Tag Archives: Architecture

HH47 HOUSE

Based in Sint-Martens-Latem, Belgium, JUMA architects founded by Mathieu Luyens & Julie van De Keere unveiled a new architectural design that hits close to home – their own personal living space and office space.   The HH47 House settled amongst Belgium’s rural outskirts is a beautifully contrasting residence tucked into the private, countryside. The long driveway away from the street leads to a quaint inner court before connecting to the main housing […]

MIA’S OFFICE

The surreal, architectural feat designed by MIA is a regular office space that beautifully mirrors the surrounding, natural environment. An unlikely design scheme for the area, the building blends seamlessly into the nearby greenery and autumnal landscape, resulting in the ideal workspace for ultimate peace of mind.   The building was constructed in a thick, wooden frame filled with insulation, making it particularly energy efficient. The use of this constructive […]

BOWEN ISLAND HOUSE

Located on a 19-square-mile island off the coast of Vancouver, the Bowen Island House was specially designed as an escape from the city into the fresh air of the Canadian mountains.   The 2,930 SF building resides on the coastline of British Columbia, allowing the coveted, stunning views to be the main focal point surrounding the simplistic architectural design. Principal architect Steve McFarlane says nature was the main […]

THE DIRECTOR HOUSE

Designed by Mahmoud Sherif and nicknamed “The Director Will Be Here Shortly”, this beautiful, rugged structure sits above the rocky coast of southern Iceland. Overlooking the vast Reynisfjara beach and  surrounding waters, the exposed, cement architectural feat showcases a minimal housing shell with a cave-like ambience. Residing within the rocky cliffs, the mysterious location compliments the dark, coastal atmosphere.  The brutalist structure is a memorizing architectural design using […]

NEUTRA’S PALM SPRINGS MASTERPIECE FOR SALE

What’s better than a Palm Springs escape? Perhaps one that is a classic piece of modernist Design. Richard Neutra’s Kaufamann Desert House, immortalized in the work of heavyweight photographers Slim Aarons and Julius Shulman, is for sale.   Edgar J. Kaufmann Sr., commissioned Neutra to design the building in 1946. Kaufmann had worked with Frank Lloyd Wright a decade earlier […]

THE ENCHANTING NEST DESIGN CONCEPT

Located within the rural forest of France’s Chateau de Ebaupina lies the design concept of livable treehouse modules called “The Enchanting Nest” by Studio Shanil.  Shanil Riyaz and the design team created this collection of tiered nests amid the surrounding trees and historic castles of southwestern Farnce. This whimsical design is set to bring in tourism to the rural areas including Vibrac, […]

ICELAND VOLCANO MUSEUM

Bee Breeders Architecture Competitions has just announced the winners for their Iceland Volcano Museum design competition.  Located in Northern Iceland, the Volcano Museum is to be placed near Hverfjall volcano in the Dimmuborgir region. The famed volcano has a large, circular crater roughly 140 meters deep and 1,000 meters wide and is estimated to have been created 2500 years ago by a volcanic explosion. The main goal for this […]

DIAMANTEN CABIN

Designed by A38 arkitekter in the winter valley of Oppdal, Norway, the Diamanten Cabin showcases beautiful, stark design among the vastly rural surroundings.   Taken inspiration and named after the Norwegian word for diamond, the icy retreat sits in the Norwegian mountains next to a myriad of other traditional wooden buildings from the 19th-century. However, this architecture is far conventional.   The Diamanten Cabin is “designed as an exercise in the […]

BANG & OLUFSEN BEOGRAM 4000C RECREATED TURNTABLE

Luxury Danish electronics company, Bang & Olufsen, is commemorating their 95th birthday this month with an old-school favorite renovated for the 21st century – The Beogram 4000C Turntable.   Initially released in 1972, the Beograd turntable stunned the audio world with its futuristic look and high-tech design. Now, nearly 50 years since the debut, the Danish company has revamped the luxury urntable favorite […]

ASTON MARTIN SYLVAN ROCK HOUSE

Aston Martin has partnered with S3 Architecture in the newly released design of their first residential estate, Sylvan Rock.   The stunning, modern estate is located in the rural Hudson Valley of Rhinebeck, New York and is the first time that they auto company has designed a private home.   “The estate is ‘a strong marriage of design sensibilities. […]