Stone Ruin Transformed Into Zero-Energy Villa

Villa Slow, a vacation home in Spain by Laura Álvarez Architecture, is built in the place of an old stone ruin. It is designed to have minimal impact on its environment through use of high quality insulation, and an air-heat pump that produces five kilowatts of energy for every kilowatt that it takes from the […]

Blue House by BETA

The exterior of Blue House by Dutch architecture firm BETA, conforms to the surrounding development of its Amsterdam neighborhood, while also celebrating the clients’ colorful personalities. On the interior, the home is tailored to both entrepreneurial and family life, with the living areas of the home sitting atop an office space. The multi-level living space […]

Stepping Stone House

Architecture studio Hamish & Lyons has completed a house in Berkshire, England, that is raised on stilts above a lake. Stepping Stone House stands in the place of three previously underused and flood-prone buildings, and is now home to a family with five children. The design is closely tied to the surrounding landscape, with large […]

The Evans Tree House

In the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas, the Evans Children’s Adventure Garden is home a new tree house by Modus Studios. The Evans Tree House is the first of three tree houses that will provide space for interactive, educational experiences for children visiting the garden. The form, material, and location of the tree house within the […]

Simple House by Moon Hoon

Seoul-based architect Moon Hoon has completed a three-story home on Sjeju Island in South Korea. The home is made up of three rectangular prisms that are stacked on top of each other and connected by angled support beams. The rotation of the prisms creates a bold, geometric structure and leaves a number of open verandas […]

Stgilat Aiguablava Villa

Stgilat Aiguablava villa in Catalonia’s Costa Brava coast, is capped with an undulating roofline that creates an organic blend between the structure and its geological surroundings. To further merge the structure with its surroundings, Barcelona based architecture firm Cloud 9 designed the home to accommodate for the site’s preexisting community of pine trees, integrated native […]

Architectural Sculptures by David Moreno

Barcelona-based sculptor David Moreno describes his artistic process as “drawing with sculpture.” Moreno’s works show this tone as even in their final form they resemble the scribbly line drawings that they are based on. After creating his original sketches, Moreno welds together hundreds of steel rods to bring his architectural scenes to life. When lit by spotlights, Moreno’s […]

Mondrian Brought to Life

Bulgaria-based design studio Brani & Desi, recently designed an interior inspired by the work of Dutch painter Piet Mondrian. Breakfast with Mondrian uses the forms, lines and colors typical of Mondrian paintings, with black elements that ground the space and a larger white backdrop that activates the colors and makes them pop. While every zone […]

House of Horns

American studio WOJR has designed a sculptural house with a roof shaped like converging halfpipes. The ends of the halfpipes reach up into the sky and give the house its name, House of Horns. These vertical protrusions allow for variable lighting to reach the open indoor living areas. Highly realistic renderings of the home highlight the […]

Topo House by Johnsen Schmaling Architects

Topo House by Johnsen Schmaling Architects is based on early conceptual studies of the site’s topography. As a result, the house blends well with its topographic surroundings, submerged into the ground with a copper roof that slowly emerges. Not only does the architecture of the house act as a continuation of surrounding topography, but the house also […]