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Modern Black Home in Japan

By • Mar 12, 2011

The Lift residence is a single family home located in the residential district of downtown Sendai, Japan.

Designed by Architectural studio Apollo Architects and Associates to accommodate a couple and their three children, this 1,334 square-foot all black house features an impressive cantilevered structure.

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Burgess Residence in Caloundra

By • Mar 12, 2011

Situated on a prime elevated allotment in Caloundra’s Kings Beach in Australia, this four level home is described as one of “the most spectacular that the beautiful Sunshine Coast has to offer.”

The four bedroom, four bathroom contemporary home has commanding 360 degrees rooftop views of the ocean, Caloundra city, the Glasshouse Mountains and hinterland.

This 7,438 square foot residence features a 25 meter lap pool, a 5 car garage with showroom window to living area, a rooftop putting green, an elevator to three levels, a fully equipped bar, a temperature controlled wine cellar, a large gym and steam room and is on sale at the time of writing.

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Open Air Sculpture House in Warsaw by Marek Rytych Architekt

By • Mar 12, 2011

Poland-based architectural firm Marek Rytych Architekt has designed this contemporary 4,300 square-foot house in the suburbs of Warsaw, Poland.

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Shipping Container Conversion by building Lab Inc

By • Mar 12, 2011 •  Selected Work 

When Oakland designer and builder Stephen Schoup’s firm, building Lab Inc, grew too big for his old backyard workshop, he thought long and hard on how to increase his workspace in a sustainable way.

After much deliberation, he settled on an L-shaped shipping container office space where he could incorporate many of the leftover materials and supplies he had laying around.

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Before and After: the North Eagle Project by Jeremy Levine

By • Mar 11, 2011

Jeremy Levine has completed the North Eagle project, a complete remodel and an addition of 500 square feet to an existing house of 1,500 square feet.

The project includes roof decks, interior courtyards and passive and active ‘green’ technology, to integrate the house in its environment.

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The Meera House by Guz Architects

By • Mar 11, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The Meera House is another Singapore’s dream home designed by Guz Architects.

This house is located on a new housing estate on the island of Sentosa adjacent to Singapore.

The plots are not large and neighboring buildings are built close to the sides of each house.

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Basement Conversion in Tel Aviv

By • Mar 11, 2011

London-based studio Tamir Addadi Architecture has designed this basement conversion of a private house.

Located in Tel Aviv, Israel, the 914 square-foot windowless basement was converted into two apartments for singles.

According to the architect, “the project included the design and execution of the kitchens, furniture, light objects and garden.”

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Phenomenal Five-Story Penthouse in Tribeca

By • Mar 11, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Have you ever dream to own a townhouse in the sky? Well I bet for most of us, this dream won’t ever come true.

But if you have 28 million dollars to spare, you might consider buying this five-story 10,911 square foot penthouse in the heart of Tribeca in New York City.

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Hemeroscopium House by Ensamble Studio (Video)

By • Mar 10, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Completed in 2008, the Hemeroscopium House is like no other house.

Located in Madrid and designed by Ensamble Studio, the 4,300 square-foot residence is an impressive combination of heavy infrastructural pieces.

The entire structure took the studio a year to engineer but only a week to build. Check out the video below to see how.

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Coal Harbour Penthouse by Robert Bailey Interiors

By • Mar 10, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Canadian designer Robert Bailey has completed a dramatic gut renovation of this penthouse apartment located in Coal Harbour, a neighborhood of Vancouver, Canada.

“The original apartment was completely demolished, back to the concrete shell, and our design direction was influenced by the restraint of Scandinavian interiors” says Bailey.

This stunning 4,000 square-foot apartment features four bedrooms, each with its bathroom, four terraces and everything you need to feel like a king at home!

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