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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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Winsomere Crescent by Dorrington Atcheson Architects

By • Jul 26, 2013

This contemporary house is a 2012 project by Dorrington Atcheson Architects that is located in Auckland, New Zealand.

It is a renovation of an existing house that preserved much of the original detail while bringing in more sunlight and stunning waterfront views.

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Pünktchen by Güth & Braun Architekten + DYNAMO Studio

By • Jul 23, 2013 •  Selected Work 

Güth & Braun Architekten and DYNAMO Studio created this contemporary home in 2011 for a client located in Germany.

It is a renovation of a mid 19th century building revitalized the structure’s original character while adding a modern touch.

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Elizabeth Beach House by Bourne Blue Architecture

By • Jul 18, 2013

Bourne Blue Architecture created this contemporary home in 2013 for a client located in Elizabeth Beach, Australia.

The west facade is screened by timber cladding to provide privacy while the east side is open to bring in sunshine and forest views.

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Seacombe Grove House by b.e architecture

By • Jul 17, 2013

b.e. architecture created this modern residence in for a client in Melbourne, Australia.

It features 360 degrees of outdoor green space rather than a front and back yard.

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Pine Forest Cabin by Balance Associates Architects

By • Jul 14, 2013 •  Selected Work 

This contemporary project was designed by Balance Associates Architects in 2007.

The simple, efficient residence is perched on a slope with mountain views in Winthrop, Washington, USA.

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Fioravanti Poolhouse by MDU Architects

By • Jul 14, 2013

MDU Architects created this modern pool house for a client located in Prato, Italy.

It is a 2007 project that is composed of contrasting materials such as rugged stone blocks and sleek iron pillars.

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Suburban Beach House by David Barr + Ross Brewin

By • Jul 12, 2013

This modern residence is a 2012 project by David Barr + Ross Brewin located in Perth, Australia.

It provides the year-round livability of a suburban habitat with the easygoing charm of a beachfront holiday home.

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Fremantle Additions by Jonathan Lake Architects

By • Jul 12, 2013

This modern extension is a 2012 project by Jonathan Lake Architects that is located in Western Australia.

The Rammed limestone walls serve as a contemporary interpretation of the rubble walls found in the existing house, uniting the old with the new.

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