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Kew House 3 in Melbourne, Australia

By : Mark V | 5 Jul 2015 5:26 pm | Homes

Located in Melbourne, Australia the Kew House 3 was designed by Vibe Design Group. The 60s and early 70s stereo cabinets with the slatted timber were the source of inspiration for the front façade. Angled steel posts that look like stereo cabinet legs help the house stay balanced and they make the house appear to be floating. The cladding used Silvertop Ash to make the house blend with the surroundings. Silvertop Ash timber has a powerful visual effect. The designers…

La Grande Vue 5A house in Cape Town

By : Mark V | 2 Jul 2015 3:50 pm | Homes

This stunning house is located in Cape Town, South Africa and it was designed by SAOTA (Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects) and OKHA Interiors. The Vue 5A house was built for a couple that decided to demolish their bachelor pad and build a family oriented place. Carla & Stefan Antoni signed up for this project and the house that overlooks the sea is now a dual-level penthouse that offers a living area and a kitchen on the first level,it also…

Refined Modern Residence by Summersun Property Group

By : Dennis Franklin | 1 Jul 2015 9:36 pm | Homes

This contemporary house is located in Johannesburg, South Africa and it was developed by a team at Summersun Property Group featuring all the comfort options one might want in their home and even more. The luxurious home features five bedrooms, five bathrooms and a partial bath with a large living area ideal for parties. The design uses a lot of glass to permit the interior to communicate with its surroundings and also allow a lot of natural light inside making…

Multi-Level Contemporary Apartment in Taiwan by WCH Studio

By : Dennis Franklin | 1 Jul 2015 9:33 am | Homes

Designed by the WCH Studio in Taiwan, this apartment offers a contemporary urban space with a minimalist concept and a lot of functionality. The staircase has a smoky glass railing, is framed in steel and also provides several display shelves in the backdrop increasing the storage room. On the second level is the living room which also includes several office rests and is furnished with a multi-use sofa and a round coffee table. The staircase is also separated from the…

Toronto Residence by Belzberg Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 30 Jun 2015 9:22 pm | Homes

The Toronto Residence designed by the practice of Belzberg Architects received in 2013 the Design Excellence award offered by the Ontario Association of Architects and if you look at the pictures you will easily understand why this was an obvious choice. The house is very large, designed for a double lot, and is located in one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in the north side of Toronto. The designers tried to combine the need for a large house in which…

The Stunning Villa Sow in Dakar by SAOTA

By : Mark V | 29 Jun 2015 2:32 am | Homes

Villa Sow is an amazing residence located in Dakar, Senegal designed by SAOTA (Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects) that seems to be look like a slice of heaven on earth. This beautiful property has been finished only this year and boasts an incredible design with contemporary architecture, superb interiors and high end amenities. The first floor of Villa Sow features the master bedroom which opens to a terrace facing the ocean that provides stunning views of the surroundings and towards…

Coolum Bays Beach House by The Aboda Design Group

By : Dennis Franklin | 27 Jun 2015 1:38 am | Homes

The Aboda Design Group created the Coolum Bays Beach House in the city of Queensland in Australia in a very peculiar modern style with clean lines that try to take maximum advantage of the view and landscape. The design offers a “dramatic street presence” according to the designers and its exterior aspect offers a bold look through the original use of materials and it also gives it certain nonchalance to the rigorous standards. All these design features were imposed by…

House L by Schneider & Lengauer

By : Dennis Franklin | 26 Jun 2015 1:32 pm | Homes

House L is a project designed by the Schneider & Lengauer studio in the city of Scharten, Austria and it features an energy efficient home with a wonderfully minimalist design. The interesting fact is that the project began as a competition, something quite unusual for a family home, but the practice of Schneider & Lengauer won the contest and managed to provide the clients with a house according to their specific needs. They wanted a house that integrates the site…

Twofold House by BKK Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 26 Jun 2015 7:25 am | Homes

In 2008 the firm of BKK Architects completed this contemporary Twofold House project in the city of Victoria in Australia. Covering 6867 square feet the project is composed of two separate houses that are designed as a mirror image of one another. Each has four bedrooms and three levels along with an underground double garage. The street side façade presents a single concave screen of Australian silver top ash with several windows in the middle and the size of the…

Head 1815 House by Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 26 Jun 2015 1:13 am | Homes

Located in Cape Town, South Africa, the Head 1815 House was designed by the practice of Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects for a young couple and their visiting friends. The house has a view over one of Cape Town’s most fashionable residential areas, the Fresnaye to the north and west and due to the high road elevation and the steep site the house was raised on high columns. The house has three floors with three guest suites on the ground…

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