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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.

A Zen House Divided In Two Separate Volumes Linked By A Bridge Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on January 3, 2017

A Zen House Divided In Two Separate Volumes Linked By A Bridge

It’s hard to separate work from home, especially when you actually have an office at home. However, if you’re serious about it, there are ways to make it happen. Architect Petr Stolin illustrated this separation of the functions by organizing the space in two separate volumes. This strategy was employed when designing the Zen House,...

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10 Modern Institutional Buildings With Extraordinary Architecture Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on January 3, 2017

10 Modern Institutional Buildings With Extraordinary Architecture

The world is full of great minds and their extraordinary creations and if there’s one thing that we enjoy being amazed by when visiting places that would be architecture. It’s usually the size that we’re most impressed by but that’s not the only thing that makes a building stand out. This is our top 10...

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Riverside Ranch Overlooks The Distant Mountain Range Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on January 2, 2017

Riverside Ranch Overlooks The Distant Mountain Range

The Big Timber Riverside ranch is located in Montana, USA. It occupies a vast property traversed by a river which floods the terrain in spring and autumn and forms ponds in the proximity of the house. The residence was built in a clearing and is surrounded by trees being flanked by the river on one...

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Sustainable Extension For A 1960s Mono Pitch Roof House Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on December 29, 2016

Sustainable Extension For A 1960s Mono Pitch Roof House

A lot of times adding an extension to an existing house is a project more complex than initially anticipated. The challenge can be overcome through specific methods and using as inspiration existing projects such as this residence in Oakleigh. The house is located in a suburb of Melbourne, in Australia. In 2016, the existing house...

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Chapels That Defy The Standards Through Minimalist And Artistic Designs Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on December 28, 2016

Chapels That Defy The Standards Through Minimalist And Artistic Designs

Designed to serve as spaces where one can get in touch with their spiritual side and to meditate, chapels and their equivalents in all religions rarely have an architecture that transcends style and time. They’re usually outdated and with a very specific design based on traditions and rituals. But that’s not always the case and...

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Impressive Buildings Around The World With Glass Roof Extensions Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on December 7, 2016

Impressive Buildings Around The World With Glass Roof Extensions

It’s quite difficult to expand a structure when there’s no available space anywhere around it. However, when you can’t build horizontally you look up and find inspiration. The answer is sometimes obvious: build vertically and just add a few more floors. In fact, there are quite a few interesting buildings that have rooftop additions. But...

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A Sculptor’s Home With Roots In The Forest That Surrounds It Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on December 6, 2016

A Sculptor’s Home With Roots In The Forest That Surrounds It

This beautiful house in the middle of the forest belongs to sculptor Jacek Jarnuszkiewicz from Poland. The project was a collaboration between the sculptor and YH2, an architecture and interior design studio founded in 1994 by Marie-Claude Hamelin and Loukas Yiacouvakis. for them, architecture is a way of reinventing reality and giving it a completely...

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Community Clubhouse With A Ribbon Facade Inspired By Nature Full story

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

Community Clubhouse With A Ribbon Facade Inspired By Nature

Futuristic and experimental architecture is always intriguing and interesting to look at. But what’s beyond facades like that of the Green Places Community Clubhouse in Taiwan? How does the unusual shape of the building influence the layout and the functionality of the space and what makes it so special? The clubhouse was a project by...

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