A notable design collaboration between the traverso-vighy architecture studio and the University of Padua’s Department of Technical Physics… led to the development of Residence TVZEB, an experimental zero energy building. The new project was especially built to accommodate an environmentally-sound architecture studio and is located in a few kilometers from the historic center of Vicenza, Italy. The dwelling has a
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Disobeying the principles of traditional mountain architecture, Agraz Arquitectos… envisioned a highly contemporary residence in the Santa Anita Golf Club of Tlajomulco in Jalisco, Mexico. Built on a site with a highly accentuated slope, the project is structured on four levels: “the first one for the automobiles, the next one for social areas (kitchen, living and dinning rooms), third for
Believe it or not, this is a family house in South Korea. With square perforations and an eccentric white facade, rich in curvy lines, somehow reminding us of the Dali’s “melting” masterpieces, the Pangyo House, a project designed by Office 53427… is definitely one of those impressive architectural examples worth sharing. So here we are: a three-storey house located nearby
Wolveridge Architects completed the design for Torquay House…, a modern residential project located in a coastal environment in Victoria, Australia. The brief of the residence was based on the following prerequisite: “In coastal conditions, buildings must be robust, yet create protective spaces, both internally and externally, in order to allow the occupants to feel safe and comfortable. Whether the
With a gorgeous black-dotted staircase, overlooking the living room and adorning it with style, the Iron Lace mansion has one of the most stunning and surprising interiors we’ve ever seen. This sophisticated interior, mixing textures is the work of Gestion René Desjardins…, in Montreal, Canada. Spacious, luminous and sprinkled with sophisticated elements of décor, the three-story mansion is the
This gorgeous Y-shaped house, located in a small town in Mexico, San Luis Potosí, is the home of a couple that no longer lives with the children. The residence was envisioned as a space that offers plenty of privacy for the couple that has to get used to the new, less “dynamic” lifestyle. The house is surrounded by a solid…
The imposing Coastlands House was especially developed by Carver + Schicketanz… for a retired couple in Big Sur, California, USA. The majestic oaks located on the site dominate the neighboring landscape and direct the views towards the Pacific coast to the West. According to the architects, “a massive stone base connects the structure to the uphill slope, contrasting with the
Bright and spacious, the Blake House in London discovered by Freshome on 1st Option …ranks high in inspirational details. A simple color palette defined by white and spiced up with unexpected vivid hues lets out a feeling of elegance and neatness. Each interior seems more imposing than the next and the consistent design makes the room transition very smooth. Seekers
Sprinkled with beautiful and authentic elements of décor, Casa La Hilaria, designed by RDR Arquitectos (a Buenos Aires-based studio, part of the Richter Dahl Rocha & Associés…), is a home vacation in Uruguay, defined by the maze of greenery that surrounds it. With a fresh and recharging-your-batteries kind of landscape, Casa La Hilaria seems like the perfect place to
The McClellan Architects… studio has envisioned the Lake House 2 as an uncluttered temple of relaxation and well-being. The construction was pretty challenging, due to the tricky landscape (very steep). The view is absolutely breathtaking – this actually made the architects realise the advantage of such an environment and as a consequence, they created a series of patios and spaces,
This massive 2,365 square-foot home is perched on a San Juan Island shoreline in Washington, USA. The project was developed by Seattle-based David Vandervort Architects… to reflect and frame the waterfront views, through mirroring glass walls. Two pavilions make up the villa and are arranged so as to integrate modern living into the site. Sunset Point Residence was especially designed
Overlooking the botanical gardens of Wellington, the Sea View House is an exquisite contemporary home designed by Parsonson Architects…. Two iron roof sections set up the structure of the house, framing it and creating an interesting visual effect. The site is simply stunning: you’ve got the sea with its wonderful golden beaches, the mountains, the gardens and the city.
Located in Stavanger, Norway, Casa Kolonihagen by Tommie Wilhelmsen… was especially developed as a summer holiday residence and accommodates a small bed and a living area. The project reflects the modern Scandinavian way of life- not too flashy, nor too common, balance being a major factor of the design. Believe it or not, this contemporary architecture gem has only 24
Mobil Arquitectos… have completed the design for the Refugia Hotel, a modern retreat located in Dalcahue, Los Lagos Region, Chile. The imposing modern project has a total surface of 1,250 square meters and takes in the rich biodiversity of the surrounding wetlands. Extensive glass facades and wooden-clad ceilings of larch define the hotel’s design and ensure an optimum environmental connection.
There’s something about coffee and mornings. A fresh start always goes hand in hand with a good coffee. Add a staggering site and place a wonderful-inspired-by-the-landscape coffeehouse. In case you dream of serving your morning coffee in a picturesque place, here’s an option: the cozy and cute café, in the Botanical Garden of Akureyri, Iceland. The place was designed by…