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This is a category for those of you who find pleasure in analyzing the graceful lines and the silhouette of a beautiful building, who enjoy discovering new and intuitive designs for multi-functional spaces or who love modern architecture and everything that has to do with it. Browse our articles to come across wonderful architectural designs from all over the world.

The Caterpillar House Brings Shipping Containers To The Andes Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on February 4, 2016

The Caterpillar House Brings Shipping Containers To The Andes

The Caterpillar House is a modern family home situated in Santiago de Chile. It was built in 2012 and occupies a surface of 350 square meters. The house was designed by Santiago Irarrazaval Architects in collaboration with Erick Caro for an art collector and his family. Although the reason why it was named like this...

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Exploring The World Of Green Roofs And Underground Homes Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on February 2, 2016

Exploring The World Of Green Roofs And Underground Homes

The strategies architects use to make buildings better interact with its natural surroundings, especially in remote locations surrounded by nature, are diverse and complex. There are two common approaches we can’t get enough of. One is to have the structure buried into the site in which case it would become a sort of underground home....

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Monolithic Villa Blends In With The Swiss Alps Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on January 27, 2016

Monolithic Villa Blends In With The Swiss Alps

Most of the times, especially in the case of urban homes, the location doesn’t really make a difference in the design and the architecture of the structure. However, when a house is located in an area as beautiful as this one, priorities change. Every design starts somewhere. In the case of the Montebar Villa, this...

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Michael Bay’s LA Villa – From Concept To Reality Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on January 25, 2016

Michael Bay’s LA Villa – From Concept To Reality

The process of designing and then building a house usually starts with a series of requests, a list of requirements coming from the client. After this, the architect or the team in charge starts starts to develop a concept meant to incorporate those elements along with a few suggestions. In the case of this gorgeous...

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Rustic Ski Chalet Renovated With Minimal Environmental Impact Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on January 22, 2016

Rustic Ski Chalet Renovated With Minimal Environmental Impact

Respecting the environment has become a priority for a lot of architectural projects lately. Whether the structures are built from scratch or renovated, lots of projects pay great attention to the surroundings, trying to make the most of the location with as little impact as possible. One such example is La Muna, a rustic ski...

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Abandoned Farmhouse Converted Into A Modern Family Home Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on January 21, 2016

Abandoned Farmhouse Converted Into A Modern Family Home

After being abandoned and untouched for over 50 years, an old farmhouse was finally rescued and once again transformed into a cozy family home. The project took place in Asturias, Spain and was completed in 2015 by PYO arquitectos. The architecture company in based in Madrid and its two founders have been working as a...

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Self-Built French Chalet Transformed Into A Modern Second Home Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on January 20, 2016

Self-Built French Chalet Transformed Into A Modern Second Home

Chalet SOLEYÂ used to be a charming mountain guide’s home. Back then it was only a fraction of the structure it is now. In 2014 transformation occurred. The owners changed and so did the chalet’s function. It became the new owners’ second home and went from being a small self-built structure to an updated and...

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