…It’s everyone’s dream… to have a house on the beach… to wake up to the sounds of the waves lapping against the shore… to see the ocean as she changes hues throughout the day, throughout the seasons, throughout the year. It’s everyone’s dream to have a place to go as an escape from the mad and busy world we live
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Following the streams of sustainable design, the Bay House is a green house overlooking the Chesapeake Bay and it represents one of the most interesting projects designed by Gardner Mohr Architects…. The old house, built back in the 80′s, needed a serious upgrade. The clients wanted to add a sense of personal value to their home, having their very
Telemak Ananyan… completed the design for a modern apartment situated on Leninskiy Ave in Moscow, Russia. According to the project developers, the main concept was “a rational approach to the use of expensive housing in Moscow. The future residents chose a minimalistic interior with open space instead of separated living and dining rooms and predominant white color for the walls“.
A moderate land elevation surrounded by a pristine landscape in Portland, Oregon was considered the perfect setting for Giulietti Schouten Architects… to build the modern Hollcroft Residence. Choosing red wood for the street facade resulted in a modern, yet welcoming exterior. The building resembles a large wooden box, with original window piercings on each side, establishing an optimum connection to
A creative blend of wood and steel, the Moji Residence envisioned by Patina Design Architects… is an example of inspiring modern living. Protected by imposing trees that enrich Bainbridge Island, in the state of Washington, USA, the crib is a perfect refuge for its inhabitants. The L-shaped project was developed around a central patio, especially created for dining and recreation.
WRNS Studio… designed the brand new boat-shaped Tahoe City Transit Centre, to encourage a greater reliance on public transportation. The Lake Tahoe is known for its recreational purposes, being an excellent choice for those who seek to find the perfect relaxing weekend getaway. The structure looks neat and welcoming, inviting you to take a seat and enjoy the view while
Surrounded by lush vegetation, the volumetric Portola Valley House is one of the most recent projects completed by Mark Brand Architecture…. Their work consisted of redesigning an old 1980′s home, with a dull exterior and an inexpressive interior. As the name already explains it, the house is located in Portola Valley, California. Soon after realising that the house needs
…This 150 sqm apartment is conveniently located in the Pole Mokotoskie Park neighborhood in Warsaw. The owners wanted the design to reflect their independent way of thinking. They shared some photos of American lofts and remodeled European tenement house apartments with the project developers. Since this was not their first crib, they also wanted some pieces of furniture they loved
With an interesting design, this summer house completed by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter… is located in the city of of Lagnö, Sweden. The project aims to reconnect the inhabitants with the natural landscape. An open plan living space welcomes you, offering a surprising view and memorable sunsets. The seafront, the lush vegetation, the tranquility, the breeziness, the warmth and the
When two book lovers decide to upgrade their home, there’s a good chance that the house itself will become a shelter for books. DeForest Architects… were asked to transform a common living environment into a lively home, filled with natural light. “It incorporates bookshelves and cozy seating areas throughout the house. Modern details complement traditional elements while steel windows, doors
Every homeowner has gone through it – you choose a home that you think will be ideal for you and your family and once you move into, you wonder, “why doesn’t this floor plan work for us?” Many homeowners make common mistakes when looking for the best floor plan to fit their needs. Whether you are getting ready to design…
… Welcome to a 5-star resort set on the private tropical island of Lankanfushi in the Malé Atoll, surrounded by the waters of the Indian Ocean. According to the bohemian description provided by the owners, “Gili Lankanfush, Maldives is an intimate coral island in a sparkling lagoon, with jetties threading across the water out to spacious villa accommodations. Everywhere you look,
Have a look at this home perfectly blending traditional features with a contemporary feel! When approached by the head of a family of seven for a house makeover, the architects at Marcus & Willers… kept the facade of this 1965 sea ranch style home intact, while adding plenty of functional features. “The renovation project included a new two-car attached garage,
Designer Stanley Tham of KNQ Associates… completed the development of a cozy home for an Indian expat couple in Singapore. This apartment is located on the 15th floor of The Florida condominium at Hougang Avenue 7, and covers an area of about 1300 square feet. Upon entering the house, one comes face to face with a timber trellis divider cum
… Modern hotels have cleverly adapted to rapid social changes with creative solutions. In this post we will cover 11 of the most striking interior design trends that shape up today’s hospitality scene. From rethinking guestroom configurations to ensuring highly personalized experiences, hotel owners are transforming accommodation units into the highlights of any escape. Whether you own a hotel or planning