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Gorgeous Residence Called ‘The Empire’ in Australia by Residential Attitudes

Known for its contemporary custom design and craftsmanship, the Residential Attitudes puts perfection in each project. The Empire residence in Perth, Australia probably speaks perfectly about how the firm works. It has the impeccable balance of light, volume and the interrelationship between indoor and outdoor environments. Description by Residential Attitudes:  “The mid-century modernist movement was characterized by clean simplicity, the integration with nature and meeting the daily needs of the […]

 

Time Machine-Inspired Entrance Leads to Historical Archive Building

Dutch studio Zecc Architects have designed the latest addition to Drents Archive, an ultra modern entrance way that leads to historical archive building. The futuristic entrance is dubbed as a ‘time machine becomes the entrance for a journey through time.’ Description by Drents Architects: In 2010 Zecc Architects was selected through a European tender for the expansion and renovation of the Drents Archive in Assen. Two years later Zecc delivers its […]

 

Coastal Villa with Dreamy Water Garden by Centric Design Group

Centric Design Group have designed this dreamy Coastal Villa situated in The Netherlands. The house has a cozy backyard perfect for entertaining and a gorgeous water garden. Photos courtesy  Centric Design Group

 

Culturally Modern Ga On Jai Residence in South Korea by IROJE KHM Architects

Korean firm IROJE KHM Architects designed this unique Korean Ga On Jai Residence that is a mixture of modern and traditional styles. Description from the IROJE KHM Architects: MONUMENTAL SITE About 20 years ago, government held “the house expo” in Gang Nam and constructed this “expo town” of low-rise residences, and every site of this town were designed by selected architects who had been famous in Korea at that time. […]

 

DIY Home Made from Re-purposed Shipping Containers by Benjamin Garcia Saxe

Benjamin Garcia Saxe studio have designed an admirable project called Containers of Hope. This $40,000 dollar home comprises of 2 re-purposed shipping containers spanning 12-meters each. With an area of 100 square meter, the design provides comfortable living space for the client who’s working on a budget and gamely accepts the challenge of building their own home. Description by Benjamin Garcia Saxe: The Peralta family dreamed of living in their fantastic property […]

 

Distinctive Louver House in New York by Leroy Street Studio

Award-winning architectural practice Leroy Street Studio designed the Louver House in Wainscott, New York. Description from Leroy Street Studio: Sited on the edge of an open agricultural reserve, LSS sought to capture the qualities of traditional barn structures while developing a modern building responding to the site’s dramatic views. The entry draws one through the building’s louvered skin into a two-story foyer overlooking a three story interior garden courtyard. The […]

 

Flying Classic Cars in Ze Future by Ido Yehimovitz

Just like one of those cars used by The Jetsons, Tel Aviv-based artist Ido Yehimovitz illustrates classic cars without wheels as flying cars of the future in the series called Ze Future.   [via beautifullife]

 

Three-Level Slide Fully Integrated in Playful Japanese Home

LEVEL Architects have designed the Nakameguro House, a unique 163 square meter house with fully integrated 3-level slide located in Meguro-ku, Tokyo, Japan. Instead of simply casting a slide beside the staircase, the kids and young-at-heart of the house get to enjoy sliding from the 3rd level and get-off at 2nd level or ground level. LEVEL Architects says, ‘By inserting a slide in the flow line of the day-to-day, instead of […]

 

Colorful Flowers + Fruits Typography Frozen in Ice

UK-based graphic designer Petra Blahova believes that you can create typography from anything. Inspired by seeing flowers everywhere in one of her morning walks, Blahova created the alphabet by freezing colorful flowers and fruits in ice trays for her beautiful series called My Garden. [via gooddesignmakesmehappy]

 

Unique Convertible Courtyards House in Australia by Christopher Megowan Design

Christopher Megowan Design has created a unique home that kinetically adapts to the variable climate of Melbourne, Australia. Description by Christopher Megowan Design : As the name suggests, the Convertible Courtyards House, by Christopher Megowan Design, kinetically adapts to the notoriously variable climate found in Melbourne, Australia. This project added a kitchen, living area, dining area, bathroom, master bedroom, ensuite and two decks to a previously overlooked yet charming weatherboard cottage in […]