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K House: Tropical Modernism Meets Traditional Indian Home

FeaturedSleek wooden facade and pool reflecting the modern tropical structure.

Designed by the innovative Atelier Design N Domain, the K House in Alibag, India showcases a captivating transformation of a traditional family home into a modern, tropical-inspired masterpiece. This contemporary residential project seamlessly blends the original structure with a new, open-plan design that prioritizes natural light, ventilation, and a seamless indoor-outdoor connection.

Situated in a lush, tropical village on the outskirts of Bombay, the K House exemplifies the studio’s commitment to sustainable design practices and a sensitive approach to integrating the new with the existing.

West Broadway Housing: Maximizing Space in Boston’s Narrow Lots

Striking modern apartment building with glass facades and brick accents, framed by bare trees.

Merge ArchitectsWest Broadway Housing in Boston, MA, United States, is a six-unit multi-unit residential building that showcases a unique architectural approach to its narrow, 27-foot-wide site. Designed in 2019, the project utilizes an exterior light well to provide natural ventilation and illumination, while its carefully composed and crafted facade of glass-fiber reinforced concrete panels creates a contemporary yet contextual break in the street’s vernacular.

La Jolla Residence: Seamless Integration of Home and Garden

This modern architectural home features a lush, tiered garden with a sleek glass facade.

Situated in the picturesque coastal community of La Jolla, California, the La Jolla Residence is a masterpiece of innovative design by McCullough Landscape Architecture. This single-family house showcases a captivating integration with its natural surroundings, blending seamlessly into the sloping terrain of Mount Soledad. The project’s commitment to form, function, and environmental sustainability makes it a standout in the world of residential architecture.