House Designed Around A Japanese Garden

House Designed Around A Japanese Garden
The Hidden Cove residence is located on Lake Washington and it consists of cedar-clad pavilions organized around a Japanese garden. The home features amazing views of the water and the Cascade Mountains in the distance. The owners desired a tranquil atmosphere and access to water. The residence also needed to accommodate their unique collection of... 
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Contemporary Paris Apartment With Blues And Geometry

Contemporary Paris Apartment With Blues And Geometry
This one-bedroom apartment in Paris, France, was renovated in contemporary style but with a touch of traditional French chic. It was a project completed by studio JCPDR Architecture  and it involved making a few structural changes in addition to giving the place a new aesthetic. The most important change was the addition of a second... 
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Contemporary Double-Height Extension With Much Light

Contemporary Double-Height Extension With Much Light
Originally built in 1876, this dark home got an extension with an open layout. Architecture practice Timmins + Whyte has added a double-height gabled extension to it illuminating its formerly light-starved living spaces. The owners wanted to live, cook, gather, lounge, read and socialize in one sunny, externally connected space. The studio created a contemporary... 
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Contemporary Lawless Retreat In A Natural Reserve

Contemporary Lawless Retreat In A Natural Reserve
How does your perfect weekend home look? As for me, this Lawless Retreat in Michigan is perfect – it’s a beautiful contemporary home right in the forest. The house with a high level of transparency and craftmanship is built by architecture studio Searl Lamaster Howe right in a nature preserve. The clients also desired a... 
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Light-Filled House With Rethought Patios

Light-Filled House With Rethought Patios
OOIIO Architecture have completed a single-family home, GAS House, in Toledo, Spain. Their clients, a young couple, wanted a bright home built on a plot where natural light was not particularly abundant. Therefore, OOIOO’s team had to organize the house around four patios strategically placed on the site to serve as light wells and natural... 
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Contemporary 100-Year Old Townhouse Renovation

Contemporary 100-Year Old Townhouse Renovation
AAmp Studio was hired to do a full renovation and addition to a 100-year old townhouse in Toronto’s West End neighborhood. The project scope included reimagining the entire interior into an open floor plan and adding a third floor onto the narrow structure. The Sunnyside Townhouse now features spacious, light-filled rooms outfitted with light wood... 
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Paris Apartment With A Curved Wooden Ribbon

Paris Apartment With A Curved Wooden Ribbon
Toledano + Architects has renovated a typical Haussman apartment in Paris for a young family of three, adding a curved wooden ‘ribbon’ that doubles as an inhabitable wall and sculptural installation. This lightweight spatial element allows for the preservation of all existing historical elements that confer a strong character to the house, while unveiling new... 
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Dramatic A-Frame Cabin On A Steep Slope

Dramatic A-Frame Cabin On A Steep Slope
The Charlevoix region of Québec features this new property overlooking the St Lawrence River about 20 minutes from Le Massif ski resort. Designed by Bourgeois / Lechasseur architectes, Cabin A rests on a steep slope with an A-frame design that gives nod to naval architecture after the team found inspiration in nautical communications. The cabin’s... 
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Contemporary A-Frame Cabin With A Soaring Ceiling

Contemporary A-Frame Cabin With A Soaring Ceiling
Cabins are conquering the world! They are our statement that we wanna live freely, in wild nature and move everywhere we want anytime we want. That’s why modern architects and designers create more and more cabins to inspire you to escape outdoors, and this is one of them. This A-frame cabin is called Phoenix Rising... 
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Bright Contemporary Open-Plan Apartment In India

Bright Contemporary Open-Plan Apartment In India
This bright contemporary open-plan apartment was designed by architecture studio Saransh in Ahmedabad, India. The studio removed all of the partition walls so that upon entering the apartment, all areas of the home are visible. A cozy nook for reading and entertainment sits adjacent to the dining area, a bathroom is opposite the den and... 
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