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Stylish Exquisite House In South Africa

Fri, Jan 20, 2012 | Contemporary home designs

This beautiful and bright house is located in South Africa. The house seems to breathe with art, life and colors. It’s a continuation of the marvelous nature outside. Modern white and grey interior is a perfect frame for the sculptures and paintings. The interior has black furniture accents and colorful flower and plants accents. The windows are mostly...Continue Reading...

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Contemporary House-Sculpture In Spain

Sat, Apr 9, 2011 | Contemporary home designs

This house is one of the best examples of A-cero works inspired by sculptures of Jorge Oteiza. Open Box House is located in the outskirts of Madrid. The forms of the house are unique; the façade is made of granulated concrete. The area of 2600 square meters includes the garage and facilities, four bedrooms, a library, a living room, a kitchen and...Continue Reading...

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House Designed To Maximize The Feeling Of Spaciousness

Mon, Feb 7, 2011 | Contemporary home designs

This large house in Valencia, Spain is designed by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos with the desire to maximize the feeling of spaciousness. The building is developed along the southern and western boundaries of the parcel, which together with the elements of urbanization of the site, form a kind of atrium, whose diagonal flight to a distant vision of the Sierra...Continue Reading...


Simple 21st Century Home Renovation

Thu, Nov 11, 2010 | Contemporary home designs

This mid-century modern home renovation in Seattle’s Innis Arden neighborhood is done by BUILD LLC. Even though the original house was quite modest everything was optimized to make it comfortable for a family of 4 without making any additions to the existing footprint. The house’s design incorporate clean lines and a straight-forward design. The...Continue Reading...


Contemporary House on Footprint of Pre-Existing Bungalow – Ravine House by KPMB

Tue, Oct 12, 2010 | Contemporary home designs

Ravine House is located in Rosedale at the edge of one of Toronto’s oldest forest ravine systems and just northeast of downtown. It presents itself as a contemporary building built on footprint of pre-existing 1950s bungalow. The site is about half of acre but the house occupies only small part of it. Although it’s designed to accommodate a...Continue Reading...


Contemporary Remodel of House Built in 1961 – Archibeck Residence by on Anderson Architecture

Fri, Sep 3, 2010 | Contemporary home designs

This is a remodel of a house built by Mossman and Gladden in 1961. It’s done by Jon Anderson Architecture and won many awards over the years. The object of the remodel was to enhance the architectural integrity of this mid-century modern house. The roof was removed and clearstories were added on the South and North sides of the house. The interior was...Continue Reading...

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House on Aggressively Slopping Site Dressed in a Metal Wrap

Mon, Aug 30, 2010 | Contemporary home designs

Jovanovic House is a renovation of the existing villa done by Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects. It’s located on a very aggressive slopping site in the Crestwood Hills Neighborhood of Los Angeles. The house is dressed in a continuos metal wrap that protects it from the sun and other weather conditions. The wrap also changes the geometry of the house...Continue Reading...

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House Oriented in Two Directions But Protected From Neighbors

Sat, Jul 3, 2010 | Contemporary home designs

The Northland House is designed by Parsonson Architects to sit high enough to overlook Wellington Harbour, New Zeeland. It’s oriented in two directions, east to the harbour and hills beyond and west to the afternoon sun. From the road the house peers austerely over the protective courtyard wall, while the inside spaces feel very open and connected to...Continue Reading...


Perfect L-shaped House Design For a Couple With Children

The Kavel 71 is an L-shaped house designed by NAT Architecten. It occupies the position right between the street an the water. On the street’s side it is low but the side that faces the water is three storeys high. The ground floor is a loft-like space with a timber panel that divides it at zones. This floor is a great place for children to play and...Continue Reading...


A Year Round Vacation Home – Cutler Residence by Murdock Young Architects

Thu, Jun 24, 2010 | Contemporary home designs

The Cutler Residence is designed by Murdock Young Architects with a minimal impact on the pristine landscape. A year round vacation home features amazing views of surroundings which are very calm and relaxing. It’s perched on a bluff overlooking Block Island Sound so these views mostly features waters of the Atlantic Ocean and woods. The house’s...Continue Reading...


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