In the bustling streets of Kandivali, Mumbai—famed for its vibrant culture—lies the House O, a masterclass in design from Studio MAT. Crafted in 2023, this narrow concrete house flawlessly merges style with sustainability.
Emphasizing ventilation and visual appeal, it offers a fresh solution to typical architectural monotony seen in Mumbai. The house not only shines in aesthetics but also champions green living with its on-grid solar systems, rainwater harvesting, and unique three-layered facade to maximize natural light.
In the heart of Elsternwick, Melbourne, a renowned Australian suburb known for its vintage charm, the Kritikides family’s four-bedroom house has undergone a transformative journey in 2023. Under the expert guidance of Keen Architecture, this once traditional space has blossomed into a harmonious blend of heritage and modern design. With vibrant hues, personalized touches, and an emphasis on communal spaces, the Elsternwick Renovation exemplifies how homes can be both stylish and functional.
In the heart of Ivanhoe, Australia, famed for its rich heritage, Splinter Society unveils the Tear Away House — a modern, concrete marvel set against a backdrop of historic masonry.
This two-story home masterfully balances the old with the new, introducing raw insitu concrete elements, all while retaining portions of its original structure. Highlighting unexpected spaces and maximizing light, the design boasts features such as a concealed rooftop balcony and an expansive underground games room.
Overlooking Lake Superior in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the Copper Harbor house stands resilient against nature’s toughest challenges. Crafted by Prentiss + Balance + Wickline Architects in 2022, this modern retreat marries form and function.
Beyond shielding from snow and wind, it offers mesmerizing views, whether it’s a winter storm, the shimmering Northern Lights, or the expansive lake. Every design choice, from cantilevered decks to the metal-and-glass contrast, accentuates the beauty of its surroundings.
Amid the scenic vine-draped slopes and towering mountain peaks of Parcines in South Tyrol, Italy, the Klein Fein Hotel Anderlahn emerges as a testament to contemporary design by Monovolume Architecture + Design.
This newly minted 2023 hotel masterfully intertwines the essence of nature with luxurious amenities, offering an unparalleled oasis of relaxation and tranquility.
Unveiling the M50, a masterpiece by Vives Pons Homes in Dénia, Spain. This modern detached house seamlessly combines two contrasting volumes, resulting in spaces that fluidly transition from expansive day zones to cozy nighttime areas.
Utilizing invisible corners and disappearing carpentry, M50 provides uninterrupted views of its garden, while also offering a captivating glimpse of the iconic Costa Blanca’s coastal vistas.