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Mediterranean Architecture As Seen On House Exteriors And Facades

Mediterranean architecture as a whole is composed of a variety of styles that include romantic settings, simple and direct looks and elaborate details. In this large category we can include buildings that are very ornate and organized as well as simplistic structures that impress with their elegance. The Mediterranean style is quite easy to recognize given a series of distinct particularities.

An imposing Tuscan residence featuring a Mediterranean exterior

The structures are usually based on a rectangular floor plan and they feature massive and symmetrical facades. This makes it easy to identify Mediterranean architecture from the distance, even before you step inside a building.


A Calm And Modern Retreat With Echoes Of The Past

Hidden in the center of the old city of Silves, in Portugal, lies Casa Xonar, a contemporary residence that was designed by Studio Arte architecture & design in collaboration with Lusco Fusco Concepts. In a way, it reflects the history of its surroundings while also featuring a unique look. The residence has an all-white exterior which hides a very colorful interior.

One of the main requests and concepts that were taken into consideration when designing this place was privacy. As you can see, there are no huge windows or glass walls that let the interior areas communicate with the exterior.


A Contemporary Farm Building in Dublin

Calling this collection of structures a farm building wouldn’t really be fair because of the contemporary architecture. It elevates the building to a whole new level. Located in Dublin, Ireland, this property dates back to the 18th century when, of course, it looked very differently. It was transformed little by little until it became the modern residence is it today. Recently it got a new wing.

The new addition is a single-story structure that replaces the old stone crumbling wall that used to occupy this area. It features an open plan with the kitchen and dining area included in the design. On the other side of the building there’s a more private zone that includes the en-suite master bedroom.


22 Peaceful Cottage Designs That Seem Like Taken From A Fairy Tale World

As a kid, I really enjoyed reading stories and fairy tales and I liked the descriptions of their palaces and cottages. I always imagined them as being very dreamy, with leaf-covered roofs, a very cute construction and tiny windows and doors. Then, when I started watching movies and cartoons, these images became even more real. Recently we came across some very beautiful examples of cottages and they brought back all those memories.

The rich colors surrounding this cottage are absolutely amazing

These are fairy tale cottages, structures with cute designs and they seem just like the ones in the stories. Most of them can be found deep into the forest, hidden behind trees and vegetation.


The Creative Green Design Of A Shipping Container Home

As expected, we are more and more concerned about the environment so green houses have started to become very popular. Architects and designers have come up with numerous creative ideas for homes made of sustainable materials. One such example is the WGH House. It’s made of shipping containers and it’s a very beautiful pre-fab single family home.

Located in Wuxi, China, this house has a contemporary design and it impresses with its green design. It’s a structure made of shipping containers and it has a sustainable bamboo façade and a green roof.


The Stunningly Renovated Memorial Palace In Ibiza Town

It’s not often that you get to see a palace or a relique of the past which has been preserved through history and, even more than that, which has been restored and brought back to life. A very nice example in this case is this amazing palace located in Dalt Vila in in Ibiza Town.

This amazing memorial palace has five floors and it preserves in its walls remnants of the earliest Phoenicians settlements and the Arab and Catalan periods.


Contemporary Residence Offering Spectacular Views From Terrace

It’s usually the interior that impresses the most on a house but, in the case of this residence from Perth, Australia. It was a project by Ritz Exterior Design and it turned out wonderful. The landscaping is just amazing and everything it enhanced by the stunning views visible from the terrace.

The riverside property features a bold and modern exterior. The front landscaping is gradually becoming more and more alike with the house itself. The rear is also impressive. Designed on several levels, this area features a beautiful pool with a lounge space and a very spacious patio with an outdoor dining area and a fireplace. Relax outdoors and admire the views or enjoy them from the terrace. It’s just as good.


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