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Dune House: A Coastal Retreat in South Africa

Dune House: A Coastal Retreat in South Africa

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.

Muskoka Cottage: A Modern Twist on Lakeside Living

Muskoka Cottage: A Modern Twist on Lakeside Living

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.

Leichhardt House: Sydney’s 1882 Cottage Turned Modern Marvel

Leichhardt House: Sydney’s 1882 Cottage Turned Modern Marvel

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.

Wallachian Family Cottage: Henkai Architekti’s Testament to Humble Elegance

Wallachian Family Cottage: Henkai Architekti’s Testament to Humble Elegance

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.

H-House: A Waterfront Retreat by Klochenko Architects in Ukraine

H-House: A Waterfront Retreat by Klochenko Architects in Ukraine

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.

The Sandbox: Unconventional Cottage Design in Bathurst

The Sandbox: Unconventional Cottage Design in Bathurst

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.

Muskoka Cottage: Where Minimalism Meets Rustic Elegance

Muskoka Cottage: Where Minimalism Meets Rustic Elegance

Escape to the enchanting Muskoka Cottage, a contemporary and minimalist gem nestled in the picturesque landscape of northern Ontario, Canada. Designed by AKB Architects in 2021, this luxurious retreat invites you to indulge in the rustic charm of cottage living while enjoying breathtaking panoramic views of a pristine freshwater lake.

With 7,500 square feet (697 square meters) of space, this family-friendly haven boasts an array of amenities and cozy spaces, making it the perfect backdrop for unforgettable summer memories.