Contemporary Catalonian Home On A Sloped Site

Contemporary Catalonian Home On A Sloped Site
At the border between a village and a forest in Catalonia, Arnau Estudi d’Arquitectura has built a private residence on a small hill. Embedded into the contours of the land and boasting panoramic views of lush greenery, the ‘forest stone’ house intends to establish a relationship with the natural surroundings. Rising three storeys, the building... 
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Contemporary Amsterdam Home From An Old Warehouse

Contemporary Amsterdam Home From An Old Warehouse
The creative director of design studio Framework has turned a neglected 19th-century warehouse in Amsterdam into a plush family home for his wife and two children. The house is located along the waters of the city’s Prinsengracht canal and occupies a disused warehouse that was originally constructed back in 1896. Framework first had to figure... 
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Candy-Colored Holiday Home For Humans And Felines Alike

Candy-Colored Holiday Home For Humans And Felines Alike
Designed as a holiday retreat for the owner and her three cats, this three-storied seaside house in Zhunan in the northwest of Taiwan by Taiwanese interior design practice KC Design Studio is a playful, pink haven featuring maximal comfort for both its human and feline occupiers. Rose-tinted glass partitions, and a collection of manga and... 
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Holiday Home Of Weathered Wood And Concrete

Holiday Home Of Weathered Wood And Concrete
Argentinean architect Alejandro Sticotti has elevated a wood-clad box above the glazed kitchen and dining room of his family’s holiday home called Le Pedrera on the coast of Uruguay. Located a five-minute walk from the beach, the house serves as a holiday home for his family, which includes his graphic-designer wife Mercedes and their four... 
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Contemporary PassivHaus That Produces Energy

Contemporary PassivHaus That Produces Energy
Architects Robert Arlt and Charles MacBride and a group of students in South Dakota have completed an experimental gabled Passivhaus, which they claim is the first in the area to sell energy back to the grid. As there is currently no statewide energy code that residential buildings must meet in South Dakota, the project is... 
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Contemporary Holiday Home Of A 1850 Stone Barn

Contemporary Holiday Home Of A 1850 Stone Barn
This holiday home situated in Corippo, Switzerland. It has a very distinctive look, with a rugged, stone-clad exterior, an imperfect roofline and a strong rustic vibe. You might think it looks similar to an old barn and you’d be exactly right. This used to be an animal barn originally constructed in 1850. It’s been transformed... 
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Refurbished Victorian House With Lots of Concrete Surfaces

Refurbished Victorian House With Lots of Concrete Surfaces
Designed by architect Pete Kennon of Melbourne-based studio Kennon+ for a young family of five, these four bedrooms home seamlessly combines a quaint Victorian cottage with a modern, concrete extension of minimalist grace and formalist rigor. Developed in close collaboration with its owners, award-winning hairdresser Joey Scandizzo and his wife, TV personality Jane Scandizzo, the... 
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Brick Barn House With Contemporary Interiors

Brick Barn House With Contemporary Interiors
Wrzeszcz Architekci has dismantled an old, abandoned barn and used its bricks to build a new house in a village on the outskirts of Poznan, Poland. Situated on a narrow plot, right next to a forest, the residence incorporates a brick façade with material from the old barn, which adds a historic level to the... 
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Restored 120-Year-Old Cottage In Cape Town

Restored 120-Year-Old Cottage In Cape Town
Douglas & Company Architects recently renovated a 120-year-old Victorian home in Green Point, Cape Town. The single-story cottage takes its name from when it was previously part of a series of three identical cottages called Arklow I-III. The new structure is predominantly made from South African Pine timber, brick, and natural stone, though original features... 
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Small Functional Apartment With Built-in Furniture

Small Functional Apartment With Built-in Furniture
This Parisian studio packs an enormous amount of functionality and style into a compact 30 square meters. Light, bright and airy, the apartment has all the necessities and still manages to be very chic and comfortable. Designed by architect Katerina Mijic, every bit of space has a purpose. The entire studio is done in a... 
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