Sculptural And Abstract Lakefront Weekend Home

Today I have one more lakefront eye-candy for you, and this is a lakefront weekend home in Massachusetts by Taylor and Miller Architecture and Design. The house is an abstract composition of volumes and forms. A single stacked timber wall serves as both the retaining wall for the landscape and as the primary enclosure for... 
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Floating Watervilla Weesperzijde In Amstel River

Half of this floating house by +31 Architects is submerged below the waterline of Amsterdam’s river Amstel, while the other opens out to a buoyant terrace. Watervilla Weesperzijde is connected to the quay by a wooden bridge, which flexes as the residence rises and falls with the tide. Sliding glass doors added to the lounge... 
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Stunning Seaside Home With Turquoise Accents

I’m a sucker for seaside and beach-inspired homes, and I just couldn’t pass this stunning California home with a classical façade. Located very close to the ocean, this home by Black Band Design is a residence of a large family. The design is focused on the traditions but the classics was diluted with cute rustic... 
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Floating Cedar House On The Side Of Lake Huron

Named Floating House by MOS Architects, the two-storey building provides a summer residence on the Canadian side of Lake Huron. Thanks to its pontoon base, the house adapts to the changing water levels of the lake, which rise and fall throughout the year. Externally the building is clad in a rainscreen of cedar planks. Living... 
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Cantilevered Lake Cottage With Airy White Oak Interiors

This cantilevered lake cottage by Christopher Simmonds Architect is nothing less than beauty in harmony. The home was designed to maximize airflow and take advantage of the natural cooling qualities of the lake. The softness and shadows of the filtered forest light creates an intimate relationship between the exterior and the interior. White oak boards... 
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Modern Villa Le Trident With Adorable Sea Views

Villa Le Trident on the Côte d’Azur was originally built in 1926, and then renovated by 4a Architekten. Since the redesign, the prevailing impression is one of spaciousness, the suffusion of light and simple elegance. White, suspended furniture, white curtains on the external walls, solid oak floorboards and glass elements lend a bright and tranquil... 
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Casa Brutale Right In The Cliffs Above The Aegean Sea

Casa Brutale is an unclad statement of simplicity and harmony in contemporary architecture. The conceptual residence by OPA is a chameleonic living space that teeters on the high cliffs above the Aegean sea. The home is constructed with simple materials like wood, glass, and raw concrete, putting the focus on the landscape and ocean. Nothing... 
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Vintage-Inspired Waterfront Home With A Whimsical Touch

This waterfront home was inspired by classic 19th-century shingle-style summer houses but has a touch of whimsy about it, from the unexpected swoop of the roof line to the bright blue shutters and the quirky weather vane. Designed by Polhemus Savery DaSilva, it sits between a golf course and a salt-water pond near the ocean.... 
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Seafront Sunflower House With Geometric Design

Cadaval & Solà-Morales have designed a home that overlooks the Meditteranean Sea in Girona, Spain, and it’s called Sunflower house. The house frames a multiplicity of different and specific views, and builds up content spaces that inhabit great big framed views. It got the name because of a big solar collector, a mechanism to bring... 
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Gorgeous White Seaside Villa Melana In Stone And Concrete

This gorgeous villa is called Melana and was created by Studio 2 Pi Architecture in Greece. The endless sea view and the enormity of the open horizon is overwhelming and therefore no great attempt is needed to frame the views. White render reflects the sun, the stone cladding offers its thermal mass connecting the building... 
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