Modern on the Mountain: Contemporary home, located on the side of a steep hillside is sleek and modern in style and design

Modern on the Mountain: Contemporary home, located on the side of a steep hillside is sleek and modern in style and design

24 August, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

Whether you are looking up or down on the hill, it is difficult to miss this white structure that seems to be plonked down from space! Surrounded by lush vegetation, beautifully shrubbery and mountainous air, this modern home has the perfect, calm setting that gives the owners some real tranquillity and relaxation. Designed by architect Mario Martins, this contemporary home is located on a steep hillside, offering spectacular views of the ocean from the front windows. Read more

Truly Traditional: Rural home has rustic and traditional overtones with charm and charisma

Truly Traditional: Rural home has rustic and traditional overtones with charm and charisma

23 August, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

It is not difficult to see why this house is such a popular building for many people. With its real traditional style stone walls, bay windows and high-peaked ceilings, it is truly natural delight that offers so much character and style to the surrounding landscape. Designed by Thompson Custom Homes, this spacious two-storey family home is located in Houston, Texas and has wonderfully kept grounds, a swimming pool and an outside annexe for guests. Read more

Cubist Creation: Cubist home is modern in style with masculine features and design

Cubist Creation: Cubist home is modern in style with masculine features and design

22 August, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

As you walk up to this magnificent home, the geometry and colour of the building stands tall and proud with masculine off-white and black facades. Luca Rutelli, of the Italian company, Atelier 35, designed this modern single-family home in 2012 and it is located in Parma, Italy. The exterior of the house is striking, with deep black features that bring out the depth within in the off-white facades. Read more

So Spanish: Gorgeous home located on the Oceanfront is typical of Spanish style and design

So Spanish: Gorgeous home located on the Oceanfront is typical of Spanish style and design

19 August, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

From a distance, this brilliantly elegant home looks incredible in its setting, with a traditional Spanish style and glistening pool in the midst of its shadow. This one-storey house is located on the oceanfront and was developed by AB Design Studio. It has a white exterior, which is very typical of traditional Spanish style, and has a gorgeous red clay-tiled roof that is so typical of Mediterranean design. Read more

White Excellence: Modern home is sleek and stylish in crystal white

White Excellence: Modern home is sleek and stylish in crystal white

18 August, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This huge house with an impressive exterior and interior design was completed by Boswell Construction and is located in the state of California. With a rather impressive 650 square meters of total area, this house has enough space for its owners and more! The exterior has flush white and neutral stone facades with an abundance of large windows that allow a tremendous amount of light into the whole house. Read more

Marvellously Mediterranean: Renovation of traditional Mediterranean home is elegant and beautiful

Marvellously Mediterranean: Renovation of traditional Mediterranean home is elegant and beautiful

16 August, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

From afar this colossal structure is immensely beautiful with solid lines and dynamic construction helping to make the house feel modern and contemporary. This Mediterranean-style villa is located in Yucatan, Mexico, and has been completely renovated by the architects of the company Reyes Ríos + Larraiín Arquitectos. The exterior of the house keeps it original Mediterranean exterior with dusty, neutral coloured walls and simple slim windows. Read more

In the Midst of the Majestic Mountains: Small ex-military house has been transformed into a luxury re-treat with stunning views

In the Midst of the Majestic Mountains: Small ex-military house has been transformed into a luxury re-treat with stunning views

15 August, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

Looking out to the immense mountains in the distance, with the mist swirling around your feet, you are met by a small chalet perfectly positioned in view of the surrounding landscape. Designers at Ralph Germann Architectes turned this former military building located in Sion, Switzerland, into an amazing country house in the shadow of the mountains. Before the renovation, the exterior was classic and very useable, but the interior was a complete mess and had to be stripped back completed again. Read more

Disconnection from the World: This ocean hideaway is a real escape from modern day life

Disconnection from the World: This ocean hideaway is a real escape from modern day life

14 August, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

It is very hard to imagine a better place than this. Surrounded by palm trees and cute little shrubs, golden sands and the calming sound of the crashing waves, you really feel like you are completely disconnected with the hustle and bustle of everyday life. This modern home is located between the waterfront and road along a narrow site on the Coast of Jupiter Island, Florida, USA. Read more

Cushioned by the Calm: Tranquil home is surrounded by beautiful vegetation and a calm aura

Cushioned by the Calm: Tranquil home is surrounded by beautiful vegetation and a calm aura

13 August, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

Positioned perfectly amongst tall trees, green shrubs and a large mountain to frame the house’s structure, this modern two-storey house is a work of art. Designed in 2013 by Hughes Umbanhowar Architects, this home measures in at around 380 square meters and is located in the town of Big Timber in Montana, USA. The house is situated in a clearing of land and is cushioned by a grove of poplars by a beautiful, calming river. Read more

Dissolved into the Landscape: Hillside home is virtually invisible at certain angles

Dissolved into the Landscape: Hillside home is virtually invisible at certain angles

12 August, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

From a certain angle, this house is nearly invisible, completely dissolving into the green hillside and becoming part of nature. This modern house is approximately 140 square meters and was designed by AR + C in the beautiful Ecuador. The house was conceived as an extension of the natural landscape, with the owners wanting it to evolve into a more eco-friendly home without ruining the surrounding views and hillside. Read more