaying building materials that many try […]

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La Suite Sans Cravate is a chic hotel located in Bruges, Belgium. Work on the property was completed in 2013, done by the hand of Véronique Bogaert. We love this modern chic hotel with exposed beams and trees decor theme. La Suite is set in the medieval town of Bruges, 750 metres from the historical Market Square with the Belfry. This luxuriously designed bed and breakfast offers a daily à la carte breakfast and spacious suites with air conditioning and free […]

London-based studio Daniel Hopwood completed the interior of this Bachelor Pad for two brothers. It is located in Barnes, a suburban district in south-west London, England. For two brothers they created a self-contained apartment within a new basement dig out. According to the architects: ” It was a large challenging space which we broke down into two bedrooms and bathrooms, a large party room with kitchen and a closed off cinema room with terrace. All joinery including the kitchen was created by us […]

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The Koh Tan resort will be a high-end retreat in a natural setting. The unique location on the tiny island of Koh Tan provides guests with a remote and private escape not found at similar locations like Koh Samui. Visitors can enjoy full luxury services and the option of “being seen”. The size of the site and its topography allow for quiet sense of privacy. The concept has a carefully balanced density of units to sustain these qualities. Hillside villas have […]

Rovdefjordbrua is a fjord crossing project south of Ålesund, Norway. A floating bridge and a 230 meter long submerged tunnel are elements that will make it possible for travelers to cross the Rovdefjordbrua Fjord without interrupting vessel traffic. As a part of the Norwegian Public Road Administration’s project to have a ferry-free route E39, this project aims to replace the existing ferry traffic, and will thereby be a step towards making it possible to go by car all the way along the […]

ZEB Multi-Comfort House is a project completed by Snøhetta. The ZEB Multi-Comfort House is a cooperation between Snøhetta, Scandinavia’s largest independent research body SINTEF, ZEB partner Brødrene Dahl, and Optimera. The beautiful house is located in Larvik, Norway, and covers an area of 2,153 square feet. The volume of the house describes a single family house, however, the building is intended for use as a demonstration platform to facilitate learning on building methodology for plus houses with integrated sustainable solutions. The house […]

Designed by Lake Flato Architects in 2013, SK Ranch is a private contemporary home located in Center Point, Texas, USA. The compound is a modern ranch retreat comprised of clean, crisp lines, sophisticated finishes and a casually understated elegance. Each unique structure sits independently but together provides presence and prominence. The Main House, located at the end of a winding path, sits on the southern hillside and boasts views in all directions. Exterior building and landscape walls made of native Texas Lueders […]

A modern kitchen is sometimes so stylish that it looks like an art gallery. With all the cooking equipment fully integrated, it hides the kitchenware in safe places and shows only beautiful parts in front of the audience. As you can easily notice, the model we discovered today serves this mission perfectly. It was realised by designer Eric Kant for Tinello Keuken & Interieur from The Netherlands. Planned for an open space, the kitchen features a stylish island in the middle, with massive countertop and […]

This villa reconstruction was undertaken by Enforma Studio. The home is located in Ljuta, Montenegro. The central gallery is the fluid space that defines these zones by providing a vertical division of the left and right sides of the building as well as a visual connection of the levels. To create this effect we had to dematerialise the connections between the sides of the building (as shown in the picture?) which we achieved by designing a bridge and staircase constructed from glass […]

Dhaka-based studio Shatotto Architects has completed the Meghna Residence project in 2005. This 20,000 square foot contemporary house is located in Dhanmondi, one of the most densely populated neighbourhoods in Dhaka city, Bangladesh. In Bangladesh the courtyard is a traditional typology creating space for living in privacy along with cross ventilation, ample daylight and vegetation. Due to lack of a proper master plan, construction rules and awareness, Dhaka, one of the most densely populated cities in the world has become a city […]

The Montana Glass Home, painstakingly rendered by Cutler Anderson Architects, is a great example of modern construction. Combining architectural significance with a unique ex-urban location, the property artfully blends luxury appointments, natural amenities and outstanding recreation. Glass walls, tapered columns and a floor plan that flows as gracefully as the river in front, make it hard to distinguish indoors from outdoors. The land surrounding the home is its own masterwork. Sited just outside the city limits of Missoula, the property […]

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