Stunning Modern Retreat Set By A Tranquil Pond

Stunning Modern Retreat Set By A Tranquil Pond
This single-family 1,440 square foot residence and 550 sf guest house was designed by Cutler Anderson Architects to broaden the owners’ already strong emotional connection to the living world.  The site was an overgrown, man-made pond in an area of the owners’ farm that was not conducive to cultivation. The home was designed to blend into... 
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Texas House With Dramatic Black Brick Cladding

Texas House With Dramatic Black Brick Cladding
Called the Main Stay House, the dwelling is located on a slender urban lot in Austin’s Bouldin Creek neighborhood. Encompassing 3,271 square feet, the two-storey house contains four bedrooms, an office, a playroom and a slender yard with a swimming pool. The project was designed to enable “lifestyle flexibility” through clean lines, modest materials and... 
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Super Modern House Design With a Living Roof

Super Modern House Design With a Living Roof
Edgeland House was built on a cliff-top lot in Austin by architect Thomas Bercy for sci-fi writer Chris Brown, and the owner’s work is reflected in house design, it’s really a home of the future – edgy, geometric and constructed of steel and glass! The land required a complicated excavation process, offering an opportunity for... 
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Modern House With A Retro Car As A Focal Point

Modern House With A Retro Car As A Focal Point
The Bulgarian practice designed Pagoda House to fit into the hillside, linking with an elevated garden tucked behind the bulk of the building on higher ground. Inside, a glass wall inserted between the stairwell and a built-in garage makes the owner’s classic car a decorative piece when it is not in use. Located on a... 
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Modern Functional Home On A Narrow Lot

Modern Functional Home On A Narrow Lot
This Fitzroy North, Melbourne, Australia home went through a major renovation by Dan Gayfer Design who tailored the house for a young family. The lot spans only five meters wide and the homeowners didn’t want to compromise on space and functionality just for an inner city location. To encourage interaction, ledges, steps, lounges, and benches... 
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Modern Home With Open Spaces And Stunning Views

Modern Home With Open Spaces And Stunning Views
Living in the trees on South Pender Island, B.C. – and with that view of the water? Spectacular! Open, airy, and cozy is what they love the most. A custom-designed family holiday home by Marrimor Design Studio balances comfort with contemporary, privacy with open-ness. The décor is done in soft, earthy tones: nude, grey, beige,... 
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Modern And Stylish Home Embracing The Surroundings

Modern And Stylish Home Embracing The Surroundings
With LEED-certified sustainability on the top of their list, a couple sets the bar for their new Los Angeles home. The house by Fleetwood Fernandez Architects embraces its surroundings. A landscape of native grasses designed by GSLA Studio complements the raw textures of the concrete front facade. The house was designed as a long, linear... 
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Modern Dark Penthouse With Steel Beam Structures

Modern Dark Penthouse With Steel Beam Structures
Ukraine-based Alex Obraztsov completed the design of a contemporary penthouse in Kiev’s city center. Discovered on site, the original arch roofing system was exposed and adds function to the space — aside from extending the living areas, it works as a space divider as well. The steel beam structures complement the plywood panels for a... 
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