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Transformation of a 16th Century Residence into a Guesthouse by ORA

By • Jul 5, 2017

This house was rebuilt to fulfill the needs of the owner that existed in the former guesthouse. The remodeling work was done by the ORA team – Jan Hora, Barbora Hora and Jan Veisser between the years 2015 to 2017. It is located in the town of Mikulov, in the Moravia region of the Czech Republic, directly on the border with Lower Austria.

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Serene Waterside Buddhist Shrine in China Designed by ARCHSTUDIO

By • Jun 8, 2017

Meditation is an important aspect of the Buddhist religion. Each Buddhist school has different forms and techniques for meditation. For some, it’s the form in which the mind reaches a plane of existence and understanding beyond that which we normally know, and thus, involves far more than the five senses.

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Imposing Residence in a Quiet Street by Steimle Arhitekten

By • Jun 7, 2017

This imposing residence is located on a quiet street, unfrequently transited, in a town some 30 kilometers south of Stuttgart, capital of Baden-Württemberg, a state to the southwest of Germany. It was designed by the architectural firm Steimle Arhitekten, and its construction was completed between 2014-2016.

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Hazel Baker Designs a Rustic Home on the slopes of the Franklin Mountains

By • May 10, 2017

Located on the slopes of the Franklin Mountains in Texas, USA, this wonderful residence was designed by the Tucson-based studio Hazel Baker. Rising 2,500 feet above the Rio Grande River Valley, it has adapted to the site’s undulating and steep topography, with the three-storey home maintaining a direct connection to the outside at each level.

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Stylish apartment in New York, exquisitely decorated by Jennifer Post

By • May 1, 2017

New York City is known for being one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world, always at the forefront in everything. It is perhaps for that reason that we always have high expectations when seeing its avant-garde designs. These two apartments are located in a building designed by one of the most renowned architectural firms – Zaha Hadid Architects.

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MVRDV Architecture Designs a Home Around an Olive Tree in Rotterdam, The Netherlands

By • Apr 5, 2017

This beautiful home done in a modern style was designed by the MVRDV Architecture firm, and is located in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Its exterior is made of white bricks, matching with a set of modern and simple windows. However, its most interesting aspect is the connection to the backyard. Curved glass walls border the connection between the yard and the social areas of the home.

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An Unusual Coffee House in Gijang, South Korea

By • Mar 30, 2017

Incredible as it may seem, this wonderful structure is part of a coffee shop built in Gijang, near Busan, Port City, the second largest city in South Korea. Gijang is famous for its beautiful and incredible seaside landscapes surrounded by rocky hills that give them an intimidating but, at the same time, mesmerizing appearance. This is part of the attractive that this wonderful cafe offers to visitors – after all, it’s not every day that we can have a cup of coffee while enjoying such views!

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IDMM Architects Design a Contemporary Retreat in Hongcheon, South Korea

By • Mar 6, 2017

This immense modern structure is mostly made up of concrete and glass walls. It was designed by IDMM Architects as a place for rest and relaxation in the middle of nature. It is located in Hongcheon, South Korea and its construction was finalized in 2016.

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Modern House in Los Angeles Built by Fran Silvestre

By • Feb 22, 2017

This modern house located in a hillside of Los Angeles, California, in the USA, was built by Fran Silvestre. It was constructed on various different levels in order to adapt to the changes of the terrain on which it was built. This marvelous house with white walls made of plaster and gray stone possess an excellent panoramic view of both the city and the nearby sea, which we can enjoy through the house’s large glass walls.

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A Holiday Home Near the Beach in Buenos Aires, Argentina

By • Feb 21, 2017

This house located in a beach area in Buenos Aires, Argentina was built as a holiday residence for its owners by Estudio Galera on a plot of over 1,000 m2. Its exterior, made of stone, concrete, and glass walls, hides in a lush forest that shelters and gives it privacy.

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