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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.

New Zealand House Organized Around A Spiraling Core Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on October 18, 2017

New Zealand House Organized Around A Spiraling Core

There’s a house in New Zealand which is structured like a tiny village. It has a large double-height space at its center and several single-story areas organized around it. There are also two mezzanine platforms and a side lane which brings the house closer to an old stone wall found on the adjacent property. there’s...

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A House With A Solarium On Its Rooftop Deck Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on October 12, 2017

A House With A Solarium On Its Rooftop Deck

The Sun Path House isn’t the first home that’s closely connected to nature. In fact, a lot of the contemporary ones are. However, this is the first house we came across that has a solarium. We’ll explain that all in a minute but first let’s get some general information out of the way. The house...

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A Modern Glass Extension Built For An Adobe House Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on October 6, 2017

A Modern Glass Extension Built For An Adobe House

Building extensions for existing houses is often more difficult than redesigning the entire property from scratch. That’s because there has to be a connection between the old and the new and everything has to be planned in relation to what is already there. Each time the goals and the design strategy are different. The approach...

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A 50-year Old House Remodeled Into A Contemporary And Sustainable Home Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on October 3, 2017

A 50-year Old House Remodeled Into A Contemporary And Sustainable Home

We’ve seen many old structures transformed into modern spaces yet none of them was designed so much care and preparation as Villa RR. this is a house that was originally built in 1967 and which got a complete remodel in 2017. Two memorable projects, 50 years apart. Planning the new design took architect Theo Reitsema...

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The Origins of Dracula’s Castle – Behind The Myth Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on October 2, 2017

The Origins of Dracula’s Castle – Behind The Myth

The fictional character of Count Dracula is known to everyone and is probably the most popular vampire out there. His castle is perched on top of a cliff and is as spooky as you’d imagine it. A less known-detail is that there’s actually a real castle located in Romania which is thought to have been...

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Modern House Shutters That Reinvent The Concept Of Privacy Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on September 28, 2017

Modern House Shutters That Reinvent The Concept Of Privacy

It’s difficult to determine exactly when shutters were first invented and it’s believed that their history starts somewhere in ancient Greece. Their role back then was the same as it now: to control the light that enters a room as well as the ventilation. At first, they were made of marble but then wood came...

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12 Fantastic Concept Designs That Take Architecture To New Heights Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on September 22, 2017

12 Fantastic Concept Designs That Take Architecture To New Heights

Everyone’s dream home is different and often the includes some pretty crazy features or has a design that’s fantastic in a fictional sense. Such concepts are almost never translated into the real world and those that are impress on levels we couldn’t even imagine before. We got curious so we did some research and, as...

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45 Car Garage Concepts That Are More Than Just Parking Spaces Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on September 18, 2017

45 Car Garage Concepts That Are More Than Just Parking Spaces

Every room in a house has a purpose, a function that makes it different from all the others. Some are absolute must-haves while others are auxiliary and generally less important. The car garage is a special case. Often overlooked and treated as nothing but an annex with no real need for a stylish interior design...

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