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Villa C by Studio Guilhem

By : Dennis Franklin | 19 Jun 2015 11:14 pm | Homes

This project is a joint venture of Richard Guilhem and the project manager Denis Bodino and it became a really beautiful and contemporary private residence in the La Californie area of Cannes, France. They called their project simply Villa C and the designers aimed at a Zen-like minimalism with simple geometries and materials that put the house in closer relation to the nature surrounding it such as concrete, stone, glass and wood, each carefully calculated to provide the perfect harmony…

Rio Bonito House by Carla Juacaba

By : Dennis Franklin | 19 Jun 2015 11:07 am | Homes

The Rio Bonito House was designed in 2005 by the architectural practice of Carla Juacaba and it is located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Designed as a weekend home, the house combines organic and rustic elements with a contemporary design to provide a shelter from the tropical environment while also offering good views of the nearby river. The house’s location is on the mountain of Freiburg in the hinterlands of the Rio Bonito Lumiar and the structure is supported by…

Dinesh Mill Bungalow by Atelier dnD

By : Dennis Franklin | 17 Jun 2015 4:30 pm | Homes

The architectural practice of Atelier dnD designed the Dinesh Mill Bungalow located in Baroda, India, just outside of Vadodara city. They used the minimalism current as their guide and created a transparent space with a simple geometry to permit the building to connect with its surroundings. The location is filled with vegetation and this had to be preserved as much as possible while constructing the home, an aspect that caused several changes in the design. The house also had to…

The Hurtado Residence in Las Vegas, Nevada

By : Mark V | 17 Jun 2015 10:29 am | Homes

The Hurtado Residence in Las Vegas, Nevada is the vision of the American designer Mark Tracy of Chemical Spaces. The design aimed to capture the idea of a modern residence that is fit to welcome young guests with a joyful attitude. The front door is custom made,it is an 11 foot door that reveals an Italian striped floor tile,there is also a space for the elevator tower that works for all three stories and the floatins staircase is made from…

Modern Villa in Israel by Uri Cohen Architects

By : Mark V | 16 Jun 2015 10:15 pm | Homes

The Uri Cohen Architects designed the villa on a historic heritage monument on the first street in Yessod Hammala, Israel. No harm was done to the site, all history of that area was preserved, making this modern villa even more imposing standing out from the rest of the villas around it. The area, being of such historical importance, is also visited by many tourists, being one of the favorite tourist spots in Israel. The house holds an advantage, since it…

Amazing Guernsey Home by MOOARC: La Concha

By : Mark V | 16 Jun 2015 10:01 am | Homes

Who would have thought that a 15th Century barn on the Island of Guernsey will turn out to be a contemporary house? La Concha is the name of the house designed by MOOARC, a combination between traditional elements and new styles in architecture. The modern house is comfortable and it combines natural materials like wood and stone. The façade reveals grey and blue stone and the tiled roof with its roof –top windows fit the surroundings. Another stroke of genius…

The Serpentine House by Phil Darwen Design

By : Mark V | 12 Jun 2015 2:13 am | Homes

Phil Darwen Design is the company which designed this amazing residence located on the top of a hill, called the Serpentine House. The unique aspect of this home is that it doesn’t contain any straight wall, it has curves and arcs that seem sinuous and make the design of the home flow, with almost no corners. The outdoors communicate with the indoors through curved glazed walls in the courtyard you can find a lovely water feature that makes this property…

Casa San Sen by Alejandro Sanchez Garcia

By : Dennis Franklin | 11 Jun 2015 7:53 am | Homes

Designed by the architectural practice of Alejandro Sanchez Garcia, the Casa San Sen is an exotic refuge where the inhabitants can relax and forget the daily concerns while admiring the picturesque surroundings. Located in the Valle de Bravo, Mexico, the home is situated on an irregular terrain that required it to be raised above the ground level through several metallic pillars. The exterior of the house features a combination of rustic and modern elements that fit in very well with…

Open Box House project by A-Cero

By : Mark V | 10 Jun 2015 1:27 am | Homes

Located in Madrid, Spain the beautiful Open Box House project was designed by the Spanish studio A-cero. Due to its architecture the house seems spacious and modern. The house doesn’t go unnoticed because its exterior draws attention: natural colours were used for the facades. Deep green was used that contrasts with the stone pathway. The back garden reveals a large swimming pool. During the night, the atmosphere seems enchanted since the artificial lighting creates a spectacular effect: both the house…

The ‘outside in’ Residence in Yamanashi, Japan

By : Mark V | 9 Jun 2015 1:12 am | Homes

Takeshi Hosaka architects designed this unique residence located in Yamanashi, Japan that is called the “outside in” resicence. This project aimed to mix the outdoors with the indoors, inserting nature inside the house and if we look closely at the structure of the building the indoor and outdoor spaces seem to dissolve in each other. The inside of the house has elements and scenes from the nature which make the entire atmosphere seem fresh and peaceful. The house it’s a…

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