Modern Mansion Materialized in the Wilderness Source : DesignRulz

This guest post is by  Giuroiu Anton   of Homesthetics. Located near the city of Pretoria in South Africa, this modern mansion is exquisite and exciting in every way, offering a great deal of luxurious interior space and a very stylish backyard landscaping design. The project was a delight to both architects and owner. His demands were [...]

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Sky House by Guy Peterson Office for Architecture Source : DesignRulz

Stunning three-storey single family residence designed by Guy Peterson Office for Architecture situated in Florida, United States. Thank you for reading Sky House by Guy Peterson Office for Architecture ! You can find the original article on DesignRulz or you can stay in touch with the latest news in design and architecture on our Facebook page, Twitter or Pinterest. [...]

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Cachalotes House by Oscar Gonzalez Moix Source : DesignRulz

Architect Oscar Gonzalez Moix has created the Cachalotes House. Completed in 2010, this 6,350 square foot contemporary home in La Molina, Peru, was designed to be wheelchair accessible without compromising on form or function. The project is articulated through a 1.50 axle wide circulation, containing all functions in two volumes. The first volume, a strip running the [...]

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Swedish Architecture: Villa Skipås by Tengbom Source : DesignRulz

Swedish architectural firm Tengbom has designed the Villa Skipås in Halmstad, Sweden. Completed in 2008, this 2,583 square foot contemporary house features a bright and spacious interior with an impressive 15.7 foot high ceiling.       Thank you for reading Swedish Architecture: Villa Skipås by Tengbom ! You can find the original article on [...]

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Contemporary Home: Casa Panama by Studio MK27, Brazil Source : DesignRulz

Located in Sao Paulo, Brazil, is the Casa Panama by Studio MK27. This contemporary home was completed in 2008, features three levels for living and numerous works of art. The interior plan is organized into 3 floors and a sub-solo. Upon entering the lot, a tree-covered patio leads the guest to the door. A social hall [...]

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Maison de Campagne, Montreal, France Source : BoutiqueHomes

This beautifully restored 18th century mini-chateau has been re-imagined without compromising it’s classic architectural origins. With four bedrooms and an additional garden apartment equipped with quality hand selected amenities, each room has en suite, private baths and lovely garden views from the tall French windows.    Elegantly curated furnishings and rich dark-hued color palette offset [...]

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Barn Hill, Washington, Connecticut Source : BoutiqueHomes

This 19th century horse barn was converted by the owners to promote the arts and create a living canvas in which to appreciate and create together or with invited guests. A rural retreat only two hours from NYC, the Barn Hill house is a world away and surrounded by forty acres of unspoiled woodlands. A [...]

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Villa Duras, Bordeaux, France Source : BoutiqueHomes

Nestled into a hillside on a full hectare of private land, this graceful home has 360 degree views across the countryside. Designed by the architect to capture the magnificent and lush landscape within total privacy, Villa Duras is a serene retreat. From the orchards and wisteria vines to the distant pastures, this home is a [...]

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Trulli Gardens, Puglia, Italy Source : BoutiqueHomes

A traditional 19th century Apulian dry stone hut with conical shaped roofs called Trulli, these structures were originally constructed as temporary agricultural dwellings and reside only in the specific region of the Itria Valley and the Murge area of Italy.   Trulli La Macina is part of this registered UNESCO world heritage site and is [...]

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Summit Cottage, Inverness, California Source : BoutiqueHomes

Summit Cottage is an intimate home high atop the Inverness Ridge bordering the Point Reyes National Seashore. Simple and rustic yet dramatically designed to capture the views of forest and the Olema Valley to the east it’s a design achievement with economy of scale.   Contemporary furnishings along with an intuitive layout, this cottage has [...]

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Stokkøya Sjøsenter, Stokkøy, Norway Source : BoutiqueHomes

This is vacation communal living at it’s uncommon best. At Sokkoya Sjosenter the main subterranean building (SUB) was inspired by old earthen cellars and carved into the sand creating a dazzlingly singular multi-unit compound. Designed to harmonize with the stunning Norwegian coastline, the owners have created this landmark hotel on the island of Stokkoya directly [...]

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Round Up: Ingenious Interiors Source : ArchDaily

The winners of the 2013 Interior Design Excellence Awards and the Great Indoors Awards have been announced, showcasing an innovative range of projects from around the world. We’ve rounded up some of the best of these award-winning interiors just for you, including: the origami-inspired, timber battens of Assemble Studio; the fantastic basketry of the Cinema Center in Matadero de Legazpi, by Churtichaga & Quadra [...]

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San Francisco Loft / LINEOFFICE Architecture Source : ArchDaily

Architects: LINEOFFICE Architecture Location: San Francisco, California, United States Design Team: Ross Hummel Area: 1,150 sqm Photographs: Joe Fletcher From the architect. An interior renovation of a 1,150 SF loft in the SOMA neighborhood of San Francisco, California. The aim of this project was to meet the functionally separate domestic requirements of the owner in [...]

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Museum Luthers Sterbehaus / VON M Source : ArchDaily

Architects: VON M Location: Andreaskirchplatz, Eisleben, Germany Architect In Charge: Myriam Kunz, Dennis Mueller, Matthias Siegert Year: 2013 Photographs: Dennis Mueller, Zooey Braun Collaborators: Silke Hänssler, Christoph Patzelt, Grit Ruschinzik, Silke Schreier, Sabrina Fliegerbauer, Kristin Weinrich, Antonia Blaer, Charlotte Eller Site Management: Agn From the architect. The building, which is one of the UNESCO’s WORLD [...]

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Elevated Park Planned for World Trade Center Source : ArchDaily

The World Trade Center’s “best-kept secret” has been revealed. As reported by the New York Times, the Port Authority released details on what will be “Liberty Park,” an acre-sized, elevated park lifted 25 feet above Liberty Street on the WTC site. Planned for completion in 2015, the $50 million landscaped terrace will connect the financial [...]

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Hanegi Shrine Gathering Place / Ishda Architects + Openvision Source : ArchDaily

Architects: Ishda Architects + Openvision Location: Hanegi, Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan Architect In Charge: Mamiko Ishida, Sachiko Tanaka Area: 940 sqm Photographs: Jun Kumagai Structural Engineer: Mikio Koshihara From the architect. The site is located in a crowded residential area facing a landscaped water reserve tank. A sacred grove with tall trees over 15 meters surrounds the shrine [...]

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Zaha Hadid Defends Qatar Stadium from Critics Source : ArchDaily

In an exclusive interview with TIME, Zaha Hadid has finally responded to the claims – voiced most notably by John Stewart – that her design for the Al Wakrah Stadium (what will be Qatar’s stadium for the 2022 World Cup) resembles female genitalia (Stewart in fact called Hadid the “Georgia O’Keeffe of things you can walk inside“). [...]

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Are Ivy League Schools Really Offering the Best Architectural Education? Source : ArchDaily

In Design Intelligence‘s annual rankings of US Architecture Schools, released earlier this month, there is certainly a lot to talk about. Of course, plenty will be said about what is shown immediately by the statistics, and rightly so – but just as interesting is what is revealed between the lines of this report, about the [...]

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Casuarinas’ House / Metropolis Source : ArchDaily

Architects: Metropolis Location: Casuarinas, Lima, Peru Architect In Charge: José Orrego Area: 330 sqm Photographs: Juan Solano From the architect. The project is located in “Las Casuarinas” urbanization in Lima City in a 1,080.10 sqm plot.The proposal contemplates the development of a two floor residence with an upper floor access. Through a bridge from the [...]

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ARCHICINE: Illustrations of Architecture in Film Source : ArchDaily

Federico Babina, the mastermind behind ARCHI-PIX (Parts One and Two) has come up with  a fun new series  - ARCHICINE – representing iconic works of architecture that have played protagonists on film. We’ve rounded up all the illustrations -check them out after the break! From Federico Babina. ARCHICINE is a series of illustrations representing the spatial [...]

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SHoP Architects Selected for Design of Iconic Site in Downtown Detroit Source : ArchDaily

One of Detroit’s most prominent vacant sites is slated to become one of its most iconic buildings. SHoP Architects will partner with Detroit-based Hamilton Anderson Associates to transform the site formerly occupied by Hudson’s Department Store. Located at Grand River and Gratiot in the city’s Central Business District, the two-acre site has remained a scar [...]

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52 Social Housing in Tarragona / aguilera|guerrero architects Source : ArchDaily

Architects: Aguilera|Guerrero Architects Location: Tarragona, Spain Architect In Charge: Aguilera|Guerrero Architects Design Team: Anton Armengol Tua Area: 4,706 sqm Year: 2013 Photograph: Pepo Segura Estate Developer: Servei Municipal De L’habitatge Contractor: TAUICESA From the architect. The Project, municipal commissioned to build 4.516m2HP. The place is located to the North of the city, in an environment [...]

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Desert Plaza In Barakaldo / NO.MAD Source : ArchDaily

Architects: NO.MAD Location: Barakaldo, Biscay, Spain Architect In Charge: Eduardo Arroyo Area: 12000.0 sqm Year: 2002 Photographs: Geraldine Bruneel, Roland Halbe Collaborators: Sergio L. Piñeiro, John Garcés, AIE GALINDO 98 Construction Surveyors: Nerea Calvillo Gonzalez, AIE GALINDO 98, José Luis Villanueva, Javier Inclan Structural Engineer: Fernando Subinas Landscape: Teresa Galí From the architect. Something is [...]

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Veterinarian N House / Eureka + Atelier CHOCOLATE Source : ArchDaily

Architects: Eureka + Atelier CHOCOLATE Location: Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan Architect In Charge: Inagaki Junya, Sano satoshi, Ohta Makoto Area: 280 sqm Year: 2011 Photographs: Ookura Hideki Structural Engineer: Nagai Takuo Environmental Engineer: Hori Eisuke From the architect. A two story building of an animal hospital and the veterinarian’s house. We created several gardens around the building – [...]

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33rd Street House / Meridian 105 Architecture Source : ArchDaily

Architects: Meridian 105 Architecture Location: Denver, CO, USA Architect In Charge: Chad Mitchell Area: 2,842 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: Raul J. Garcia Structural Engineering: Structural Design Collaborative General Contractor: Caliber Construction From the architect. Positioned on a narrow 28′ wide lot in Denver’s LoHi neighborhood, the 33rd Avenue house is an elongated, open floor plan [...]

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Retreat in East Bolton by Atelier Boom Town Source : Homeadore

This beautiful 1600 sq ft retreat designed by Atelier Boom Town is situated in East Bolton, Quebec, Canada. Visit Atelier Boom Town http://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Retreat-in-East-Bolton-by-Atelier-Boom-Town.jpg

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House of Kasamatsu by Katsutoshi Sasaki + Associates Source : Homeadore

Situated in Kasamatsuchō, Japan, this modern minimalist private residence was designed in 2013 by Katsutoshi Sasaki + Associates. Description by Katsutoshi Sasaki + Associates It may have become fewer these days, but many people still have experiences of eating or relaxing with families beneath a tree, or climbing trees to find their own space to [...]

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Merricks House by Robson Rak Architects Source : Homeadore

Beautiful modern single family residence designed in 2013 by Robson Rak Architects located in Victoria, Australia. Description by Robson Rak Architects The initial brief for the house was for a simple rectangular box with symmetrical spaces. The objective being for the creation of order and symmetry to simplify ones life. In addition to this there [...]

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Green House by Sharon Eiger Source : Homeadore

Designed by interior designer Sharon Eiger, this eclectic single family home is situated in Tel Aviv, Israel. Visit Sharon Eiger http://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Green-House-by-Sharon-Eiger.jpg

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Earthship Farmstead by Kaplan Thompson Architects Source : Homeadore

Self-sufficient single family house situated in the Virginia mountains designed by Kaplan Thompson Architects. Description by Kaplan Thompson Architects Context We were approached by our clients with a simple request, “We want a house where our sheep can graze on our roof.” No problem! Our clients were looking to build a farmstead in the Virginia [...]

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Casa Cor Es 2013 by Rafael Simonazzi Source : Homeadore

Brazilian interior designer Rafael Simonazzi recently completed this unique colorful interior for an advertising agency located in the city of Colatina. Visit Rafael Simonazzi http://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Casa-Cor-Es-2013-by-Rafael-Simonazzi.jpg

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Namly House by Chang Architects Source : Homeadore

Situated in Singapore, this modern concrete three-generation-house was designed in 2012 by Chicago-based Chang Architects. Description by Chang Architects Peter and Lucy wanted to house three generations under one roof, to enjoy grandparenthood without having to compromise on freedom, differing needs and the privacy of each generation. Peter is a fan of concrete architecture, and [...]

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Jln Angin Laut by HYLA Architects Source : Homeadore

Modern three-storey single family residence designed in 2012 by HYLA Architects located in Singapore. Description by HYLA Architects Presenting a sleek façade to its neighbors. The finely detailed screens of No.19 Jalan Angin Laut conceal a house nestled gently into a garden. Its entrance elevated above the ground, one has to ascend a glass staircase [...]

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Siliqvini Winery by Emanuele Scaramucci Source : Homeadore

Situated in Castel di Lama, Italy, this beautiful winery was designed in 2013 by Emanuele Scaramucci for the Siliqvini family. Visit Emanuele Scaramucci http://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Siliqvini-Winery-by-Emanuele-Scaramucci.jpg

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Three Contrasting Home Designs Source : Home-Designing

There are countless ways to decorate a home, so for this feature we are looking at three contrasting home styles, visualized by three different designers. Each space is predominantly of a neutral palette, yet each convey a completely individual feeling and way of living. This very formal living space, visualized by Özhan Hazirlar, forms part [...]

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Beautiful Home Offices & Workspaces Source : Home-Designing

In order to feed inspiration into the place where you most need to feel inspired, we have collected together these wonderful home offices and work spaces to get your creative juices flowing in your daily working life; forget that humdrum desk shoved in the corner of the spare room, we’re talking serious, spread-out work zones [...]

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Lakeside Summer Home Source : Home-Designing

This lakeshore summer home is the cumulative dream of a family who had spent numerous vacations on Lake Okanagan, and who longed to have a hideaway that was as welcoming as their favorite location, and that would continue to welcome the growing family for generations to come. The family began making sketches of their imagined [...]

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15th Century Church Converted to Book Shop Source : Home-Designing

This awesome spectacle is medieval Broerenkerk cathedral in Zwolle, Netherlands, complete with a huge jewel of an original stained glass window. The lofty architectural beauty has been carefully transformed into modern book shop Waanders in de Broeren, by BK Architecten, with work that was permitted under the very strict instructions that the renovation must be [...]

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Roof Gardens Source : Home-Designing

We love the feathery privacy screening created by the border of leafy green plants in this one, as well as the tropical jungle-like borders to make you feel as though you are sunbathing in the rainforest rather than perched above a concrete jungle. The decking runs from edge to edge, giving this space the feeling [...]

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Aviator Apartment by mode:lina architekci Source : Homedsgn

Aviator Apartment is a private residence located in Poznań, Poland. It was designed by mode:lina architekci and completed in 2013. Aviator Apartment by mode:lina architekci: “Poznań based mode:lina architekci studio were lucky to design an interior that reflects one very interesting personality: a young lawyer and a pilot all in one. ‘I want simple and [...]

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Espace Le Moyne by Anne Sophie Goneau Source : Homedsgn

Espace Le Moyne is a private residence designed by Anne Sophie Goneau. It is located in Old Montréal, Québec, Canada, and covers an area of 1,600 square feet. Espace Le Moyne by Anne Sophie Goneau: “The project was to re-configure a 1600sq.ft, 2 storey in Old Montreal. The challenge was to create open divisions to [...]

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Home in Parede by Humberto Conde Source : Homedsgn

Home in Parede was designed by Humberto Conde, and it is located in Parede, Cascais, Portugal. The home was completed in 2012, and features an interior made more spacious by its minimalist design and bright white walls. Home in Parede by Humberto Conde: “The project aims to develop a single house located in the centre [...]

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Linear House by Studio B Architects Source : Homedsgn

Linear House is a private residence located in Aspen, Colorado. It was designed by Studio B Architects, and provides both a cozy refuge from the cold and a stunning perch from which to gaze at the lush peaks that surround it. Linear House by Studio B Architects: “The 22-acre site is completely hidden from the [...]

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House C by RTA Office Source : Homedsgn

House C is a private residence completed by RTA Office. It is located in Barcelona, Spain. House C by RTA Office: “Geometry, skin, cuts that let you discover the dermis. Space, three-dimensional continuity. There are no elevations, no plans, or sections. This is space within a solid object, a block of black basalt in which [...]

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Chalet Pearl Source : Homedsgn

Chalet Pearl is an elegant ski lodge in Courchevel, a ski resort located in the commune of Saint-Bon-Tarentaise in the French Alps. The structure looks like something out of a Christmas postcard, with walls made of rough, carved wood, heavy ceiling beams, and a snow-peaked landscape for a background. Chalet Pearl: “Chalet Pearl has an [...]

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