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House with pivoting windows

This beautiful single family house designed by Christopher Polly Architects is located in Sydney. This project is a restoration of previously existing building. On a ground floor architects inserted an open plan kitchen with dining room and small living space connected by sliding door with amazing deck. 

Modern single family house by Barn Studio

This contemporary house designed  architecture firm Baran Studio for a family in North Oakland, California. This building conntects traditional design with very modern elements such as a roof.  It becomes a skin that is wrapped around the exterior. Wood and metal referes to industrial style but warm residential feel is preserved. The interior designis kept modern and simple but it is also very cozy.

Retreat house in Sydney

A renovation of a 70s Sydney home by architect Noek Witzand of noekdesign allows connection between the inside and out through a wall of sliding glass. Minimal style is warmed by wood and washed with white while seaside vegetation laps at the deck.

Pit House by UID Architects

Japanese design studio UID Architects designed a ‘Pit House’ in the Okayama prefecture for a single family of three. Many living functions in a space extends the exterior into the interior. The private areas are lifted off the ground in a solid box clad in cedar planks and covered in structural plywood panels on the inside with cherry floorboards. The primary structure consists of concentric concrete inhabitable cylinders in …

Contrast house in Toronto

Contrast house, situated in Toronto has been designed by Description by Dubbeldam Architecture + Design and is modern renewal of a 120-year old home. The main task was to bring more light into. This narrow house was only 11 feet wide and had no direct sight lines to allow outward views and access to light. The rear of the house has been updateted by new expanded openings.

House Lagnö – House of the Year 2013 by World Architecture News

House Lagnö wins the international House of the Year Award 2013 arranged by World Architecure News. House Lagnö is set in the Stockholm archipelago. Designed by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter.  The house is designed as an integral part of nature, where the material’s weight and color scale connects to the archipelago granite bedrock.