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In 2013, Marco Casagrande created this contemporary home for a family located in Karjaa, Finland.
It has been laid out as a long, continuous space that serves multiple purposes.
This uniquely shaped residence is a 2013 project by JVA that was created for a client in Trondheim, Norway.
It was designed to avoid causing visual obstruction to the neighboring house.
California-based architects, Studio 9one2, recently created this contemporary home in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The exterior is a sculptural configuration of wood and glass “blocks” that create the visual intrigue of positive and negative spaces.
Vertice Arquitectos created this modern residence in 2012 for a client located in Lomas del Mar, Lima, Perú.
It consists of two separate volumes with rock-like forms that are perched on a hill overlooking the sea.
David Guerra created this contemporary interior for a couple located in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
It was designed to incorporate the warmth and comfort of country living with the sophistication and elegance of an urban setting.
This contemporary vacation home is a 2012 project by Loucas Zahos Architects that is located in Currimundi Beach, Australia.
It serves as a place to escape everyday stresses and enjoy a carefree beachfront lifestyle.
Tigh Port na Long is a 2010 project by Dualchas Architects that is located in Isle of Skye, Scotland.
It is a modern residence that was designed to take advantage of the area’s stunning, panoramic views.
In 2013, GRAS Arquitectos designed this renovation and extension of a single-family residence located in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
The project includes an indoor swimming pool and game room along with the reconfiguration of the existing house.
This contemporary residence is a 2008 project by Hammer Architects located in Truro, Massachusetts, USA.
It was originally an unheated summer home that has been altered for year-round use.
By Sophie • Aug 4, 2013
Claesson Koivisto Rune Architects created this contemporary residence for a client living in Edsviken, Sweden.
The 2013 project features a unique curved L-shape that conforms to the site while allowing a smooth spatial flow from one end of the house to the other.
In order to create this modern residence that is located in Montréal, Canada, naturehumaine converted a 1920’s duplex into a single family home.
The 2013 renovation completely transformed the rear of the house and added three additional bedrooms as well as a home office.
This modern apartment is a 2013 project by Craft Design that is located in Camden, London, England.
It is a live-work space that has been cleverly designed to include stylish and functional shelving that covers an entire wall as well as an integrated staircase that leads to a mezzanine level.
By Sophie • Jul 31, 2013
This contemporary residence is a 2012 project by Robert M. Gurney Architect located in Easton, Maryland, USA.
It features passive cooling, a geothermal mechanical system, solar tube lighting, and radiant floor heating as well as panoramic views of the Tred Avon River.
Mell Lawrence Architects created this modern residence in 2008 for a client located in Lake Buchanan, Texas, USA.
It features photovoltaic panels, a rainwater collection system, and eco-friendly xeriscaping.
By Sophie • Jul 28, 2013
David Barr Architect created this modern renovation in 2011 for a client living in Perth, Australia.
Instead of using a hi-tech approach to sustainability, the designers focused on simpler ways to maximize efficiency which included reusing as much of the original home as possible.
Paan Architects created this modern home in 2012 for a client located on the island of Antiparos in Greece.
It is a contemporary interpretation of traditional Cycladic architecture that incorporates both rustic and sleek details.
By Sophie • Jul 27, 2013
This modern project by Antonio Altarriba Comes consists of a total of seven residences in Rocafort, Valencia, Spain.
Each home features a ground floor that is open to the exterior as well as a glassed-in void that runs between each floor, acting as a light shaft.