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Beautiful Scandinavian Apartment in Stockholm

By : Dennis Franklin | 25 May 2015 2:35 am | Homes

This apartment offers a good example of Scandinavian interior design with a joyous, youthful ambiance and a few defining touches that predominate the overall space. The apartment offers a blend of light colors that combine very well into a contemporary and comfortable décor, the flooring being of natural wood, with a white ceiling and a light grey or pastel blue on the walls. The furniture is minimalist and tries to blend with one of the three predominant colors and an…

Fresno House by Felix Raspall and Federico Papandrea

By : Dennis Franklin | 24 May 2015 8:32 pm | Homes

Designed by Felix Raspall and Federico Papandrea the Fresno House is located in Carilo, Argentina, near the Atlantic Ocean, and it features a great contemporary design that does a great job in mingling with the environment. The house is raised in a small forest clearing and is perpendicular on the slope so that it has transversal transparency. The ground floor of the house hosts the living room, the dining room; the kitchen and the studio all of them with floor…

The modern House Serengeti in South Africa

By : Mark V | 24 May 2015 2:19 am | Homes

Nico Van Der Meulen Architects have designed House Serengeti,a residence located in Johannesburg,South Africa. Its mixed architectural design is the first thing that draws attention, since it uses raw materials, a neutral colour palette and refined finishes that bring all these together. The architects aimed to design a comfortable, contemporary residence, that had a family oriented style. They also used a sustainable design and highlighted the indoor-outdoor living since we all know that Johannesburg is blessed with “an eight month…

Edgeland Residence by Bercy Chen Studio

By : Mark V | 23 May 2015 8:15 pm | Homes

This marvelous house is called the Edgeland residence and it is located on a brownfield site, offering an experiment of old and new, by combining the Native American pit house with the contemporary design standards. The project was set on the bank of the Colorado River and was designed by the architectural practice of Bercy Chen Studio. The advantage of the sunken pit house is the thermal comfort provided by the mass of the earth keeping it cool during summer…

The Clock Tower by Minimal

By : Dennis Franklin | 23 May 2015 8:06 am | Homes

The studio Minimal USA designed in 2009 this amazing kitchen in a Clock Tower apartment in New York City and due to the giant clock visible all the time the space becomes striking and unique. According to the designers the kitchen they had to renovate is in the most expensive apartment in Brooklyn (estimated at 25 million dollars) and the building was constructed in 1915 on the DUMBO waterfront, being one of the largest poured concrete buildings in New York.…

Modern Castle-Like Beach House in Malibu

By : Mark V | 22 May 2015 1:47 am | Homes

This house tries to combine the exterior of a medieval castle with the comfort of our modern life. And given its location we have to agree that the stone walls are a good idea in a warm environment. Build on the Malibu beach, this house also has a swimming pool right next to it, together with a terrace. Although minimalistic in its exterior, the interior is ultra-modern, with extra-large balconies to give a perfect view of the ocean. The living…

The Peninsula 1 villa in St. Tropez

By : Dennis Franklin | 21 May 2015 1:22 am | Homes

The Peninsula 1 villa is located in St. Tropez in the South of France offering a combination of modern and classical design in a luxurious ensemble that makes it quite ideal for a vacation. Offering an open-plan with a very large terrace and lounge, adorned with palm trees and a pool with a mobile base which can be raised to extend the terrace even further; the villa opens up to a view of the sea and there is even an…

Allandale House Project by William O’Brien Jr

By : Mark V | 19 May 2015 7:11 pm | Homes

The unusual Allandale house was designed by Cambridge-based architect William O’Brien Jr especially to accommodate a family during small vacations. The contemporary style of the house beautifully contrasts with the interior details that create an atmosphere of luxury. The colour palette is joyful, which was quite a bold move made by the architect since the house is placed in a forest area. The black and white classic contrast is the major theme in the design of the house and the…

Isolee by Tjep

By : Dennis Franklin | 18 May 2015 12:38 am | Homes

The Dutch design group Tjep designed Isolee, a house that delivers an ecologically friendly retreat through the combination of intelligent technology with the elegance of a modern home, to offer a habitat that impacts the environment as little as possible. The structure has three stories and is designed on a concrete pier foundation so as the impact on the site is limited, as if the building would be set as a table on four legs. The façade is made from…

Agua House by Barrionuevo Sierchuk Arquitectas

By : Dennis Franklin | 17 May 2015 6:37 pm | Homes

This marvelous house will draw the eye of everyone who happens to pass by it through the pure white geometric design of the exterior that complements perfectly the rustic stone wall and the vegetation nearby. But once we inspect it in more detail we will see a surprising combination of classical and modern elements that offer a unique ambiance. Named the Agua House, since it is entirely surrounded by water, the wonderful residence was designed by the practice of Barrionuevo…

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