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Cable Mills – River Houses: Transforming Rural Housing Design

A modern, modular home with a mix of black siding and wood accents, surrounded by lush greenery.

Discover the Cable Mills – River Houses in Williamstown, MA, a pioneering multi-unit housing project designed by Merge Architects in 2020. These duplexes blend contemporary design with traditional New England farmhouse styles, offering innovative living spaces along a scenic river’s edge. Perfect for those intrigued by architectural transformation and rural modern living.

Vural House: A Modern Oasis in Istanbul by Pimodek Architecture

FeaturedSleek, modern living space with vibrant artwork, built-in shelving, and minimalist furniture.

Vural House, located in Istanbul, Turkey, represents a stunning example of contemporary house design by Pimodek Architecture. This family house, designed in 2021, transforms a 1990s dwelling into a modern haven with a careful blend of private and shared spaces, integrating art within its walls and extending its beauty to the exterior with thoughtful landscaping. The use of natural stones, a grey and white colour palette, and strategic lighting amplifies its architectural prowess, ensuring a seamless flow between interiors and an inviting outdoor living area.

Wilhelmina Chapel Transformation: Inside Maarssen’s Historical Home

FeaturedBright, airy space with arched window, wooden beams, and modern furnishings.

Discover the Wilhelmina Chapel Transformation, a project by Taanbaas in Maarssen, Netherlands. Once a historical chapel from 1901, it’s now a luxurious house that seamlessly integrates its original character with cutting-edge design. This unique residence showcases a bold removal of the ceiling to reveal wooden structures, a modern central block for essential facilities, and a garden-connecting rear façade.

Farmhouse BGS: How a Spanish Farmhouse Became a Modern Home

Contemporary stone building with large glass windows and wooden accents.

Farmhouse BGS, designed by Enrica Mosciaro in 2020, stands as a testament to architectural evolution in Spain. This house, evolved over three centuries, seamlessly combines its historical significance with modern living standards. Through Enrica Mosciaro’s vision, the structure maintains its agricultural roots while adapting to contemporary needs, showcasing a unique blend of the past and present.

Brigadeiro Apartment: Inside Curitiba’s Modernized 1970s Gem

Modern living room with minimalist furniture and white curtains.

The Brigadeiro Apartment in Curitiba, Brazil, revitalized by Leandro Garcia in 2023, exemplifies a harmonious blend of nostalgia and contemporary design. Originally a vibrant family home in the 1980s, it has been transformed into a spacious, light-filled dwelling. The renovation preserved its 1970s essence, such as original parquet floors, while introducing modern materials and an expansive social area. This real estate piece now serves as a creative retreat for its architect residents, showcasing a unique blend of vintage finds and custom-designed elements.