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100-Year-Old Amsterdam Schoolhouse Becomes A Modern Loft

Thu, Nov 26, 2015 | Modern home designs

A historic Dutch schoolhouse got a residential redesign by Standard Studio. The inner design is modern with slight touches of industrial décor, it offers a warm and modern respite, while respecting the colorful history of the schoolhouse. In the living room simple birch plywood built-in storage under the stairs provides a place to stash kids’ toys, as...Continue Reading...


Cheerful Girlish Loft In All Shades Of Pink

Wed, Nov 25, 2015 | Modern home designs

We used to see industrial, minimalist and in some way masculine lofts but this one in Sydney is none of that kind. It’s a cute romantic space, kind of girly and very soft; the color scheme is light with lots of pink, which yet doesn’t deprive it of traditional loft elements. Big windows that show the views of a cool big park, brick clad remind that...Continue Reading...


Modern Home Filled With Wood, Greenery And Artworks

Mon, Nov 16, 2015 | Modern home designs

This São Paulo, Brazil home is not only a stunning modernist mix of wood, concrete and greenery — it’s also home to one of the most important private art collections in Brazil. I love how the contemporary art looks so effortless in their space — so often there’s a museum quality to art collections. The white brick walls are a nice backdrop...Continue Reading...


Divсibare House Consisting Of Two Different Volumes

Fri, Nov 13, 2015 | Modern home designs

The house is located near the popular tourist resort in Serbia. To minimize disturbance to the site and as a reference to the surrounding hilly terrain, the house is built into the hillside. The outside is designed by combining and connecting the two main monolithic volumes, light & dark. These forms merge with the natural environment of low pine...Continue Reading...


Box Green Home Built To Passive House Standards

Tue, Nov 10, 2015 | Modern home designs

This home in Portland, Oregon has simple, boxy forms starkly contrast with surrounding residences, its compact shape and modest scale help it fit into the traditional neighborhood without calling attention to itself. The house was built around a large birch tree, with dwarf fountain grass and porcupine grass planted in front. A weeping blue atlas cedar...Continue Reading...


Eco-Friendly Cherry Blossom House On A Modest Budget

Fri, Nov 6, 2015 | Going Green, Modern home designs

This award-winning family home is situated close to Strasbourg, in a village famous for its cherry trees and cherry schnapps. Presented with a naturally beautiful site, and constrained by a modest budget, the house is highly methodical in its plan, and dramatically augmented by the selective framing of views. The building is insulated with eco-friendly...Continue Reading...


Floating Watervilla Weesperzijde In Amstel River

Thu, Nov 5, 2015 | Waterfront home designs

Half of this floating house by +31 Architects is submerged below the waterline of Amsterdam’s river Amstel, while the other opens out to a buoyant terrace. Watervilla Weesperzijde is connected to the quay by a wooden bridge, which flexes as the residence rises and falls with the tide. Sliding glass doors added to the lounge and kitchen maximize views...Continue Reading...


Modern Family Lake House With Clutter-Free Interiors

Wed, Nov 4, 2015 | Modern home designs

What used to be the family’s campsite on Lake Superior in Wisconsin is now a fascinating family retreat. The interiors of the 1,280-square-foot main house are dressed in clear basswood, reflecting warmth and evoking closeness to nature. Simple decor creates a clutter-free environment. Its unusual shape is framed by a storage building and woodshed made of...Continue Reading...


Art Full Modern Home With Refreshing And Simple Decor

Wed, Oct 28, 2015 | Modern home designs

The discerning eye of designer Urd Moll Gundermann can be seen throughout the 1953 North Zealand home she shares with husband Thomas Gundermann and their daughter Gaya — family heirloom furniture mixes effortlessly with more modern pieces and a really stunning art collection. The interiors are done in a popular modern color scheme: white and natural wood...Continue Reading...


Bright And Airy Extension To A California Bungalow

Thu, Oct 22, 2015 | Modern home designs

This bright and airy extension to a California bungalow by Melbourne-based BG Architecture is all about flexible open plan living and a seamless transition between inside and out. These stylish family quarters are the perfect relaxed oasis from the bustle of the outside world. The home is full of natural light thanks to the expansive windows and open plan...Continue Reading...


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