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This beautifully designed landscaping project represents the work of Daniel Shea, and it is located in London, England. The project complements an already impressive abode that features multiple levels, and so the garden was designed specifically so that it may be admired from within the abode but not from the neighboring buildings. It gets pretty dark at night in London, which is why the garden was equipped with modern lighting systems that give off an atmosphere of warmth and coziness. The backyard design […]

White Canvas On A Green Roof is a roof top garden, a project located in Montreal, Canada and completed by Canadian designer Martine Brisson. She designed the landscaping of the roof terrace of the former residence and studio of painter Betty Goodwin, for which she has just won one of the GRANDS PRIX DU DESIGN 2012 in the “Terrace” category. Always keeping in mind a feeling of warmth, functionality, and simplicity, Brisson created an outdoor environment that is coherent yet open, with different […]

If you live in an apartment with a balcony, or if you own a home with one, you may wonder what simple fixes you can make to your balcony to add charm and an inviting appeal to your outdoor space. But how to decorating the balcony? Balconies hold a special place in home design. The very presence of a balcony adds a touch of style to a home. Balconies add outdoor living space to any home and are especially prized in apartment […]

Located in Seattle, Washington, USA, Main Street House was designed by SHED Architecture & Design. The home’s interior is luminous, with a clean design that gives the entire space a sense of serenity. The single family house was built for a husband and wife, both geologists, nearing retirement but actively working from home. The house is situated on a sloping site, 20’ from top to toe, that extends from the Main street pedestrian path and Leschi Park beyond to an alley below. The […]

Located in Nicosia, Cyprus, this pavilion was constructed as an extension to the existing home of an architect. Designed by Kythreotis Architects in 2013,  the pavilion is situated in a 2,000 square meter plot of land, along the Pedieos river, in the Ayios Andreas district of the city of Nicosia, Cyprus, and is designed to co-exist with a refurbished 1940’s listed house. The T shaped site enjoys an 80 meter long exposure to the river, on the east, along which, the garden […]

Stirling is a private contemporary residence located in Sydney, Australia. It was designed by Mac-Interactive Architects with clean and open interiors and an abundant supply of natural light. “After much discussion with Heritage it was felt that it would not be possible to restore them to anything other than museum status as they could not be brought up to current BCA standards,” said architect Andy Macdonald. The form of the house was driven almost entirely by the height scale and topography of the […]

Modern apartments are always hot sources of inspiration. Owned by graphic designer and music enthusiast Álvaro Lumbreras, the crib below caught our attention. Located in Madrid, the largest city of Spain, the flat gathers the essential characteristics of the country in a nutshell: dynamism, energy and appetite for colours. As you can easily notice, an all-white background was preferred so that books, posters, photographies and resident’s personal work could be exhibited harmoniously. Modern spirit, the owner knows how to play with contrasts […]

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Using glass as a dominant material when building a house could be an inspiring start. Why? Because glass is considered to be a wonder substance. It combines more than a few advantages such as transparency, natural day-lighting, blending of exteriors with interiors and acoustic control. Moreover, glass plays an essential role in accomplishing greater indoor environmental quality and energy efficiency, thus fulfilling numerous criteria for green buildings. Architects frequently use high-performance double-glazed glass, which is laminated or coated, to moderate interior temperatures by […]

Modern interiors are fresh, functional and catchy. There were times when contemporary meant wide spaces without walls and arid mixes of white, grey and metallic hues. But, as diverse as we are, attractive combinations of styles have become trendy lately. Thus, baroque frames, minimalistic lighting objects, feathered pillows and marble tables can coexist harmoniously. For example, the dwelling below realised by Imativa Architects, one of the most important studios in Mexico. It features large open spaces that communicate very smoothly and surprising […]

This sensational beachfront villa is located in Sea Horse Ranch, near the beach village of Cabarete, in the Dominican Republic. The home has 6 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms, and has almost 9,200 square feet of interior space.Currently for sale, it is priced at $3.6 million. The living room fronts an infinity swimming pool and a deck with outdoor dining and entertaining areas. The focal point of the home is a 2,150-square-foot living and dining area facing the beach with 26-foot vaulted beamed […]

Located in SoHo, an area in in Lower Manhattan, New York, this loft was designed in 2014 by Casamanara. This 2,500 sq ft loft apartment is situated in an iconic building in SoHo, New York City. The interiors features a very homy feeling within an industrial shell.  “Casamanara” is a place where the exchange of ideas coupled with an acute interest in listening to one’s needs, results in creative proposals that are individually tailored and do not merely follow some set […]

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The “PURE Tension” Volvo Pavilion, a collaborative effort between Synthesis Design + Architecture, Buro Happold, and Fabric Images, is a lightweight, rapidly deployable, free-standing tensioned membrane structure and portable charging station commissioned by Volvo Car Italia to showcase the new Volvo V60 Hybrid Electric Diesel car. This experimental structure was developed through a process of rigorous research and development that investigated methods of associative modeling, dynamic mesh relaxation, geometric rationalization, paneling, and material performance.  These explorations illustrate the dialogue between […]

Located in Larkspur, California, USA,  the Turner Residence was designed in 2013 by Jensen Architects. This new residential design was created with a fundamental relationship in mind, between the family of three and their wooded community. Nestled into the hillside, the long, solid plinth contains the private rooms of the house. Atop this plinth sits a transparent living and dining pavilion that opens up completely for access to the outdoor decks, pool patio and expansive views to Mount Tamalpais and the bay. An […]

Vintage, modern, luxury or eclectic hotels. Which are you favorites? For today we present the Hotel Saint Cecilia,  a Stylish Boutique Hotel located in Austin, TX. Created in honor of the patron saint of music and poetry, the Saint Cecilia takes inspiration from the great era of the late 1960’s and early 1970’s when a revolution of rock and roll and beat poetry overran the hallowed halls of established convention. According to the owners: ” Each of the five suites, six poolside bungalows, […]

ABYECTO – Sonic Environment is currently on display at The College of Architecture + The Arts | Miami Beach Urban Studios. The original 3D-printed installation and musical instruments of ABYECTO are created by Eric Goldemberg, Associate Professor of Architecture with MONAD Studio and a design team made up of FIU Architecture students John Gioello, Stephanie Colon, Matt Barnard, Manuel Perez-Trujillo, and Jack Garcia. MONAD Studio created a three-dimensional mural that serves as a sonic environment for the performances of Jacob Sudol. The surface […]

The sophisticated and stylish La Perle Noire Restaurant and Lounge in the very heart of the fashionable villa district along Andrássy Avenue is a new addition to Budapest’s gastronomic establishments. So characteristic of this neighbourhood, a garden with comfortable garden furniture, a barbecue facility and a cocktail corner complements the modern-age interior of this relaxed place nicely. The place boasts of a spectrum of cuisine ranging from traditional Hungarian dishes to gourmet French food. The restaurant’s ever inventive menu lists signature […]

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