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Narrabeen House by CHROFI

By : Dennis Franklin | 5 Jan 2015 7:30 pm | Homes

The Narrabeen House takes its name from its location in the beachside suburb to the north of Sydney, Australia and it features a design created by the CHROFI architectural practice in 2009 with warm wooden tones that allow it to integrate with the garden nearby. The house is located between two family homes with two floors in a safe area with tree-lined streets, so the façade wants to maintain this peaceful aesthetic, while the back side brings a contrasting element…

Quirky Tainan Home by Ivan House Design

By : Dennis Franklin | 5 Jan 2015 6:23 pm | Homes

The Ivan House Design studio created this residential project located in Tainan, Taiwan with a style that is inspired from the occupation of the inhabitants and from the Scandinavian interior design. The project combines white exposed bricks with a blue wall and a green forest accent wall that works quite well with the indoor plants to bring a natural touch to the ambiance. The superhero theme is visible but doesn’t overwhelm the interior so an element such as the Captain…

The 10 most amazing homes we’ve presented in 2014

By : Dennis Franklin | 22 Dec 2014 7:04 am | Homes

One more year will pass soon and now we have a chance to look at the most impressive projects from this last year, selecting the ones that are worth a revisit. Today we will take a look at the most amazing homes presented by Architectism in 2014 and we begin our review with: 10. The Earth House Estate by Vetsch Architektur This house is located in Dietikon, Switzerland and it wants to offer an alternative to the traditional housing solutions…

Balint House by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

By : Dennis Franklin | 20 Dec 2014 8:37 pm | Homes

We have previously seen other projects where the creative practice of Fran Silvestre Arquitectos employed a serene minimalism to their design of elegant residential projects but they bring something new in each of their structures and this one utilizes an elliptical shape to ease the visual impact of the two-floor home. The Balint House is located in a region of Valencia, Spain with a sweeping façade to protect the privacy of the inhabitants. The house is on the edge of…

House Villa near Vilnius by GYZA

By : Dennis Franklin | 20 Dec 2014 2:18 pm | Homes

The GYZA architectural practice designed this house located in the Vilnius County, Lithuania which is in a coniferous forest to the north side of the city at the bank of the Neris River and offers a contemporary aesthetic which tries to integrate into the natural environment as much as possible. Spreading over a surface of 226 square meters, the house sits on a site that was occupied by a birch stump and this proved to be the main source of…

Gumno House by Turato Architecture

By : Dennis Franklin | 18 Dec 2014 9:49 pm | Homes

This summer home was designed by the practice of Turato Architecture next to a previously existing ‘gumno’, which is a circular plateau with a low stone wall surrounding it, that also gives the name of the structure. The Gumno House is located on the Krk Island in Croatia and offers a modern landmark in a beautiful natural scenery. The Gumnos used to be places of labor and gathering where important matters used to be discussed, so the structure was restored…

Hello House by OOF! Architecture

By : Dennis Franklin | 18 Dec 2014 5:35 pm | Homes

The Hello House located in the Richmond suburb of Melbourne, Australia was designed by the practice of OOF! Architecture in collaboration with the artist Rose Nolan who created the brick wall façade with the large Hello written on it. The project used to be a home from the Victorian era with a shop integrated next to it and the project became a contemporary one with the addition of the interactive HELLO sign. The shop became a creative studio and the…

Vista Clara Residence by lineaaquitectura.mx

By : Dennis Franklin | 18 Dec 2014 12:15 am | Homes

The Vista Clara Residence takes its name from the location on the La Vista Country Club which is one of the most exclusive areas of Puebla, Mexico and the contemporary home was designed by the practice of lineaaquitectura.mx on a sloping site. The residence spreads over a surface of 635 square meters with the main entrance placed on the middle floor and also accessible from the garage level through a staircase. The natural slope allowed the designers to create a…

Riverview House by Bennett and Trimble

By : Dennis Franklin | 17 Dec 2014 7:15 pm | Homes

The Riverview House is located in Sydney, Australia and it was designed by the architectural practice of Bennett and Trimble for a young family with a central courtyard that offers a view from the street all the way to the backyard. The roofline was sloped toward the northeast corner so that more natural light can pass into the courtyard and inside the house, with steel sun shades above the windows placed to add a bit of complexity to the minimalist…

Yew Tree House by Jonathan Tuckey Design

By : Dennis Franklin | 17 Dec 2014 1:15 am | Homes

The beautiful Yew Tree House located in Oxford, England was created by the architectural practice of Jonathan Tuckey Design in collaboration with Eastabrook Architects to remodel and bring up to date a Grade II listed cottage while also extending it. The designers added a contemporary extension that integrates well into the environment, with its interior occupied by a kitchen and dining area. The extension is supported by steel beams and has ply flat roof to appear closer to a pavilion…

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