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Corner Apartments For All on Kent Avenue

New York is known for its skyscrapers, but one new development is reinventing this cornerstone of the city. 416-420 Kent Avenue by ODA architecture is opening up 800,000 feet of new residential space, with an interesting twist. An innovative new design makes it so that the majority of the units are corner apartments. “By using two standard floor plans and mirroring them […]

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New Transitional Housing Units in Portland

Laura’s Place, a transitional housing facility located in Portland, Oregon, just got a little bit bigger. This local communal home for single mothers just expanded with the help of Architecture Building Culture, who helped to design and create a building that allows for additional residents. This gabled home has a slate grey exterior, with two white panel-clad ends. Each new […]

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A Seamless Transition in the Gap House

The Gap House, a project of STORE MUU design studio, was built in a newly developed neighborhood facing the Sagami Bay in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. A mild year-round climate coupled with a gentle sea breeze meant that an open air floor plan with tiered levels utilized the space and environment, making it an ideal design for this home. There were several goals […]

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A Contemporary Cube in the Woods

This isn’t your average cottage in the middle of the woods. The CUBE House by Yakusha Design Studio was built utilizing an optical illusion — the Cube shape makes the home appear much smaller from the outside, reducing the impact on the landscape while still allowing plenty of interior living space. Located in a forest in Kiev, Ukraine, this design incorporates modernity […]

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Dream Beach House in San Salvador Unveils Rustic Details

This lovely beach house in the Republic of El Salvador was recently completed by architecture and design studio Cincopatasalgato. The project, named Casa Azul, was especially envisioned for a serene family of four. After traveling for quite a while, the owners decided to return to their homeland and build a family home that would reflect their friendly and open […]

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Whimsical Interiors with Classical Inspiration

These interior designs are the work of Shelley Klausman Interiors, a design firm based out of Winter Park, Florida. Part fairy-tale, part classical, these designs cultivate an atmosphere that is charmingly familiar, but with a few surprisingly modern touches. Infused throughout each design is a playful sense of humor. This room is both classical and storybook. Vines […]

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Contemporary Home Woven into Historic Architecture in Berlin

Asdfg Architekten’s Miller’s House project inlays a contemporary design within historic architecture in Berlin’s hip Prenzlauer Berg neighborhood.  The 170-year-old structure needed major updates.  The result, however, is a unique home firmly rooted in the city’s history. The design team worked to restore the beautiful light stone exterior of this home based on a drawing from 1844 […]

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This Teenager’s Room is the Stuff of Celebrity Homes

The teenager that lives in this South African home has an entertainment room that would make Tony Hawk proud.  Inhouse Brand Architects outfitted the space with a concrete skate bowl, inspired by a skate park in London, according to Visi Magazine.  The design team amped up the wow factor with custom artwork by street artist Jack […]

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Apartment Renovation Brings Contemporary Style to Medieval Barcelona

Anke and John Summerhill of Minotti London renovated an upscale apartment in Barrio Gotico, at the heart of medieval Barcelona.  The area is known for dark, narrow streets and historic architecture.  In contrast, the couple opened up this fourth floor space, giving it a contemporary look with lots of natural daylight. Light wooden floors and white walls […]

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