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Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Modern Single-Story Cubical House With a Metal Facade in Cologne

The brief for this modern single-story cubical house in Cologne, Germany, by Gatermann + Schossig architects was to provide a perfect indoor-outdoor connection and feature a self contained apartment. The new dwelling offers two high rooms, each with extensive views of the neighboring park. By choosing a homogenous metal façade, the architects produced an unobtrusive […]

Friday 20 September, 2013

Rectangular-Shaped Modern Home Connecting the Inhabitants With the Outdoors

Courtesy of Onnis Luque Located in San Angel, a peaceful yet trendy neighbourhood of Mexico City, Cerrada de Cortes is a lovely home designed by Dcpp Arquitectos, perceived as a relaxing retreat, spacious enough to accommodate a numerous family. Despite being surrounded by other residences, the house feels intimate and welcoming. The house opens up to […]

Friday 20 September, 2013

Summerhouse Transformed Into a Modern Elegant Residence: House A&B in Austria

Courtesy of Bruno Klomfar House A&B is a lovely modern residence  with an impeccable neat interior, located in Perchtoldsdorf, Austria. Envisioned as an open living environment, graceful and elegant, the home was once a summerhouse. The owners, a couple that simply adores furniture and arts, wanted a home that clearly reflected their passions, their lifestyle and […]

Thursday 19 September, 2013

House Wiva by Open Y Office

Ghent studio Open Y Office has extended a house in Belgium, adding a concrete structure that could also function as a standalone residence (+ slideshow). Located in the town of Herent, the extension was designed by Open Y Office with stark concrete walls that contrast against the white-painted brick exterior of the old house, which is a converted […]

Tuesday 17 September, 2013

House WIVA / OYO – Open Y Office

Monday 16 September, 2013

House WIVA / OYO – Open Y Office

Thursday 12 September, 2013

Unconventional Concrete Holiday Retreat near Aspen, Colorado

Kaegebein Fine Homebuilding completed the design of an unconventional chalet situated near Aspen, Colorado. The project distinguishes itself from the typical holiday mountain retreat and this is mainly due to the lack of wood for the exterior finishes. The front facade of this construction resembles a concrete monolith, almost entirely hidden from the street side. […]

Thursday 05 September, 2013

Minimalist Apartment in Moscow Exuding Elegance Throughout

Welcome to an apartment where minimalist furniture arrangements are charmingly “contrasted” by welcoming materials and decorations. This small studio located on the 24th floor of a newly built residential building in Moscow was especially developed by Peter Zaytsev (of Za Bor Architects) for his family. The idea was to create a simple and elegant crib, […]

Thursday 05 September, 2013

Daring Architecture and Space Planning: Diamond House in Singapore

Formwerkz Architects completed the design and development for Diamond House, a daring family residence located along Cove Drive in Sentosa, Singapore. According to the architects, the project’s unusual geometry is derived from “negotiating with the planning parameters imposed on the neighborhood and the desire to simplify the building form. The front and side facades are […]