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What I love at contemporary houses is that they dare to surprise at every corner. Materials can be used in various combinations, and finishings are of the utmost beauty. Spaces seem borrowed from a boundless planet, and colours blend in smooth, delicate fusions. When designed by professionals, contemporary residences look like art galleries or fastidious saloons, reflecting a sense of royalty and discipline. An example as such is presented below, in a collection that gathers photos of an amazing project […]

Tower House by Andrew Maynard Architects is a renovation and extension to a weatherboard home located in Alphington, Victoria, Australia. The architects restored the original, two kids’ rooms, a bathroom and living spaces. A studio, bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and dining occupy the new part of the house. Tower House is anti-monolith. Tower House is village externally and a home internally. The house defies logic as the exterior appears to be a series of small structures, while internally the spaces and functions are […]

The kitchen is truly the heart of the home — we know, it’s a cliche, but only because it’s true. After all, it is where meals are prepared and often where family and friends gather at the end of a long day. Think of the last big party you threw—you had the entire home spotless; you arranged comfy seating in every nook of the living room; you had tables set for buffet and hor d’oeuvres — but where did everybody […]

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This contemporary two-storey residence designed this year by Pazgersh Architecture + Design. The ‘Mediterranean Villa‘ is  a modern L-shape house in Tel Aviv, Israel. In planning the villa, the main design concept was designing modern house L shape house around a pool and three various garden areas. The program was planned for a family with children with a large master suite. On ground floor an open plan provides public spaces such as: kitchen, dining, library, and living room around the pool area. […]

Inspiring single family residence designed in 2014 by AHL Architects & Associates. It’s located in Ecopark Green Urban Area, Vietnam. EPV is a semi-detached house located in Ecopark Green Urban Area, Vietnam. Ecopark is known as a new green urban area with a lot of ancient trees, low building density and the house seems to be hided behind the trees. A big void has been created in the middle of space bringing better connectivity between spaces (horizontal and vertical). Two wooden […]

The Creekside Retreat by Richardson Architects is a successful redesign project of a house initially built in 1954. Currently a cozy family refuge in California, United States, the residence is filled with natural light and color, adding up to a  dynamic atmosphere. This home, nestled in a redwood grove, was recently purchased by a family of four. Situated on a gently upsloping lot bordered by a creek, its most distinctive site feature is an old wooden bridge over the creek […]

Neighbored by fruit orchards and vineyards, The Treehouse Residence by Forestgreen Creations is a modern home in Pelham, Ontario, Canada. Raw concrete, steel and stucco are the materials employed for visually defining the exterior design. The cantilevered volume supported by a V-shaped structure allows most of the living space to be elevated above ground. An optimum connection to the outdoors was achieved through large expanses of glass in every room. Additionally, a swimming pool terrace on the second level provides […]

This penthouse was recently the prize in a contest initiated by Airbnb that promised two lucky winners a chance to experience it up close, before regaining its preparing-room purpose. Airbnb recently collaborated with interior designers Melissa Hegge and Nina Holst to transform the top of the Holmenkollen ski-jump in Norway into a spectacular glass-walled penthouse apartment. If you are a major ski fan, then you will probably recognize this interior: it is the room where the ski jumpers prepare for flight […]

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Modern apartments may easily fall into impersonal looks because contemporary designers nowadays embrace the obsession of creating clear, bright, sometimes ‘hygienic’ interiors. For fear not to commit a mistake, furnishing items are bought in set and walls are painted in hospital white. The result? An interior that would perfectly honour the pages of a home furnishing catalogue. But, let’s hope for the best. If you love modern, immaculate aesthetics, there are plenty of tips that could help you add personality […]

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Contemporary homes are as much about the view outside as they are about the warm and inviting atmosphere inside. Wallace Ridge, completed by Whipple Russell Architects, is located in Trousdale Estates, an area in Beverly Hills, California.  The Wallace Ridge home is an exclusive Beverly Hills Residence; is a charming blend of both these elements as Whipple Russell Architects employed lavish décor and striking color palette to bring in a unique look to the house. The interior is warm and […]

Traditional Italian architecture has a lot in common with opulence, sophistication, excessive decorations and elegance. Despite the critics it gets, designers admit that this is the taste of luxury. A piece of this kind of extravagance can be admired below, in the luxurious dwelling realised by SL*project and located in Pestov, near Moscow. Inspired by Italian countryside architecture, the residence features some specific elements: stone portals around doors and openings, ceramic tiles, arched windows, galleries with columns, and stucco terracotta shades. […]

Located in Taoyuan, a city in northern Taiwan, LGCA DESIGN completed this contemporary apartment, Lo Residence, in 2014.  According to the architects: “Besides fulfilling the house owners’ requirement for practical functions, we design a space exclusively for the couple in a simple and neat way. Although the space is long and narrow, we make the living room into a high-ceiling space so that the natural light can enter the interior space vertically and extensively. Without any division, the whole space is distinguished through floors […]

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Men inspired interiors are dynamic and forceful. They transmit a bunch of energy even though small budgets were released for designing them. This is exactly the case with the animated crib below, renovated in 2011 by the owner himself. As you can easily notice, the space looks airy and welcoming, and lots of decorative objects function as catching attention items. The living area – despite its small dimensions – attracts the guests with its extremely interesting lounge made of recycled […]

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The BlackSeaRama Golf & Villas in Balchik is a beautiful resort offering modern elegant accommodation in comfortable, spacious villas and an amazing sea view at the coast of the Black Sea.Albena Sea Resort is a 20-minute drive away. BlackSeaRama Golf & Villas offers its guests various types of accommodation to suit every taste and personal requirements. The complex easily avoids one of the most annoying trends in golf resorts – overbuilding. Its residential area consists only of one- or two-storey villas […]

This Amazing Urban Treehouse was designed by Luciano Pia; 25 Verde is an apartment complex that brings plants and potted trees up off the ground in an attempt to protect its residents against air and noise pollution. Completed in 2012, the building is located in Turin, Italy.  Its structure is in steel and it looks like a forest where trees are rooted in terraces with irregular shapes, ponds  are crossed by footings and lush gardens cover the roofs. The building has been thought as […]

When seen from outside, economic buildings look like warehouses. But, after you step inside, a comfortable and enjoyable world may reveal. Spotted on archdaily.com, CF House below is a good example that you do not have to judge a book by its cover. Completed in 2013 by Christian Calle Figueroa, the dwelling respects the traditional features of a country house in Ecuador: entrance space, grill, poorly permeable bedrooms and an attic. The budget was limited and the architects were forced to use standard, […]

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