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Simple House Designed for a Small Family of Four in Binh Duong province, Vietnam

By • Nov 15, 2017

This project is located in Lai Thieu Ward, a town in the Binh Duong Province of the southeast region of Vietnam. Binh Duong Province is well known for its ceramics and fruits, as are many industrial zones in Vietnam, and is under great pressure from the housing demand for low and medium income workers.

View of the rustic raw brick exterior
Living room and kitchen sharing a space

This particular house has been designed by Hoang Dung Nguyen, Hoang Phi Son, and Phan Bao, part of the team at the architectural firm 7A Architecture Studio, for a small family with two children.

Living room with concrete floors and raw brick walls
Living room with simple wooden furniture

Under current circumstances, a low or medium income worker must save for many years to be able to cover the cost of a home, which in turn would leave him or her with a huge financial burden for the rest of his or her life. The plot of land where the home was built is located in a low-rise residential zone with messy construction and incomplete infrastructure. Locals work mainly in factories and live in small rented rooms with limited living space.

Wooden kitchen with white countertop
Archway leading towards the stairs

To reduce costs, both the architect and the owner came to an agreement to use natural and local materials for the construction the home and the cladding of its surfaces, thus simplifying the decorative details.

Yellow wall with arched entrance
Black metal stairs
Stairs with wooden steps
Bedroom level
Bedroom with hydraulic tile floors
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Gastronomic Market in the City of Medellin, Colombia, Designed by the Firm Morales Vicaria Arquitectura

By • Sep 20, 2017

This old cellar, with an area of 3375 square meters, located in the city of Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia, was the starting point for the architecture firm Morales Vicaria Arquitectura, who in 2016 transformed it into what today aspires to be an icon at regional level, similar to the great gastronomic markets of the world, like Mercado de San Miguel (in Madrid, Spain) or Mercado Roma (in Mexico City, Mexico).

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Lim + Lu designed a delicate and simple apartment in Hong Kong, China

By • Sep 7, 2017

This small apartment, located in Hong Kong, China, covers a ground area of 111 square meters. In it, each space we see contains a touch of good taste and distinction. It was designed in 2016 by the architectural firm Lim + Lu, an inter-disciplinary architectural design practice founded in New York City and currently based in Hong Kong.

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Elegant Apartment Designed by DA CHI International

By • Aug 29, 2017

The first things we’ll notice when seeing this apartment are its details of good taste and its exquisite and elegant decoration. It was decorated by DA CHI International in the spirit of creating an interior full of comfort and style. The modern light color interior design, mixed with wooden decoration, brings to life a simple, modest, and luxurious spirit.

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Refreshing House Designed by Ark4lab of Architecture in Thassos, Greece

By • Aug 4, 2017

This refreshing house is located in an olive grove where trees have been planted since the beginning of the 16th century.It has a wonderful terrace that invites residents and guests to relax and enjoy its facilities, with outdoor furniture and vaporous curtains that protect from the breeze and the sun when necessary.

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Mediterranean Villa in Croatia designed by Studio TOBIS Engineering

By • Aug 1, 2017

This Mediterranean villa, which dates back to 1890, has had multiple owners over the course of the last century. Nowadays, it blends traditional and modern styles, thus creating a simply spectacular space. It is located in Pula, one of the most romantic towns in Croatia.

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Apartment Renovated by Brengues le Pavec Architectes Located in Montpellier, France

By • Jul 4, 2017

This 2017 renovation of an apartment located in Montpellier, France, was undertaken by the architectural firm Brengues le Pavec Architectes. The renovation is total, and done in such a way as to make the space both welcoming and accommodating, as well as modern. This new distribution of the spaces allowed them to give a more harmonious feeling to the apartment, as well as fill them with natural light.

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Gaila’s Home Renovation Project Designed by Egue and Seta Located in A Coruña, Spain

By • Jul 3, 2017

This project, covering an area of 85 square meters, is located in Coruña, a port city on a promontory in the Galicia region of northwest Spain. The project was carried out in 2016 and belongs to the well-known Egue and Seta, having been completed with the collaboration of Gaila González, Daniel Pérez, and Felipe Araujo.

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Remodeling Of A Tropical Restaurant In An Open And Comfortable Space

By • May 30, 2017

When we have as many advantages as this structure located in La Gi, Binh Thuan, Vietnam, the project is already half accomplished. Located in a lot on the central coast of Vietnam, in a tropical area that has mountains, rivers, forests, and beaches, its success was practically assured.

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Holiday Home in La Barceloneta, a Neighborhood of Barcelona, Spain.

By • May 30, 2017

Located in the easily recognizable city of Barcelona, more specifically in the neighborhood of La Barceloneta, in Spain, this small apartment has a total area of only 48 square meters, which—despite being relatively small—is sufficient space for a family of two, and more-so when it’s only used as a vacation home.

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Architectural Studio Ziegler Converts an Abandoned Barn into a Private Home

By • May 16, 2017

The Parisian Architectural Studio Ziegler had the task of remodeling this old barn space which stands on the edge of a wheat field that was formerly used to store fodder for horses.

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A Scandinavian Style Apartment with a Special Touch of Coziness

By • May 5, 2017

The basis for Scandinavian style in theory is simple, but it’s more difficult in practice. The space must enjoy a good supply of natural light, and the interior design must be the height of chic without leading the home to lose that special touch of coziness that makes a home a home, usually done in neutral tones of white and gray, but with slight and strategically-placed touches of color to add a bit of liveliness to the space.

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Inbetween Architecture Completes a Home Renovation in Doncaster, Australia

By • May 3, 2017

This house, dating from 1970, was recently remodeled to make it suitable and comfortable for a family of five members. It is located in Melbourne’s Doncaster suburb, in Australia, and one of its wonderful advantages is the view over Lake Ruffey. Its remodeling was completed by Inbetween Architecture, who had the enormous task of converting a dark and old house into a place full of light and with all the necessary conditions and amenities to be habitable.

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Wonderful Wielicka Apartment designed by BLACKHAUS Architecture

By • Apr 3, 2017

This wonderful apartment of beautiful brick walls and wooden floors is located in Krakow, Poland. It was designed by the BLACKHAUS Architecture Firm in 2016 and occupies a total space of 76 meters squared.

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An Apartment and a Workspace in Bulgaria, Designed by Another Studio

By • Mar 27, 2017

This spectacular remodeling of an apartment to be converted into a workplace was carried out by Andrey Andreev and Petya Nikolova, founders of Another Studio in Bulgaria. To do this, it was necessary to take down several of the existing walls, which resulted in granting the space visual amplitude and a greater flow of natural light, as well as allowing greater communication between the people who work there.

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Pominchuk Architects Build a Terraced House in Kharkiv, Ukraine

By • Jan 19, 2017

Arthouse by Pominchuk Architects (1)

When it comes to architecture and home design, some pieces are created like pure art. Of course, there’s always a primary goal in interior decor to create something visually pleasing or stimulating, but the occasional designer will take that to the next level, ensuring that things are functional and practical but also utterly beautiful in their construction. Do you need a good visual of what we mean? Then you must check out Arthouse!

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Marco Casagrande Designs a Luminous Home in Jyväskylä, Finland

By • Jan 4, 2017

Villa Muurame by Marco Casagrande (1)

Villa Muurame is a private home located in Jyväskylä, Finland.

Completed in 2014, it was designed by Marco Casagrande. More…

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