Lapa Building In Lisbon, Portugal

Located within the historical city center of Lisbon, the Lapa building replaces a much older structure that was torn down and rebuilt by a team of architects from João Tiago Aguiar. Completed in 2015, the project covers 4,520 square feet of living space and was rebuilt respecting some of its original design cues and measurements. Spreading on four floors, the structure was inserted on the western edge of the lot and …

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Montebello 321 Residence In Merida, Yucatan, Mexico

Sketched out by the expert architects over at Jorge Bolio Arquitectura, Montebello 321 is a contemporary house that is located in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. It features local materials such as Mayan cream marble in its social spaces, Tzalam wood in its circulation area and black anodized aluminum for its external blinds. The lower floor boasts a series of stone volumes that incorporate the social spaces. The upper floor was created using …

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Successful Private Villa Renovation In Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

MM++ architects completed the renovation of this private villa in 2014, and they definitely did a remarkable job. The residence is located in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam and boasts a clean, modern exterior design that allows it to blend with the property’s vegetation. Aside from the fact that the façade includes plants of its own, the surrounding grounds feature palm trees and lawns that contribute to a welcoming and tranquil ambiance. Adding …

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Very Small Apartment In Paris, France By Kitoko Studio

This small yet comfortable and versatile apartment in Paris, France proves once and for all that a residence doesn’t have to be spacious in order to guarantee basic comforts. The apartment in question was originally a maid room, which means that it was built at the top floor of its building, right under the roof. It provides just 86 square feet of living space and was completed in 2014 by Kitoko …

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Spark Beijing Office In Dongcheng, China

Designed by Spark Architects, the brand new Spark Beijing Office is located in Dongcheng, China and was completed in 2015. It features 5,381 square feet of space and is a part of a three-story office building that was constructed towards the end of the 1980s.  In order to allow inhabitants to enjoy the building’s older brick facade, the architects decided to implement an annex glass box to the second floor of …

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Mallard Lake Estate In Pound Ridge, New York

The Mallard Lake Estate is a contemporary and elegant residence that was built in 1989 on a 4-acre lot in Pound Ridge, New York, USA. This 7,874-square foot home was sketched out by Master Architect Vuko Tashkovich, and it impresses with a superb retreat-like atmosphere that encourages relaxation. Due to its proximity to the Mallard Lake, the abode is able to provide fantastic views of the water and of the natural …

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Henbest Residence In Rancho Palos Verdes, California, USA

The residence that we’re about to present was constructed in its original form by Pierre Koenig in 1966, and it is located in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, USA. It 2011, it was renovated Robert Sweet in order to meet modern standards of fine living, and we have to admit that it looks simply fabulous. The renovation process also included the expansion of the floor plan and the implementation of new finishes. Initially, the …

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SteelHouse 1 And 2 In San Francisco, California, USA

Sketched out with utmost attention to detail by Zack | de Vito Architecture, SteelHouse 1 and 2 represent two contemporary dwellings that were built on the same lot within a popular neighborhood in San Francisco, California, USA. The homes were completed in 2014 and boast eco-friendly features such as thermal-rated windows, radiant floor heating and “solar ready” structural and mechanical systems. They come with price tags of $1,750,000 each, and as …

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