This modern single family home on the island of St. Miguel in the Azores, Portugal has a very unique design by Bernardo Rodrigues Arquitecto. The shape of the house is inspired by the wind, the climate and the natural environment of the region. The idea is to bring the outside inside regardless of the weather condition. The house is a collection of stacked structures that is both functional and a freedom of expression.
Influenced by contemporary Japanese, Mediterranean and Califorinia architecture, this house in Venice Beach, California has a style of eclectic modernism. Designed by Lewin Wertheimer Architect, this 3,100 square foot family home has an open downstairs plan and the house is organized with a series of L-shaped spaces. This is also an energy efficient home powered by photovoltaic panels and the pool water is heated with solar panels.
This modern luxury home in Jakarta, Indonesia is built around an interior courtyard garden. The lower level courtyard has a swimming pool and a garden. The second level outdoor space is dominated by a safety glass wrapped by a reflecting pond. The wooden front door with custom floral pattern reflects the courtyard inside. Plenty of natural light filters throughout the house with the interior garden courtyard providing a sense of peace and tranquility.
Built as a vacation home on the coast in Hezelia in central Israel, this modern home designed by Pitzo Kedem Architects connects the inside with the outside. The swimming pool is the focal point of the house where the interior space and the exterior space becomes blurred.
This Victorian House in Pacific Heights in San Francisco, California has an exterior that takes your breath away. The design is the epitome of San Francisco architecture. The contemporary interior design offers a striking contrast to the traditional architecture.
Located in Las Arenas about 100km south of Lima, Peru on the desert coast, this modern beach house designed by Artadi Arquitectos is suspended over the lawn like a floating container box. The indoor living area is connected with the terrace-swimming pool, the beach, and the horizon.
Architect David Jameson imagined a Japanese lantern floating in the landscape. The result was this elevated structure in a suburban backyard which serves as a tea house, meditation space, and a musical recital room for the family.
The “L House” in Buenos Aires, Argentina designed by architects Mathias Klotz and Egdar Minond is a modernist concrete house that is simple yet timeless. The indoor living space connects with the outside with the use of wood, glass, steel, concrete and limestone. Everything comes together with understated modernist elegance.