Another of the many reasons why we love this Texan home is this stunning outdoor terrace that opens up in the backyard leading to the pool and a lush green turf. Certainly creates an amazing contrast with the home’s entrance don’t you think?
In another view of the living space we see a wall mirror recessed lighting and two large mineral specimens that add earthy interest: Check out the kitchen below complete with a refrigerator and a GE oven powered by propane. The dining area is tucked neatly against the window so there’s room to eat live and breathe.
The philosophy of ‘less is more’ seems to be getting popular pretty fast. The number of homes that are adopting and adapting to the trend of minimalism and semi-minimalism is a tribute to this design principle. It is both aesthetically and economically sound strategy to employ and the Hewitt Avenue Home in Toronto Canada seems to have chosen a similar path. Designed by Altius Architecture the home owners wanted a sleek efficient and ergonomic modern home.
We have always maintained that renovating or revamping an existing home is a far more difficult task than designing a brand new home. Creating a gorgeous and contemporary extension for a home located in an historic neighborhood is a far more demanding proposition.
The house grabs attention with its interesting contrasts crisp lines and an emphasized breezy feeling. It was built by Belzberg Architects in 2012 and a year later — this year — it managed to grab the 2013 Ontario Association of Architects Design Excellence award. The images will speak for themselves …
Gorgeous modern homes are constantly taking shape all across the planet and Faro Portugal is a location where one would expect to find quite a few of them. One of the more popular holiday destinations of Europe the region’s mild weather and lovely beaches make it an absolute dream. The designed by Groupo Dunaplana not only charms with its spacious interiors and the luxurious lifestyle it also promises all the delights of Portugal’s most visited province — the Faro District.
The next featured collection of dwellings is a series of modular apartments located in Japan. Built by Sankyo Frontier Co. Ltd. these residences are constructed from units that have been subjected to strength and water tightness tests. Not to mention wall ceiling and floor insulation and soundproofing have been enhanced in compliance with the Revised Building Standards Law.