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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Rustic Passive House, Barn And Sauna Tower Compound

Architecture and interiors firm BarlisWedlick created this eclectic compound designed to suit a client with an idiosyncratic wish list. The main house is constructed from structural insulated panels and clad in charred cedar. Connected to the main house by a narrow bridge, a three-story cedar tower with a sauna at its base recalls a tree... 
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Ultra-Minimal Glazed Home With A Single Wall

Swiss architect Christian Kerez created a family home featuring a single wall dividing the building in half and creating two distinct living spaces. Although it appears narrow from the outside, the house is spacious and open plan, with only the bathroom sectioned off. A cascading staircase further creates a sense of expanse. Speaking of the... 
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