Designed by Bates Masi + Architects LLC, the waterfront site of an existing 1970’s kit house overlooks layers of wetlands to an estuary, the bay, and the ocean. The client set the parameters of keeping the existing structure while doubling the size of the house with an addition. The existing structure consists of glulam post and beam construction connected with steel plates.  The architect chose to clearly identify the existing system of the house and create a dialogue with a […]

The Paradise Cove beach house created by Steven Ehrlich and redesigned by Michael Lee with an almost completely glass front it gives a person a complete view of the ocean adding to the relaxing atmosphere on the inside as well. From inside to outside the concept and the design blend perfectly together.Rich textures and natural colours, ranging from white to sandy tones of beige, brown and black decorate the open space living area.  The interior was later remodeled to show […]

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Designed by architect and designer Natalia Ozerova, this private St. Petersburg apartment is defined by simplicity of modern design, with its clean lines and strong colors contrast. The result is a beautiful, modern apartment that has a taste of old world classic design. The master bedroom has a nostalgic and evocative atmosphere. Incredible visual effects are created by using strong color contrasts, yet with a balanced aesthetic effect. Floor to ceiling bookshelves leave plenty of room for displaying books or knick knacks, so that they […]

Debarre Duplantiers Associés Architecture & Paysage completed the Villa Seignosse project, a home that contrasts with the surroundings. Facing not the sea but a pond on the south, the house contrasts with its surroundings by its orthogonal and white volumes. Open to nature, its facade protects the intimacy of its owners on the street side. The rectangular-shaped villa displays white walls and a clean design line. Embracing the picturesque site of Seignosse, France, the residence was envisioned as a modern […]

German design studio 4a Architekten delivered an original re-interpretation of the existing building initially constructed in the 1990s. The architects used a reductionist approach to stress spaciousness while keeping the original building structure intact. The clients requested a bright and spacious residence that would accommodate a family of four, as well as numerous art objects in a living area of 350 square meters.According to the architects: “Since the conversion, the different areas of the entrance level merge smoothly into each other. The […]

Designed by  Andreescu & Gaivoronschi, The House with Coloured Lights is a bright and vivid modern home. Located in  in a residential area in the South of Timisoara, Romania, the entire space was designed as a “musical instrument”, where the double-height living room is a lively place, animated by the cone-like openings oriented towards the South, which ampplify the sunlight that enters the house through the many colored glass. The exterior is neat and clear, incorporating cubics-shaped windows of various sizes. […]

Located in Oxfordshire, England, The St Mary’s Infant School was recently renovated by Jessop and Cook Architects. The architects designed the adjoining buildings with the same profile, but shifted the timber play area sideways from the brick classroom. Three new offset elements totally transform it, from regular to impressive. “They reflect the form and multiple pitched roofs of the main school in a playful manner, breaking up the linear aspect of the site and creating an enclosed secret garden.” The kids can finally […]

House V02 is located in Valencia, Spain and displays an imposing silhouette. This minimalist house design is the result of a collaboration between architect Julio Vila Cortell and Viraje Arquitectura. The entire design concept is modern and minimalist.  The main colors employed were white and gray, being used as a harmonizing color. The living area is connected to the kitchen, yet the two zones are visually separated. A large sofa provides plenty of seating space for having guests over. A clean […]

The Perforated House by Piotr Kluj and Pawel Litwinowicz is a baroque-themed residence that is modernized to fit the design style of today. According to the architects, the only thing that clashed with the idea of a highly modern home were the old, Art Nouveau furniture pieces collected by the owner in his previous apartment, which had to be adapted to the overall scheme. The openwork ornaments, visible only in two places on the house elevation, are at the same time […]

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Apple has finally launched its eagerly anticipated Apple Watch, with a square face, interchangeable straps, purely digital face and a sapphire screen. “We set out to create the best watch in the world. What we didn’t do is take the iPhone, shrink the user interface and strap it on your wrist,” said Tim Cook, speaking at Apple’s annual conference in California. “This product will redefine what people expect form this category. I am no proud to share it with you, […]