StoryTime Rocking Chair
StoryTime Rocking Chair

StoryTime Rocking Chair

This is called the “StoryTime Rocking Chair” made by Hal Taylor. It's his solution to not having a lap large enough for three children during story time. If you have little…

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Lego in Seattle…
A place for everything and everything in its place!

Lego in Seattle…

Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, Washington - Board & Vellum Size:      3,300 square feet; 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms Year built:      1902;   Remodeled 2013 Builder:  …

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Hollowed-out house in Sydney
Wide openings allow you to see through the house.

Hollowed-out house in Sydney

Mosman, Sydney - Tribe Studio Completion Date: March 2013 Photography: Katherine Lu There’s literally a hole through this house but it does not compromise privacy. This is an example of…

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HomeMade
Glass brings in natural light while giving more beauty to the exterior.

HomeMade

London, UK - Bureau de Change Design Office Built Area: 210 sqm Renovation Year: 2012 Photographs: Eliot Postma Two houses merge into one. The aim of this renovation was to…

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Lofts Yungay
This building containing 20 units looks like lego pieces in the middle of the Chilean town from afar.

Lofts Yungay

Valparaiso, Chile - Rearquitectura Site Area: 400 sqm Project Area: 1,350 sqm Project Year: 2008-2009 Photography: Marcos Mendizabal The requirement was for a  community housing project containing 20 homes. The site…

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Laminate flooring – a saga of smoke, noise and frustration
Narrow board laminate flooring showing a typical 'click' connection.

Laminate flooring – a saga of smoke, noise and frustration

It seems obvious, doesn’t it? Laminate? Well, to cut laminate you use the finest tooth blade you can get and I had almost 200 m2 of flooring to get down. So…

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Tyrol Hills Modern
All furnishings and accessories give a hint of the 80's.

Tyrol Hills Modern

Tyrol Hills, Minneapolis - Peterssen / Keller Architecture Photography: Paul Crosby Architectural Photography This modern home has a touch of the 80’s vibe from which it came from. But this…

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Cliff Face House
An aerial view over Barrenjoey Lighthouse and Palm Beach

Cliff Face House

Palm Beach, NSW Australia  -  Fergus Scott Architects and Peter Stutchbury Architecture Project duration:     2007 - 2011 Completion:     2011 Photography:     Michael Nicholson Awards:     Winner 2012…

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Traditional Brick House With Modern Glass Extension
The glass house extension exhibiting the contrast between the old and the new.

Traditional Brick House With Modern Glass Extension

Hampshire, UK - AR Design Studio Year: 2012 Photography: Martin Gardner Adding a contemporary design without remodelling a very old building can generate various reactions from the people looking. This…

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San-Sen House

Valle de Bravo, Mexico - Alejandro Sánchez García Arquitectos Built Area:     860 m2 including decks Lot size:     Acreage Project Year:     2008 Photography:     Jaime Navarro Soto The…

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PH House
A long, narrow pool installed in the terrace of a small house.

PH House

Buenos Aires, Argentina - Estudio HMA Built Area: 126 m2 Exposed Area: 63 m2 Photography: Esteban Lobo Houses with multiple rows of identical floors sheltering different residents are common in…

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House on Limekiln Line
A house with an extended walkway for watching the splendid surroundings.

House on Limekiln Line

Huron County, Ontario - Studio Moffitt Built area:     81 sq. m2  (875 Sq. ft.) Land area:    10 hectares (25 acres) Year built:     2011 Photography:      Gabriel Li and…

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Harborview Townhouses
A good mix of style, function and affordability... Harborview Townhomes - Portland, Maine

Harborview Townhouses

Portland, Maine - Kaplan Thompson Architects Built area:    11,841 sq. ft. Photography:    Trent Bell Photography It seems to us that, all too often, the first thing that disappears in…

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Brick House

Melbourne, Australia - Clare Cousins Photography: Shannon McGrath As every parent knows, life is viewed very differently when that first child arrives.  What may have been the perfect house for…

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Amazing Homes and Buildings

Architectural design is limited only by the imagination. Translating that design sometimes has constraints as Jorn Utzen discovered with the Sydney Opera House. Fortunately, building technologies continue to challenge new…

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