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.

The Mediterranean Charm Of The Paeco House From Castel Di Lima

The Paeco House is located in Castel Di Lima, Italy and it’s a very beautiful house. It was designed by Studio Emanuele Scaramucci. The architecture is very interesting. The architects working at this project chose a combination of materials that includes brick as an accent feature. Since it’s typically used for rural constructions, seeing brick included in a contemporary project is quite unusual. The house also has a strong Mediterranean look reflected in several aspects.

The house is composed of two large blocks. They are white and very simple structures so there’s not much you can say about this property unless you get to go inside. The layout chosen for the project puts the living area on the ground floor. The first floor is a sleeping zone so the two are nicely separated. The private and public spaces are each situated on different levels.


A House Full Of Contrasts In Winchester

This residence is located in Headbourne Worthy, Winchester, United Kingdom and it’s very interesting for several reasons. First of all, it has a very interesting history. It used to be the stables of the Manor House. It’s where the winner of UK’s largest horse race was brought home in 1946. But, with time, it was abandoned and the stables that were once beautiful and functional became a ruin. It all changed this year when the structure was redesigned, restored and repurposed. It is now a wonderful residence and it’s all thanks to AR Design Studio.

The building had plenty of historical character but it definitely needed plenty of attention. It got transformed into a beautiful family home. It has an overall contemporary look but it still features some elements that are reminiscent of its past. It’s an elegant three-bedroom home with a historical heritage and this makes it even more special. It gives it character and charm.


Eye-Catching Library Built From Recycled Shipping Containers

The fact that shipping containers can be used to make all sorts of structures and even homes is not news anymore. But it’s still always fun to see what people have been building with these structures and to see new ways in which they can be used. Today we’re going to take a look at a very dynamic and colorful project. This structure is a library and it was designed and built by Surabaya-based firm Dpavilion Architects.

The library is very colorful and has a very eye-catching design that distinguishes it from everything else in the area. it can be found in Batu and it’s been built from eight recycled shipping containers. It’s a wonderful way of reusing things and also a very cost-efficient strategy. Each container costs 820 USD. Using shipping containers to make a library was actually a very nice choice. They have been traveling all over the world and now they hold books that let our imagination take us far away.


A Modern House Built From 900 Concrete Blocks

As a kid, everyone likes to play with Lego pieces. It’s so fun to be able to create something. You get to build miniature houses and even then you have to find a way to make them stable and to give them a nice layout. It’s a great exercise for when you become an architect and you get to build real houses. So imagine yourself doing the same thing as you were doing with Lego pieces but on a larger scale.

Ecuadorian architects Jose María Sáez and David Barragán designed and built the Casa Pentimento. It’s a beautiful house located on a gentle slope but that’s not the most interesting part about it. As you may have noticed already, this house is built from concrete blocks. It’s made entirely of precast concrete modules and building it was like paying with Lego blocks. The blocks were stacked to create the walls of the house. In some areas, the walls have gaps and this intentional design was chosen in order to create a semi-transparent structure that filter the daylight and lets it get through inside the house.


OMA’s New Stock Exchange Building, An Impressive Project In China

China impresses on many levels but we’re only interested in the architecture and design. So we’ve decided to focus on a building or actually a portion of a building that is set to open very soon. It can be found in Shenzhen and it’s OMA’s new Stock Exchange. It doesn’t resemble the one on Wall Street at all. In fact, it’s quite unusual and unique.

The building has a very daring design and structure. It’s an 820 foot tower and it has one of the largest architectural cantilevers that have been ever built. The building had to stand out because it needed to be a symbol. Since the stock market these days is mostly virtual, this space will mostly be used for commercial offices. The design of the tower can be interpreted in many different ways. OMA sees the floating base as a representation of financial risk while the rest of the tower is the long spine of commercial real estate. But you could also understand why the structured is called by the locals “the miniskirt”.


Minimalist Exterior House With Beautiful Gardens in Surrey Hills

Sometimes appearances can be deceiving and everyone knows it. For example, when you first look at this residence you don’t see much. It’s very simple and not exactly impressive. But what you don’t know is that it hides a spectacular design. The landscaping on this property is just amazing and it really makes everything seem more beautiful.

The house is located in Surrey Hills, Australia. When seen from the street, it looks very simple. It has a minimalistic exterior but, even so, you can still see that great importance has been given to the landscape and vegetation. Everything is perfect. It’s a pleasure to walk on the alley towards the entrance.


A Redesigned 1940s Duplex With A Contemporary Look

The Berri Residence can be found in Montreal, Canada. It is now a beautiful residence with a modern design. But it didn’t always look like this. In fact, it was in pretty bad shape not so long ago. The residence is actually a duplex that was originally built in the 1940s. With time it got old and not that presentable. But, after the renovation, it looks like a new home once again.

The duplex has a rich history and it’s going to be around for a long time now that it has been restored and redesigned. The project was completed in 2012 and developed by Montréal-based architectural practice Naturehumaine. The goal was to redesign the interior and to make it look modern. Of course, the exterior had to look good as well. In addition to these changes, the architects also added an extension. The result was this contemporary single family home with a chic design.


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