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Brick Weave House: Exploring Unique Brick Patterns and Geometry

Modern rooftop terrace with brick walls, potted plants, outdoor furniture, and city view.

Situated on the outskirts of Vadodara, India, the Brick Weave House, designed by Manoj Patel Design Studio in 2024, showcases a captivating blend of architectural and spatial moments. This 1140 sq ft house caters to the needs of two generations, where privacy and shared experiences are seamlessly integrated. The design embraces climatic considerations, utilizing a façade screening approach that adds a distinct rustic charm to the linear mass.

First Avenue Residence: Transforming a Century-Old Dairy into a Modern Home

Spacious living room with wood-paneled walls, arched windows, and pendant lighting.

This three-storey house in Toronto, Canada, originally constructed as a dairy over a century ago, underwent an interior renovation by PLANT Architect in 2020. The designers transformed the narrow, townhouse-like layout by strategically redesigning the main staircase, incorporating floor-to-ceiling glass panels, and adding a skylight to visually expand the second-floor living room. The clients’ extensive art collection inspired a curio cabinet-inspired design for this level, complemented by whimsical, bubble-like pendant lighting fixtures.

Villa Vinohrady: Timeless Prague Home Reimagined by Papundekl

An open-concept loft with exposed wooden beams, modern kitchen, and built-in bookshelves.

Villa Vinohrady, a stunning residential project designed by Papundekl architekti, is a remarkable example of contemporary architecture in Prague, Czech Republic.

This 2023 house renovation showcases a harmonious blend of the property’s original 1925 features and modern design elements. The distinctive brick plinth, plastered facade, and high hipped roof with clay tiles are carefully preserved, while a contemporary extension adds two new rental flats with lush rooftop terraces. The interiors boast a neutral color palette, natural materials, and integrated technologies, creating a refined and functional living experience.

Inwood Residence: Sustainable Family Home in Rollingwood

FeaturedA modern, wood-clad house with a wide porch and large windows nestled among tall trees.

Situated in the picturesque town of Rollingwood, Texas, the Inwood Residence showcases the exceptional design work of A Parallel Architecture. This single-family home, built in 2020, sits on a gently sloping one-acre lot, offering sweeping views of the rolling hills of West Austin. With a focus on integrating the residence with its verdant landscape and cherished street, the architects have crafted a thoughtful and harmonious living space that caters to the needs of a young family of four.

Slate House: Sustainable High-End Living in Brighton

FeaturedModern residential home with red brick and gray-colored exterior, surrounded by trees.

Slate House, a new three-level, high-performing, and high-end apartment building in the bayside suburb of Brighton, Melbourne, Australia, was designed by the renowned architecture firm Austin Maynard Architects. Responding to the developers’ brief to create beautiful, thoughtful, refined, and efficient homes, the design is a careful articulation of built form that fits gently within the street’s character, sensitive to the size and presence of neighboring properties.

ME House: Innovating with Natural Materials

Modern house with open-plan living area, wooden slats, and concrete exterior.

Unveiling the ME House in Asunción, Paraguay: a masterpiece by Equipo de Arquitectura that redefines living with natural materials. This two-story haven marries industrial chic with nature’s touch, featuring brick, concrete, and wood accents. Its design maximizes natural light, encourages cross ventilation, and embraces greenery, ensuring every corner breathes comfort and sustainability.

Tree House: A Brick Beauty in London’s Ealing

Modern house with brick facade and large windows next to traditional homes.

Step into the Ealing marvel, a two-bedroom home in London, UK, ingeniously crafted by Fletcher Crane Architects. Embracing a unique brick design, this 2021 project, named Tree House, transforms a former garage site into a striking blend of grey brick, black timber, and sleek metalwork. The interior echoes this raw elegance with ash joinery and terrazzo tiles, ensuring a seamless flow of design from the outside in.

Perfect for those who admire architectural ingenuity and the play of natural light within urban confines.

Lowater House: A Riverside Brick Beauty in Marlow

Modern brick house with large glass windows and manicured lawn.

In the heart of Marlow, United Kingdom, Lowater House stands as a masterpiece by Fletcher Crane Architects, effortlessly blending with the historic charm of its riverside setting. This architectural gem, directly overlooking the Thames, showcases a unique red brick design across two levels, comprising three distinct pitched forms.

With a design that embraces the river and mirrors local architectural traditions, Lowater offers a serene haven, featuring a courtyard with reflective pool views and a design that beautifully merges indoor and outdoor spaces.