Stazzo d’Aldia House By Altromodoarchitetcts

Sardinian architecture is characterized by its relationship with the Mediterranean landscape and the building techniques of the traditional rural structures of the island known as “lo stazzo.”  The Stazzo d’Aldia House by Altromodoarchitects takes its …

Masato Sekiya’s Contemporary Fishing Cabin

Based in Nara, this cliff house is located in the Tenkawa village overlooking a rolling riverscape. Designed by Masato Sekiya’s firm Planet Creations as a holiday villa for a doctor and his wife, the building protrudes from a cliff edge above a r…

V Studio’s Rooftop Bamboo Garden

Located on the roof of a huge shopping mall in China, architect’s firm V studio designed a Chinese bamboo garden that creates a place of serenity and calmness amid the noisy surroundings.
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Chapel Of Silence By STUDIO Associates

Located on the top of a valley in a little town in the province of Brescia, Italy, architect’s firm STUDIO associates has constructed a secular chapel in the woodlands of Botticino.
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Clifftop House By Dekleva Gregoric Arhitekti

Located in the region of the West Maui Mountains on the Hawaiian island’s north coast, the three-bedroom home was designed by Ljubljana firm Dekleva Gregorič Arhitekti.
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The Trin Cabin By Schneller Caminada Architects

Located on a mountainside in the beautiful Trin village in Switzerland, this modern residence was recently renovated by Schneller Caminada Architects, who have kept the classic structure of the home while updating it with the wood cladding.
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Villa SG21 By FillieVerhoeven Architects

Situated next to a historic road that passes through an area of typical Dutch countryside between the cities of Rotterdam and Gouda, Villa SG21 breaks the residential mould with a clean, modern form.
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The Wall House By Guedes Cruz Arquitectos

Located in a region known as the Portuguese Riviera in the west of Lisbon, this luxury residence named Wall House is set on the edge of the premier Oitavos Dunes Golf Course amongst natural sand dunes and pine trees within the Sintra Cascais National P…

AP House By GGA Gardini Gibertini Architects

Designed by GGA Gardini Gibertini Architects, this single family house bears witness to the rebirth of an ancient rural hamlet situated on top of one of the highest hills in Urbino, Italy.
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Zeitz Museum Of Contemporary Art Africa By Heatherwick Studio

The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa was unveiled ahead of its public opening on 22 September 2017 at Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront. Designed by London based designers Heatherwick Studio, the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, or Zeitz …

Anmahian Winton Architects’ Astronomical Gemma Observatory

Located on a remote mountain peak in New Hampshire, this private astronomical observatory named Gemma is situated at the center of a three-mile radius “dark” landscape with very little light pollution for unobstructed astronomical viewing.

Hood Canal Boat House By Hoedemaker Pfeiffer

Located along the Hood Canal, a scenic waterway in northern Washington, the boathouse was renovated by Seattle-based firm Hoedemaker Pfeiffer. The existing structure sits on a forested site and had no windows and only one door.
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Figueras Stables by Estudio Ramos

Located in a distinctive region of Argentina known as ‘The Pampas’, this project designed by local firm Estudio Ramos was built for polo star Nacho Figueras. The building is composed of two long volumes and freestanding walls, resulting in …

Swahili Gem Apartments By Urko Sánchez Architects

Located on the east coast of Kenya, Mombasa, this modern apartment building is wrapped with a lacy structural shell, allowing privacy and optimize natural light. This project was designed by Urko Sánchez Architects and deals with the complexities of t…

Inverted Solo House Pyramid By TNA Architects

This upside down concrete pyramid is one of 12 ‘Solo House’ projects located in Matarraña, a mountainous area in the eastern part of Spain. That broader project is an attempt by French developer Christian Bourdais with the aim to populate the landscape with small resort-style dwellings. Tokyo-based architecture firm TNA, led by Makoto Takei and […]

Casa Roel By Felipe Assadi And Francisca Pulido

Located in a prestigious, high-density district in Mexico City, the concrete home follows a continuously adjoining typology, arranged in an “H” scheme of two parallel pavilions and a third one that connects them.
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Balcones House By Pollen Architecture & Design

Located in Austin, Texas, the Balcones House is built on the edge of a fractured limestone cliff, which is a part of the echelon of the Balcones fault.
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Aires Mateus Designs Monolithic Meeting Center

Designed by Lisbon-based architecture studio Aires Mateus, this monolithic white structure serves as a community meeting center, situated in Grândola, a small town in Portugal’s setúbal district.
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Single-room Cabin By JacobsChang

Located in the woods of Barryville in the Catskill Mountains of New York, this cabin appears to float above its sloped site and protrudes as an extension of its environment. This half-tree house that was designed by Manhattan studio JacobsChang encompa…

CJ Blossom Park By CannonDesign

Designed by Korean architect’s office ConnonDesign, this 1.2 million-square-foot research and development facility is located in the south of Seoul, uniting the three divisions food, pharma, and biotech to foster innovation and help turn emerging ide…

Interior Design By Jean Verville Architecte

Designed by Jean Verville architecte, IN 3 is a minimalist interior design located in Montréal, Canada. In 2017, the architect realized IN 1 2 3, three installations combining art, architecture and domesticity.
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Ron Rojas House By Rene Gonzalez Architect

Located in Key Biscayne, an island in Miami-Dade County, the residence was developed in response to its sub-tropical island environment.
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Arnaud Apartment By Batiik Studio

Completed in October 2016 by French firm Batiik Studio, the Arnaud Apartment is a tiny studio dwelling designed for a young bachelor. With a budget of 32,000 euros, the apartment is located in Saint-Denis, Paris, and is a renovation of a dilapidated flat with a tiny area of 32 square meters. Rebecca Benichou, the founder […]

Vertical House By Miró Rivera Architects

Designed by Miró Rivera Architects, the five-story Vertical House is a stunning contemporary residence located on one of the few lots in Dallas. The house was built above the treetops and offers an intriguing counterpoint to the tropical ambiance of i…

House In Akitsu By Kazunori Fujimoto Architect & Associates

Named ‘House in Akitsu’, the 92.5-square-metre residence by Kazunori Fujimoto Architect & Associates is located on a small peninsula near the city of Higashihiroshima, where it faces directly the beautiful scenery of the Seto Inland Se…

Villa Located In Finnish Seaside Town By Mer Arkkitehdit

Integrated into the surrounding rocky terrain in the historic Finnish seaside town of Hanko, architecture studio Mer Arkkitehdit designed this spruce-clad villa surrounded by pine forests.
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Have A Look Inside James Jean’s Live And Work Space In LA

Named “Hide Out” the beautiful contemporary residence of Taiwanese artist James Jean was redesigned by Dan Brunn Architecture, featuring a large metal pivot door, wooden stairs, a spacious living room and a kitchen, as well as a library that draws …

Tree House Designed By Malan Vorster

Designed by local studio Malan Vorster, this contemporary retreat is located in Cape Town, South Africa, making you feel relegated back to your childhood when you used to play in your tiny tree house in the backyard.
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Rehabilitation Of A House By DATAAE

Located in the historic center of Sant Feliu de Llobregat, Barcelona, this modern residence is a rehabilitation of an old and dilapidated house. The new building was developed by Spanish architect’s office DATAAE in 2016 and is based on the original …

Casa Canto Cholu By Taller Estilo Arquitectura

Located in Cholul right on the peninsula Yucatán in Mexico, architect’s office Taller Estilo Arquitectura has constructed a private home named “Casa Canto Cholu” amongst the 2,300 sqm plot surrounded by nature.
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House in Savièse By Anako Architecture

Located in the Swiss town of Savièse, the concrete family house steps down the side of a hill, offering a wonderful view over the nearby mountains. Local studio Anako Architecture designed this property for a gently sloping plot that suffers from a ti…

House In Trees By Anonymous Architects

Placed over the steep hillside in Echo Park, California, the new single family house is not only surrounded by large trees but has also a towering pine growing through one of it’s rooms. Designed by Simon Storey of Anonymous Architects, the 185 squar…

Villa Além By Valerio Olgiati

Located in Alentejo, a rural region in central Portugal, Villa Além by Swiss architect Valerio Olgiati is characterized by concrete walls which splay outwards and inwards like the flaps of an open box to provide shade for a garden within.
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Balnarring Retreat by Branch Studio Architects

Balnarring Retreat is a minimal residence located in Victoria, Australia, standing at the edge of a pond surrounded by vegetation. The modern structure was designed by Melbourne-based Branch Studio Architects as a multipurpose retreat and studio, offer…

Casa Elíptica By Mário Martins Atelier

Completed in 2014, the Elliptical House by Mário Martins Atelier is based on a geometric shape and volume carved by the landscape.
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Minimal Hollywood Residence By Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

Spanish firm Fran Silvestre Arquitectos has developed one of its signature white residential designs for a client in Los Angeles. Located high up in the exclusive Hollywood Hills, the yet-to-be-built minimal home is positioned at different levels in or…

Tip-Box Provokes Vertigo In Montpellier’s Mountains

Named Tip-Box, the fictional project by Christophe Benichou was originally conceived for an architect friend turning thirty. Situated at the top of Pic-Saint-Loup, the most emblematic mountain of the Montpellier region, the space is intended to serve a…

House in Utsunomiya By Suppose Design Office

Located in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan, the house in Utsunomiya is completely surrounded by a metal roof, sheltering terraces and a garden so the residents can use these spaces throughout the year. Japanese studio Suppose Design Office developed an exter…

Villa CD by OOA | Office O Architects

Villa CD is a brutalist residential project, designed by OOA | Office O Architects in 2015. Situated on top of a light, sandy dune, not far from the Belgian seaside, the home stands within a community of bungalows built in the early 1960s, bordering a …

House In Melgaço By Nuno Brandão Costa

Located in the unpopulated outskirts of Melgaço in northern Portugal, the building combines minimalist modernity with the firm permanence of old stone buildings. Portuguese architect Nuno Brandao Costa built the home into the decaying facade of a rura…

Abeel House By Steven Vandenborre & MiASS Architectuur

Located in an upcoming neighbourhood in Ghent, Belgium, the compact family home was designed by architects Steven Vandenborre and MiASS Architectuur and is conceived as a stack of three angular glass volumes, sitting on top of a solid base.
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Abeel House By Steven Vandenborre & Mias Architects

Located in an upcoming neighbourhood in Ghent, Belgium, the compact family home was designed by architects Steven Vandenborre and Mias Architects and is conceived as a stack of three angular glass volumes, sitting on top of a solid base.
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Griss Equine Veterinary Practice By Marte.Marte Architekten

Griss Equine Veterinary Practice is located in Rankweil, Austria, a small village at the end of the Rhine Valley, in the middle of an expansive lea. Designed by marte.marte architekten, the clear-lined building stands out due to the distinctly brutalis…

House 33.2 By Grafika

Designed by Grafika, the project named ‘House 33.2’ is located in a typical suburban setting 20km South-West of Sydney’s central business district. The client commissioned the architect’s office to develop an additional house toward the…

Store Renovation By B.L.U.E. Architecture Studio

Located in Guozijian Street, a historic district in Beijing, the furniture brand Lost and Found commissioned a store renovation developed by B.L.U.E. Architecture Studio.
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The Cuevas del Pino By UMMO Estudio

Located in the picturesque foothills of Sierra Morena, Spain, the Cuevas del Pino estate is constructed right into the rock strata that gives rise to various geological formations to the area, traditionally used for farming and livestock.
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Hadars Hus By Asante Architecture & Design

Located on the coast of Norway, the small house was designed by Asante Architecture & Design as a part of the project Bygda 2.0, a rural development project on the island of Stokkøya, focusing on developing modern Norwegian houses into a dynamic v…

Alpine Shelter ‘Bivak Na Prehodavcih’ By Premica Architects

Slovenian architect’s office Premica Architects rebuilt a former bunker from World War I into a cozy mountainside retreat. During the war, a number of high-alpine fortresses were installed throughout Europe, some of which were transformed into cabins for mountaineers. Located in Triglav National Park, Slovenia, the newly designed alpine bivouac stands on concrete foundations, on […]

Care And Retirement Home By Dominique Coulon & Associés

Dominique Coulon & associés architectes designed a large healthcare facility for dependent elderly people in the heart of the Normandy bocage near the village of Orbec.
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The Sacred Museum by Fernando Menis Architects

Designed by Tenerife-based architect’s office Fernando Menis architects, the Sacred Art Museum and Plaza España is a preservation and enlargement operation. The plot is located on a intricate site in Adeje, Spain, on the edge of the Barranco del Inf…

Reader Shelter In Estonia

First-year architecture and urban planning students at the Estonian Academy of Arts have designed and created a shelter titled ‘READER’, a place where people can get away from their daily routine. Among other structures developed by the students, the shelter is located in the national park Lahemaa of North-Estonia. READER was constructed within five days […]

Hollywood Home By Struere

Designed by Los Angeles based firm Struere, the unique house promises to renew the modern living by extending the indoor spaces to the exterior. The single-bedroom residence is located in the Hollywood Hills and was built on the same site as an existing house by architect Milton Caughey. The house owns two volumes, connected by […]

The Alpine Cabin By OFIS

Designed by OFIS architects, the unique winter cabin is constructed on top of Mount Kanin in Slovenia.
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The Bridging Teahouse By FR-EE

Designed by architecture and industrial design firm FR-EE, the Bridging Teahouse is one of 17 pavilions located in JinHua Architecture Park in the city of Jinhua, China. The park is situated in the new Jindong New District, a new area master planned by Herzog & de Meuron since 2003. The well-known Chinese artist Ai Weiwei […]

Villa Clessidra By LAAV Architects

Named ‘Villa Clessidra’, the unique concept home is hypothetically located in a pine forest in the Netherlands, featuring an exceptional interior layout that involves its entire second floor being enlarged to a swimming pool.
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The Crown House by 81.WAW.PL.

Modeled and rendered by 3D visualization artist Michal Nowak, the Crown House is a residence with the concept to create a home featuring stark minimalistic lines and clean modern looks. The house was designed by polish architectural practice 81.WAW.PL. and is defined by the sharp and strict geometric forms with a bold, creative vision. The […]

Solar Powered EcoPods By Johan Shenton

Isolated in mid-Atlantic and warmed by the Gulf Stream, the group of nine islands enjoys a benign and temperate annual climate, and a breathtaking natural beauty.
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House And Garden By Ryue Nishizawa

Japanese architect Ryue Nishizawa designed the five-storey ‘house & garden’ residence, located in Tokyo, which includes a series of stacked concrete floor slabs bordered with transparent railings and enclosed with walls of household plants growing in pots. Located in a populous commercial district, the building provides a home and a workplace. The site was just […]

Perspective Pavillon By Giles Miller

Designed by British designer Giles Miller, ‘Perspectives’ is an elliptical-shaped structure made of a steel framework covered in a series of cedar wood shingles.
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The Desert Wing Residence By Kendle Design

Located in Scottsdale, Arizona, ‘Desert Wing’ is a 8,300 square foot contemporary minimalist single family residence, designed by architect Brent Kendle of Kendle Design collaborative.
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The Bündner Kunstmuseum By Barozzi Veiga

Spanish architect’s office Barozzi Veiga designed the cubical building to create a new wing for the Bündner Kunstmuseum in the Swiss city of Chur. With the appearance of a grid-type cube, the 4,000 square meter extension is located alongside Villa P…

The Tianjin Binhai Library by MVRDV

Designed by the Dutch company MVRDV, the extraordinary library in Tianjin, China, is nearing completion. The 34,200 m2 building is part of the new Binhai Cultural Centre, which was designed by German architects GMP, and connects four other buildings th…

Solis House By Renato D’Ettorre Architects

Known as Solis, the Hamilton Island house was designed by Renato D’Ettorre Architects. Solis was created from concrete, stone, block work and glass resulting in a succession of dramatic volumes incorporating aerial living spaces and private roofed ou…

Casa El Maqui

Chile-based architectural studio GITC designed El Maqui house, located in in the eastern hillside of El Maqui Brook, a rural place of the Coastal Mountain Range of Chile.
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Teepee-shaped Buildings By Issei Suma

Named Jikka, the avant-garde Japanese home complex was developed by Tokyo-based architect Issei Suma to facilitate a food delivery service for older people that also offers nursing care to people with disabilities.
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A Tiny Mobile Shelter

Designed by dutch artist Rob Sweere, the “Sledge-Project” was developed together with danish Ann Andreassen, René Kristensen and kids from the Uummannaq Children’s Home to build a residence to shelter people in different locations within the…

A Spa In The High Desert Of Utah

Located in the Canyon Point Campground in the south of Utah, the Amangiri Resort and Spa was designed by the three well-established architects Marwan Al-Sayed, Wendell Burnette and Rick Joy. Opend in 2009, the 34 room luxury hotel is tucked into a prot…

Wooden Observation Platform

Designed by Latvian studios Didzis Jaunzems Architecture and Jaunromans un Abele, the wooden observation platform and pavilion are located in the Garden of Destiny, a park designed to celebrate the country’s 100th birthday in 2018 and to pay trib…

Dayang Sanghoi By TUNEplanning

Designed by the South Korean architect`s office TUNEplanning, the multi-storey lounge bar in Seoul, Korea, was completed in 2013. Dayang Sanghoi was planned as an exhibition hall at first, but later it was created as a private lounge through several ch…

The Unique Glass-walled Flexhouse At Lake Zurich

The Flexhouse with its wide walls of glass and the ribbon-like facade was completed in March 2016 by Swiss architecture and design studio Evolution Design.
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