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Freebird: Transformative Indonesian House Design

FeaturedLush tropical garden surrounds modern pool house with expansive wooden deck and seating area.

Boasting a striking ‘H’-shaped layout, the captivating Freebird residence in Indonesia, designed by Alexis Dornier in 2023, seamlessly integrates indoor and outdoor living. Featuring a living room suspended above the swimming pool, this transformative space showcases retractable glass walls that blur the boundaries between the home and its lush tropical surroundings. Sustainability is a cornerstone of the design, with the expertise of Eco Mantra significantly reducing the property’s energy consumption and carbon footprint.

Six Mile Lake Cottage: Blurring the Lines Between Nature and Design

FeaturedModern lakeside home with gable roofs, wooden accents, and expansive porch.

Situated in the picturesque Muskoka District Municipality of Ontario, Canada, the Six Mile Lake Cottage by BLDG Workshop showcases a seamless integration of indoor and outdoor living.

Designed in 2024, this stunning single-family home embraces the serene beauty of the Georgian Bay landscape, blurring the line between the built environment and the natural surroundings. With a focus on connecting the cottage to the undulating shoreline, the design aims to remove any sense of division, allowing the tranquility of the lakeside setting to permeate the interior spaces.

Benedict Canyon: A Beverly Hills Home Designed for Modern Living

FeaturedModern glass and stone home surrounded by lush greenery and a swimming pool.

Designed by acclaimed Whipple Russell Architects, the Benedict Canyon house in Beverly Hills, California, showcases a seamless blend of indoor and outdoor living spaces. Originally envisioned for a sports enthusiast, this modern home has evolved to cater to the needs of its new owners, while preserving the original architectural vision. From the dramatic double-height foyer to the expansive glass walls that blur the line between indoors and out, this 2023 project exemplifies the epitome of resort-style living in the heart of the California hills.

Zen Houses: Petr Stolín Architekt’s Tranquil Czech Refuge

Rustic cabins nestled among lush greenery and tall grasses, reflecting a serene outdoor setting.

Designed by renowned architect Petr Stolín, the captivating Zen Houses in Liberec, Czech Republic, epitomize a philosophy of housing simplification. These modern dwellings feature a minimalist aesthetic, with the perimeter defining the inner space and strategic glazing that seamlessly integrates the neighboring landscape. The carefully balanced proportions and flow of the interior create a unique spatial experience, fostering a sense of visual connectivity even between the separate houses.

Pavilion in the Garden: Seamless Integration of Nature and Architecture

A modern glass and concrete structure surrounded by lush greenery and trees.

Designed by the renowned architecture firm spaceworkers, the Pavilion in the Garden project in Mouriz, Portugal is a captivating exploration of the harmonious relationship between architecture, nature, and human experience. This minimalist and modernist structure, completed in 2022, transcends the boundaries of physical construction, serving as a philosophical manifestation of simplicity, purity, and integration with the surrounding natural environment.

Casa Giardino: Transforming a 1970s Apartment in Rome

Sleek, minimalist kitchen with warm wood accents, terrazzo flooring, and arched alcove.

Casa Giardino in Rome, Italy, is a captivating apartment redesign by architect Manuela Tognoli. This 110-square-meter residence, situated in the verdant Città Giardino neighborhood, boasts a seamless connection between the indoor living spaces and the surrounding lush garden.

Tognoli’s masterful design transformed the apartment’s original 1970s layout, creating a harmonious flow of light and energy between the home and its outdoor oasis.

MLC House: Embracing Greenery in São Paulo’s Residential Oasis

Warm, rustic living room with wooden ceiling, concrete walls, and eclectic furnishings.

Located in the vibrant city of São Paulo, Brazil, the MLC House is a captivating residential project designed by the renowned architecture firm Bernardes Arquitetura. Completed in 2020, this house embraces the surrounding greenery, blurring the boundaries between indoor and outdoor living. The strategic positioning of the garden and the use of a concrete gable structure create a harmonious and permeable living space, seamlessly integrating the house with its natural surroundings.