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Delightful country house retreat in Brazil merges indoor and outdoor

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This spectacular country house retreat was designed by architect Miguel Pinto Guimarães of MPG Arquitetura, located just outside of São Paulo, Brazil. The architect first visited the property without the clients, wishing to get a feel of the terrain and let the project materialize. Picking up his ink pen, he put the first draft of this country […]



Industrial meets modern in renovated Australian home with fresh details

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This stunning renovated contemporary home was designed by residential building company, Capital Building, located in South Coogee, a coastal suburb in Sydney, Australia. Showcasing high-quality workmanship, this light and airy residence has undergone a renovation and extension with an earthy feel throughout. The living space offers a total of 3,552 square feet, with four bedrooms and […]

Modern take on a farmhouse: Weekend retreat in Napa wine country

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Design-build studio Remick Associates Architects created this contemporary weekend retreat, which is nestled amongst the vineyards of Napa Valley, California. Five couples spent a weekend together in Napa Valley and, after a long day of wine tasting, they decided two days just wasn’t enough. They got to talking about how fantastic it would be to […]

Impressive wine country retreat embraces the outdoors in California

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Feldman Architecture designed this stunning wine country retreat that consists of two perpendicular bars set on a hillside overlooking the village of Healdsburg, a city in Sonoma County, California. This home boasts plenty of space for entertaining guests with the privacy of a rural retreat. The higher section of this property travels along the ridge of the hill, […]

Rammed earth house hidden in the forested hills of Northern California

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This modern family retreat was constructed of rammed earth, steel and concrete by Feldman Architecture, located in California’s Central Valley. The dwelling is positioned just east of Monterey Bay, nestled amidst the grazing livestock of a thriving 500-acre walnut farm. From the base of a prominent hill, the house opens up to east-facing views of rolling hills […]

LEED Platinum residence gets remarkable transformation in San Francisco

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This LEED Platinum residence was designed for an artist by Andrew Mann Architecture in collaboration with Sherry Williamson Design, located in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. The project included a complete interior and exterior renovation, inspired by the simplicity of New England colonial architecture. The property features clean lines and eco-friendly design features throughout. The scope […]

Breathtaking Colorado home with contemporary farmhouse-style details

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Commissioned by Surround Architecture, Folly Farm is a contemporary expression of historic, additive farmhouse-style architecture located in Boulder, Colorado. The homeowners are a young family that is both energetic and creative. They wished to have a home with casual living spaces to create, play and discover inspiration. To achieve these goals, the design team thoughtfully […]

Breathtaking contemporary home of steel, glass and concrete in Australia

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Spread out over three levels, this breathtaking contemporary home is located in Bayview, a suburb in Sydney’s Northern Beaches, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. This property encompasses 3,519 square feet (327 square meters) with five bedrooms and three bathrooms. This design of this home was brilliant collaboration between client, architect and builder. The result […]

Intriguing cave house with captivating Mediterranean Sea views

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This spectacular home composed of indigenous materials by local artisans is owned by renowned events producer, art director and designer Alexandre de Betak—Bureau Betak. “For 10 years I was dreaming about it, for five years I was looking for a spot for it, for two years working on it, for another two years building it, […]

Small and cozy modern barn house getaway in Vermont

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This minimal modern barn house was designed by Joan Heaton Architects, along with builder Silver Maple Construction, located in Weybridge, Vermont. This property was designed as a simple vacation getaway spot for a family to relax and enjoy the beauty of nature. The structure was sited to take full advantage of southern exposure while maximizing views […]