Colorful Contemporary Home With An Extension

Colorful Contemporary Home With An Extension
Iguana Architects worked with a growing, musical family on a recent project that involved a renovation, a loft, and a new addition on a 1930s semi-detached home in London. The finished design is a larger home that maximizes daylight, uses natural materials, and is topped off with a green roof. The original property was a... 
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A Tractor Shed Turned Into A Contemporary Home

A Tractor Shed Turned Into A Contemporary Home
Called the Tractor Shed, the house was built by HeathWalker, and yeah, it used to be a real tractor shed. The architecture studio turned it into a house clad in timber cut from trees on the client’s own land and scorched using a blowtorch. The house is built for an artist who grew up in... 
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Contemporary Alpine House That Blends With The Landscape

Contemporary Alpine House That Blends With The Landscape
This home is Alpine but don’t expect to see it in the Alps – it’s in the Southern Alps! The Southern Alps stretch along New Zealand’s South Island and create some pretty amazing views which add to the local vernacular and make projects like this one unique and extraordinary. This is a house designed and... 
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Cedar-Clad Modern Home Extension In Birmingham

Cedar-Clad Modern Home Extension In Birmingham
This home is a cedar clad extension for a semi-detached house in Birmingham, it was built and furnished by Intervention Architecture for an illustrator and got its name – Illustrator’s Botanical House. The team opened up the living spaces as much as possible. Light enters from the north-east facing garden and the additional room has... 
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Rural Menorca Retreat With Magnificent Views

Rural Menorca Retreat  With Magnificent Views
Es Bec d’Aguila is a private retreat sitting atop a hill in the pastoral countryside of Menorca, Spain and its location and history couldn’t be more idyllic. The rural mansion was built in the 19th century as a weekend getaway for a wealthy merchant family who wanted to be close to nature as well as... 
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Japanese Home With A Live-In Foundation

Japanese Home With A Live-In Foundation
This house is called M and was created by Takeru Shoji Architects in the Japanese city of Uonuma. It features small rooms suspended above a double-height living space, which sits in a “live-in foundation”. The home eschews the conventions for building in Uonuma, which has a climate characterized by hot, humid summers and cold winters... 
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Urban Retreat With Californian And Japanese Aesthetics

Urban Retreat With Californian And Japanese Aesthetics
This Californian-style bungalow called the Elwood House in Australia was renovated by architecture firm Splinter Society. Drawing on the owner’s diverse range of personal objects, interests and places of travel, the designers created a home rich both in narrative and texture. The architects decided to create a home full of simple yet meaningful details. They... 
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Contemporary Vertical Living Residence In A Georgian House

Contemporary Vertical Living Residence In A Georgian House
An original Georgian home in London, too narrow for what the homeowner’s needs, underwent a full renovation thanks to Scenario Architecture. Along with those transformations, the Vertical Living residence was given an addition in the back to house a new, open kitchen, dining space, and sitting room. By making use of every inch of the... 
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Airy SoHo Loft With A Hidden Bedroom

Airy SoHo Loft With A Hidden Bedroom
Lofts are traditionally open space, and when it came to designing this New York City one, Julian King Architect got creative to incorporate a sleeping space and keep it open. Wanna see how? Let’s take a look! This long and narrow loft is located in a 1872 warehouse building that was opened up and then... 
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Contemporary Home On Stilts To Enjoy The Views

Contemporary Home On Stilts To Enjoy The Views
Called Kawakawa House, this home was built in Piha, New Zealand, by studio Herbst Architects. The house is raised on a concrete plinth and steel stilts to give views through the dense woodland (pōhutukawa trees) to the beach. The site is extremely sun-challenged, and the concept for the design developed out of the need to... 
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