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Cascading Mexican House Embedded In A Hilltop Setting

Mon, Nov 30, 2015 | Modern home designs

Presiding over the surrounding hillside, Toucan House, a new 400 sq m single family home by Mexico City based Taller Hector Barrosa, elegantly cascades down the steeply sloping site in a series of four terraced volumes. The rectilinear plot with an incline of 14m presented a challenge, resulting in the strategic arrangement of the first volume, a garage and...Continue Reading...


100-Year-Old Amsterdam Schoolhouse Becomes A Modern Loft

Thu, Nov 26, 2015 | Modern home designs

A historic Dutch schoolhouse got a residential redesign by Standard Studio. The inner design is modern with slight touches of industrial décor, it offers a warm and modern respite, while respecting the colorful history of the schoolhouse. In the living room simple birch plywood built-in storage under the stairs provides a place to stash kids’ toys, as...Continue Reading...


Cheerful Girlish Loft In All Shades Of Pink

Wed, Nov 25, 2015 | Modern home designs

We used to see industrial, minimalist and in some way masculine lofts but this one in Sydney is none of that kind. It’s a cute romantic space, kind of girly and very soft; the color scheme is light with lots of pink, which yet doesn’t deprive it of traditional loft elements. Big windows that show the views of a cool big park, brick clad remind that...Continue Reading...


Modern Apartment With Industrial Features And Relaxing Ambience

Fri, Nov 20, 2015 | Modern home designs

The remodel of an apartment in Kiev, Ukraine, was done by SVOYA Studio and the focus was on creating a vast open floor plan and a quiet and peaceful ambiance. The overall design is a combination of modern and industrial features with a slight hint of rustic. The wood boards and ceramic tiles used for the flooring are locally-sourced, the studio also...Continue Reading...


Modern Home Filled With Wood, Greenery And Artworks

Mon, Nov 16, 2015 | Modern home designs

This São Paulo, Brazil home is not only a stunning modernist mix of wood, concrete and greenery — it’s also home to one of the most important private art collections in Brazil. I love how the contemporary art looks so effortless in their space — so often there’s a museum quality to art collections. The white brick walls are a nice backdrop...Continue Reading...


Divсibare House Consisting Of Two Different Volumes

Fri, Nov 13, 2015 | Modern home designs

The house is located near the popular tourist resort in Serbia. To minimize disturbance to the site and as a reference to the surrounding hilly terrain, the house is built into the hillside. The outside is designed by combining and connecting the two main monolithic volumes, light & dark. These forms merge with the natural environment of low pine...Continue Reading...


Box Green Home Built To Passive House Standards

Tue, Nov 10, 2015 | Modern home designs

This home in Portland, Oregon has simple, boxy forms starkly contrast with surrounding residences, its compact shape and modest scale help it fit into the traditional neighborhood without calling attention to itself. The house was built around a large birch tree, with dwarf fountain grass and porcupine grass planted in front. A weeping blue atlas cedar...Continue Reading...


Modern Apartment With Industrial Touches And Mandalas

Mon, Nov 9, 2015 | Modern home designs

Raca Architekci created design of the apartment located in Gdansk, in Poland. The apartment is 41 square meter and the budget was limited up to $ 10.000, so the designers found some innovative solutions. There are cool and trendy industrial features like brick clad and industrial lights with black cables on the ceiling. The colors scheme of the interior is...Continue Reading...

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Eco-Friendly Cherry Blossom House On A Modest Budget

Fri, Nov 6, 2015 | Going Green, Modern home designs

This award-winning family home is situated close to Strasbourg, in a village famous for its cherry trees and cherry schnapps. Presented with a naturally beautiful site, and constrained by a modest budget, the house is highly methodical in its plan, and dramatically augmented by the selective framing of views. The building is insulated with eco-friendly...Continue Reading...


Modern Family Lake House With Clutter-Free Interiors

Wed, Nov 4, 2015 | Modern home designs

What used to be the family’s campsite on Lake Superior in Wisconsin is now a fascinating family retreat. The interiors of the 1,280-square-foot main house are dressed in clear basswood, reflecting warmth and evoking closeness to nature. Simple decor creates a clutter-free environment. Its unusual shape is framed by a storage building and woodshed made of...Continue Reading...


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