Victorian Mansion Transformed Into An Art Haven

Victorian Mansion Transformed Into An Art Haven
How do you transform a grand historic house into a youthful contemporary family home without diminishing the grandeur of its architectural heritage? This was the challenge faced by Claire Driscoll Delmar, and she managed to do it right reflecting their passion for art, travel and fashion. Given a completely blank canvas to work with, Claire... 
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Welcoming Primitive Whitewashed House In Ibiza

Welcoming Primitive Whitewashed House In Ibiza
This Ibizan house is over 400 years old, and two New Yorkers chose it as their holiday home enjoying the looks of whitewashed stone and the primitive style. The whitewashed stone walls and stone floors plus stained wooden beams were left untouched in the house, and only furniture and décor were renovated to fulfill the... 
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Contemporary Unique Oast House In England

Contemporary Unique Oast House In England
Standing tall in a former apple orchard amid the beautiful landscape of Kent is a reimagining of the traditional oast house by Studio Acme. The contemporary dwelling draws closely on vernacular oast houses and their coned roofs that were used for drying hops as part of the beer-brewing process. The proportions of the tower roundels... 
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Unique And Bold Residence Of A Designer

Unique And Bold Residence Of A Designer
Designers’, artists’ and architects’ homes are my favorite eye-candies because they are usually the most creative and unique ones. Creative people tend to make their homes reflections of themselves and they look fantastic, and the home we are sharing today is one of these. For Gengbo, the design director of YHDQ Design, the memories and... 
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Imperfect Apartment Created Using Wabi Sabi Principles

Imperfect Apartment Created Using Wabi Sabi Principles
Designed by Nelson Chow of Hong Kong-based architecture practice NCDA, “The Imperfect Residence” is a recently refurbished Hong Kong one-bedroom apartment. The title nevertheless succinctly references the designer’s guiding light, namely the ancient Japanese philosophy Wabi Sabi which is based on finding beauty in the imperfect and valuing simplicity. Translated into the language of interior... 
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Bright Cave-Like Home In The Old City Of Jerusalem

Bright Cave-Like Home In The Old City Of Jerusalem
The grounds of the Old City of Jerusalem can be tricky for contemporary architects. For one, the foundation of the Old City is made up of ruins, vaults, and rubble that can date up to a thousand years of age. Houses also sometimes span multiple street levels and are built over layers of precious archaeology.... 
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Eclectic Hague Townhouse With Quirky Art Pieces

Eclectic Hague Townhouse With Quirky Art Pieces
This townhouse in the Hague is a combo of classic, modern, vintage and neutrals paired with bold spots. This is a trendy moody dwelling with bold artworks and unique items that set the tone of the spaces. Let’s take a closer look at these 100 square meters! The house features mostly dark walls everywhere –... 
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Organic Futuristic House With An Artifical Landscape

Organic Futuristic House With An Artifical Landscape
House In The Landscape by Russian firm Niko Architect is an organic, futuristic residence integrated into an artificial landscape on a village outside Moscow. Taking into account the limitations of visual contact with the external surroundings, the project sees the construction of a private zone with a landscape, formed terrace, and adjacent body of water.... 
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Floating House With Contemporary Nautical Interiors

Floating House With Contemporary Nautical Interiors
Arkup #1 is a luxury houseboat that was created by a visionary company called Waterstudio and completed earlier this year. It’s this amazing two-story home that just floats and remains unbothered not even by winds of up to 155 mph. The house is also pretty massive in addition to being incredibly stable on the water... 
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Shkrub House With Ukrainian And Japanese Aesthetics

Shkrub House With Ukrainian And Japanese Aesthetics
Architect Sergey Makhno has renovated an existing building in the suburbs of Kiev to create a new residence for him and his family. Titled Shkrub House, the project takes inspiration from the Japanese philosophy of wabi-sabi, which finds beauty in imperfection. Characterized by the application of unpolished materials native to Ukraine, such as clay walls... 
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