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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Mid-Century Modern Home With Open-Plan Spaces

This family home called the Counterpoint House in Toronto by local firm Paul Raff Studio includes two storeys and a finished basement, along with a detached garage. On the exterior, the house is clad in flamed basalt stone, with a structural system made of structurally insulated panels, large windows on all levels enable natural light... 
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Naremburn House That Shifts Volumes And Geometries

Naremburn House was designed by Bijl Architecture in Sydney, Australia. To accommodate the design, they utilized shifting volumes and geometries to result in a variety of irregularities. The clients wanted a light-filled interior, completely unique rooms (no square ones), and a place to “live long”. With the site’s irregular landscape, they incorporated subtle level changes... 
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Ultra-Minimalist And Highly Efficient French House

This home in Vincennes was renovated by Atelier Zundel Cristea. The primary goal was to conceive of a beautiful structure with quality spaces in which people feel good. So the designers made all the high-efficient elements are almost invisible, yet perceptible. The heating is geothermal, with the installation of a heat pump. Interior comfort is... 
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