This home, built by Kenta Eto Atelier in 2016 is located in Bungotakada, Oita, an area of Japan in which the summer rains are rich and plentiful. It should be highlighted that the extensive roofing is made up of just one unit, and its inclination is convenient when battling the slaps of the rain as it falls in curtains on its surface. As there is a considerable amount of space between both sides of the external corridor, residents can continue with their daily activities under its shelter even if it rains.
By Magaly • Feb 17, 2017
This peculiar home built by Fujiwaramuro Architects in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan enjoys beautiful wooden walls on its exterior, as well as a planted walkway outside of the home. The home’s most unique feature is the rounded-shape earthen floor that begins at its garden and continues into the house.
Barnes Coy Architects and SARCO Architects Jointly Design a Private Residence in Papagayo Peninsula, Costa Rica
By Jessica • Feb 15, 2017
When you picture your “dream house”, does your mind automatically drift off to somewhere warm and surrounded by water so that you’re always ready for a sunny swim? That’s certainly the kind of house we would build ourselves if given the chance! These features alone already make up for a beautiful, enjoyable home, but some designers take it a step further by including several novelty features. Cielomar Residence is the perfect example and probably the house of our dreams!
Built on a sloped landscape, this wonderful home of wooden walls and ample gardens was designed by the architectural firm arches and is located in Vilnius, Lithuania. The home is surrounded by terraces and its walls are made of glass, which allows us to have a broad view of the grand gardens that envelop it, whether one is inside or outside.
Lane Williams Architects Design a Private Residence in Vuecrest, a neighborhood of Bellevue, Washington
By Magaly • Feb 10, 2017
Have you always dreamed of owning a modern home, but your definition of “modern” is a little bit homier than some? We’ve all seen homes before that were so contemporarily styled as to look cold and uninviting, but not every modern home is built this way! Some people believe modern styles to be a little more than pristine shades of white and clean lines. Some are instead more casual despite staying true to many details, like the signature geometric furnishings. This expansive home, gorgeously named Belleview Modern, is the perfect example of the classic contemporary concept that we mean!
By Magaly • Feb 8, 2017
Have you always been intrigued by historical cities and the way they were surrounded with habitable fortresses for protection! We have too, but we actually prefer an interior decor style that’s far different from the fortress style; one that’s clean, concise, and ultra modern in its uniqueness. As far as we knew, however, the two styles aren’t exactly complementary, so they aren’t commonly blended together in one home… until now! Mask House is a stellar example of how architects can break style rules in beautiful ways.
By Magaly • Jan 31, 2017
Are your architectural and home decor tastes best described as a unique blend of streamlined contemporary and comfortable wooden chic? This might not be a concept that you hear about often but it’s one that makes for a beautifully calming and casual home, just like you’ll see inside the House Savukvartsi in Vantaa, Finland!