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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.

Huge Barn Transformed Into A Modern Home With An Open Floor Plan Full story

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

Huge Barn Transformed Into A Modern Home With An Open Floor Plan

Barns aren’t usually very large. We picture them as cozy little structures made of wood and with those signature doors that we love so much. However, they don’t always look like that. This old barn in England is actually pretty far from that standard image. Not only is the barn huge but it also has...

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The Latest Comeback Of The Mansard Roof And Its Unusual Advantages Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on February 1, 2017

The Latest Comeback Of The Mansard Roof And Its Unusual Advantages

Mansard roofs first became popular in the 17th century and they had multiple comebacks over time since then. This type of roof was popularized by Francois Mansart and was eventually named after him. However, he wasn’t the first one to build a mansard roof. That action can be attributed to Pierre Lescot who built it...

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Wedge-Shaped House Built On A Triangular Heritage Site Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on January 26, 2017

Wedge-Shaped House Built On A Triangular Heritage Site

The Acute House is one of the most intriguing and unusual projects we’ve come across. That’s mostly because of the topography. The house sits on a triangular site which is not only small but oddly shaped and barely suited for a family home. Originally, the site was occupied by an old and derelict Victorian cottage...

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Buildings That Know How To Make A Thatched Roof Look Modern Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on January 24, 2017

Buildings That Know How To Make A Thatched Roof Look Modern

It’s hard to give up an idea that you had for so long even when you find out it’s false or exaggerated. For example, everyone seems to have this idea that a thatched roof is extremely inflammable and makes a house burn out in minutes. In reality, thatched roofs are actually not as inflammable as...

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A Tiny Adventure Home With A Climbing Wall And Cozy Loft Nooks Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on January 23, 2017

A Tiny Adventure Home With A Climbing Wall And Cozy Loft Nooks

Sure, camping in a tent can be fun but wouldn’t you rather have a camper trailer for considerably more comfort? They’re not only great for camping but also if you’re an adventurous type that likes to travel a lot. And if you’re serious about this then maybe you could have a custom trailer built exactly...

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Old Hay Barn Converted To A Modern Guest House Filled With Light Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on January 20, 2017

Old Hay Barn Converted To A Modern Guest House Filled With Light

It used to be just another old hay barn. It didn’t really have a purpose anymore. Then, in 2016, someone decided to make something out of it. That’s when Carney Logan Burke Architects started working on the transformation. They collaborated with WRJ Design Associates to convert this old barn into a charming guest house. The...

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Old Heritage Building Remodeled Into A Contemporary Home Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on January 13, 2017

Old Heritage Building Remodeled Into A Contemporary Home

Old buildings have a special something that you can’t quite get when building a new house, a special atmosphere which makes the whole property look and feel mysterious and full of charm. Some architectural and design features are worth preserving when dealing with such a space. But which ones and how will they blend in...

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