Modern Bilbao Apartment With Industrial Touches

Modern Bilbao Apartment With Industrial Touches
PAUZARQ Arquitectos refurbished an old apartment located in the famous Plaza del Museo, in Bilbao, Spain. The result is an unconventional home with industrial design influences that meets the contemporary living needs of the owners. This space possessed two singular features that conditioned the planned approach right from the beginning. On one hand, a powerful... 
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Modern Roman Apartment And Design Studio In One

Modern Roman Apartment And Design Studio In One
This unique hybrid space in the center of Rome serves a dual purpose: a co-working space and a 130-square meter apartment. The BrainFactory may have been conceived as a workshop of ideas and creativity, but the designers have made it so much more. High quality craftsmanship, impeccably designed furnishings from major brands, and an open,... 
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House Of Mirrors: A Modern Living Space In An Old Building

House Of Mirrors: A Modern Living Space In An Old Building
This apartment renovated by Nook Architects is located in the center of Barcelona. The space uses contemporary and warm finishes to highlight the original envelope, which is only altered to bring back a spirit more honest to the building’s tectonics and to allow it to evolve to today’s standard of comfort and living style. To... 
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20th Century Edwardian Home With A Concrete Extension

20th Century Edwardian Home With A Concrete Extension
Keeping up street-side appearances, an Australian artist’s home branches out with a modern extension. Her husband and she purchased a tumbledown turn-of-the-20th-century Edwardian, and asked Nest Architects to plan a remediation that would retain as much of the home’s original appeal as possible. The architects overhauled the rear of the residence with an open addition... 
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Refurbished Victorian Home In San Francisco

Refurbished Victorian Home In San Francisco
Jensen Architects refurbished a beautiful Victorian home in Alamo Square in San Francisco, USA. From the street, the original 1889 facade was faithfully restored; the rear facade displays a modern composition of sliding aluminum screens and glass. The current owners love Alamo Square’s historic architecture but they desired the openness and flexibility of contemporary homes.... 
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Modern Y House Protected From Urban Fuss Around

Modern Y House Protected From Urban Fuss Around
The ‘Y house’ located in Nonthaburi, Thailand, opens a dialogue with its existing context through the rhythm of building skin layering. It brings about the perception of the flow of spaces from the context to the living spaces of the house. The relationship creates enclosed spaces and environments that provide privacy, while connecting the house... 
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A Calm Retreat With A Restraint Color Palette

A Calm Retreat With A Restraint Color Palette
If you are tired of colorful designs and want something peaceful and quiet, look no further. The home of artist Caroline Walls and her partner is a study in restraint. The palette is astonishingly muted yet the house doesn’t lack personality: minimalist surroundings perfectly reflect the busy and intensely creative couple who live here. Artwork... 
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Modern House Consisting Of Brick Volumes Connected By Bridges

Modern House Consisting Of Brick Volumes Connected By Bridges
Everything from the choice of materials, the finishes and colors used, the distribution of the spaces and the way in which they interact with the surroundings adds up to a spectacular design for a house that has been recently enlarged by M Construction. The new plan is carefully organized into a series of distinct spaces... 
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An Old Winery Turned Into A House Covered With Red Mortar

An Old Winery Turned Into A House Covered With Red Mortar
Lisbon-based practice Extrastudio has converted a winery in southern Portugal into a family home by covering its walls with red-pigmented mortar, introducing light wells and adding a black-bottomed swimming pool. To maintain coherence between new and the old parts of the walls, the architects covered the building in a red-pigmented lime mortar. The application creates... 
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Modern Suburban Home With A Mirrored Staircase

Modern Suburban Home With A Mirrored Staircase
Kaleidoscope House is located in Toronto, and it was built by Paul Raff Studio. What’s so special about this home? It features a mirrored staircase that is a focal point of the house. The focal point of the home is a reflective staircase, which Paul Raff Studio designed to catch and reflect light, as well... 
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