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.
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.
Located just a short walk from the beach at Bay of Formentor in Mallorca, Spain in the Balearic Islands, Villa Serena has been elegantly refurbished to provide modern comfort. The house was originally built in the 1950’s with beautiful gardens and trees all around. The interior of this Mediterranean home has a relaxing modern design. All the living areas have direct access to the large terraces which surround the house. The swimming pool has views of the sea through the pine trees that are iconic of this region.
This modern family residence in New Delhi, India is designed for three generations of a family. Architecture and design firm Morphogenesis created an energy efficient home that allows air movement and light to flow throughout the house. The lap pool helps with heat absorption on the top terraces. The skylights above the interior garden creates a green sanctuary within the house. Interior spaces are divided into three categories — private domain such as bedrooms and breakfast room, inter-generational spaces such as the kitchen, dinning areas and family room, and public domain where visitors are invited to participate in cultural activities.
The Olive Tree Residence in Los Altos, California sits high on a hill in the Costal Range with sweeping view of the Santa Clara Valley. Architect Mark English created this modern home design with an open plan that takes full advantage of the spectacular view. The clean modern design and simple palette is balanced by a brightly coloured kitchen.