From dated tiles to antique windows, many old houses have unusual features that tell their history. However, some of these characteristics remain hidden until the new residents decide to make some home improvements. Redditor Yamaha234 recently shared a now-viral photo of what his in-laws found after they ripped up old carpet in their home. They discovered a giant Monopoly board painted underneath. The room-sized Monopoly board is based on the classic U.S.
Nestled in the hills overlooking the Icelandic lake of Þingvallavatn sits a camouflaged home called Thingvallavatn House.
Toronto-based architecture firm PARTISANS has designed Fold House, a unique single-family home in Southern Ontario.
The hallmark of modernism in the 20th century was the idea that “form follows function.” Now, architect Koichi Takada is challenging designers to create a new architectural movement focused on environmental responsibility. He believes that in this new style, “form follows nature.” His Sunflower House responds to this call as a single-family home designed to create its own energy.
Architect Reza Mohtashami has designed a conceptual Black Villa in Harriman State Park, New York.
The “house-shaped house” concept is a recent architectural trend that is always fun to see.
Do you love the city but hate feeling disconnected from nature? One conservationist in Seattle got the best of both worlds when she commissioned Olson Kundig to design her home. The resulting City Cabin is a single-family property that looks more like a home in a remote forest than in a metropolitan neighborhood.
If you are a fan of cabin architecture, you have probably seen a lot of A-frame structures.
Hormuz Island sits south of Iran in the Persian Gulf and is often called “rainbow island” in reference to the...
Located near the base of Lion's Head mountain in Cape Town sits the OVD 919 house. It's a massive 10,000 square foot estate designed by the renowned architecture firm SAOTA. Despite its large size, the focus of the copper-roofed home is not only the structure itself, but the gorgeous sky and sea that surround it. SAOTA built it to honor the idyllic South African landscape.