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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.

A Glazed Pavilion House With Hidden Spaces Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on June 8, 2021

A Glazed Pavilion House With Hidden Spaces

Inspired by a desire to take maximum advantage of the beautiful views but also to include a series of both enclosed and exposed spaces in their design, the talented team at studio Cheshire Architects came up with a really cool concept for this house in Mangawhai, New Zealand.  The house was conceived as a 302...

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Size Of 2×4 Wood And What It Is Used For Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Emily Medlock, on June 7, 2021

Size Of 2×4 Wood And What It Is Used For

A 2 by 4 wood board is the most common type of lumber used in the world. It is used for framing houses and in part of just about every other type of project. The size and strength of the boards are what make them so popular.  It hasn’t always been this way. But after...

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A House With Sloped Facades Squeezed Between Cork Oak Trees Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on June 7, 2021

A House With Sloped Facades Squeezed Between Cork Oak Trees

Somewhere inCelorico de Basto, in Portugal there’s a beautiful area where cork oak trees grow naturally and create a beautiful panorama. Because of that, this became a protected piece of land. It was still possible to build out here as long as the trees and most of the land remained untouched. That’s exactly the plan...

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A Mysterious Wine Cellar Hidden Inside A Cave Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on June 3, 2021

A Mysterious Wine Cellar Hidden Inside A Cave

This small and mysterious opening into the hillside marks a really cool project that was completed in 2019 by the architects at studio Clayton Korte. This place nestled into the beautiful and rugged landscape of Johnson City near Austin, in Texas. It’s quite close to the owner’s ranch but also sufficiently far away to be...

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A Residential Complex In India Built In Perfect Harmony With Nature Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on June 2, 2021

A Residential Complex In India Built In Perfect Harmony With Nature

The idea of living in harmony with nature is making a comeback lately. We’re starting to rediscover our love for the open world and our appreciation for raw and untouched beauty. The Stone Lodges project is based on that very idea. It was developed by studio Earthitects and it’s located in India, in a fairly...

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Historic Toronto House Gets A Redesign And A Brand New Extension Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on June 1, 2021

Historic Toronto House Gets A Redesign And A Brand New Extension

Working on old or historic structures is always challenging but it’s also interesting to see the strategies that architects choose for such projects. Today we’re checking out a beautiful family house from the Bracondale Hill neighborhood in Toronto. It was originally built in 1925 and it’s a landmarked home that the owners wanted to expand...

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How To Make A Wrap Around Porch Work For You Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Emily Medlock, on May 31, 2021

How To Make A Wrap Around Porch Work For You

Almost all privately-owned homes have some type of porch. People have porches for a variety of reasons. The porches are even more useful if they are covered. That use is increased again if the porch is a wrap-around. But what makes a wrap-around porch so special? Why do people want them and how much do...

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Modern Family Home With A Chic Mid-Century Modern Redesign Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on May 31, 2021

Modern Family Home With A Chic Mid-Century Modern Redesign

The renovation of this former triplex from Montreal, Canada is as inspiring as projects get. Completed in 2021 by studio Dupont Blouin Architects, this place got a complete makeover. The designers went with a very chic and stylish aesthetic inspired by the mid-century modern style. It’s a design that puts an emphasis on the palette...

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