Flemish House Extension In Contemporary Style

Flemish House Extension In Contemporary Style
This is an extension of a Flemish house, it’s just 5.5 meters wide and 18 meters deep, typical dimensions for a Belgian terrace house but challenging none the less. Antwerp-based practice i.s.m.architecten managed to turn on creativity to fit these restrictions. The architects devised an open-plan configuration that unfolds across the entire depth of the... 
MORE PICTURES

3D Printed ‘Haus’ Smart Home That Is Ready To Move-In

3D Printed ‘Haus’ Smart Home That Is Ready To Move-In
Prefab homes are getting more and more popularity as they are so easy to construct and the cost isn’t too high. A 3D-printed prefab smart home with off-grid capability has started shipping, offering buyers the chance to live anywhere. The Haus model is a fully autonomous unit with the option to run entirely on solar... 
MORE PICTURES

Eclectic Barn-Like Home At The Foot Of A Mountain

Eclectic Barn-Like Home At The Foot Of A Mountain
South Tyrol is one of the most beautiful and picturesque regions in Italy, and here, at the foot of the Sciliar mountain in Bolzano, South Tyrol stands proudly a beautiful cabin-like retreat. The new and improved structure was designed and built by studio noa* (network of architecture). The cabin takes full advantage of the amazing... 
MORE PICTURES

Contemporary Geometric Sooke 01 House In The Forest

Contemporary Geometric Sooke 01 House In The Forest
When it came time to design the Sooke 01 House, Campos Studio set up camp on the site as a way to gather inspiration from the land and surrounding forest. Instead of building the house on the edge of the forest as most would have done, they found a spot at the highest point of... 
MORE PICTURES

Whimsical Storybook House On A Small Footprint

Whimsical Storybook House On A Small Footprint
In architecture, small and compact is usually much more challenging to successfully finesse than large and expansive, and it’s especially cool when architects and designers manage to handle it right. This extension to a Victorian Terrace is a nice example of how it can be done. Designed by local practice Folk Architects, the two-storey extension... 
MORE PICTURES

Ö Self-Sustaining Cabin In The Finnish Archipelago

Ö Self-Sustaining Cabin In The Finnish Archipelago
Two years ago, spatial designer Aleksi Hautamäki and graphic designer Milla Selkimäki purchased their own 5-acre island on the edge of Finland’s Archipelago National Park with the idea of building a self-sustaining summer cabin complete with a sauna and workshop. The result is Project Ö, ‘Ö’ being Swedish for ‘an island,’ a two-cabin compound that... 
MORE PICTURES

Original Bella Swan’s House From Twilight

Original Bella Swan’s House From Twilight
Are you a fan of Twilight movies? If you are, you gonna scream with excitement – this is Bella Swan’s house from Twilight! The house is located in St. Helens, Oregon and was built in 1935; it’s in a quiet neighborhood in downtown Saint Helens, within walking distance to the historic riverfront, short drive to... 
MORE PICTURES

Mid-Century Modern Balcones Residence Renovation

Mid-Century Modern Balcones Residence Renovation
The Balcones Residence was originally designed by Roland Roessner, a University of Texas professor and prominent architect of modern-style homes. When the clients purchased the two-bedroom house from the original owners, they delved into all things mid-century modern and hired local firm Clayton & Little to oversee a sensitive renovation of the 1,773-square-foot (165-square-metre) building.... 
MORE PICTURES

Contemporary Black Holiday Houses On The Beach

Contemporary Black Holiday Houses On The Beach
These two gabled cabins that form a holiday home seem to be an introvert dream. They are built on the remains of a Soviet-era fishing village by architect Hanna Karits. The cabins feature pitch-black exteriors and sit on axis with one another, split in the middle by an area of decking that frames a view... 
MORE PICTURES

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... 
MORE PICTURES