The Black Box: House stands out from the crowd with its masculine and strong appearance

The Black Box: House stands out from the crowd with its masculine and strong appearance

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

This house definitely stands out from the crowd with its very strong and prominent exterior. Located in Vondelgeme, Belgium, this two storey house chooses not to blend in, and is masculine and strong in appearance. Designed by local company BLAF Architecten, the box-like construction of this house is very different on the inside than it appears to be from the outside as it has an interior that is generously spacious and well allocated. Read more

A Modern Oasis: Holiday home has beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean

A Modern Oasis: Holiday home has beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean

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

Confronted with a crystal blue pool, warming and inviting lights and a very Hawaiian thatched roof, you feel like you are in a blue abyss far away from civilisation whilst in the shadow of this wonderful holiday home. Designed by local architectural firm Cincopatasalgato Architecture, this house located in San Salvador, El Salvador is situated right on the Pacific Ocean and has magnificent views of the horizon. Read more

Classically American: Amazing house has typical American styling with rich colours and beautiful materials

Classically American: Amazing house has typical American styling with rich colours and beautiful materials

10 April, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

When you walk up to this house you are immediately drawn to its classic American style, with its large columned front door, stone walls and high peaked roofs. The house is located near a beautiful river and was developed by an America company John Kraemer & Sons, a well known elite developer, and is located in Edina, Minnesota, USA. When you enter into the house, it is astonishing how spacious and airy the whole place is, as every room has enough space to allow it to feel comfortable and open. Read more

Nicely Nautical: Country styled house has nautical and maritime interior overtones

Nicely Nautical: Country styled house has nautical and maritime interior overtones

9 April, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

Located on a hill, with extensive views of the valley, this amazing rural house has four wings built for a growing family. The exterior of the house has a very classical barn style with tall peaked roofs and wooden panelling that give it a cosy look and feel. The house is located in Healdsburg, California, USA and was designed by Nick Noyes Architecture. Read more

Urban Modernism: Huge house based in Mexico City has modern and quirky characteristics

Urban Modernism: Huge house based in Mexico City has modern and quirky characteristics

8 April, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

Nestled in the urban areas of Mexico City, Mexico, this wonderfully geometric construction is the work of Almazán Arquitectos Asociados. The outside has a stunningly bright white exterior with a very traditional red slated roof at the top of the house. One of the really quirky features of this house is the use of the balcony and exterior panels. The designers have used this space to plant bright flowers and green shrubbery which looks really elegant and fun against the modern glass windows. Read more

A Traditional Re-Treat: A warm and inviting house with fantastic traditional features

A Traditional Re-Treat: A warm and inviting house with fantastic traditional features

6 April, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

Surrounded by tall trees and an autumnal colour palette this gorgeous house is the perfect re-treat for anyone. With a total area of 160 square meters, this home is located in East Bolton, Quebec, Canada and has been made using relatively low cost materials. Designers at Atelier Boom Town built this rustic house on a budget and have created a very modern structured house, with traditional wooden panelling. Read more

Super Sleek: Extremely modern and minimalist home has wonderful industrial and raw characteristics

Super Sleek: Extremely modern and minimalist home has wonderful industrial and raw characteristics

5 April, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

With its ultra modern stature and minimalist white exterior walls, this house is utterly breathtaking. Architects of Studio Pitsou Kedem Architects have designed this large, spacious and sleek home in Israel that has a plethora of amazing features. The front of the house has been deliberately closed off during construction to give the owners privacy, but the rear of the house opens out like a flower in spring and allows so much light to penetrate through the enormous windows. Read more

Surrounded By Mystical Mountainsides: This really beautiful house has rustic and modern styling with a stunning view of Virginia Mountains

Surrounded By Mystical Mountainsides: This really beautiful house has rustic and modern styling with a stunning view of Virginia Mountains

4 April, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

Surrounded by beautiful mountains, lush vegetation and an endless blue sky, this magnificent house based in the mountains of Virginia is a truly amazing sight. The exterior has been rendered with multi-toned stones and bundles of wooden slats and panelling to create a rustic, yet traditional looking home. The architectural firm Kaplan Thomas Architects are behind this wonderful house and have created super attractive home for a modern family. Read more

Troika of Time: Three houses exhibit tales of the past and future

Troika of Time: Three houses exhibit tales of the past and future

3 April, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

With three identically constructed houses, it is clear to see from the pictures which one has been given a new lease of life. On the left we have a very clean and modern looking house with traditional Brazilian features, followed by two identically structured houses that look worn down and rustic. The design team at Tiago do Vale Architects decided to renovate this historic building and make it into something that is suitable for today’s lifestyle. Read more

Crossing The Bridge: Stunning house with a unique bridge and modern wooden exterior

Crossing The Bridge: Stunning house with a unique bridge and modern wooden exterior

2 April, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

Situated on a very narrow urban site in Auckland, New Zealand, this stunningly designed house is the work of local company Bosseley Architects. The long construction of this house is due to the incline of the terrain, which also creates an almost moat-like ditch. This incline has added its own feature, as the house now has a really cute bridge that you have to cross in order to get to the house. Read more