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Apelle by Marco Casagrande

By • Nov 23, 2013

In 2013, Marco Casagrande created this contemporary home for a family located in Karjaa, Finland.

It has been laid out as a long, continuous space that serves multiple purposes.

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The Polite House by JVA

By • Nov 13, 2013

This uniquely shaped residence is a 2013 project by JVA that was created for a client in Trondheim, Norway.

It was designed to avoid causing visual obstruction to the neighboring house.

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The Ettley Residence by Studio 9one2

By • Sep 12, 2013

California-based architects, Studio 9one2, recently created this contemporary home in Los Angeles, California, USA.

The exterior is a sculptural configuration of wood and glass “blocks” that create the visual intrigue of positive and negative spaces.

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J4 Houses by Vertice Arquitectos

By • Sep 7, 2013 •  Selected Work 

Vertice Arquitectos created this modern residence in 2012 for a client located in Lomas del Mar, Lima, Perú.

It consists of two separate volumes with rock-like forms that are perched on a hill overlooking the sea.

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Apartment LA by David Guerra

By • Aug 19, 2013 •  Selected Work 

David Guerra created this contemporary interior for a couple located in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

It was designed to incorporate the warmth and comfort of country living with the sophistication and elegance of an urban setting.

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Currimundi Beach House by Loucas Zahos Architects

By • Aug 17, 2013

This contemporary vacation home is a 2012 project by Loucas Zahos Architects that is located in Currimundi Beach, Australia.

It serves as a place to escape everyday stresses and enjoy a carefree beachfront lifestyle.

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Tigh Port na Long by Dualchas Architects

By • Aug 14, 2013

Tigh Port na Long is a 2010 project by Dualchas Architects that is located in Isle of Skye, Scotland.

It is a modern residence that was designed to take advantage of the area’s stunning, panoramic views.

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Kubik Extension by GRAS Arquitectos

By • Aug 11, 2013

In 2013, GRAS Arquitectos designed this renovation and extension of a single-family residence located in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

The project includes an indoor swimming pool and game room along with the reconfiguration of the existing house.

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Modern Addition by Hammer Architects

By • Aug 8, 2013

This contemporary residence is a 2008 project by Hammer Architects located in Truro, Massachusetts, USA.

It was originally an unheated summer home that has been altered for year-round use.

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Fagerström House by Claesson Koivisto Rune Architects

By • Aug 4, 2013

Claesson Koivisto Rune Architects created this contemporary residence for a client living in Edsviken, Sweden.

The 2013 project features a unique curved L-shape that conforms to the site while allowing a smooth spatial flow from one end of the house to the other.

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Chambord Residence by naturehumaine

By • Aug 1, 2013

In order to create this modern residence that is located in Montréal, Canada, naturehumaine converted a 1920’s duplex into a single family home.

The 2013 renovation completely transformed the rear of the house and added three additional bedrooms as well as a home office.

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Loft Space in Camden by Craft Design

By • Aug 1, 2013 •  Selected Work 

This modern apartment is a 2013 project by Craft Design that is located in Camden, London, England.

It is a live-work space that has been cleverly designed to include stylish and functional shelving that covers an entire wall as well as an integrated staircase that leads to a mezzanine level.

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Tred Avon River House by Robert M. Gurney Architect

By • Jul 31, 2013

This contemporary residence is a 2012 project by Robert M. Gurney Architect located in Easton, Maryland, USA.

It features passive cooling, a geothermal mechanical system, solar tube lighting, and radiant floor heating as well as panoramic views of the Tred Avon River.

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Mod Cott by Mell Lawrence Architects

By • Jul 28, 2013

Mell Lawrence Architects created this modern residence in 2008 for a client located in Lake Buchanan, Texas, USA.

It features photovoltaic panels, a rainwater collection system, and eco-friendly xeriscaping.

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Westbury Crescent Residence by David Barr Architect

By • Jul 28, 2013

David Barr Architect created this modern renovation in 2011 for a client living in Perth, Australia.

Instead of using a hi-tech approach to sustainability, the designers focused on simpler ways to maximize efficiency which included reusing as much of the original home as possible.

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X House by Paan Architects

By • Jul 28, 2013

Paan Architects created this modern home in 2012 for a client located on the island of Antiparos in Greece.

It is a contemporary interpretation of traditional Cycladic architecture that incorporates both rustic and sleek details.

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Six Semi-Detached Houses + Isolated House in Rocafort by Antonio Altarriba Comes

By • Jul 27, 2013

This modern project by Antonio Altarriba Comes consists of a total of seven residences in Rocafort, Valencia, Spain.

Each home features a ground floor that is open to the exterior as well as a glassed-in void that runs between each floor, acting as a light shaft.

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