Spacious and Luxurious House Boz in South Africa by Nico van der Meulen Architects

Award-winning architectural firm Nico van der Meulen Architects designed the House Boz, a modern home with spacious and luxurious interiors located in Mooikloof Heights, Pretoria, South Africa. Description by Nico van der Meulen Architects: The client requested a spacious and luxurious four bedroom steel, glass and concrete residence with an emphasis placed on the design of the living rooms. The vastness and natural setting of this site inspired a design […]


Modern Home in Canada by BORTOLOTTO

Toronto-based architecture firm BORTOLOTTO designed this modern home located in Kings Cross, Canada. Description by BORTOLOTTO: Just north of Toronto, Kings Cross is an idyllic rural community with rolling streets with architecturally distinct houses dating back to the 1960s. This new house sits low amid lush greenery, occupying the footprint of a previous house, but replacing it with a building whose style is thoroughly modern in both design and performance. […]


Modern AH House in Brazil by Studio Guilherme Torres

Studio Guilherme Torres designed this modern AH House in São Paulo, Brazil with a touch of nature. Description by Studio Guilherme Torres: This residence has been designed with full integration of the gardens with the living areas. Protected from the street by a stone wall, the transition interior / exterior happens naturally. Living rooms are transformed into large balconies, gently framed by architecture. The walls were contemporary artwork and furniture […]


Classy San Vicente House in California by McClean Design

With its specialization in contemporary homes, McClean Design completed this classy San Vicente House in California. Description by McClean Design: Designed for a family with three small girls this house needed to respond to the busy street it is located on. We came up with a sequence of entry which uses several devices to separate the occupants from the noise beyond. The drive court is screened from the street by high […]


Distinctive Vault House in California by Johnston Marklee

Award-winning architectural firm Johnston Marklee has designed this very exquisite residence called Vault House in Oxnard, Southern California. Description by Johnston Marklee: Situated in a densely developed beach site in Southern California, the Vault House challenges the typology commonly found on narrow oceanfront lots. Instead of directing its focus on the single prime ocean view, an array of transparent interior spaces layered inside the main volume, offer a multiplicity of […]


Refreshing Vineyard Home in Switzerland by Savioz Fabrizzi Architectes

Savioz Fabrizzi Architectes have designed the renovation Maison Germanier, a house in the middle of a vast 170 acre vineyard. This simple contemporary house is located in Vétroz, Switzerland. Photos courtesy Thomas Jantscher


Dynamic Spanish Residence by the Bay by Magma Arquitectura

Magma Arquitectura have designed the House V located in Costa Brava, Girona, a city in the northeast of Catalonia in Spain. This 500 square meter multi-family home with garage and a view deck pool was completed in 2011. Description by Magma Arquitectura: House V is located next to a bay on the Costa Brava. On a plot of steep slope, a perimeter wall stone raw quarry blocks sits a Mediterranean […]


Energy Efficient + Attractive Home in Australia by Anderson Architecture

Anderson Architecture studio designed the Waverley Residence located in Waverley, New South Wales, Australia. Beneath the unique asymmetrical facade is an energy efficient home that utilizes passive solar techniques and natural ventilation. Waverley Residence by Anderson Architecture: This project is our most thermally efficient house to date, developed through the use of in house computerized thermal modeling. The house requires very little heating or cooling, utilizing passive solar techniques, internal thermal […]


Contemporary Copan Loft Apartment by Felipe Hess + Renata Pedrosa

Architects Felipe Hess & Renata Pedrosa designed the Copan Apartment located in São Paulo, Brazil. The original apartment had three bedrooms, a living room, kitchen, and laundry room that was converted into contemporary open plan. This 140 square meter contemporary apartment was completed in 2009. Photos by Fran Parente


Dialogue House by Wendell Burnette Architects

Arizona-based practice Wendell Burnette Architects designed the Dialogue House located in Phoenix, Arizona. Completed in 2012, this 2,700 square feet residential project consists of two massive volumes, one projected to the expansive horizon and one toward the canopy of the desert sky. Dialogue House by Wendell Burnette Architects: Two volumes of light – one warm and one cool – one projected to the expansive horizon and one toward the canopy of the desert sky. Inspired […]