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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.

Greentree Residence: Reviving a 1930s Historic Modern Home

A mid-century modern home surrounded by lush greenery and vibrant flowers.

When the in-floor radiant piping failed in the slab of this 2,700-square-foot historic modern home from the 1930s, the owners were presented with a challenging decision. The Greentree Residence, a house located in Bloomfield Township, Michigan, United States, was restored by Disbrow Iannuzzi, showcasing their expertise in reviving vintage properties. The design team replaced the floor slab with bespoke pigmented and polished concrete, added a second-floor bedroom, and renovated the entire home, preserving the original steel-framed glazing.

The Windsor Residence: Capturing Breathtaking Vistas in Los Angeles

Modern open-concept living space with wood-paneled walls, sleek furniture, and panoramic city views.

Situated atop a steeply sloping site in Los Angeles, California, the Windsor Residence showcases the innovative design of AUX Architecture. This captivating house seamlessly integrates an existing retaining wall, overcoming the challenges of extreme topography, poor soil conditions, and a limited budget. Comprising two distinct masses, the home’s double-height living area delicately balances on the retaining wall, while a single-story bedroom wing interlocks, creating a striking L-shaped section.

Arayaasanee House: A Family Home That Embraces River Views in Amphawa

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Explore Arayaasanee House, designed by dminusplusb and situated in Amphawa, Thailand. This private residence, completed in 2019, perfectly exemplifies modern tropical style. Spanning 1,500 square meters, its design harmoniously blends with the surrounding river and canal, offering stunning views and innovative architectural solutions that respect both privacy and the natural beauty of Amphawa.