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The New Old by Jessica Liew

By • Apr 23, 2013

This modern home was created by Jessica Liew in 2012 and is located in the inner city area of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

It was designed as a simple, straight forward contrast to the glamor and sheen of today’s popular culture.

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Kettle Hole House by Robert Young

By • Apr 22, 2013 •  Selected Work 

This contemporary home by Robert Young sits on a lot surrounded by pine trees in East Hampton, New York, USA.

It is a 2008 renovation of an existing house that suffered from poor design and construction quality.

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Toronto Residence by Belzberg Architects

By • Apr 22, 2013 •  Selected Work 

Belzberg Architects created this contemporary home in 2012 for a family in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

The home, which effortlessly balances openness with privacy, is the winner of the 2013 Ontario Association of Architects Design Excellence award.

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House with Music Room by Beer Architektur Städtebau

By • Apr 21, 2013

Beer Architektur Städtebau created this modern home in 2010 for a client living in Munich, Germany.

Its most notable feature is the music room located on the upper level which has been designed for optimal acoustic quality.

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House in Yoro by Airhouse Design Office

By • Apr 20, 2013

Airhouse Design Office created this modern residence in 2012 for a client located in Yoro District, Gifu, Japan.

The designers sought to maximize the sense of unity in the common space by doing away with all room dividers and intrusive supports.

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Peaks View Residence by Carney Logan Burke Architects

By • Apr 19, 2013

Carney Logan Burke Architects created this Wilson, Wyoming, USA residence in 2010.

It is a contemporary project that balances strict neighborhood regulations with the client’s desire for a distinctive home.

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Berri Residence by naturehumaine

By • Apr 18, 2013

Berri Residence is a renovation and extension of a 1940’s home by naturehumaine located in Montréal, Canada.

A new dining room was added along with a remodeled kitchen and master bedroom.

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Los Faiques Dwellings by DURAN & HERMIDA Arquitectos Asociados

By • Apr 18, 2013

This contemporary, multi-family residence by DURAN & HERMIDA Arquitectos Asociados is located in Valle de Yunguilla, Ecuador.

The 2011 project features an open design that forms an intimate relationship with the exterior landscape.

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Hebil 157 Houses by Aytac Architects

By • Apr 17, 2013

These five modern villas overlooking Hebil Bay in Bodrum, Turkey were created in 2012 by Aytac Architects.

Their forms were inspired by the cascading lava flows of the ancient Kos volcano.

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Waiatarua House by Hamish Monk Architecture

By • Apr 16, 2013

Hamish Monk Architecture created this modern residence for a client in Auckland, New Zealand.

The aim of the project was to create a quietly elegant structure that would not upset its surrounding environment.

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Bear House by Onion

By • Apr 16, 2013

This modern house by Onion is a 2012 project that is located in Cha-Am beach, Thailand.

It features whimsical murals and a prominent display of the owner’s Be@rbrick toy collection.

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Nova Lima House by Denise Macedo Arquitetos Associados

By • Apr 16, 2013 •  Selected Work 

This massive contemporary residence is a 2010 project by Denise Macedo Arquitetos Associados that is located in Nova Lima, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

It is characterized in part by an extensive art collection that lines its walls as well as panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.

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Whidbey Island Cabin by CHESMORE|BUCK Architecture

By • Apr 16, 2013

This contemporary home is a project by CHESMORE|BUCK Architecture located on Whidbey Island in Washington, USA.

Wood was used as the dominant material because of its character and coherence with the surrounding environment.

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Marin County Residence by Dirk Denison Architects

By • Apr 15, 2013

Dirk Denison Architects created this contemporary residence in 2004 for a client living in Marin County, California, USA.

It is composed of a series of individual buildings contained by a perimeter wall so that each part of the house is easily accessed and connected with its own outdoor space.

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House in Sanbonmatsu by Hironaka Ogawa & Associates

By • Apr 14, 2013

Hironaka Ogawa & Associates created this modern residence in 2011 for a client located in Kagawa, Sikoku, Japan.

It is a refreshing alternative to the generic, box-like houses typical to the area.

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Apartment “H” by Re-Act Now

By • Apr 13, 2013

This modern interior is a project by Re-Act Now that is located on the coast of the Black Sea in Constanta, Romania.

The stark white space is dramatically transformed by transparent partitions covered with colorful adhesive film.

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Deployed House by Seinfeld Arquitectos

By • Apr 12, 2013

This modern house is a project by Seinfeld Arquitectos  that is situated on a desert slope near the coast of Lima, Peru.

It is a three level residence with a layout that flows in an upward spiral and features two spacious terraces.

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