Known as the House of the Sacred Rock, this contemporary Japanese dwelling is centered around a serene courtyard with a beautiful story. Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP designed the northern Kyoto home to feel visually connected to the natural views of Mount Hiei and other elements of the surrounding landscape. At the same time, they also wanted to retain privacy from next-door neighbors.
Iranian architect Milad Eshtiyaghi creates wonderful concepts for unique contemporary homes.
This contemporary home concept, designed by Adriano Design and visualized by Truetopia, provides dramatic views of the surrounding rice paddy...
If you dream of living in a picturesque house in the woods, you might be envious of this latest project by Mobius Architekci. Circle Wood is a private home located in Izabelin, a village in Warsaw West County, Poland. The elegant abode has a circular floor plan that emphasizes views looking outward to the surrounding pine forest. The woods gave the designers the idea for the home's circular form.
From dated tiles to antique windows, many old houses have unusual features that tell their history.
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. Boasting an impressively waving roof, the designers wanted the abode to blend in with the gently contoured landscape that surrounds it. The project represents a new beginning for client Scott Friedmann, who lost his family home in 2017 in a fire that forced him to rebuild. PARTISANS replaced the home with this beautifully modern nature retreat.
The hallmark of modernism in the 20th century was the idea that “form follows function.
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. Architect Alex Nerovyna accentuates this playful move with a thick white border around the entire front façade of York House, a three-story home hidden in a remote forest. The resulting building looks like a simple house sketch extruded to create the perfect blend of elegance and playfulness.
Do you love the city but hate feeling disconnected from nature?
If you are a fan of cabin architecture, you have probably seen a lot of A-frame structures.