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Arlington House: A Luxury Boutique Residential Renovation in Boston

Vibrant brick building with distinctive architectural elements and warm autumn foliage.

Arlington House, a boutique, five-unit residential building in Boston’s Bay Village neighborhood, showcases a harmonious blend of historic preservation and contemporary design. Crafted by acclaimed architect Hacin, this project encompasses the renovation of a 1931 commercial building and a two-story addition, culminating in four distinct, luxury residences and a penthouse unit boasting grand views of the surrounding Bay Village and Back Bay areas.

Melides: Portugal’s Coastal House by José Adrião Architects

A modern, minimalist white building with large windows framed by lush trees and shrubs.

Located in the quaint town of Grândola, Portugal, the Melides House by José Adrião Architects is a stunning example of modern architecture seamlessly blending with the surrounding countryside. This single-family residence, designed in 2023, features a thoughtful layout that maximizes natural light and ventilation, creating a harmonious indoor-outdoor living experience.

The property’s unique characteristics, including its origins as a forester’s or farmer’s retreat, have been skillfully incorporated into the design, preserving the essence of the site while elevating it with contemporary sensibilities.

Contemporary Dogtrot: A Breathtaking Waterfront Retreat in Beaufort

FeaturedModern kitchen with black cabinetry, marble countertop, and brass accents; vaulted ceiling with wood beams.

The Contemporary Dogtrot, designed by Frederick + Frederick Architects in Beaufort, South Carolina, USA, is a stunning 2300-square-foot house that showcases the timeless charm of the dogtrot architectural style. Situated on a high, wooded lot overlooking Battery Creek, this modern interpretation captures the refreshing breezes off the water, creating an open and airy living experience.

The interior’s clean, fresh palette provides the perfect backdrop for the homeowners’ carefully curated antique collections, blending contemporary design with classic elements.

Villa Sassella: Luxurious Lake Como Retreat by Nomade

FeaturedInviting living room with ornate mirror, plush navy sofa, and garden view through window.

Nestled along the picturesque shores of Lake Como in Italy, Villa Sassella has undergone a stunning transformation at the hands of the renowned Nomade Architettura design team. This 2023 project showcases their meticulous approach, seamlessly blending modern elegance with the villa’s historic charm. From the light-filled living spaces to the exquisitely appointed bedrooms, every detail has been thoughtfully curated to create a harmonious and inviting living experience.

House 006: Sustainable and Modular Architecture in Orinda

Modern, sleek home with large windows, wood accents, and a surrounding garden in a wooded setting.

Connect Homes, a leading architecture firm, has designed House 006, a captivating residential project located in Orinda, California, United States. This modern masterpiece combines a Connect 8 primary residence with a complementary Connect 2 guesthouse/ADU, creating a harmonious and versatile living space. Showcasing the firm’s expertise in contemporary design, House 006 blends seamless functionality with a sleek aesthetic, making it a must-see for architecture and interior design enthusiasts.

House 022: A Connect Homes Modern Residence in Los Angeles

A modern, dark-colored two-story home with large windows, a well-landscaped yard, and a minimalist design.

Connect HomesHouse 022, a stunning example of modern architectural design, is nestled in the vibrant city of Los Angeles, California, United States. This 2018 residential project, a Connect 6T model, showcases the brand’s commitment to sustainable and innovative home design. Crafted with a keen eye for detail and a focus on functional elegance, House 022 seamlessly blends its contemporary aesthetic with the surrounding West Los Angeles landscape, creating a harmonious living experience for its residents.

Kristy – Hughesdale House: Sustainable Design for a Growing Family

Contemporary home with sleek black exterior, open-plan layout, and lush landscaping.

Eckersley ArchitectsKristy – Hughesdale House in Melbourne, Australia, showcases a stunning single-level extension to a Victorian weatherboard, seamlessly blending modern design with the property’s historical charm. Designed in 2020, this family-friendly house features an open living space that effortlessly connects to the large backyard, addressing the homeowners’ need for additional space. The strategic placement of skylights and the use of robust materials, such as concrete, natural stone, and timber, create a harmonious and low-maintenance interior, while the structure’s flexible design allows for future expansion with a second level.

Rotterdam Loft: Spacious & Airy Apartment Design

A cozy modern living room with large windows overlooking lush greenery and an open kitchen area.

Rotterdam Loft, a stunning apartment design by Kumiki Architecture, exemplifies a harmonious blend of rigorous yet thoughtful interventions. Located in the vibrant city of Rotterdam, Netherlands, this project showcases a dynamic interplay of open, light-filled spaces that cater seamlessly to the clients’ family lifestyle. Preserving the original elements of the urban dwelling, the design seamlessly incorporates contemporary materials and forms, creating a captivating balance between the old and the new.