The Invermark House In Cape Town Has Been Given A Fresh Update By SAOTA

October 19, 2017 Erin 0

  After being inspired by two iconic modernist houses, Phillip Johnson’s 1949 Glass House and Mies van der Rohe’s 1951 Farnsworth House, South African architect Gilbert Colyn designed the Invermark House for himself in 1969. Unfortunately, since then the house had fallen into a state of disrepair, and over the years numerous inappropriate alterations and […]

This House Has One End Surrounded By Glass On Three Sides

October 6, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Ronald Tilleman   Married couple Theo Reitsema, an architect, and Stephanie Weitering, an interior designer, spent a year living in a house that dates back to 1967 to see what would be the best way to update the home.   The house has a lower level that’s covered in dark stucco. A stepped […]

This House Has One End Surrounded By Glass On Three Sides

October 6, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Ronald Tilleman   Married couple Theo Reitsema, an architect, and Stephanie Weitering, an interior designer, spent a year living in a house that dates back to 1967 to see what would be the best way to update the home.   The house has a lower level that’s covered in dark stucco. A stepped […]

This Poolhouse In Texas Is Covered With A Lush Green Roof

October 5, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Whit Preston and Ryann Ford   Murray Legge Architecture have designed a new pool house, swimming pool, spa, and terraced landscape for a home in Westlake Hills, Texas.   Photography by Whit Preston The infinity edge swimming pool is surrounded by a deck with plenty of space for entertaining and relaxing in the […]

A New Multi-Level House Sits On The Shores Of The Mediterranean Sea

September 8, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Marwan Harmouche   BLANKPAGE Architects together with Karim Nader Studio, have recently completed a modern multi-level beach house in Mounsef, Lebanon that overlooks the Mediterranean Sea.   Photography by Marwan Harmouche The entrance to the villa is via a courtyard surrounded by landscaping and water features. Lighting accents the various horizontal lines that make up the architecture […]

A Curved Wood And Concrete Exterior Greets Visitors To This Home In Sydney

August 31, 2017 Erin 0

  Real estate firm BresicWhitney have recently listed this modern curved wood and concrete house that’s located in Sydney, Australia.   At the front of the house, a path surrounded by plants connects to concrete stairs that lead up to the house. At the side of the house, there’s another entrance and the second floor features […]

This Renovated Mid-Century Modern Ranch House Is Surrounded By Mountains And Desert

August 29, 2017 Erin 0

  Architectural design practice Hundred Mile House, have renovated and added an addition to a custom-built post and beam mid-century ranch house built in 1954 at the base of San Jacinto Mountain in Palm Springs, California.   Here’s a glimpse of what the original house looked like before and during the renovation. Unfortunately the original architect […]

This Renovated Mid-Century Modern Ranch House Is Surrounded By Mountains And Desert

August 29, 2017 Erin 0

  Architectural design practice Hundred Mile House, have renovated and added an addition to a custom-built post and beam mid-century ranch house built in 1954 at the base of San Jacinto Mountain in Palm Springs, California.   Here’s a glimpse of what the original house looked like before and during the renovation. Unfortunately the original architect […]

This Suburban House Received A Modern Extension And Updated Backyard

August 24, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Jack Lovel   David Barr Architects have recently completed a new modern extension and backyard for a pre-war suburban house, located in Claremont, Western Australia.   Inside the home, a new kitchen was added that features American Walnut wood cabinets, white countertops, and a stone backsplash. Photography by Jack Lovel Concrete floors have been paired […]

This “Healing Garden” Was Added To A Medical Center In Los Angeles

August 14, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by heli photo   AHBE Landscape Architects have designed the new Healing Gardens and terrace for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.   The garden is separated into two concrete plaza sections that sit on top of a multi-level garage. Photography by heli photo One of the main design elements is the inclusion of a sculptural pavilion by […]

This Sculptural House Combines Stainless Steel, Concrete And Plenty Of Glass

July 10, 2017 Erin 0

  This house, that’s currently for sale and has been designed by architect Wallace Cunningham, overlooks the ocean in Carmel, California.   A path with retaining walls and landscaping leads down to the front entrance of the home, where you’re greeted by walls of glass and stainless steel roof panels by Zahner. Stepping inside, the […]

The Cofufun Plaza Is A Unique Place To Gather With Friends In Japan

June 8, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Takumi Ota   Japanese architecture firm nendo have recently completed the Cofufun plaza for Tenri Station in Nara prefecture, Japan. The plan for the 64,583 square foot (6,000 sqm) plaza was to create a space that the local community would be able to use for events and gatherings, and would serve as a tourist […]

Landscaping Design Ideas – 11 Backyards Designed For Entertaining

February 8, 2017 Erin 0

  Backyards are the perfect place to host a party, so here are 11 inspirational examples of backyards that were designed for entertaining and making the most of outdoor living.   1. The concrete pavilion in this backyard was designed with multiple spaces for entertaining, including a lounge space, a dining space, and a cozy […]

This rooftop has been turned into a living space for a family to relax in

January 2, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Jesus Rodriguez   ANA arquitectura have shared with us photos of their latest project, a rooftop terrace on the top of a building in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. The client asked the designers to create a refuge in the heart of the city that he and his family could relax in. […]