125-Year-Old Duplex With Modern Interiors

Named ‘the Lejeune Residence’, architecture open form has revitalized a once neglected duplex building in Montréal into a single-family home with flexible interiors and an exterior garden. The open-plan spaces have been organized to provide a subtle distinction between inside and outside. During the summer, the living room furniture is moved outside to the terrace,... 
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Modern Zen Moscow Apartment With An Indoor Garden

Traditional Japanese interiors and natural landscapes influenced the design of this apartment in Moscow, which was recently renovated by local studio M17. One of the focal points in the design is a 19-metre-long polygonal wall made of wood veneer panels. The wall’s faceted appearance is intended to depict rough stone mountains. It runs along the... 
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Modern And Elegant French Chalet With A New Extension

Chalet SOLEYÂ by Chevalier Architectes is located in Les Houches, France. The new extension houses the shared spaces and was made for socializing. It contrasts with the original timber construction and has large full-height windows and glass walls as well as a covered deck with glass balustrades. The new extension also came with a series... 
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Indian House With An Extensive Use Of Concrete And Reclaimed Wood

This beautiful space in the seaside village of La Dune is the eco-friendly weekend retreat Niels and his wife Malavika Shivakumar designed for themselves and their children, a respite from the noise of city life in Pondicherry, South India. The house is modern and chic: there’s a lot of concrete used both inside and outside;... 
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Childhood Fantasies Come True: Modern Apartment With A Slide

Childhood fantasies can come true no matter how old you are! This Ukrainian apartment is split between two levels on the top floor of a 1917 building and the owners wanted a space that would “wow” their guests. Obviously, that meant Ki Design Studio had to design a slide that linked the two floors. The... 
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Paris Apartment Combining Rustic Charm And Modern Style

Located in Le Marais, a historic district in Paris, this charming attic apartment was reimagined to combine its original character with fresh, contemporary style. The balance of rustic and modern was accomplished by incorporating raw materials and a neutral color palette. Architect Margaux Beja centered Apartment Saint Paul around the unfinished beams that span the... 
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Modern Residence Design With Lots Of Wood And Exposed Beams

Bach Architects completed the redesign of a 753-square-foot apartment in Barcelona, Spain. The new configuration was conditioned by the customers’ wish to keep the two rooms at the façade as bedrooms, while a new living room, dining room, kitchen and study space were organized in the rest of the house. The generous height of the... 
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Victorian Terraced House Renovation With Soulful Elements

Designer Mark Lewis was given free rein to update a run-down Victorian terraced house. The interior was renovated by exposing and embracing any interesting architectural details while adding sympathetic and soulful elements such as textured joinery or interesting wall finishes. A gathering space for the entire family, the kitchen has a mix of finishes for... 
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Naremburn House That Shifts Volumes And Geometries

Naremburn House was designed by Bijl Architecture in Sydney, Australia. To accommodate the design, they utilized shifting volumes and geometries to result in a variety of irregularities. The clients wanted a light-filled interior, completely unique rooms (no square ones), and a place to “live long”. With the site’s irregular landscape, they incorporated subtle level changes... 
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Modern Annex Home With Lots Of Wood In Decor

DUBBELDAM Architecture recently completed a residential project for a young couple in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The house was called Annex because it originally consisted of two volumes. The new interiors feature an open floor plan throughout, the most notable design feature being a large wooden volume that hides ductwork, storage and a bathroom. On the... 
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