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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.

Tradition Takes A Modern Turn: Terraced Home With Rock Walls Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on February 23, 2016

Tradition Takes A Modern Turn: Terraced Home With Rock Walls

In the indigenous language of the of the East coast of Taiwan, the term “A’tolan” is used to describe a place with any rocks. In this case, it defines a house made of rocks. The A’tolan House is located in Taiwan and was built by Create + Think Design Studio in 2015. The studio’s approach...

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Naturally-Sheltered Summer Cabin Dialogues With The Cliffs Full story

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

Naturally-Sheltered Summer Cabin Dialogues With The Cliffs

It’s difficult to define this project because the building doesn’t fit into any specific category. Knapphullet could be a cabin, a summerhouse or an annex, depending on how you look at it. Its hybrid design is unique because of the location. You can find it in Sandefjord, in Norway. This was a project by Lund...

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A Modern Mountain Cabin With A Rustic Stone Shell Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on February 17, 2016

A Modern Mountain Cabin With A Rustic Stone Shell

Casa Vi is a romantic cabin retreat found in Sondrio, Italy. It covers an area of 75 square meters and was designed by EV + A Lab Atelier d’architettura in 2015. The cabin wasn’t built from scratch. The project involved the transformation of a derelict structure made of bricks and stone into a modern residence....

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House In The Andes Wrapped In A Rusty Metal Shell Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on February 10, 2016

House In The Andes Wrapped In A Rusty Metal Shell

Every house is built in relation to its surroundings and the impact it has on the landscape. This raises a set of unique challenges in every case. When the Evans House was built, the focus was on creating a smooth dialogue between the residence and its surroundings. The house was built in 2014 by A4estudio,...

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The Caterpillar House Brings Shipping Containers To The Andes Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on February 4, 2016

The Caterpillar House Brings Shipping Containers To The Andes

The Caterpillar House is a modern family home situated in Santiago de Chile. It was built in 2012 and occupies a surface of 350 square meters. The house was designed by Santiago Irarrazaval Architects in collaboration with Erick Caro for an art collector and his family. Although the reason why it was named like this...

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Exploring The World Of Green Roofs And Underground Homes Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on February 2, 2016

Exploring The World Of Green Roofs And Underground Homes

The strategies architects use to make buildings better interact with its natural surroundings, especially in remote locations surrounded by nature, are diverse and complex. There are two common approaches we can’t get enough of. One is to have the structure buried into the site in which case it would become a sort of underground home....

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Monolithic Villa Blends In With The Swiss Alps Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on January 27, 2016

Monolithic Villa Blends In With The Swiss Alps

Most of the times, especially in the case of urban homes, the location doesn’t really make a difference in the design and the architecture of the structure. However, when a house is located in an area as beautiful as this one, priorities change. Every design starts somewhere. In the case of the Montebar Villa, this...

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