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Renovated 1920s Bungalow With A Glass Addition

Thu, Jan 22, 2015 | Minimalist home designs

Architect Kevin Alter to renovate their 1920s bungalow in Austin, Texas, and add an addition, which contains a living area downstairs and an office upstairs. The office nook was organized under the stairs; the addition, which has cypress paneling and a metal roof, is united with the renovated 1920s bungalow via a glass pavilion. The style is minimalist...Continue Reading...


Arsenal B47: An Army Building Turned Into A Modern House

Fri, Sep 6, 2013 | Modern home designs

Ralph Germann architects managed to transform a former Swiss army building constructed during the Second World War, Arsenal B47, into a great living space. How could they change a former army space into a modern living one? They started from adding a glass cube into the old structure, an option which meant the architect didn’t have to touch the patina of...Continue Reading...


Modern Curved Extension Of A Traditional House

Thu, Jul 21, 2011 | Modern home designs

An extension always refreshes the appearance of the house. Elmo Swart Architects have completed a stunning modern addition on a traditional thatched-roof home in Durban, South Africa. This bright, angular and open addition adds space for privacy, with both providing an open view of the natural lot around this home. The contemporary extension on the old...Continue Reading...

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Modest House Extension That Has Evolved During Last Years

Thu, Jan 20, 2011 | Modern home designs

This modest house extension is a part of the one-storey private house designed in 1998 and built in 1999. Firstly the terrace was added as an extension of the living room. After that an storage room had to be built because the family living there got a lot of new things during the years. Later the outside pool was added. Besides that another floor with...Continue Reading...


Renovated Eighteenth Century House With An Addition

Wed, Dec 15, 2010 | Contemporary home designs

The renovation of this Eighteenth Century homestead in an apple orchard located in Columbia Country, New York is done by Messana O’Rorke. The house was built of huge hand hewn timbers. This, some wide board flooring and a miraculously preserved wattle and daub wall in the field stone basement are about all that remained of the original house. It has...Continue Reading...


Modern And Very Stylish Edwardian Terrace House Extension

Tue, Dec 14, 2010 | Home design

This stylish modern extension of Edwardian terrace house in London is done by Paul McAneary Architects. The idea of the extension is to perceive the garden as a continuation of the domestic space rather than ‘the outdoor’. The final extension features only clean and clear lines that are so common in modern architecture. Although the whole design...Continue Reading...

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Loft Extension With a Sun Terrace of the Art Nouveau House

Mon, Sep 6, 2010 | Modern home designs

Synn Architects is the studio that designed this awesome roof extension with a sun terrace on this Art Nouveau house in Vienna. There were many limitations but they managed to make the house more modern and suitable for contemporary lifestyle. The extension features a large glazing that allows to catch views of the courtyard’s greenness. It’s...Continue Reading...


Modern Glass Cube Extension of Victorian Terraced House

Wed, Aug 18, 2010 | Modern home designs

Camden Square Conservation Area in London isn’t best known for its sleek contemporary architecture, but David Mikhail Architects add touch of it to this Victorian terraced house during its conversion. They demolished one wing of the house and built a new modern white cube extension on its place. The extension has a full-width glazed wall with 5 metre high...Continue Reading...

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