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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 House Built Around Trees In A Densely Populated Area Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on July 20, 2017

A House Built Around Trees In A Densely Populated Area

The site on which this house stands is a very unusual and peculiar one. It’s surrounded by a densely populated urban setting and yet it looks so green and in close connection with nature. The site is populated with mature trees which have been preserved and integrated into the project in interesting ways. The project...

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Gabion Walls And Their Role In Contemporary Architecture Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on July 19, 2017

Gabion Walls And Their Role In Contemporary Architecture

Gabion walls are linked to a very old building technique which, surprisingly, is still being used today. In fact, there are plenty of contemporary projects that use gabion walls in various different situations and designs including building facades and property fences. Gabions managed to maintain their usefulness throughout the years because of a few distinct...

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A Residence With A Perforated Brick Facade And A Dual Nature Full story

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

A Residence With A Perforated Brick Facade And A Dual Nature

Designing a house that’s both closed out and at the same time open to its surroundings is not easy but Arquitetos Associados did it. They created the KS Residence, a family home located in Natal, Brazil. It has a total living area of 410 square meters disposed on three levels and it was completed in...

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A White House With A Void Ground Floor For Entertaining Guests Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on July 17, 2017

A White House With A Void Ground Floor For Entertaining Guests

The thing that defines this residence is a lack of unusual and extraordinary details, visually at least. It’s a simple white house and that’s pretty special as it is. The residence is located in Pato Branco in Brazil, on a sloped site that overlooks the city and offers panoramic and unobstructed views of the valley....

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Amsterdam Villa is Sustainable, Spectacular and Serene Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Vera Dordick, on July 13, 2017

Amsterdam Villa is Sustainable, Spectacular and Serene

A modern and sustainable villa that takes full advantage of its serene waterside location sits on an island at the outskirts of Amsterdam. It’s a stunning sustainable design by Marc Architects of that serves as a functional urban home as well as escape for its owners. The colors throughout are earthy and natural, connecting the...

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Alpine Mountain Home Shaped By History And Nature Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on July 5, 2017

Alpine Mountain Home Shaped By History And Nature

Located in the French Alps, this beautiful single-family home is a hybrid, a structure that on one hand follows the architectural guidelines of the traditional local structures while on the other hand is meant to have a strong modern character. It’s a combination that allows the house to blend in and stand out at the...

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Escape From Stress in Your Own Special She Shed Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Vera Dordick, on June 28, 2017

Escape From Stress in Your Own Special She Shed

Getting away from it all is hard to do with everything that today’s busy lives entail. But, many women have decided that they don’t need to look any further than their own backyards to escape the responsibilities of life and enjoy some downtime: They are retreating to their She Sheds. What is a she shed you...

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Cliff Villa In Thailand Framed By Coconut Trees And Views Of The Sea Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on June 26, 2017

Cliff Villa In Thailand Framed By Coconut Trees And Views Of The Sea

The views from the top of this cliff in Chantaburi, Thailand are wonderful and this makes the site a perfect spot for a house. Naturally, its design would have to take advantage of everything the location has to offer or the project would be in vain. When studio Junsekino Architect and Design was asked to...

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