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Swedish Home Features Infinity Pool and Chinese-Style Tower

Andreas Martin-Löf Arkitekter accepted the challenge of building a modern hillside dwelling on a six-hectare plot owned by a family in Stockholm, Sweden. The owners requested a home that visually communicates to the other two main constructions...Show More Summary

NASA Orbit Pavilion Brings the Sounds of Space to Earth

With help from architects and the design team at STUDIOKCA, NASA is bringing the sounds of space to the public with the NASA Orbit Pavilion. Based on the concept of hearing the ocean inside a conch shell, visitors to the pavilion can hear the sounds of satellites orbiting through outer space. Show More Summary

5 Home Decor Subscription Boxes We Love and You Will Too

These days, monthly subscriptions are all the rage and subscription boxes for home decor are no exception. Whether you love a more minimalist look or if you’re a traditionalist at heart, we wanted to find the subscription service for you. We’ve compiled a list of five decor-centric subscription boxes regardless of your personal style or budget. Show More Summary

Narrow Vertical Home Maximizes Light and Space in Vietnam

KIENTRUC O completed the design and development of House 304, an ingenious vertical home located in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The front facade is connected to an open street and emulates a tower — its size a tall and narrow 11.5 feet by 39 feet. Show More Summary

Traditional Mountain Home in France Adds Modern Extension

The renovated Chalet SOLEYÂ, a traditional mountain home in Les Houches, France, by Chevallier Architectes is situated on a natural promontory and surrounded by rock faces. The main challenge with this modern extension for the architects...Show More Summary

Bachelor Pad Apartment in San Francisco Showcases Modern Artworks

Located in the Mission District of San Francisco, California, this contemporary bachelor pad apartment envisioned by Geremia Design features modern Scandinavian design. The project focused on encompassing a relaxed lifestyle with plenty...Show More Summary

Parisian Attic Apartment Blends Rustic With Contemporary

Named Habiter sous les toits — which literally translates as “living under the roof” — this attic apartment by Prisca Pellerin blends rustic architecture elements and contemporary interior design. The objective of this renovation project...Show More Summary

The Butterfly Pavilion Emulates Rainforest in the Arab Emirate

Designed by German studio 3deluxe the ornamental Butterfly Pavillon located on Noor Island in the Arab Emirate Sharjah is the first in a series of attractions being built as a part of a roughly six acre transmedia landscape park.  The...Show More Summary

Family Home in Toronto Focuses on Energy Efficiency

Located in Toronto, Ontario Canada, The Counterpoint House designed by Paul Raff Studio Architects in 2014 was built to cater to the needs of an active family of four though interconnected living spaces and a nod to the natural outdoor...Show More Summary

5 Top Lighting Trends for 2016

Lighting is a key architectural and design element in a home. And much like fashion, lighting trends change regularly. If you’re looking for a fairly simple way to give your space an update, refreshing lighting fixtures can take your space’s style to the next level. Show More Summary

Contemporary Home in Mexico Features Glass Walls and Steel Bridges

The contemporary home, La Casa en el Bosque, in Mexico City, Mexico, is composed of two volumes connected by steel bridges and glass flooring and walls. One of the structures houses the living areas, while the other holds the laundry and service wing. Show More Summary

Italian Mountain Home Mixes Rustic With Modern

Alfredo Vanotti completed the design of Casa VI, a private residence located in the Orobie Alps, at 3280 feet above sea level in Piateda, Italy. The owner wanted to convert the ruins of the existing structure on the site into an energy-efficient retreat with extensive views of the valley. Show More Summary

Portuguese Hillside House Balances Indoor and Outdoor Spaces

Located in Gateira, Portugal, Casa na Galeria is a privately owned residence completed by Camarim Arquitectos in 2014. The hillside house, owned by a British couple who wanted a holiday retreat from their busy life in London, sits on...Show More Summary

Three-Story Spiral Addition Gives Miami Bungalow a Modern Twist

A spiral three-story concrete addition designed by Christian Wassmann was added to the 1930’s Sun Path House in Miami Beach, Florida. The unique design of this modern bungalow was created to allow ample natural light and take advantage...Show More Summary

Modern Summerhouse Opens Up to Large Terrace and Pond in Brazil

This modern summerhouse near São Paulo, Brazil was specially developed by Studio Arthur Casas for a couple and their three grown-up daughters. The layout of MS House takes full advantage of the surrounding views — with a golf course and forest to the south. Show More Summary

Contemporary Penthouse in Valencia Solves Space Challenge

Spatial Designer Josep Ruà transformed an apartment with a challenging layout in Valencia, Spain into a contemporary penthouse with maximum functionality. Described as “a box completely isolated from the outside with two detached terraces,” the apartment was in dire need of a differentiation between the daytime and the nighttime areas. Show More Summary

5 Ways To Redo Kitchen Backsplash (Without Tearing It Out)

The kitchen backsplash is often seen as one of the best opportunities to really be creative with your design. It’s a chance to play with a variety of colors, textures and patterns that might be seen as overwhelming if incorporated into other elements of the room. Show More Summary

Renovated French Farmhouse Gets Modern Facelift

This 2012 renovated french farmhouse by Loïc Picquet Architecte blends an old farm structure with modern design ideas in Alsace, France. Both the exterior and interior of this historic building were updated, and many aspects preserved to reflect the natural aesthetic of the farm. Show More Summary

Modern Office Design in Amsterdam Features Laid-Back Work Spaces

Studio D/Dock was challenged by OVG Real Estate to design their new office space on the top floor of the famous green Edge Building in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The result is a creative working venue, where traditional desks are replaced...Show More Summary

17th-Century Parisian Stables Transformed into Small Studio

Local design studio Anne Rolland Architecte took on the ambitious task of converting a 17th-century horse stable into a small studio apartment in Paris, France. The former stables were associated with a townhouse in Paris dating back to the 1600s, and had been left vacant and abandoned for more than 70 years. Show More Summary

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