Williamson Chong Architects have designed the Blantyre house for a family in Toronto, Canada. According to architect, when his clients wanted to build a house in The Beaches, a popular Toronto neighborhood, “they were committed to the idea that they could live well in a compact square footage.” The couple found a 19-foot-wide lot with one catch: a 100-year-old Norway spruce in the backyard. Saving the tree and compressing the footprint for the three-story, 2,300-square-foot house “was our first big chess move,” […]

MM++ Architects have recently completed a small real estate development in Mui Ne, a holiday destination in Vietnam. The sea front view is amazing and unusual for a private residential project in this area, usually occupied exclusively by resorts and hotels. The idea was to maximize this potential with semi-detached sea front villas and keep a large part of the land as a “buffer” landscaped area to prevent noise from the road. On the ground floor the kitchen, dining and living […]

German studio Dettling Architekten has designed the C1 House in Karlsruhe, a city in the state of Baden-Württemberg, in southwest Germany. This beautiful contemporary home was created for a family with children that wanted a proper environment for the kids to grow. Every little space was used to provide functionality to the place. The floor-to-ceiling windows permit the natural light to enter inside all day long and also to keep the home warm during the night.

The Lindhurst Residence was designed by Dallas-based studio Wernerfield Architects. This house looks beautiful with trees and a small pond in front of the house. This single story, modern home is located on a one acre site in the Preston Hollow area of Dallas, Texas, USA. The c-shape courtyard plan is oriented to offer views of a large pond from all areas of the home.The internal courtyard space provides a generous outdoor living and pool area with privacy from the street.”

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Welcome to a beautiful Swedish apartment, displaying a cheerful overall decor and inspiring color additions. This luminous apartment is located on Badhusgatan, a street in Gothenburg, Sweden. Despite its central location, the neighbourhood is relaxed and calm, offering a unique tranquil living experience. The loft was originally built in 2009, and combines a clean style to its design with the more rustic elements of exposed ceiling and wall beams to create a unique effect. With a large balcony to the east, a […]

Designed by AR Design Studio,  4 Views House is a beautiful private residence completed this year, in 2014.  Located in Winchester, England, this striking upside-down build contrasts with its conventional neighbours, displaying a flat overhanging roof, dark grey brick, cedar cladding and grey aluminium framed windows. The conceptual drive behind his house was the principle of the 3 N’s: Nature, Natural light and Natural air. The form of the replacement house is defined by four interlocking boxes, the enclosed space at their centre forms a ‘Zen’ garden, with […]

Architectslab is a design collective – founded in 2002 by three leading partners – which functions as a team of architects and designers collaborating on a variety of projects. Each individual commission is studied and designed in team, which allows a diversity of visions for each specific design. Synthesis helps to create coherent and structural design ideas in which timelessness and functionality are key. After the renovation and expansion of the historic house, the garden had to be changed. The striking floating floorboards and […]

Ormond Rd Apartments is a simple, clean and visual building that respects its community, surroundings and local history without compromising its design. The site has been maximized to the volume of its boundaries but a sense of depth is generated with the materials returning within the fac?ade, emphasizing the layers of the building that visually penetrate the block. The front of the building responds to the horizontal layered history of the strip from street level shops, to the changes and additions that […]

Designed by Jost Architects – Patrick Jost, the Elwood House is a new residential dwelling with a separate garage and studio to the rear. The client’s brief was for a modern family home that was interesting and exciting but not to the detriment of the comfort to the occupants and within a sensible budget. The house is separated into two clearly defined elements to the upper and lower levels. The lower is a solid masonry form, giving the impression that a […]

Designed in 2008 by Alexander Brenner Architects, the Heidehof House still looks like a contemporary building. This beautiful residence is located in Stuttgart, Germany and it sits on a 377 square meter plot.   The shape of the plot required an elongated building that also had to run parallel to the road. The house has a sleek and elegant design. It features a large wood-clad garage wall and it also includes a white cube that rises above the zebra striped near the […]