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Chic and stylish beach house retreat on the Stinson Lagoon, California

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This contemporary beach house retreat was designed by CCS Architecture, located in Seadrift on the Stinson Lagoon in Marin County, California. Although the lagoon is filled with Pacific Ocean Sea water, it is shallow and warm – much like a lake and so used for swimming, paddling, and many other non-motorized water sports. While beach houses are often […]

Stunning courtyard house in Wisconsin builds on its mid-century roots

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This courtyard house project involves the renovation and addition of a 1960s mid-century modern ranch house located in Madison, Wisconsin, designed by Bruns Architecture. The scope of the project was to balance the introverted nature of a courtyard with the bold personality of an extrovert all while managing matters of privacy. This renovation builds on its […]

Classic ranch house nestled on the beautiful Santa Lucia Preserve

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This classic ranch house was designed by BAR Architects, located on a sprawling 19 acres of property in the Santa Lucia Preserve, California. The 11,800 square foot compound was conceived of multiple wings that interconnect to form small, low building structures. The architects designed the wings to form a courtyard as well as private landscaped zones […]

Striking modern home in Cape Town showcases an inverted pyramid roof

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SAOTA Architecture & Design completed this spectacular family home with an inverted pyramid roof, located in Cape Town, South Africa. Set below Lion’s Head, the residence showcases views of Table Mountain, Lion’s Head, Signal Hill, the city of Cape Town and the mountains of the Boland and the winelands beyond. The architecture was designed to maximize views of […]

Extraordinary home in Dallas built around a central courtyard

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Stocker Hoesterey Montenegro Architects designed this fabulous contemporary home that surrounds a courtyard, located in the family friendly neighborhood of Highland Park, in Dallas, Texas. The homeowners are a couple with three young children who had resided down the street for years. They were looking to build their dream home and were searching for the perfect property […]

Seaside home perched above Laguna Beach with relaxed indoor-outdoor living

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Perched atop a rocky coastal promontory overlooking Laguna Beach, California, this relaxing seaside home designed by Horst Architects along with Aria Design embraces its unique oceanfront site. The architectural plan of this residence is based upon the homeowner’s request to have an inviting and comfortable family home along the coast. A place where they could entertain family […]

Industrial attic apartment in Bulgaria with a fantastic interior renovation

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This small reconstructed industrial attic apartment was designed by architect Dimitar Karanikolov and interior designer Veneta Nikolova, located in Sofia, Bulgaria. The architect and designer had been working and living in London for severals years before deciding to move back to their roots in Sofia. The discovered a small yet intriguing loft space that was situated in a newly constructed development. […]