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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.

When The Hurricane Gives You A Dune…Make A Hobbit Home Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on January 7, 2015

When The Hurricane Gives You A Dune…Make A Hobbit Home

Back in 1964, Hurricane Dora created a dune on a piece of property in Florida. It couldn’t have picked a better place as the property was owned by a very creative architect by the name of William Morgan. But it was a decade later that he decided to take advantage of this natural element. The...

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Astonishing Beverly Hills Mansion With Incomparable Glamour Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on January 6, 2015

Astonishing Beverly Hills Mansion With Incomparable Glamour

Located in Beverly Hills, this amazing mansion covers an area of 23,000 square feet, offers spectacular views of downtown LA and the Pacific Ocean and features a sleek contemporary design that gives it its irresistible charm. You can see from the start that this is no ordinary residence. The size alone promises a one-of-a-kind experience....

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Shipping Container Home Infused With Sustainable Features Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on January 5, 2015

Shipping Container Home Infused With Sustainable Features

Casa Incubo is a modern home designed by architect Maria Jose Trejos, located in Costa Rica. It was built using eight shipping containers and this fact alone is enough to let us put it on our eco-friendly and sustainable buildings list. The house was built around a large cedar tree which existed on the site....

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Mirror Image – A Pair Of Holiday Homes Amidst Apple Orchards Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on December 30, 2014

Mirror Image – A Pair Of Holiday Homes Amidst Apple Orchards

The Mirror Houses is a project composed of two holiday homes. They’re situated in South Tyrol, Italy, in an area where they’re completely surrounded by apple trees. The houses were designed by architect Peter Pichler and their modern architecture adorns the marvelous landscape and the nature surrounding them. The reason why there are two houses...

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Forest Residence Fully Adapts To A Challenging Plot And Scenery Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on December 29, 2014

Forest Residence Fully Adapts To A Challenging Plot And Scenery

Situated in a pine forest, on a site with a height difference of six meters, this residence is trully a one-of-a-kind structure. It was a project by HILBERINKBOSCH architects and it can be found in Ultrechtse Heuvelrug, in The Netherlands. Given the unusual structure of the plot, the clients and the architects agreed that this would have...

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Swiss Army Building Converted Into A Modern Alpine Home Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on December 24, 2014

Swiss Army Building Converted Into A Modern Alpine Home

There once was an old arsenal building, constructed during the Second World War. Back then, it was used to store weapons and ammunition. Then decades later, B47 became a privately owned structure. Ralph German architectes was in charge of the transformation. The architects wanted to preserve the character of the building intact and they succeeded....

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Summer Retreat Preserves Its Vintage Charm After Four Decades Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on December 23, 2014

Summer Retreat Preserves Its Vintage Charm After Four Decades

This beautiful prefab getaway is Jens Rison’s summer home. The mid-century modern designer created this A-frame house to serve as a family retreat here on the northern portion of Block Island. The house is bordered by a low stone wall which wraps around it. He conceived the building with two floors. Two bedrooms, a bathroom,...

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