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House in Tavira by Vitor Vilhena Architects

By • Feb 11, 2011

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Chimney House by Studio MK27

By • Feb 10, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The Chimney House is a 4,300 square foot single-family residence designed by Brazilian architect Marcio Kogan and his architecture firm, Studio MK27.

Located in São Paulo, Brazil, this beautiful modern home was completed in 2009.

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Wissioming Residence by Robert Gurney Architect

By • Feb 10, 2011

The Wissioming Residence is a two-story contemporary home that was designed in 2008 by Robert Gurney Architect.

The house, located in Glen Echo, Maryland is sited on a heavily wooded lot overlooking the Potomac River.

Glen Echo stands as a rare enclave of modern houses, several miles North West of Washington DC.

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Yallingup Residence by Wright Feldhusen Architects

By • Feb 8, 2011

After the Indijup residence we featured last January, here is another dream house designed by Wright Feldhusen Architects.

Located in Yallingup, a town in the South West region of Western Australia, the Yallingup Residence is surrounded by an extensive landscaped garden.

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Ladera’s Residence by Barton Myers Associates

By • Feb 8, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Californian architect firm Barton Myers Associates has designed this 3,000 sq ft contemporary residence in the hills above Montecito, California.

This residential design is the fourth iteration in an ongoing research project initiated in 1970.

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‘The Stables’, A Must See Transformation in Richmond

By • Feb 4, 2011

‘The Stables’ is an old fire station in Richmond, a suburb in Melbourne, Australia.

Behind its historically significant facade is now hidden a breathtaking newly finished contemporary house.

The urban single-family residence has three bedrooms and 3 bathrooms and “showcases an innovative and angular design that blends its history with state-of-the-art attitude.”

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Eco-Friendly Crossbox House by CG Architectes

By • Feb 2, 2011

The Crossbox by French Architect firm Clément Gillet Architectes is an eco-friendly prefabricated single family residence (1,120 sq ft) located in Pont Péan, France.

The house has been made by recycling old shipping containers and making them livable.

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Casa Kimball: a Stunning Private Retreat in the Caribbean

By • Jan 27, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The Casa Kimball by Architect firm Rangr Studio is a unique and stunning modern rental villa located in Cabrera in Dominican Republic.

This luxury residence (20,000 sq ft!) offers eight full suites with an infinity pool and breathtaking views over the Atlantic Ocean from all points of the property.

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Ultramodern Shell Residence by ARTechnic Architects

By • Jan 26, 2011 •  Selected Work 

This spectacular house called Shell Villa is located in Kitasaku, a district of Nagano in Japan.

Designed by Japanese firm ARTechnic Architects, this house (3,500 sq ft) is unique in its style.

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A Brand New Modern House for $130,000 by Studio 2LR

By • Jan 25, 2011 •  Selected Work 

If you think a contemporary house has to be expensive, think again!

Studio 2LR has designed 1519 Cleveland, an affordable single-family modern house in collaboration with Celtic Works builders.

The house, located Columbia, South Carolina, has 1,120 square feet with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an open living, dining, and kitchen space.

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Querosene House, a Modern Concrete Residence by GrupoPS

By • Jan 20, 2011

This modern concrete home called Querosene House was designed by Brazilian architect firm GrupoSP.

Located in São Paulo, Brazil, the three-story residence (3,900 sq ft) features a large open space, two incredible glass walls and a two-story library in the living room.

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Week End House 2+, a Container House by Jure Kotnik Arhitekt

By • Jan 20, 2011

Weekend House 2+, a Container House by Jure Kotnik Arhitekt (10)

Jure Kotnik has designed this two story 300 square foot container house for one of his clients located in Trebnje, Slovenia.

There are some big benefits to this type of construction: very low end-price compared to traditionally built houses, assembled within a few days, easy to move and eco-friendly to name a few.

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Injidup Residence by Wright Feldhusen Architects

By • Jan 19, 2011

This spectacular residence, designed by Australian architect firm Wright Feldhusen Architects, is located in Yallingup in the South West corner of Western Australia.

The site is native bushland on an exposed ocean front hill and has vast views of Injidup Beach.

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Contemporary Renovation of the Mid Century Pasinetti Residence

By • Jan 19, 2011

The Pasinetti modernist residence, which takes its name from its first owner, Italian writer Pier Maria Pasinetti, was originally designed in 1958 by Romanian architect Haralamb Georgescu.

Located in the stars’ neighborhood of Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, the residence (2,000 sq ft) was renovated in 2008 by architect Aaron Torrence.

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Contemporary Lake LBJ Retreat by Dick Clark Architecture

By • Jan 18, 2011

The Lake LBJ Retreat designed by Texas Architect firm Dick Clark Architecture is located near Marble Falls, Texas, about an hour northwest of Austin.

The serene and lovely location of this contemporary residence is an invitation to comfort and leisure.

Waking up to see the lake view must be a wonderful experience!

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Contemporary Home in Brentwood, Los Angeles by Rockefeller Partners Architects

By • Jan 17, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Rockefeller Partners Architects have designed a home in Mandeville Canyon, a small community in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.

This custom residence (10,000 sq ft) is inspired as much by its unique setting as the client’s lifestyle.  Due to the irregular shape of the site, which includes a small grove of eucalyptus and pine trees, only one of the 3.5 acres is buildable land.

To maximize the views, the house was split into two wings – north and south – which turn away from the motor court to face an expansive lawn and the surrounding canyon views.

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Austin City View Residence by Dick Clark Architecture

By • Jan 16, 2011

Dick Clark Architecture has designed this beautiful contemporary home, a sustainable passive solar design in Austin, Texas with a real minimalist appeal.

The house has numerous configurable features for entertainment, a spectacular view and a sumptuous swimming pool.

The natural treed and landscaped surroundings give the house an “urban oasis” aesthetic.

Echoing the home’s natural exterior design, interiors feature lots of natural wood and windows naturally sun-soaked interiors.

Update (09/17/11): This 5,130 square foot, four bedroom, three bathroom has been listed three days ago for $3.5 million.

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