Pavilion In A Garden In Karnataka, India

This outstanding pavilion is the work of a studio named CollectiveProject, and it is located in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. Boasting 750 square feet of space, it represents the result of a successful transformation based on an unused 15’ x 50’ extension nestled within a densely planted area. The structure features thin strips of locally reclaimed wood and stands as a buffer between a garden and a seating area. Should the need arise, …

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Incubo House In Escazu, Costa Rica

Due to pressing environmental concerns, many modern homes are being designed to impact the natural environment as little as possible, and they are often built using sustainable and recyclable materials. Incubo House is a perfect example of this trend, as it was designed to incorporate a large cedar tree. As a matter of fact, the design was developed in such a way as to ensure views of the tree from every …

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Concrete House In Melbourne, Australia

The Concrete House is a contemporary project that was completed in 2015 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia by Matt Gibson Architecture. When they designed this simple yet impressive house, the architects made sure to create a good connection between the indoor and outdoor spaces by installing large windows and sliding glass doors. Inside, the owners enjoy high quality furnishings, wood-burning fireplaces and a generous selection of high-end amenities that support a luxurious …

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Villa Sandmeier In Veyrier, Switzerland

Even though it looks relatively simple from the outside, Villa Sandmeier is actually a very interesting project that has its fair share of complexity. It was completed in 2011 in Veyrier, Switzerland, and it was designed by Lacroix Chessex Architects in collaboration with Ana Sa. It boasts just 1,614 square feet of living space and was built on a picturesque location that features plenty of vegetation. The house is composed of …

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SilverWoodHouse In Mindelo, Portugal

The SilverWoodHouse is a contemporary project that was designed by architect Ernesto Pereira and was completed in 2014 in Mindelo, Portugal. The project had a budget of just S107,000, and that’s because it involved the reconstruction of a typical, unimpressive home. In order to make sure that the result would be a “work of art” as per the clients’ requirements, the architect decided to learn their habits and hobbies. The SilverWoodHouse is …

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Green Woods House In Amagansett, New York, USA

Designed by Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects and built in collaboration with a firm named ASUL, the Green Woods House is located in Amagansett, New York, USA, and it replaces an existing Acorn house. The owner wanted a modern house that would be equipped with a geothermal system and roof-mounted solar panels, but unfortunately, local site conditions and a tight budget prevented the architects from implementing these facilities. However, they decided to …

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Superb Torreão House In Brasilia, Brazil

Built on a picturesque site surrounded by beautiful natural vegetation, the Torreão House was sketched out by Bloco Arquitetos and was completed in 2014. It offers 4,305 square feet of living space and blends seamlessly with its surrounding environment, which is exactly what its owners wanted in the first place. The abode boasts a white, minimalistic appearance and gives off a feeling of elegance and modernism. The interior arrangements are spacious …

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Wallpaper In The Kitchen? What A Brilliant Idea!

You’ve just moved into a new home or you want to redecorate. Let’s focus on the kitchen. How do you take it out of the monotony and not make it resemble to the neighbor’s? Different appliances, countertop or a special fixture? I don’t know if all this is enough to make a difference. But I have a different idea. How about wallpaper applied on one wall or just on one piece …

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