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.
Casa JILE in Querétaro, Mexico by architectural firm anonimous-LED has a minimalist design that connects the interior with the exterior. The large glass windows bring the outside into the living area. The floor plan was designed to allow every room to have an intimate connection to the outside.
This minimalist house by the lake south of Malmö, Sweden brings the outside in with large windows. Designed by Lindvall A&D, the house has unobstructed views of the surroundings from all sides. The large windows also allow plenty of light to filter through the house.
This modernist house in Gurgaon, Haryana, India designed by DADA & Partners is a fusion between traditional and modern architecture. The house was designed around a courtyard which forms the centre of the house. The steel and timber staircase is the focus of the house as you enter the double-height front door. The V-shaped support columns add another feature to the modernist architecture.
Located on a corner of an irregular street grid, this modern home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has a curve brick corner to respond to the street layout. The split level architectural design by Qb Design makes efficient use of tight urban space.
This modern house located in the foothills above Snoqualmie, Washington is a two-building complex with energy efficient home design by Johnston Architects. Using blow-down trees from storms to provide logs for siding and ground source heat pump supplemented by solar energy, the house is very livable within its environment.
Budenberg Haus Projekte in Altrincham near Manchester, England is an unique apartment building shaped like a boat. Located next to a canal, this development designed by famed architectural firm Foster and Partners used pre-fabricated materials and pre-cast curved concrete slabs to achieve high building quality. The units range from one to three bedrooms with single-level or one-and-a-half storey height flats.