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Aradas House by RVDM Architects

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 23, 2012
Founded in 1997 by Ricardo Vieira de Melo, Portuguese design firm RVDM Architects presents the Aradas House. Located in the seaside city of Aveiro in Portugal’s Centro Region, the spacious and decidedly modern two-story home is comprised of a s...

AA House by OAB

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 12, 2012
The Office of Architecture Barcelona (OAB) has just recently completed work on an impressive project that is just as much a living space as it is a geometric instrument. Each aspect of the structure maintains a vertically consistent relationship, wit...

The Basket Tree in France by A/LTA Architects

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 8, 2012
The Basket Tree by members of the French architectural and urban construct group A/LTA have simply yet ingeniously put two and two together to create a usable, family-friendly apparatus. As the name suggests, “The Basket Tree,” or ‘...

Ipes House by StudioMK27

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 8, 2012
StudioMK27 was at the helm of the recent Ipes House in São Paulo, Brazil. A decidedly modern look, the Ipes House is an experimentation of sorts using exposed concrete. Intended to project the view of a “floating box,” the home’s bo...

Bologna Guest House by Enrico Iascone Architects

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 6, 2012
Located in Bologna, Italy, Enrico Iascone Architects have created a remarkable guest house set against an audience of oak, maple and ash trees. The two-floor structure crafted of wood takes advantage of its surroundings – utilizing a large prim...

Emasies House on Andros Island by klab architects

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 6, 2012
It’s no small technical feat for an architect to design sound structures atop the rocky coastlines surrounding Greece, but klab architects have risen to the challenge with this unique house on Andros Island. Culling inspiration from ancient Gre...

Houseboat on the Eilbek Canal by Sprenger von der Lippe

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 5, 2012
Positioned within a waterway in Hamburg, Germany, and officially completed in 2010, the Houseboat on the Eilbek Canal by Sprenger von der Lippe is a seamless juxtaposition of a secluded, outdoor environment with a contemporarily designed facade and i...

Maruma House by Fernanda Canales

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 3, 2012
Situated in Mexico City, Mexico, the Maruma House by Fernanda Canales blends a modern balance of openness and privacy. Completed in 2011, the home boasts a decidedly edgy exterior with very defined lines that make up its four-story construction. The...

Maison E3 by Natalie Dionne Architecte

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 23, 2012
Named for its cross-sectional resemblance to the letters E and a backward E (or 3), Maison E3 is the multi-leveled masterpiece recently completed by Natalie Dionne Architecte near the Jean Talon Market in Montreal, Canada. Apart from its interesting...

S Cube Chalet by AGi Architects

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 22, 2012
A strong angular profile is the mainstay of the S Cube Chalet. Home to three separate residences, the Madrid and Kuwait City-based AGi Architects set out to offer an uninhabited view of the local Kuwaiti landscape. A polarizing view of the sea at one...

Our House by DAR612

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 20, 2012
Located on a steep hillside in Zagreb, Croatia, is the latest architectural project from design firm DAR612. Dubbed “Our House,” the residential unit comes with a flat roof and stretched out form while the hill’s slope allows for ac...

Caro Hotel by Francesc Rifé Studio

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 19, 2012
Located in the heart of Valencia, Spain, Francesc Rifé Studio has recently completed interior renovations of the storied Caro Hotel. Unique and authentic in style, the project was a labor of love – utilizing clean, geometric lines with the orig...

Bulgari Sets Its Sights On London with New Hotel

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 14, 2012
For the first time in 40 years, Bulgari recently opened the first new-build luxury hotel London has seen, in good time for the London 2012 Olympic Games. This new property sits elegantly in Knightsbridge, its interior proudly designed by a team led b...

French Alps Mountain Cabin “Chalet Cyanella” by Bo Design

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 14, 2012
Set in the French Alps, “Chalet Cyanella” was developed by urban consultants Bo Design. Embracing elements of the natural surroundings, wood dominates the structure, which sprawls across mountainous terrain. Entwined in the landscape, thi...

Lai Residence by PMK+Designers

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 11, 2012
A brand new residential space in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan has been put forward by design firm PMK+Designers. Light tones and a diversely designer interior characterize the space, while the two-story penthouse and centralized location make it both conve...