The Shimmering Sea: A beautiful view from a modern and comfortable house

The Shimmering Sea: A beautiful view from a modern and comfortable house

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

This family house designed by StudioWJ Architects is located in South Africa and boasts modern styling and design. The two storey house consists of a living area, three bedrooms on the second floor, two bedrooms of the ground floor and a double garage. This south facing house has large glass sliding doors that open out on the north side to a fantastic view of the ocean. Read more


Rural Renovation: 18th Century private estate gets a magnificent reconstruction

Rural Renovation: 18th Century private estate gets a magnificent reconstruction

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

This utterly breathtaking house is a reconstruction of a private rural estate situated in the countryside of Pennsylvania, USA. With some parts of this building dating back to the early 1800’s , it is a truly magical mixture of modern styling and 18th Century architecture. This rural estate compromises of an astonishing 14 buildings which include the main house, greenhouses, a yoga studio, three hotels, a dining room with commercial kitchen, barns for milking cows and cheese production and various additional outbuildings. Read more


At Land & Sea: House that has two stunning views from one single location

At Land & Sea: House that has two stunning views from one single location

8 February, 2014  |  Exterior  |  No Comments

Being situated in a lush hilly terrain with an ocean view, this beautiful home has the best of both worlds when it comes to location. Situated in Auckland, New Zealand this spacious home is covered in glass windows and doors that give a breathtaking view of the huge hills that surround this structure. Bossley Architects have created this house using earthy materials such as stone and wood and also industrial material such as metal and concrete for the feature roof. Read more


A Fusion of Black & White: Ultra modern house is a spacious and open contemporary home

A Fusion of Black & White: Ultra modern house is a spacious and open contemporary home

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

If you are looking for a sleek and ultra modern house to feast your eyes upon, you have come to the right place. This absolutely stunning house located in the suburb of Valencia in Spain is the work of company LADAA Architects. The structure of the house consists of two rectangular volumes that overlap to create an overlooking balcony and a car port at the very bottom of the house. Read more


Corner Construction: A reconstructed house with a cosy and modern feel

Corner Construction: A reconstructed house with a cosy and modern feel

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

This two storey house is a reconstructive project that was undertaken by Kababie Arquitectos. The construction of this corner plot was difficult for the architects due to the house’s unusual shape and positioning. However they have created a spacious, yet cosy abode from the foundations of an older building. The exterior mimics the texture of the old building with the addition of large floor to ceiling windows and glass sliding doors at the rear of the house. Read more


Affluent Addition: A classical house has a modern and simplistic extension

Affluent Addition: A classical house has a modern and simplistic extension

7 February, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This very unusual house located in the UK is situated amongst rolling hills and lush fields. It is a classically styled house that has a very modern addition. Created by Found Associates in London, this stone walled country house has been adapted to create more living space for the owners and as you can see from the outside, the addition is definitely a large one! Built using stone very similar to the original house, the addition blends in well. Read more


Regal Rusticism: A luxurious house filled with rustic furniture and plush textiles

Regal Rusticism: A luxurious house filled with rustic furniture and plush textiles

7 February, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This stunning house is the epitome of luxury, elegance and shabby chic with its stone exterior, large muntin windows and fantastic central fountain. It is located in Sunnybrook, California, USA and has been recently renovated by Stocker Hoesterey Montenegro Architects. Inside, the interior screams opulence with every room housing plush furnishings, stone or wooden flooring and accents of glistening gold. Read more


Expansive Canadian Home with Stone Facade

Expansive Canadian Home with Stone Facade

7 February, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

Cream colored paint and monolithic gray stones shape this impressive home in Canada. The wood doors and shutters create contrast while giving the house a more rich appearance. Molded ceilings in the dining room work to reveal the original age of the house as does the antique furniture. Created by Alan Mascord Design Associates, every room has a unique style although they all follow the same trend. Read more


Minimalist house with a unique design in Portugal

Minimalist house with a unique design in Portugal

7 February, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

The house was built on a central city terrain with 80m2, were i built a house with 277 m2 (useful), an architectural achievement using half-floors! The house has three bedrooms, one dining room, one living room, one office, three exterior accessfull areas (one a complement to a bedroom, other on the dinning/kitchen level and which is made of glass and other is the rooftop where exists a swimming pool) and a two car garage with car lift. The house is simple… it is organized in a vertical and hierarchical way. The social areas are on the inferior floors and the private areas on the superior levels. To achieve great visual amplitudes and dynamic interconnections between spaces, the interior was structured in half-floors. The width of the plot decided the stair. In fact, it became the heart of the house. Read more


The Restoration of an American Home Located in a Historic Beach Town

The Restoration of an American Home Located in a Historic Beach Town

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

Lewes, Delaware, is home to some of the most beautiful historic homes in the country. With that said, this house isn’t on the beach, but it is in close proximity to the Atlantic ocean. Rehabbed by Robert M. Gurney, this home has been totally revitalized and modernized without the original design being sacrificed in the process. A long row of rectangular windows were added to the first floor, overlooking the brick patio and pool. Read more