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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.

Old Brick House Got Reinvented Into A Modern Family Home Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on March 29, 2018

Old Brick House Got Reinvented Into A Modern Family Home

In a lot of ways, reviving an old house and reinventing its design is more rewarding than planning a new one from scratch. Old houses tend to have more character but of course that depends on a lot of factors so let’s talk specifics. We’re going to have a close look at a residence from...

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Modern-Industrial Lakeside House For A Family Of Eight Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on March 26, 2018

Modern-Industrial Lakeside House For A Family Of Eight

Located on the shore of Lake Waconia, this residence stands between tall trees with big canopies, featuring the beautiful lake on one side and a grove with 200 year old oak trees on the other. It was designed by ALTUS Architecture+Design for a family of eight and the style chosen is a combination of modern...

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Treehouse Hotels Offer Childhood Fantasy with Adult Luxury Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Vera Dordick, on March 23, 2018

Treehouse Hotels Offer Childhood Fantasy with Adult Luxury

It might have been your childhood escape: A backyard treehouse where you could hide away to play pretend, read or just while away an afternoon with your best friend. How about an adult version in the form of a treehouse hotel? Plenty of properties provide the same kind of tree-top escape but on a more...

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Modern Adaptations Of The Classic Gable Roof Style Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on March 23, 2018

Modern Adaptations Of The Classic Gable Roof Style

Without even knowing it, you were able to draw a gable roof ever since you were a little kid, that’s how popular this style is. Gable roofs are the most common ones in modern architecture. They’re classic and have withstood the test of time thanks to their immense versatility. With roots in Greek and Roman...

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Concrete House Splits In Two To Stay Close To The Forest Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on March 22, 2018

Concrete House Splits In Two To Stay Close To The Forest

Not everyone would be comfortable living in such close proximity to a forest but for some this is in fact a dreamy location. The JJO House definitely seems to call the forest its home and the relationship between the two seems strong and very well-balanced. The house is located in Cascatinha, in Brazil. It was...

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Beautiful Home And Studio Standing Among Trees And Anthills Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on March 21, 2018

Beautiful Home And Studio Standing Among Trees And Anthills

For a structure to truly be in harmony with nature it had to respect its surroundings and that can be achieved in numerous different ways, depending on the location, the topography and all sorts of other elements. Each case is special as buildings love nature each in their own way. Today we’re having a look...

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Urban Residence Lets Nature In Through Its Glazed Facades Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on March 16, 2018

Urban Residence Lets Nature In Through Its Glazed Facades

Most urban residences are defined by a relationship with nature limited to the size of the plot and greatly diminished by all the neighboring structures and the local context. In some cases the design manages to push through all these barriers and to go beyond what’s expected of them. An example is this residence from...

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Inside Outside House Built Around An Old Mango Tree In Indonesia Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on March 14, 2018

Inside Outside House Built Around An Old Mango Tree In Indonesia

A strong connection between a house and its immediate surroundings is important. For that matter, context is important no matter the situation but how exactly does it impact the design of a residence? Since each project is unique, there’s no definite answer to that question. The Inside Outside House designed by Tamara Wibowo Architects, for example,...

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