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Yin-Yang House by Brooks + Scarpa

By • Jun 4, 2013

This contemporary home by Brooks + Scarpa is a 2011 project that was created for a family in Venice, California, USA.

It is a sustainable residence that has an emphasis on social spaces and the interaction between the interior and exterior environment.

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Grey Loft by OOOOX

By • Jun 3, 2013 •  Selected Work 

Grey Loft is a 2013 project by OOOOX that is located in Ostrovského, Prague, Czech Republic.

It is a modern renovation of an attic apartment with a restricted palette that is softened by richly textured furnishings and decorative accents.

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Yokohama Apartment by ON design partners

By • Jun 2, 2013

This modern residence is a 2009 project by ON design partners located in Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan.

Designed as housing for young artists, it consists of four one-room units and a communal outdoor space that can be used to exhibit work.

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Casa VU by TDC

By • Jun 2, 2013 •  Selected Work 

Casa VU is a 2012 project by TDC that is located in Lima, Peru.

This  sleek, modern home is perched on a cliff overlooking the sea which provides stunning, panoramic views.

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House Boone Murray by Tribe Studio Architects

By • May 31, 2013

This contemporary home is a 2012 renovation by Tribe Studio Architects located in Sydney, Australia.

The publicly visible facade has been preserved along with many of the original interior details.

However, the rear has been replaced by a simple, clean lined structure.

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South Perth House by Matthews McDonald Architects

By • May 30, 2013

Matthews McDonald Architects created this contemporary residence in 2012 for a couple living in South Perth, Australia.

It boasts panoramic views of Perth as well as the Swan River.

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Kempart Loft by Dethier Architectures

By • May 29, 2013

This modern interior was created by Dethier Architectures in 2012 for a client located in Liège, Belgium.

Its monochrome finish is accentuated by a modular aluminum-clad structure that houses the bathroom components and separates the living area from the bedroom.

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Don Café House by Innarch

By • May 28, 2013

In 2013, Innarch created this contemporary interior for the Don Coffee Company in Pristina, Kosovo.

It was constructed from 1365 pieces of specially cut and formed plywood to create the impression of being inside a crumpled bag of coffee beans.

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Shino by Kimura Matsumoto

By • May 25, 2013

This modern home is a 2012 project by Kimura Matsumoto that is surrounded by farmland and rice paddies in Wakayama, Japan.

When designing the house, the architects were most interested in how it could find unity with its environment.

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Sag Harbor House in the Woods by Jendretzki

By • May 25, 2013

Argentine architect Pablo Jendretzki created this contemporary residence in Sag Harbor, New York, USA.

It is a renovation project that expanded the home’s exterior living spaces and improved the building’s overall sustainability.

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El Caserón by G///bang

By • May 22, 2013

El Caserón is a modern residence situated in Zaragoza, Spain that was designed by G///bang in 2008.

It is a single story home with an interior garden that has been placed between the sleeping quarters to provide warmth and light.

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Fitzroy North House by Nic Owen Architects

By • May 22, 2013

Fitzroy North House is a 2011 project by Nic Owen Architects that is located in Fitzroy North, Victoria, Australia.

It is a modern renovation and extension that was challenged by restrictions of the historic Victorian neighborhood.

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Delin Boiler Room by Stack + Co.

By • May 21, 2013

Stack + Co created this modern residence and graphic design office by converting the boiler room of Lebanon Mills jewelry factory in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA.

The result is a sleek, minimalist interior with high ceilings that still houses remnants of its former self.

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Frankel Residence by TVA Architects

By • May 21, 2013

Surrounded by farmland in Sisters, Oregon, USA, this contemporary residence is a 2006 project by TVA Architects.

It features panoramic views to the north and the west of the nearby Three Sisters and Jefferson mountains.

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PARKROYAL on Pickering by WOHA

By • May 20, 2013 •  Selected Work 

PARKROYAL on Pickering is a 2013 project by WOHA located in Singapore, Singapore.

This glossy hotel is complemented by tropical sky-gardens and wave-like precast concrete that have been integrated throughout the exterior and public areas to create a power-play between organic and inorganic aesthetics.

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Prime Nature Residence by Department of Architecture

By • May 20, 2013 •  Selected Work 

Department of Architecture created this modern residence in 2011 for a client and his family located in Samutprakarn, Thailand.

A grid-like fence provides partial privacy to the home while adhering to local building restrictions.

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G house by Lode Architecture

By • May 19, 2013 •  Selected Work 

This 2011 project is a contemporary vacation residence by Lode Architecture that is located in Normandy, France.

The architects took a minimalist approach to the design, creating a comfortable yet efficient retreat.

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