For those of you who love the silhouette of a structure, the lines that create an interior, or the intuitive design of a multi-functional space, you’ll love perusing Homedit’s Architecture articles. This section is full of clear, inspiring photos and insightful architecture-related commentary and advice.

Fantastic Holiday Home In Norway Splits Into Two Branches With Stunning Views

When you’re designing or building a holiday home, the location is extremely important. It usually tells you exactly how to structure and orient the house. To show you exactly how important the surroundings are, let’s take a look at this unique holiday home. Located in Havsdalen, Norway, the Split View Mountain Lodge was designed by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter.

Situated in an area populated with ski resorts, this holiday home offers the most excitement during the winter season. It has a straight-forward, interesting design.


15th Century Barn Transformed Into A Modern Home

Old and musty are definitely not the words that come to mind when you look at this beautiful home. You’d be surprised to find out that, at the heart of this project stands a 15th century barn. There’s definitely not a lot to tie the new house to its past. This is now known as the La Concha house and it’s located on the Island of Guernsey.

The house was remodeled from an old barn by MOOARC architects. It has a cohesive and fluid design and layout and the structure which used to be the barn is now at the heart of the house. The structure has two levels.


1990s House Gets A New Identity And A New Design

This is House N, a residence located in Moscow, Russia. Originally, the initial house was built in the 1990s. The owner recently it was time for a change..and it was a big one. The entire house was redesigned and it basically became a whole new residence. In 2013 it got a new identity. The whole transformation was a project by 4a Arkiteckten.

The changes brought to the house were major. The new design is harmonious and everything is in perfect sync. House is a bright and spacious residence with smooth dialogue between the rooms as well as between the indoor and outdoor areas. The project was more than just a simple renovation. It was a complete reinterpretation of the existing building.


The 12.20 House And Its Unique Architectural Approach In Just 45 Square Meters

One of the advantages of living in a house as opposed to an apartment is that you can contribute to its design and make it suitable for your needs. Also, a house is usually bigger than an apartment. But it’s not always the case. For example, this contemporary house only occupies an area of 45 square meters which is relatively small, even for an apartment.

The house was built in Campo Grande, Brazil. It was designed by architect Alex Nogueira and completed in 2013. Some of the requirements for this project included a simple design with clean lines and a unique twist.


Full-Concrete Cabin Inspired By An Old Barn In The Swiss Alps

This is Refugi Lieptgas, a cabin you can find in Graubünden, in the Swiss Alps, between the village and the wood. From a distance, it looks very much like a traditional wooden cabin. However, as you advance to take a closer look, you realize you couldn’t have been more wrong. What looks like a wooden hut is in fact a concrete house.

The cabin looks so deceiving because its design was actually inspired by that of an old barn which used to be on that property. It’s an homage to the past, something to remind the owners of what used to be there before they transformed the place. In any case, this is why this modern concrete cabin looks like an old hut when in fact things are very different. It all becomes clear once you step inside and see the minimalist, contemporary design.


Tiny Cabin In California, Camouflaged In The Woods

Last week we showed you a selection of micro houses and they were all tiny and extremely interesting, featuring well-organized interiors and ingenious designs. Today we’re going to talk about something similar: a tiny cabin in the woods of California. It could very well fit into last week’s article, if only we knew about it then.

The shape of the house and the green roof allow it to blend in

The cabin looks very simple and it’s also quite small. It features an A-frame which gives an appearance similar to that of a tent but, of course, with a better structure and better insulation.


Metallic Home Exteriors: To be or not to be?

Metallic sheeting has been an exterior option for structures for ages. Not until the past little while, however, has the material been a viable option for homes with a decidedly stylish design. Modern and contemporary homes thrive with a metallic exterior, but rustic styles can benefit as well. Is a metallic exterior in your home’s future?

It can be more expensive up-front, to go with a quality metallic exterior. But for the lower cost of maintenance and upkeep over time, paired with the potential for modern high-style, it’s definitely worth considering.


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