August 18th, 2014

Blairgowrie Beach House Getaway by Wolveridge Architects

Blairgowrie Beach House Getaway by Wolveridge Architects

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Blairgowrie Beach House is a modern weekend coastal retreat designed by Wolveridge Architects, located in the peaceful and naturally protected seaside village of Blairgowrie, Victoria, Australia. The clients are a young family from the city who had purchased this terrific sloping allotment just five minutes’ walk from Blairgowrie’s back beach along Bass Strait. The land form was dominated by an…

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August 17th, 2014

Multi-generational home in Mumbai: SDM Apartment

Multi-generational home in Mumbai: SDM Apartment

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SDM Apartment is a contemporary apartment designed for a multi-generational family by Arquitectura en Movimiento Workshop, located in central Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The client built a six story building, two stories for each apartment, the architects simultaneously performed three interior design projects for three separate clients, all from the same family; parents, (an older couple) and…

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Prefab Portable Home ÁPH80 in Spain by ÁBATON

Prefab Portable Home ÁPH80 in Spain by ÁBATON

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Project Portable Home ÁPH80 is a design by Madrid based ÁBATON Architects, a dwelling ideal for two people, easily transported by road and ready to be placed almost anywhere. This tiny house is comprised of only 290 square feet (27 square meters), sectioned into private and public spaces and ready for immediate placement. The proportions are the result of a thorough study by the architectural…

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August 16th, 2014

Sensational contemporary dwelling in Costa Rica: Casa Val

Sensational contemporary dwelling in Costa Rica: Casa Val

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Casa Val is a stunning private contemporary dwelling designed by Jaime Rouillon Arquitectura, located in Escazú in the province of San José in Costa Rica. In this project completed in 2012, a courtyard provides intimacy holding water, light, and greenery. The materials’ surfaces interact and respond to the degree of enclosure between social functions. All family members dwell within a sacred…

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Renovated farmhouse infused with warmth in Northern Italy

Renovated farmhouse infused with warmth in Northern Italy

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This private house in the foothills of northern Italy was designed by Caprioglio Associati Architectsfor a couple who wished to trade a tiny apartment for a renovated farmhouse in the country. The couple wanted to move out of the city of Asolo to move to the country where they could start a family. They moved a short drive from Asolo to an area called Monfumo, or “silent hills.” After two years…

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August 15th, 2014

Luxurious modern property in Madrid: LV House by A-cero

Luxurious modern property in Madrid: LV House by A-cero

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LV House is a three story luxurious modern property that has been designed by architects Joaquín Torres and Rafael Llamazares of A-cero, located in Madrid, Spain. This 10, 763 square foot (1,000 square meters) house provides outdoors and indoors with high standard quality materials and furniture.

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When we get into the house through the distributor hall we got surprised by the amazing…

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Dream house in Pasadena: Mid-century post and beam

Dream house in Pasadena: Mid-century post and beam

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The Robert Smith House is an iconic mid-century post and beam house designed by prolific architect Eugene Weston who collaborated with Douglas Byles, located in Pasadena, California. (more…)

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51 Inspiring small living rooms using all available space

51 Inspiring small living rooms using all available space

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Designing small spaces presents a tricky design challenge, but since the living room is where you typically spend the majority of your time, designing a small one becomes even more problematic. Since you do a lot of entertaining in this space, it needs to showcase a great sense of style and functionality. You need to be able to strike a perfect balance between making the room feel as spacious as…

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Contemporary Sprecher House in South Africa by SAOTA

Contemporary Sprecher House in South Africa by SAOTA

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Sprecher House is a stunning contemporary house design, the vision of SAOTA Architects in collaboration with interior designers ANTONI Associates, located in Hangklip, South Africa. The owner’s brief was to design a house inspired by its indigenous surroundings, which is part of the recently established Sea Farm Private Nature Reserve.

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The site, located on a rocky peninsula is perched above…

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August 14th, 2014

Multi-level glass encased compound in the Hollywood Hills

Multi-level glass encased compound in the Hollywood Hills

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Holmby Hills Residence is a contemporary three level, glass encased compound designed and built by London-based Quinn Architects and Estate Four, nestled on a lush property in Holmby Hills, Bel-Air, California. Located in one of the most sought-after addresses in the world, the 14,500 square foot contemporary villa showcases panoramic views of the Hollywood Hills and the sea beyond. The scale…

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Adorable tiny apartment with intriguing layout in Sweden

Adorable tiny apartment with intriguing layout in Sweden

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This charming one bedroom apartment spotted on Alvhemis situated in a beautifully preserved Art Nouveau building dating from the last century, located in Linnéstaden, Gothenburg, Sweden. This well planned small apartment offers just 355 square feet (33 square meters) of living space, with a bedroom/living area and separate kitchen and bathroom. Plenty of sunlight penetrates the space with three…

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August 13th, 2014

Norwegian Wild Reindeer Centre Pavilion by Snøhetta

Norwegian Wild Reindeer Centre Pavilion by Snøhetta

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Tverrfjellhytta, Norwegian Wild Reindeer Centre Pavilion has been designed by architecture studio Snøhetta, located at Hjerkinn on the outskirts of Dovrefjell National Park, overlooking the Snøhetta mountain massif. The 968 square foot (90 square meters) building was completed in 2011 and is open to the public, serving as an observation pavilion for the Wild Reindeer Foundation educational…

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Contemporary dream home in South Africa: Aloe Ridge House

Contemporary dream home in South Africa: Aloe Ridge House

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Aloe Ridge House is a contemporary dream home designed by Metropole Architects, nestled under the leafy canopy of an immense Albizia Tree, located in the Eden Rock Estate on Kwa Zulu Natal’s South Coast of South Africa. Comprised of 3,229 square feet (300 square meters) of living space, the home promotes the notion that a dream house does not need to be sprawling and palatial but that in fact,…

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August 12th, 2014

Your perfect patio: Designer decorating for outdoor living

Your perfect patio: Designer decorating for outdoor living

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Patios balance outdoor living at a close distance to indoor quarters. You don’t have to get in your car or travel far to relax amid the outdoors. However, to optimize the patio experience, one must consider a number of implementations.

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It’s time to take that vision of the perfect patio outside of your mind and into the exterior of your home. Here’s how to do it.

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Boathouse Home Office with Panoramic Views in Hong Kong

Boathouse Home Office with Panoramic Views in Hong Kong

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Boathouse Home Office has been refurbished and transformed by Bean Burointo a live/work/play three bedroom apartment, located in Aberdeen, Hong Kong. The 1,200 square foot apartment is located inside a high-rise residential building. Designed in response to the growing trend of working-from-home culture, the apartment showcases large panoramic windows facing the sea boating sceneries in…

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