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Innovative Treehouse Takes Glamping to a Higher Level

If you like to connect with nature without sacrificing the luxuries of a relaxing weekend retreat, you can now have the best of both worlds, thanks to this sustainable project from Belgian company Trees and People.  Dom’Up is an octagonal structure that is […]

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Contemporary Home in France Angles for Attention

Architects Marc Fornes & Theverymany completed the design of MaHouse, a contemporary single-family home in Strasbourg, France. The modern building features three stacked, irregularly shaped volumes, which decrease in size from bottom to top. This creative approach allows the inhabitants to maximize their living space […]

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Semi-Detached House in Australia Is Business in Front, Party in Back

This semi-detached house just outside Melbourne, Australia, recently received a contemporary extension to meet the needs of the owners. Despite planning restraints (which don’t allow two-level buildings), the architects at Jost Architects were able to deliver the clients’ requests. The Malvern House addition includes a master bedroom with en-suite bath […]

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Contemporary Singapore Home Features Long Lines, Slatted Screens

The Gallop House in Singapore was designed by architecture studio Formwerkz for a developer and his extended family. The three-story building resembles a narrow rectangular box, with a perpendicular lap pool extending toward a treehouse. “We like the idea that, from the main street, the […]

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Off-the-Grid Retreat Beckons in Australian Rainforest

This off-the-grid retreat was designed by M3 Architecture in the Daintree Rainforest in Queensland, Australia. A picturesque wooden pathway connects the Cape Tribulation House with the main road and the beach. “The exterior of the house is camouflaged with black plastic cladding and mirrored glass, allowing it […]

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Playful Apartment in Ukraine Features a Slide Inside

Defined by the owners as “calm and sweet,” this playful apartment in Kharkov, Ukraine, features several interesting details. The client asked the creative team at Ki Design to create a “wow” effect in the 2,282-square-foot home, one that guests would admire and fall in love […]

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Hong Kong Warehouse Converted to Creative Office Space

The team at LAAB Architects took on the challenge of converting a warehouse in an industrial high-rise in Hong Kong into creative office space for the employees of 9GAG, an online platform for humorous user-generated content. “Inspired by 9GAG’s web and app interface, LAAB designed […]

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House in Romania Gets an Origami-Like Modern Extension

LAMA Architects completed the renovation and extension of G3 House in Otopeni, Romania. The owners wanted their 1,076-square-foot home — which had a basement, ground floor, second floor and attic — to gain more space with a modern twist. “The core of this project is the modern reinterpretation […]

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Cafe in Prague Proves Minimalist Interiors Can Be Playful

Situated on the ground floor of a historical building in Prague, the Czech Republic, the playful yet minimalist interiors of this cafe, bistro and bakery by Jarousek Rochova Architects (JRA) are an open invitation to socializing. The architects reconstructed the dilapidated facade and […]