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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.

See-Through Swimming Pools Reveal A World Full Of Surprises Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on January 19, 2016

See-Through Swimming Pools Reveal A World Full Of Surprises

Like everything else, swimming pools started out as a feature with a series of defined characteristics and purposes. With time, these changed and so did the design of the swimming pool. Nowadays a popular transformation features see-through swimming pools, with walls and floors that are transparent and which are taken advantage of in a lot...

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Intriguing Family Home Built On Contrasts And Elegance Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on January 18, 2016

Intriguing Family Home Built On Contrasts And Elegance

Every project has at least one feature or design detail that sets it apart from all the others. In some cases the views are the wow factor while in other cases that role is taken on by an architectural feature. For the Heathdale Residence, a defining element is the contrast created between the two distinct...

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Reflective Glass House Becomes One With Nature Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on January 15, 2016

Reflective Glass House Becomes One With Nature

The Shokan House is located in New York, in a beautiful remote area surrounded by vegetation and wildlife. It was completed n 2015 and the architect in charge was Jay Bargmann of Rafael Vinoly Architects. The practice focuses on developing architectural ideas that are powerful, distinctive and specific to their context, being guided by the...

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Modern Retreat Embraces Its Rocky Surroundings Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on January 13, 2016

Modern Retreat Embraces Its Rocky Surroundings

Located on Orcas Island, in Washington, USA, the Lone Madrone retreat covers an area of 1600 square feet. It was a project by Heliotrope Architects, a studio that focuses on smart, contemporary designs, clean and elegant solutions and rigorous attention to detail. For the team, the understanding of the social, cultural and physical qualities unique...

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Exposed Structural Elements Give Symmetry To Russian Home Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on January 11, 2016

Exposed Structural Elements Give Symmetry To Russian Home

Categorizing this house as being representative for a single particular style would be impossible, although it is obvious it has a strong industrial influence highlighted by a few rustic elements. The residence is located in Rostov, one of the oldest towns in Russia. Architectural studio Chado chose a symmetrical approach for this project. The house...

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Waterfront Villa Responds To Its Location By Exploring The Underground Full story

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

Waterfront Villa Responds To Its Location By Exploring The Underground

Villa New Water is a contemporary residence located in Naaldwijk, the Netherlands. It was designed by Waterstudio.NL, an architectural firm with the primary focus on developing solutions for problems raised by urbanization and climate change. Their continuous planning for change allowed them to also find flexible solutions for the challenge presented by this particular project....

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11 Spectacular Narrow Houses And Their Ingenious Design Solutions Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on January 5, 2016

11 Spectacular Narrow Houses And Their Ingenious Design Solutions

Narrow lot houses are quite rare. Obviously, the preferred alternative would be a more spacious home with a different floor plan. However, a narrow lot house does have its advantages, the most notable of which is the fact that it can fit in tight spaces between existing buildings or on unusually-shaped sites. Both the architecture...

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