Step into Valgums, a transformed lakeside family residence in Latvia, creatively reenvisioned by Zane Tetere-Sulce in 2023.
Merging traditional wooden aesthetics with contemporary features, the home showcases a striking roofline, floor-to-ceiling windows, and an eye-catching ‘Shou Sugi Ban’ facade. Its interior, designed for spacious living and illuminated by natural light, radiates comfort and style, positioning Valgums as an architectural highlight.
Perched high in the Okanagan valley, the Schlotfeldt Residence, designed by Omar Gandhi Architect in 2021, stands as a testament to industrial design harmonizing with nature. This single-family residence merges with its mountainous terrain, embodying resilience against the harsh elements of fire, wind, and snow. The corten-clad house, resembling a land ship, offers panoramic 270-degree views, showcasing the breathtaking Okanagan valley and surrounding mountains.
Explore the Dune House by KLG Architects, a 2022 coastal retreat in Betty’s Bay, South Africa. This cottage-style residence uniquely balances environmental sensitivity with modern living. Its design features a wind-protective roofscape and an elevated structure on timber posts, offering stunning views of the ocean, sky, and mountains.
Embodying sustainable practices and seamless integration with nature, the Dune House is a true custodian of its landscape.
Discover the charm of Muskoka Cottage, a historic gem turned contemporary haven. Reigo & Bauer, known for their delicate yet bold redesigns, have transformed this nearly two-century-old lakeside retreat into a modern masterpiece.
While embracing the cottage’s original structure and Western red cedar interior, they’ve infused it with modern elements and pops of color, marrying the family’s love for Pop Art with the timeless appeal of Muskoka’s rustic elegance.
In the vibrant heart of Sydney, Australia, the Leichhardt House stands as a testament to artful rejuvenation. This former 1882 worker’s cottage, redesigned by Porebski Architects in 2022, beautifully weaves the elegance of contemporary design into its historic two-story structure.
Every nook and cranny of this property, from its intelligent use of light to its rich internal textures, resonates with the charm of Sydney’s inner-west and the innovative spirit of modern Australian living.
Welcome to the Wallachian Family Cottage, a symphony of simple elegance and functional design. Henkai Architekti harmonizes modern wooden style with the tranquil beauty of Prostřední Bečva, Czech Republic. Nestled amidst the green expanse of a fruit orchard, this single-storey abode pays homage to Wallachia’s humble charm, offers stunning panoramic views of Radhošť, and is thoughtfully composed to blend seamlessly with its surroundings.
Dive into the tranquil allure of H-House, a waterfront retreat designed by Klochenko Architects.
Situated on the banks of the Dnipro river in Ukraine, this haven is a harmonious blend of privacy and communal spaces. Its minimalist design, accented by warm clay stucco and panoramic river views, fosters a serene connection to the landscape. Constructed to indulge in the company of loved ones or enjoy solitude, it embodies the beauty of architectural art and nature in perfect symphony.
Discover the striking beauty of The Sandbox, an alluring minimalist cottage nestled in the heart of Bathurst, Canada, designed by Peter Braithwaite Studio.
Inspired by the ruggedly beautiful shoreline of the Bay of Chaleur and the extreme weather conditions brought by the Gulf of St. Lawrence, this contemporary masterpiece is a true testament to innovative and resilient architecture. The Sandbox transcends the boundary between indoor domesticity and the breathtaking coastal landscape, resulting in a design that gracefully embraces its environment while withstanding the harsh Atlantic climate.