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Rammed earth house in Australia becomes a visionary design

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A farmhouse was purchased as a weekend retreat by a family who commissioned Robson Rak Architects to build a larger house on the 10-acre property in Merricks North, just outside of Melbourne, Australia. The new home was embedded into the ground, comprised of rammed earth, glass and steel. The architects created a rectangular shaped home […]

Amazing glass and steel pad with views over the Sunset Strip

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This two-story contemporary residence is beautiful mix of glass and steel that creates a sophisticated yet intimate atmosphere high above the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles, California. This luxurious private property is hidden behind gates that provides the ultimate in seclusion while providing breathtaking 270 degree views of the city below. The interiors feature three spacious bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms as […]

Cliffside dream home offers waterfront views of Bellingham Bay

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A contemporary waterfront property was designed for a father and his two children by architectural studio McClellan Architects, located along the bay in Bellingham, Washington. The homeowner wanted a home designed to advantage of its beautiful surroundings while at the same time melding with its natural environment. The home was built right into the cliffside, with the […]

Modern concrete house in the Chilean mountains

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This fascinating modern concrete dwelling was designed by Chilean architecture company Estudio Valdés Arquitectos, positioned high atop the rugged mountains of Chile. Nestled boldly on a mountaintop is this dramatic box-like concrete structure that forms a u-shape. Most of the dwelling is enclosed in floor-to-ceiling glass offering views and natural light. On one side of the house […]

Modern steel and glass dwelling in the Colorado mountains

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This conceptually designed house by Israel-based Ando Studio was planned for Jonathan Monjack Architects, to be built in the Colorado mountains, Colorado. Set into the mountainside and surrounded by nature, the exterior of this home is comprised of steel and glass. Inside you will find a spacious single story floor layout wrapped with floor-to-ceiling glass […]

Sexy glass, steel and concrete dwelling in Santa Monica Canyon

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This cutting edge home designed by Gray Matter Architecture in conjunction with designer/builder Rob Hussey, located in Santa Monica Canyon, California. The residence is the personal home of the builder, Rob Hussey, nestled on a quiet, leafy street in the beautiful beach community of Santa Monica. The exciting and bold design of this 4,248 square foot, four […]

Minimally designed home with a warm aesthetic in North Carolina

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Clark Court is a modern and Japanese style home for a young couple with a newborn, completed in 2013 by In Situ Studio, located in Raleigh, North Carolina. The residence is nestled hillside, under three mature oaks trees and oriented towards a pond. The architects were challenged to design an open house that would still allow privacy yet […]

Transparency and light defines this magnificent Brazilian home

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Casa Planalto is a magnificent modern house demonstrating seamless integration of indoor-outdoor living, completed in 2013 by FC Studio in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Designed as an urban house for a family, the interiors are comprised of 6,458 square feet (600 square meters) of living space. The home has been oriented so that the homeowners can enjoy […]